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Balloon Mail, France, 21 October 1870, Par Ballon Monté.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Balloon Mail, France, 21 October 1870, Par Ballon Monté.
Pre-printed lightweight stationery with the words, "Par Ballon Monté" in the address panel, letter contents inscribed on two pages, To Madame Pierrot in Lascelle, Aurillac, with postmarks and stamp, old folds, 8 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-400


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Keywords

France, Airmail, Ballon, Balloon mail, Pierrot, Postage stamp, Postal markings, Postal system, Postmark, Stamp collecting

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