France 1870 - “Jules Favre” No. 1 or “Jean Bart” No. 2 balloon mail, bound for Holland - Yvert 29

Description
France 1870 - “Jules Favre” No. 1 or “Jean Bart” No. 2 balloon mail, bound for Holland - Yvert 29
Postal used

Manned balloon with rare destination
Empire Laurel 20 centimes blue in a pair, cancelled with star, 2 rue St Lazare on a letter with correspondence, destined for Holland.
On the front, the date stamp 10th October, 1870 and framed PD.
On the reverse, the arrival stamp from 19th October, 1870.
Yvert et Tellier value: €2400
Certificate.

Lot details
Geographic Origin
France
Composition
Single
Short Description
“Jules Favre” No. 1 or “Jean Bart” No. 2 balloon mail, bound for Holland
Year of oldest stamps
1870
Name official catalogue
Yvert
Catalogue Number
29
Condition
Postal used
Has certificate or expert signature
Yes
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