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
"Captain W. L. Robinson, V.C. and Lieut. F. Sowrey, D.S.O.". Picture post card, 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches.
Picture post card of "Captain W. L. Robinson, V.C. and Lieut. F. Sowrey, D.S.O. [place] Luff Hornchurch" The two men are riding down the road in an auto. The verso is noted in ink in an unknown hand, "Billeted in Hornchurch." Very fine. Item #26201
(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
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
From the Abyssinian Expedition to The Mau Mau Insurrection. 100 Years of Military and Naval Operations in Eastern and North-Eastern Africa (1860s-1960s).
(London): Maggs, (2003), First Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. viii, 156pp. Maggs, Books, maps, artifacts, artwork, photographs, manuscripts, articles, pamphlets and ephemera from the Africana Library of Humphrey Winterton. Well illustrated in black and white and in color (colour). Very fine copy of this important catalogue. Item #24774
"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
Torino: Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, 1918, First Edition. large octavo, printed paper wrappers. (20)pp., sewn. Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, "How the Wounded are Tended...How Flight Is Punished..Indescribable Sufferings...Stolen Bread...Famine and Sickness..." Illustrated with photographs. A very fine copy. Item #26580
circa 1930's, 5 x 2 1/4 inches, Original circa 1930's stereoview photograph of World war One French ace Georges Guynemer seated in his Nieuport Fighter with Les Cigognes insignia on fusilage. Fine condition. Item #26625
(c. 1915), original war-date print. approx. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original war-date contact photo/postcard photograph of Morane Saulnier LA Parasol No. 5087, No. 3 Squadron, shot down by Ltn. Max Immelmann, at Raismes, on 15 Dec 1915. Killed in action were 2nd. Lt. A. V. Hobbes and 2nd... Item #25344
(c. 1918), 11 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches. Original contact print photograph of a Short "Shirl" torpedo airplane, 1918. The Short N.1B Shirl was a British single-seat biplane intended to carry a heavy torpedo from early aircraft carriers late in World War I. It met its specifications but planned production... Item #25545
(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
(1918), 8 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches, one single sheet. Original partially printed Egyptian Expeditionary Force Pass for Royal Air Force Air Mechanic. Printed in red and black. "Jaffa" has been written on one side. Slight wear, has been folded. Item #26626
(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 German contact print photograph of captured Royal Flying Corps FE2b No. 6937 "Rawalpindi", lost in combat with 2 hostile aircraft near Ervillers on 22 September 1916. Sgt T. Jones was injured in the combat and died of his wounds, 2Lt F.... Item #25505
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original war date contact print photo/postcard of captured FE2b No. 4909 "Baby Mine" of 25 Squadron RFC shot down over Wingles on 18 June 1916. 2Lt. J. R. B. Savage died of his wounds, 2AM N.(?) Robinson was wounded and taken prisoner... Item #25534
(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. 1917), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original War date German contact print photo/postcard of captured FE2d No. A32 of 25 Squadron RFC. Probably shot down by Ltn Werner Voss of Jasta 5 on 28 May 1917. 2Lt E. H. Stevens was fatally wounded and LCpl C. Sturruck was wounded. A fine, sharp image. Item #25528
(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