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Miscellaneous

  • WWII Base Newspaper, Anacostia NAS - October (1943)

     12 page original newspaper, First October Issue (assumed 1943).  8x13", stapled left margin. Interior articles include a Purple Heart Award story and ceremony, church notes, dance band schedule, personnel highlights, Wave news, Dance Night, boxing report and sports page. A most interesting peek at the activities of a stateside Navy Base in wartime. Very good. 

    $18.00
    $18.00
    21-MAG-73
  • Paris Aviation Exposition Vendor Application Form - 1921

     Unused four-page 8.5x11" form for exhibitors in this 12-27 Nov 1921 exhibition.  Front page has lines to be filled-in; partial page 1, pages 2-3 and partial page 4 has rules of the exhibition and bottom of page four lists the exhibition categories.  French text and likely from the Paris NACA files, interesting look at how these early exhibitions were organized.  Good; a few minor interior stain spots.

    $12.00
    $12.00
    21-AR-22
  • Balloon "Jupiter" Commemorative Sticker/Stamp - 1939

     Small two-color sticker (appears glueless), 2x3", perforated top and bottom.  Published by the Lafayette, Indiana, Philatelic Society to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Jupiter airmail flight and celebrating their 3rd annual exhibit in 1939.  Very good.

    $8.00
    $8.00
    21-MISC-39
  • McCulloch Helicopter Test Flight Flown Cover - 1951

     Nicely cacheted cover of a test flight, McCullough MC-4 experimental helicopter, tail number N4070K, on 16 Aug 1951.  Signed by the pilot.  Excellent. SOLD

    $0.00
    $0.00
    21-CAT-34
  • Flown Mail on London-Melbourne Race, Pilot Roscoe Turner - 1934

     Inrteresting envelope with rubber stamp logo: "Carried by us in the Mac Robertson International Air Race London Melbourne, 3rd Place, Time 3 days, 21 hrs, 5 min, 2 sec, Commander American Crew Col. Roscoe Turner".  Carries both British and Australain stamps and cancellations.  Addressed to Turner in Melcourne. Very good and quite displayable in that all information is on the front of the envelope; no backstamps.

    $85.00
    $85.00
    21-AR-20
  • Lot of Four (4) U.S. Airline Baggage Stickers - circa 1940s to 1970s

     Unused, original-gum stickers for Northwest, National and Northeast Airlines. Circular stickers from 2.5 to 3" diameter.  Northeast is 4x1.5". Excellent.

    $20.00
    $20.00
    21-AIR-38
  • Very Large Modesto Air Show Sticker - mid 1930s

     Unusually large 8x6.5" original gum sticker.  The first Modesto Air Show celebrated the opening of the new airfield in 1930 but it was on Feb 22-23.  This show was in a later year but still pre- WWII.  Corners show remnants of celophane tape, else very good.

    $25.00
    $25.00
    21-AR-18
  • Sticker Lot of 6 - 1929 to 1940

     Unused, original gum stickers sizes from 1.5x2" to 2.5x3". Earliest is 1929 Buffalo Aviation Show, then 1937 National Aviation Show, 1938 Oregon National Airmail Week, and Wings Over America circa 1940.  Excellent.

    $20.00
    $20.00
    21-MISC-37
  • Vietnam-Era SAC Ashtray

     Circa early 1970's ashtray souvenir from Strategic Air Command at Andersen AFB, Guam.  This was the staging base for the magnificent B-52 bombing raids on North Vietnam.  Ashtray is ceramic with an overall size of 7" square and a depth of 1".  Excellent, glazing crackle as expected but not affecting the image.

    $20.00
    $20.00
    21-V-2
  • Wheeler Field Hawaii Thanksgiving Menu 6th Pursuit Sqdn - 1938

     Elaborate 4 page menu, 11x8.5", heavy card stock.  Original 10x5" b&w photo pasted to front cover of unit personnel seated and standing in front of a Wheeler Field building.  Inside left is the menu (last item is "cigarettes"!), and inside right is a full roster of 6th Pursuit Sqdn personnel, both officers and enlisted.  At the bottom is another roster of the Hdq and Hdq Sqdn of the 18th Pursuit Group. On the back is a full page map of the Hawaiian Islands entitled "The Army and Navy in Hawaii".  About fair-good; typical creases as though folded for insertion in a uniform pocket.

    $25.00
    $25.00
    21-MISC-35