Brasilsat-A1

Brasilsat
series

Brasilsat-B
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This page contains philatelic information on Brasilsat 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)
Brasilsat (Brazil) Brasilsat (Brazil) Brasilsat (Brazil)


Below is a list of Brasilsat-series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Brasilsat (Brazil)
Brazil1971 (Mi2092)1985"Brasilsat"
Brazil1971 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Brazil2099 (Mi2210)1987
Brazil2099 fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
Brazil2281 (Mi2376)1990
Brazil2591 (Mi2708)1996
Brazil2706a (Mi2925)One of block of 6 (2706 (a-f))1999
Burkina Faso1029a (BL_C153A)
i1029a (BL_C153B)
In (right) margin of SS1 (1029, Mi1365A)
In (right) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1029, Mi1365B)
1995"Brasilsat"
Central African Republic1104a (BL_A579A)
i1104a (BL_A579B)
In (?) margin of SS1
In (?) margin of imperforate SS1
1996"Brasilsat"
Comoro Islands696 (Mi88A)
i696 (Mi88B)

Imperforate
1989"Brasilsat"
Comoro Islands696a (BL297A)
i696a (BL297B)
On stamp of SS1 (696)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i696)
France2483 fdc1 (Mi3082 fdc1)Cancel on FDC (? cachet)1995"Ariane - 100th satellite" and date (1995-03-28) celebrate the launch of Brasilsat-B2 and HotBird-1 (depicted in the cancel)
France2483 fdc2 (Mi3082 fdc2)Cancel (same) on FDC ('FDC' cachet)
France2483 fdc3 (Mi3082 fdc3)Cancel (same) on FDC (? cachet)
France2483 maxi (Mi3082 maxi)Cancel (same) on maxicard
Guinea Republic2257 (BL834)
i2257
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
2003"Brasilsat-B"
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ms (Mi?)
Unknown ims
In (upper-left) margin of MS4 (a-d)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2004
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ss (Mi?)
Unknown iss
In (left) margin of SS1
In (left) margin of imperforate SS1


Below is a list of Brasilsat-series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Brasilsat (Brazil)
1985-02-08: Brasilsat-A1 (and Arabsat-1A)
French Guiana1985-02-08Kourou(Club philatélique ESA-Lollini) cachet on coverBrasilsat-A1 launch
French Guiana1985-02-08Kourou(Club philatélique ESA-Lollini) cachet (different) on coverBrasilsat-A1 launch
French Guiana1985-02-08Kourou(Club philatélique de Kourou) cachet on coverBrasilsat-A1 launch
French Guiana1985-02-08Kourou(Club philatélique ESA-Lollini) cachet on coverBrasilsat-A1 launch
France1985-02-09Paris(Club philatélique ESA-Lollini) cachet on coverBrasilsat-A1 launch
1994-08-10: Brasilsat-B1 (and Turksat-1B)
French Guiana1994-08-10Kourou(?) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B1 launch
French Guiana1994-08-10Kourou(ArianeSpace/Lollini) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B1 launch
France1994-08-11Nice(ArianceSpace/Lollini) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B1 launch
France1994-08-11Paris(Lollini) cachet on (and signature) coverBrasilsat-B1 launch
1995-03-28: Brasilsat-B2 (and HotBird-1)
French Guiana1995-03-28Kourou(Red and black rubber-stamp) cachets on coverBrasilsat-B2 launch
1998-02-04: Brasilsat-B3 (and Inmarsat-3-F5)
French Guiana1998-02-04Kourou(Philatélie Arianespace) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B3 launch
French Guiana1998-02-04Kourou(Lollini) cachet on cover (black cancel)Brasilsat-B3 launch
French Guiana1998-02-04Kourou(Lollini) cachet on cover (red cancel)Brasilsat-B3 launch
French Guiana1998-02-04Kourou(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B3 launch
French Guiana1998-02-04Kourou(Lollini printed and rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B3 launch
France1998-02-05Paris(Lollini printed and rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B3 launch
Gabon1998-02-05Libreville(Lollini?) cachet on coverBrasilsat-B3 launch


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