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Wills’s Aviation Card #62 – “Goupy III.” Biplane.

History Behind The Card: “Goupy III” Biplane. Card #62 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut – black back issue Ambroise Goupy, November 5, 1885 in Paris, France – January 25, 1951, Paris, France. Mario Calderara, … 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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Wills’s Aviation Card #39 – The “Antoinette” Monoplane, 1909

History Behind The Card: The “Antoinette” Monoplane, 1909 Card #39 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910  Léon Levavasseur, January 8, 1863 in Le Mesnil-au-Val, Cherbourg, France – February 26, 1922, Pureaux, France This blog is kind of a … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #34 – “Gastamabide & Mengin” Monoplane, 1908

History Behind The Card: “Gastamabide & Mengin” Monoplane, 1908 Name: Léon Levavasseur, January 8, 1863 – February 26, 1922, in Cherbourg, France Name: Jules Gastambide, February 26, 1846 – April 11, 1944, in Caen, France When I first starting getting … Continue reading

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