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Miscellaneous

  • Smithsonian Report on Langley Medal - 1913

     Smithsonian Publication 2233: An Account of the Exercises on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Langley Medal and the Unveiling of the Langley Memorial Tablet, May 6,1913, including the Addresses of.....Alexander Graham Bell, the French Ambassador, J.A. Brashear and Secretary Walcott.  Wash D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1913.  26pp, b&w photos of Langley Medal as presented to Glenn Curtiss and Gustave Eiffel, 6.5x9.5", card covers.  Almost looks like a program booklet because there is a photo image of an invitation to the presentation directly behing the title page.  Very good, one very small cover chip and a small ink stain on cover.   

    $35.00
    $35.00
    21-MISC-26
  • The Wright Brothers As Aeronautical Engineers

     Baker, M.P.  The Wright Brothers As Aeronautical Engineers.  Wash. D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1950.  Reprint from the Smithsonian Report for 1950 and a paper presented at a Society of Automotive Engineers meeting.  14pp + 10pp of b&w photos (2 per page) of Wright equipment and experiments, 6x9", heavy paper covers, stapled. Excellent condition.  

    $55.00
    $55.00
    21-CAT-17
  • 1912 German Aero Exhibition Catalog

     Original catalog, 190pp, 6x9" illus, wonderful full-page ads, two foldouts of exhibition hall floorplan.  Berlin, 3-14 April 1912. About fair-good.  Corner chips front cover and tape repair to spine.  I would give a lot to be transported back in time to this exhibit!

    $145.00
    $145.00
    21-MISC-25
  • WWII USAAF AGFA/ANSCO A-10A Sextant

     A complete sextant in the original wood box.  Sextant has data plate as does the wooden box.  Seems to be complete with plastic disc envelope, lead pencil envelope and an instruction envelope that refers to T.O. 05-35-12.  Very good original condition, name O'Connor stenciled on box lid.  Only flaw is one hinge on top of box is broken.

    $125.00
    $125.00
    21-PRTS-12
  • Text of a Speech in the U.S. House of Representatives - singed & inscribed by Alberto Santos=Dumont - 1927

     Woodruff, Hon. Roy O.  The First Flight to the North Pole and the Crossing of the Polar Sea.  Washington, GPO, 1927.  16pp, 6x9.5", wrps.  Inscribed and signed by Santos=Dumont: "A splendid achievement!"   Reportably from the archives of the Aero Club of America.  Excellent condition.  A rare inscription by this famous Brazilian/French aeronaut.  SOLD

    $0.00
    $0.00
    21-MISC-24
  • Notes on Identification of Aeroplanes - 1917

     Signed in upper margin by famous aeronaut Alberto Santos=Dumont.  Washington, GPO, 1918.  70pp, illus with silhouettes and 5 folding plates, 5x7.75", wrps.  Very good; minor chips near staples.  Reportably from the archives of the Aero Club of America.  A desireable manual in its own right, made very special with the autograph. SOLD

    $0.00
    $0.00
    21-MISC-23
  • Player "Polar Exploration" Cigarette Card Set - circa 1910

     Complete set of 25 printed in color.  Image on the front of each with descriptive text on the reverse.  Each card 35x67mm. Excellent condition.

    $65.00
    $65.00
    21-POST-50
  • WWII C-47 Transport Hollow ID Model

     Scale 1:72, wingspan 15.5", length 10.5".  Nicely detailed with window putlines, engine cylinders, ailerons, elevators, etc.  Original label on bottom reads: "USN R4D-1/USA C-47/Comm DC-3/ {date} 5/43".  Excellent original condition.

    $175.00
    $175.00
    21-PRTS-10
  • WWII RAF Dehaviland Mosquito Hollow Plastic ID Model

     Scale 1:72, wingspan 8.5", length 6.5".  Hollow with wire suspension hook behind canopy.  Two labels on bottom: red "MOSQUITO" and a round decal that looks like "WALL -5".  Some highlight wear with white polymer showing.  Left engine nacelle has some filler on the bottom.  Generally very good.  Again, not many of these survived and all are very collectible.

    $125.00
    $125.00
    21-PRTS-9
  • WWII Cruver P-40 Hard Plastic ID Model

     1:72 scale, wingspan 6", length 5.5".  Nice detail with gear-up, exhaust ports, ailerons, flaps, etc.  Hallmark cast into wing bottom:  "U.S.A. P-40  circle C for Cruver and date of 4-44".  Excellent condition. 

    $165.00
    $165.00
    21-PRTS-8