Australian WRESAT Covers


This table represents event covers released for the WRESAT satellite launch from the Woomera Rocket Range, South Australia. Australia Post produced a special illustrative postmark for this launch.
 

Designation Type Postmark Station Description Rarity
WRESAT - 29 November 1967  
WRE-01a Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Dark Blue - Shows the satellite - A version on a blue envelope exists. A registered version with a pink cachet also exists. 0
WRE-01b Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Purple - The above cachet on an airmail cover 0
WRE-01c Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Purple - Max Chittan Rocket & Kangaroo cachet. A version without a cachet also exists. 0
WRE-01d Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Blue - McDonell stickon cachet shows a rocket on its launch pad 0
WRE-01e Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Multicolour - Airmail envelope with various photos of Woomera 0
WRE-01f Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Greyscale - Photo of  rocket on launch pad 0
WRE-01g Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range Multicolour - Hand drawn satellite 0
WRE-01h Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range WRESAT postmark on a general cover 4
WRE-01i Launch Woomera Woomera Rocket Range A WRE - Uni. Adelaide text cachet on a general cover 0
Tracking Covers have special Woomera ELDO postmark plus station cachet - all are extremely rare
WRE-T1a Tracking Woomera Weapons Research Establishment (WRE) Multicolour - Stickon cachet shows drawing of two rockets in flight. Also exists on a plain envelope. 0
WRE-T1b Tracking Woomera Mirikata Red Text Cachet on registered cover 0
WRE-T1c Tracking Woomera DSS/41 Purple text cachet 0
WRE-T1d Tracking Woomera Baker-Nunn Purple text cachet 0
WRE-T1e Tracking Woomera Red Lake Red Text cachet plus purple satellite cachet 0

 

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