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Miscellaneous

  • "WE" - Signed Limited Edition

    Lindbergh, Charles A.   WE". The Famous Flier's own story of his life and his Transatlantic flight, together with his views on the future of aviation.  NY. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1927. - First "Authors Autograph Edition" (1927). One thousand copies of this edition have been printed for sale. Each copy bears the autograph signature of the author. This copy is also signed by the Publishers, G.P. Putnams Sons. Illustrated with 52 splendid photographs of Lindbergh, friends, planes, and dignitaries. Also included are drawings of Lindbergh, his plane, and 2 facsimile pages of the manuscript bound in. Signed/Limited edition: this being #190/1000 copies signed by "Charles A. Lindbergh" and "G.P.Putnams Sons" in ink on the limitation page. VG+ Internally tight and clean, some light spotting.  Bound in a parchment spine stamped in gold and brown paper-covered boards stamped brightly in gold. A handsome production with light wear to the spine ends and along the parchment edges with repaired tears to outside spine hinges. Light soiling to the parchment and two small stains to the boards; top corners bumped. A handsome, collectible copy of the scarce signed/limited Lindbergh.  (Automatic ordering not available for this item.  Inquire and an invoice will be sent)  ON HOLD

    $1,150.00
    $1,150.00
    18-B-00010
  • WWI Aviation Service Certificate

    Fancy 14 x 18" color certificate for WWI service in the U.S. Air Service.  Tipped in photo and ink entries to James A. Coleman, Private, Aviation Section, Signal Corps, 664 Aero Squadron.  Signed by the commanding officer.  Framed and under glass.  Very good condition.  Most such certificates are plain but this one is very colorful and complete.  Will require some additional shipping because of the framing and glass. 

    $95.00
    $95.00
    18-MISC-00003
  • Three WWI Pilot Maps - Lt. H.R. Parker

    Three maps with ink inscriptions: 1) "H.R. Parker, 1st Lieut., U.S.A.S." (central France), 2)  "H.R. Parker, Capt 71st Sq'n, U.S.A.S." (western France), 3) "H.R. Parker, 1st. Lieut., Lafayette Escd., Armie France"  (He was not in the Lafayette Escadrille), b&w of France.  Maps are tattered with splits at folds.  But, these are period auto maps that were frequently used by pilots.

    $135.00
    $135.00
    18-MISC-00002
  • 94th Aero Sqdn "Hat-in-the-Ring" Leave Pass - 1918

    Small onion skin slip, 7.5x2.5", authorizing Sgt Walter Jager to visit Melun.  Slip typed and dated July 28, 1918, signed by Lt. B.H. Smith.  Official circular Air Service rubber stamp and it carries the 94th letterhead.  Clipped with scissors from a larger sheet.  Anything from this famous squadron is quite rare.  Generally good except for a small torn piece below signature (present) and a tape stain same location.

    $90.00
    $90.00
    17-MISC-00012
  • Fort Omaha Balloon School Dance Program

    Folded 3.5x5" program for a dance at the Fort Omaha Balloon School.  Likely 1918, lovely embossed American flag on the cover.  Inside lists 20 dances, 16 are filled in with names/initials in pencil.  Ten dances with "J.B." who monopolized this lovely damsel.  Text on front reads: "Aviation Section, Signal Corps, Fort Omaha, Nebr."  On reverse is "Omaha Printing Company".

    $15.00
    $15.00
    17-ZEPP-00052
  • WWII Pacific Map - Yap Islands - 1944

    Air Facilities & Potential Airfield Sites, YAP ISLANDS (Caroline Islands).  Joint Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas, 31 March 1944.  13 x 14", originally folded.  Topo map with harbors in detail.  Shows one airfield under construction and two other potential sites, also an emergency seaplane harbor.  Light toning but generally very good.  Marked CONFIDENTIAL.  Colorful; would display nicely.

    $85.00
    $85.00
    17-MISC-00011
  • WWI Balloon School Dance Program

    Small (3.5 x 5") folding dance program for the Aviation Section, Signal Corps, Fort Omaha, Nebr. No date but clearly 1918 at this famous USAS Balloon School.  Inside is printed "Program" and 20 spaces to be filled in.  Sixteen are pencilled with annotations like:  MM, I. Goodman, M.May, Miss Kendall, Mae...then "Red Head and Blondey"!  Back is "Omaha Printing Company".  Some light dust and a water stain on the back not affecting content.  Flag on the front is wonderful; raised embossing is highly detailed.  Oh how I wish to be a fly on the wall!

    $15.00
    $15.00
    17-MISC-00010
  • Alexander de Seversky's Application to American Fighter Aces Assoc.

    Original signed application by famous WWI Russian Ace and aviation visionary Alexander P. de Seversky for membership in the American Fighter Aces Association.  Application is dated 17 April 1969.  De Seversky lists 13 victories with Russian Aviation in WWI.  A rare document from an eventual advisor to the Chief of Staff, USAF.  (I met de Seversky in about 1962-63 while I was a cadet at USAFA and he was a motivational speaker.  I went back stage and he signed my copy of his book, Victory Through Air Power.)

    $125.00
    $125.00
    17-MISC-00010
  • WWII USN Stationery

    Letter paper, unused, 16 total {6 of Naval Training Center (anchor and wheel logo), 10 of US Naval Air Tech Training Center (Navy Pier logo).  Each sheet unused and excellent, 6 1/2 x 10".

    $15.00
    $15.00
    17-MISC-00003
  • WWII USN Envelopes - Two, Color Illustrated

    Two #10 envelopes (4 x 9"), unused.  Very colorful front panel illustrations.  On the reverse: "Tarrson Company - Chicago, Ill., copyright Porto-Server 1942".  Likely sold at Great Lakes Training Center for sailors in training.  Excellent, unused condition.

    $15.00
    $15.00
    17-MISC-00002