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WWII Aviation Photos and Autographs Online Auction - Closes October 9 - 2012

Online Auction in Minnesota

Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Tuesday October 09, 2012
Location: Ramsey, Minnesota. United States. 55303-6043
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WWII Aviation
Autographs and Photos
Online Auction

Photos and prints of war planes and pilots, most autographed by WWII fighter pilots or bomber crew members. Some Korean War, Vietnam War, NASA, and other pilots too. Many of the pilots are aces (shot down five or more planes).

Autographs of Jimmy Doolittle, Chuck Yeager, Pappy Boyington, Robert W. McClurg, Paul W. Tibbets, Thomas W. Ferebee, Rex Barber, William Farrel, Francis Gabreski, Bud Anderson, Doug Canning, James Swett, Erik Shilling, Chuck Older, Dick Rossi, Jim Brooks, Jim Morehead, Pete Conrad, and many more.
 
Ends Tuesday, October 9, 2012
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Preview and Pickup location
AAA Auction Center
7129 Highway 10 NW
Ramsey, MN 55303-6043
(Old Ramsey Wine & Spirits store)
See map and directions below.

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Preview
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 2-7 p.m.
Thursday,
October 4, 2012, 9 a.m. to noon.
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Closing
Starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, this auction will close at the rate of 10 items per minute. Bidding on individual items may remain open past the closing time until no bids are received for three minutes.


Pickup
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 2-7 p.m.
Thursday,
October 11, 2012, 9 a.m. to noon.

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There is no sales tax on any item in this auction.

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Lot Description
1 Framed illustration of the Flying Tigers raid on the Japanese air base at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Autographed by the artist, John D. Shaw, and 31 Flying Tigers pilots. Outer dimensions 42.5" x 31.5". With Certificate of Authenticity. Numbered 362/850.
2 Framed photo of the B-25J Mitchell bomber "Show Me." Outer dimensions 24" x 18". Frame is plain black, still in shrink wrap.
3 Black-and-white illustration of Urban Drew, first Allied pilot to shoot down in combat two ME-262 aircraft. Also shown: his P-51 Mustang "Detroit Miss, two ME-262 jets, WWII 375th Fighter Squadron logo, Air Force Cross, 361st Fighter Group logo. Autographed by Urban Drew and artist Lonnie Ortega. Mat dimensions 16" x 20". Mounted on Foam Core.
4 Black-and-white illustration of Lockheed P-38J Lightning "Jandina III" flown by Jay T. Robbins, Fifth AF - 8th FG - 80th FS - Summer 1944. Robbins had 22 victories. Autographed by Jay T. Robbins and artist Max Crace. Numbered 345/600. Mat dimensions 20" x16".
5 Four items related to Pappy Boyington, leader of VMF-124, the Black Sheep Squadron: biographical info and photo, Corsair illustration, P40 illustration, Pappy Boyington's autograph on first day cover of stamp honoring U.S. Servicemen. Stamp postmarked November 24, 1970. Mat dimensions 20" x 16".
6 Matted magazine two-page photo of F4U Corsair, autographed by Pappy Boyington, leader of VMF-124, the Black Sheep Squadron. Mat dimensions 20" x 16".
7 Photo of a Zero, autographed by Masajiro "Mike" Kawato, Japanese pilot who shot down marine ace Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, commander of VMF-214 "Black Sheep Squadron. Became friends with Boyington after the war. Wrote a book titled "Bye Bye Black Sheep." Additional Kawato autograph in red. 11" x 14" mat.
8 Photo of two P-51 Mustangs, autographed by many fighter pilots. 11" x 14" mat.
9 14" x 11" black and white print by Lonnie Ortega of portrait of Flying Tigers ace pilot Charles "Chuck" Older, a P-40 Warhawk, and a Japanese Zero. Print is autographed by Chuck Older and many other Flying Tigers pilots. Charles Older became a judge, and presided over the Charles Manson murder trial. Print is mounted on Foam Core. 
10 P-38 squadron group photo with multiple signatures, including Rex Barber, in 11" x 14" mat. Second 11" x 14" mat with map of Yamamoto mission, autographed by Rex Barber and Doug Canning.
11 Autographed photo of J. H. (Jimmy) Doolittle, leader of the Tokyo bombing raid on April 18, 1942. Illustration of B-25 bombers with Mt. Fuji in the background. Illustration of Jimmy Doolittle. Picture of "7-11" Gee Bee Racer. 11" x 14" mat.
12 Illustration of B-25 bomber on USS Hornet. Info about B-25J "Mitchell" bomber. Autographed photo of William L. Birch, bombardier, crew #11, Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, April 18, 1942. 11" x 14" mat.
13 Illustration of B-25B Mitchell medium bomber launching from the USS Hornet on Doolittle Tokyo Raid, April 18, 1942. Autographed photo of Frank A. Kappeler, navigator of Crew #11, Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, April 18, 1942. Autographed photo of Edgar E. McElroy, pilot of aircraft #13, Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. 11" x 14" mat.
14 F6F photo. Autograph of George Gay, who sank the Japanese aircraft carrier in the Battle of Midway. Only survivor of first 30 planes that went in against the Japanese. 11" x 14" mat.
15 11" x 14" mat with illustration of F4F, Zero, and Corsair. R. E. Galer autograph on biographical info sheet about him. Second 11" x 14" mat with Robert Edward Galer Medal of Honor citation, autographed R. E. Galer. (Photo coming soon.)
16 Autographed photo of Paul W. Tibbets, standing by the Enola Gay. Tibbets was the pilot of the Enola Gay on the mission that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. 11" x 14" mat.
17 Autographed photo of Thomas W. Ferebee. He was the bombardier on the Enola Gay on the mission that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. 11" x 14" mat.
18 Autographed photo of Fred J. Olivi, co-pilot of the B-29 named Bockscar that dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki in WWII. 11" x 14" mat.
19 41" x 11" Photo of WWII Memphis Belle crew members together with actors who portrayed them in the movie Memphis Belle. Autographed by Robert Morgan, pilot of the real Memphis Belle. 16" x 12" mat. 
20 Photo of Memphis Belle nose art. Separate autograph of Memphis Belle right waist gunner Casimer Nastal. 11" x 14" mat.
