ALMASat-1

ALma MAter SATellite
(ALMASat)


This page contains philatelic information on the ALma MAter SATellite (ALMASat). 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)
ALMASat
(Italy)
ALMASat
(Italy)
ALMASat
(Italy)


Below is a list of ALma MAter SATellite (ALMASat) postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
ALma MAter SATellite (ALMASat)
GabonUnknown c (Mi none)One of MS4 (a-d) [known illegal issue]2017ALMASat-1 and others (launch date "13 Feb 2012" on stamp)
GabonUnknown b (Mi none)
Unknown ib
One of MS4 (a-d) {known illegal issue]
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2018ALMASat-1 and others (also launch date)
GabonUnknown proof1MS4 proof
GabonUnknown proof2MS4 proof (different)
GabonUnknown ms fdc
Unknown ims fdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
Ivory CoastUnknown b (Mi none)
Unknown ib
One of MS4 (a-d) [known illegal issue]
One of imperforate MS4 (a-d)
2012"ALMASat-1" (also launch date)
Ivory CoastUnknown fdc
Unknown ifdc
MS4 on FDC
Imperforate MS4 on FDC
Ivory CoastUnknown a-d fdcOne of four stamps on FDC
Ivory CoastUnknown ms proofSigned-proof MS4 (a-d)


Below is a list of ALma MAter SATellite (ALMASat) launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
ALma MAter SATellite (ALMASat)
ALMASat-1 (and OSCAR-72 and LARES-1 and others) (pre-launch events)
French Guiana2011-10-24Kourou(Muli-color printed) cachet on coverarrival of the Vega-C launch rocket at Kourou
French Guiana2012-02-12Kourou(Muli-color printed) cachet on coverlaunch rehearsal
2012-02-13: ALMASat-1 (and OSCAR-72 and LARES-1 and others)
French Guiana2012-02-13Kourou(Muli-color printed) cachet on coverALMASat-1 launch
French Guiana2012-02-13Kourou(Muli-color printed) cachet (different) on coverALMASat-1 launch
French Guiana2012-02-13Kourou(Muli-color printed) cachet on coverALMASat-1 launch
Gabon2012-02-13Libreville(Lollini) cachet on coverALMASat-1 launch
Russia2012-02-13Korolev Moscow Oblast(Lollini) cachet on coverALMASat-1 launch (LARES-1 and unknown cubesat depicted)
French Guiana2012-02-14Kourou(Muli-color printed) cachet on coverALMASat-1 launch (mis-spelled as "AMALSat-1"; unknown cubesat depicted)


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