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Miscellaneous

  • WWI 1st Division Casualty Statistics - 1919

     Clipped page, 8.5x5.5", dated Aug 1, 1919.  Lists casualties of officers & enlisted in the various sectors of the war.  Includes POWs, MIA.  Good.

    $5.00
    $5.00
    21-MISC-46
  • Antique Airplane Association (AAA) Decal - circa 1970's

     Very large 6.5x10" decal on an 8.5x11" backing, unused.  No doubt intended for application to an antique aircraft whose owner was a member of AAA.  Excellent.  SOLD

    $0.00
    $0.00
    21-MISC-49
  • Travel Air Company Letter - 1930

     Fancy letterhead with Travel Air Mystery Ship pictured in lower left corner.  Letter deals with Shambaugh Airport Corporation being recommended as a Travel Air Repair Station and is signed by the Service Relations Engineer of Travel Air.  Very good.

    $10.00
    $10.00
    21-MISC-48
  • Two Letters from Curtiss Flying Service - 1929

     Fancy letterheads, typed, signed by the Curtiss Wright General Manager, H. Weir Cook, to the Shambaugh Airport Corporation.  Dates are Oct 26 and Nov 18, 1929.  Content speaks to details of a contract for Shambaugh to sell Curtiss products.  Very good.

    $20.00
    $20.00
    21-MISC-47
  • Memorial Newspaper for Photographer William P. Mayfield - 1974

     A 24pp photo essay on the life and work of William Reston Mayfield, a prolific Ohio photographer born in 1896 and passing in 1974.  Mayfield was famous for his photos of the Wright experiments at Huffman Praire and other noteable aviation events in Ohio.  He operated a photo studio in Dayton for 45 years and was on the staff of the Dayton Daily News.  This piece  measures 12x14", is on newsprint, and has well-known Mayfield photos on every page but two which is a biography of Mayfield's work. Very good with usual newsprint toning.  Pictured is the top half of the front page, below which carries the inscription and autograph of a dealer in photographic antiques.
     

    $15.00
    $15.00
    21-MISC-45
  • Guggenheim Letter to Springfield, Ohio - 1929

     Two typewritten letters regarding Springfield, Ohio.  The first dated May 6, 1929 is from William Brock, President of the Schlee-Brock Aircraft Corp, to the Springfield, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce.  This letter expresses thanks for Springfield being a supporter of aviation activities. The second, dated June 12, 1929 is from Harry Guggenheim, President of the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics to The Postmaster of Springfield, Ohio.  This letter congratulates Springfield as meeting the requirements for aerial navigation (painted markings on building roofs).  Guggenheim's signature is stamped but Brock's is an original in black ink.  Excellent condition; important documents recognizing Springfield, Ohio, for its contribution to aviation.

    $20.00
    $20.00
    21-MISC-44
  • Four Aviation Lectures, University of Cincinnati - 1935

     Mimeograph copies 8.5x11", typed of lectures by Professor Bradley Jones entitled: "Talk No. 1, Early Attempts at Flying", "Talk No. 2, Outstanding Recent Feats", "Talk No. 3, Stratosphere Flying", "Talk No. 4, Streamlining in Airplanes and Automobiles" (this one by Professor H.W. Sibert).  It appears that these were read on the radio, station WLW, on weekly intervals beginning April 20, 1935.  One staple left margin, folded once horizontally.  Very good. 

    $25.00
    $25.00
    21-MISC-43
  • First Four Issues of the ANTIQUE AIRPLANE ASSOCIATION NEWS - 1953

     Volume I, Numbers 1-4.  Each issue is two sheets of 8.5x14" paper, printed one side.  First page is text with second page of classified ads.  The inaugural issue speaks to the goals of the publication, the initiation of a fly-in, a photo contest and a yearly membership fee of $1.00!  Each issue was folded once for mailing and hand-addressed.  Two issues have been mailed, the others are unused.  Duplicates in this lot are two of Number 3 and three of Number 4.  About very good.  An important early record of this important historical aircraft organization.

    $85.00
    $85.00
    21-MAG-76
  • Handbook of National Aircraft Collection - 1932

     Garber, Paul Edward.  Handbook of the National Aircraft Collection, Exhibited in the National Museum Under the Direction of the Smithsonian Institution.  Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1932.  32pp, illus, 6x9.25", wrps.  Nice history of early flight with emphasis on Langley, the Wrights, Lindbergh, Curtiss, WWI, the NC-4, etc.  About fair with a corner fold and light soiling.  Paul Garber was the "Dean" of the National Air and Space Museum as we see it today; a very important figure in U.S. aviation history; I had the pleasure of meeting him briefly at NASM in the 1970's; I was in awe!

    $25.00
    $25.00
    21-B-49
  • 25th Anniversary of Wright Flight Special Dayton Daily News Edition - 1928

     Large 16x23.5" newsprint special with 8pp of articles and photos of the Wright first flight accomplishment (only top half above the fold is pictured) .  Edition is dated Sunday Dec 16, 1928.  As is typical, the newsprint is very fragile.  About fair-good, splitting at the fold; needs to be framed or conservation preserved.  Can't be many of these survived. 

    $65.00
    $65.00
    21-MAG-75