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Leader of the Flying Tigers
Called the Greatest Fighter Pilot in WWII

HOWARD, James H. Photograph of Howard in pilots gear talking with Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chief Field Marshal Leigh-Mallory, General Vandenberg and General Lewis Brereton at an air field in England just a few days before D-Day. Very boldly signed with fabulous contrast. $85.00


Austrailia/New Zealand



British


Canadian


Czech/Polish

Achieved First Air Victory in WWII

GNYS, Sq. Ldr. Wladek Photograph of Gnys, 4”x6”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform,, smiling. Signed on the lower light border. $175.00


Finnish


French


German

BEERENBROCK, Franz-Josef Photograph, black & white, 4”x6”, head and shoulders pose. Choice uncommon full signature on the lower white margin. $110.00

Commander of the JG-53

BENNEMANN, Helmut Photograph, 3.5”x5”, half length pose, in uniform, sitting in a chair. Signed with a full signatures adding his combat unit numbers. $47.50

BORCHERS, Adolf Photograph of Borchers,  3.5”x5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform. He signs his name in full adding “Horrido.”. $77.50

BROCH, Hugo Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Boldly signed adding his assignment. $65.00

BROCH, Hugo Photograph, 3”x4”, B&W of Broch, side pose, receiving an award. Signed in full and dated “3.11.1992” in his hand. $35.00

CLERICO, Max Photograph, 4”x5.5”, B&W, half length pose in uniform. Inscribed and signed  to a collector in the Czech Republic along with a three word sentiment. $25.00

CRINIUS, Wilhelm Photograph, B&W, 4”x6”, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Signed. On the verso he has written a presentation inscription signed. $75.00

DUTTMANN, Peter Photograph, black & white, 4”x6” head & shoulders pose in uniform. Signed with his full signature. $75.00

Third Highest Scoring Jet Ace

EDER, George Peter Photograph, 4”x6”, B&W of Eder standing in front of his plane. Boldly signed in a lighter area adding his rank. $125.00

Third Highest Scoring Jet Ace

EDER, George Peter Photograph, 4”x6”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform.  Boldly signed on the lower white margin, adding his rank. $125.00

EISENACH, Major Franz Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Boldly signed in full adding “KDR.I, JG54.” $95.00

EISENACH, Major Franz Color photograph of Eisenach flying in his Messerschmitt along with several other planes. A colorful glossy print looks and feels like a postcard but removed from a magazine or book. Signed in full. $77.50

Leading WWII Aces

GALLAND, Adolf, HARTMANN, Eric, SAKAI, Saburo Colorful RAF cover, postmarked 12/7/1975 with a cachet of a Messerschmitt 109 in flight. Boldly signed by Adolf Galland, Eric Hartmann and a choice double signature of Saburo Sakai in English and again in Japanese. $350.00

Famous German Ace - Killed in Combat

GALLAND, Wil;'[Ferdinand “Wutz” Rare A.L.S.  one and a half pages signed “Wutz.”  Not translated and in fine condition… Together with a T.L.S. one page, 27 August 1991 on the letterhead of National Security Industrial Association to autograph collector/dealer Doug Miller by Walker “Bud‘ Mahurin. SOLD

Adolf Galland's Personal Table Flag
GALLAND, Adolf, KRUPINSKI, Walter, RALL, GuntherAldolf Galland’s personal table flag which was on display in front of him on the dias at the Luftwaffe meeting “Gemeinschaft der Jagdflieger”.  This flag is edged in gold cord. The flag hangs from a wood flag pole.  This flag was a gift to Stephen Koschal after the Luftwaffe reunion dinner meeting. The flag is hand signed with “in person” signatures from Galland, Krupinski and Rall. SOLD

GALLAND,  Adolf Wonderful lithograph by artist Janet Keck, published by the King’s Crown Gallery in 1989. Limited to 500 numbered and signed copies by both Janet Keck and Adolf Galland.  Galland is head and shoulders in his flight jacket and hat wearing his Knight’s Cross and holding his famous dog. His nose art of a “Mickey Mouse” style is also illustrated. Measures appx: 19”x25”. $165.00

GALLAND, Adolf Fabulous color photograph, 4”x6” head and shoulders pose in uniform.  Boldly signed using silver ink.  Signed once again on verso. $145.00

GALLAND, Adolf Fabulous and scarce photograph of Galland marching with other pilots in full dress  passing Richtofen’s tombstone during the funeral of Molders. Black & white, 4”x6”. Very boldly signed by Adolf Galland. $135.00

