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Most albums shown have German military content.  There are a few US and Japanese photo albums in the process of being prepared for addition to this area.

SS Photo Albums Special Event Albums
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US Military Photo Albums Japanese Military Albums
UK Photo Albums

SS Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality SS content with SS Album covers. Each is described with the number of photographs and other details in the listing. Representative pages and cover images are shown for each album. More albums will be added as time permits.


SS-Staatspolizeistelle Wesermünde  (SS State Police Detachment Bremerhaven) Blank Photo Album


This is a premium quality album with carved wooden covers and approximately 200 heavyweight pages separated by spider web onion skin sheets.

It measures 11 by 13-1/2 inches and it is a full 3-3/4 inches thick, seen here.  There is a deep embossed Morocco red leather binder cover securing the one-piece wooden board covers.  The front cover is carved to present the name of the detachment in high relief.  The workmanship is consistent with carving from KZ lager prison labor. There is some minor wear to the lettering.

There is a significant defect in that the front board has been split completely in two pieces.  Both pieces are present and there is no significant loss of material, it just broke on the grain.  It should be able to be restored to virtually perfect with a seamless repair by a competent craftsman.  The cover is shown with the pieces mated (click the thumbnail below) and with the cover spread apart to show the split.  Some of the letter The back cover is not carved and it is intact.  There is some minor to moderate wear on the red leather binder cover.  All the internal pages and onion skins appear to be present and not damaged.

This album never had photographs mounted in it, the pages are devoid of any mounting tabs or glue or paste residue.

It is being offered at a very reasonable price because of the condition of the cover.

Offered at $849.99


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
        SSPPAA-7 German
World War Two
Waffen SS STRUM 11 VERY EARLY 1933 Nurenberg PAREITAG SS THIRTY Page Photograph Album

This is an 6 x 9 inch album belonging to SS Captain von K FIORESI.

It features the 1933 Nuremberg event and other close by environs.

It consist of 30 pages mostly of 2 x 3 inch IDed photos pasted into the book and FIVE or more 3 x5-1/2 inch photographs of him and others in the unit.

All are in near excellent condition.

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$1499.99 Available




SSPPA-7 German World War Two Waffen SS TOTENKOPF Photograph Album.





This is an album belonging to SS Unterscharfuhrer CHRISTAIN REICH 15/SS TOTENKOPF , INF RGT 1 (mot) given at Nuremberg on Hitlers Birthday 20 April 1942.
 
It consist of 34 25 3 x 4 inch photos pasted into the book and FIVE 8 x 10 inch photographs of him and others in the unit.

One picture shows the commander visiting a WIA in hospital with many of his comrades observing.

All in near excellent condition.

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SSPA-7777
High Quality SS DACHAU Photo Album Belonged to SS-Strumbannfuhrer SS # 267080 Erich Giebler
This is as shown.

The inside cover has his name & unit which states SS-Studaf Erich Giebler Battaillons Fuhrer 2/III Germania.

The 8 x 10 inch album contains 33 period mostly captioned photographs of the Dachau Concentration Camp. Many of the ones on 24 pages are marked JUGPHOTO.

Here are other views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11.
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SSPA-05
SS Antipartisan Russian Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium SS content. There are a number of snapshots of named gravesites with readable names, dates, and ranks of a number of Waffen-SS killed in action in 1941-1942, as well as many vehicles, including staff cars, motorcycles, and armor with unit markings (a Wolf Angle is seen on several).

There are over 200 photos (approximately 208 photographs). Most of the photographs have SS and Waffen-SS troops present in the photograph. There are a number of pages devoted to SS activities at inspection, victory parades, and everyday activities. There is a rare set of photos of an SS dentist at work on several Russian civilians. There are photos of destroyed Russian marked aircraft, blown up armor and artillery, Waffen-SS in spot camouflage, and other high-quality content throughout.

The cover and 9 representative pages are to the left. IF you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$6,999.99 Available
SSPA-01
SS Photo Album

This photo album has a high degree of premium SS content. It belonged to a member of the SS who was one of the first 100,000 Party Members. There is a photograph of him wearing his Golden Party badge among the photographs. Other content includes actual close up snap-shots of Adolf Hitler as well as a half dozen snapshots of Ernst Röhm (NOT production photos or Hoffmann pictures) which are unique and unpublished.

There are 143 photographs. Most of the pages are labeled and dated from March 1933 to March 1936. All pages have photographs front and back, with only a couple of exceptions. Very few photographs are missing, however there are some empty spaces where they once were. They appear to have just fallen out. The usual spiderweb onionskins are present and intact. Almost all the photographs have SS troops present in the photograph. The cover and six representative pages are to the left. Click on the thumbnail ONLY if you have a broadband connection. The image file is over 500K for the composite image shown. If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$7,499.99 Available
SSPA-02
SS Photo Album

This photo album has a very high degree of premium SS content. There are a number of snapshots of Reichsfuhrer-SS Himmler and others in the high command. Other content includes actual close up snap-shots of Adolf Hitler (NOT production photos or Hoffmann pictures) which are unique and unpublished.

