Mariner-2

Mariner-series
satellites

Mariner-10
Mariner-2Mariner-10

This page contains philatelic information on the Mariner-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)
Reference images
(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)
Mariner Mariner Mariner Mariner
Mariner (on other than Mariner launch covers)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Mariner
AjmanMi679A
Mi679B
Also detail
Imperforate
1971Mariner-1/2 type (but "7-14/15-65" dates of Mariner-4 flyby of Mars)
AjmanMi679 dsDeluxe sheet (Mi679)
AjmanMi678A-679A msMS10 (5x (Mi678A-679A))
AjmanMi683A
Mi683B

Imperforate
"Mariner-4"
AjmanMi683 dsDeluxe sheet (Mi683)
AjmanMi682A-683A msMS10 (5x (Mi682A-683A))
AjmanMi678A-683A fdcTwo of six stamps on FDC(As above)
Angola1107b (Mi1431)One of MS6 (1107 (a-f)) (Mi1430-1435)1999"Mariner-8"
Antigua and Barbuda1313j (Mi1377)One of MS20 (1313 (a-t)) (Mi1368-1387)1990"Mariner-1"1
Antigua and Barbuda2243b (Mi2923)
i2243b
One of MS6 (2243 (a-f)) (Mi2922-2927)
One of imperforate MS6 (i2243 (a-f))
1999"Mariner-2"
Antigua and Barbuda2244a (Mi2928)
i2244a
One of MS6 (2244 (a-f)) (Mi2928-2933)
One of imperforate MS6 (i2244 (a-f))
"Mariner-10"
Antigua and Barbuda2360f (Mi3186)One of MS6 (2360 (a-f)) (Mi3181-3186)2000"Mariner-4"
Antigua and Barbuda2361a (Mi3187)From MS6 (2361 (a-f)) (Mi3187-3192)"Mariner-10"
Antigua and Barbuda2361c (Mi3189)"Mariner-2"
Antigua and Barbuda2361a essayFrom imperforate MS6 (2361 essay (a-f))"Mariner-10"
Antigua and Barbuda2361c essay"Mariner-2"
Antigua and Barbuda2361 essay fdcMS4 essay on FDC(As above for MS4)
Ascension147 (Mi147)1971"Mariner-7"
AustriaNoneCancel on cover1965Mariner-3/4 type
AustriaNoneCancel (same) on cover1965Mariner-3/4 type
AustriaNoneCachet on cover, also back1968Mariner-3/4 type
Barbuda1140j (Mi1246)One of MS20 (1140 (a-t)) (Mi1237-1256), Antigua and Barbuda 1313j overprinted in silver1990"Mariner-1"1
Barbuda1790b (Mi2383)One of MS6 (1790 (a-f)) (Mi2382-2387), Antigua and Barbuda 2243b overprinted2000"Mariner-2"
Barbuda1791a (Mi2398)One of MS6 (1791 (a-f)) (Mi2388-2393), Antigua and Barbuda 2244a overprinted"Mariner-10"
BeninC348 (Mi413)Dahomey C143 overprinted and surcharged1985Mariner-3/4 type
BeninC480 (Mi881)Dahomey C143 overprinted and surcharged1996Mariner-3/4 type
BeninUnknown a (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2012"Mariner-9" (same design as Ivory Coast Unknown a 2011 and Malagasy Republic Unknown a 2011)
Bolivia562a (BL52)In (lower-middle) margin of imperforate SS1 (562)1974"Mariner-10"
Bolivia565a (BL55)In (lower-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (565)
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serb Admin.)100f (Mi156)One of MS6 (100 (a-f)) (Mi151-156)1999Mariner-3/4 type
BulgariaC131 (Mi2634)1977Mariner-6 instrument package ?
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 45193 (Mi4496), from strip of 5, also overprint template1995Mariner-3/4 type
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 5984 (Mi6177), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 6066A (Mi262), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 6067A (Mi252), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 45193 (Mi4496), from strip of 5, also overprint template1995Mariner-9
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 5984 (Mi6177), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 6066A (Mi262), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Buriatia RepublicLocalOverprint on 4x Russia 6067A (Mi252), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Buriatia RepublicLocal fdc1Overprint on 4x Russia 4519 and 4x Russia 5984 on FDC1995(As above for stamps)
Buriatia RepublicLocal fdc2Overprint on 4x Russia 6066A and 4x Russia 6067A on FDC(As above for stamps)
Burundi238 (Mi403)1968Mariner-5
Burundi239a (BL27)
i239a (BL28)
On one of MS2 (stamps like 236+238)
On one of imperforate MS2 (stamps like i236+i238)
BurundiC64 (Mi407)
Cambodia325 (Mi389)1974"Mariner-2"
Cape Kennedy FL (USA)LocalSet A-05 (blue)1964"Mariner-2"
Cape Kennedy FL (USA)Local o/pSet A-05 (blue) overprinted new value in gold1965"Mariner-2"
Cape Kennedy FL (USA)Local
Local imperf

Imperforate
1965"Mariner-4"
Central African Republic379 (Mi609)1979Mariner-5
Central African Republic379a (BL53)On stamp of SS1 (379)
Central African Republic844 (Mi1269A)
i844 (Mi1269B)

Imperforate
1987"Mariner Mark II"2
Central African Republic844a (BL408)
i844a
On stamp of SS1 (844)
On stamp of imperforats SS1 (i844)
Central African Republic846 (Mi1271A)
i846 (Mi1271B)

