Hispasat-1A

Hispasat-series
(and other Spanish communications satellites)

Amazonas-1
Hispasat-1AAmazonas-1

This page contains philatelic information on (Selected) Hispasat (HISPAnic SATellite) (and other Spanish communications satellites) 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)
Hispasat (Spain) (Selected) Hispasat (Spain) Hispasat (Spain)
SpainSat (Spain) SpainSat (Spain) SpainSat (Spain)
Amazonas (Spain) (Selected) Amazonas (Spain) Amazonas (Spain)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Hispasat (Spain)
Central African Republic1033a (BL558A)
i1033a (BL558B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1, gold foil
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1, gold foil
1994"Hispasat"
Congo (Republic)995 (BL102A)
i995 (BL102B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1992"Hispasat"
Congo1036 (BL116A)
i1036 (BL116B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (1030)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1030)
1993"Hispasat"
Guinea RepublicBL418A
BL418B
In (upper-right) margin of SS1, gold foil
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1, gold foil
1992"Hispasat"
Spain2624 (Mi2939)1990
Spain2624 fdcStamp on FDC
ZaireMi1173A-1176A_ms4
Mi1173B-1176B_ms4
In (lower-left) margin of MS4 (Mi1173A-1176A)
In (lower-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (Mi1173B-1176B)
1996"Hispasat"
SpainSat (Spain)
No (non-launch cover) postal items found
Amazonas (Spain)
Congo (Democratic Republic)BL583In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (Mi2141)2014"Amazonas-4A"


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
(Selected) Hispasat (Spain)
1992-09-10: Hispasat-1A (and Satcom-C3)
French Guiana1992-09-10Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverHispasat-1A launch
1993-07-22: Hispasat-1B (and Insat-2B)
French Guiana1993-07-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverHispasat-1B launch
French Guiana1993-07-22Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverHispasat-1B launch ("TDF" depicted)
French Guiana1993-07-22Kourou(Red and black rubber-stamp) cachets on coverHispasat-1B launch
French Guiana1993-07-22Kourou(Printed) cachet on cardHispasat-1B launch
2010-12-29: Hispasat-1E (and Koreasat-6)
No launch cover images available yet
2018-03-06: Hispasat-30W-6
United States2018-03-06Cape Canaveral FL(Printed) cachet on coverHispasat-30W-6 launch
SpainSat (Spain)
2006-03-11: SpainSat-1 (and HotBird-7A)
French Guiana2006-03-11Kourou(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachets (and signature) on coverSpainSat-1 launch
(Selected) Amazonas (Spain)
2004-08-05: Amazonas-1
Russia2004-08-05Baikonur(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachet on coverAmazonas-1 launch
Russia2004-08-05Polevaya(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachet (different) on coverAmazonas-1 launch
2009-10-01: Amazonas-2 (and Comsat-Bw-1)
France2009-10-01Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-2 launch
French Guiana2009-10-01Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-2 launch
French Guiana2009-10-01Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverAmazonas-2 launch
French Guiana2009-10-01Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different, and signature) on coverAmazonas-2 launch
French Guiana2009-10-01Kourou(Printed and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverAmazonas-2 launch
French Guiana2009-10-01Kourou(Philatélie Arianespace) cachet on coverAmazonas-2 launch
French Guiana2009-10-01Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverAmazonas-2 launch
Gabon2009-10-01Libreville(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-2 launch
2013-02-07: Amazonas-3 (and Azerspace-Africasat-1a)
France2013-02-07Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-3 launch
French Guiana2013-02-07Kourou(Philatélie Arianespace) cachet on coverAmazonas-3 launch
French Guiana2013-02-07Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-3 launch
French Guiana2013-02-07Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverAmazonas-3 launch
2014-03-22: Amazonas-4A (and Astra-5B)
France2014-03-22Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-4A launch
French Guiana2014-03-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-4A launch
French Guiana2014-03-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverAmazonas-4A launch
French Guiana2014-03-22Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverAmazonas-4A launch


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