Lot Archive


№ 710


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

1871. FRANCE. Aerial Communications During the Siege of Paris, a silver-plated award medal by C.J.M. Degeorge, female figure seated next to cannon releasing carrier pigeon, balloon in background, reverse carrier pigeon in flight over basket on which is tablet with space for name, COMMUNICATIONS AERIENNES in exergue, 62mm (BDM I, p.544; Florange 865). Extremely fine and an attractive medal (£40-60)