BRUXELLES. Action de F100. blue. #10000. No 2450. Central fold with repaired edge-tear. Founded in Ieper. A splendid underprint of a balloon, as invented by Mr. Capazza. In reality, it was to be a combination of a parachute and a balloon made from silk. The idea was to go up with the balloon, and to godown with the parachute. Apparently, a successful test had been executed in la Villette, Paris in 1892. This company was founded to commercialize the balloon/parachute Extremely rare.
Themes: AUTOMOBILES, AVIATION, METAL & ENGINEERING, PAPER
Date: 12 August 1897
Startprice: € 100