GALLAND, Adolf Color photograph, 4”x6”, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Signed in silver ink. $95.00

GALLAND, Adolf T.L.S. on his name imprinted letterhead, November 22, 1991 to a Mr. Bardwell. $95.00

GALLAND, Adolf Typed letter signed, one full page on his name/address imprinted letterhead.  June 30, 1970. $125.00

Aerial Gunner for Schnaufer

GANZLER, Wilhelm Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” of Ganzler in flight gear receiving his RK from Schnaufer. Boldly signed by Wilhelm Ganzler on the lower white margin. $47.50

GARTNER. Arthur Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” standing in front of a plane with six other pilots. Boldly signed in the clear area of the sky. $45.00

GAYKO, Werner Photograph, B&W, 3”x5”, half length pose in uniform, smoking a cigarette. Signed with a full signature. $27.50

GLUNZ, Adolf Photograph, B&W, 4”x6”, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Boldly signed with his full signature. $95.00

GOLLOB, Gordon Photograph,  5”x7”, B&W, three quarters pose shaking hands with Adolf Hitler. Signed on the dark portion of their suits. Contrast fair but better than what is illustrated. $225.00

GRISLAWSKI, Hauptmann Alfred Color photograph, 4”x6”, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Boldly signed with a full signature in silver ink. $125.00

GRISLAWSKI, Hauptmann Alfred Photograph, B&W, 4”x6”, near full length pose in flight gear standing in front of his plane. Very boldly signed in full. $115.00

The World’s Top Two Scoring Aces, Total 653 Victories

HARTMANN, Eric Photograph, black & white 5”x7” pose wearing his flight jacket looking at a map with Gerhard Barkhorn in Hungry during 1944.  Hartmann is on the left with his Commander Major Gerhard Barkhorn on the right. Barkhorn is the world’s second top scoring Ace credited with 301 victories. Nice closeup pose signed in full by Eric Hartmann.  An extremely desirable signed photograph in very fine. $295.00

World's Greatest Fighter Pilot, Ace with 352 Victories

HARTMANN, Eric Wonderful lithograph by Janet Keck, artist, published by King’s Crown Gallery, 1989 and limited to 500 numbered and signed copies by Janet Keck and Erich Hartmann.  Measures appx. 19”x25”, black and white. Hartmann is head and shoulders in uniform, smiling,  wearing his Knight’s Cross and holding his dog. $175.00

HERMICHEN, Rolf Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W of Hermichen in uniform, head & shoulders pose. Signed with a full signature and he adds his rank and assignment,  dating this 1945. $75.00

One of the Top Night Fighter Aces

HOFFMAN, Werner Photograph,  3”x5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform.  Signed in full adding his rank and assignment. Not a common signed photograph $77.50

HRABAK, Oberst Dietrich Photograph, 4”6”, B&W, half  length pose in uniform.   Boldly signed with his full signature on the lower white margin. $95.00

HRABAK, Oberst Dietrich Portrait photograph, 4”x6” on a printed card. Dressed in uniform, half length pose, very boldly signed in full. $95.00

HUY, Major Wolf-Dietrich Photograph, 4”x6”, B&W, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Signed in full $67.50

Awarded the Knight’s Cross and Oak Leaves and Swords

IHLEFELD, Oberst Herbert Fine photograph, B&W, three quarter pose in uniform, standing by a plane. Boldly signed in full. $95.00

Awarded the Knight’s Cross and Oak Leaves and Swords

IHLEFELD, Oberst Herbert Biography which incorporates a 2.5”x3.5” portrait of Ihlefeld, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Signed below his portrait. On the verso he writes a three line sentiment and signed once again. $85.00

ISKEN, Eduard Photograph 3.5”x5.5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in flight gear. Close-up full face photo. Boldly signed on the lower white margin. $45.00

ISKEN, Eduard Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” of a portion of Isken’s plane showing his kills. Signed on the lower white margin. $35.00

JABS, LT. Col. Hans-Joachim Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform.  Boldly signed with good contrast. $95.00

JOSTEN, Oberleutnant Gunther Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Boldly signed with very good contrast. $95.00

KAISER, Herbert Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, half left pose in wearing his leather flight jacket. $47.50

Original Drawing of the Knight's Cross of The Iron Cross
Signed by 28 German Ace's - Combined 2,097 Victories

