Dictionary

KALYMNOS (Kalino) [Calino] — island in the Aegean Islands. In the years 1912-32 made overprint (Italian) the name of the island on stamps of Italy.

Postage stamp Kalymnos

KAMBARKI PROVISORY (Perm province) — local issue of 1920, the revaluation of plying brands in the ratio 1:100, — handwritten in indelible ink the letter "R" on stamp of Russia 20 kopecks.

KAMCHATKA MAIL — the postal service of St. Petersburg with the city of Okhotsk and the Kamchatka Peninsula. Attempt of the organization of the Kamchatka mail taken in the 30-ies of the 18th century for the delivery of letters Kamchatka expedition headed by V. Bering. One of the longest for the time of postal delivery routes.

MANDARIN — see Tael.

KANDY, Francisco Correas (1862-1930) was a Spanish historian email. Wrote a number of books on philately, of which the most famous "Spanish postcards" (1902), "Postal studies" (1908), "Spanish philately" (1918) and others.

KANSAS AND NEBRASKA EDITIONS, [Kansas, Nebraska, States CIIIA]. In 1929, in connection with the theft of a large number of brands on the remains of the stamps was made overprint (English) abbreviated names of States. Used in all post offices of both States, except the cities of Kansas city, Topeka, United Bicigo, Lincoln and Omaha. With 01.05.1929 sold in the philatelic Bureau in Washington.

KARBOWANEZ (karbovanets) the Ukrainian name of the rouble (on stamps of the Ukrainian SSR 1923).

KARGOPOL PROVISORY (Olonets province) — local issue of 1920, the revaluation of plying brands in the ratio 1:100, manual imprinter new figures for the denomination and the words "RUB" with black paint on the postage stamps of Russia 1; 2; 3; 4; 15 and 20 cents, as well as new figures for the denomination and the words "rubles" the purple paint on the postage stamps of Russia in the 1; 2 and 3 pennies.

KARPATHOS (Scarpanto) [Scarpanto] — island in the Aegean Islands. In 1912-32 year made overprint (Italian) the island's name on stamps of Italy.

KARPOGORSKY PROVISORY (Arkhangelsk province) is the local issue of 1920, the revaluation of plying brands in the ratio 1:100, — handwritten in purple ink "RUB" the postage stamps of Russia , 2 and 5 cents.

KASHMIR [Kashmir] is the part of the former feudal principalities Jannu and Kashmir in British India. Its own brand to Kashmir rectangular bearing inscriptions only in Arabic script — released in the years 1866-67. Since 1878 used stamps single releases for the whole of the Principality.

KASOS (Caso) [Caso] — island in the Aegean Islands. In the years 1912-32 made overprint (Italian) the island's name on stamps of Italy.

KAVALA RELEASES [Cavalle, Thrace, Greece]. Since 1874 in the town of Kavala there was a post office at the French steamship Agency. Used stamps of France and stamp No. 5156. In the years 1893-1900 made overprint on stamps (French) the name of the city, and in the years 1902-12 issued stamps with his name. The post office closed 31.10.1914. In 1913, after the occupation of the city the Greek forces, a series of stamps — overprint (Greek) red "Greek administration" on stamps of Bulgaria.

Postage stamp Kavala

KEANE — since 1975, the monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to 100 Toya.

KELANTAN [Kelantan] — state of Malaysia. Until 1909, as a part of Siam (now Thailand). 1909 — a British protectorate. Until 1909 used stamps of Siam, in the years 1909-11 stamps of the Federation of Malay States, and since 1911 — own brand. The first commemorative stamp issued in 1922. Since 1963 used stamps of Malaysia, as well as a private standard and commemorative stamps.

KENYA [Kenya] Republic of Kenya — country in East Africa. A former British colony. Independence proclaimed 12.12.1963. The first stamp issued in 1963, the first in 1976, the first commemorative series in 1964. In the years 1964-78 released official and postage due stamps. Until 1976, along with stamps of Kenya used stamps of the East African postal enterprises.

Postage stamps Kenya

KENYA AND UGANDA [Kenya and Uganda] — the former British East Africa protectorate in 1922 was renamed the Kenya Association of the protectorates of Kenya and Uganda. Brand with a new name came into circulation in 1922, and in 1925— 27 years. Stamps of high values (from 10 to 100 pounds) in the post-treatment, as a rule, was not, and was used as a fiscal for the issuance of licenses for hunting.

KERASUND EDITIONS (city Giresun, the Ottoman Empire, now Turkey). Worked here Russian post office used stamps of Russian mail in the Ottoman Empire. In 1909, the appeal had stamps with overprint of the city's name in French language. The series consisted of 9 stamps of face values. There are varieties of.