Tansei-1

Tansei-series
satellites

Tansei-4
Tansei-1Tansei-4

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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Tansei (Japan)
No (non-launch cover) postal items found


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Tansei (Japan)
1971-02-16: Tansei-1 (MS-T1)
Japan1971-02-16Uchinoura (scenic cancel)(Blue printed and blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTansei-1 launch
Japan1971-02-16Uchinoura (scenic cancel)(Black printed) cachet on coverTansei-1 launch
1974-02-16: Tansei-2 (MS-T2)
Japan1974-02-16Uchinoura (scenic cancel)(Multi-color) cachet on coverTansei-2 launch
1977-02-19: Tansei-3 (MS-T3)
Japan1977-02-19Uchinoura (scenic cancel)(Space Voyage) cachet on coverTansei-3 launch
1980-02-17: Tansei-4 (MS-T4)
Japan1980-02-17Uchinoura (scenic and regular cancels)(Zaso silk) cachet on coverTansei-4 launch
Japan1980-02-17Tsukubagakuen(Space Voyage) cachet on coverTansei-4 launch
Japan1980-02-17Uchinoura (scenic and regular cancels)(Space Voyage) cachet on coverTansei-4 launch


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