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Set of 2 superb RAF photo albums: training in USA then back to England with XV Squadron RAF.

Well annotated and dated throughout by a Flight Observer with XV Squadron on Stirlings. First album is US made with hand-painted scene on cover "Souvenbir of Miami." American football, RAF rugby, Miami, Baltimore, New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, the Canada and back to England with excellent aerial photos of Blackpool, Scotland and Northern Ireland On official AM paper). Second album is all RAF training and service flying Stirlings with great cockpit photos etc. 77 photos altogether, all high quality and larger size.

$275 / £225 / €255  

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2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA811

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA811

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

2 RAF photo albums: Stirling aircrew + training in USA

Job lot of very large photographic prints of well known fighter pilots of the Eagle Squadrons and USAAF.

This is a quite remarkable collection of very large photographic prints (actual photo prints on photographic paper). Each is 14" x 11" (36cm x 28cm) and features such icons as Godfrey, "Kid" Hoffer, Hively, O'Regan, Coen and more. There are 8 of these photographic prints, plus a slightly smaller (11" x 8" / 28cm x 20cm) photographic print mounted on matt board and also a cover from LIFE magazine with a similar print of a P-47 "Jug" pilot. These are almost all cockpit shots or depict the pilot with his nose art and many are great studies of flying helmets and clothing. A fantastic collection. Sold as a job lot.

$150 / £120 / €140  email to secure this item

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

AAF 4th FG photo lot

Job lot of original photographic prints of well known fighter pilots and aircraft of the Eagle Squadrons and USAAF some with annotations and signature by Mike Kelly, 71 Eagle Squadron and 64th FS.

13 original photographic prints (these are  photo prints made from original negatives on photographic paper). Sizes vary from 5" x 4" to 10" x 8" and all are great quality. Features many well known personalities  including Chesley Peterson,  Don Blakeslee, Mike Kelly, Gene Fetrow and others. A fantastic collection. Sold as a job lot.

$150 / £120 / €140  email to secure this item

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilots original photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Eagles and AAF fighter pilotsoriginal photos

Interesting RAF Observer flight training photo album. 

 

Named and with many places / units identified, this album has all high quality, large format photos (postcard size) including a menu from Christmas dinner, 1942. 16 images total show life at training school but not your "run-of-the-mill" type photos. All are military and include many group / unit photos. Last photos show owner in sergeant uniform with Observer wing and a newspaper clipping indicating he had "passed out." A nice album, well annotated with names and places.

£43 / $55 / €48  email to secure this item

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

RAF observer training photo album

14 original WWII AAF crew / aircraft photographs. 

 

14 original wartime photos portraying aircraft, airfields, crashes and crew members. None are captioned so some research is required. Largest is 5.5" x 4" (140mm x 100mm)  and smallest is 2.75" x 1.75" (70mm x 45mm) all are excellent quality.

 

$65 / £49 / €59  email to secure this item

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

WWII AAF original photos

Superb original WWI WRAF photograph

 

Excellent and large fornat original photograph showing three women of the WRAF in WWI. an outstanding example of the uniforms they wore c.1918-19.  Approx. 4" x 6" with slight creasing / cracking at bottom corners.

 

£28 / $35  / €30  email for more details

WWI WRAF original photo

WWI WRAF original photo

WWI WRAF original photo

WWI WRAF original photo

Souvenir postcards from immediate postwar Japan.

3 sets of 6, still in their wrapping.

 

3 complete sets of 6 "souvenir of Japan" postcards, brought home by a USN veteran who was there at the end of the war. Subjects include popular tourist attractions (Kyoto, Mount Fuji etc,) and the ubiquitous Geisha girls. Still in their original "plain brown wrapping" (though nothing saucy or pornographic inside!). Make a great late war / post war display or decorative backdrop for a collection.

 

£19 / $25 / €22  

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Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

Japan 1945 souvenir postcards

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Superb original WWI WRAF photograph

 

Excellent and large fornat original photograph showing three women of the WRAF in WWI. an outstanding example of the uniforms they wore c.1918-19.  Approx. 4" x 6" with slight creasing / cracking at bottom corners.

 

£28 / $35  / €30  email for more details