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Wills’s Aviation Card #65 – M. Henri Farman.

History Behind The Card: M. Henri Farman. Card #65 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut – Black-back issue Henri (Henry) Farman, May 26, 1874 in Paris, France — July 17, 1958, Paris, France; Maurice (Morris) … Continue reading

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A “Look” Inside A 1909 Aeroplane Factory

The headline describes the journey… Published in the April 25, 1909 edition of The Daily Picayune of New Orleans, Louisiana – page 43 – found via READEX, a Division of Newsbank… my source for early American newspaper resources. http://www.iw.newsbank.com. I … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #51 – “Bristol” Military Biplane.

History Behind The Card: “Bristol” Military Biplane. Card #51 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Vice Regal Mixture issue Sir George White, 1st Baronet, March 28, 1854 in Kingsdown, Bristol, Great Britain – November 22, 1916 in Stoke … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #43 – “Silver Dart” Biplane.

History Behind The Card: “Silver Dart” Biplane. And then some. Card #43 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910 Dr. Alexander Graham Bell in Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain, March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922, Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia, … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #41 – “Farman” Biplane.

History Behind The Card: “Farman” Biplane. Card #41 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910 Henri Farman, May 26, 1874 in Paris, France – July 17, 1958, Paris, France. Though not stated, the image on this tobacco card is … Continue reading

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