21 Autographed photo of C. E. "Bud" Anderson sitting on the wing of his P-51 Mustang "Old Crow." 11" x 14" mat.
22 Illustration of a Lockheed P-38J Lightning, autographed by Ralph H. Wandrey. Letter from Mr. Wandrey that tells of flying as wingman for (Richard) Bong, and Charles A. Lindberg flying as wingman for him. 11" x 14" mat.
23 Ad for lithograph of Black Sheep Squadron print by John D. Shaw. Autographed by squadron members Henry Bourgeois, Jim Hill, R. W. McClurg. We will be selling this framed print in a future auction. 11" x 14" mat.
24 Photo of VMF-214, "The Blacksheep Squadron," autographed by squadron members Jim Hill, Ed Olander, R. W. McClurg, John Bolt, and Henry Bourgeois. 11" x 14" mat.
25 Two items in 20" x 16" mat: 8" x 10" black and white photo of the moon's surface, autographed by Apollo 12 crew members Richard Gordon, Alan Bean, and Charles Conrad, Jr. Cover of Autograph Collector magazine showing a photo of Charles "Pete" Conrad.
26 Photo of two P-47 Thunderbolts. Robert W. Abernathy photo, and biographical information. Signature is a copy. 11" x 14" mat.
27 Illustration of Bell P-39 Air Cobra. Bill Allen photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
28 Photo of P-38. Stanley O. Andrews photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
29 P-51 photo. Richard W. Asbury photo, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat. No signature.
30 Corsair illustration and photo, each autographed by George C. Axtell. 11" x 14" mat.
31 Corsair photo. George C. Axtell photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
32 Autographed photo of W.A.S.P. pilot Micky Axton standing by a BT-13 Valiant. Photo of "Miss Micky" nose art on a WWII PT-23, autographed by Micky Axton. Each in 11" x 14" mat.
33 Photo of P-47 "Little Demon." Donald A. Baccus photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
34 Photo of P-51. Ernest E. Bankey Jr photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
35 Two plane photos, each autographed by Rex T. Barber. Letter from Rex's wife, Margaret on back of mat, which is 11" x 14".
36 Illustration of Rex T. Barber's P-38 about to shoot down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's plane. Autographed photo of Rex T. Barber in P-38 cockpit. Short biographical information about Rex T. Barber. 11" x 14" mat.
37 Illustration of Rex T. Barber's P-38 after shooting down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's plane. Rex T. Barber autograph on photo of pilot (Rex?). Photo of Doug Canning getting Silver Star award. 11" x 14" mat.
38 Plane photo. Paul S. Bechtel photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
39 Illustration of U.S. jet following MiG jet whose pilot is ejecting. Richard S. Becker photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
40 Photo of two P-51 Mustangs. William R. Beyer photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
41 Photo of a Corsair. Tom Blackburn autographed photo, labeled "Headquarters, Commander Naval Air Force Pacific Makalapa, Oahu, Hawaii 4/15/1944." 11" x 14" mat.
42 Autographed photo of Boots Blesse, standing on wing of his plane. Double ace with two combat tours each in Korea and Vietnam. Sixth-ranking U.S. jet ace and one of the world's premier jet tacticians. 11" x 14" mat.
43 Photo of two P-51s. Illustration of U.S. jet and a MiG. Both autographed by Boots Blesse. 11" x 14" mat.
44 F4F Wildcat photo. James D. Billo photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
45 Corsair photo. John F. Bolt photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
46 P-38 photo. Richard I. Bong photo and biographical information. Americas top ace, with 40 victories. Medal of Honor winner. 11" x 14" mat. No signature.
47 P-40 photo. Autographed photo of Charlie Bond, AVG 1st Pursuit Squadron, standing by a P-40. He was the pilot of the plane in the foreground of the illustration in lot #1. 11" x 14" mat.
48 Photo of P-40 nose showing shark's teeth and eye. Charlie Bond autograph on American Fighter Aces Assn ace of diamonds card. Program from 2000 reunion of American Fighter Aces Association. 11" x 14" mat.
49 Illustration of Corsair landing on USS Valley Forge aircraft carrier. Autographed by Lyle Bradley, Corsair pilot in VMF-123 (WWII) and VMF-124 (Korea). Co-author of "Marine Wings" book. 14" x 11" mat.
50 P-38 silhouette photo. Gerald Brown photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
51 Illustration of North American F-100D Super Sabre by Joe Milich. Henry Buttlemann photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" double mat.
52 Jerry Collinsworth photo portrait in 11" x 14" mat. A second 11" x 14" mat with photo of Jerry Collinsworth in a Spitfire cockpit and a handwritten note about that photo, autographed by Jerry Collinsworth. Typewritten letter from Jerry Collinsworth to seller, signed "Jerry." Third 11" x 14" mat with ad for illustration of Jerry Collinsworth in Spitfire, thumbing his nose at parachuting German pilot.
53 Autographed photo of Robert Conrad, in his role as Pappy Boyington on the TV show Baa Baa Black Sheep. Certificate of Authenticity from Star Shots in Port Charlotte, Florida. 11" x 14" mat.
54 Plane photo autographed by Doug Canning. 11" x 14" mat.
55 P-40 photo autographed by Doug Canning. 11" x 14" mat.
56 Spitfire illustration. Autographed photo of R. C. Curtis in cockpit. 11" x 14" mat.
57 Photo of P-51 Mustang. Short note signed by Ben Davis (Benjamin O. Davis Jr.) 11" x 14" mat.
58 Autographed photo of United Kingdom Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick. 11" x 14" mat.
59 Cargo plane photo autographed by Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber. Back of photo has map of Berlin Airlift. 11" x 14" mat.
60 Illustration of a Grumman F4F Wildcat by Joe Milich. Archie Donahue photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" double mat.
61 Urban L. Drew photo, autograph, and biographical information. Plane silhouette photo. 11" x 14" mat.
62 Autographed photo of Urban L. Drew, standing by his P-51 Mustang, "Detroit Miss." 11" x 14" mat.
63 Autographed illustration of 5-victory ace Herman Ernst of the 422nd Night Fighter Squadron. 11" x 14" mat.
64 F4F Wilcat photo. Eric A. Evenson photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
65 Illustration of Corsair landing on USS Valley Forge aircraft carrier. William Farrell photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
66 Spitfire photo. Charles Fischette photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
67 Illustration of Corsair landing on USS Valley Forge aircraft carrier. Joe Foss photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
68 Autographed portrait of Joe Foss, Medal of Honor winner, former governor of South Dakota. 11" x 14" mat.
69 Photo of two P-47 Thunderbolts, autographed by Gabby Gabreski; two photos of Gabby Gabreski, ace in WWII and Korea, with 34.5 total victories. 11" x 14" mat.
