Photos/Postcards (partial automatic shipping charge refunded on these items)

  • Early Saturn Rocket Color Photo - 1958

    SKU: 21-S-4

     Bright color glossy 8x10" photo with stamped logo on the reverse dated 7 Apr 1958:  ABMA Photo Svc Section/ORBAR-T/Neg Nr 58C509-1.  Excellent condition.

    Price: $25.00
  • WWI USMC Pacific Photo Album - 275 originals

    SKU: 21-P-358

     A wonderful look at USMC life in Guam, Phillipines, Hawaii and Japan circa WWI.  Here's an approx beakdown:  88 real picture postcards (rppc)+ 48-2x3 snapshots of USMC in the Pacific, 31-3x4 snapshots and rppc of Japan, 74 family snapshots, 36 of (assumed) post-war job on a tramp steamer/schooner, likely in the Pacific Northwest.  A great album in very good condition.  No annotations and photos are pasted in the album.  My price is about $1.30 per photo, a real bargain.

    Price: $375.00
  • Autographed Postcard - Leon Delagrange - circa 1908

    SKU: 21-P-356a

     Famous French aviator Delagrange's aeroplane, signed boldly in the upper left. This is an Italian card printed in Milan so the image is likely during 1908 when he toured that country in a Farman biplane.  During the tour, Delagrange made the world's first flight with a female passenger, Therese Peltier. This is a very rare card and signature since Delagrange was killed in a crash in 1910. Excellent, postally unused but addressed in a neat hand. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • WWI U.S. German Aircraft Crash Photo - 1918

    SKU: 21-P-355

     Original 9x7" b&w photo of two wrecked German aircraft.  Bottom margin text in negative reads: "G179 /29-11-18/Photo Section No. 2"  Dated just over two weeks post-Armistice.  About fair; one upper right corner chip and one-inch tear at right edge, also some dark spots in sky.  Never the less, an unusual official image in a large size.

    Price: $45.00
  • Henri Fournier Promotional Photo - 1909

    SKU: 21-P-354

     Original 5x7" b&w photo of French pilot (and famous auto race driver/maufacturer) in the seat of his Voisin biplane during a 1909 French Aero Meet. He entered in two aero meets that year and crashed in both!  Excellent condition with small ink "Fournier" in upper right corner.

    Price: $65.00
  • French Aero Meet Pilot Promotional Photo - circa 1909

    SKU: 21-P-353

     Lartge 5x7" b&w photo of a dapper pilot in his biplane.  Number in the negative "3729" lower right.  Unusally large size in very good condition.

    Price: $55.00
  • Player "Polar Exploration" Cigarette Card Set - circa 1910

    SKU: 21-POST-50

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

    Price: $65.00
  • Frank Hawks Photo & Autograph - 1931/35

    SKU: 21-AR-10

     Small 3x2" original snapshot with pencil text on reverse: "Capt Frank Hawks in Shreveport, La., August 1931".  Along with a 3x5" card with ink autograph: "Frank Hawks/Aug 23, 1935". Very good.

    Price: $35.00
  • Margaret Perry, 1929 Powder Puff Race Pilot

    SKU: 21-AR-9

     Original 9x7", b&w photo with pencil text on the reverse: "Margaret G. Perry and group before race at Spartan Field - Red Crown & Lerotene Aircraft oil used exclusively".  Margaret flew in the first Powder Puff Race, 1929 but did not finish, having dropped out in Abilene with typhoid fever.  One vertical tear top right, otherwise very good.

    Price: $30.00
  • Original "Beer Day" Photo - April 7, 1933

    SKU: 21-P-352

     Original press photo, 9x7", b&w, showing cases of 3.2 beer being loaded on an American Airways plane in Chicago.  Even though prohibition was not officially ended until Dec 5, 1933, 3.2% beer became legal to drink at midnight, April 7, 1933.  This photo carries an Acme Newspictures press release on the reverse that speaks to feverish activity loading airplanes with beer for delivery to nearby cities.  Very good; one small margin tear and one corner fold.  

    Price: $35.00