Imperforate
Central African Republic846a (BL410)
i846a
On stamp of SS1 (846)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i846)
Central African Republic850 (BL470A)
i850 (BL470B)
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
Central African Republic1173d (Mi1878A)
i1173d (Mi1878B)
One of MS4 (1173 (a-d)) (Mi1875A-1878A)
One of imperforate MS4 (i1173 (a-d)) (Mi1875B-1878B)
1997"Mariner-5"
Central African Republic1175a (Mi1883A)
i1175a (Mi1883B)
One of MS4 (1175 (a-d)) (Mi1883A-1886A)
One of imperforate MS4 (i1175 (a-d)) (Mi1883B-1886B)
"Mariner-2"
ChadC220 (Mi800)1977"Mariner-10"
ChadBL247In (right) margin of SS11996"Mariner-4" (in text)
Chad705e (Mi1491A)
i705e (Mi1491B)
One stamp and in selvedge of MS6 (705 (a-f)) (Mi1487A-1492A)
One stamp and in selvedge of imperforate MS6 (i705 (a-f)) (Mi1487B-1492B)
1997"Mariner" (in selvedge text)
Chad707b (Mi1500A)
i707b (Mi1500B)
One stamp and in selvedge of MS6 (707 (a-f)) (Mi1499A-1504A)
One stamp and in selvedge of imperforate MS6 (i707 (a-f)) (Mi1499B-1504B)
"Mariner-2" (in selvedge text)
Chile1043 fdc (Mi1549 fdc)Cancel on FDC1993Mariner-5
China (People's Republic)NonePostal card2002Mariner-10 photo of Venus
China (People's Republic)NonePostal card (different)2002Mariner-10 photo of Mercury
Comoro IslandsUnknown ss (BL?)On stamp of SS12008"Mariner-3"
Congo RepublicC55 (Mi136)1967"Mariner-4" (and "Mars-1")
Congo RepublicC55 dsDeluxe sheet (C55)
Congo RepublicC55 fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
Congo RepublicC54-C55 fdcOne of two stamps on FDC
Congo RepublicUnlisted a (Mi unlisted)From MS4 (a-d)2007Mariner-9
Congo RepublicUnlisted d (Mi unlisted)Mariner-3/4 type
Congo RepublicUnknown ss (BL?)In (left) margin of SS12014"Mariner-10"
Czechoslovakia1424 (Mi1653)1966Mariner-3/4 type
Czechoslovakia1424-1425 fdcOne of two stamps on FDC
DahomeyC67 (Mi335)1968"Mariner-5"
DahomeyC67 fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
DahomeyC68a (BL12)On one of MS2 (C67-C68) (Mi335-336)
DahomeyC103 (Mi387)C67 overprinted in black1969"Mariner-5"
DahomeyC103 silverC67 overprinted in silver
DahomeyC143 (Mi453)1971Mariner-3/4 type
DahomeyC238 (Mi600)1974Mariner-10
DahomeyC238a (BL44)On stamp of SS1 (C238)
DjiboutiC207 (Mi420)1984(two different) Mariners
DjiboutiC208a (BL105)On one of MS2 (C207-C208) (Mi420-421)
DjiboutiUnknown b (Mi?)
Unknown ib
From MS9 (a-i)
From imperforate MS9 (a-i)
2009"Mariner-2"
DjiboutiUnknown i (Mi?)
Unknown ii
"Mariner-4"
DjiboutiUnknown proofSigned-proof imperforate MS9(As above)
DjiboutiUnknown ms (Mi?)In (upper-right) margin of MS2 (a-b)2013Mariner-9
DjiboutiUnknown ms (Mi?)
Unknown ims
MS3 (a-c)
Imperforate MS3 (a-c)
201450th anniv. "Mariner-4"
DjiboutiUnknown ss (BL?)
Unknown iss
SS1
Imperforate SS1
DjiboutiUnknown c (Mi?)
Unknown ic
One of MS3 (a-c)
One of imperforate MS3 (a-c)
2014"Mariner-2" (in text, but Pioneer-10/11 type)
DjiboutiUnknown ic proofOne of imperforate MS3 proof? (or imperforate MS3 with perforated MS3 colors?)
DjiboutiUnknown fdc
Unknown ifdc
MS3 on FDC
Imperforate MS3 on FDC
Franklin Mint (USA)None(Bronze) medallion, also reverse1970s"Mariner-9"
Franklin Mint (USA)None(Silver) medallion
Franklin Mint (USA)None(Bronze) medallion, also reverse"Mariner-10"
Franklin Mint (USA)None(Bronze) medallion, also reverse"Mariner-2"
Franklin Mint (USA)None(Silver) medallion, also reverse
Franklin Mint (USA)None(Silver) medallion, also reverse"Mariner-4"
FranceNoneCancel on cover1972Mariner-5/7 type
Gabon938b (Mi1447)One of MS12 (938 (a-l)) (Mi1446-1457)1999"Mariner-2"
Gambia2174a (Mi3281)One of MS6 (2174 (a-f)) (Mi3281-3286)1999Mariner-3/4 type
Grenada1999g (Mi2284)One of MS9 (1999 (a-i)) (Mi2278-2286)1991Mariner-5
Grenadai1999g proofImperforate proof, one of imperforate MS9 (i1999 proof (a-i))
Grenada2000f (Mi2292)One of MS9 (2000 (a-i)) (Mi2287-2295)Mariner-6/7 type
Grenada2002a (Mi2305)From MS9 (2002 (a-i)) (Mi2305-2313)Mariner-9
Grenada2002b (Mi2306)
Grenada2824a (Mi3934)One of MS6 (2824 (a-f)) (Mi3824-3839)1999"Mariner-9"
Grenada Carriacou2708 (Mi4448-4453)In (lower-left) margin of MS6 (2708 (a-f))2008"Mariner-9"
Grenada Carriacou2709 (Mi4454-4457)In (upper-right) margin of MS4 (2709 (a-d))"Mariner-10"
Guinea Republic1614a (Mi2686)From MS6 (1614 (a-f)) (Mi2686-2691)1999Mariner-3/4 type
Guinea Republic1614c (Mi2688)Mariner-2
Guinea RepublicMi5863A
Mi5863B
One of MS6 (Mi5859A-5864A)
One of imperforate MS6 (Mi5859B-5864B)
2008"Mariner-10"(but the MS6 was issued for MESSENGER)
Guinea RepublicBL1965In (upper-right) margin of SS12011"Mariner-10"
Guinea-BissauUnknown ss (BL?)In (upper-right) margin of SS12008"Mariner-9"
Guinea-BissauBL739In (upper-left) margin of SS12010Mariner-10
Guinea-BissauBL739 fdcSS1 on FDC
Guyana2874b (Mi4921)
i2874b
One of MS9 (2874 (a-i)) (Mi4920-4928)
One of imperforate MS9 (i2874 (a-i))
1994"Mariner-10"
GuyanaUnknown a (Mi?)From MS4 (a-d)2013"Mariner-4"
GuyanaUnknown b (Mi?)Mariner-9
HungaryC253 (Mi2194A)
iC253 (Mi2194B)

