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Image for Air Trails Pictorial Magazine November 1944

Air Trails Pictorial Magazine November 1944

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Street and Smith Publications: 1944

Seller ID: 0162

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful oversized aviation magazine in excellent condition. Other than a small bit of wear to spine at middle section which does not compromise the integrity of the binding, and a few tiny edge creases at back, this one is really nice. Great vintage ads and lots of articles. Includes an article by Willie Ley entitled From Storch to ME 163. Other topics include tandem wings, camoflage models (miniatures), a mobile control tower, Northrop P-61 "Black Widow" and the Knig... View more info

Image for 1972 Cadillac Owner's Manual in Original Plastic Case (With Emissions Booklet)

1972 Cadillac Owner's Manual in Original Plastic Case (With Emissions Booklet)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Detroit. Michigan, Cadillac Motors: 1972

Seller ID: 0258

Condition: Good


If you're restoring an old car there's nothing like the original manual to tuck into the glove compartment. Here we have not only the manual, but also the accompanying booklet about the car's emission control systems and their required maintenance and warranty information. Both measure 5" tall by 8" long and fit into their original blue plastic holder. The owner's manual shows some rubbing to blue cover and a small stain to side of text block which can be seen on the ver... View more info

Image for The Amazing Mazda; The Amazing Mazda RX-2 The Amazing Mazda RX-3

The Amazing Mazda; The Amazing Mazda RX-2 The Amazing Mazda RX-3

By: N/A

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Mazda: 1992

Seller ID: 0288

Condition: Very good


Love the graphics on these three beautiful Mazda car brochures from 1992. Wish I had the matching one about the trucks, but never ran across it. So we have a trifecta here, all measuring 9"x11-1/4". The white one has fourteen pages, and the others ten and six with all having info on the back cover which is equivalent to an extra page each. The two silver ones are very similar as you no doubt guessed, but different enough if you were looking for one or the other. Nice set... View more info

Image for Bethlehem Mine Track Equipment 1935 (Booklet 71)

Bethlehem Mine Track Equipment 1935 (Booklet 71)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Bethlehem Steel Company: 1935

Seller ID: 0340

Condition: Good-plus


Nice red, black, and silver graphic design on front cover. Spiral bound catalog designed to lie flat. Measures 6-1/2"x9" and features 135 pages of products, all of which are illustrated and described. Designed for coal and ore mines, quarries, and industrial applications. Only faults are toning to blank pages at front and back and some flat creasing to heavy card covers. Contents also include technical drawings of track and pages of technical charts and data, as well ... View more info

Image for Owner's Manual Aero Willys Passenger Cars Models 675 and 685 (1953)

Owner's Manual Aero Willys Passenger Cars Models 675 and 685 (1953)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toledo Ohio, Willys Motors Inc. Willys Overland Export Corporation: 1953

Seller ID: 0476

Condition: Fine


Bright, clean owner's manual for Aero Willys cars which proved to be very short-lived in their second incarnation. The company began manufacturing passenger cars again in 1952, but the last one came off the line just three years later. This manual covers two vehicles -- the Aero-Eagle and the Aero-Ace, Models 675 and 685. Booklet measures 5-1/2"x 9" and has 57 illustrated pages. View more info

Image for Porsche Boxster 1997 4 Booklets, 1 Card and 3 Auto Magazine Test Drives

Porsche Boxster 1997 4 Booklets, 1 Card and 3 Auto Magazine Test Drives

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porsche Cars North America Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 0487

Condition: Very Fine


This is an amazing offering, all purchased from the same collector, If you love cars, and especially the Porsche Boxster, this is a piece of automotive heaven. Everything is quality printed and illustrated in color. What we have here is the main booklet which measures 6"x9" and has 84 color illustrated pages. The second largest booklet in terms of page numbers (56 pages) shows the cars to their maximum. The other two measure about the same, but are smaller in content. Th... View more info

Image for United States Gulf Coast Florida Nautical Chart From Estero Bay to Lemon Bay Including Charlotte Harbor (11426)

United States Gulf Coast Florida Nautical Chart From Estero Bay to Lemon Bay Including Charlotte Harbor (11426)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Commerce: September 4, 1982

