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Airships

  • Real Photo Postcard, Nulli Secundus - 1907

    SKU: 22-P-104

     RPPC, British Airship No.1.  Text in negative reads:  "NULLI SECUNDUS, The British Army Airship/Copyright photo/Gale Polden Ltd/Aldershot".  Propulsion was designed and implemented by Samuel F. Cody, an American who flew the first HTA aircraft in England.  Very good, postally unused. (Automatic shopping cart ordering not active on this item.  Inquire and an invoice will be sent)

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    22-P-104
  • Real Photo Postcard, British Beta Airship - circa 1910

    SKU: 22-P-103

     RPPC, text in negative reads: "The 'BETA'/F. Scovell".  Very early British Airship shown before launch.  Good; postally used but postmark illegible, corner folds.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    22-P-103
  • Real Photo Postcard, Graf Zeppelin - 1928

    SKU: 22-P-102

     RPPC, vertical format, appears to be the christening of the LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin.  Mailed 18 July 1928, 10 days after the christening/launch, from Friedrichshafen and so postmarked.  Unintelligible German handwritten message on reverse.  Very good

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    22-P-102
  • Real Photo Postcard Stratospheric Balloon - 1935

    SKU: 22-P-101

     RPPC with text in negative: " 1935 Stratosphere Balloon/Three hours before blow out/Bell Photo".  Very good, postally unused, light spotting on reverse.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-101
  • WWI U.S. Observation Balloon

    SKU: 22-P-100

     Modern copy on Kodak paper of a WWI Observation Balloon about to be launched.  Looks like the entire Balloon Company holding the mooring lines.  Excellent, postcard size.  A mate to the two photos shown below. 

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    22-P-100
  • WWI Observation Balloon

    SKU: 22-P-99

     Modern copy on Kodak paper of a balloon crew beside a partially inflated WWI U.S. Balloon Corps gas bag.  Postcard size, a mate to the photo below.  Excellent.

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    22-P-99
  • WWI Observation Balloon Gas Bags

    SKU: 22-P-98

     A modern copy on Kodak paper of a group of U.S. Balloon Corp personnel in front of gas storage bags.  Sepia tone, postcard size.  Very good. 

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    22-P-98
  • Tuck Card, French Airship "Patrie" - circa 1907

    SKU: 22-P-97

     Color Tuck Card No. 9495 in "Airship" series.  Lengthy text on reverse speaks to French airship experiments and the eventual attachment to the Royal Flying Corps, pre-WWI.  Excellent, unused.

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    22-P-97
  • U.S. Navy/Army D-Class Airship - circa 1920's

    SKU: 22-P-95

     B&W vertical postcard showing what may be the D-2 in flight.  Very good, postally unused, slight bumps.

    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
    22-P-95
  • Captured Zeppelin L-49 - October 1917

    SKU: 22-P-94

     French postcard of this famous capture of an intact Zeppelin in WWI.  Lengthy French text below image.  Very good, postally unused.  Usual light soiling.

    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
    22-P-94