Imperforate
1965"Mariner-4"
Hungary2499-2500+2503 fdc (Mi3215-3216+3219 fdc)Cachet on FDC1976(more than one) Mariner and/or Ranger
HungaryC375 fdc (BL215 fdc)Cachet (same) on FDC (different)
Hungary2132 (Mi2739)One of strip of 2 (2133a (2132-2133 + label)) (Mi2739-2740), or from MS8 (2133b (4x (2132-2133) + 4 labels))1992Mariner-9
Hungary2275 (Mi2933)1974"Mariner-4"
Hungary2278 (Mi2936)"Mariner-9"
Hungary2275-2278 fdcTwo of four stamps on FDC(As above)
Hungary2667+label (Mi3459A+label)
i2667+label (Mi3459B+label)
Stamp and label, also detail
Imperforate stamp and label
1980Mariner-6/7 type
Hungary2667 fdcStamp on FDC
Isle of Man (Great Britain)KM1002+KM1002a1 crown (copper-nickel and silver coins)1999"Mariner-9"
IsraelNoneCinderella1972Mariner-1/2 type
Ivory CoastUnknown a (Mi?)
Unknown ia
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2011"Mariner-9" (same design as Benin Unknown a 2012 and Malagasy Republic Unknown a 2011)
Ivory CoastUnknown fdc
Unknown ifdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
Kabardino-Balkaria (Russian Republic)Local ms fdcCachet on local post MS6 FDC2000Mariner-4
Kazakhstan441 (Mi450)2003Mariner-10
Kazakhstan441-442 fdcOne of two stamps on FDC
Korea (North)3113a (Mi3315)One of MS5 (3113f (a-e + 5 labels)) (Mi3315-3319)1992Mariner-1/2 type
Lesotho582 (BL41)On stamp of SS11987"Mariner-Ten"
Lesotho582 fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
Liberia417 (Mi621)1964Mariner-2
Maldive Islands249 (Mi254)1968"Mariner" (in text, but Surveyor depicted)
Maldive Islands253 (Mi258)
Maldive Islands254a (BL8)One of imperforate MS2 (253-254)
Malagasy Republic931 (Mi1213)1989"Mariner-9"
Malagasy Republic931 ds (BL?)Imperforate deluxe sheet (931)
Malagasy Republic1532 (Mi2466)2000"Mariner-4" launch
Malagasy Republic1538b (Mi2486)One of MS6 (1538 (a-f)) (Mi2485-2490)"Mariner-4"
Malagasy RepublicUnknown a (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2011"Mariner-9" (same design as Benin Unknown a 2012 and Ivory Coast Unknown a 2011)
MalawiUnknown (Mi?)2008Mariner-9
MalawiUnknown fdcOne of four stamps and cachet on FDC
Maldive Islands483 (Mi500)1974Mariner-2
Maldive Islands484 (Mi501)Mariner-3/4 type
Maldive Islands2175e (Mi2650)
i2175e
One of MS6 (2175 (a-f)) (Mi2646-2651)
One of imperforate MS6 (i2175 (a-f))
1996"Mariner-9"
MaliC123 (Mi286)1971"Mariner-4"
MaliC123 fdcStamp and cachet on FDC
MaliC178 (Mi382)1973Mariner-1/2 type
Mali1039d (Mi2278)
i1039d
One of MS4 (1039 (a-d)) (Mi2275-2278)
One of imperforate MS4 (i1039 (a-d))
1999"Mariner-10"
MaliUnknown b (Mi?)One of MS2 (a-b)2006"Mariner-2"
ManamaBL105A
BL105B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (Mi513)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
1971"Mariner-4"
Marshall Islands930a (Mi2348)From MS10 (930 (a-j)) (Mi2348-2357)2008"Mariner-10"
Marshall Islands930c (Mi2350)"Mariner-2"
Micronesia344c (Mi723)From MS20 (344 (a-t)) (Mi721-740)1999"Mariner-2"
Micronesia344d (Mi724)"Mariner-2"
Micronesia344i (Mi729)"Mariner-9"
Micronesia344k (Mi731)"Mariner-10"
MongoliaC8 (Mi384)1965Mariner-3/4 type
Mongolia372+375+C7-C8 fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
Mongolia446 (Mi460)1966"Mariner-4" images (also launch date in text)
MongoliaC33b (Mi740)One of MS12 (C33 (a-l)) (Mi736-747)1972"Mariner-2"
MongoliaC122 (Mi1264)1979"Mariner-5"
MongoliaC128 (BL60)In (upper-right) margin of SS1Mariner (and Mars)
Mozambique2705 (Mi?)MS6 (2705 (a-f))2012"50th anniversary of the flight of NASA's Mariner-2 satellite"
Mozambique2735 (BL?)SS1
Nagaland (India)Local aOne of local MS8 (a-h)1972"Mariner-9"
Nagaland (India)Local fdcMS8 on FDC
Nevis1212e (Mi1567)
i1212e
One of MS6 (1212 (a-f)) (Mi1563-1568)
One of imperforate MS6 (i1212 (a-f))
2000"Mariner-7"
Nevis1213a (Mi1569)
i1213a
From MS9 (1213 (a-f)) (Mi1569-1574)
From imperforate MS9 (i1213 (a-f))
"Mariner-9"
Nevis1213c (Mi1571)
i1213c
"Mariner-4"
Niger968e (Mi1337A)
i968e (Mi1337B)
One of MS8 (968 (a-h + label)) (Mi1333-1340)
One of imperforate MS8 (i968 (a-h + label))
1997Mariner-10
Niger1076a (Mi1908A)
i1076a (Mi1908B)
One of MS9 (1076 (a-i)) (Mi1908-1916)
One of imperforate MS9 (i1076 (a-i))
2001"Mariner-9"
Niger1078b (Mi1927)
i1078b
One of MS9 (1078 (a-i)) (Mi1926-1934)
One of imperforate MS9 (i1078 (a-i))
"sonde Mariner-10"
Niger1078 fdcImperforate MS9 on FDC(As above)
Palau410g (Mi1134)MS12 (410 (a-l)) (Mi1128-1139)1996"Mariner-9"
Paraguay1221 (BL135)Imperforate SS1 (Mi1994)1969Mariner-7
Paraguay1221 muestraImperforate SS1 overprinted "muestra"
ParaguayC360 (BL208)On stamp of SS11974"Mariner-9"
ParaguayC386 (BL230)SS11974"Mariner-10"
ParaguayC386 muestraSS1 overprinted "muestra"
ParaguayC392 (BL231)On stamp of SS11975"Mariner-10"
ParaguayC405 (BL241)On stamp of SS11975"Mariner"-6/7 type
ParaguayC405 fdcSS1 on FDC
Paraguay1713d (Mi2896)One of strip of 7 (1713 (a-g)) (Mi2893-2899)1976"Mariner-10"
Paraguay1713a-e fdcOne of five stamps on FDC
ParaguayC452 (BL307)In (lower) margin of SS11977Voyager (not "Viking-A", as in lower-right text; nor "Mariner 77"5, as in lower-left text)
Poland1186 (Mi1445)1963"Mariner-2"
Poland1180+1186 fdcOne of two stamps on FDC
Poland1187a (BL31)Two of four stamps in MS4 (2x (1186-1187)) (Mi1445-1446)
Poland1187a fdcMS4 on FDC
Poland3847 (Mi?)2007Mariner-10
Ras Al KhaimaMi451One of strip of 3 (Mi439A+445A+451A)1970Mariner-7
Ras Al KhaimaMi452 ssOn stamp of SS1 (Mi452)
Ras Al KhaimaMi439A+445A+451A+452A fdcOne of strip of 3 and SS1 on FDC
Romania1805 (Mi2468)1965"Mariner-4"
RomaniaC164 (Mi2565)1967"Mariner-4"
RomaniaNoneCancel on postal card1988"Mariner-10"
Romania4454 (Mi5579)2001"Mariner-9"
Romania4454+4459 fdcOne of two stamps on FDC
RomaniaNoneCancel2005"Mariner-7", "Mariner-8"
Rwanda816 (Mi880)
i816

