Ekran

Ekran-series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Ekran-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)
Ekran
(Russia/USSR)
Ekran
(Russia/USSR)
Ekran
(Russia/USSR)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Ekran (Russia/USSR)
Central African Republic951a (BL486)
i951a
In (upper) margin of SS1 (951)
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1 (i951)
1990
Guinea Republic948 (Mi1061A)
i948 (Mi1061B)

Imperforate
1985
Guinea Republic948a (BL171A)
i948a (BL171B)
On stamp of SS1 (948)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i948)
Guinea Republic1106a (BL324A)
i1106a (BL324B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (1106)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1106)
1988"Ekran"
Libya1306c (Mi1661)One of MS6 (1306 (a-f)) (Mi1659-1664)1986
MaliUnknown ms (Mi?)
Unknown ims
In (upper-left) margin of MS3 (a-c)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS3 (a-c)
2013"Ekran"
Mongolia1704 (BL130)In (lower-center) margin of SS11988"Ekran" (in Cyrillic)
Romania2868 (BL161)In (upper-left) margin of SS11979
Romania2968A (BL172)In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS11980
Romania3048A (BL185)On stamp of imperforate SS11981
Romania3600A (BL260)In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS11990
Romania3609A (BL262)In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS11990
Russia (USSR)4990 (Mi5121)From MS36 (4990a (36x 4990))1981"Ekran satellite TV Broadcasting System" (in Cyrillic)
Russia (USSR)4990 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Russia6139 (Mi302)1993"Ekran-M" (in Cyrillic)
Russia6138-6142 fdcOne of five stamps on FDC
Russia6483 (Mi692)1998


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Ekran (Russia/USSR)
Russia (USSR)1978-05-27Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-(3a) launch [failed]
Russia (USSR)1978-08-17Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-(3b) launch [failed]
Russia (USSR)1978-10-17Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-(3c) launch [failed]
Russia (USSR)1982-02-05Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-8 launch
Russia (USSR)1982-02-05Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on coverEkran-8 launch
Russia (USSR)1982-02-05Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on coverEkran-8 launch
Russia (USSR)1982-09-16Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on (airmail) coverEkran-9 launch
Russia (USSR)1982-09-16Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on (airmail) coverEkran-9 launch
Russia (USSR)1983-03-12Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-10 launch
Russia (USSR)1983-03-12Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on coverEkran-10 launch
Russia (USSR)1983-09-29Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-11 launch
Russia (USSR)1984-03-16Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-12 launch
Russia (USSR)1985-03-22Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on (airmail) coverEkran-14 launch
Russia (USSR)1985-03-22Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on (airmail) coverEkran-14 launch
Russia (USSR)1986-05-24Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-15 launch
Russia (USSR)1986-05-24Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on coverEkran-15 launch
Russia (USSR)1986-05-25Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet (different) on (airmail) coverEkran-15 launch
Russia (USSR)1990-08-09Baikonur Cosmodrome(Printed) cachet on coverEkran-M(3) launch [failed]
Russia (USSR)1990-08-09Leninsk-10, Kzyl-Ordin Oblast, Kazakhstan(Printed) cachet (same) on coverEkran-M(3) launch [failed]


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