Romania 1986 Re-appearance of Halley's Comet

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 27th January 1986
  • two values from sheets and an imperforate miniature sheet
  • Design: Mihai Manescu
  • Printed by: Stamp Printer, Bucharest
  • Print process: gravure
  • Stamp size height 33mm x width 54mm. Miniature sheet format height 81mm x width 105mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25, or imperforate (miniature sheet)
  • all stamps are POSTA AERIANA (Airmail)

Sheet stamps

2L ~ portrait of Edmond Halley, 1656-1742, and Halley's Comet passing earth
4L ~ Halley's Comet passing through solar system, and space probe
Miniature sheet 10L ~ space probe and tail of comet
Border: comet and flaring sun (stylised)

  • Notes. the 2L value is inscribed 'Edmund' in error

sheet stamps


Miniature sheet

Miniature sheet 10L