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Image for [fabric Concert Banner], [train], [steel], [limbeck}

[fabric Concert Banner], [train], [steel], [limbeck}

By: (Ephemera) , [Music], [Popular Music]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tempe, AZ, NA: 2005

Seller ID: A34833

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; Ephemera: This is a small Banner / concert poster for the Indie Rock / Punk Rock Group The Format. This item is in Near Fine condition. This is a concert banner (17" x 11.5") consisting of paint on canvas -- likely silk screened -- for two 2005 dates (May 8 & 9) in Tempe, AZ. The Format appears to be the headline group, but also includes the groups Steel, Train, Tickertape Parade, Limbeck, and, Let Go. This rather unique item is not signed by an artist and could possibly be the work of an aspiring college student. The banner is clean and fresh, with no dirt or fing... View more info

Image for Two Carte De Visites From Nagasaki, Japan C1880's-1890's View of the "Temple of the Devils" and the "Bund of Ohuda"

Two Carte De Visites From Nagasaki, Japan C1880's-1890's View of the "Temple of the Devils" and the "Bund of Ohuda"

By: (Ephemera) [Carte De Visite] [Japan] [Photographs]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Nagasaki, Japan, No Publisher Listed.: 1880

Seller ID: A37876

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Two Carte de Visites from Nagasaki, Japan c1880-1890's. The first view is of the Bund of Oura - the waterfront where westerners were allowed, with Sampans in the water. The Second view is "Oni no Jere" The Temple of Devils on a hillside. Both cards are in Very Good+ condition, with some beginning tidemarking / foxing to the edges. "A series of encounters between the West and Japan in the 1850s ended Japan's isolationist trade policies. In particular, the treaty with Russia, signed on February 7, 1855 established Nagasaki as an open port and, further, granted extr... View more info

Image for First Day Issue Stamp And Letter From The 1939 World's Fair - The Trylon And The Perisphere

First Day Issue Stamp And Letter From The 1939 World's Fair - The Trylon And The Perisphere

By: (Ephemera) [First Day Issue Stamp / Letter]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, United States Postal Service: 1939

Seller ID: A33845

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a First Day Issue envelope for the 1939 New York World's Fair. The envelope is in Good+ condition. The envelope has toning and foxing to the left side, by the embossing. This cover includes a picture of the Trylon and the Perisphere, and includes a small rectangular photograph of the Trylon in the center of the embossing. There is a three cent stamp (unfortunately torn) on the opposite side. "The Trylon and Perisphere were two monumental modernistic structures designed by architects Wallace Harrison and J. Andre Fouilhoux that were together known as the Theme Cen... View more info

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The San Francisco Seals 1947 Line-up Booklet

By: (Ephemera) [Pacific Coast Baseball] [San Francisco Seals]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Seals Baseball: 1947

Seller ID: A35967

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. The front inside cover includes signatures from local Pacific Coast Baseball players, including Gus Suhr, Jerry Coleman, Bill Prentice, Bob Day, Charlie Silvera, Jack MacDonald, and others. This is a small format booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. " The San Francisco Seals were a minor league baseball team in San Francisco, California, that played in the Paci... View more info

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The San Francisco Seals 1947 Line-up Booklet

By: (Ephemera) [Pacific Coast Baseball] [San Francisco Seals]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Seals Baseball: 1947

Seller ID: A35966

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This booklet has been signed by all the team members on their page. This is a small format booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Each player's page includes his signature, including the coaches and the trainer. The first page is for the manager Francis Joseph O'Doul -- better known as Lefty O'Doul." The San Francisco Seals were a minor league baseball team in Sa... View more info

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World War II Army Letter Describing The Battle Of The Philippine Sea

By: (Ephemera) [World War Ii] [Pacific Theatre]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philippines, Self Published: 1944

Seller ID: A36234

Condition: Very Good


Six page letter dated 11-19-44: Philippines (six leaves, handwritten on the rectos only). The pages are noticeably toned and there are several edge nicks and tears. The letter is written on official United States Army letterhead. There are official censor punches to the top left corner of each page. The author was a combatant in the Battle of the Philippine Sea -- more colloquially known as The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot. The author gives a very light hearted, but considerably detailed (especially considering it had to pass the censors) description of his part of the battle, along with an ove... View more info

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Two Original Postcards From World War I Germany Featuring Balloons

By: (Ephemera) [World War I] [World War I Balloons] [Balloon Patrols][Ballonhalle Von Innen]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Germany, No Publisher Listed.: 0

Seller ID: A38389

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Two World War I postcards (5.5" x 3.5") in Very Good- condition. Both postcards are not filled in (with the exception of four words inked on one of the postcards). The cards are labeled: Fesselballon vor dem Aufstieg, and, Ballonhalle von Innen. One postcard has a one and a half cent stamp. "World War I was the high point for the military use of observation balloons, which were extensively deployed by both sides. The British, despite their experience in late 1800s Africa, were behind developments and were still using spherical balloons. These were quickly replace... View more info

