Air Race

  • Jim "Jimmy" Franklin Air Show Brochure - circa 1990

    SKU: 21-AR-15

     Four page color 8.5x11" flyer with two inserted 8x10" b&w photos of Franklin in flight.  In this brochure he is know as "Jim" but in later performances he was "Jimmy".  This flyer shows Franklin in his Waco UPF-7 to which he added a J-85 jet engine in 1998.  Known as a fearless performer, Franklin was killed in a mid-air collision with his partner Bobby Younkin on July 10, 2005 in Moose Jaw, Canada.  Excellent, as-new, condition

    Price: $20.00
  • Air Show Poster - 1933

    SKU: 21-AR-14

     Large broadside, 11x14", on heavy card stock for an Air Circus in Michigan.  Lists "death-defying" feats in aircraft and automobiles.  Also advertises beer!  (Oh, how I would have loved to be there).  Excellent condition. (2)

    Price: $35.00
  • 1965 Antique Airplane Association Annual Fly-In Schedule and Pass

    SKU: 21-AR-13

     Yellow 2pp 8.5x11" printed schedule and blue pass for this air show now 53 years ago! Folded, very good.

    Price: $10.00
  • 1938 Pacific International Air Races (Oakland, California) Program

    SKU: 21-AR-12

     Official Directory and Log, May 28-30, 1938.  36pp, 9x12".  Portraits and lists of officials and "Kings of Speed", daily program of events, rules and regulations, prizes and period advertising.  About fair-good with age rubbing and bumps.

    Price: $45.00
  • Aero Digest, Sep 1928 - Los Angeles National Air Race Issue

    SKU: 21-CAT-86

     Large and thick issue of 265pp.  Heavily illustrated and with wonderful ads.  44 pages devoted to the Los Angeles National Air Races with a program of events and a list of exhibitors at the accompanying Aeronautical Exposition.  So much fun to read about the excitement in aviation during the Golden Age.  About good condition with usual bumps; back cover missing but contents intact.  SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • 1937 Cleveland National Air Races Program

    SKU: 21-AR-11

     Official Directory and Log, 17th Annual World Premier Air Classic.  64pp, 10x13".  Contains event descriptions, prizes, committees, contestants, and interesting advertising.  Cover is somewhat worn, contents excellent.  About good +.

    Price: $65.00
  • Kinert - Racing Planes and Air Races - 1967

    SKU: 21-AR-9

     Kinert, Reed.  Racing Planes and Air Races, Vol III (1932-1939).  Fallbrook CA, Aero Publishers, 1967.  96pp, photo illus, wrps, 7.25x10.75".  Very good. Nice reference with excellent b&w photos of racing aircraft of the period.

    Price: $15.00
  • Christy - Racing Planes Guide - 1963

    SKU: 21-AR-8

     Christy, Joe.  Racing Planes Guide (Modern Aircraft Series).  Sports Car Press, 2nd Printing, 1966.  140pp, illus, 5x8", x-library with usual stamps, original pictorial soft covers rebound to stiff covers.  Reading/reference copy, back page loose.  Fair.

    Price: $5.00
  • 1932 Cleveland National Air Race Participant Solicitation Booklet

    SKU: 21-AR-7

     Very rare 8.5x11" with color front cover and famous National Air Race logo on rear cover.  20pp, booklet starts with a plea to participate (see right photo) and then continues with an extensive list of all the races and prizes ($100K total).  No advertising unlike the actual programs. Only one of these I have ever seen.

    Price: $110.00
  • 1929 Cleveland National Air Race Program

    SKU: 21-AR-6

     Inaugural program for this first Cleveland National Air Race.  Cleveland, Davis & Cannon Printers, 1929.  65pp, illus, ads, program schedule, trophies, aviation articles, etc.  Very rare program and only the third I have been able to offer.  The condition is very good, the cover is bright with some light foxing and the text block is sound.  A centerpiece of any 1920's - 1930's air racing collection.

    Price: $125.00