KOSCHAL, Stephen Original drawing of the German Knight’s Cross on a German artists board measuring appx. 12”x16”.  Drawn in 1995. Signed and dated  “S. Koschal 95”.  Boldly hand signed by 28 major German fighter pilots, all Ace’s.  The total victory of all the Ace’s that signed is a whopping 2,097 Victories. $1,950.00

One of the Top Night Fighter Ace’s

KRAFT. CAPT. Josef Photograph, B&W, 3.5”x5”, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Signed. $55.00


KRUPINSKI, Walter Superb photograph, large 5”x7”, black & white, head and shoulders pose signed in silver ink. Excellent contrast, in very fine condition with original envelope. $95.00

KRUPINSKI, Walter Photograph, 4”x5.5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform.  Boldly signed using silver ink. $95.00

Thirteenth Highest Scoring Ace in Aerial warfare

LIPFERT, Helmut Uncommon photograph, 5”x7", B&W of Lipfert sitting in the cockpit of his plane and being helped by another. Signed, in full, along the lower white margin. $150.00

Marseille’s Commanding Officer

NEUMANN, Eduard Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” of Neumann standing alongside his plane with other pilots wearing life vests. Very boldly signed along the lower white margin. $77.50

OBLESSER, Oberleutnant Friedrich Photograph, 4”x6”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Signed with his full signature. $75.00

PICHLER. Johann Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Boldly signed in full and dating the signature. Excellent contrast and in very fine condition. $85.00

PICHLER. Johann Photograph, B&W, 3”x5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform.  Boldly signed, in full, with excellent contrast. $77.50

WWII German Aces - Total of 750 Victories

RALL, Gunther, KRUPINSKI, Walter, REINHART, Ernest Wilhelm, and Adolf Galland Porcelain plate depicting the German Imperial Eagle.  Hand signed by all four with “in person” signatures.  All obtained at a Luftwaffe Reunion in Germany. $225.00

Total of 468 Victories

RALL, Gunther & KRUPINSKI, Walter Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, of five pilots standing in front of a plane. Rall and Krupinski are wearing their Iron Crosses. Signed in full by Gunther Rall and Walter Krupinski. $225.00

SCARCE 8”X10” Photo of Gunther Rall

RALL, Gunther Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W of Gunther Rall  with four other pilots, shaking the hands of one in front of a plane. Rall is wearing his sidearm.  Boldly signed by Gunther Rall in the light area above his head. $165.00

RALL, Gunther Wonderful lithograph by artist Janet Keck, published by King’s Crown Gallery in 1989. Limited to 500 numbered copies and hand signed by both Keck and Rall. Rall is head and shoulders pose in uniform wearing his Knight’s Cross. Measures appx: 19”x25”. $135.00

RALL, Gunther Portrait, black & white, head & shoulders pose measures 4”x6”. Very boldly signed on the lower white margin. $75.00

REINERT, Ernest-Wilhelm Scarce color photograph, 4”x6”, half length pose wearing his life vest.  Very boldly signed across the photograph “in person” with his full signature. On the verso he has inscribed and signed along with a several word note.. $150.00

ROKKER, Hauptmann Heinz Photograph, 3.5”x5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Signed in the light area of the photograph therefore fine contrast. $95.00

Despite Being Half Jewish He Enlisted in the Luftwaffe

ROMM, Oskar Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” of a B-24 on fire with its right wing falling away. Inset photo of Romm near the bottom left corner.  Boldly signed adding “Kdr. IV./JG3 Udet” in his hand. $87.50

ROSSMANN, Edmund Photograph 5”x7” B&W of Rossmann in uniform looking at a horse. Appears to be taken from a front page of a war time newspaper. Boldly signed with his full signature on the lower white margin. $85.00

Hitler’s Most Decorated Pilot

RUDEL, Hans-Ulrich T.L.S. on his name imprinted stationery. 12/24/1980 to a Mr. Allen in Maine. $350.00

Possibly the Greatest Pilot in the History of Flying

RUDEL, Oberst Hans Ulrich A special folding card, most likely used for correspondence with a color portrait of Rudel on the cover.  When closed it measures 4”x6”. On the inside third panel Rudel signs his name with a fabulous large signature. SOLD

Hitler’s Most Decorated Pilot

RUDEL. Hans-Ulrich Color portrait taken in Vienna during the 1970’s. Measures 4”x5” sitting in a chair out doors and smiling. Signed with very good contrast. $165.00

