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This page contains philatelic information on Thaicom (THAIland COMmunications) 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)
Thaicom
(Thailand)
Thaicom
(Thailand)
Thaicom
(Thailand)


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

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Thaicom (Thailand)
ChadMi2593+2595+2597_ms3In (upper-left) margin of MS3 (Mi2593+2595+2597)2012"Thaicom-6"
Guinea RepublicBL883A
BL883B
In (upper-left) margin of SS1 (Mi4179A)
In (upper-left) margin of imperforate SS1 (Mi4179B)
2005Thaicom-4 / iPStar-1 / Measat-5
Guinea RepublicBL886B-887B fdc(Multi-color printed) cachet on imperforate-stamped FDCThaicom-4 / iPStar-1 / Measat-5 (at left in cachet)
Thailand1737 (Mi1777A)From MS20 (1737b (20x 1737)1993Thaicom-1/2 type
Thailand1737a (Mi1774C-1777C)On one stamp and in (upper-right) margin of MS4 (1737a (1734-1737))
Thailand1737 var1727 variation (text missing)
Thailand1737 maxiMaxicard (1737)
Thailand1734-1737 fdcOne of four stamps and (Thailand Post) cachet on FDC
Thailand1734-1737 folderFolder (1734-1737)
Thailand1557 (Mi1585)1993"Thaicom"-1/2 type
Thailand1557aBooklet pane of 5 (5x 1557)
Thailand1574 (Mi1602)1994Thaicom-1/2 type
Thailand1574 fdcStamp and (CAT Telecom) cachet on FDC, also back
Thailand2408 (Mi2792)1737 overprinted in gold2009Thaicom-1/2 type
Thailand2586 (Mi3005)1737 overprinted in gold2011Thaicom-1/2 type
Vietnam2986 (Mi3083)2000Thaicom-3/5 type


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Thaicom (Thailand)
1993-12-18: Thaicom-1 (and DirecTV-1)
French Guiana1993-12-17Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverThaicom-1 launch
1994-10-08: Thaicom-2 (and Solidaridad-2)
French Guiana1994-10-07Kourou(Red and black rubber-stamp) cachet on coverThaicom-2 launch
French Guiana1994-10-07Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverThaicom-2 launch
1997-04-16: Thaicom-3 (and BSat-1A)
French Guiana1997-04-16Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on coverThaicom-3 launch
2005-08-11: Thaicom-4 / Measat-5
French Guiana2005-08-11Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverThaicom-4 launch
2006-05-27: Thaicom-5 (and SatMex-6)
French Guiana2006-05-27Kourou (red cancel)(Lollini) cachet on coverThaicom-5 launch
French Guiana2006-05-27Kourou (black cancel)(Lollini) cachet (slightly different) on coverThaicom-5 launch
French Guiana2006-05-27Kourou(Association Philatélique du C.E. SPS) cachet on coverThaicom-5 launch
Gabon2006-05-28Libreville(Lollini) cachet on coverThaicom-5 launch


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