Air Race

  • Air Racing Results - 8 Vol Set

    SKU: 21-AR-8

     Williams, Gary (compiler).  Air Racing Results.  Phoenix, privately printed, 2006.  Eight volume set, wrps, plastic comb binding.  Each volume about 200pp, illus with photos of race tickets, progams and posters.  Vol I [1909-1918], Vol II [1919-1927], Vol III [1928-1930], Vol IV [1931-1933], Vol V [1934-1941], Vol VI [1946-1976], Vol VII [1977-1991], Vol VIII [1992-2005].  This little-known publication distributed by the author is a true gem in any serious aviation collection.  One-stop reference for anything air racing.  Very good condition.

    Price: $95.00
  • Frank Hawk Racer Press Photo - 1938

    SKU: 21-P-351

     Original 8.5x6.5" b&w International News press photo with press release on the back.  Typed release speaks to this aircraft expected to fly in the Bendix and Thompson races of 1938 and then be modified for sale to a foreign government.  Very good condition.

    Price: $35.00
  • Colorized Roscoe Turner Photo

    SKU: 21-AR-6

     Famous 12x10" photo of Roscoe Turner, his lion cub and his famous aircraft.  This is a more recent (but faithful) copy of an original from the 1930s which I have owned many years ago.  Excellent and with a nice blue-green mat. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Large Color Photo of Shortest Airport Air Show Act - circa 1970s

    SKU: 21-AR-5

     Very large 14x11" color photo of this famous act where the Piper Cub landed on the top of this (now vintage) Pontiac.  Excellent.

    Price: $20.00
  • Air Show Biplane Photo

    SKU: 21-P-345

     Unknown performer circa 1970s-80s, 8x10", b&w, appears to have some cropping marks in preparation for use in a publication.  Excellent.

    Price: $10.00
  • Nieuport-Macchi M.7 Schneider Trophy Flyer - 1921

    SKU: 21-AR-4

     Original 9x11" four-fold advertising/promotional flyer for the M.7bis which won the 1921 Schneider Trophy Race.  Front cover has an in-flight photo of the M.7; inside is a two-page spread of a day-by-day account of the 12 days of the Schneider Race with times, places, pilots, etc.  Back page touts the success of the M.7 in 1921.  Good; cover stamps from Paris Office of NACA.  Unusual early air race piece.  SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Gloster 6 Schneider Trophy Design - 1929

    SKU: 21-P-82

     Original 8x6" Gloster Company b&w photo of this famous racing plane.  Gloster Company embossed logo upper left, tail number NM249.  Typed text above aircraft: "Gloster the Sixth - Sister ship of world record." Very good.

    Price: $25.00
  • 1911 Chicago Air Meet Photo Poster

    SKU: 21-P-75A

     Rare original 23" long by 7.5" high printed photo collage of the 1911 Chicago International Avation Meet.  A mix of an actual photo of Michigan Avenue/Grant Park and fantasy overlays of 15 aircraft in flight and four more on the ground, then printed.  Upper right logo of "INTERNATIONAL AIVIATION MEET GRANT PARK CHICAGO" and lower right "Copyright by Max Rigot/Chicago/1911".  Sold as a souvenir folding postcard which is then unfolded to a poster. About fair; some vertical folds and small edge tears.  Should flatten in framing.  Not often found and only the second I have offered in over 40 years.  (Some glare in photo due to photograph taken thru plastic protective cover)

    Price: $135.00
  • Italian Pilot "Zotti" at 1932 Cleveland Air Races

    SKU: 21-P-14

     Original 9x7" b&w press photo.  Lt. Andrea Zotti flew "Novelty" demonstrations in each of the 10 days of the National Air Races.  This press release talks about his "death defying stunts" that "stole the show".  Press release is pasted to the reverse and dated 8-31-32.  Very good.

    Price: $20.00
  • Speed Record Broken - 1928

    SKU: 21-P-13

     Original 6x8" b&w press photo.  Belgian aviator "Bouthier" is shown by his "Aviette" aircraft after setting a world speed record of 185 kilometers/hr.  This must have been quite a feat in this 60 hp microplane!  Press release and press rubber stamps on the reverse. Very good.

    Price: $20.00