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Wills’s Aviation Card #53 – Vedovelli Multiplane.

History Behind The Card: Vedovelli Multiplane. Card #53 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut issue Édouard Vedovelli, month-day-year in France  – month-day-year death in parts unknown. I always wanted to write that… to say it … 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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French Military Dirigible “Colonel Renard” – Wills’s Aviation #22

History Behind The Card: French Military Dirigible “Colonel Renard.” Card #21 of 50, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Aviation series 1910 Name: Colonel Charles Renard, 1847-1905, France Adolphe Clément-Bayard, 1855-1928, France Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe, 1846-1919, France Captain Arthur Constantin … Continue reading

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