70 11" x 14" mat with photo of Gabby Gabreski and other military man, Boeing P-26 info card autographed by Gabby Gabreski, and photo of Gabby Gabreski standing with hands on hips. 11" x 14" mat with photo of F4F, autographed by Gabby Gabreski. 11" x 14" mat.
71 Autographed photo of Gabby Gabreski in cockpit, with 31 Nazi flags indicating planes he shot down. 11" x 14" mat.
72 11" x 14" mat with drawing of ace of clubs (with five holes in it) and a plane, autographed by Gabby Gabreski. Short biographical info about him. Second 11" x 14" mat with Plane photo autographed by Gabby Gabreski. 11" x 14" mat.
73 Illustration of a Spitfire battling another plane. Edward Lester Gimbel photo and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
74 F4F Wildcat photo. Donald Gordon photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
75 Corsair photo. Lester Eric Gray Jr. photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
76 P-40 Warhawk illustration, photo, and info. Illustration of three P-40s and other planes. Separate autograph of R. G. Gustafson, 23rd Fighter Group, 10th Air Force. 11" x 14" mat.
77 Plane photo autographed by R. G. Gustafson. Boeing P-26 photo autographed by R. G. Gustafson. 11" x 14" mat.
78 P-51 Mustang photo. Russell Hayworth photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
79 Photo of F4F, F6F, and Corsair. Harry E. Hill photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
80 Autographed photo of Black Sheep Squadron pilot James J. Hill in 11" x 14" mat. Back of mat has illustration of Corsair, illustration of Black Sheep Squadron logo, and short biographical info about James J. Hill. Second 11" x 14" mat with letter signed "Jim Hill" to Black Sheep Squadron fan.
81 Autographed photo of Tex Hill. 11" x 14" mat.
82 Illustration of North American P-51D Mustang by Joe Milich. Autographed photo of Art Johnson standing by his P-51B Mustang. 11" x 14" double mat.
83 Plane silhouette photo. Info about Bill King' Silver Star action, autographed by Bill King. 11" x 14" mat.
84 Autographed photo of Pete Knight with an early version of the X-15. On October 3, 1967, Knight set a world aircraft speed record for manned aircraft by piloting the X-15A-2 to 4,520 mph (Mach 6.72, nearly seven times the speed of sound). 11" x 14" mat.
85 Illustration of Lockheed P-38J Lightning by Joe Milich. John D. Landers photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" double mat.
86 Autographed photo of Flying Tigers pilot Bob Layher, standing by nose of by P-40. 11" x 14" mat.
87 Illustration of P-38, with Japanese plane going down in background. Richard J. Lee photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
88 P-47 Thunderbolt illustration. Charles W. Lenfest photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
89 Plane silhouette photo. Warren R. Lewis photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
90 Illustration of Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat by Joe Milich. Elvin Lindsay photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" double mat.
91 Illustration of Lockheed P-38J Lightning by Joe Milich. John S. Loisel photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
92 Photo of four F-84F thunderstreaks. James F. Low photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
93 Plane photo. David McCampbell biographical information. McCampbell is a Medal of Honor recipient, with 34 aerial victories. 11" x 14" mat. No signature.
94 Illustration of Spitfire downing a German plane. Carroll W. McColpin photo, autograph, and biographical information. Only known ace to engage and "fight to a draw" the top German ace. 11" x 14" mat.
95 Photo of front-view silhouette of a Corsair, autographed by Robert W. McClurg, VMF-214 "Black Sheep" Squadron, F4U Corsair Ace with 7 victories and 2 probables. Flew as wingman for Maj. "Pappy" Boyington. 11" x 14" mat.
96 Two P-38 photos, both autographed by Charles MacDonald. Colonel Charles Henry "Mac" MacDonald, USAF, (November 23, 1914 – March 3, 2002) was an American fighter ace. MacDonald commanded the 475th Fighter Group for 20 months in his P-38 Lightning, "Putt Putt Maru" with the unit number "100" and becoming the third ranking fighter ace in the Pacific during World War II. 11" x 14" mat.
97 F6F photo. Charles M. Mallory photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
98 P-51 Mustang photo. Kenneth R. Martin photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
99 Illustration of a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt by Joe Milich. Joseph Z. Matte photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" double mat.
100 Photo of F4F, F6F, and Corsair, autographed by Ted Murphy, VC-68. 11" x 14" mat.
101 Autographed photo of Ed Olander, pilot with VMF-214, the Black Sheep Squadron. 11" x 14" mat.
102 Photo of P-47 "Little Demon." Autographed photo of Gene O'Niell standing by his P-47C "Lil' Abner." 11" x 14" mat.
103 Autographed photo of Bud Peterson, sitting on the wing of his P-51D Mustang "Hurry Home Honey." Bud Peterson had 16.5 victories. 11" x 14" mat.
104 P-38 photo. John E. Purdy photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
105 Illustration of P-51 Mustang battling a German plane. "Randy" Reeves photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
106 Photo with two plane silhouettes. Daniel R. Rehm photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
107 Account of "The Marianas Turkey Shoot". Russ Reiserer photo and autograph. 11" x 14" mat.
108 Photo of three U.S. fighter jets. R. Steve Ritchie photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
109 Autographed photo of Joe Robbins in cockpit. Served in VF-3, VF-6 and VF-85. 11" x 14" mat.
110 Illustration of P-40s attacking Japanese airfield. Flying Tigers pilot Joe Rosbert photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
111 Photo of P-40 nose showing shark's teeth and eye. Photo is autographed by Flying Tigers pilot Joe Rosbert. 11" x 14" mat.
112 11" x 14" mat with illustration of P-40 and Brewster Buffalo, and handwritten, signed note from Dick Rossi, Flying Tigers pilot. Second 11" x 14" mat with Dick Rossi photo, autograph, and biographical information; and small illustration of a P-40.
