Havekotte cachet

(un-manned satellite and other selected)
covers with

Havekotte cachets

Havekotte cachet

This page contains (un-manned satellite and other selected) covers with Havekotte cachets, mostly on un-manned satellite launch, anniversary, or event covers.

These covers were produced by, or in conjunction with, Ken Havekotte of Florida. Havekotte is the owner of SpaceCoast Cover Service (SCCS), which has the same acronym as another space cover company, the Space City Cover Society (SCCS), the covers for which are not incluced here.

The covers found in this page are primarily for un-manned satellite launches or events. Covers for manned and other missions are included if they contain an element of interest to the authors.

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.


Below is a list of Havekotte cachets on launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Havekotte cachets (on un-manned satellite launch, anniversary, or event covers)
United States1975-04-04Cape Canaveral FL(Havekotte?) cachet on cover"Viking Pathfinder TCD"
United States1975-04-22Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte?) cachet on coverViking-1 "system test"
United States1975-06-02Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte?) cachet on coverViking-1 "TC-4 rollout" of rocket
United States1975-06-02Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte?) cachet on cover
United States1975-06-30Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte?) cachet on coverViking-1 "flight preparations"
United States1975-08-26Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSymphonie-2 launch
United States1975-09-25Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverIntelsat-4A-1 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1975-11-19Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverExplorer-55 launch
United States1975-11-19Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverExplorer-55 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1976-01-19Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverCTS launch
United States1976-02-19Merritt Island FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMarisat-1 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1976-02-19Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on cover
United States1976-03-26Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSatcom-2 launch
United States1976-05-13Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverComstar-1 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1976-05-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on cover
United States1976-05-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1976-06-09Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMarisat-2 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1976-06-09Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1976-07-22Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverComstar-2 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1976-10-14Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverMarisat-3 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1976-10-14Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1977-03-10Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverPalapa-A2 launch (Palapa-A1/A2 type or Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1977-03-10Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet (and signatures) on cover
United States1977-04-20Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverESA-GEOS-1 launch ("ESRO-GEOS" in text) (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1977-04-20Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1977-06-16Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverGOES-2 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1977-07-14Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverGMS-1 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1977-08-25Kennedy Space Center FL(Haekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverSIRIO-1 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1977-09-13Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverOTS-1 launch [failed] (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1977-09-13Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1977-11-22Cape Canaveral FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverMeteosat-1 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-01-26Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) coverExplorer-57 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-04-07Cape Canaveral FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverBSE launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-05-11Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverOTS-2 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-06-16Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverGOES-3 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-06-16Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet (and signature) on cover
United States1978-06-16Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1978-06-29Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverComstar-3 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1978-07-14Cape Canaveral FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverESA-GEOS-2 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-07-14Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet (and signature) on cover
United States1978-07-14Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1978-11-20Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte purple and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverNATO-3C launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1978-11-20Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on cover
United States1978-11-20Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1979-01-30Orlando FL, Kennedy Space Center Branch(Havekotte blue and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSCATHA launch
United States1980-01-17Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte red and blue and purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverFltSatCom-3 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1980-01-17Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte red and blue and purple rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1980-02-14Merritt Island FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverSMM [rocket] launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted with a rocket1)
United States1980-02-14Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte blue and red rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1981-02-21Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Havekotte blue and green and orange and magenta rubber-stamp) cachet on coverComstar-4 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
United States1981-02-21Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Havekotte blue and green and brown and magenta rubber-stamp) cachet on cover
United States1982-09-28Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte orange and green rubber-stamp) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-5 launch
United States1983-03-28Vandenberg AFB, CA(Havekotte?) cachet on coverNOAA-8 launch
United States1983-04-28Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte cyan and and brown rubber-stamp) cachet on coverGOES-6 launch
United States1983-04-28Kennedy Space Center FL(Havekotte cyan and orange-brown rubber-stamp) cachet on (airmail) cover
United States1983-05-19Cape Canaveral FL(Havekotte orange-brown and black and green rubber-stamp) cachet on coverIntelsat-5-6 launch (but Westar-1/2/3 type or similar depicted)
French Guiana1984-11-09Kourou(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverMarecs-2 and Spacenet-2 launch
United States1986-05-03Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverGOES-G launch [failed]
United States1986-05-03
1986-05-03
Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)
Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)
(Havekotte red and green and purple rubber-stamp) cachet on cover
United States1986-11-13Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverPolar BEAR (formerly Transit-O17) launch
United States1987-02-26Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverGOES-7 launch
United States1988-09-02Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverChalet-12 launch
United States1988-09-24Lompoc CA, Vandenberg AFB(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverNOAA-11 launch
United States1989-06-14Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverDSP-14 launch
United States1989-09-25Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverFltSatCom-8 launch
United States1990-03-14Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverIntelsat-6-3 launch
United States1990-06-01Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverRosat launch
United States1990-06-12Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverInsat-1D launch
United States1990-06-23Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverIntelsat-6-4 launch
United States1990-07-25Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverCRRES launch
United States1990-08-17Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverThor-1 launch
United States1990-10-30Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverInmarsat-2-F1 launch
United States1991-01-07Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverNATO-4A launch
United States1991-03-08Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverInmarsat-2-F2 launch
United States1991-04-18Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverBS-3h launch [failed]
United States1991-05-29Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverSatcom-C5 launch
United States1991-12-07Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverEutelsat-2-F3 launch
United States1992-02-10Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverDSCS-3-B14 launch
United States1992-03-13Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverGalaxy-5 launch
United States1992-05-13Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverPalapa-B4 launch
United States1996-01-31Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverPalapa-C1 launch
United States1995-12-14Cape Canaveral FL(Carsten Fuchs/Ken Havekotte) cachet on coverAnik-E2R (formerly Galaxy-3R) launch

1The rocket in this cachet is based on a Whitney-design cachet as found on covers such as this GOES-1_cover; the comsat design is similar to that of the Westar-1/2/3 type or Palapa-A1/A2 type or Anik-A1/A2 type satellites, all of which are essentially identical.


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