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

  • Los Angeles National Air Race - 1933

    SKU: 22-P-145

     Vintage original press photo, 6.5x8.5", b&w.  Iconic portrait of parachute jumper "Spud" Manning (R.) and pilot Clarence Brown (L.).  Press release dated 6/29/1933 pasted on reverse speaks to Spud's jumps at the 1933 races from 10,000 ft, opening his chute at 100 ft! Very good; one corner crease. 

    Price: $30.00
  • New York to Peru Flight - 1939

    SKU: 22-P-144

     Original press photo, 9x7" b&w.  Shows brothers Commander Humberto and Victor Gallino looking over the painted nose of their aircraft before an attempted 4250 mile non-stop flight from New York to Peru as a goodwill gesture.  Press release dated 8/4/1939 pasted to reverse.  Very good.

    Price: $25.00
  • Douglas World Cruiser Around-the-World Flight - 1924

    SKU: 22-P-143

     Period original 10x7" b&w photo with typed text on reverse: "No. 3 Maj Frederick L. Martin at left and world flight personnel".  Appears to be a congratulatory celebration for the Chicago, one of two Douglas World Cruisers to successfully fly around-the-world in 1924.  I believe the pilot with the helmet and goggles is Lowell Smith, pilot of the Chicago.  Very good; upper and lower right margin chips.  This may well be an unpublished original and thus quite rare.

    Price: $35.00
  • Light Plane Altitude Record - 1929

    SKU: 22-P-142

     Vintage original press photo, 6x8", b&w.  Full-length portrait of Willfred G. Moore of Kansas City who set an altitude record of 20,800 ft in his Inland Sport aircraft.  Very good.

    Price: $20.00
  • Junior Transcontinental Race - 1927

    SKU: 22-P-141

     Vintage original press photo, 5x7", b&w.  Portrait of 18 yr old high school senior Murray B. Dilley of Kansas City who participated in this competition for a $1000 prize.  Apparently 37 teenagers entered the contest to fly from San Francisco to New York in 1927 as stated in the press release pasted to the reverse of the photo.  Very good.

    Price: $20.00
  • Glider Towing Record - 1934

    SKU: 22-P-140

     Vintage original press photo, 9x7", b&w.  Depicts the tow pilot on the left (Harold Bowen) who towed the four gliders piloted by the four on the right (Warren Eaton, Jack O'Meara, Richard DuPont, Russell Holderman).  Press release pasted to the reverse and dated 6/29/1934.  Good; chips upper corners.  

    Price: $20.00
  • British Society "Joyride" - 1927

    SKU: 22-P-139

     Vintage 9x7" b&w of Captain Barnard (L.) and the Duchess of Bedford (R.).  Pencil text on the reverse describes: "...upon arrival at le Bourget [Paris] after Continental joyride during which the duchess often took the 'stick'." Very good.

    Price: $15.00
  • Pioneer Air Service Aviator - 1929

    SKU: 22-P-138

     Vdintage photo, 7.5x10", b&w, of Herbert A. Dargue.  Photo rubber stamp dated 5/3/1929 with pencil identification of Dargue on reverse.  Dargue was trained to fly by Frank Lahm in the Phillipines in 1911 and detailed to the aviation section in 1914.  Dargue was the first to use air-to-ground radio in 1914 and he flew with the 1st Aero Sqdn against Pancho Villa in 1916.  He reached the rank of MGen and was killed in an aircraft crash at the beginning of WWII.  Very good; cropping marks around Dargue's face.

    Price: $25.00
  • Western Air Express Pilot - 1929

    SKU: 22-P-137

     Vintage photo, 7x10", b&w of George Rice in front of his Fokker F-10. Typed text on reverse says Rice is the Western Air Express pilot on the Los Angeles to Albuquerque route in 1929.  Very good.

    Price: $24.00
  • Giant German Aircraft Trials - 1931

    SKU: 22-P-136

     Vintage original press photo, 6.25x4.75". b&w.  Image is of the German G.38 with a Junkers Sport Plane under its wing.  Two press releases on the reverse, one German and the other an English translation.  Date of 11/9/1931 for trial flight and the press file stamp date is 1/30/1932.  Very good.

    Price: $30.00