Calais (Rozier) 1785 Balloon Ascent

Calais (Rozier) 1785 Balloon Ascent

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Part Number:HD4389
Inside lid: "M. Pilatre de Rozier and M. Romain ascending from Calais in the "Aero-Montgolfiere" on the morning of June 15th, 1785." Inside base: B/W scene of a sailboat and the hot air balloon in the sky. 3rd in a series of historic balloon ascents. 2 3/8" round hinged box in excellent condition; however, the original presentation case is no longer available.  It will come in a plain white gift box.  Circa 1979-1980.

Other boxes available in this series are London (Lunardi) 1811 Balloon Ascent, Paris (D'Arlandes) 1783 Balloon Ascent, Strausberg (Montgolfiere) 1784 Balloon Ascent, and Hackney 1811 (Sadler) Balloon Ascent.
(Note: there were 7 boxes in the original series).

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