GStar-1

Gte STAR (GStar)
series satellites

GStar-1

This page contains philatelic information on Gte STAR (GStar) 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)
GStar GStar GStar


Below is a list of Gte STAR (GStar) series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Gte STAR (GStar)
CongoUnknown c (Mi?)
Unknown ic
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2015GStar-4 launch ("20 NOV. 1990" launch date in text)
CongoUnknown ms fdc
Unknown ims fdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
CongoUnknown ms proofMS4 (a-d) proof


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Gte STAR (GStar)
1985-05-08: GStar-1 (and Telecom-1B)
French Guiana1985-05-07Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGStar-1 launch
French Guiana1985-05-07Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverGStar-1 launch
French Guiana1985-05-07Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverGStar-1 launch
1986-03-28: GStar-2 (and Brasilsat-A2)
French Guiana1986-03-28Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverGStar-2 launch
French Guiana1986-03-28Kourou(KPS?) cachet on cardGStar-2 launch
French Guiana1986-03-28Kourou(Conseil de l'Europe) cachet on cardGStar-2 launch
1988-09-08: GStar-3 (and SBS-5)
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverGStar-3 launch
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(Red and green and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverGStar-3 launch
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(Black and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverGStar-3 launch
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(Black and blue and red and yellow printed) cachet on coverGStar-3 launch
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(MBB/ERNO) cachet on coverGStar-3 launch
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverGStar-3 launch
French Guiana1988-09-08Kourou(KPS?) cachet on cardGStar-3 launch
1990-11-20: GStar-4 (and Satcom-C1)
French Guiana1990-11-20Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverGStar-4 launch


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