Hitler’s Most Decorated Pilot

RUDEL, Hans-Ulrich Copy of a photograph, half length pose in uniform. Affixed to a large page and signed below with an excellent signature. $165.00

Seventh Highest Scoring Ace in Aerial Warfare

RUDORFFER, Eric Photograph, B&W, 4”x6”, half length pose in uniform. Signed in full with excellent contrast. $150.00

RUDORFFER, Eric Photograph, 4”x6”, head and shoulders pose, full face in uniform. Boldly signed with excellent contrast. $87.50

Shot Down 15 Times

SCHACK, Hauptmann Gunther Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Signed with a full signature on the dark portion of the photograph offering fair contrast. $37.50

SCHOEPFEL, Gerhard Photograph, 4”x6”, B&W of Schoepfel standing in front of his plane with a German Officer. Boldly signed on the lower white margin. $65.00

SCHUCK, Walter Photograph, B&W, 3/5”x5”, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Very boldly signed on the lower white margin. $87.50

High Scoring Ace with 206 Victories

SCHUCK, Walter Uncommon 8”x10” B&W photograph, head and shoulders pose in uniform Signed in a light area thus excellent contrast. $85.00

SCHMIDT, Winfrid Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” half length pose in uniform. $27.50

SEILER, Reinhard Copy of a photograph, 3”x5” of Seiler in uniform, head & shoulders pose signed with his full signature. $65.00

SPAETE, Wolfgang Photograph, B&W, 4”x6” head and shoulders pose in uniform. Very boldly signed. $65.00

Accompanied Ronald Reagan in a German Cemetery Creating a Political Firestorm

STEINHOFF, Johannes Wonderful lithograph by artist Janet Keck, published by King’s Crown Gallery in 1989.  Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by both Janet Keck and Johannes Steinhoff.  Steinhoff is head and shoulders pose in uniform wearing his Knight’s Cross.  Measures appx: 19”x25”. $135.00

STEINHOFF, Johannes Photograph, B&W, 3”x5” half length pose in uniform.  Scars on his face are quite visible. Signed and in fine condition. $75.00

STEINHOFF, Johannes Paper portrait affixed to a 4”x6” card of Steinhoff looking at a woman. Inscribed and signed and dated: To Dale W, Paul with best wishes J. Steinhoff, Dec 1983”. $75.00

First Pilot to Score a Night Victory

STREIB, Werner Photograph, 4”X6”,  B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform and signed with his full signature. $125.00

TEGTMEIER, Fritz Photograph, 4”x6”, B&W, head and shoulders pose in uniform. Awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. Boldly signed with a full signature. $75.00

Two Foes Bury the Hatchet

THYBEN, Gerhard & ANDERSON, C.E. “Bud.” Copy of an article from a newspaper, Sunday June 21, 1992. It illustrates a portrait of Thyben and Anderson standing together.  Title: “Former Foes Bury Hatchet.” Signed by Gerhard Thyben in full adding “Horrido” in his hand.   Boldly signed by C.E. “Bud” Andersonn across his chest adding “Best wishes” in his hand. On the verso is a typed note signed once again by Thyben   adding a three line note in his hand. $85.00

THYBEN,  Oberleutnant Gerhard Photograph, 3”x5”, black & white, head and shoulders pose, in uniform. Very boldly signed with very good contrast. $65.00

Scarce Rocket Victory + 332 Victories

WOIDICH, Franz & RUDORFFER, Eric RAF cover postmarked Nov. 15, 1972 commemorating the opening of the RAF Museum.  Color cachet of the Gloster Meteor 3. Signed with a very uncommon signature of Franz Woidich and also by Eric Rudorffer, German Ace with 222 victories. Also signed by U.S. Ace Charles P. London who had 5 victories.  Three RAF pilots, B.A.D. McDonald, D. Fulluck and G.P. Young who flew this cover in three different planes have also signed this cover. $137.50

WOLF, Herman Portrait  4”x6”, B&W, head & shoulders pose in uniform. Fine full signature. $47.50

WOLFRUM, Walter Wonderful photograph, black & white, 4”z6”of the young looking Ace dressed in uniform. Boldly signed with good contrast. Short autograph note signed on the verso. $95.00

ZORNER, Major Paul Photograph, 3.5”x5”, B&W, Head and shoulders pose in uniform. Signed in full adding his rank, command and dated December 1944 all written on the lower white border. $95.00

