Eastbourne Aerodrome 1912 Gnome-Bleriot Monoplane Mr V Yales Photo Postcard

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  • Sold Date: Jan 02, 2012
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50 hp Gnome-Bleriot Monoplane
Eastbourne Aerodrome
Mr V Yates

Type :- Photographic
Postally Used ? :- Eastbourne Aug 1912 (stamp partially removed,year pencilled in)
Condition :- Surface bruise near inset at bottom right.

The text round the edge is part of the postcard.

Mr V.Yates is mentioned in "Flight" magazine in Dec 1911:-
When flying this machine a wheel buckled on landing,it turned turtle,fortunately without much damage either to the aircraft or pilot !

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