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Wills’s Aviation Card #67 – M. Louis Bleriot.

History Behind The Card: M. Louis Bleriot. Card #67 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut – Black-back issue Louis Charles Joseph Blériot, July 1, 1872 in Cambrai, France – August 1, 1936, Paris, France. This … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #58 – New “Voisin” Biplane, 1911.

History Behind The Card:  New “Voisin” Biplane, 1911. Card #58 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut issue Gabriel Voisin, February 5, 1880 in Belleville-sur-Saône, France – December 25, 1973 in Ozenay, France; Charles Voisin, July … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #45 – Santos Dumont’s Monoplane, No. XIX.

History Behind The Card: Santos Dumont’s Monoplane, No. XIX. Card #45 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910 Alberto Santos Dumont, July 20, 1873 in Palmira, (a town now named Santos Dumont), in Minas Gerais, Brazil – July 23, … Continue reading

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Rounding the Eiffel Tower, Santos Dumont – Wills’s Aviation #8

History Behind The Card: Rounding the Eiffel Tower, Santos Dumont Card #8 of 50, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Aviation series 1910 Alberto Santos Dumont, July 20, 1873 in Palmira, (a town now named Santos Dumont), Minas Gerais, Brazil – July … Continue reading

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