113 F6F Hellcat photo. Herman J Rossi Sr. photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
114 Corsair illustration. John W. Ruhsam photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
115 P-51 photo. Autographed photo of Michael T. Russo. 11" x 14" mat.
116 Photo of P-40 Warhawk nose showing shark's teeth and eye. Photo is autographed by Flying Tigers pilot Erik Schilling. 11" x 14" mat.
117 Photo of seven men by or on P-40 Warhawk. Photo is autographed by Flying Tigers pilot Erik Schilling. 11" x 14" mat.
118 Autographed photo of Jim Swett. Medal of Honor recipient. Shot down eight enemy aircraft about to attack the American fleet in Guadalcanal. 11" x 14" mat.
119 Photo of several Zeros, autographed by Robert L. Scott Jr. Illustration of P-40 and smoking Zero, autographed by Robert L. Scott Jr. Photo of Robert L. Scott Jr. with short biographical info. Robert Lee Scott Jr. (12 April 1908 – 27 February 2006) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. Scott is best known for his autobiography God is My Co-Pilot about his exploits in World War II with the Flying Tigers and the United States Army Air Forces in China and Burma. The book was eventually made into a film of the same name. 11" x 14" mat.
120 P-40 Warhawk photo. Robert L. Scott Jr. photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
121 F6F in Marianas Turkey Shoot illustration. Carl E. Smith photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
122 Photo of seven men with P-40 Warhawk in background. Photo is autographed by Flying Tigers pilot R.T. Smith. 11" x 14" mat.
123 Autographed photo of Walter T. Stewart, Proud pilot of the B-24D "Utah Man" of the 93rd Bombardment Group. "Utah Man" was the sole survivor of the first wave of bombers that attacked the Ploesti oil refineries on August 1, 1943. 11" x 14" mat.
124 F4F photo. Eugene A. Trowbridge photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat. No signature.
125 P-38 photo. Richard E. Turner photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
126 F6F photo. Wendell V. Twelves photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
127 Corsair photo. Herbert J. Valentine photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
128 Autographed photo of Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk. On 6 August 1945 the crew of the "Enola Gay" dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk was the navigator on this historic mission. 11" x 14" mat.
129 Illustration of F6F, Zero, and Corsair. Alexander Vraciu photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
130 Autographed photo of Alexander Vraciu in 11" x 14" mat. Second 11" x 14" mat with photo and illustration of F6F. 11" x 14" mat.
131 Illustration of Corsair. Kenneth A. Walsh photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
132 Photo of P-38. Sidney S. Woods photo, autograph, and biographical information. 11" x 14" mat.
133 Autographed illustration of Jay Zeamer Jr. Biographical info about him. 11" x 14" mat.
134 Illustration of German plane attacking a Spitfire. Photo and autograph of German Luftwaffe fighter pilot Adolph Galland. 11" x 14" mat.
135 Autographed photo of Alfred Hauser (wife and daughter?), German Luftwaffe Stuka pilot, 1939-1945. Text of interview with him, autographed by him. 11" x 14" mat.
136 Collage autographed by German Luftwaffe fighter pilot Walter Krupinski, with photo of him and two Messerschmitt ME 262s. 11" x 14" mat.
137 11" x 14" mat with illustration of German plane attacking a Spitfire. Autographed photo of German Luftwaffe fighter pilot Horst Petzschler. Second 11" x 14" mat with illustration of a German fighter plane and biographical info about Horst Petzschler, with facsimile signatures of pilot and artist.
138 Collage with photo of German Luftwaffe fighter pilot Horst Petzschler, short biographical info about him, unit logo, and Bf 109G-6/AS "Schwarze 14" (Black 14) flown by him. 11" x 14" mat.
139 Photo of nose art "Yellow Rose." First day cover of 29-cent stamp issued on the 50th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1994: "P-51s escort B-17s on bombing raids, 1944." Postmarked on the USS Normandy, CG-60. Envelope autographed by Robert Bourgious, bombardier on crew #13 of Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders. 11" x 14" mat.
140 P-51 Mustang photo. Card with Benjamin O. Davis Sr USA 32-cent stamp. Card is autographed by his son, Benjamin O. Davis Jr, American United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen. 11" x 14" mat.
141 Illustration of Bell X-1A. First day cover of 40-cent stamp issued on May 17, 1991 featuring William T. Piper, Aviation pioneer. By the year 1945, Piper was the nation's largest manufacturer of small aircraft. Four stamps on envelope. Postmarked in Denver, Colorado. Envelope is autographed by test pilot "Pete" Everest (Frank Kendall "Pete" Everest Jr). 11" x 14" mat.
142 Illustration of a B-25 taking off from the USS Hornet. First day cover of 65-cent stamp issued on November 5, 1988 featuring General H.H. "Hap" Arnold, father of the modern U. S. Air force. Postmarked Gladwyne, Pennsylvania. Envelope is autographed by Tom Griffin, navigator for crew #9 of Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders, April 18, 1942. 11" x 14" mat.
143 Photo of "Sneak Attack" nose art. P40 Warhawk illustration and info. First day cover of 44-cent stamp issued on February 15, 1985 featuring Transpacific Airmail 1935. Postmarked San Francisco, California. Envelope is autographed by Flying Tigers pilots "Tex" Hill and Dick Rossi. 11" x 14" mat.
144 Photo of WWII plane. First day cover of 15-cent airmail stamp issued on November 20, 1959 featuring the Statue of Liberty and a silhouette of a plane. Postmarked New York, N. Y. Envelope is autographed "Hap Kennedy." He was a Canadian ace. 11" x 14" mat.
145 Illustration of Spitfire F Vlil JF502 QJ-F flown by Flt Lt 'Eddie' Edwards of No 92 Sqn, early 1944. First day cover of 6-cent airmail stamp issued on September 22, 1950 with airplane silhouette. Envelope has illustration of "World's largest bomber - Consolidated Vultee B 36." Postmarked Philadelphia, PA. Envelope is autographed "Red McColpin RAF Eagle Sqdns, USAF Ret M/G." 11" x 14" mat.
146 Photo of Curtiss P-40 Warhawk "Miss Josephine." First day cover of 7-cent airmail stamp issued on October 22, 1960 with airplane silhouette. Envelope has illustration of "World's largest bomber - Consolidated Vultee B 36." Postmarked Philadelphia, PA. Envelope is autographed "Bob Neale Sqd. Ldr. 1st Sqd. A.V.G." 11" x 14" mat.
