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First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post

First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post
First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post
First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post
First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post

First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post
Real Picture Postcard: Chas O. Jones's first flight Hammondsport New York interesting and valuable postcard of the famous flight that ended in tragedy. The handwritten date on the back is incorrect it is 1908 not 1909. On September 2, 1908, Charles O. When Jones realized the danger he pulled an emergency cord to rapidly deflate the envelope.

As he did so the fabric ignited, causing the frame suspended underneath containing Jones and the motor to fall away and crash to the ground. Jones died about ninety minutes later of his injuries. Condition: good, normal aging (see pictures).

The item "First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post" is in sale since Tuesday, April 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards\Real Photo". The seller is "ksherm58" and is located in Montrose, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Subject: aviation
  • Postage Condition: Unposted
  • Region: US - New York
  • Early Aviation: Dirigible Balloon
  • Type: Real Photo (RPPC)

First flight of the Jones airship in Hammondsport, N Y rare 1908 real photo post