Japan

One of the Top Scoring Japanese Ace's of WWII

ANABUKI, Satoshi Photograph, appx. 3”x4”, B&W, of Anabuki sitting in the cockpit of his plane wearing his hat and goggles. Very boldly signed in English on the lower light area of the plane. Anabuki’s signature is scarce in any form and signed photos are highly desirable. Together with a list of the top-scoring pilots of the Japanese Army Air Force during WWII. In fine condition $250.00

JAPANESE ZERO ACE WHO SHOT DOWN PAPPY BOYINGTON

KAWATO, Masajiro Photograph, black & white, 8”x10” half length of Kawato in his flying gear.  Boldly signed: “Masajiro Mike Kawato, (signed once again in Japanese). $125.00

Japanese Ace Who Shot Down Pappy Boyington

KAWATO, Masajiro Kawato’s business card where he has written on the verso: “Masajiro Mike Kawato, Japanese WWII Ace, 19 Victories Shot down Col. Greg Pappy Boyington.” $95.00

JAPANESE ZERO ACE WHO SHOT DOWN PAPPY BOYINGTON
KAWATO, Masajiro Japanese flag measures appx: 4”x5”. Signed on the flag: “Masajiro Mike Kawato (signed once again in Japanese). SOLD

Said to be Japan’s Most Famous Pilot
SAKAI, Saburo Photograph, B&W, head and shoulders pose sitting in a cockpit.  He signed this photo in the light area of the sky with a double signature, once in English and again in Japanese. $250.00


Russian

BASKHIROV, Vyacheslav Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing his medals. Signed on the lower white margin. $185.00

BYKOVEC, Leonid Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5” head & shoulders pose wearing his medals. Signed and dated on the lower white margin. $175.00

CHISLOV, Alexandr Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”,  head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals. Boldly signed and dated on the lower white margin. $195.00

DEMA, Leonid Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, half length pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals.  Signed on the lower white margin adding a few words in Russian. $175.00

FYODOROV,  Arkady Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wear a chest full of medals. Signed on the lower white margin. In fine condition. $225.00

High Scoring Russian Ace

GNIDO, Piotr Andreevich Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals. Boldly signed on the lower white margin. $235.00

GOLUBEV, Vasily Attractive photograph of the Ace in uniform wearing his medals, B&W, 3.5”X5”, full length pose kneeling and talking on a phone. A plane is in the back ground.  Signed and dated on the lower white margin. $225.00

IVANOV, Viktor Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing his medals. Signed on the verso. $110.00

Top Scoring Russian Ace in WWII

KOZHEDUB,  Ivan N. Photograph, B&W, 3”x5”  of the Ace dressed in flight gear and standing next to his plane. Boldly signed in full, along with a sentiment and date, in Russian on the verso.  The first time we have seen this pose. Kozhedub’s signature can be considered rare in any form. $450.00

KABEROV, Igor Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose wearing a chest full of medals. Signed on the lower white margin adding a few words in his hand. $225.00

KUBAREV, Vasily Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”,  head and shoulders pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals. Signed on the lower white mount. $295.00

LENOV, Nikolai Photograph, B&W, 3.5X5”  half length pose in uniform with a chest full of medals.  On the verso is a 5 line inscription signed and dated. $150.00

NAIDENOV, Nikolai Photograph, B&W,  3.5”x5.5” of a Russian Fighter Plane with five pilots looking over some documents. Naidenov is the first from the left.  Signed and dated  by Naidenov on the lower white margin. $225.00

Very High Scoring Russian Ace

POPKOV, Vitaly Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals.  Inscribed signed and dated on the lower white margin. $265.00

Lengthy A.L.S. Signed and Dated on Verso

SAVELEYEV, Yevgenij Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals.  Signed and dated on the lower white margin,  On the verso is a lengthy autograph message signed and dated once again. $225.00

SOMOV, Ivan Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform wearing a chest full of medals.  Signed on the lower white mount. $225.00

TATARENKO, Dmitry Photograph, B&W, 3.5”x5” of three pilots in uniform one of them is Tatarenko.  Boldly signed and dated by Tatarenko on the lower white margin. $195.00

Rare Signed Photograph

VOROZHEIKIN, Arsenly Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose wearing his medals. Very boldly signed on the lower white margin. A very scarce signature in any form and especially desirable in signed photographs. $350.00

YEREMIN, Boris Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, of the pilot in uniform wearing his medals. He is standing in front of his plane. Boldly signed on the clear portion of the shy. $225.00