Imperforate
1977"Mariner-2"
RwandaUnknown d (Mi?)One stamp and in (lower-left) margin of MS10 (a-j)2010"Mariner-2"
RwandaUnknown b (Mi?)From MS4 (a-d)2012"Mariner-9"
RwandaUnknown d (Mi?)"Mariner-4"
St. KittsUnknown b (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2014"Mariner-7"
St. LuciaC1a (BL1)In (upper-right) margin of SS11967Mariner-1/2 type
St. Vincent2701c (Mi4631)One of MS9 (2701 (a-i)) (Mi4629-4637)1999"1975 - Mariner-10"
St. Vincent3645 (Mi6581-6584)On stamps and in (upper-left) margin of MS4 (3645 (a-d))2008"Mariner-4"
Satellite Beach FL (USA)Local
Local imperf

Imperforate
1965"Mariner-4"
Satellite Beach FL (USA)Local fdc
Local imperf fdc
Stamp (in cachet position) and (red rubber-stamp) cachet on FDC
Imperforate stamp (in cachet position) and (blue rubber-stamp) cachet on FDC
Sierra Leone1069e (Mi1216)One of MS9 (1069 (a-i)) (Mi1212-1220)1989Mariner-3/4 type
Sierra Leone1069e specimenOne of MS9 (1069 specimen (a-i))
Sierra Leone1072a (Mi1248)From MS9 (1072 (a-i)) (Mi1248-1256)Mariner-9
Sierra Leone1072b (Mi1249)"Mariner-10"
Sierra Leone1072a specimenFrom MS9 (1072 specimen (a-i))Mariner-9
Sierra Leone1072b specimen"Mariner-10"
Sierra Leone1167g (Mi1362)One of MS9 (1167 (a-i)) (Mi1356-1364)1990"Mariner-4"
Sierra Leone1167 fdcMS9 on FDC
Sierra Leone1168a (Mi1374)From MS9 (1168 (a-i)) (Mi1374-1382)"Mariner-9"
Sierra Leone1168b (Mi1375)
Sierra Leone1168 fdcMS9 on FDC(As above)
South Africa1468 fdc (BL129 fdc)Insert from FDC, also front2011In 1965, the NASA tracking station at Hartebeesthoek "received the images of Mars taken by the Mariner IV spacecraft"
SpainNone(Printed) cachet on cover1984"Mariner" (in text only)
Staffa (Scotland)Local d
Local id
One of local post MS8 (a-h)
One of imperforate local post MS8 (a-h)
1974"Mariner-4"
Staffa (Scotland)Local d o/p1One of local post MS8 overprinted in silver (a-h)1998"Mariner-4"
Staffa (Scotland)Local d o/p2One of local post MS8 overprinted in gold (a-h)
SurinamB101 (Mi443)1964Atlas-Agena-B launch rocket used for Mariner, but also Ranger and Lunar Orbiter launches
SurinamB103 (Mi445)
SurinamB99-B103 fdcTwo of five stamps on FDC
Surinam588 (Mi967)1982Mariner-3/4 type
Surinam588-590 fdcOne of three stamps on FDC
Tanzania1320 (Mi2018)1994Mariner-10
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 45203 (Mi4497), from strip of 5, also overprint template199?Mariner-9
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 45203 (Mi4497), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 57243 (Mi5895), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 57243 (Mi5895), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 57283 (Mi5899), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 57283 (Mi5899), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 57333 (Mi5904), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 57333 (Mi5904), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 5984 (Mi6177), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 5984 (Mi6177), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 6067 (Mi251), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 6067 (Mi251), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (150 value and part of 350 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 6110 (Mi314), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal (800 value and part of 500 value)Malagasy 931 overprinted on 6x6 Russia 6110 (Mi314), from strip of 5, also overprint template
Tartari RepublicLocal fdcTwo strips of 5 (from above) on FDC(As above)
Tartari RepublicLocal fdcOne strip of 5 (from above) on FDC
TogoC345a (BL132)In (left) margin of MS2 (C344-C345)1978"Mariner-2"
UdmurtiaUnknown g (Mi?)One of MS9 (a-i)2001Mariner-10 (on stamp), Mariner-4 (on cancel)
UdmurtiaUnknown ims fdcImperforate MS9 and (green) cancels on FDC
Uganda1484Af (Mi1859)From MS8 (1484A (b-i)) (Mi1855-1862)1997"Mariner-9"
Uganda1484Ah (Mi1861)"Mariner-10"
United StatesNone(Astro Covers) cachet on cover1962"Mariner" (in text)
United StatesNoneIn (lower-right) margin of Interpex MS2 cinderella (brown)1968"Mariner-5"
United StatesNoneIn (lower-right) margin of Interpex MS2 cinderella (multi-color)
United StatesNoneInterpex MS2 cinderella (multi-color) on FDC
United StatesNone(GSFC blue rubber-stamp) cachet on cover1974Mariner-6/7 type
United States1556 sc (Mi1164 sc)(PCS) souvenir card (with Aristocrat FDC)1975"Mariner" (in text, but "Pioneer" appears to be intended)
United States1557 (Mi1170)1975"Mariner-10"; also "Mariner-1" — "Mariner-10" (in fdc1 text), some with drawings; also Pioneer-11 image and "flyby of Saturn" (in fdc2 text)
United States1557 fdc1Stamp and (Orbit Covers) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc2Stamp and (Fleetwood) cachet on FDC, also back
United States1557 fdc3Stamp and (Fleetwood) cachet (different) on FDC (small-font cancel), also back
United States1557 fdc4Stamp and (Fleetwood) cachet (same) on FDC (large-font cancel), also back
United States1557 fdc5Stamp and (Fleetwood) cachet (different) on FDC
United States1557 fdc6Stamp and (Fleetwood) cachet (different) on FDC, also back
United States1557 fdc7Stamp and (Artmaster) cachet on FDC (Pasadena CA cancel)
United States1557 fdc8Stamp and (Artmaster) cachet on FDC (Cape Canaveral FL cancel)
United States1557 fdc9Stamp and (ArtCraft) cachet on FDC (small font cancel)
United States1557 fdc10Stamp and (ArtCraft) cachet on FDC (large font cancel), also (PCS) information card
United States1557 fdc11Stamp and (ArtCraft) cachet (slightly different) on FDC (large font cancel)
United States1557 fdc12Stamp and (SCCS black) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc13Stamp and (SCCS green) cachet on FDC, with additional slogan cancel (1975-03-16)
United States1557 fdc14Stamp and (SCCS) cachet (different) on FDC
United States1557 fdc15Stamp and (printed) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc16Stamp and (Astrophil 81) cachet (same design as stamp) on FDC
United States1557 fdc17Stamp and (Astro Documenta no.54) cachet (same design as stamp) on FDC
United States1557 fdc18Stamp and (JPL Stamp Club) cachet on FDC, also insert
United States1557 fdc19Stamp and (Colorano silk) cachet on FDC (large font cancel)
United States1557 fdc20Stamp and (Colorano silk) cachet on FDC card (small font cancel)
United States1557 fdc21Stamp and (NASA Milestones) cachet on FDC (Houston TX cancel)
United States1557 fdc22Stamp and (NASA Milestones) cachet on FDC (Pasadena CA cancel)
United States1557 fdc23Stamp and (Colonial) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc24Stamp and (Motorola Stamp Club) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc25Stamp and (blue rubber-stamp) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc26Stamp and (Space Voyage) cachet on FDC (Pasadena cancel)
United States1557 fdc27Stamp and (Space Voyage) cachet (different) on FDC (Cape Canaveral cancel)
United States1557 fdc28Stamp and (Sarzin metallic) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc29Stamp and (Sarzin metallic) cachet (and extra "H6") on FDC
United States1557 fdc30Stamp and (USPS embossed) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc31Stamp and (Ross silver foil) cachet (design like stamp) on FDC