147 11" x 8.5" glossy print with Robert W. McClurg photo, autograph, and biographical information. Unmounted black and white illustration by Ken Fox of two Lockheed P-38 Lightnings and two Zeros. Outer dimensions 24" x 18".  Worn around the edges, with some small pieces of tape.
148 Photo of B-25 "In the Mood". First day cover of 40-cent stamp issued on May 17, 1991 featuring William T. Piper, Aviation pioneer. By the year 1945, Piper was the nation's largest manufacturer of small aircraft. Postmarked in Denver, Colorado. Envelope is autographed "Jacob De Shazer Bombardier Plane #16 1942 Doolittle Tokyo Raid." 11" x 14" mat.
149 Photo of "Memphis Belle" nose art, autographed by "Memphis Belle" pilot Robert Morgan. 11" x 14" mat.
150 Photo (?) of nose art "Blonde Bombshell" autographed by seven WWII bomber veterans. 11" x 14" mat.
151 Photo of nose art "Yellow Rose," autographed by four veterans: Larry Bachmann, Harry Kath, Bill Richards, Dick Rostrum. 11" x 14" mat.
152 Photo of nose art of B-24D serial 41-11761 "The Squaw" of the 343rd Bomb Sq, 98th BG. Autographed by Pilot Royden L. Lebrecht, Co-pilot Clinton H. Killian, navigator Grover A. Zink. On the back of the photo is William D. Banks' account of the raid over the Ploesti oil fields. 11" x 14" mat.
153 Photo of nose art "Sneak Attack" autographed by Dick Rossi, Chuck Older, Jim Moorhead, and Jim Brooks. 11" x 14" mat.
154 Photo of nose art "Sneak Attack" autographed by Joe Orendorff and Art Zemske of the 100th Bombardment Group. 11" x 14" mat.
155 F6F Hellcat photo autographed by Ted Crosby, Bob Coats, Diz Laird, Charles Mallory, Norm Berree, and Ralph Rosen. 11" x 14" mat.
156 Illustration of a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and a Brewster F2A Buffalo autographed by Dick Rossi and R. W. McClurg. 11" x 14" mat.
157 Corsair photo autographed by VMF-214 Black Sheep Squadron members Jim Hill, Henry Bourgeois, and R. W. McClurg. 11" x 14" mat.
158 F4F Wildcat photo autographed by Jim Swett and R. Bruce Porter. 11" x 14" mat.
159 Group photo of Boyington's Black Sheep, Marine Fighting Squadron 214, November 1943 autographed by Jim Hill, Ed Harper, and Erik Schilling. 11" x 14" mat.
160 Illustration of three P-38 Lightning planes from the 475th Fighter Group (Satan's Angels) autographed by John S. Loisel and Charles MacDonald. Loisel's and MacDonald's planes are pictured. 11" x 14" mat.
161 Photo of a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt autographed by Ralph Wandrey, Clayton Kelly Gross, Dick Asbury, and Will Scheible. Big League Cards card featuring George P. Novotny, autographed by him. 11" x 14" mat.
162 Photo F4F, F6F, and Corsair autographed by John W Ruhsam, A. Roger Conant, Jim Swett, Bob C. Coats, Diz Laird, Norm Berree, A. Bruce Porter, and Charles M. Mallory. 11" x 14" mat.
163 Illustration of three "Flying Tigers" P-40 Warhawks flying after a group of Japanese planes. Autographed by Flying Tigers pilots Chuck Older, Dick Rossi, Jim Brooks, and Jim Moorehead. 11" x 14" mat.
164 F4F Wildcat photo signed by Jim Swett and Diz Laird. 11" x 14" mat.
165 Photo of a Corsair autographed by John Ruhsam, Roger Conant, Dan Cunningham, and Bob Coats. 11" x 14" mat.
166 Autographed photo of test pilot Bruce Peterson. Footage of his spectacular crash in 1967 was used at the beginning of the TV show "The Six Million Dollar Man." 11" x 14" mat.
167 Apollo 7 launch photo autographed by Walt Cunningham. Photo of Apollo 7 rendezvous with second stage (S-IVB) over Florida. Photo of Hurricane Gladys as seen from Apollo 7. 11" x 14" mat.
168 Autographed photo of the space shuttle STS-41G crew: Commander Robert L. Crippen, Pilot Jon A. McBride, Mission Specialists Kathryn D. Sullivan, Sally K. Ride, David C. Leestma and Payload Specialists Marc Garneau and Paul D. Scully-Power. This was the first flight to include two women, Ride and Sullivan. Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space. 11" x 14" mat.
169 Autographed photo of the space shuttle STS-87 crew: STS-87 Crew photo with Commander Kevin R. Kregel, Pilot Steven W. Lindsey, Mission Specialists Winston E. Scott, Kalpana Chawla, Takao Doi and Leonid K. Kadenyuk. STS-87, launched in 1997, was the 88th flight of the Space Shuttle, and the 24th flight of Columbia. Biographical info on back. 11" x 14" mat.
170 Photo of Clint Larson, Gus Grissom, and Harvey Lofquist, autographed by Gus Grissom, who was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts. 11" x 14" mat.
171 Certificate of Authenticity card autographed by C. E. "Bud" Anderson. Card has photo of him and some biographical info. Mat size is 10.5" x 8".
172 Plane photo autographed "C. E. 'Bud' Anderson, 357th Ftr. Gp., P-51 'Old Crow' 16 1/4." 10" x 8" mat.
173 Photo of two planes, autographed by two Women Air Force Service Pilots, Micky Axton and Betty Strohfus. 10" x 8" mat.
174 Illustration of Rex T. Barber's P-38 after shooting down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's plane, autographed by Rex T. Barber. 10" x 8" mat.
175 Boeing P-26 photo, autographed by Joe Rosbert, AVG 1st Sqdn. 10" x 8" mat.
176 Photo of two planes, autographed by Lowell K. Brueland, 354 FG, 355 FS. 14.5 victories. 10" x 8" mat.
177 Illustration of Spitfire F. MK VB by Joe Milich, autographed by Jerry Collinsworth, 31st Ftr. Gp., 307th Ftr. Sqdn. 10" x 8" double mat, mounted on Foam Core.
