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‘The Return of Halley’s Comet’ stamps: first day covers and stamped postcard, 1986-02 - 1986-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 97/5

Scope and Contents

A set of commemorative envelopes and postcards with Halley’s Comet stamps affixed. Four Halley’s Comet Stamps were issued to commemorate the return of the comet on 18 Feb. 1986, titled: ‘Dr Edmond Halley 1656-1742’ (17p), ‘Giotto’ (22p), ‘Maybe Twice in a Lifetime’ (31p), and [Comet] (34p).

Dates

  • 1986-02 - 1986-11

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

4 item(s) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

British Royal Mail

Finding aid date

2017-03-01 14:53:22+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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