Edition: 25th edition

Seller ID: 0505

Condition: Very good


Enormous navigational chart which measures 36"x48" yet folds up to a neat 9"x12". It's very clean and crisp with just a little browning to a couple edges on reverse side. There is also a wrinkle at a panel which looks like it may have ocurred during printing. Soundings recorded in feet. Very nice overall. View more info

Image for Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Deputy Chief of Naval Operations: 1987

Edition: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation

Seller ID: 0537

Condition: Near fine


Very nicely kept commemorative filled with historic black and white photographs and printed on quality coated paper. Measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 80 pages. Covers the early period, the Navy's first airship, the B-class, early training, WWI, the C-class, the demise of the kite balloon, the switch to helium, the Rigid Airship Program, WWII airships and their operations, post-WWII development and operations, airships in the postwar period, lighter-than-air(LTA) records ... View more info

Image for Owner Manual Your 1951   Oldsmobile(Related ephemera Laid-in)

Owner Manual Your 1951 Oldsmobile(Related ephemera Laid-in)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan, Oldmosbile Division, General Motors: 1951

Seller ID: 0584

Condition: Good


There's some spotting to first two pages and and back cover shows a couple of the same as well as some residual soil. Normally I wouldn't have bought it, but the manual is tightly bound and quite good inside. But the best part is that it comes with extra goodies. Laid-in in a large folded two-sided sheet which tells you how to operate your Hydra-matic Drive, a pink paper titled Order Subject to Present and Future Government Regulations, AND the original bill of sale for... View more info

Image for The Victoria and The Triton (Sea Voyages, Color Fold-out Map) 1962

The Victoria and The Triton (Sea Voyages, Color Fold-out Map) 1962

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Burndy Library: 1962

Seller ID: 0615

Condition: Very Good


What a handsome booklet this is! It's oversized at 8-1/4"x10-3/4" and has 58 pages. Beautiful drawings and a lengthy text explore marine technology through two seafaring journeys four and a third centuries apart. The material is divided into two parts -- part one covers the Victoria and part two The Triton. The entire booklet is nice, but the showpiece is the color fold-out map at the center of the booklet(see second photo). It's clean and tightly bound with no names or ... View more info

Image for Points of Interest Along the Santa Fe 1954

Points of Interest Along the Santa Fe 1954

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1954

Seller ID: 0624

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean oversized travel brochure, the covers of which show a continuous colorful picture of the pleasures of the southwest. The brochure measures 8"x9" and has 44 pages filled with history and info on the railway system and how to use it to see the sights in New Mexico and surrounding states. Brochure is printed on coated paper and is illustrated throughout with the black and white photographs. Very clean with just a discolored square at top front corner caused ... View more info

Image for Enjoy Your New Pontiac 1947

Enjoy Your New Pontiac 1947

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pontiac, Michigan, Pontiac Motor Division: 1947

Seller ID: 0637

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean buyer's service guide published for new car owners. It measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 57 pages illustrated with drawings. Covers everything, including starting the engine! View more info

Image for Mercedes Volume XVIII Special Issue One Hundredth Anniversary of Mercedes-Benz (Includes Original Letter)

Mercedes Volume XVIII Special Issue One Hundredth Anniversary of Mercedes-Benz (Includes Original Letter)

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Montville, New Jersey, Mercedes-Benz: 1986

Seller ID: 0683


Very nice, clean magazine with just a tiny bit of foxing to the outer fold of the front cover and some light browning to edges of inside back cover.Overall it's a beauty and retains the letter that came with it. The magazine measures 9X11" and is brilliantly illsutrated with color photographs. A handsome keepsake for Mercwdes 100th birthday. 34 pages. View more info

Image for Holland-Amsterdam Line Farewell Dinner Menu (S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam Sunday, May 31, 1970)

Holland-Amsterdam Line Farewell Dinner Menu (S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam Sunday, May 31, 1970)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holland-American Line: 1970

Seller ID: 0698

Condition: Near fine


Beautiful graphic -- spare, simple and sensational, the perfect round-off menu for a lovely cruise. The menu is made of cardstock and measures 8-1/4"x12" with no signifiant defect. Clean and bright. The captain for this cruise in May, 1970 was Captain S. van Herk and the executive chef was M. Lamm. The suggested wine was Chateau Vieux Certan 1964 to accompany the prime rib of beef. Other entrees includes poached medallions of salmon with wine sauce and grapes Veronique,... View more info

