Star Trek

Star Trek has had a good relationship with the USPS service. The USS enterprise appeared on a stamp as part of the Celebrate the Century (1960s) series issued in 1999. Star Trek was also featured as part of the Stamp Collecting Month campaign of 1991 with Journey to a New Frontier... Collect Stamps. The USPS issued a set of stamps featuring the Planets, which was promoted in an advertisement which also featured Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock.  Post offices around the country offered special cancellations featuring the USS Enterprise. Most of the designs were identical, with some offices created variations, although all feature the USS Enterprise..

In 2016 in association with the Star Trek: Mission New York a set of 4 stamps were issued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the franchise..


black and white first day  postmark.
Cover signed by Peter David (2016.11.19 NJ Comic Expo, Edison NJ)
Peter David wrote the novel Imzadi about the relationship between William Riker and Deanna Troi

color first day postmark
The USPS offered commemorative postmark from various offices around the country. All of these postmarks have the same design:
Tucson, Az (Sep 2-3)
Lubbock, Tx (Sep 8)
Granbury, Tx (Sep 9)
Mineral Wells, Tx (Sep 9)
Dalhart, Tx (Sep 9)
Rising Star, Tx (Sep 9)
Los Angeles, Ca (Sep 10)
Riverside, Ia (Sep 10)
Floydada, Tx (Sep 13)
White Deer, Tx (Sep 16)
Kiamesha Lake, NY (Sep 29)
Mission New York commemorative cancel, Sep 2, 2016 New York

Celebrate the Century - 1960's

first day hand cancel

first day Robinson lino-print cachet signed by Barbara Luna

1991 Journey to a New Frontier...Collect Stamps
Mr Spock advert

New Jersey machine cancel
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md
 Des Moines, Ia
 Greensboro, NC
 Akron, Oh
Merrifield, Va

 Commemorative Covers and postmarks
Wm. Roy Rice lino-print cachet -  Enterprise commemorative

I created this cover to commemorate the opening of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Postmarked in Hollywood, Ca.. Signed by Walter Koenig

1991 - 25th Anniversary, Hollywood, Ca - commemorative postmark

1992 - Star Trek at the Smithsonian, Washington, DC - commemorative postmark

Shore Leave Convention Show cover and postmark


Star Trek Association of Towson - Shore Leave Convention
Show cover and cancels designed by Dwight Eaves


1976 Support Star Trek

Star Trek labels, made to look like postage stamps, but had no postal validity - there were six stamps produced in a sheet, there was no Sulu stamp!

Canada Post - 2015.05.05
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, Canada Post has issued several stamps, first day covers, booklets, souvenir sheets, post cards and other items featuring noted cast members and scenes from the original TV production.
The five stamps character stamps show Capt Kirk (William Shatner), Mr Spock (Leonard Nimoy), Dr McCoy (DeForest Kelly), Montgomery Scott (James Doohan) and Commander Kor (John Colicos)
Shatner, Doohan and Colicos are Canadian
Canada Post produces their own first day covers sold through their sites. Each cover features a character head shot and color appropriate background as a character specific postmark. 

a 2-stamp set was also produced for the USS Enterprise and a Klingon battle cruiser
First day cover of the ship stamps also feature their own specific postmarks...

Two souvenir sheets, each with 2 stamps, were produced featuring scenes from the TV series. The sheet features a lenticular stamp showing Kirk and Spock coming through the portal from the episode "City on the Edge of Forever", and the crew materialized through their transporter.

Other countries have also produced Star Trek stamps and covers, although many of these countries specifically are trying to reach the Star Trek collector, and the stamps have little to do with their history. Stamps have been issued for all story lines of the franchise 
Some of these countries include: Grenada, Tuvalu, Palau, Guyana, Liberia, Micronesia, Antigua & Barbuda, Congo, St. Vincent, St. Kitts, 
Australia, issued special occasion stamps, with labels showing images from the original show paired with an postally valid Australian issue


Star Trek postmarks from Great Britain for their 1991 Europe In Space issue and 1996 100 Years of Going to the Pictures (a cinema celebration) issue.












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