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First day cover from the British Astronomical Association with Halley’s Comet 17p stamp affixed, 1986-02-18

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 97/5/1

Scope and Contents

Envelope with printed images of Halley, a satellite and the comet as depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry and in art, with the 17p Halley’s Comet stamp affixed. Postmarked by the London Planetarium and by British Airways. Also an information sheet (originally enclosed in the envelope).

Dates

  • 1986-02-18

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Extent

1 item(s) (1 item) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

British Astronomical Association

Finding aid date

2017-03-01 14:55:35+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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