AMSC-1

AMSC / M-Sat
series


This page contains philatelic information on the AMSC (American Mobile Satellite Corporation) / M-Sat (Mobile SATellite) series. Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the satellites featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(immediately below)
AMSC / M-Sat
(Canada/USA)
AMSC / M-Sat
(Canada/USA)
AMSC / M-Sat
(Canada/USA)


Below is a list of AMSC / M-Sat series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
AMSC / M-Sat (Canada/USA)
AbkhaziaUnknown ms (Mi?)
Unknown ims
MS9 (a-i)
Imperforate MS9 (a-i)
1996"MSat" (M-Sat)
AbkhaziaUnknown ms fdcMS9 and cachet (design same as MS9) on FDC
Canada1079 (Mi989)1986AMSC-1
Canada1079 fdc1Stamp on FDC (Canada Post cachet)
Canada1079 fdc2Stamp on FDC (Fleetwood cachet), also back
Guinea RepublicBL839A
BL839B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
2003"AMSC-1"
Guinea RepublicBL839A fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL890A
BL890B
In (upper-right) margin of MS2 (Mi4180A-Mi4181A)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate MS2 (Mi4180B-Mi4181B)
2005AMSC-1


Below is a list of AMSC / M-Sat series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
AMSC / M-Sat (Canada/USA)
1995-04-07: AMSC-1 / M-Sat-2
United States1995-04-07Cape Canaveral FL(Black printed) cachet on coverAMSC-1 (M-Sat-2, not "M-Sat-1" as in text) launched
1996-04-20: AMSC-2 / M-Sat-1
French Guiana1996-04-20Kourou(Kourou Philatélie Spatiale) cachet on cover, also backASMC-2 ("M-Sat-1") launch
French Guiana1996-04-20Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverASMC-2 ("M-Sat-1") launch


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