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1877 Buffalo balloon cover

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Cover flown on June 18, 1877 "Buffalo" balloon flight from Nashville to Gallatin, Tennessee. One of three covers recorded. 5-cent Buffalo balloon airmail label affixed with additional 3-cents of postage stamps to pay for delivery to final destination; St. Louis MO. Hammer price realised was US $415,000.

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1877
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