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This page contains philatelic information on Comstar (COMmunications STAR) series satellites. 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)
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Below is a list of Comstar-series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Comstar
Libya1306e (Mi1663)One of MS6 (1306 (a-f)) (Mi1659-1664)1986


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Comstar
1976-05-13: Comstar-1
United States1976-05-13Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-1 launch
United States1976-05-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-1 launch
United States1976-05-13Patrick AFB, FL(Whitney purple) cachet on (airmail) coverComstar-1 launch
United States1976-05-13Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers, no logo) cachet on coverComstar-1 launch
United States1976-05-13Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverComstar-1 launch
1976-07-22: Comstar-2
United States1976-07-22Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-2 launch
United States1976-07-22Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-2 launch
United States1976-07-22Kennedy Space Center FL(SCPS) cachet (and signature) on cover, also backComstar-2 launch
United States1976-07-22Patrick AFB, FL(Whitney black) cachet on coverComstar-2 launch
1978-06-29: Comstar-3
United States1978-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney blue) cachet on (airmail) coverComstar-3 launch
United States1978-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverComstar-3 launch
United States1978-06-29Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-3 launch
1981-02-21: Comstar-4
United States1981-02-21Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney cyan) cachet on coverComstar-4 launch
United States1981-02-21Satellite Beach FL(Whitney blue and purple) cachet (and signature) on (airmail) coverComstar-4 launch
United States1981-02-21Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-4 launch
United States1981-02-21Greenbelt MD(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-4 launch
United States1981-02-21Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverComstar-4 launch
United States1981-02-23Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverComstar-4 launch


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