Kenya, Uganda, & Tanganyika



Catalog:

Date issued: Unknown, EKU March 21, 1937

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "KENYA, UGANDA AND / TANGANYIKA POST OFFICE / G.R. / FOUND / OPEN AND / OFFICIALLY SEALED"

Control Number: "G.P.O. A.25" at upper right

Description: 1937 cover from Chunya, Tanganyika Territory to Hannover, Germany repaired in Dar-es-Salaam with two "Kenya, Uganda, and Tanganyika Post Office" seals.

This seal differs from the regular Drummond OS4 type (shown below) in three ways. First, the "FOUND OPEN..." font is larger; second, the "KENYA UGANDA..." text at the top is smaller; and finally, the box in the center is wider.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.



Catalog: Drummond OS4

Date issued: Unknown, EKU December 12, 1939

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "KENYA, UGANDA AND / TANGANYIKA POST OFFICE / G.R. / FOUND / OPEN AND / OFFICIALLY SEALED"

Control Number: "G.P.O. A.25" at upper right

Description: Censored 1940 cover from Pennsylvania to Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyika Territory sealed at top with two similar KUT seals. Forwarded to London and then again Suffolk, England. Very unusual usage.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.


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