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1st September
2010
written by Richard

Aeronautical genius or scam artist?  Charles Toliver excited San Diegans in 1911 with his plans to build a gas-filled dirigible.   Investors eagerly bought shares in the Toliver Aerial Navigation Company.   But the project did not turn out as expected . . . 

Read the complete story of  Toliver’s Airship.

Toliver I under construction. Courtesy San Diego Air & Space Museum.

1 Comment

  1. Lynn Estes
    08/04/2012

    While going through some very old family papers I found a Stock Certificate for Tolvier Aerial Navigation, Is it worth any money? If you don’t know how would I find out?

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