United States1557 fdc32Stamp and (multi-color) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc33Stamp and (black hand-lettered) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc34Stamp and (hand-written) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc35Stamp and (Ellis hand-painted) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc36Stamp on FDC (Zippy Collectors' Club International cachet)
United States1557 fdc37Stamp on FDC (Zippy Collectors' Club International cachet, different)
United States1557 fdc38Stamp and (Cachet Craft Cachets) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc39Stamp and (Medallion) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc40Stamp and (MD) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc41Stamp and (green embossed) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc42Stamp and (red embossed) cachet on FDC (small font cancel)
United States1557 fdc43Stamp and (red embossed) cachet on FDC (large font cancel)
United States1557 fdc44Stamp and (Virgil Crow) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc45Stamp and (Centennial) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc46Stamp and (Herman Maul hand-drawn) cachet on FDC, also back
United States1557 fdc47Stamp and (Space Voyage) cachet on FDC (also Mariner-10 event cover)
United States1557 fdc48Stamp and (SCCS green) cachet on FDC (also Mariner-10 event cover)
United States1557 fdc49Stamp and (Centennial) cachet on FDC (also Mariner-10 event cover)
United States1557 fdosStamp and (Forpex) cachet on FDOS
United States1557 folderFDOI program folder
United StatesSP361(USPS) souvenir page (1557)
United StatesCP47(USPS) commemorative panel (1557)
United States1556 fdc+1557 fdc1One of two stamps on FDC
United States1556 fdc+1557 fdc2One of two stamps and (Fleetwood) cachet on FDC, also back
United States1556 fdc+1557 fdc3One of two stamps on FDC (no cachet)
United States1556 fdc+1557 fdc4One of two stamps and (blue embossed) cachet on FDC
United States1557 fdc
None
One of two stamps and (Space Voyage) cachet on FDC
Cover (with Parforex Station cancel)
1975
1980
"Mariner-10" (on stamp); "Mariner-Venus Mercury" (in cachet)
United States1557 cover1 (Mi1170 cover1)Stamp and (Midwest Postage Stamp and Coin Show Station) cancel and (Midwest Postage Stamp and Coin Show/ATA) cachet on cover1975"Mariner-10" (on stamp), "Mariner" (on cancel), "Mariner" (in cachet)
United States1557 cover2 (Mi1170 cover2)Cancel and (Motor City Stamp and Cover Club) cachet on cover1975"Mariner-10"
United States1759 fdc (Mi1356 fdc)(Jim Butcher/Fleetwood) back of FDC, also front1978"Mariner-9"
United States1759 cover (Mi1356 cover)(Milcopex Station/Colorano silk) cachet on cover1979Mariner-10
United States1916 fdc1 (Mi1485 fdc1)(P-unknown) cachet on FDC1981"Mariner-Venus/Mercury" (Mariner-10)
United States1916 fdc2 (Mi1485 fdc2)(PCS golden-replica) insert from FDC, also front"Mariner probes" (in text)
United States1916-1917 fdc (Mi1485-1486 fdc)(Postmasters of America) insert from FDC, also front1981"Mariner-4", "Mariner-7", "Mariner-9", "Mariner-10"
United States1916 cover (Mi1485 cover)(Space Voyage) cachet on cover1981"Mariner-Venus Mercury" (in cachet)
United States1916 cover (Mi1485 cover)(Space Voyage) cachet on cover1982"Mariner-Venus Mercury" (in cachet)
United States2568 (Mi2183)From booklet pane of 10 (2577a (2568-2577)) (Mi2183-2192)1991"Mariner-10"
United States2569 (Mi2184)"Mariner-2"
United States2568 maxi(Unicover) maxicard, also back"Mariner-10"
United States2568 fdc1Stamp and (printed) cachet on FDC
United States2568 fdc2Stamp and (Koslow/Fleetwood) cachet on FDC, also back
United States2568 fdc3Stamp and (PCS golden-replica) cachet on FDC, also insert
United States2568 fdc4Stamp and (Colorano silk) cachet on FDC
United States2568 fdc5Stamp and (Collins) cachet on FDC
United States2568 fdc6Stamp on FDC (purple rubber-stamp cachet)
United States2568 fdc7Stamp and (Steve Wilson) cachet on FDC
United States2568+2573 fdcOne of two stamps and (PCS) cachet on FDC
United States2568+2573 sc(PCS) FDC on Souvenir Card
United States2569 fdc1Stamp and (Koslow/Fleetwood) cachet on FDC, also back"Mariner-2"
United States2569 fdc2Stamp and (PCS golden-replica) cachet on FDC, also insert
United States2569 fdc3Stamp on FDC (red rubber-stamp cachet)
United States2569 fdc4Stamp and (Collins) cachet on FDC
United States2569 fdc5Stamp and (Steve Wilson) cachet on FDC
United States2569 maxi(Unicover) maxicard
United States2569+2574 fdcOne of two stamps and (PCS) cachet on FDC
United States2569+2574 sc(PCS) FDC on Souvenir Card
United States2570 fdc (Mi2185 fdc)(PCS golden-replica) cachet on FDC"Mariner-2", "Mariner-10" (in text)
United States2572 fdc (Mi2187 fdc)(Artmaster) back of FDC, also front"Mariner-2" and "Mariner-10" (in text)
United States2572+2577 sc(PCS) cachet on Souvenir Card"Mariner flights in the 1960s and 1970s" (in text)
United States2577a fdcTwo of ten stamps on FDC (HF cachet)(As above)
United States2577a fdoiFDOI program (2577a), also front and back
United StatesSP968(USPS) souvenir page (2577a)
United StatesCP375(USPS) commemorative panel (2577a)
United States2568 fdc (Mi2183 fdc)
1556 cover (Mi1164 cover)
Stamp on FDC and (Midwest Postage Stamp and Coin Show Station) cancel on cover1991
1975
"Mariner-10" (on stamp); "Mariner" (in cancel)
United States1557 cover (Mi1170 cover)Stamp and (HF) cachet on cover (stamp from 1975)1992"Mariner-10"
United States2569 cover (Mi2184 cover)Stamp on cover1992"Mariner-2"
United States2633 fdc1 (Mi? fdc1)Extra (1557) stamp and (Ranto/SP361) cachet on FDC, also back1992"Mariner-10"
United States2633 fdc2 (Mi? fdc2)Extra (1557) stamp and (Ranto, block of 4 cinderellas) cachet on FDC, also back"Mariner-10" (on extra stamp); "Mariner"-8/9 type (on cinderellas)
United States3410a fdc (Mi3367 fdc)(Space Voyage/First Rank) cachet on FDC2000"Mariner-10"
United States5069 fdc (Mi5243 fdc)(?) cachet on FDC2016"Mariner-10"
United States5070 fdc (Mi5244 fdc)(Webcraft) cachet on FDC"Mariner-2"
UruguayC414a (Mi1359)One of MS4 (C414 (a-d)) (BL26)1975"Mariner-10" (smaller satellite on stamp)
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 4520 (Mi225), from strip of 5, also overprint template1996Mariner-6/7 type
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 5733 (Mi5904), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 5984 (Mi6177), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6061 (Mi225), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6063 (Mi226), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6065 (Mi260), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6066 (Mi232), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6066A (Mi262), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6067 (Mi251), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocalUnknown design overprinted on 4x Russia 6068 (Mi233), from strip of 5, also overprint template
XhakasiaLocal fdc12 strips of 5 overprinted on 4x Russia 4520 and 5733 on FDC(As above for stamps)
XhakasiaLocal fdc2Strip of 5 overprinted on 4x Russia 5984 on FDC
Yemen Arab Republic261B (Mi923)
261i (Mi930)

