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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

Stamp issues for Kenya printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. and items found in the Archive

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Kenya stamps printed by Format International Security Printers Ltd.
Links to pages with information on items found in the archive

1976 TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPEMENT Scott #56-9,59a, SG #56-9,MS60
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1976 Telecommunications Developement Stamps
1976 Telecommunications Developement Souvenir Sheet

1976 OLYMPIC GAMES, MONTREAL Scott #60-3,63a, SG #61-4,MS65
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1976 Olympic Games, Montreal Stamps
1976 Olympic Games, Montreal Souvenir Sheet

1976 RAILWAY TRANSPORT Scott #64-7,67a, SG #66-9,MS70
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1976 Railway Transport Stamps
1976 Railway Transport Souvenir Sheet

1976 GAME FISH OF EAST AFRICA Scott #68-71,71a, SG #71-4,MS75
On the right hand side of the 5s value on the souvenir sheet the perforations are 13.5.

1976 Game Fish of East Africa Stamps
1976 Game Fish of East Africa Souvenir Sheet

1982 ORIGINS OF MANKIND, SKULLS Scott #212-15, SG #225-8
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Kenya. The company went into bankruptcy in 1988.

1982 Origins of Mankind, Skulls Stamps

References taken from:
Stanley Gibbons East Africa with Egypt & Sudan
Scott Catalog
Inventory list for the Format Archive by Robson Lowe

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