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This page contains philatelic information on the Geostationary SATellite (GSat) 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)
GSat
(India)
GSat
(India)
GSat
(India)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Geostationary SATellite (GSat) (India)
FranceNone1+label1On label with (Historiaphil) private post stamp2012"GSat-10" launch (with launch date)
FranceNone2+label2On label (different) with (Historiaphil) private post stamp (different)
FranceNone3+label3On label (different) with (Historiaphil) private post stamp (different)
FranceNone4+label4On label (different) with (Historiaphil) private post stamp (different)
FranceNone1+label1On label with (Historiaphil) private post stamp2014"GSat-16" launch (with launch date)
FranceNone1+label1On label with (Historiaphil) private post stamp2015"GSat-15" launch (with launch date)
Greece2872 fdc (BL141 fdc)(Printed) cachet on FDC2018GSat-7 and HellasSat-3/Inmarsat-S-EAN launch
India2722 (Mi2867)2015Project Rukmani: GSat-7 / Insat-4F
India2722 misperfMis-perforated
India2722 fdc1Stamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
India2722 fdc2Stamp and cancel (different location) and cachet (same) on FDC
India2722 brochureFDC brochure
St. Thomas and Prince Islands1963a (Mi3908)One of MS4 (1963 (a-d)) (Mi3908-3911)2009"EnduSat" (EduSat / GSat-3)
St. Thomas and Prince Islands2120 (BL692)
i2120
On stamp of SS1 (Mi4072)
On stamp of imperforate SS1
2009"GSat-3"
St. Thomas and Prince Islands2120 fdcSS1 on FDC
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2013"GSat-7" / "Insat-4F" (and Eutelsat-25B / Es'hail-1)
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2012"GSat-7" / Insat-4F (and "Eutelsat"-25B / Es'hail-1)


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Geostationary SATellite (GSat) (India)
2011-05-20: GSat-8 / Insat-4G
French Guiana2011-05-20Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverGSat-8 (Insat-4G) launch
2012-09-28: GSat-10 (and Astra-2F)
French Guiana2012-09-28Kourou(Historiaphil) cachet on coverGSat-10 launch
French Guiana2012-09-28Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverGSat-10 launch
2013-08-29: GSat-7 (and Eutelsat-25B)
French Guiana2013-08-29Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverGSat-7 launch
2015-11-10: GSat-15 (and Arabsat-6B)
French Guiana2015-11-10Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SAFRAN) cachet on coverGSat-15 launch
French Guiana2015-11-10Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGSat-15 launch
French Guiana2015-11-10Kourou (text cancel)(Historiaphil) private post stamp and (Historiaphil) cachet on coverGSat-15 launch
French Guiana2015-11-10Kourou (pictorial cancel)(Historiaphil) cachet on coverGSat-15 launch
2014-12-06: GSat-16 (and DirecTV-14)
French Guiana2014-12-06Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. Safran Héraklès) cachet on coverGSat-16 launch
French Guiana2014-12-06Kourou (text cancel)(Historiaphil) private post stamp and (Historiaphil) cachet on coverGSat-16 launch
French Guiana2014-12-06Kourou (pictorial cancel)(Historiaphil) cachet on coverGSat-16 launch
2017-06-28: GSat-17 (and HellasSat-3)
French Guiana2017-06-28Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGSat-17 launch
French Guiana2017-06-28Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. Safran Héraklès) cachet on coverGSat-17 launch
2016-10-05: GSat-18 (and SkyMuster-2)
French Guiana2016-10-05Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGSat-18 launch
French Guiana2016-10-05Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. Safran Héraklès) cachet on coverGSat-18 launch
2018-12-05: GSat-11 (and Geo-Kompsat-2A)
Gabon2018-12-05Libreville(Lollini) cachet on coverGSat-11 launch
2019-02-05: GSat-31 (and HellasSat-4)
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(ESA?) cachet on coverGSat-31 launch
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(ESA?) cachet (different) on coverGSat-31 launch
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(ESA?) cachet (different) on coverGSat-31 launch
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGSat-31 launch


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