From - Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. -
Lot 452 -
1870 "BALLON MONTEE" COVER TO MOSCOW: 8 Nov. 1870 env. to Moscow, franked 1863-70 laureated 80c pale rose (SG 122) alongside red boxed "PD" and Paris cds. Moscow arrival marks both front and back. 1995 BPA Cert. A fine and exceedingly rare cover. SG£17,000/ Y&T €12,000.Cross Reference: RUSSIA, BALLOON MAIL....
Sold for GBP 9,000
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