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

November Flights -Général Uhrich through Jules Favre Nº 2 continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4081       image1870 (Nov. 16) Paris to Sion, Switzerland. Envelope with Correspondance "Agence Fournier" enclosure, postmarked "Paris, Pl. de la Bourse, 16 Nov. 70" double circle postmark, franked with 10c + 20c Cérès tied by numeral "1" star cancels, arrival postmarks of 27 Nov. 70, some faults, Fine and a rare Agence Fournier newsletter enclosure, carried by the Général Uhrich.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
4082       image1870 (Nov. 16) Paris to Bruxelles. Folded Gazette des Absents No8 postmarked "Paris, R. Taitbout, 16 Nov. 70" double circle, franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "22" star cancel, backstamped two different Bruxelles arrival postmarks of 22 Nov. 70, Very Fine, delayed from the Général Uhrich and carried by the Archimède.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
4083       image1870 (Nov. 17) Paris to Trèves, Germany. Folded "Correspondance Havas" (German Edition) postmarked "Paris (60), 17 Nov. 70" double circle franked with 40c Cérès (small defect) tied by mute Star cancel with black boxed "PD", no arrival marking as usual, Very Fine and choice, carried by the Général Uhrich.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
4084       image1870 (Nov. 17) Paris to Belgium. Printed "Depeche - Ballon, No.6" letter-journal to Willebroeck, Belgium, postmarked "Paris, Montrouge Paris, 17 Nov, 70" origin cds, franked with overlapping 10c Empire Lauré + 20c Cérès tied by large numeral "2523" losange, backstamped "Willebroeck, 23 Nov. 70" arrival backstamp, Very Fine, carried by the Général Uhrich.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
4085       image1870 (Nov. 17) Paris to Romans. Folded Gazette des Absents No8 with bold oval handstamp of "Chemins de Fer de L'Quest, 1o Division, 2o Section, Entretien et Surveillance" on reverse, postmarked "Paris, R. D'Amsterdam, 17 Nov. 70" double circle, franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "18" star cancel, backstamped "Romans" arrival postmarks of Nov. 27 & 28, reverse with handstamp over original tape used to seal the letter, Very Fine, delayed from the Général Uhrich and carried by the Archimède.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

AN INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL ITEM FOR THE SPECIALIST. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
4086       image1870 (Nov. 18) Paris to Tours. red "Paris (SC), 18 Nov. 70" double circle ties 20c Empire Lauré on tissue paper envelope with original enclosure, markings include "Luzarches, 20 Nov. 70" transit and "Tours, 26 Nov. 70" arrival postmarks, Very Fine and attractive, an attractive cover from the Paris "Privileged Mail" Office carried by the Général Uhrich.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
4087       image1870 (Nov. 19) Paris to Berlin, Germany. Folded "Correspondance Havas" (German Edition) postmarked "Paris (60), 19 Nov. 70" double circle franked with 10c + 40c Cérès tied by mute Star cancels with red boxed "PD" at right, no arrival backstamp as usual, Extremely Fine and choice, carried by the Archimède.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
4088       image1870 (Nov. 21) Paris to Lunel. Small folded formular letter postmarked "Paris, La Villette, 21 Nov. 70" double circle franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by "4277" Inter-Suburban Post Office losange cancel, additionally tied by superb strike of blue Military handstamp "45E RÉGIMENT DE GARDE MOBILE, CONSEIL ÉVENTUEL DU 3E BATAILLON, HERAULT" with manuscript endorsement "45e Regt. de Marche Mobile de L'Herault", backstamped "Lunel, 12 Dec. 70" arrival cds, Extremely Fine and rare, carried by the Ville d'Orléans which landed in Norway (Tunet Mail).
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $2,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
4089       image1870 (Nov. 21) Paris to Gex. Folded "Dépêche-Ballon No 7" postmarked "Paris, Rue d'Enghien, 21 Nov. 70" double circle franked with 20c Cérès (torn) tied by "4" star cancel, backstamped "Gex, 12 Dec. 70" arrival postmark, cover then forwarded to Geneva, Switzerland and additionally franked with 10c Empire Lauré paying the special 10c border rate, tied by superb strike of "Gex, 13 Dec. 70" single circle postmark, backstamped "Geneve, 13 XII 70" & Chene-Bourg, 13 XII 70 arrival cds's, Extremely Fine and choice, an unusal and rare usage, carried by the Ville d'Orléans which landed in Norway (Tunet Mail).
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
4090       image1870 (Nov. 22) Paris to Honfleur. Folded "Dépêche-Ballon No 8" postmarked "Paris, R. St. Lazare, 22 Nov. 70" double circle franked with 20c Empire Lauré (light corner crease) tied by "2" star cancel, backstamped "Honfleur, 11 Dec. 70" arrival cds, Very Fine, carried by the Ville d'Orléans to Norway (Tunet Mail).
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4091       image1870 (Nov. 22) Paris to Bagnols-sur-Cèze (Crashed Mail). Folded Gazette des Absents No9 postmarked "Paris, R. St. Domque St, Gn 58, 22 Nov. 70" double circle, franked with 20c Cérès (small defect) tied by numeral "20" star cancel, backstamped "Bagnols-sur-Cèze, 12 Dec. 70" arrival postmark, Fine, carried by the Ville d'Orléans from the Mandal mail.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $240.00
Will close during Public Auction
4092       image1870 (Nov. 23) Paris to Panama (Central America). Folded "Gazette des Absents No 10" postmarked "Paris, Pl. de la Bourse, 23 Nov. 70" double circle with magenta manuscript endorsement "Vapeur Anglais" and "via Southhampton" red boxed "PD" and box "PP" handstamps, the franking (80c) has been floated off as this was part of the jettisoned mail during the voyage, some minor cover damage due to immersion in the sea, carried by the Ville d'Orléans.
Estimate; $10,000 - 15,000.