Imperforate with changed colors
1969"Mariner-2", "Mariner-3"
Yemen Arab Republic261C (Mi924)
261j (Mi931)

Imperforate with changed colors
"Mariner-4"
Yemen Mutawakelite KingdomMi165A
Mi165B
Mi76A overprinted
Mi76B overprinted
1965"Mariner-4" (in text)
Yemen Mutawakelite KingdomMi166A
Mi166B
Mi77A overprinted
Mi77B overprinted
Yemen Mutawakelite KingdomMi167A
Mi167B
Mi78A overprinted
Mi78B overprinted
Yemen Mutawakelite KingdomBL20Imperforate SS1 (Mi168), BL10 (Mi79) overprinted
Yemen Mutawakelite KingdomMi889A
Mi889B
From MS6 (6x Mi889A)
From imperforate MS6 (6x Mi889B)
1969Mariner-7
Yugoslavia873 (Mi1219)1967"Mariner-4" (and "Venera-3")
Yugoslavia1048 (Mi1412)1971Mariner-5/7 type (also Venera-4/8 type and capsule with parachute)
Yugoslavia1048-1050 fdc1One of three stamps on FDC
Yugoslavia1048-1050 fdc2One of three stamps on FDC (different color)

1Despite the text on Antigua and Barbuda 1313j, Mariner-1 failed upon launch and therefore never made it to Venus.
2"Mariner Mark II" was a spacecraft bus, from which CRAF [canceled] and Cassini-Huygens were derived, but some of the spacecraft features are different from Cassini as launched. The Mariner Mark II program from the 1990s and 2000s is not directly related to the Mariner program from the 1960s and 1970s.
3See here for a list of engraved/lithographed Russian definitive pairs known to exist with satellite overprints.
5"Mariner 77" may be a reference to "Mariner Mark II" (see footnote 2)
6The Tartari Republic overprints of Malagasy 931 span blocks of 6 Russian definitives instead of the blocks of 4 that divide the strips into 5 overprinted stamps. See an example of how the stamps are divided differently in terms of overprints (in red) vs. divided for use as stamps (in green). Since our emphasis is on the Mariner satellite, in the table above we present the strips divided in terms of overprints.


