Lot 4081878 Henry Giffard’s Giant Ballon at the Paris...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am

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1878 Henry Giffard’s Giant Ballon at the Paris Exhibition Souvenir Medallion - Obverse; Fine illustration of this large Balloon over Paris. Reverse; Legend “Souvenir de mon ascension dans de Grand Balloon captive a vapeur de M’r. Henry Giffard”. Attractive Gilt plated, size 50mm, in good condition overall. Note: All these who ascended in this one of the largest balloons of the 19th Century was given this attractive medallion as a souvenir of their flight.

Guide Price: £100.00 - £140.00

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