Portugal 2002 Astronomic Equipment miniature sheet

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  • Issue date: 23rd April 2002
  • two values in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Acacio Santos Studio
  • Printed by: Lito Maia, Porto
  • Print process: lithography
  • sheet format height 111mm x width 140mm
  • Perforations: 12.7 x 11.7


Miniature sheet: composite design with the border (depicts telescopes, including the mechanism of the Repsola telescope, made in Hamburg in 1864, and drawing of comet (?15th century)
0.70€ ~ armillary sphere from Coimbra University (18th century) and detail of astrolabe plate
0.70€ ~ theodolite of 19th century, and building of the Polytechnic University

miniature sheet 0.70€ x 2 designs