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UGANDA  
 First postage stamp issued: 1895.

Revd E. Millar, Mengo.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1895 (Typewritten Stamps) for Uganda.



R. R. Racey, Kampala.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1896 (Overprints) for Uganda.



Revd F. Rowling at Lubwa's, Usogo.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1896 (Typewritten Stamps) for Uganda.




UKRAINE  
 First postage stamp issued: 1918.
Stamp printing for this country is primarily done by: Polygraphkombinat (Ukraine).

Polygraphkombinat Ukraina, Kiev.
English language translation of name: Ukraine Integrated Printing Works.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1995 for Ukraine.
Main printing process(es): Litho   

Ukraine resumed issuing stamps on 1 March 1992. Until the middle of 1994, all of Ukraine's stamps were prepared abroad, either in Canada, Russia, Austria, or Hungary.

Since 1995, virtually all stamps have been printed at the Kyiv Polygraphic Concern, also known as "Derzhznak." Most of the internally produced stamps are printed on paper with some sort of fluorescent design, revealing an entirely new stamp characteristic for Ukraine collectors.

This print works comes under the control of the Ministry of Finance and is the old Goznak security printing facility of the Ukraine.

 
'Derzhznak', Kiev.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1995 for Ukraine.

(See entry above for Polygraphkombinat Ukraina.)



UMM AL QIWAIN  
First postage stamp issued: 1964
Country no longer exists by this name as it is currently an Emirate within the United Arab Emirates.

No stamps appear to have been produced locally.





UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  
  First postage stamp issued: 1964.
No stamps appear to have been produced locally.



UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC  
First postage stamp issued: 1958.
Country no longer exists by this name as it was a sovereign union between Egypt and Syria that only last a few years.



UNITED KINGDOM
(See Great Britain)



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
  First postage stamp issued: 1847.
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UPPER VOLTA  
First postage stamp issued: 1955
No stamps appear to have been produced locally. See Burkino Faso.



URUGUAY  
 First postage stamp issued: 1859.
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UZBEKISTAN  
 uzbekistan.gif  First postage stamp issued: 1992.
No stamps appear to have been produced locally.