178 Photo of a biplane, Autographed by R. G. Gustafson, 23rd Fighter Gp, 10th A.F. 10" x 8" mat.
179 Photo of a Corsair, Autographed by Jim Hill, Black Sheep Squadron. 10" x 8" mat.
180 Illustration of two Corsairs and a Zero, Autographed by Jim Hill, Black Sheep Squadron. 10" x 8" mat.
181 Photo of a Corsair in a hangar, Autographed by R. W. McClurg, VMF214 Blacksheep. 10" x 8" mat.
182 Illustration of two German planes, Autographed by German Luftwaffe pilot Horst W. Petzschler. 10" x 8" mat.
183 Photo of a PBY-6A Catalina flying boat, Autographed by Joe Rosbert, Flight Leader, AVG - 1st Sqdn. 10" x 8" mat.
184 Illustration of a Curtiss P-40E Warhawk by Joe Milich, autographed by Dick Rossi, AVG Flying Tigers - Flt. Ldr., 1st Sqdn. 10" x 8" double mat, mounted on Foam Core.
185 Illustration of North American P-51D Mustang "Glamorous Glen III" by Joe Milich, autographed by Chuck Yeager. 10" x 8" double mat, mounted on Foam Core.
186 Illustration of Bell X-1A, Autographed by Chuck Yeager. 10" x 8" mat.
187 Illustration of Bell X-1 experimental rocket plane, Autographed by Chuck Yeager. Small photo of him, and info about him and the plane. Yeager was the first pilot to break the sound barrier, flying this rocket-plane. 11" x 14" mat.
188 Plane photo, autographed by C. E. "Bud" Anderson, 357th Ftr Gp - 8th AF - P-51 Old Crow 16 1/4. 11" x 14" mat.
189 Illustration of two Corsairs and a Zero, autographed by Tom Blackburn, skipper of VF-17, the Jolly Rogers. 11" x 14" mat.
190 Photo of a P-51 Mustang, autographed by Boots Blesse. 70 missions P-51, Korea; 35 in the F-80, Korea; 121 in the F86, Korea. 10 victories. 11" x 14" mat.
191 Illustration of a Spitfire, autographed by Lee W. Burgess, 401 Sqn. RCAF. 11" x 14" mat.
192 Photo of a P-38, autographed by Jerry D. Collinsworth, 31st Ftr. Group, 307th Ftr. Squadron. 11" x 14" mat.
193 Photo of a USAF jet, autographed by Scott Crossfield, the first person to fly at twice the speed of sound. 11" x 14" mat.
194 Photo of three fighter planes, autographed by Ken Dahlberg, 354th F. G. Back of mat has photo of him and story about his induction into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame. 14.5 victories. Founded Dahlberg Electronics, maker of Miracle Ear Hearing Aids. 11" x 14" mat.
195 Illustration of four fighter planes, autographed by Urban L. Drew. 11" x 14" mat.
196 Photo of a F8F-2 Bearcat. Card with 5-hole ace of clubs and drawing of a plane, autographed by Gabby Gabreski. 11" x 14" mat.
197 Autographed photo of Black Sheep Squadron member, Jim Hill. Illustration of four Corsairs, autographed by Jim Hill. 11" x 14" mat.
198 Photo of Consolidated B-24 Liberator "Diamond Lil," autographed by Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber. 11" x 14" mat.
199 Photo of a P-40 Warhawk, autographed by Bob Layher, Pilot - 2nd Sqd A.V.G. Flying Tigers 11" x 14" mat.
200 Photo of a P-38 Lightning. Letter signed by John S. Loisel about the American Fighter Aces Association. 11" x 14" mat.
201 Photo of a P-38 Lightning, autographed by John S. Loisel, 475th Ftr Gp. WWII. 11" x 14" mat.
202 Photo of a P-38 Lightning, autographed by "Wes" G. Marquette Jr, 475 Sq, 433 grp. 11" x 14" mat.
203 Illustration of titled "World War II Bombers - B-17 'Flying Forts' strike at Schweinfurt," autographed by John Cary "Red" Morgan, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during a 1943 bombing run over Germany, which also inspired the character of 2nd Lieutenant Jesse Bishop in the novel and film Twelve O'Clock High. 11" x 14" mat.
204 Photo of P-51 Mustang, autographed by Carrol W. Ofsthun, 357th Fighter Group. 11" x 14" mat.
205 Photo of B-17 "Sentimental Journey," autographed by Joe J. Orendorff, 100th Bomb Group, lead bombardier. 11" x 14" mat.
206 Photo of B-17 "Sentimental Journey," and one other plane, autographed by Joe J. Orendorff and Art Zemske. 11" x 14" mat.
207 Illustration of a Corsair approaching an aircraft carrier. Autographed photo of Jim Percy, standing by the prop of his F4U Corsair of VMF-112, the Wolfpack". 6 victories.  11" x 14" mat.
208 Illustration of P-51 "Kitten." Autographed photo of Paul S. Riley. 11" x 14" mat.
209 Photo of a P-47 Thunderbolt. Autographed photo of Edward F. Roddy. 11" x 14" mat.
210 Photo of two P-51 Mustangs. Autographed photo of Henry Rudolph. 11" x 14" mat.
211 Illustration of three P-40s and other planes, autographed by Robert L. Scott Jr. Photo collage, autographed by Robert L. Scott Jr. 11" x 14" mat.
212 Photo of four Corsairs, autographed by VMF-214 Black Sheep Squadron members Henry Bourgeois, R. W. McClurg, and Jim Hill. 11" x 14" mat.
213 Photo of a P-38 autographed by Rex T. Barber and Doug Canning 11" x 14" mat.
214 Illustration of P-38 on the mission to intercept Yamamoto. Autographed by Doug Canning and Rex T. Barber. 11" x 14" mat.
215 Photo of a North American P-51D Mustang, autographed by Urban L. Drew and Doug Canning. 11" x 14" mat.
216 Drawing of Voyager, the plane flown around the world without stopping to refuel. Autographed by Voyager pilots Jeana Yeager and Dick Rutan. "Dreams" quote by Gerry Spiess. Info sheet about the flight. 11" x 14" mat.
217 Autographed photo of Voyager pilot Jeana Yeager. With pilot Dick Rutan, flew around the world without refueling. 11" x 14" mat.
