Italsat-1

Italsat
series


This page contains philatelic information on Italsat (ITALian SATellite) 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)
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Below is a list of Italsat-series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Italsat (Italy)
Central African Republic945 (BL478A)
i945 (BL478B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1989"Italsat"
Congo (Republic)1031a (BL118A)
i1031a (BL118B)
In (right) margin of SS1 (1031)
In (right) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1031)
1993"Italsat"
Guinea Republic1134 (BL354A)
i1134 (BL354B)
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
1990"Italsat"
Guinea Republic1151 (BL379A)
i1151 (BL379B)
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1991"Italsat"
Guinea RepublicBL861A
BL861B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
2005"Italsat-F1"
Guinea RepublicBL861A fdc
BL861B fdc
SS1 and cachet on FDC
Imperforate SS1 and cachet on FDC
Malagasy Republic949 (BL117A)
i949 (BL117B)
In (lower-right) margin of SS1
In (lower-right) margin of imperforate SS1
1989"Italsat"


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Italsat (Italy)
1991-01-15: Italsat-1 (and Eutelsat-2-F2)
French Guiana1991-01-15Kourou(CPK) cachet on coverItalsat-1 launch
French Guiana1991-01-15Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverItalsat-1 launch
French Guiana1991-01-15Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-1 launch
French Guiana1991-01-15Kourou(Lollini multi-color) cachet on cover (black cancel)Italsat-1 launch
French Guiana1991-01-15Kourou(Lollini multi-color and green rubber-stamp) cachets (and signature) on cover (red cancel)Italsat-1 launch
France1991-01-16Paris(Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-1 launch
France1991-01-16Nice(Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-1 launch
Gabon1991-01-16Libreville(Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-1 launch
1996-08-08: Italsat-2 (and Télécom-2D)
French Guiana1996-08-08Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverItalsat-2 launch
French Guiana1996-08-08Kourou(Philatélie Arianespace/Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-2 launch
French Guiana1996-08-08Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-2 launch
French Guiana1996-08-08Kourou(Lollini) cachet (different) on coverItalsat-2 launch
Gabon1996-08-09Libreville(Lollini) cachet on coverItalsat-2 launch


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