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Mariner
1962-07-22: Mariner-1 [failed]
United States1962-07-22Port Canaveral FL(Red and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-1 launch [failed]
United States1962-07-22Patrick AFB, FL(Boerger/AB Covers) cachet on coverMariner-1 launch [failed]
United States1962-07-22Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft) cachet on coverMariner-1 launch [failed]
United States1962-07-22Port Canaveral FL(Sokolsky) cachet on coverMariner-1 launch [failed]
United States1962-07-22Patrick AFB, FL(Swanson red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-1 launch [failed]
United States1962-07-22Port Canaveral FL(Gordon rubber-stamp and cinderella) cachet on coverMariner-1 launch [failed]
1962-08-27: Mariner-2
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(Red and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(Goldcraft) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Patrick AFB, FL(AB Covers/Boerger) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Patrick AFB, FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(Sokolsky) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Port Canaveral FL(no) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27Patrick AFB, FL(Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
United States1962-08-27
1962-12-14
Port Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
Mariner-2 flyby of Venus
United States1962-08-27
1962-12-14
Port Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Centennial) cachet (and signature) on coverMariner-2 launch
Mariner-2 flyby of Venus
United States1962-08-27
1965-07-14
Port Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-2 launch
Mariner-4 flyby of Mars
Mariner-2 (events)
United States1962-12-14Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
United States1962-12-14Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft) cachet on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
United States1962-12-14Venus FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
United States1962-12-14Venus PA(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
United States1962-12-14
1962-08-27
Cape Canaveral FL
Port Canaveral FL
(Printed) cachet on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
Mariner-2 launch
United States1962-12-14
1962-08-27
Cape Canaveral FL
Port Canaveral FL
(Printed) cachet (and signature) on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
Mariner-2 launch
United States1962-12-14
1965-07-14
Cape Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-2 flyby of Venus
Mariner-4 flyby of Mars
Mariner-2 (anniversaries)
United States1987-08-27Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on cover, also back25th anniv. Mariner-2 launch
1964-11-05: Mariner-3
United States1964-11-05Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet (and signature) on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(Boerger/AB Covers) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05Cape Canaveral FL(C. Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
United States1964-11-05
1963-03-01
Satellite Beach FL
Palestine TX
(Rank velvet, brown printing) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
Stratoscope-II balloon launch
United States1964-11-05
1963-03-01
Satellite Beach FL
Palestine TX
(Rank velvet, green printing) cachet on coverMariner-3 launch
Stratoscope-II balloon launch
1964-11-28: Mariner-4
United States1964-11-28Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-4 launch
United States1964-11-28Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-4 launch
United States1964-11-28Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-4 launch
United States1964-11-28
1963-03-01
Satellite Beach FL
Palestine TX
(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-4 launch
Stratoscope-II balloon launch
United States1964-11-28
1963-03-01
Satellite Beach FL
Palestine TX
(Rank velvet) cachet (different) on coverMariner-4 launch
Stratoscope-II balloon launch
United States1964-11-28
1964-11-05
Satellite Beach FL (hand cancel)
Satellite Beach FL (machine cancel)
(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-4 launch
Mariner-3 launch
Mariner-4 (events)
United States1965-03-15Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-4 mid-course correction
United States1965-07-14Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insert and insert variation (slightly different line lengths)Mariner-4 flyby of Mars
United States1965-07-14Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insert and insert variation (slightly different line lengths)Mariner-4 flyby of Mars
United States1965-07-14Mars PA(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-4 flyby of Mars
United States1965-07-14Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-4 flyby of Mars
United States1965-07-14Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-4 flyby of Mars
United States1965-07-14Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-4 flyby of Mars
United States1965-07-14
1962-08-27
Cape Canaveral FL
Port Canaveral FL
(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-4 flyby of Mars
Mariner-2 launch
United States1965-07-14
1962-12-14
Cape Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-4 flyby of Mars
Mariner-2 flyby of Venus
Mariner-4 (anniversaries)
United States1975-07-14Kennedy Space Center FL(MoF no.29) cachet on cover, also insert and insert back10th anniv. Mariner-4 flyby of Mars
Romania1989-11-28PloestiCancel (only)25th anniv. Mariner-4 launch
Romania1989-11-28Botosani(Printed) cachet on cover25th anniv. Mariner-4 launch
United States2010-07-15Sagamore Beach MA(Coverscape) cachet on cover45th anniv. first images of Mars received from Mariner-4
1967-06-14: Mariner-5
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet (and signature) on cover, also insertMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue printed and typed) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL(Rank velvet) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Kennedy Space Center FL(R. DuBeau red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-5 launch
United States1967-06-14Cape Canaveral FL(ABC Boerger) cachet on cover, also back, also insertMariner-5 launch
Mariner-5 (events)
Austria1967-10-18Gmund(Red printed) cachet on coverBeginning of Mariner-5 flyby of Venus
United States1967-10-19Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-5 flyby of Venus
United States1967-10-19Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-5 flyby of Venus
United States1967-10-19Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-5 flyby of Venus
United States1967-10-19Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-5 flyby of Venus
United States1967-10-19Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-5 flyby of Venus
1969-02-24: Mariner-6
United States1969-02-24Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-6 launch
United States1969-02-24Satellite Beach FL(Orbit Covers?) cachet on coverMariner-6 launch
United States1969-02-25Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-6 launch
United States1969-02-25Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-6 launch
United States1969-02-25
1969-07-31
Cape Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-6 launch
Mariner-6 flyby of Mars
Mariner-6 (events)
United States1969-07-31Patrick AFB, FL (hand cancel)(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
United States1969-07-31Patrick AFB, FL (machine cancel)(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
United States1969-07-31Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
United States1969-07-31Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
United States1969-07-31Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
United States1969-07-31Patrick AFB, FL(Whitney magenta and cyan and blue) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
United States1969-07-31
1969-02-25
Cape Canaveral FL
Cape Canaveral FL
(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-6 flyby of Mars
Mariner-6 launch
1969-03-27: Mariner-7
United States1969-03-27Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
United States1969-03-27Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
United States1969-03-27Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers?) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
United States1969-03-27Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch; also "Mariner-6" (in text)
United States1969-03-27Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
United States1969-03-27Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
United States1969-03-27Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
United States1969-03-27
1969-08-05
Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)
Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)
(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-7 launch
Mariner-7 South Pole flyby
Mariner-7 (events)
United States1969-08-04Kennedy Space Center FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-7 South Pole flyby
United States1969-08-04Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet (same) on coverMariner-7 South Pole flyby
United States1969-08-05
1969-03-27
Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)
Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)
(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-7 South Pole flyby
Mariner-7 launch
United States1969-08-05Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-7 South Pole flyby
United States1969-08-05Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-7 "Mars fly-by"
United States1969-08-05Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-7 South Pole flyby
1971-05-09: Mariner-8 [failed]
United States1971-05-08Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-8 launch [failed]
United States1971-05-08Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverMariner-8 launch [failed]
United States1971-05-10Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on cover, also insertMariner-8 launch [failed]; also "Mariner-8 and 9" (in insert text)
United States1971-05-10Kennedy Space Center FL(R. DuBeau purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-8 launch [failed]
United States1971-05-10Kennedy Space Center FL(R. DuBeau magenta rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-8 launch [failed]
1971-05-30: Mariner-9
United States1971-05-30Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
United States1971-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
United States1971-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(C. Swanson black and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
United States1971-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin?/D.L.F.?/Orbit Covers?) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
