Charles Rolls, c1905. Artist: Unknown

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Charles Rolls, c1905. Rolls set up business selling French and Belgian cars before going into partnership with Henry Royce, forming the motor car and engine manufacturing company Rolls-Royce in 1904. The same year Rolls crossed the English Channel by balloon, and in June 1910 made the first non-stop double crossing by aeroplane. The following month he was killed in a plane crash.


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  1. 0340000643
  1. 1-193-503
  1. 1193503
  1. 25652
  1. 643
  1. C17720B

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  1. Charles Stewart Rolls: British: Motorist, aviator, car manufacturer, founder of Rolls-Royce

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