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Posted 05/27/2017   9:08 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Nells250 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Show us HOT AIR BALLOONS!

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Posted 05/28/2017   10:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wtcrowe to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This is not as colorful, but it shows man's interest in Hot Air balloons in the 19th Century. This cover was mailed circa 1864 and part of a noted correspondence.



Here is a close up of the ballon.


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Balloons
March 31, 1983
The stamp set marks the bicentenary of the world's first manned flight in a balloon over Paris, France in 1783. The design includes images of the Civil War observation balloon Intrepid (1861), stratospheric balloon Explorer II (1935), and modern sport hot air balloons.

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Stamp Collecting Month - Hot Air Balloons
October 1, 2001
A set of self-adhesive booklet stamps showing colorful hot air balloons in the sky.


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Bicentenary of the Air and Space
March 21, 1983
The se-tenant pair commemorates the manned free balloon flights. One stamp shows the November 21, 1783 flight by Jean-Franšois PilÔtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes in a Montgolfier hot air balloon. The other shows the December 1, 1783 flight by Jacques Charles and Nicolas-Louis Robert in a hydrogen balloon.

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Up Up and Away
May 6, 2008
The stamp set celebrates the 150th anniversary of the first successful balloon flight in Australia.


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First Balloon Flight in Austria
July 6, 1984
The stamp commemorates the hot air balloon flight by Johann Georg Stuwer (1732 - 1802) from the Prater in Vienna.

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Balloon made from US commemoratives (damaged stamps used)
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Balloon Jupiter
August 17, 1959
The air mail stamp marks the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. airmail carried by hot air balloon Jupiter launched from Lafayette, Indiana.


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Fall Dream
September 3, 2012
Set of five, one stamp shows a hot air balloon in the sky.

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International Balloon Festival
September 10, 2015
The stamp commemorates the The International Hot Air Balloon Festival held in Leon, Guanajuato.

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Definitive Issue - Canadian Pride
January 17, 2011
Set of five, one stamp shows the Canadian flag on a hot air balloon.


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Awesome thread, I really like the Canadian triangle Balloon stamps, they are very well balanced!

Off to eBay!

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting a hot air balloon, designed by Austrian artist Auguste B÷csk÷r, combined engraved by Maria Magdalena Laurent and photogravure, and issued by Austria on June 8, 2001 to commemorate the centenary of the Austrian Astro Club, Scott No. 1846.

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Bicentenary of the Air and Space
February 26, 1983
The stamp shows the 1783 Montgolfier hot air balloon and the Jacques Charles and Nicolas-Louis Robert hydrogen balloon.


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Hot Air Balloon booklet stamps
May 17, 1991
The design shows a brightly-colored hot air balloon above a green field.
(designer: Pierre Mion)


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