Key: 690  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 7
Issued: 90 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 500,000 sq.km; Capital - Mombasa
Formerly a British Property, located on the east coast of central Africa. Under
British administration through the British East Africa Company between
1885-1895, known since as Kenya Protectorate. After 1903 the stamps of British
East Africa superseded by East Africa and Uganda Protectorate stamps (see
KENYA, UGANDA AND TANZANIA). Now incorporated mainly in KENYA and small part of
it in UGANDA. Stamp issuing between 1890-1903.
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Inscriptions
BRITISH EAST AFRICA COMPANY overprinted on stamps of Great Britain
IMPERIAL BRITISH EAST AFRICA COMPANY
BRITISH EAST AFRICA overprinted on stamps of British East Africa Company
BRITISH EAST AFRICA overprinted on stamps of India
BRITISH EAST AFRICA PROTECTORATE
BRITISH EAST AFRICA overprinted on stamps of Zanzibar

Index
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
      British East Africa Co. Adm. 1887-95
      Imperial Administration 1895-1903
 
Currency
16 Annas = 1 Rupee
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