Lot #199
Salomon August Andrée Autograph Letter Signed

The rarest of the polar explorers, Swedish balloonist Andrée

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The rarest of the polar explorers, Swedish balloonist Andrée

Swedish engineer, physicist, aeronaut and polar explorer who died while leading an attempt to reach the Geographic North Pole by hydrogen balloon (1854-1897). ALS in French, signed “S. A. Andree,” one page both sides, 5.5 x 8.75, September 15, 1895. Handwritten letter concerning the "possibility of using hydrogen in tubes," giving some specific requirements, prices, and related data. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021

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