Bermuda 1985 Re-appearance of Halley's Comet

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 21st November 1985
  • four values
  • Designed by: Jennifer Toombs
  • Printed by: Walsall Security Printing
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 27½-mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14.25


15c ~ comet passing over Bermuda archipelago
40c ~ comet as depicted in Nuremburg Chronicles, 1493
50c ~ print of comet's passage across sky, after Peter Apian woodcut, 1532
$1.50 ~ comet over River Thames, after Samuel Scott

  • Notes: since 1985 it has been considered that the Scott painting was of the 'Great Meteorite' of 1783
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$1.50