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Title Color postcard showing dirigible "Nulli Secundus" (British Army Dirigible No 1) in flight at sunset or sunrise
Collection Lang Collection
Object Name Postcard
Caption Color postcard showing British Army dirigible "Nulli Secundus"
Scope & Content Embossed color postcard showing dirigible in flight at sunset or sunrise. On front of card: "Nulli Secundus".

British Army Dirigible No 1, christened Nulli Secundus (Latin: "Second to none") was a semi-rigid airship. First flown on 09/10/1907, it was Britain's first powered military aircraft.

No message on reverse, but magazine clipping, © 1914, of mustachioed man in profile is pasted over message and address areas.

Part of the Raphael Tuck & Sons' Educational Series of Post Cards No. 406, "Aviation".

Color. 3½"x5½".

Accession# 2015.1164
Subjects British Army Dirigible No 1
Nulli Secundus
Dirigibles
Aviation--Military--History
Object ID 2015.1164.09
Creator Raphael Tuck & Sons
Date 1914
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1914
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Condition Good
Condition Notes Normal wear and fading; magazine clippings pasted to back of card.
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