Tin Toys — February 4, 2018 at 8:48 am

Tin Toy Corner: Gunthermann’s Red Baron Airplane

By Renaud Fournier

Louis Bleriot, the French aviator, achieved worldwide fame in July 1909 by being the first person to cross the English
Channel in an airplane called the Bleriot XI.

Starting in 1909, S. Gunthermann produced a very detailed and realistic toy representation of Louis Bleriot in his
airplane.

Read the complete article in the February 2018 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine. Click here to subscribe now!