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The Bleriot Monoplane

The Bleriot Monoplane Aircraft
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Stock #: 213354
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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M. Bleriot is a Frenchman, and made the first Channel flight between Calais and Dover, which won him the congratulations of the whole world. He has performed several successful flights, and the first day's speed trials at Rheims had the satisfaction of accomplishing the fastest time, and was also second in the Gordon-Bennett Cup. The last day at Rheims was marred by his being severely burned owing to his machin catching fire