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The B.D. Forster Collection of Ballon Montés continued...

October Flights - Godefroy-Cavaignac/Jean Bart N° 1 through Colonel Charras continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4041       image1870 (Oct. 24) Paris to Aulnois-en-Perthois (Occupied Zone). Folded letter postmarked "Paris, R. de Palestro, 24 Oct. 70" double circle postmark franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "16" star cancel, blue crayon manuscript "30" Prussian tax, no arrival as usual with mail sent to Occupied Territory, Very Fine and choice, carried by the Vauban.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4042       image1870 (Oct. 25) Paris to Ballée. Folded letter postmarked "Paris, La Chapelle-St. Denis, 25 Oct. 70" double circle postmark, franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "892" losange cancel, backstamped "Grez en Bouerre, 2 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine, a nice cover from this Inter-Suburban Post Office, carried by the Vauban.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4043       image1870 (Oct. 26) Paris to Grenoble. Folded "Correspondance Havas" (French Edition) postmarked "Paris (60) 26 Oct. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérès tied by mute star cancel, backstamped "Grenoble, 2 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine, carried by the Vauban.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction
4044       image1870 (Oct. 28) Paris to United States. Folded printed formular letter to New York, postmarked "Paris, R. Serpente, 28 Oct. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 80c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "25" star cancel and red "New York Paid All, Nov. 14" arrival postmark, markings include red London transit cancel of Nov. 2 and red United States "2 CENTS" credit handstamp, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate; $2,000 - 3,000.

A SUPERB COVER TO THE UNITED STATES CARRIED BY THE COLONEL CHARRAS.

Letter written in English and datelined "19 Oct. 1870" with interesting contents regarding the Siege, "If we did not often hear the canon all day long and if we did not see so many soldiers we should hardly know that we are in a besieged city. We are cut off from the rest of the world since a month and have not felt the disastrous effects which the Prussians expect. I hope you do not believe all the accounts of the German newspapers…".
(Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $5,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
4045       image1870 (Oct. 28) Paris to Mexico. Folded Gazette des Absents No 2, postmarked "Paris, R. St. Lazare, 28 Oct. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 80c Empire Lauré (clipped perfs & insect hole) tied by numeral "2" star cancel, handstamped red boxed "P.P.", red "London, 2 NO 70" transit and Mexican numeral "4" due marking, Very Fine, carried by the Colonel Charras.
Estimate; $2,000 - 3,000.

A VERY RARE AND ATTRACTIVE USAGE TO MEXICO, OF WHICH VERY FEW ARE KNOWN. (Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $11,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
4046       image1870 (Oct. 28) Paris to Saint-Malo. Folded "Gazette des Absents No 2" franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by "Paris, R. Cardinal-Lemoine, 28 Oct. 70" double circle postmark, backstamped "St. Malo, 2 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Extremely Fine, a scarce cover with the adhesive tied by the postmark rather than the usual numeral Star cancellation, carried by the Colonel Charras.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
November Flights - Fulton through Daguerre
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4047       image1870 (Oct. 30) Paris to Switzerland. Folded letter to Rapperswyl, postmarked "Paris, R. Montaigne, 30 Oct. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 10c + 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "9" star cancels, backstamped "Geneve-Culoz, 4.XI.70" Swiss transit postmark, Extremely Fine and attractive, a lovely cover in perfect condition, carried by the Fulton.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
4048       image1870 (Oct. 30) Paris to Orchamps. Stampless folded letter postmarked rare "Paris, D'Enghien, 30c, 1 Nov. 70" postage due double circle postmark, backstamped "Dole-du-Jura, 5 Nov. 70" transit and "Orchamps, 6 Nov. 70" arrival postmarks, Very Fine, a scarce example of this postage due handstamp, carried by the Fulton.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4049       image1870 (Oct. 31) Paris to Karlsruhe, Germany. Folded "Correspondance Havas" (German Edition) postmarked "Paris (60), 31 Oct. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 10c + 20c Cérès tied by mute "Star" cancel, backstamped "Arras à Paris, 12 Nov. 70" transit postmark, no arrival as usual, Very Fine, carried by the Fulton.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
4050       image1870 (Oct. 31) Paris to Holland. Envelope (with original enclosure) to The Hague, postmarked "Paris, Pl. de la Madeleine, 31 Oct. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 40c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "3" star cancels, backstamped boxed "F.16" and "s-Gravenhage, 6 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, adhesive with trivial perf flaw, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Fulton.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
4051       image1870 (Oct. 31) Paris to Quenne. Folded Gazette des Absents No3 postmarked "Paris, R. Pascal, 31 Oct. 70" double circle postmark, franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by superb strike of numeral "29" star cancel, backstamped "Quenne, 4 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Extremely Fine and attractive.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

