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

  • Doherty Air Race Winner - 1933

    SKU: 22-P-135

     Vintage original press photo, 6x8", b&w.  Shows a handsome J. Heron Crossman, winner of $1000 in the handicap race from Daytona Beach to Miami, 1/7/1933.  Very good.

    Price: $20.00
  • Alluring Women's Air Race Trophy Model - 1929

    SKU: 22-P-134

     Vintage original press photo, 10x8". b&w.  Subject is Miss LoRita M. Bollinger, model for the Aerol Trophy, Women's National Air Derby, 1929.  Pilot of the aircraft is E.W. "Pop" Cleveland who will fly from Cleveland to Providence to pickup the Aerol Trophy from the Gorham Company.  Very good; press cropping lines as shown.

    Price: $25.00
  • Airplanes in Chinese War - 1924

    SKU: 22-P-133

     Vintage original press photo, 10x7.5", b&w.  Actual newsprint article w/photo pasted on the reverse with caption: "Modern equipment of the Chnese army includes a number of airplanes carrying machine guns, such as shown in the above photo, taken recently".  Typed date of Sept 5, 1924.  About good; photo album remnants in corners on the back and ink inscription in upper margin.

    Price: $25.00
  • Peruvian President Checks Out Machinegun - 1933

    SKU: 22-P-132

     Vintage original press photo, 9x6", b&w.  Press release on reverse speaks to General Sanchez Cerro checking out the gun in a Douglas observation aircraft he purchased.  Apparently the aircraft was instrumental in a clash with Columbia about the border town of Letichia.  Release is dated 2/4/1933.  Small chip missing lower right corner near a press monogram in the negative.  Else good +.

    Price: $15.00
  • American Airlines "Sleepers" in Flagship - 1936

    SKU: 22-P-131

     Vintage original press photo, 7x9", b&w.  Acme press release on reverse tells of these "motion picture beauties" trying out the berths in the gigantic (for the period) Super Douglas Transport.  Date is 5/1/1936; very good.  {Two available, one in gray-tone and one in sepia-tone}  Price for each; your choice:

    Price: $20.00
  • Air Ambulance Press Photo - 1932

    SKU: 22-P-130

     Original 7x9" b&w of Capt Wm. E. Sousa who transported an Air Corps enlisted man with a broken back from Chanute Field, Ill to Walter Reed Hospital in Washington D.C. Great period rendering of Sousa wearing goggles with extended eyepads, leather jacket and high-quality flight suit.  Acme press release pasted to reverse, dated 9/24/1932. One small corner chip in margin, else very good.

    Price: $15.00
  • Puerto Rico Press Photo - 1940

    SKU: 22-P-129

     Original vintage press photo, b&w, 9x7".  Subject is bombers of the 27th Reconnaissance Sqdn over San Juan during war games as part of their duties in protecting the Panama Canal.  Press release pasted to reverse from Acme News Pictures, dated 1-26-1940.  Very good.

    Price: $20.00
  • WWI Aviator Photo Album - 1918

    SKU: 22-P-128

     Very comprehensive album of Lt. Thomas E. Beck, US Air Service, with 84 b&w photos taken over the period March-November 1918 while he was at the School of Military Aeronautics, University of Texas, Austin and then in training at Taliaferro Field, Fort Worth.  Apparently he was also stationed at Norfolk, Virginia near the end of the war.  This is a very complete record including personnel, fellow students, crashes, aerial shots, gun camera footage, etc.  Many are annotated with location and date on the pages beneath the photos.  Some photos pasted in, others with corner mounts.  Generally about good plus. (Automatic shopping cart ordering not active for this item.  Inquire and an invoice will be sent.) 

    Price: $325.00
  • WWI Ellington Field Photo Album - circa 1918

    SKU: 22-P-127

     Vintage album, one photo per page, each photo an original 8x6" of this famous WWI Houston flight training field.  12 photos total of both ground and aerial shots (only two shown here).  I think this is the finest WWI aviation album I have encountered in the last 20 years.  Very good. 

    Price: $275.00
  • 1924 National Balloon Race Photo Collection

    SKU: 22-P-126

     Eight (8) vintage 7x9" b&w photos of the Apr23, 1924 National Balloon Race start at Brooks Field, San Antonio (only 2 of 8 photos shown here).  Both ground and aerial shots of this event attended by 100,000 spectators with 7 balloons competing for a spot in the 1925 Gordon Bennett Race.  Winner was a balloon piloted by W.T. Van Orman and C.K. Woolam (also won the 1925 Gordon Bennett).  Balloons entered were from the French-American Balloon Company, the Aircraft Development Company of Detroit, Goodyear Tire and Rubber and two balloons from the U.S. Army.  Fantastic and likely unique photo group.  Very good; light glue residue on reverse.  ON HOLD

    Price: $175.00