A SUPERB COVER CARRIED ON THE FAMED VILLE D'ORLÉANS BALLOON FLIGHT AND THE ONLY RECORDED COVER TO PANAMA.

The balloon "Ville d'Orléans" left the Gare du Nord at 11:40pm with 4 sacks of mail (230 kg) and landed the next day at the Tunet farm in Norway at 2:25pm.

During the aerial voyage, at 6:30am on November 25, the balloon descended toward the North Sea, so pilot threw out some mail to re-ascend; at noon he jettisoned a 125kg bag of mail near the coast of Mandal (Norway). The Mandal mail was recovered and forwarded via London on December 2.
(Image1)
Est. $10,000-15,000
SOLD for $37,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4093       image1870 (Nov. 24) Paris to Gex (Jettisoned Mail). Folded cover postmarked "Paris, Pl. De La Bourse, 24 Nov. 70" double circle franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by "1" star cancel, backstamped "Gex, 12 Dec. 70" arrival postmark, cover then forwarded to Geneva, Switzerland and additionally franked with 10c Empire Lauré paying the special 10c border rate, tied by "Gex, 24 Dec. 70" double circle postmark, backstamped "Geneve, 24 XII 70" & "Chene-Bourg, 25 XII 70" (Christmas Day) arrival cds's, some minor cover damage due to immersion in the sea, F.-V.F., carried by the Ville d'Orléans.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
4094       image1870 (Nov. 28) Paris to Evron (Crashed Mail). Blue printed Bouquillard lettersheet, postmarked "Paris (60), 28 Nov. 70" double circle postmark, cancelled with Paris star where the adhesive has fallen off due to crash in the England Channel, backstamped by "Falmouth, DE 2, 70" British transit and "Evron, 6 Dec. 70" arrival cds, corner fault at top right due to immersion in the sea, Very Fine and rare, carried by the Jacquard, ex-T. Steinway, with 1948 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000.

A VERY RARE BALLON MONTÉ CARRIED ON THE ILL FATED "JACQUARD", PARTICULARLY WHEN SHOWING THE BRITISH TRANSIT BACKSTAMP.

A few balloons the flights ended in tragedy; the most famous of which was the "Le Jacquard " piloted by a young sailor called Alexandre Prince. It was last seen from the lighthouse at Plymouth as it headed out into the Atlantic. A few sacks of mail were salvaged by fishermen, dried as best they could and dispatched to their intended recipients by a local priest.
(Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
4095       image1870 (Nov. 29) Paris to London. Blue envelope postmarked "Paris, Rue D'Enghien, 29 Nov. 70" double circle postmark, franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "4" star cancel, with red "London, 6 DE 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Jules Favre No 2.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
4096       image1870 (Nov. 30) Paris to Sweden. Folded Gazette Des Absents No12 to Stockholm, postmarked "Paris, R. de Clery, 30 Nov. 70" double circle, franked with two 30c Empire Lauré (one added) tied by two strikes of numeral "24" star cancels, backstamped with "Paris à Calais 2o, 4 Dec. 70" transit postmark, light cover staining, Fine appearance, a very rare destination despite one of the 30c being replaced, carried by the Jules Favre No 2.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
4097       image1870 (Nov. 30) Paris to Riom. Folded letter postmarked red "Paris (SC), 30 Nov. 28" (inverted month & year slug with error year) double circle tying 20c Cérès backstamped with "Riom, 4 Dec. 70" arrival postmark, F.-V.F., carried by the Jules Favre No 2.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4098       image1870 (Nov. 30) Paris to Châtel-Censoir. Folded Journal-Poste No 8 postmarked "Paris, Bd. Beaumarchais, 30 Nov. 70" double circle, franked with 20c Cérès (small fault) tied by numeral "12" star cancel, backstamped "Châtel-Censoir" arrival postmark with indistinct date, Very Fine and scarce, carried by the Jules Favre No 2.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $270.00
Will close during Public Auction
December Flights - Franklin through Le Parmentier
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4099       image1870 (Dec. 1) Paris to Germany. Folded formular letter addressed to Général Ladmirault, Aix la Chapelle (Aachen) in Prussia, postmarked "Paris, R. d'Amsterdam, 1 Dec. 70" double circle, franked with 20c + 40c Empire Lauré tied by two strikes of numeral "18" star cancels, no arrival backstamp as usual, Very Fine and scarce, carried by the Franklin.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

During the Franco-Prussian War, Général Ladmirault was placed in command of the IV Corps of the Army of the Rhine, taking part in the battles of Mars-la-Tour and Saint-Privat; during the latter he repulsed the German attack at Amanvillers. After the capitulation of the Bazaine's army however, he became a Prussian prisoner of war.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $1,150.00
Will close during Public Auction
4100       image1870 (Dec. 2) Paris to Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Folded cover postmarked "Paris, Pl. de la Bourse, 2 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 80c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "1" star cancel, backstamped blue "Rio de Janeiro, 14 Jan. 71" arrival postmark, small unnoticeable erosion hole to left of address, Extremely Fine and rare, carried by the Franklin, ex-Henry Gibson.
Estimate; $7,500 - 10,000.

A STUNNING AND IMPORTANT BALLON MONTÉ COVER DURING THE SIEGE OF PARIS. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. $7,500-10,000
SOLD for $35,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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