United States1971-05-30Patrick AFB, FL(Red and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
United States1971-05-30Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
United States1971-05-30Kennedy Space Center FL(Printed and rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 launch
Mariner-9 (events)
United States1971-11-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Mars PA(Printed) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Mars PA(Printed and typed) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Typed) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Cygnus no.10/Andromeda/Riser) cachet on (airmail) cover, also insert1 and insert2Mariner-9 entry into Mars orbit; also "Mariner-8" (in insert text)
United States1971-11-13Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Satellite Beach FL(Whitney magenta) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(DuBeau?/Swanson red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(DuBeau?/Swanson red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Vandenberg AFB, CA(DuBeau?/Swanson red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1971-11-13Pasadena CA(Red printed) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
Australia1971-11-15Canberra ACT(Red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
Mariner-9 (anniversaries)
United States1976-11-13Kennedy Space Center FL(MoF no.45) cachet on cover5th anniv. Mariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
United States1976-11-13Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney magenta and blue) cachet on (airmail) cover5th anniv. Mariner-9 entry into Mars orbit
1973-11-03: Mariner-10
United States1973-11-02Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
Spain1973-11-03Madrid(NASA rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
Spain1973-11-03Madrid(Cyan rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch (but earlier Mariner depicted)
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney green and black) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney green and black) cachet on (airmail) coverMariner-10 launch
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(SCCS red) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(InterSpace Cover) cachet on coverMariner-10 launch
United States1973-11-03Cape Canaveral FL(Sticker) cachet on (airmail) coverMariner-10 launch
Mariner-10 (events)
United States1973-11-06Barstow CA(Typed) cachet on coverMariner-10 Earth/Moon photos
United States1974-01-16Barstow CA(Typed) cachet on coverMariner-10 flight course correction
United States1974-02-05Pasadena CA(SCCS) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Kennedy Space Center FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Pasadena CA(Space Voyage) cachet (same) on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet (same) on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Cape Canaveral FL(InterSpace Cover) cachet (same) on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Pasadena CA(Printed and typed) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Pasadena CA(Goldcraft) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
United States1974-02-05Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney? purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-10 flyby of Venus
Austria1974-03-29GemundCancel and (printed) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29USPS, CACancel and (SCCS blue) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Barstow CA(Red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Barstow CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29USPS, CA(Printed and typed) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Cape Canaveral FL(InterSpace Cover) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Pasadena CA(ATA Space Unit) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-03-29Pasadena CA(Goldcraft) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
Australia1973-04-01Adelaide SA(Red printed) cachet on coverMariner-10 close-up of Mercury
United States1974-04-29Pasadena CASlogan cancel (last day of use) and (SCCS red) cachet on cover"Mariner-10 - First voyage to Mercury"
United States1974-09-21Pasadena CACancel and (SCCS black) cachet on coverMariner-10 second encounter of Mercury
United States1974-09-21Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-10 second encounter of Mercury
United States1974-09-21Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverMariner-10 second encounter of Mercury
United States1974-09-21Pasadena CA(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 second encounter of Mercury
Australia1974-09-23Glenelg SA(Red and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMariner-10 second encounter of Mercury
Australia1975-03-16Adelaide SA(Purple and blue rubber-stamp) cachets on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
Australia1975-03-16Adelaide SA(Black and green rubber-stamp) cachets on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
United States1975-03-16Pasadena CACancel and (SCCS green) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
United States1975-03-16Cape Canaveral FL(Astro Covers) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
United States1975-03-16Cape Canaveral FL(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
United States1975-03-16Pasadena CA(JPL Stamp Club) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
United States1975-03-16
1976-04-04
Pasadena CA
Pasadena CA
(Space Voyage) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
USA 1557 fdc
United States1975-03-16
1976-04-04
Pasadena CA
Pasadena CA
(SCCS green) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
USA 1557 fdc
United States1975-03-16
1976-04-04
Cape Canaveral FL
Pasadena CA
(Centennial) cachet on coverMariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
USA 1557 fdc
Mariner-10 (anniversaries)
United States1978-11-03Kennedy Space Center FL(MoF no.67) cachet on cover, also insert front and insert back5th anniv. Mariner-10 launch
United States2000-03-12Dearborn Heights MI(Michipex 2000 Station) cancel and (Michipex 2000) cachet on cover25th anniv. Mariner-10 third encounter of Mercury
Mariner (on other than Mariner launch covers)
United States1965-05-18WSMR, NM(HJM black) cachet on (sub-orbital) rocket launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1965-10-13Edwards CA(HJM black) cachet on X-15 test flight cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1965-10-25
1965-12-07
(Date from rubber-stamp cachet)
St. John's, Antigua, WI
(HJM black) cachet on Gemini Agena Test Vehicle (GATV) [failed] launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-04-08
1966-04-08
Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)
Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)
(HJM black) cachet on Surveyor-SD3 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-05-12Edwards CA(HJM blue) cachet on LLRV test cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-06-07Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on OGO-3 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-06-16Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on GGTS-1 and IDCSP-1/7 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-08-17Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on Pioneer-7 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-08-26Cape Canaveral FL(HJM blue) cachet on GGTS-2 and IDCSP-8/14 [failed] launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-09-14Edwards CA(HJM blue) cachet on X-15 test flight cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1966-12-07Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on ATS-1 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-01-11Cape Canaveral FL(HJM blue/Swanson blue rubber-stamp) cachet on Intelsat-2-2 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-03-08Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on OSO-3 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-06-06Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on ATS-2 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-06-22Edwards CA(HJM blue) cachet on X-15 test flight cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-07-19Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on Explorer-35 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-10-18Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on OSO-4 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1967-11-06Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on ATS-3 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1968-03-04Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on OGO-5 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1968-09-26Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on LES-6 and OV2-5 and OV5-2/4 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1968-11-08Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on Pioneer-9 and TETR-2 launch cover, also annotatedMariner-1/2 type, Mariner-3/4 type
United States1968-12-07Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on OAO-2 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1969-01-22Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on OSO-5 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1969-02-26Cape Canaveral FL(HJM black) cachet on ESSA-9 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1969-05-22Cape Canaveral FL(HJM blue/Whitney red and black) cachet on Intelsat-3-4 launch cover"Mariner"-1/2 type (upper-left)
United States1969-08-09Kennedy Space Center FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on OSO-6 and PAC-1 launch cover (by cancel only, cachet is for Mariner-7 South Pole flyby), also insert"Mariner-7 fly-by Mars"
United States1973-10-26Cape Canaveral FL(Orbit Covers) cachet on Explorer-50 launch cover"Mariner" (in text)
United States1975-10-16Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on GOES-1 launch coverMariner-10
United States1975-12-12Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on Satcom-1 launch coverMariner-10
United States1975-12-15Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on DSP-5 launch coverMariner-10
United States1976-01-15Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on Helios-2 launch coverMariner-10
United States1976-01-19Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on CTS launch coverMariner-10
United States1976-02-19Kennedy Space Center FL(Blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on Marisat-1 launch coverMariner-10
United States1978-07-20Cape Canaveral FL(USA 1557) stamp and (ArtCraft/PCS) cachet on Viking-1 anniversary cover"Mariner Venus Mercury"
United States1985-03-12Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(Magenta and black printed) cachet on Geosat-1 launch coverMariner-10


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