FSW-3

Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW)
series satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW) 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.

The Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW) series is the first part of the Jian Bing (JB) series.

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)
Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW)
(China/PRC)
Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW)
(China/PRC)
Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW)
(China/PRC)


Below is a list of Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW) series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW) (China/PRC)
Benin1177h (Mi1191)One stamp and in (upper-right) selvedge of MS8 (1177 (a-h))1999FSW (on stamp, which reproduces four different Chinese FSW covers (e.g. top one), and on upper-right selvedge)
China (People's Republic)2021 (Mi2047)1986FSW recovery
China (People's Republic)2021 fdcStamp on FDC
China (People's Republic)2021+2023+2025 fdcOne of three stamps on FDC (Beijing Stamp Company cachet), also back
China (People's Republic)2021-2023 fdcOne of three stamps on FDC (China National Philatelic Corporation cachet)
China (People's Republic)Y863(10 yuan silver) coin1996(small) FSW (at bottom)
China (People's Republic)NonePostal card back, also annotated, and front1999FSW
China (People's Republic)3505a cover (Mi3764 cover)(Brown monochrome) cachet on cover, also back2006[#8] (possible) FSW attached to parachute and returning to Earth
China (People's Republic)3505b cover (Mi3765 cover)(Blue monochrome) cachet on cover, also back


Below is a list of Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW) series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Fanhui Shi Weixing (FSW) (China/PRC)
1992-10-06: FSW-1-4 (and Freja)
China (People's Republic)1992-10-05
1992-10-06
?(Multi-color printed and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverFSW-1-4 launch
China (People's Republic)1992-10-06?(Multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverFSW-1-4 launch
1993-10-08: FSW-1-5
China (People's Republic)1993-10-08?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverFSW-1-5 launch
China (People's Republic)1993-10-08?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverFSW-1-5 launch
1994-07-03: FSW-2-2
China (People's Republic)1994-07-18
(
backstamp date)
?(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover, also backFSW-2-2 recovery ("for the 15-day space [mission] with China's Recoverable Satellite [FSW-2-2]")
China (People's Republic)1994-07-18?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverFSW-2-2 recovery
China (People's Republic)1994-07-18?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverFSW-2-2 recovery
2004-08-29: FSW-4-1
China (People's Republic)2004-08-29?(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover, also backFSW-4-1 launch
2004-09-27: FSW-3-2
China (People's Republic)2004-09-27?(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover, also backFSW-3-2 launch


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