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#411 - Francesco Zambeccari

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The year of his first balloon ascension, the famous Italian aeronaut writes a hopeful letter to his father

Pioneer Italian aviator (1752–1812) who dedicated himself to balloon flight. Rare ALS in Italian, signed “Francesco,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 9, London, September 20, 1783. A lengthy letter to his father on his hopes to get a military commission in England. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and a trivial puncture to right side (barely affecting two words). Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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