Sale 284

Lot 2424

United States "Wise." balloon, imprint as previous, worn impression, on orange cover addressed to aeronaut "Prof. Thaddeus S.C. Lowe" at Valley Forge, Pa., 3¢ rose (65) tied by target with "Westchester, Pa., Feb 25, 1864" c.d.s. alongside; missing flap, repaired nice at top, otherwise F-V.F.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Provenance: Bischel, where it was said to be the only recorded example [see preceding lot]

Realized $1,100

Go to lot: