Panamsat-2/3/3R/4

(Selected)
Panamsat / PAS
series


This page contains philatelic information on Panamsat (PAN AMerican SATellite) / PAS 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)
(Selected) Panamsat / PAS (Selected) Panamsat / PAS Panamsat / PAS


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Panamsat / PAS
BeninUnknown b (Mi?)
Unknown ib
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2014Panamsat-1 launch (launch date in text)
BeninUnknown a-d fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
BeninUnknown b proof
Unknown ib proof
One of MS4 proof (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 proof (a-d)
BeninUnknown ms proofSigned-proof MS4 (a-d)
BeninUnknown ms proof fdc
Unknown ims proof fdc
MS4 proof on FDC
Imperforate MS4 proof and cachet on FDC
BeninUnknown a (Mi?)
Unknown ia
One of MS4 (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2014Panamsat-1 launch (launch date in text)
BeninUnknown a-d fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
BeninUnknown a proof
Unknown ia proof
One of MS4 proof (a-d)
One of imperforate MS4 proof (a-d)
BeninUnknown ms proofSigned-proof MS4 (a-d)
BeninUnknown ms proof fdc
Unknown ims proof fdc
MS4 proof and cachet on FDC
Imperforate MS4 proof on FDC
Chad689a (BL?, Mi1414)
i689a
In (upper-right) margin of SS1 (689)
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1 (i689)
1996"Panamsat"-2/3/3R/4 type
FranceNoneCinderella strip of 31988Panamsat-1 launch (first launch of Ariane-4)
Guinea RepublicBL842A
BL842B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1
2003"PAS-1R" (on stamp), Panamsat-5? (in cachet)
Guinea RepublicBL842A fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL843A
BL843B
In (upper-right) margin of SS1
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1
"PAS-5" (on stamp), Panamsat-6/7/8? (in cachet)
Guinea RepublicBL843A fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC
Malagasy Republic1415i (Mi none)
i1415i
One of MS9 (1415 (a-i))
One of imperforate MS9 (i1415 (a-i))
1999Panamsat-2/3/3R/4 type
Malagasy Republic1415ij (BL none)On stamp of SS1 (1415i)
Malagasy Republic1415ij fdcSS1 and cachet on FDC


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
(Selected) Panamsat / PAS
1988-06-15: Panamsat-1 (and OSCAR-13 and Meteosat-3)
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(Aérospatiale Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(CPK red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(CPK printed and red rubber-stamp) cachets on launch cardPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15KourouCancel only on launch cardPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(Printed) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(MBB-ERNO Philatelie) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
French Guiana1988-06-15Kourou(Kourou Philatélie spatiale?) cachet on cardPanamsat-1 launch
Germany (West)1988-06-15Bremen(MBB-ERNO Philatelie) cachet on coverPanamsat-1 launch
1994-07-08: Panamsat-2 (and Yuri-3n)
French Guiana1994-07-08Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-2 launch
1994-12-01: Panamsat-3 [failed]
French Guiana1994-12-01Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-3 launch [failed]
1996-01-12: Panamsat-3R (and Measat-1)
French Guiana1996-01-12Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-3R launch
French Guiana1996-01-12Kourou(CPK) cachet on coverPanamsat-3R launch
1995-08-03: Panamsat-4
French Guiana1995-08-03Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-4 launch (SPOT depicted)
1997-08-28: Panamsat-5
Kazakhstan1997-08-28Baikonur(Printed) cachet on cover, also backPanamsat-5 launch
1997-08-07: Panamsat-6
French Guiana1997-08-08Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-6 launch (Sputnik-1 depicted)
1998-12-22: Panamsat-6B
French Guiana1998-12-21Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-6B launch
1998-09-16: Panamsat-7
French Guiana1998-09-16Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverPanamsat-7 launch
2000-11-15: Panamsat-1R (and OSCAR-40 and STRV-1C/1D)
French Guiana2000-11-15Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverPanamsat-1R launch
French Guiana2000-11-15Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SNECMA) cachet on coverPanamsat-1R launch


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