Astronomical Postage Stamps Issues: First Day Covers, 1975 - 1993
Scope and Contents
A collection of first day covers (FDCs) of postage stamps on astronomical subjects, donated to the RGO Archives. The collection includes stamps issued in Britain, Finland and India. Designs include Flamsteed House, the Greenwich Meridian, Halley's Comet, the Lapland Expedition of Maupertuis, Sir Isaac Newton, Vainu Bappu Observatory, the Armagh Observatory, Europe in space, and John Harrison's marine timekeepers.
- 1975 - 1993
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1 archive box(es) (1 box) : Paper
Language of Materials
Arranged in chronological order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection accrued from donations
Catalogued by Dr Emma Saunders, April 2017
Finding aid date
- From the Management Group: Royal Greenwich Observatory (Organization)
Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository
Cambridge University Library
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom
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