Fifth Top Scoring Russian Ace

YEVSTIGNEYEV, Kirill Photograph, B&W, 3.5”X5”, head & shoulders pose in uniform, wearing a chest full of medals. Boldly signed on the lower white margin. $295.00


Other


-WW 1-

American

BADHAM,  Brig. General W.T. Choice inscription, signed  on a 3”x5” card. “Kindest regards to Chuck McKeen, W.F. Badham”. $45.00

BADHAM,  Brig. General W.T. Color photograph 4”x6” of Badham in old age in the woods. He appears to be painting. Signed, in ink on the verso. $45.00

BAIR, Hilbert L. Cover with US 15 cent Flag Stamp. Affixed and postmarked Washington, DC  Nov.11, 1979. Signed H.L. Bair adding in his hand: “Col. USAF, Ret”. $60.00

BISSELL, Maj. General Clayton L. Lengthy autograph letter signed, on his name imprinted stationery. April 18, 1959. To Dear Neil and Grace (Goen). $77.50

Established Florida Airways Corp. which later became Eastern Airlines
Last Surviving American Ace from WW1

BROOKS,  Capt. Arthur Ray Lengthy two page biographical sheet, most interesting. Brooks has inscribed and signed and dated this item at the top of page one.  He writes: ”For Doug Miller from Ray Brooks, Oct.20, 1986.  All Best. Please do not give out my address, at 91 I’m not able to respond further”. $87.50

Established Florida Airways Corp. which later became Eastern Airlines
Last Surviving American Ace from WW1

BROOKS,  Capt. Arthur Ray Brochure of the Smithsonian Air & Space museum in Washington, DC. On the cover is a portrait of Brooks bi-plane. At the top of the brochure, Brooks has written: “For J.T.B., Ray Brooks, 26/3/86”. $65.00

Established Florida Airways Corp. which later became Eastern Airlines
Last Surviving American Ace from WW1

BROOKS,  Capt. Arthur Ray Very scarce A.N.S. on his name imprinted note pad. He writes: “J.T.B. P.O.B. 464, St. Pete, FL 33731, OK as your request of 17/3/86. Ray Brooks”.  Signed in full. $65.00

Established Florida Airways Corp. which later became Eastern Airlines
Last Surviving American Ace from WW1

BROOKS,  Capt. Arthur Ray Veteran’s WW1,  22 cent US Postage Stamp, Stamp cancelled Milwaukee, Aug. 26, 1985. Signed “A. Raymond Brooks”. $45.00

Rare Original Photograph of  a WWI Ace

CALLAHAN, Lawrence Kingsley Original photograph, 6”x8” of Callahan, full length pose in his flight gear standing in front of his plane. Photo #24271. Signal Corps, U.S.A.  Boldly signed “Lawrence K. Callahan.”.  $175.00

First American Aviator in an American-trained Air Unit
To Achieve the Status of Ace

CAMPBELL, Douglas Full page portrait of Doug Campbell standing by his plane. Boldly signed below.  $125.00

First American Aviator in an American-trained Air Unit
To Achieve the Status of Ace

CAMPBELL, Douglas Fine WW1 Veteran’s F.D.C. with a nice printed WW1 cachet. Veteran’s WW1 postage stamp cancelled First Day of Issue at Milwaukee on Aug. 26, 1985. $47.50

First American Aviator in an American-trained Air Unit
To Achieve the Status of Ace

CAMPBELL, Douglas Half title page removed from his book “Let’s Go Where The Action Is!”  Signed in full with a huge signature. $47.50

CURTIS, Edward Typed letter signed, one page on his name imprinted stationery.  Mar. 22, 1980. Refusing an invitation to hear about a talk on the 95th Aero Squadron for he will be in the Bahamas. $125.00

GUTHRIE, Murray K.Cover with 15 cent US Flag Stamp affixed. Postmarked, Arlington, VA. Nov.11, 1980. Signed in full by the Ace adding “Flight Commander, 13th Pursuit Squadron, WW1”. $75.00

HAYS, Frank K. Photograph, 5”x7”, B&W, full length pose in uniform standing near barracks.  Boldly signed in the light area of the sky. $165.00

HAYS, Frank K. Very scarce autograph letter signed on his name imprinted letterhead. In addition a portrait of his WW1 plane is also illustrated. The Ace writes: “Dear Doug Miller- It was good to hear from you, & I am pleased to be included in your collection. Best wishes, F.K. Hays” $100.00

