PARIS. Action de F100. brown, green. #2700. No 657. Fold. The use of the captive balloon in the siege of Paris (Franco-Prussian war) brought them to the attention of the people of Paris (and other cities of France), and they were later widely used for many purposes. This one, raised in 1905, was a publictransaction allowing people to pay to be on the balloon when it was raised. Shows the great balloon, and the arms of Paris. Extremely rare.
Date: 2 May 1906
Startprice: € 500