The Jules Verne Balloon, Rainbow number AP168E by Authentic Models is a part of the Hot Air Balloons Collection and measures 27.6H x 16.5 inches in diameter and weights 3.25 lbs. and is packaged in vendor box, upc. Iconic and inspiring helium filled balloons were one of aviations first successes. Since 1783, balloons have traveled the skies. Our largest model to date comes complete with a rattan basket hanging from hand-knotted netting and wood toggles. The large balloon carries sand bags at the ready for release as ballast.