HAYS, Frank K. Biography sheet, 8”x10”, B&W, with the Ace’s printed biographical sketch on the right and at the left.  A  printed portrait of  Hays  standing in front of hi bi-plane. Very boldly signed across his portrait. $100.00

Second Leading WW1 Ace

LAMBERT, William Original pencil drawing given to the publisher to be used in the book. This drawing is of two fighter planes being shot at by soldiers from the trenches.  Signed and dated by Lambert: “Lambert 4-7-18”.  Includes a full COA from William E. Martin, a consultant for Lambert’s book. This illustration which measures appx. 8”x11” was not one of those used in the book. $495.00

One of the First Americans to be Officially Classified an Ace

O’NEILL, Ralph A. Typed letter signed, on his name imprinted stationery. One page, Jan. 20, 1975.  To Mr. Richard Calow. $135.00

Scarce Letter From the Co-Author of “Mutiny On The Bounty” & WWI Ace

NORDHOFF, Charles Typed letter signed, one page, 12/8/1941. Choice content Nordhoff writes in part: “...Hall is at present in the south Seas, while I am stopping in California for a few months. It is a pleasure that you enjoyed ‘Botany Bay’. Many thanks also, for your enclosure of Pitcarin Island, which is most interesting. Hall visited the place a good many years ago, but he was prevented from sailing at the last moment, thereby missed a most unpleasant ship-wreck and open boat voyage...” Signed Chas. Nordhoff. $195.00

PARSONS, Edwin C. Photograph, 4”X6” of Porter with several other pilots standing in front of their bi-plane. Porter has signed directly above his head. $95.00

PORTER, Kenneth Photograph, 4”X6” of Porter with several other pilots standing in front of their bi-plane. Porter has signed directly above his head. $95.00

RICKENBACKER, Edward Vintage portrait, possibly from a drawing, 8”x10” of Eddie Rickenbacker, head & shoulders pose looking directly into the camera. Inscribed, signed and dated: “To our good friends Mr. & Mrs. William Poctain, Eddie Rickenbacker 1944”. $200.00

RICKENBACKER, Edward Partly printed D.S.  His check with his name imprinted at the top.  N.Y., Jan. 24, 1969 made payable to the N.Y. State Unemployment Insurance for $55.68 cents. Boldly signed. $185.00

RICKENBACKER, Edward Photograph of a portrait, possibly a pencil drawing, of Eddie Rickenbacker, 5”x7”, head & shoulders pose. Boldly signed on the lower margin: “Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker”. $175.00

"Yes, I was at the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs"

RICKENBACKER, EddieTyped letter signed, one full page, on his name imprinted stationery, Mar. 11, 1968 to Leroy Edward Kohlbeck II of Colorado Springs.  Nice letter in part: “..after a tour of several weeks throughout the Northwest in connection with the promotion of my autobiography... I was at the Air Force academy at Colorado Springs for just a few hours last fall... I am enclosing an autographed photo taken of me standing beside my Spad during WWI back in France in 1918 (not present).”. $175.00

RICKENBACKER, Edward Magazine photograph, appx. 4”x5”B&W,  half tone portrait of Rickenbacker, head & shoulders pose, signed in black ink “E. Rickenbacker” and date “1931” in his hand.  $125.00

Founder of Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada
In 1918 He Was America’s Leading Ace

STENSETH, Martinus Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, on small writing stationery. Dec. 11, 1974. To Dear Mr. Martin. 100.00

America’s 2nd Ranking Air Service Ace to Survive the War

VAUGHN, George A. Printed biography sheet  8”x10” of the Ace.  On the right is his portrait in uniform 3”x4” which he has signed below. $75.00

America’s 2nd Ranking Air Service Ace to Survive the War

VAUGHN, George A. Short A.N.S. signed with his initials. $15.00

ZISTELL, Eroll H. Autograph letter signed, one very full page, 15 Dec. 1966. To Dear Neil.  $87.50


Austrailia/New Zealand

KINGSFORD-SMITH, Sir Charles A fine signature on a large card adding “Southern Cross” in his hand. $150.00


British

VERY RARE OFFICIAL WW1 "COMBAT REPORT"

CLAXTON, LT. W.G. & BOWMAN, G.H. Autograph letter signed, one full page with a photo 3”x4” of Corrigan as pilot, sitting in his plane inscribed and signed “To Pat Patrick-Douglas Corrigan 11-28-38”. $1,100.00