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Hammerhead Lodge Menu

By: Adak, Alaska (U. S. Navy) (Ephemera)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Adak, AK, Hammer Head Lodge: 0

Seller ID: A37467

Condition: Very Good+


This is a cardcover folder / menu with a decorated and stamped front cover. The interior contains two typed pages of menu items with prices under plastic holders. This menu is from circa 1955 at the Hammerhead Lodge which was the Naval Officer's mess on Adak Island, Alaska. "On 1 July 1950, the Air Force transferred Davis AFB to the United States Navy who established an anti-submarine warfare base there. Adak was most recently run by the U. S. Navy as a deployment base for P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, primarily to conduct antisubmarine warfare operations against submarines and surve... View more info

Image for An Archive Of Ephemera From Science Fiction Conventions - Over A Nearly Forty-year Period. William Denholm (iii) Was A Committed And Well-known Attendee At West Coast Conventions. Included In This Archive Are Con Name Tags, Advertising Fliers And Magazine

An Archive Of Ephemera From Science Fiction Conventions - Over A Nearly Forty-year Period. William Denholm (iii) Was A Committed And Well-known Attendee At West Coast Conventions. Included In This Archive Are Con Name Tags, Advertising Fliers And Magazine

By: Archive Of Science Fiction Convention Ephemera

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: A38388

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


An archive of ephemera from Science Fiction conventions - over a nearly forty-year period. William Denholm (III) was a committed and well-known attendee at west coast conventions. Included in this archive are Con name tags, advertising fliers and magazine subscription offers. This archive includes: 1.) Pacificom II (22nd World Science Fiction Convention - Sept. 4-7, Oakland, CA 1964) 2.) 23rd World Science Fiction Convention (London, 1965) 3.) Tricon (24th World Science Fiction Convention (Cleveland, OH, 1966) 4.) Nycon (25th World Science Fiction Convention (New York City, 1967) 5 Westercon T... View more info

Image for Archive Of Amphicar Ephemera, Including Maintenance Manual, Parts -special Tools Manual, A Photograph Of Lbj In His Amphicar, Newsletters, Pad Of Paper, Brochure And More.

Archive Of Amphicar Ephemera, Including Maintenance Manual, Parts -special Tools Manual, A Photograph Of Lbj In His Amphicar, Newsletters, Pad Of Paper, Brochure And More.

By: Ephemera

Price: $200.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: A33664

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


"The Amphicar Model 770 is an amphibious automobile, launched at the 1961 New York Auto Show, manufactured in West Germany and marketed in the United States from 1961-1967, with production having ended in 1965. Designed by Hanns Trippel, the amphibious vehicle was manufactured by the Quandt Group at Lübeck and at Berlin-Borsigwalde, with a total of 3,878 manufactured in a single generation. A descendant of the Volkswagen Schwimmwagen, the Amphicar offered only modest performance compared to most contemporary boats or cars, featured navigation lights and flag as mandated by Coast Guard —... View more info

Image for Colorful Place Names of Northern California

Colorful Place Names of Northern California

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Wells Fargo Bank: 1957

Seller ID: 31247

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is a tall, thin pamphlet with paper covers and a stapled spine. This is an advertising pamphlet from Wells Fargo Bank. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The pamphlet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is an inked price on the top corner of the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Wells Fargo Bank has a tradition of service as old as the West. The bank - and the tradition - began on March 18, 1852 when Wells Fargo & Co., Express & Banking, opened an office on Montgomery Street in... View more info

Image for Ink stamp company flier featuring stamps illustrated by Ralph Steadman and M. K. Brown

Ink stamp company flier featuring stamps illustrated by Ralph Steadman and M. K. Brown

By: Ephemera

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Forest Knolls, CA, All Night Media: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31728

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an ephemeral flier (brochure) made up of one sheet of paper, printed on both rectos and versos then folded twice (vertically and horizontally to make up a mailable item. Compiled by the All Night Media, Inc. company of Forest Knolls, CA. One whole page of the brochure is dedicated to the ink stamp images created by Ralph Steadman, and illustrator (and wife of B. Kliban), M. K. Brown. The company, All Night Media, run by Bob (Robert) and Marilyn Bloomberg . Robert Bloomberg also illustrated well know ink stamp art, including sets such as Alphonyms and Alphabeasts. ... View more info

Image for Group Of Papers Relating To The Osborne Publications Book About Bobbi Trout, Aviatrix, And Other Early Bird Aviators

Group Of Papers Relating To The Osborne Publications Book About Bobbi Trout, Aviatrix, And Other Early Bird Aviators

