This postcard is a rare treat to see. A novelty card, the front of the picture shows a Bi Plane where the wing of the plane folds out to show different views of Herne Bay. The postcard is from a father to his child and is an eye witness account of seeing these planes.

149HER - Views of Herne Bay (Postcard) (Front & Back)

The transcribed text reads:

‘I saw 5 of these air ships down on the ground last Thursday evening. They came down not 5 minutes walk from here. From father’


Courtesy of D Price


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