Very RARE Handwritten Poem by WW1 Flying Ace
and Successful Actor Robert Loraine

LORAINE, Robert A handwritten poem quoting from “Cyrano” about a kiss. Nine lines written by Robert Loraine and dated by him August 20, 1919 on a large album page measuring 6”x7”.  This is the first item signed by Robert Loraine to cross our desk in almost fifty years.  We were able to confirm his signature by comparing it to his pilot’s license signature available on the Internet. 450.00


Canadian

BISHOP, W.A. FPortrait of Bishop in his uniform, measures appx. 6”x7” with overall size appx. 8”x10”. Signed below a printed statement by Bishop. Below his signature is a printed statement about his credits. Removed from his book and an excellent item for framing. $125.00


Czech/Polish


French

WWI French Ace-Nicknamed “Lindbergh of France”

COSTE, Dieudonne Air Mail cover honoring Coste/Bellonte Goodwill visit to Indianapolis in the “Question Mark”.  Postmarked 9/17/30. Boldly signed by Coste 185.00

First Flight Paris/New York

COSTE, Dieudonne & BELLONTE, Maurice Magazine photo of Coste and Bellonte in their plane “Question Mark” measures appx. 4.5”x5”. Boldly signed by both in the light area of the portrait offering excellent contrast. Bellonte dated his signature “29 June 1931". $475.00

WWI French High Scoring Ace- 54 Victories- Killed in Action

GUYNEMER, Georges Photograph of Guynemer standing next to his plane with many onlookers.  Also included is a beautiful photo of a monument honoring the Ace.  A third photo is of the area where it is believed to be the spot where the plane which Guynemer  was in crashed.  Together with a vintage package of dirt from this spot. This collection was put together by a French collector for a U.S. collector. $95.00

History’s First Fighter Ace

PEGOUD, Adolph Some credit him with being the first aviator to “looping the loop” in an aircraft.  Ace credited with six victories. Pegoud was killed in aerial combat at the age of 26 by one of his students while intercepting a German reconnaissance aircraft during the Great War.  Wonderful signature “Pegoud” on a slip. Together with a photo of him standing up in his aircraft. $595.00

SARDIER, Gilbert Typed letter signed on the ornate printed stationery of Association Nationale Desas. Clermont-Ferrand, 29 January 1970. To Mr. Stephen St. Martin. Fine letter mentioning the l’Escadrille SPA 48 $375.00


German

Ace Credited with 9 Victories, Hitler’s Personal Pilot

BAUR, Hans Very scarce autograph letter signed, one very full page, in German, on his name imprinted stationery. 30 April 1986. Not translated $165.00

VERY Desirable WWI Ace and Much More

FIESELER, Gerhard Scarce photograph, 2.5”x3.5”, B&W full length pose in uniform standing in front of his plane. Boldly signed. $195.00

GOERING, Hermann Photograph of Goering, B&W, 2.5”x3.5”.  Goering is wearing his Pour le Merite.  Signed: “H. Goering” most likely during the last weeks of his life before committing suicide. $1,250.00

JACOBSEN, Fritz John Postcard photograph of the Ace sitting in the cockpit of his plane wearing his hat and goggles. Boldly signed with his uncommon full signature and dating it “1981.”. $165.00

JUNCK, Werner Photograph, B&W, 4”x6”, half length pose in uniform standing with four other notable aviators. Signed in full adding “Jasta 8”. $165.00

Rare WWI Ace

MAJOR GENERAL Carl-August von Schoenebeck Wonderful photograph, 5”x7”, B&W, full length pose dressed in his full length leather coat standing in front of his plane. Boldly signed adding his rank and Jasta 33 in his hand. $225.00


Finnish


Russian



-WW 2-

American

Pappy Boyington & Masajiro Kawato

BOYINGTON, Col. Gregory “Pappy” & KAWATO, Masajiro “Mike” Printed photograph of Pappy Boyington sitting next to his plane.  Measures 5”x8”, half length pose. Signed in full and dated June 21, 1987 (just six months before his death).  Below Boyington’s fine signature, Kawato has signed his name in full. $295.00

The First American to Become an Ace in WWII

DUNN, William Very scarce autograph letter signed, one page, March 23, 1988 to a well known collector of WWII autographs. Dunn writes: “Sorry, but I haven’t any biography sheets you mention. Don’t even remember seeing one on me. Maybe the AFAA has some, I don’t know. $150.00


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