Oldest Aircraft Trading Cards? 1902-1908 Aviation History Wilbur Wright and Louis Bleriot

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Oldest Aircraft Trading Cards? 1902-1908 Aviation History Wilbur Wright and Louis Bleriot

Includes:

1. Wilbur Wright, card #28 from Inventors and Inventions (21-40), issued by R. & J. Hill in 1908

2. Louis Bleriot, card #21 from the same card set mentioned above

3. Several Ogden’s Tab and Guinea Gold cigarette cards featuring lighter than air aircraft:
a. rudder and motor of steerable air balloon by Villars, at the Concours d’Aria Lyons parc des Princes
b. first ascent of M. Severo’s steerable Balloon Pax at Vaugirard, in which he lost his life in May 12, 1902. Balloon exploded over the Avenue du Maine, Paris.
c. first balloon ascent of the Aero Club, including Stanley Spencer, Miss Vera Butler, Mr. Frank Butler, Hon. C.S. Rolls
d. balloon practice of the Engineers

4. 1823 air balloon (Charles Green) token, featuring the ironmonger Isaac Earlysman Sparrow from Bishopsgate in London

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