Image for Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences Nov. & Dec. 1950 (Two Issues)

Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences Nov. & Dec. 1950 (Two Issues)

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Easton, PA, Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences Inc.: 1950

Edition: Volume 7, Nos. 11 & 12

Seller ID: 0827

Condition: Very good


Two crisp, clean issues of a technical aviation magazine. Former owner's last name is written at the top of the outer front corner of two, and one has a couple light stains to bottom front cover -- otherwise without fault. The magazines measure 8-1/2"x11". Both have technical charts and drawings, but one also shows black and white photographs (see second picture). Among the articles are these: The Longitudinal Stability of Elastic Swept Wings at Supersonic Speed; A Study... View more info

Image for R.M.L. Berengaria Postcard Cunard White Star Line (circa 1935)

R.M.L. Berengaria Postcard Cunard White Star Line (circa 1935)

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Unknown: 1935

Seller ID: 0838

Condition: Very good


A very handsome color view of Cunard White Star Line's steamer the R.L.M. Berengaria. This passenger liner was originally built for the Hamburg American Lines in 1912 and christened the S.S. Imperator. During WWI it saw a small bit of service as the U.S.S. Imperator where it was put to work transporting troops home from the European theatre. After the war it was given to Cunard as part of war reparations and from then on operated as the flagship Berengaria for the fina... View more info

Image for The Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railway Company: Northern Ohio Railway Book of Rules 1926

The Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railway Company: Northern Ohio Railway Book of Rules 1926

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railway Company: 1926

Seller ID: 0994

Condition: Fine


Absolutely pristine inside and out -- really nice addition to a collection. The book has virtually no wear either inside or out and measures 4"x6". Inside the cover on the front pastedown is a statement that it belongs to the company, and is only loaned to the employee. Failure to return it resulted in a $1 fee subtracted from the employee's wages. The book is numbered 890, but was never issued to anyone. It's illustrated with a few small drawings used to augment the rul... View more info

Image for "The Incline Smile" Mt. Manitou Scenic Incline Car Color Postcard (Colorado)

"The Incline Smile" Mt. Manitou Scenic Incline Car Color Postcard (Colorado)

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1910

Seller ID: 1029

Condition: Good


Love this one! A full color view of an early tourist ride in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The "incline car", as they called it, was built in 1907 to support the construction of a hydroelectric plant and its waterline. When that was done a Dr. Brumbach bought it as a tourist attraction. It was a steep 16 minute ride through the glories of the Colorado mountains. Sadly, it had to be abandoned after a rock slide in 1990. The card is clean and nice, but does show tiny spote of... View more info

Image for Large Color Plastichrome Postcard of Goodyear Air Dock and Glossy Real Photo of the Goodyear Blimp

Large Color Plastichrome Postcard of Goodyear Air Dock and Glossy Real Photo of the Goodyear Blimp

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cleveland and Boston, Poscard Wilbur Evan oif Cleveland via Colorpicture Publishers of Boston: Unknown Dates

Seller ID: 1071

Condition: Near fine


Here's a pair of Goodyear blimp items from Akron, Ohio, neither of which is dated. The postcard has a divided back, has not been used, and measures an oversized 5-1/2"x9". It's also a Plastichrome which is desirable to some collectors. It pictures the Goodyear air dock, the world's largest buildign with no interior supports. The photograph is an 8"x10" real photo of the blimp itself stamped with a number on the back. Together they're pretty nice! View more info

Image for B&O Railroad Miniature Metal Sign and Three B&O Color Postcards

B&O Railroad Miniature Metal Sign and Three B&O Color Postcards

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Earlton, New York; Washington, Audio-Visual Designs & Washington Chapter NRHS: 1967

Seller ID: 1106

Condition: All In fine Condition


This is a unique offering -- a small 3" diameter metal sign for the B&O Railroad, offered in the 1950's as a premium for Post cereals. The collector who owned it paired it with three color postcards, one of which is dated 1967. None have been used or written on and all are in excellent condition. The dated one was published by Washington Chapter NRHS and shows a President Class 4-6-2 pulling the B&O's Ambassador past Ivy City as it leaves Union Station Washington, D.C. D... View more info