3 Muscateers cachet

(all known) covers with
"3 Muscateers"
cachets


This page contains (all known) covers with "3 Muscateers" cachets produced by Stan Henderson of California, to mark satellite launches and other space-related events. Those covers most often include this logo.

Readers who know of additional information or images are invited to contact the authors using the e-mail addresses found at the link at the bottom of this page.

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)
"3 Muscateers" cachets "3 Muscateers" cachets


Below is a list of "3 Muscateers" cachets on postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
"3 Muscateers" cachets (on (non-launch cover) postal items)
United StatesNone(Doris Gold/3 Muscateers) cachet on cover1976Manipulator arm and cylindrical fantasy (with booster attached)
United StatesNone(Doris Gold/3 Muscateers, but black-and-white reproduction) cachet (and signatures) on cover
United StatesNone(Doris Gold/3 Muscateers) cachet on cover, also back1976
1977
Manipulator arm and cylindrical fantasy (with booster attached)
United States1759 fdc1 (Mi1356 fdc1)(3 Muscateers) cachet on FDC1978"Viking mission to Mars"
United States1759 fdc2 (Mi1356 fdc2)(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet (and signature) on FDC (Hampton VA cancel), also back; also Viking-1 landing cover (MSFC, AL cancel)"Viking"


Below is a list of "3 Muscateers" cachets on postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
"3 Muscateers" cachets (mostly on un-manned satellite launch or event covers)
United States1975-08-20
1976-07-20
Kennedy Space Center FL
Pasadena CA
(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet (and signature) on coverViking-1 launch
Viking-1 landing on Mars (mis-spelled "Vicking")
United States1976-06-19
1976-07-20
Kennedy Space Center FL
Pasadena CA
(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet on coverViking-1 enters Mars orbit
Viking-1 landing on Mars
United States1976-06-19
1976-07-20
Titusville FL
Kennedy Space Center FL
(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet on cover
United States1976-07-20Viking MN(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet on coverViking-1 landing on Mars
United States1976-07-20
1976-07-20
Moffett Field CA
Pasadena CA
(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet on coverViking-1 landing on Mars (mis-spelled "Vicking")
United States1976-07-20
1978-07-20
MSFC, FL
Hampton VA
(3 Muscateers, no logo) cachet (and signature) on cover, also backViking-1 landing on Mars
USA 1759 FDC
United States1976-07-20
1978-07-22
Pasadena CA
Walnut Creek CA
(3 Muscateers) cachet on coverViking-1 landing on Mars
Coalpex Exhibition Station
United States1977-01-04El Segundo CA(3 Muscateers) cachet on coverPioneer-12/13 pre-launch: "Pioneer-Venus test - heating test"
United States1977-01-04El Segundo CA(3 Muscateers) cachet (purple text at lower-left) on cover, also back
United States1977-02-10El Segundo CA(3 Muscateers) cachet on coverPioneer-12/13 pre-launch: "Pioneer-Venus spacecraft test start"
United States1978-05-20Cape Canaveral FL(3 Muscateers) cachet on coverPioneer-12 launch
United States1978-08-08Moffett Field CA(3 Muscateers) cachet on coverPioneer-13 launch
United States1978-11-20Moffett Field CA(3 Muscateers) cachet on coverPioneer-13 event: Separation of three small probes (not "Second of large probe separations")


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