Jeton, Le Gal Cambronne

Jeton

Commemorating the flight of the balloon Le Gal Cambronne from besieged Paris,

January 23, 1871.

French, 19th Century

Gift from the Library of Congress

A19720061000

Transferred from the Library of Congress, Science Division

Physical Description:
Le Gal Cambronne Jeton; Obverse: relief of a gas free balloon depicted in the center of the medal, embossed text "PART DE LA GARE DE L'EST CONDUIT PAR LE MARIN TRISTAN, LA Gal CAMBRONNE, LE 23 JANUR 1871"; Reverse: embossed text "REPUBLIQUE DE FRANCAISE, BALLON DU SIEGE DE PARIS".

Country of Origin
France

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Lead
Dimensions
3-D: 1.3 x 3cm (1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Jeton

Commemorating the flight of the balloon Le Gal Cambronne from besieged Paris,

January 23, 1871.

French, 19th Century

Gift from the Library of Congress

A19720061000

Transferred from the Library of Congress, Science Division

Physical Description:
Le Gal Cambronne Jeton; Obverse: relief of a gas free balloon depicted in the center of the medal, embossed text "PART DE LA GARE DE L'EST CONDUIT PAR LE MARIN TRISTAN, LA Gal CAMBRONNE, LE 23 JANUR 1871"; Reverse: embossed text "REPUBLIQUE DE FRANCAISE, BALLON DU SIEGE DE PARIS".

Country of Origin
France

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Lead
Dimensions
3-D: 1.3 x 3cm (1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

ID: A19720061000