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‘Centenary of the Greenwich Meridian’ stamps: two first day covers, 1984-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 97/2-3

Scope and Contents

Two first day covers each bearing four stamps issued for the 1984 ‘Centenary of the Greenwich Meridian’. The stamps show: a view of the Earth from the Apollo 11 (16p), a navigational chart of the British Channel (20.5p), the Royal Greenwich Observatory (28p), and Sir George Airy’s Transit Circle (31p). The first set is on an envelope with a printed image of Flamsteed House; the second is on an envelope with a printed image of the Meridian.


  • Creation: 1984-06-26


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2 item(s) : Paper

Language of Materials



British Royal Mail

Finding aid date

2017-03-01 14:46:58+00:00



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