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

December Flights - Franklin through Le Parmentier continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4101       image1870 (Dec. 2) Paris to Grenoble. Folded "Correspondance Havas" (French Edition) postmarked indistinct "Paris (60) 2 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérès tied by mute star cancel, backstamped indistinct Grenoble Dec. arrival postmark, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Franklin.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
4102       image1870 (Dec. 2) Paris to England. Folded Gazette Des Absents No11 to Folkestone, postmarked "Paris, Ministère des Finances, 2 Dec. 70" double circle, franked with 10c + 20c Cérès (small perf. faults) tied by two strikes of numeral "35" star cancels, backstamped with "Folkestone, Dec. 11 70" arrival postmark, light cover stain, F.-V.F., carried by the Franklin.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
4103       image1870 (Dec. 2) Paris to Tarascon. Folded Lettre Journal "Depeche-Ballon #11" postmarked "Paris, Rue du Cherche-Midi, 2 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérès tied by numeral "10" star cancel, backstamped "Lyon-a-Avignon, 8 Dec. 70" transit postmark, small cover repair at top left, Fine, carried by the Franklin.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $290.00
Will close during Public Auction
4104       image1870 (Dec. 3) Paris to Germany. Envelope with original enclosure addressed to Prisoner of War, postmarked "Paris, R. d'Antin, 3 Dec. 70" double circle, franked with two 20c Cérès (small perf. faults) tied by two strikes of numeral "3" star cancels, no arrival backstamp as usual, small faults, F.-V.F., carried by the Franklin.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

Addressed to "Capitaine au 18e régiment d'Artillerie, Prisonnier de l'Armée de Metz" with manuscript routing endorsement at bottom "Par la voie de Vervier et Cologne".
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
4105       image1870 (Dec. 4) Paris to Reigate, England. Folded Lettre Journal "Le Soir" postmarked somewhat indistinct "Paris, Place de la Madeleine, 4 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "3" star cancel, 10 Dec. Railway transit postmark and backstamped "Reigate DE 12 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine, carried by the Franklin.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000.

A RARE USAGE OF THE LETTRE JOURNAL "LE SOIR". (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
4106       image1870 (Dec. 5) Paris to Frankfort sur Mein, Germany. Folded "Correspondance Havas" (German Edition) postmarked "Paris (60) 5 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 40c Cérès tied by mute star cancel, without arrival postmark as usual, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Denis Papin.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4107       image1870 (Dec. 5) Paris to Mont de Marson. card sent by Soldier from the 3rd Army, 5th Division, 1st Brigade postmarked "Paris, R. Bonaparte, 5 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérès tied by "15" star cancel, with "Mont de Marson 8 Dec. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine and scarce, a nice card usage by a soldier, carried by the Denis Papin.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
4108       image1870 (Dec. 5) Paris to London and forwarded to Cornwall Gardens. Folded letter postmarked "Paris, R. de Bondy, 5 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 30c Empire Lauré tied by "5" star cancel, struck with small red "Crowned R" handstamp for forwarding to Cornwall Gardens (within London) backstamped with three different London transit and arrival postmarks of Dec. 9, Very Fine and scarce usage, carried by the Denis Papin.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4109       image1870 (Dec. 5) Paris to Bruxelles and forwarded within Bruxelles. Folded printed formular letter postmarked "Paris, Sénat, 5 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 10c + 20c Cérès tied by "6" star cancels, incorrectly struck with boxed "Affranchissement Insuffisant" which was then crossed out, forwarded from hotel in Bruxelles to address in Bruxelles Nord, two different Bruxelles arrival markings of Dec. 11, 10c with trivial stain, Very Fine and attractive, carried by the Denis Papin.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4110       image1870 (Dec. 7) Paris to St. Petersburg, Russia. Folded Gazette des Absents No. 14 postmarked "Paris, Bl. Malesherbes, 7 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 80c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "37" star cancel, blue German manuscript crayon "f2" accountancy marking, no arrival as usual, Extremely Fine and choice, carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