218 Illustration of black-and-white illustration of Bob Barkey. Also shown: his P-47 "Thunderbolt Lad," WWII 325th Fighter Group logo, Distinguished Flying Cross, 319th Fighter Squadron logo. Autographed by Bob Barkey and artist Lonnie Ortega. 10.75" x 13.75" 11" x 14" mat.
219 Autographed photo of Urban Drew (in cockpit). 11" x 14" mat.
220 Autographed photo of Joe Forster. Shot down nine Japanese aircraft in the Pacific Theater during WW II, flying with the 475th Fighter Group "Satan's Angels." 11" x 14" mat.
221 Autographed WWII portrait of Joe Foss, Medal of Honor winner, former Governor of South Dakota. Photo of Corsair and more recent photo of Joe Foss. Biographical info about him. 11" x 14" mat.
222 Photo of B-17 "Sentimental Journey" and other bomber, autographed by Robert Lugan, pilot of B-29 "Dauntless Dotty." 11" x 14" mat.
223 Photo of Curtiss P-40 Warhawk "Miss Josephine," autographed by Flying Tiger pilots Dick Rossi and Erik Schilling. 11" x 14" mat.
224 Illustration of "Battle Over Burma" painting by T. Weddel. Autographed by Flying Tigers pilots "Tex" Hill and R. T. Smith, whose planes are shown. 13 7/8" x 10" 7/8".
225 C. E. "Bud" Anderson signed letter. P-51 Mustang illustration. In plastic sheet protector.
226 P-51 Mustang photo. C. E. "Bud" Anderson autograph.  In plastic sheet protector.
227 Robert W. Aschenbrenner photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
228 Illustration of Corsair and aircraft carrier. Autograph of George C. Axtell. In plastic sheet protector.
229 Norman Berree photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
230 Jim Billo photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
231 Plane illustration. Boots Blesse autograph. In plastic sheet protector.
232 Plane photo. Autographed photo of WWII ace Gene Bowers. In plastic sheet protector.
233 Corsair photo. Autographed photo of WWII ace Gene Bowers. In plastic sheet protector.
234 Photo and specs of Martin B-26 Marauder autographed by Richard Brown. In plastic sheet protector.
235 Photo of nose art of B-25J "Executive Sweet." Autographed photo of Clayton J. Campbell, navigator of "The Lucky Thirteenth." Bomber photo. In plastic sheet protector.
236 Photo of two bombers. Photo (?) of "Blonde Bomber" nose art. Autograph of H. A. Commisky. In plastic sheet protector.
237 Gordon B. Compton photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
238 Richard L. Cormier photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
239 Photo of nose art of B-24J "The Dragon and His Tail" autographed by B-24 flight engineer Thom L. Jordan (?), B-24 pilot Hank Bodine (?), and B-24 pilot Al Dexter. In plastic sheet protector.
240 Photo of B-24J "The Dragon and His Tail" autographed by B-24 pilot Al Dexter. In plastic sheet protector.
241 Jefferson D. Dorroh photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
242 Urban L. Drew photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
243 Francis M. Fleming photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
244 Joe Forster photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
245 William J. Cullerton photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
246 Photo of F4F Wildcat, F6F Hellcat, F4U Corsair. Group photo autographed by George Gay, who sank the Japanese aircraft carrier in the Battle of Midway. Only survivor of first 30 planes that went in against the Japanese.  In plastic sheet protector.
247 Willis E. Hardy photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
248 CDR Don (last name?), autograph. VPB-18. In plastic sheet protector.
249 Carlos K. Hildebrandt photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
250 Donald E. Hillman photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
251 Autographed photo of Medal of Honor recipient Joe M. Jackson. In plastic sheet protector.
252 James K. Johnson photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
253 Kenneth A. Jernstedt photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
254 Autographed photo of Clayton Kelly Gross by his P-51 "Live Bait." In plastic sheet protector.
255 C. M. Kunz photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
256 Photo of silhouetted P-38. John Loisel autograph on handwritten note from 1999. In plastic sheet protector.
257 John H. Lowell photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
258 Robert W. McClurg photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
259 Al Mencin photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
260 Zero photo. Drawing of ace of clubs with five holes in it, autographed by Masajiro "Mike" Kawato, Japanese pilot who shot down Pappy Boyington. In plastic sheet protector.
261 Photo of P-38. Autographed photo of William R. Lawley, B-17 Flying Fortress bomber pilot and Medal of Honor recipient. In plastic sheet protector.
262 "Christmas over Rangoon Series II" illustration of P-40s battling Japanese planes. Autographed photo of Flying Tigers pilot Joe Poshefko. In plastic sheet protector.
263 Photo of P-40 nose showing shark's teeth and eye. Autographed photo of Flying Tigers pilot Joe Poshefko. In plastic sheet protector.
264 Photo and autograph of William Reid, with story about him from the London Gazette. British Lancaster pilot received Victoria Cross. In plastic sheet protector.
265 Harrell H. Scales photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
266 Christmas over Rangoon Series II illustration of P-40s battling Japanese planes. Autographed photo of Flying Tigers pilot Bob Scott. Silhouetted airplane photo. In plastic sheet protector.
267 Ryan PT-20 photo and illustration. Separate autograph of Flying Tigers pilot Robert L. Scott Jr. Letter from Bob Scott. In plastic sheet protector.
268 Christmas over Rangoon Series II illustration of P-40s battling Japanese planes. Autographed photo of Flying Tigers pilot Bob Scott. In plastic sheet protector.
269 William H. Wescott photo, autograph, and biographical information. In plastic sheet protector.
270 Illustration of Chuck Yeager downing his first jet. Chuck Yeager autograph on 5-hole ace of clubs illustration. In plastic sheet protector.
271 Illustration of a P-38 Lightning. Autographed photo of Jay Zeamer Jr. In plastic sheet protector.
272 Illustration of plane attacking ship. Autograph illegible. In plastic sheet protector.
273 Photo from calendar of P-47D, autographed by (illegible). In plastic sheet protector.
274 B-17 illustration, autographed by Ken Covington, 34 BG, 18 Sq, 8 AF. He was a bombardier on B-17s and B-24s. In plastic sheet protector.
