Lot 259Paris Exhibition 1878 ‘Henry Giffords’ Giant Balloon Medallion...

Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am

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Paris Exhibition 1878 ‘Henry Giffords’ Giant Balloon Medallion the obverse a fine illustration of this large Balloon over Paris. Reverse; Legend “Souvenir de mon ascension dans de Grand captive a vapeur de Mr. Henry Gifford” Attractive Gilt plated, size 50mm. Note: All these who ascended in this, one of the largest balloons of the 19th Century were issued this attractive medallion as a souvenir of their flight.

Guide Price: £60.00 - £70.00

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