Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 422
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AVIATORS.) MONTGOLFIER, JOSEPH. Note Signed, "J. Montgolfier," to an unnamed recipient (lacking salutation), in French, recommending that Citizen Boisson receive the position he seeks. Signatures by two others above Montgolfier's. 1 page, 5 1/4x2 1/2 inches; all edges trimmed with some illegible text at lower edge truncated; matted with two plaster casts of a commemorative coin and framed. Np, nd

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"The undersigned members of the Council General of Agriculture, Arts and Commerce . . . support . . . the petition of C[itiz]en Boisson ex-employee at the Ministry of War; They declare knowing this citizen under the most advantageous respects as regards moral qualities, and take the keenest interest that he obtain the post that he seeks."