TC-1

Tan Ce (TC) / Doublestar
series satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Tan Ce (TC) / Doublestar 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)
Tan Ce (TC)
(China/PRC)
Tan Ce (TC)
(China/PRC)
Tan Ce (TC)
(China/PRC)


Below is a list of Tan Ce (TC) / Doublestar series postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Tan Ce (TC) / Doublestar (China/PRC)
China (People's Republic)3505a (Mi3764)One of pair (3505 (a-b)), or four of MS8 (3505c (4x (3505 (a-b)) + 8 labels)), or four of MS8 (3505d (4x (3505 (a-b)) + 8 (different) labels))2006TC/Doublestar
China (People's Republic)3505 fdcPair and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Guinea RepublicMi6123-6128_ms6In (upper-right) margin of MS6 (Mi6123-6128)2008TC/Doublestar
Guinea RepublicMi6123-6128_ms6 fdcMS6 on FDC


Below is a list of Tan Ce (TC) / Doublestar series launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Tan Ce (TC) / Doublestar (China/PRC)
2003-12-30: TC-1
China (People's Republic)2003-12-30Xichang, Sichuan?(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverTC-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2003-12-30Mian Ning, Sichuan(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTC-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2003-12-30Mian Ning, Sichuan(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTC-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2003-12-30?(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on coverTC-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2003-12-30Mian Ning, Sichuan(Multi-color printed and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTC-1 launch
China (People's Republic)2003-12-30Mian Ning, Sichuan(Multi-color printed and circular black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTC-1 launch
2004-07-26: TC-2
China (People's Republic)2004-07-25Jiangyin, Jiangsu(Multi-color printed and red rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTC-2 launch
China (People's Republic)2004-07-25Kelan, Shanxi(Multi-color printed) cachet on coverTC-2 launch
China (People's Republic)2004-07-25Kelan, Shanxi(Multi-color printed) cachet (different) on cover, also backTC-2 launch


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