Last modified on 24 May 2013, at 12:28

International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Kazakhstan

KazakhstanEdit

  • The country was a region of the former Soviet Union and became an independent country in 1991.
  • All stamps are inscribed “КАЗАХСТАН” or are without country inscription and have Kazakhstani town mark.
  • The stamps are grouped according to period:
A - Provisional issues without country inscription in the frank or with old Soviet Union identification ("CCCP") but modified in a way that indicates the change in status
B - Inscribed “КАЗАХСТАН”


NOTE: Many former Soviet Union stamps were used without alteration after independence.


GROUP A: Provisional issues without political inscriptionEdit


Kazakhstan stamp type A1.jpg


A1. Perm (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Upright octagon with value box in center.
Star containing hammer and sickle at top, “ПОЧТА” stacked at left, blank at right and bottom.
Value figures stacked, and date figures vertical.
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Kazakhstan stamp type A2.jpg


A2. Perm (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

As Type A1 but blank at top.
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Kazakhstan stamp type A3.jpg


A3. Perm (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Upright octagon with double line border.
“ПОЧТА” at bottom and “K” at right side and possibly at left as well.
Date and value figures are horizontal.
No inner box around value figures.
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GROUP B: Inscribed “КАЗАХСТАН”Edit


Kazakhstan stamp type B1.jpg

B1. Perm (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

Upright octagon with star at top, “ПОЧТА” stacked at left and “КАЗАХСТАН” stacked at right.
Value figures stacked, and date figures vertical.
A.“КОП” at bottom
B.“РУБ” at bottom
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NOTE: This stamp is an error. The Soviet star at top was overlooked during conversion. Known on one meter only.




Kazakhstan stamp type B2.jpg

B2. Perm (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Upright octagon with “ПОЧТА” at top, “ “РЕСПУБЛИКА” at left and “КАЗАХСТАН” at right.
Value figures stacked, and date figures vertical.
A. “ТИЫН” at bottom
B. “РУБ” at bottom
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a. Small “ТИЫН” at bottom




Kazakhstan stamp type B3.JPG

B3. Perm (MV).

Upright rectangle with rounded corners.
Post horn at top, “КАЗАХСТАН” stacked at left, “ПОЧТА” stacked at right.
"АЛМАТЫ" (Almaty, the largest city) at bottom.
Value figures stacked, and date figures vertical.
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