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All are vintage photos; many are original press photos with press releases pasted to the reverse.

  • Canadian Army Pilots - 1941

    SKU: 22-P-178

     Vintage photo, 7x9", b&w.  Suspect the subjects are an instructor and student from the gosport helmets which were common in training.  Large pencil annotations identify the pilot as F.H. Pearce and the student as Flight Sergt R.S. Davis.  Good, left side wrinkle.

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    22-P-178
  • One Endurance Flyer Congratulates Another - 1930

    SKU: 22-P-177

     Vintage original press photo, 6x8", b&w.  Press release dated 7-3-1930 (loose, not pasted) identifies Dale "Red" Jackson (rt) who, with Forest O'Brien, held world's endurance record before the Hunter Brothers captured it.  At the left is Alfred Hunter, a 3rd Hunter Brother, looking on while "Red" writes a congratulation note to the other two brothers.  Excellent.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-177
  • Leading WWI Allied Ace to Attempt Atlantic Crossing - 1927

    SKU: 22-P-176

     Vintage press photo, 10x8", b&w.  Press release identifies Rene Fonck (left), leading French/Allied Ace with 75 confirmed kills, Igor Sikorsky aircraft designer and Lieut. Lawrence Curtain, USN copilot.  Photo taken at the end of a test flight from Roosevelt Field, NY to NAS Washington D.C.  Very good, margin chips two corners and closed margin tear upper center.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    22-P-176
  • Famous Parachutist Broadcasts "Live" - 1929

    SKU: 22-P-175

    Vintage original press photo, 8x10", b&w.  Press release explains how H.G. "Buddy" Bushmeyer describes his sensations on a portable radio transmitter (strapped to his chest) while jumping from 10,000 feet.  (I love the expression on his face) Date is 8/12/1929.  Excellent. 

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    22-P-175
  • Duchess of Bedford Attempts Record Flight - 1928

    SKU: 22-P-174

     Vintage original press photo, 8x6",  b&w.  Large London press release on reverse speaks to the Dutchess with pilot Capt. C.D. Barnard attempting to fly from Croydon, England to Karachi, India, and return within one week in a Tiger Moth.  (Seems brutal to me!) Rubber stamp date of Jun 6, 1928.  Excellent.  

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-174
  • Attempted Atlantic Crossing, Dornier Napier "Whale" - 1927

    SKU: 22-P-173

     Vintage press photo, 9x7", b&w.  Press release on reverse speaks to Lieut. Courtney and two companions, Downey and Little who will attempt an atlantic flight from Ireland to the U.S.  Release has a rubber stamp date of Jul 25, 1927.  Excellent.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-173
  • Air Mail Glider Train - 1934

    SKU: 22-P-172

     Vintage original press photo, 9x7", b&w.  Press release on the reverse concerns three gliders towed in train by a powered aircraft and headed to Washington DC.  The glider train was forced down due to rain in Philadelphia and then at Chester, PA.  Tow pilot and two of the three glider pilots are pictured and named.  Excellent.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-172
  • P.N. 10 Test Flight Crew - 1926

    SKU: 22-P-172

     Vintage original press photo, 10x8", b&w.  Press release pasted to reverse talks about the end of a test flight of this Naval Aircraft Factory P.N.10 before it attempted a flight from Philadelphia to Colon, Panama. (Easy to tell the real workers by their grease-stained togs!)  Excellent.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-172
  • Testing "Bird of Paradise" Fokker C-2 Compass - 1927

    SKU: 22-P-170

     Vintage original press photo, 8.5x6.5", b&w.  Press release pasted on reverse explains the large crew manually swinging the C-2 through 360 deg to check out the navigational compass system a day before takeoff for Hawaii.  A classic and very historic photo.  Excellent condition.

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    22-P-170
  • Western Air Express Runs Into Barbed Wire Fence - 1929

    SKU: 22-P-169

     Vintage original press photo, 9x7", sepia tone.  Press release identifies (L to R by name) the three crew members and two passengers on board Western Air Express No.113, forced down in bad weather and encountering a barbed wire fence which damaged the tail.  But alls-well as seen by everyone smiling!  Excellent; on heavy photo paper.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-169