HellasSat-2

HellasSat
series


This page contains philatelic information on HellasSat (HELLAS SATellite) series. 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)
HellasSat
(Greece)
HellasSat
(Greece)
HellasSat
(Greece)
HellasSat (on other than HellasSat launch covers)


Below is a list of HellasSat-series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
HellasSat (Greece)
ChadUnknown ss (BL?)In (upper) margin of SS12001HellasSat-2 (but "Intelsat-901" in text)
Greece2872 (BL141)SS12018HellasSat-3/Inmarsat-S-EAN; HellasSat-3/Inmarsat-S-EAN and GSat-7 launch (in cachet)
Greece2872 fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea RepublicBL839A fdc(Multi-color printed) cachet on FDC2003HellasSat-2
Guinea RepublicBL842A fdc(Multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi4178A
Mi4178B
From MS8 (8x Mi4178A)
Imperforate
2005HellasSat-2 (or Amazonas-1) (not "Direct TV-4S" (DirecTV-4S), as in text)
Guinea RepublicBL882A
BL882B
On stamp of SS1 (Mi4178A)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (Mi4178B)
Guinea RepublicBL889A
BL889B
One of MS2 (Mi4178A-4179A)
One of imperforate MS2 (Mi4178B-4179B)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown (Mi?)One of MS3 (a-c)2004HellasSat-2 (or Amazonas-1)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ms fdcMS3 and cachet (design like stamp 'c') on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown fdcOne of three stamps on FDC
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown proofSigned proof (3 stamps)
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ms (Mi?)MS9 (a-i), which contains three of the same stamps as MS3
St. Thomas and Prince IslandsUnknown ms fdcMS9 on FDC


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
HellasSat (Greece)
1992-10-12: HellasSat-1 / DFS-3
United States1992-10-12Cape Canaveral FL(MBB-ERNO) cachet on coverHellasSat-1 launch
2017-06-28: HellasSat-3 (and GSat-17)
French Guiana2017-06-28Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverHellasSat-3 launch
French Guiana2017-06-28Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. Safran Héraklès) cachet on coverHellasSat-3 launch
2019-02-05: HellasSat-4 / SaudiGeoSat-1 (and GSat-31)
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(ESA?) cachet on coverHellasSat-4 launch
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(ESA?) cachet (different) on coverHellasSat-4 launch
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(ESA?) cachet (different) on coverHellasSat-4 launch
French Guiana2019-02-05Kourou(Lollini) cachet on coverHellasSat-4 launch
HellasSat (on other than HellasSat launch covers)
French Guiana2002-06-05Kourou(Lollini) cachet on Intelsat-905 launch coverHellasSat-2


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