Tag Archives: Samuel Cody

Wills’s Aviation Card #44 – “Cody” Biplane.

History Behind The Card: “Cody” Biplane. Card #44 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910 Samuel Cody, nee Samuel Franklin Cowdery, March 6, 1867 in Davenport, Iowa, United States of America – August 7, 1913, Farnborough, Great Britain (now … Continue reading

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First British War Balloon, ‘Nulli Secundus’, 1905 – Wills’s Aviation #9

History Behind The Card: First British War Balloon, ‘Nulli Secundus’, 1905 Card #9 of 50, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Aviation series 1910 Name: Samuel Cody nee Samuel Franklin Cowdery, March 6, 1867 in Davenport, Iowa, United States of America – … Continue reading

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