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CDV photo of the hot air balloon ''Intrepid'' used for spying, developed by aeronautical inventor Professor Thaddeus S.C. Lowe, who stands next to the balloon as it's inflated. A caption on the image's border contains the date 1862. Verso bears a printed message that reads: ''Brady's Album Gallery / No. 423 / Professor Lowe inflating Balloon Intrepid / To Reconnoiter Battle of Fair Oaks''. Measures 4'' x 2.5''. Toning and asymmetrical border, else near fine.
Period CDV of Professor Lowe's Spy Balloon
Period CDV of Professor Lowe's Spy Balloon
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium.: $624
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2012.
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