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First day cover from the Royal Greenwich Observatory with all four Halley’s Comet stamps affixed, 1986-02-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 97/5/3

Scope and Contents

Envelope marked ‘The Return of Halley’s Comet / Official Cover, Old Royal Observatory Greenwich’, printed with an image of the comet and a satellite. Four Halley’s Comet stamps are affixed, postmarked by the O.R.O. Greenwich, ‘Many Happy returns to Halley’. Also an information sheet on the comet (originally enclosed in the envelope).


  • 1986-02-18

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1 item(s) (1 item) : Paper

Language of Materials



National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Finding aid date

2017-03-01 15:01:30+00:00


Repository Details

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