Eastbourne Aerodrome 1912 Gnome-Bleriot Monoplane Mr V Yales Photo Postcard
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50 hp Gnome-Bleriot Monoplane
Mr V Yates
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 ! All items are described as accurately as possble - any faults or defects which I think may have an effect on the price are noted.
Proof of posting obtained for all items.