#C54 – 1959 7c Balloon Jupiter

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U.S. #C54
1959 7¢ Balloon Jupiter
 
Issue Date: August 17,1959
City: Lafayette, IN
Quantity: 79,290,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Dark blue and red
 
#C54 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first carriage of airmail in the United States on the hot-air balloon Jupiter. The balloon was flown by John Wise from Lafayette to Crawfordsville, Indiana, on August 17, 1859. There were 123 letters eventually mailed this way, and as of 1980, 23 were still known to exist.
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U.S. #C54
1959 7¢ Balloon Jupiter
 
Issue Date: August 17,1959
City: Lafayette, IN
Quantity: 79,290,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Dark blue and red
 
#C54 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first carriage of airmail in the United States on the hot-air balloon Jupiter. The balloon was flown by John Wise from Lafayette to Crawfordsville, Indiana, on August 17, 1859. There were 123 letters eventually mailed this way, and as of 1980, 23 were still known to exist.