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

  • Graf Zeppelin Original Photo

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-372

     Small 5x3" b&w photo in an original wood frame.  Ink text (mis-spelled) on reverse identifies this famous airship.  Vintage, about good. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Portrait of General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold - circa 1945

    SKU: 21-P-458

     A wonderful 8x10" b&w portrait of one of our most famous airman.  Hap Arnold needs little introduction or fanfare; his career is legendary.  He's pictured here in his dress uniform and his original military aviator badge is front-and-center.  Very good condition; light crease in the lower right corner.  A beautiful image! (2)

    Price: $20.00
  • Boeing P-12B Lot - 1930

    SKU: 21-CAT-83

     Fascinating lot of paperwork and photos relating to The Boeing School of Aeronautics (dated 13 June 1930), The American Model League of America and an outstanding model of the P-12B built by a young man from Oakland, California.  The lot includes 1) A typed letter from the General Manager of the Boeing School to the Model League regarding the accuracy of the P-12B model, 2) A carbon of a typed letter in reply from teh League back to Boeing commenting on the wonderful nature of the model but regretting that it was submitted after the deadline, 3) Three 8x6" b&w photos of the model and the young builder next to the real P-12B (Boeing photos); each photo with a typed description on the reverse and 4) A very large 34x44" folded model plan of the P-12B from the Model League of America.   Generally good-very good condition; some spliting at the folds of the model plan.  Wow, do I ever wish I owned this model!

    Price: $85.00
  • Three USS Akron Postcards

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-369

     Color photo cards entitled "Close-Up of Construction of the U.S.S. Akron Navy Airship" (#47), "Helium Cell in U.S.S. Akron Havy Airship" (#48), and "Construction work on U.S.S. Akron, Navy airship" (#49).  Excellent, postally unused.

    Price: $25.00
  • Press Photo of Three Prominent Airship Commanders - 1934

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-367

     Original 3.5x5.5" b&w photo of LtCmdr Herbert Wiley (Shenandoah crew, Los Angeles & Macon commander and famous WWII hero), Admiral C.E. Rosendahl (Commanded Lakehurst NAS, the Los Angeles and Akron) and Anton Heinen (German airship pilot who supervised construction of the Shenandoah).  On the reverse of the photo is a pasted-on newsphoto with stamped date of Oct 6, 1934. About fair-good; light fingerprint smudges on the front.

    Price: $20.00
  • Original Photo of LZ-128 Mock-Up

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-366

     Small 3.25x4.5" vintage b&w photo of a large mock-up of the LZ-128 inside a banquet or dining hall.  There is a stairway leading to the gondola and two men visible in the windows. To the left in the photo is a suspended American flag!  The LZ-128 was never built and the project was abandoned, to be followed of course by LZ-129, the famous Hindenburg.  Excellent condition.

    Price: $18.00
  • Zeppelin L-49 Capture Postcard - 1917

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-365

     Vintage French photo card with text upper right of the capture of the L-49 near Bourbonne-Les-Bains on 20 Oct 1917.  Light foxing both sides, postally unused. Fair. 

    Price: $12.00
  • Zeppelin LZ-11, "Viktoria Luise" Postcard

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-364

     Vintage photo of famous pre-WWI airship.  The Viktoria Luise was launched in 1912 as a civilian airship used by the DELAG company.  It was later pressed into military use for training but was destroyed when it broke apart in 1915.  Excellent.

    Price: $10.00
  • LZ 129 "Hindenburg" Postcard

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-363

     Vintage photo postcard of the Hindenburg at Rhein-Main, Frankfurt, in front of the airship dock.  Excellent, postally unused. 

    Price: $10.00
  • Jules Fisher in His Monaco-Winning Farman - 1912

    SKU: 21-P-457

     Original 5x7" sepia-tone photo of Jules Fisher, an unknown passenger and Fisher's ragdoll mascot in the nose of his Farman hydro-aeroplane.  Photographer and engineer's rubber stamps on the reverse, a stamped date of "1 Apr 1912" and hand-written text.  Very good.  A truly precious image, especially with the mascot!  SOLD

    Price: $0.00