World War I
Melbourne, FL and Satellite Beach, FL: June, 1958 and October, 1966, Original printings. 8 1/2 x 11 inches, sheet, stapled. each 2 sheets - (4 pp., each). Mimeographed original issues. Gives a list of member names and addresses, reunions, meetings and Squadron information. Folds for mailing. Item #26986
[London Colney: 74 Squadron, 1917], 4" x 13" broadside, mimeographed. 74 Squadron, Original 74 Squadron RFC transfer card. Interesting service memento to be filled out by pilots when leaving their home squadron at London Colney, for transfer to their assigned squadron in France. Blanks not filled in although the date... Item #22033
Advertising Poster for the Autobiography of Royal Flying Corps Ace Lieutenant E. M. Roberts, R.F.C., "A Flying Fighter."
, 13" x 20" Published by Harper & Brothers for the biography of this multi-talented RFC ace from New York. "Read: A Flying Fighter...by Lieut. E. M. Roberts, RFC...He was lorry driver, dispatch rider, bomber, observer, air pilot, ace...$1.50." With illustration by Dalton Valentine and featuring a photograph of Lt... Item #24427
(London): Royal Air Force Museum, (2011), First Edition. 12" x 12" (closed) pictorial heavy paper wrappers. (28)pp., stapled. Royal Air Force Museum, Attractively produced calendar for the year 2012. The RFC was formed on 13 April 1912 as the first ever Joint Service organization within the British Armed Forces. It... Item #25413
Corgi Aviation Archive Collector Series AA37705 Limited Edition. Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a Diecast Replica. No.56 Sqn Capt James McCudden, Balzieux, France, Feb 1918. 1:48 Scale. Out of production. New in box. Item #27137
Framed print reproduced from the pen and ink drawing of Leonard H. Rochford, Capt. No. 3 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service, No. 203 Squadron, Royal Air Force.
16" x 20" Limited to 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Rick Bryant. Part of the "As de Guerre" series published by JRS Autographics, Indianapolis, IN. This example features Capt. Leonard H. Rochford, No. 3 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service, No. 203 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 28 Victories. Signed... Item #23886
"History of the 213th Aero Squadron." Photocopy of 7 page typed history. With photocopies of letters between the C.O., John A. Hambleton and pilot Roland Richardson.
The first photocopied letter from Hambleton to Roland Richardson is dated February 25th, 1920, and concerns his desire to have a full history of the Squadron published and enlisting Richardson's assistance. Hambleton has included this seven page "official history of the Squadron, which will form the basis from which our... Item #23980
Chicago: Graceland Cemetary, June 2, 1968, First Edition. 8 1/2" x 9 1/2" one sheet folded once to make (4) pp. Graceland Cemetary, The memorial service conducted by the president of the Cross & Cockade Society, William Radloff, at the Graceland Cemetery on June 2, 1968, to honor former Chicagoan... Item #17900
Berlin: Braunbeck, (1918), First Edition. octavo, pictorial paper wrappers. (192)pp. Braunbeck, Text in German. Illustrated. Drawing on front cover by Claus Bergen. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Light wear to extremities, name stamp on half title, otherwise a nice, clean copy. Item #24197
(San Francisco): Butterfields, 2000, First Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. (276)pp. Butterfields, A very fine copy of this important aviation auction. An informative reference item, extensively illustrated in color. Prices realized list laid in. Item #27237
(c. 1917), 11 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches, Original, circa 1917, contact print photograph of a 240 HP (Renault Mercedes) Seaplane. A fine, clear image. Photo has been removed from a black paper backing and has paper residue. Item #25542
print made 1931, 11 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches, Original contact print photograph of Short Seaplane, Type N2/B, with 275 HP Sunbeam Engine. A fine, sharp image. Verso of photo has rubber stamp: "Short Bros. Seaplane Works., Rochester 23 OCT 1931" Item #25544
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original German contact print photo/postcard of captured BE2c No. 4173 of 13 Squadron RFC, flown by 2Lt W. F. L. Castle POW. This airplane was downed on 3 July 1916 by Oblt Walz of KG1. Feldpost mark and Army handstamp on verso. Item #25496
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Original, war date, German contact print photo/postcard of captured BE2c No. 1734 of 2 Squadron RFC. Downed at Harnes, near Henin Lietard by Ltn. Oswald Boelcke of FAb62 on 5 Jan. 19`16. 2Lt W. E. Somervell and Lt. G. C. Formilli were... Item #25530
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Original, war date, German contact print photo/postcard of capturd BE2c No. 1734 of 2 Squadron RFC. Downed at Harnes, near Henin Lietard by Ltn. Oswald Boelcke of FAb62 on 5 Jan. 1916. 2Lt W. E. Somervell and Lt. G. C. Formilli were... Item #26194
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original German contact print photograph of captured 20 Squadron FE2b No. 6338 "Ceylon No. 3" brought down near Menin on 29 February 1916. 2Lt L. A. Newbold and 2Lt H. F. Champion became prisoners of war. The back of the card is blank. Item #25506
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original war date German contact print photo/postcard of captured FE2b No. 6934 (6) of 23 Squadron RFC. Both 2Lt F. D. H. Sams and Cpl W. Summers became prisoners of war. Brought down by Ltn. G. Leffers of Jasta 1, flying a.... Item #25536
(c. 1916), 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches, Original, war date, German contact printed photograph of captured Sopwith Baby No. 8153, Royal Naval Air Service. This aircraft was involved in the 25 May 1916 bombing raid against the Zeppelin airbase at Hoyer, Schleswig-Holstein. It was launched from the sea-plane carrier... Item #25533
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original war-date German contact print photograph of crashed Royal Flying Corps Morane BB No. 5181, which went down near St. Quentin on 2 August 1916 killing both of the crew members: Sgt A. Walker and 2Lt L. L. Clark. Old German writing on verso. Fine, clear image. Item #25512
6 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches, Original Royal Naval Air Service aerial photograph "...prepared solely for official purposes." Rubber stamp on verso filled in in an unknown hand in ink: "Date 24.4.17 / DH 3696 / Observer Lt Furness / Pilot Flt Lt Holdern". Unusual RNAS war-date item. One tiny nick from corner, otherwise very fine. Item #24900
Original sheet of stationery (approx. 6 x 9 inches), headed "H Aero Squadron / [illustration of US aviator wing] / U.S.A. / Air Service / Ellington Field, Texas / ...191..."
Paper is watermarked: "Voucher Bond". Very slight wear to top edge, otherwise fine. Item #21001
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original War-Date German contact print photo/postcard of 5 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps BE2d No. 6254 downed after a combat with a Roland near Polygon Wood. Crew were 2Lt G. W. Pender and Lt H. J. Duncan. A fine, detailed photograph. Old German writing on verso. Item #25509
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original war-date German contact print photo/postcard of 5 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps BE2d No. 6254 downed after a combat with a Roland near Polygon Wood. Crew were 2Lt G. W. Pender and Lt H. J. Duncan. One very tiny nick along lower... Item #25510
Artwork by Alan Durkota and Terry Waldron. Attractive full color poster on posterboard measuring approximately 27" x 36". Depicting three portraits of Sikorsky along with detailed profiles of 23 of his airplane designs. Signed by Durkota. Very fine condition. Item #21046
(circa 1912-1918), 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, Nicely printed sheet of Royal Flying Corps stationery. Very light blue paper watermarked "Conqueror" which has a design of a castle entrance. Royal Flying Corps insignia with RFC wing above and "Per Ardua ad Astra" on ribbon below, printed in dark blue. Very fine condition. Item #24882