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

  • Gadbin Brons postcard - circa 1920

    SKU: 22-P-105

     Original vintage card of this famous circus acrobat in what I assume is his performance uniform.  He apparently became famous for a death-defying leap from the top of a circus tent to a ramp on the floor.  Card is in very good, postally unused condition. 

    Price: $12.00
    $12.00
    22-P-105
  • Real Photo Postcard, Nulli Secundus - 1907

    SKU: 22-P-104

     RPPC, British Airship No.1.  Text in negative reads:  "NULLI SECUNDUS, The British Army Airship/Copyright photo/Gale Polden Ltd/Aldershot".  Propulsion was designed and implemented by Samuel F. Cody, an American who flew the first HTA aircraft in England.  Very good, postally unused. 

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    22-P-104
  • Real Photo Postcard, British Beta Airship - circa 1910

    SKU: 22-P-103

     RPPC, text in negative reads: "The 'BETA'/F. Scovell".  Very early British Airship shown before launch.  Good; postally used but postmark illegible, corner folds.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    22-P-103
  • Real Photo Postcard, Graf Zeppelin - 1928

    SKU: 22-P-102

     RPPC, vertical format, appears to be the christening of the LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin.  Mailed 18 July 1928, 10 days after the christening/launch, from Friedrichshafen and so postmarked.  Unintelligible German handwritten message on reverse.  Very good

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    22-P-102
  • Real Photo Postcard Stratospheric Balloon - 1935

    SKU: 22-P-101

     RPPC with text in negative: " 1935 Stratosphere Balloon/Three hours before blow out/Bell Photo".  Very good, postally unused, light spotting on reverse.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    22-P-101
  • WWI U.S. Observation Balloon

    SKU: 22-P-100

     Modern copy on Kodak paper of a WWI Observation Balloon about to be launched.  Looks like the entire Balloon Company holding the mooring lines.  Excellent, postcard size.  A mate to the two photos shown below. 

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    22-P-100
  • WWI Observation Balloon

    SKU: 22-P-99

     Modern copy on Kodak paper of a balloon crew beside a partially inflated WWI U.S. Balloon Corps gas bag.  Postcard size, a mate to the photo below.  Excellent.

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    22-P-99
  • WWI Observation Balloon Gas Bags

    SKU: 22-P-98

     A modern copy on Kodak paper of a group of U.S. Balloon Corp personnel in front of gas storage bags.  Sepia tone, postcard size.  Very good. 

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    22-P-98
  • Tuck Card, French Airship "Patrie" - circa 1907

    SKU: 22-P-97

     Color Tuck Card No. 9495 in "Airship" series.  Lengthy text on reverse speaks to French airship experiments and the eventual attachment to the Royal Flying Corps, pre-WWI.  Excellent, unused.

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    22-P-97
  • Real Photo circa 1928

    SKU: 22-P-96

     B&W, postcard-size.  Ink handwritten text on reverse: "The Zeppelin that later blew up - Inglewood".  The writer must have been a bit confused; this would seem to be the U.S.S. Los Angeles, not the Hindenburg.  However, could well have been in Inglewood, California. Good; remnants of corner tape on reverse.  Image excellent.

    Price: $10.00
    $10.00
    22-P-96