By: Ephemera

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Osborne Productions: 1985

Seller ID: A38384

Condition: Very Good+


Twenty-Eight pages, including a page of Early Birds letterhead, a typed chapter of Amelia, My Sister, a pre-publication advertisement prospectus (with For the Signature of... At the top) , several pages of copier prints of handwritten letters with printer notations about where and how to add to a book, a small photograph with printer tags, and more, all held in a manila envelope. "The Early Birds of Aviation is an organization devoted to the history of early pilots. The organization was started in 1928 and accepted a membership of 598 pioneering aviators. Membership was limited to those wh... View more info

Image for Bell Type & Rule Company: Type Specimens Sheets

Bell Type & Rule Company: Type Specimens Sheets

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Bell Type & Rule Company: 1976

Seller ID: A32724

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a group of four sheets of paper, stapled on the left side and folded in thirds. The pages give samples of types available through this type foundry. All pages are printed on rectos only and are clean and bright. The first page includes a stapled price sheet dated June 1, 1976. "The Bell Type and Rule Company has been family owned and operated since 1932. The monotype on the left is still in operation today making hand set, type fonts daily. The company's found a home in Long Beach, CA in the basement of a building where the Bell's rented an apartment. During that... View more info

Image for Importance Of Early Moral Instruction Folio / Folder of Facsimile Sheets of Instructionals for Youth from 1880's

Importance Of Early Moral Instruction Folio / Folder of Facsimile Sheets of Instructionals for Youth from 1880's

By: Ephemera

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, Tradition: N.D.

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33208

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Cardstock cover folded in half with illustration on the front verso only, containing eight sheets, printed on versos. The folder and contents are in Near Fine condition. The sheets are entitled: The Effects of Violating the Physical and Moral Law, Respect for Aged People and the Property of Others, The Difference in Children in Willingness to do Right, Children that Quarrel and Get into Bad Company, Benefits of Assocation with Refined Ladies, Baad Reading and it's Effect, Moral Training and its Value, The Certain Results of Stealing, and, Homes of the Vicious in Contrast wit... View more info

Image for Queen Mary & Spruce Goose Bigger Than Life

Queen Mary & Spruce Goose Bigger Than Life

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: California, Queen Mary / Long Beach Pier: N.D.

Seller ID: A34263

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; C1980. This is a pamphlet made up of one sheet of paper folded 4 times vertically. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is one horizontal crease through the center of the pamphlet. "In 1980, the Hercules was acquired by the Aero Club of Southern California, which put the aircraft on display in a large dome adjacent to the Queen Mary exhibit in Long Beach, California. In 1988, The Walt Disney Company acquired both attractions and the associated real estate. Disney informed the Aero Club of Southern California that it no lon... View more info

Image for Three Issues Of The Rockwell Field Weekly Flight Newspaper June 1st, 1918, June 22nd, 1918 and June 29, 1918

Three Issues Of The Rockwell Field Weekly Flight Newspaper June 1st, 1918, June 22nd, 1918 and June 29, 1918

By: Ephemera

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, The Rockwell Field Weekly Flight: 1918

Seller ID: A38387

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; All three issues of this weekly newspaper are in Good to Near Fine - condition. The edges of the papers have edge wear, nicking creases and edge tears. There noticeable toning to the pages. "Rockwell Field is a former United States Army Air Corps military airfield, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) northwest of the city of Coronado, California on the northern part of the Coronado Peninsula across the bay from San Diego, California. This airfield played a fundamental role in the development of United States military aviation in the period before and during World War I. Originall... View more info

Image for California Gridiron Pennsylvania Vs California (Oct. 7, 1950)

California Gridiron Pennsylvania Vs California (Oct. 7, 1950)

By: Ephemera

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California At Berkeley: 1950

Seller ID: A36962

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a program for the University of California vs Pennsylvania Football game for Oct. 7, 1950. The Program is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the program covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

Image for The Herd : A Little Magazine Published By The Buffalo Gasolene Motor Co.

The Herd : A Little Magazine Published By The Buffalo Gasolene Motor Co.

By: Ephemera / Buffalo Gasolene Motor Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Buffalo Gasolene Motor Co.: 1919

Seller ID: A33539

Condition: Very Good


This is a small format booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers of the book have a small nick / tear to the bottom spine end, and also have some spots of light, ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "In1898 the Buffalo Gasolene Motor Company organized for the purpose of building a motor that would meet the growing need of a strictly high grade engine. Our machines at once met with the approval of the public, and by using the best material that could be had, the favor with which... View more info

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Publicity Folder For The Black Hawk Uh-60a Helicopter

By: Ephemera / United Technologies / Sikorsky Aircraft

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stratford, CT, United Technologies / Sikorsky Aircraft: N.D.

Seller ID: A33497

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Color Photographs; This is a heavy cardstock folder holding 11 full color, full sized photographs of the Black Hawk UH -60A helicopter. On the reverse of the photos is information about configuration, both for Military and Private use. Also included is a 8 /12 x 11" two page pamphlet with further information and black & white photographs. View more info