275 B-17 photo autographed by Dwight Olson, Don Zupan, AND Dave Dahlberg. In plastic sheet protector.
276 First day cover of 40-cent stamp issued on September 6, 1990 honoring Claire Chenault, commanding officer of the American Volunteer Group, the Flying Tigers. Envelope has illustration of a P-40 and unit logos. Envelope is autographed by Flying Tigers pilots Dick Rossi and Erik Schilling. Copy of J. R. Rossi's "Blood Chits" to be used by downed American pilots to seek help from Chinese citizens. In plastic sheet protector.
277 Envelope with photo labeled "Last air mail pick-up in flight by Adams System - A century of progress to airport. Autographed by system inventor Lytle S. Adams and pilot of flight in photo Eddie Gerber. 6-cent stamp postmarked in Chicago on October 31, 1934. Additional printed info. In plastic sheet protector.
278 Autograph of Mathias Rust, who landed small plane in Moscow's Red Square in 1987. Autograph is on a first day cover of 13-cent "USAirmail" stamp, postmarked New York, N.Y. November 16, 1973. Envelope commemorates 70th anniversary of the Wright brothers first airplane flight. In plastic sheet protector.
279 Autograph of Lester F. Bishop, U.S. Air Mail Pilot, Transport License #715, Dec. 26, 1918 to July 1st 1927. Autograph is on a first day cover of 10-cent air mail stamp, postmarked Washington D. C. August 30, 1947. In plastic sheet protector.
280 Rex Barber autograph. Shot down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's plane. In plastic sheet protector.
281 Photo of German planes. First day cover of 1962 8-cent stamp Postmarked in Washington D.C. Envelope autographed by German aviation pioneer Elly Beinhorn. In plastic sheet protector.
282 P-47 Thunderbolt photo and info. First day cover of 1975 10-cent stamp postmarked in Philadelphia, PA. Envelope commemorates the bicentennial of America's Postal Service. Envelope autographed by WWII ace Mort Magoffin. In plastic sheet protector.
283 Chuck Yeager autograph. Broke sound barrier. In plastic sheet protector.
284 Autograph of Flying Tigers pilot Robert L. Scott Jr.  In plastic sheet protector.
285 Autograph of Flying Tigers pilot Robert L. Scott Jr.  In plastic sheet protector.
286 Photo of B-24J "The Dragon and His Tail" in flight. Photo of nose art of B-24J "The Dragon and His Tail." In plastic sheet protector.
287 Illustration of biplane battle by Roy Grinnell titled "Last Victory." Separate autograph "Good wishes (illegible)" In plastic sheet protector.
288 Photo of two P-51 Mustangs, autographed by Roger "Doc" Christgau, owner and pilot of P-51 Sierra Sue II. 11" x 14" mat.
289 Autographed photo of A. Bruce Porter. 11" x 14" mat.
290 Ad for John D. Shaw illustration of P-51 Mustangs escorting a B-24 bomber. Autographed by Tuskegee Airman Joseph Gomer. 11" x 14" mat.
291 Illustration of a P-47 Thunderbolt. Morton D. Magoffin photo, autograph, and biographical information. Signature differs from signature of same pilot in lot 292. 11" x 14" mat.
292 Illustration of a P-47 Thunderbolt. Morton D. Magoffin photo, autograph, and biographical information.  Signature differs from signature of same pilot in lot 291. 11" x 14" mat.
293 Color photo of a P-40 Warhawk. Black and white photo collage with two P-40s, one with pilot standing on wing (Bob Neale?). Collage is autographed by Bob Neale, who had 15.55 kills with the Flying Tigers and was the top American ace at the time the group was disbanded. 11" x 14" mat.
294 Photo of VMF-214 members, "The Blacksheep Squadron," autographed by squadron member Ed Harper. 11" x 14" mat.
295 Double matted illustration of a Grumman F4F Wildcat by Joe Milich. Autographed photo of Jeff DeBlanc, Medal of Honor recipient, "Ace in a day." 11" x 14" mat. 11" x 14" mat.
296 Illustration titled "World War II Navy Wings - F6F 'Hellcat' fighter defeats Jap 'Zero.'" Autographed by Commander Dave (?) Rehm(?) 11" x 14" mat.
297 Photo of a P-47 Thunderbolt. Autographed photo of Mike Quick (?) 11" x 14" mat.
298 Plane illustration. Illustration of Spitfire F Vlil JF502 QJ-F flown by Flt Lt 'Eddie' Edwards of No 92 Sqn, early 1944.  Separate autograph, illegible. 11" x 14" mat.
299 Photo of President Dwight Eisenhower. Thank-you note from him. Don't know if this is real signature or not. 11" x 14" mat.
300 P-38 photo signed by Rex Barber. 11" x 14" mat.
301 Photo of the cruiser USS Indianapolis, autographed by crew members Lyle M Pasket, S2; Erwin F. Hensch, Lt.; and Eugene W. Jensen, S2/C. Two-page story about the ship (Only 1st page photographed). After delivering parts for the first atomic bomb, this ship was torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese navy. Of a crew of 1,196, only 317 survived. 11" x 14" mat.
302 Laminated illustration of the USS Ward, autographed by crew members Donald Pepin and Orville Ethier. Photo and info about the ship on the back. On the morning of 7 December 1941, Ward was conducting a precautionary patrol off the entrance to Pearl Harbor when she encountered, attacked and sank a Japanese Ko-hyoteki-class midget submarine, thus firing the first American shots of World War II a few hours before Japanese carrier aircraft formally opened the conflict with their attack on the Pacific Fleet inside the harbor.
303 Four 14" x 11" black and white US Naval photos. See photos for descriptions.
304 Five 14" x 11" black and white U.S. Naval photos. See photos for descriptions.
305 12 issues of American Fighter Aces and Friends Bulletin. Dates range from winter 1998 to winter 2003.
306 Seven issues of 8th AF News. Dates range from March 2001 to December 2002.
307 12 issues of Warbirds magazine. Dates range from October 1997 to December 1999.
308 11 issues of Warbirds magazine. Dates range from March/April 2001 to March/April 2003.
309 19 issues of Air Classics Magazine. Dates range from July 2001 to May 2003.
310 "Fighters 1914-1939" book. "P-51-Mustang Nose Art Gallery" book, autogaphed by Ken Dahlberg, 354th F. G. He had 14.5 aerial victories. Popular Mechanics January 2003. Program from Air Expo 2003 at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Two catalogs of historic aviation items.

 

 
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