A LOVELY COVER FROM THE RARE PARIS OFFICE CARRIED BY THE FULTON. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
4052       image1870 (Nov. 2) Paris to Muno, Belgium. Folded Gazette des Absents No. 4 with supplement postmarked "Paris, R. St. Lazare, 2 Nov. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by indistinct "star" cancel, backstamped "Florenville 8 Nov." arrival postmark, cover with mended tear on back flap, Very Fine, a scarce Gazette with original Supplement carried by the Ferdinand Flocon.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
4053       image1870 (Nov. 2) Paris to Mende. Folded Correspondance Havas (French Edition) postmarked "Paris (60), 2 Nov. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérès tied by muted "Star" cancel, backstamped "Mende 7 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine, carried by the Ferdinand Flocon.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
4054       image1870 (Nov. 3) Paris to Geneva, Switzerland. Folded Gazette des Absents No3 postmarked "Paris, R. D'Enghien, 3 Nov. 70" double circle, franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "4" star cancel, backstamped "Geneve, 8 XI 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Ferdinand Flocon.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
4055       image1870 (Nov. 4) Paris to Focine le Bas. Folded letter postmarked "Paris, Bt. Malesherbes, 4 Nov. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérès tied by numeral "37" Star cancel, cover forwarded to Aigle, Switzerland with 10c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "1535" losange, backstamped "Focine le Haut, 11 Nov. 70" postmark and Swiss postmarks of Neuchâtel, Yverdon (both Nov. 12) and "Aigle, 13 Nov. 70" arrival, Very Fine & and usual usage, carried by the Ville de Châteaudun with a scarce border rate to Switzerland.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4056       image1870 (Nov. 4) Paris to Cowes, Isle of Wight. Small envelope postmarked "Paris, Corps Législatif, 4 Nov. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "31" Star cancel, backstamped "Cowes, 9 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Ville de Châteaudun, An attractive usage to this British Isle, which is far scarcer than a normal usage to England.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
4057       image1870 (Nov. 4) Paris to Nice. Folded formular letter postmarked "Paris, R. de Strasbourg, 4 Nov. 70" double circle postmark, franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "14" star cancel, backstamped "Nice, 10 Nov. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine, carried by the Ville de Châteaudun.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4058       image1870 (Nov. 6) Paris to Turkey. Folded printed formular letter to Constantinople, postmarked "Paris, R. Taitbout, 6 Nov. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 40c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "22" star cancel, backstamped "Marseilles, 12 Nov. 70" transit and "Constantinople, 19 Nov. 70" arrival postmark of French Post Office in Turkey, Very Fine and rare, carried by the Gironde.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000.

A NICE USAGE TO TURKEY VIA MARITIME ROUTE. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
4059       image1870 (Nov. 6) Paris to Arthon. Folded Gazette des Absents No4 postmarked "Vincennes, 6 Nov. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "4290" losange cancel, backstamped indistinct arrival postmark, Very Fine, a nice cover from this Outer-Suburban Post Office, carried by the Gironde.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
4060       image1870 (Nov. 7) Paris to United States. Folded Gazette des Absents No. 5 to San Francisco, postmarked "Paris, 7 Nov. 70" double circle, cover sent via London & New York with red London transit and New York "2 Cents" credit handstamp, original adhesives (top right & bottom left) tied by London transit and San Francisco arrival postmarks, the stamps were then removed as the recipient could not be found and scarce San Francisco "Advertised 1" straight line applied where the stamp at the top right had been originally placed, interesting Red Cross label used to seal cover and "San Francisco Advertised, Dec. 14" cds applied on reverse, name of recipient crossed out, Very Fine, ex-Steinway.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

A FASCINATING AND UNIQUE USAGE CARRIED BY THE GIRONDE.

These advertised markings were used on unclaimed mail for which the recipient could not be found. The letters were advertised in the local newspaper and a one cent charge was applied for this service.
(Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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