GF-1

Gaofen (GF)
series
satellites

GF-2
GF-1GF-2

This page contains philatelic information on the Gaofen (GF) 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)
Gaofen (GF)
(China/PRC)
Gaofen (GF)
(China/PRC)
Gaofen (GF)
(China/PRC)


Below is a list of Gaofen (GF) series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Gaofen (GF) (China/PRC)
Congo RepublicUnknown a (Mi?)One of MS2 (a-b) [known illegal issue]2017"GF-4" (but GF-2 depicted)


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Gaofen (GF) (China/PRC)
2013-04-26: GF-1 (and Turksat-3uSat and CubeBug-1 and NEE-01)
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverGF-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachets on coverGF-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachets (different) on coverGF-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2013-04-26?(Multi-color printed and black rubber-stamp) cachets (different) on coverGF-1 launch
2014-08-19: GF-2 (and CanX-3D and others)
No launch cover images available yet
2015-12-29: GF-4
China (People's Republic)2015-12-29?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverGF-4 launch
China (People's Republic)2015-12-29?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverGF-4 launch
2015-06-26: GF-8
China (People's Republic)2015-06-26?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverGF-8 launch


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