Transtage-1/2/5 type

Transtage
series
satellites


This page contains philatelic information on the Transtage-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)
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Below is a list of Transtage-series satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
Transtage
No (non-launch cover) postal items found


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

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
Transtage
1964-09-01: Transtage-1
United States1964-09-01Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverTranstage-1 launch
United States1964-09-01Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial red rocket, type-1) cachet on coverTranstage-1 launch
United States1964-09-01Cape Canaveral FL(Sokolsky) cachet on coverTranstage-1 launch
United States1964-09-01Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson cyan and blue) cachet on cover, also insertTranstage-1 launch
United States1964-09-01Cape Canaveral FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson green and blue) cachet on cover, also insertTranstage-1 launch
United States1964-09-01Cape Canaveral FL(DuBeau? purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTranstage-1 launch
1964-12-10: Transtage-21
United States1964-12-10Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverTranstage-2 launch
United States1964-12-10Cape Canaveral FL (machine cancel)(Sarzin) cachet on coverTranstage-2 launch
United States1964-12-10Cape Canaveral FL (hand cancel)(Sarzin) cachet on coverTranstage-2 launch
United States1964-12-10Cape Canaveral FL(Sokolsky red and black) cachet on coverTranstage-2 launch
United States1964-12-10Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet (and signature, on back) on cover, also backTranstage-2 launch
United States1964-12-10Cape Canaveral FL(C. Swanson purple rubber-stamp) cachet on coverTranstage-2 launch
1965-06-18: Transtage-5
United States1965-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Centennial) cachet on coverTranstage-5 launch
United States1965-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Sarzin) cachet on coverTranstage-5 launch
United States1965-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Swanson/DuBeau? cyan rubber-stamp and black typed) cachet on coverTranstage-5 launch
United States1965-06-18?Patrick AFB, FL(SpaceCraft/Swanson) cachet on coverTranstage-5 launch
1965-06-18: Transtage-5 (anniversaries)
United States1975-06-18Patrick AFB, FL (hand cancel)(Whitney red and purple and black and cyan) cachet on cover10th anniv. Transtage-5 launch
Canyon-6 launch
United States1975-06-18Patrick AFB, FL (machine cancel)(Whitney red and purple and black and cyan) cachet on cover10th anniv. Transtage-5 launch
Canyon-6 launch
United States1975-06-18Satellite Beach FL(Whitney red and purple and black and cyan) cachet on cover10th anniv. Transtage-5 launch
Canyon-6 launch
United States1975-06-18Cape Canaveral FL(Whitney red and purple and black and cyan) cachet on cover10th anniv. Transtage-5 launch
Canyon-6 launch

1Transtage-2 launch newspaper article.


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