Turksat-1a

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Turksat
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This page contains philatelic information on Turksat (TURKish 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)
(Selected) Turksat
(Turkey)
(Selected) Turksat
(Turkey)
Turksat
(Turkey)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Turksat (Turkey)
Malagasy Republic1173Rt (BL253A)
i1173Rt (BL253B)
In (upper) margin of SS1 (1173K), gold foil
In (upper) margin of imperforate SS1 (i1173K), gold foil
1994"Turksat"-1
SomaliaUnknown c (Mi?)One of MS4 (a-d)2002"Eurasiasat" (Turksat-2A)
SpainNone(Multi-color printed) cachet on (un-canceled) (Spanish Post) stamped envelope (from 2011)2013"TurkSat-3uSat" (in text, but fantasy depicted)
Turkey2494 (Mi2913)One of MS4 (2494a (2491-2494))1990Turksat-1
Turkey2494a fdcMS4 on FDC
Turkey2491-2494 fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
Turkey2590 (Mi3010)2000Turksat-1
Turkey2591 (Mi3011)
Turkey2590-2592 fdcTwo stamps and cancel and cachet on FDC
Turkey2754 (Mi3209)2000Turksat-1
Turkey2754-2755 fdcOne of two stamps on FDC
Turkey2785 (Mi3251)2001"Turksat-2A"
Turkey2785 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Turkey2785 scSouvenir card
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus298 fdc (BL9 fdc)Cachet on cover1991"Turksat"-1
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus497 (513)2000Turksat-1
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus494-497 fdcOne of four stamps and cachet (design like stamps) on FDC
ZaireMi1169A-1172A_ms4
Mi1169B-1172B_ms4
In (upper-left) margin of MS4 (Mi1169A-1172A)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate MS4 (Mi1169B-1172B)
1997"Turksat-10" (in text, but Turksat-1 depicted)


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
(Selected) Turksat (Turkey)
1994-01-24: Turksat-1A (and Eutelsat-2-F5)
French Guiana1994-01-24Kourou(Kourou Philatélie spatiale) cachet on coverTurksat-1A launch
French Guiana1994-01-24Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverTurksat-1A launch
1994-08-10: Turksat-1B (and Brasilsat-B1)
French Guiana1994-08-10Kourou(?) cachet on coverTurksat-1B launch
French Guiana1994-08-10Kourou(ArianeSpace/Lollini) cachet on coverTurksat-1B launch
France1994-08-11Nice(ArianeSpace/Lollini) cachet on coverTurksat-1B launch
France1994-08-11Paris(Lollini) cachet (and signature) on coverTurksat-1B launch
1996-07-09: Turksat-1C (and Arabsat-2A)
French Guiana1996-07-09Kourou(Kourou Philatélie spatiale) cachet on coverTurksat-1C launch
French Guiana1996-07-09Kourou(Kourou Philatélie spatiale) cachet (different) on coverTurksat-1C launch
2001-01-10: Turksat-2A
France2001-01-10Nice(Lollini) cachet on coverTurksat-2A launch
French Guiana2001-01-10Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverTurksat-2A launch
French Guiana2001-01-10Kourou(Lollini) cachet (slightly-different, and signature) on coverTurksat-2A launch
French Guiana2001-01-10Kourou(Printed) cachet on coverTurksat-2A launch
French Guiana2001-01-10Kourou(Printed) cachet (different) on coverTurksat-2A launch
French Guiana2001-01-10Kourou(Printed) cachet (different) on coverTurksat-2A launch
2008-06-12: Turksat-3A (and Skynet-5C)
French Guiana2008-06-12Kourou(Printed) cachet on coverTurksat-3A launch (FR-1 depicted)
2013-04-26: Turksat-3uSat (and GF-1 and CubeBug-1 and NEE-01)
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Printed) cachet on coverTurksat-3uSat launch
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Printed and black rubber-stamp) cachets on coverTurksat-3uSat launch
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Printed and black rubber-stamp) cachets (different) on coverTurksat-3uSat launch
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Printed and black rubber-stamp) cachets (different) on coverTurksat-3uSat launch


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