A STUNNING BALLON MONTÉ IN PERFECT CONDITION TO THIS RARE DESTINATION. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $4,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
4111       image1870 (Dec. 7) Paris to Madrid, Spain. Folded Gazette des Absents No. 14 postmarked "Paris, R. Taitbout, 7 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 40c Cérès tied by indistinct numeral "22" star cancel, backstamped with red "Madrid 22 Dic. 70" double circle, Very Fine, a scarce usage to Spain carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
4112       image1870 (Dec. 7) Paris to Orléans. Printed formular lettersheet postmarked "Paris, Montrouge-Paris, 7 Dec. 70" double circle, franked with 20c Empire Lauré tied by indistinct "2523" losange cancel, no arrival backstamp as the town of Orléans was captured by the Germans on December 5th, Very Fine, carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
4113       image1870 (Dec. 8) Paris to Wiesbaden, Germany. Envelope postmarked "Paris, Pl. de la Bourse, 8 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with pair of 20c Empire Lauré tied by numeral "1" star cancel, no arrival as usual, Extremely Fine, a scarce usage to Germany carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4114       image1870 (Dec. 9) Paris to the Department of Oise. Folded letter postmarked light strike of "Paris, R. D'Enghien, 9 Dec. 70" double circle, franked with 20c Cérès tied by indistinct numeral "4" losange cancel, cover then forwarded to Boulonge sur Mer and then onto London, with postage stamp selvage used a forwarding label, red boxed Insufficient Postage handstamp & label to by British "More to Pay" handstamp, backstamped partial arrival of cds, then with "Boulogne-S-Mer, 31 Dec. 70" arrival and two different London receiving backstamps of Jan. 2, 71 (one in red & other in black), Very Fine, a charming little cover full of character, carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
4115       image1870 (Dec. 10) Paris to Odessa, Russia. Envelope with original contents postmarked "Paris, Les Batignolles, 10 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with two pairs of 20c Empire Lauré tied by "347" losange cancels, blue Germany crayon accounting marking, no arrival as usual, one pair overlapping edge of cover at top, F.-V.F., carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

AN UNUSUAL FRANKING MADE UP STRICTLY WITH 20C EMPIRE LAURÉ TO THIS RARE DESTINATION. MOST ALL BALLOON MAIL TO RUSSIA IS ADDRESSED TO ST. PETERSBURG. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
4116       image1870 (Dec. 10) Paris to Philadelphia, United States. Blue folded letter postmarked "Paris, Senat, 10 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 30c Empire Lauré + 40c Cérès tied by numeral "6" star cancel, red "London 26 Dec. 70" transit cds and red boxed Philadelphia "Jan. 10, 1871" arrival handstamp, 40c creased, Very Fine, carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE 70C USAGE TO THE UNITED STATES PAID WITH MIXED ISSUE FRANKING. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
4117       image1870 (Dec. 10) Paris to Treves, Germany. Folded Agence Fournier (?) (in German) postmarked "Paris (60), 10 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 40c Empire Lauré tied by perfect strike of muted "Star" cancel with scarce, large boxed "P.D.", no arrival marking as usual, Extremely Fine and attractive, carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

A LOVELY BALLON MONTÉ IN PERFECT CONDITION. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
4118       image1870 (Dec. 10) Paris to Clermont-Ferrand. Folded Gazette des Absents No. 15 with supplement postmarked "Paris, Pl de la Bourse, 15c, 10 Dec. 70" postage due double circle postmark and franked with 20c Cérês tied by numeral "1" star cancel, backstamped "Clermont-Ferrand 20 Dec. 70" arrival postmark, Very Fine, carried by the Général Renault.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

A VERY SCARCE ITEM WITH THE 15C POSTAGE DUE POSTMARK STRUCK IN ERROR. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
4119       image1870 (Dec. 10) Paris to Cette. Folded letter postmarked "Paris, Belleville, 10 Dec. 70, 7E" double circle postmark, franked with 20c Cérès tied by numeral "432" losange cancel, no arrival marking, Very Fine.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

The mail from the 7E was the final mail of the day and as a result was processed the following day. An interest & lengthy letter about the Siege carried by the Ville de Paris which was captured by the Germans and as result there no arrival backstamps.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
4120       image1870 (Dec. 12) Paris to Santiago de Cuba, Amérique Espagnolle (Cuba). Envelope postmarked "Paris, R. de Bondy, 12 Dec. 70" double circle postmark and franked with 80c Empire Lauré tied by "5" star cancel, manuscript endorsement "Par les Vapeurs Transatlantiques" with small red "PD" handstamp, no arrival postmark as this is part of the captured mail, stamp & cover with trivial imperfections, F.-V.F., carried by the Ville de Paris.
Estimate; $10,000 - 15,000.

A MAJOR BALLON MONTÉ RARITY. THIS IS ONE OF TWO KNOWN COVERS TO THIS EXOTIC DESTINATION. (Image1)
Est. $10,000-15,000
SOLD for $45,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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