There are 197 photographs. Most of the pages are labeled and dated from 1936 to 1938. All pages have photographs front and back, with only a couple of exceptions. Very few photographs are missing, however there are some empty spaces where they once were. They appear to have just fallen out. The usual spiderweb onionskins are present and intact. Almost all the photographs have SS troops present in the photograph. The cover and six representative pages are to the left. Click on the thumbnail ONLY if you have a broadband connection. The image file is over 500K for the composite image shown. If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$7,999.99 Available
SSPA-03
SS Photo Album

This photo album has a high degree of premium SS content. There are a number of snapshots of Reichsfuhrer-SS Himmler and others in the high command. Other content includes actual close up snap-shots of Adolf Hitler (NOT production photos or Hoffmann pictures) which are unique and unpublished.

There are 88 photographs. Most of the pages are labeled and dated from 1935 to 1936. The frontmost pages have photographs front and back, with a number of loose photographs unmounted. The usual spiderweb onionskins are present and intact. Most of the photographs have SS and Waffen-SS troops present in the photograph. There are a number of pages devoted to SS activities at the Summer Olympic Games in Berlin. The cover and six representative pages are to the left. Click on the thumbnail ONLY if you have a broadband connection. The image file is over 500K for the composite image shown. If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$4,999.99 Available
SSPA-73

Photos and Proofs

 

There are 100 photographs of varying sizes and 7 rolls of proofs.  The range of pictures cover France, Russia, North Afrika, Shot Down Planes, and many other scences. 

This is an exceptional collection and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,999.99 Available

Special Event Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality content with unusual or unique content. Each is described with the number of photographs and other details in the listing. Representative pages and cover images are shown for each album. More albums will be added as time permits.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
GSTER-01 German World War II Deutschland im Raumbild or German Country Views 100 Photograph STERO set with Glasses in Issue Box. This is a 5 x 6.5 inch red covered box containing the MINT 100 stereoptic views and the MINT viewer all in a near excellent case as shown.

Here are additional views.   1   2
$299.99 Available
SSPA-131
German World War Two ORIGINAL Hoffmann Large Negative of Hitler Greeting Mussolini at Potsdam
This is as shown.

This negative measures 7 x 8.5 inches. 

The condition is near excellent.
$129.99 Available
SSPA-06
SS Hitler Visit to Italy Photo Album

This exceptional and unique photo album has a high degree of premium Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Heinrich Himmler SS content.

There are a number of LARGE format photographs -- many measuring 7 by 9 or larger -- of Hitler's visits with Mussolini. Included are some extremely rare photographs of Hitler with members of the High Command and several photographs of Hitler wearing a weapon in public (something he almost never did).

There are 45 photographs on 20 pages plus on the inside and outside covers. Most of the photographs have captions written by Sir Napier identifying the prominent personalities. The first photograph has a caption written on the photograph describing the circumstances of its liberation. Most of the photographs have SS and Allegemeine-SS troops present in the photograph. Most of the photographs have either Hitler, Mussolini, or both present.

Among the High Leaders pictured with Hitler and Mussolini are:

  • Goebbels

  • Ribbentrop

  • Ciano

  • Himmler

  • Keitel

  • The King and Queen of Italy

  • Hess

  • Others

This album is accompanied by a handwritten letter from Sir Joseph Napier on his letterhead. He was the Chief of Staff of the Austrian Control Commission in WWII. While assembling in Rome at the end of the war, his headquarters was at the Italian Air Ministry, which was nearly empty except for some records and a few photo albums, including this one of the visits of Hitler and Mussolini to each other's country.

There are a number of pages devoted to meeting in Germany and in Brenner. The cover and ten representative pages are to the left. If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

  SOLD

SSPA-12
President Tullio Cianetti Visit to Bayreuth, Germany Photo Album

This exceptional and unique photo album has a high degree of premium Italian Facist High Leader content.

There are 30 photographs -- all measuring 5 by 7 -- of Cianetti's visit to Bayreuth, Germany on 9-10 March, 1939. Included are some extremely rare photographs of Cianetti, his staff and German high leaders. This is a custom photo album assembled in 1939 as a memento of the occasion by Emil Fisher of Bayreuth. The album measures 9-1/2 inches square and the photos are mounted one per page (30 pages).

Most of the photographs have Cianetti present.  Several have SS officers, HJ and BDM youths and prominent landmarks of the city. Cianetti was the Fascist Labor Leader of Italy, holding the position equivalent to Dr. Robert Ley in Germany. He was part of the council to oust Mussolini, and was tried and sentenced to 30 years, despite his apology to Mussolini. After the Liberation, he escaped to Mozambique where he stayed until his death in 1976.

The Morocco red leather bound cover and a representative page are to the left. If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is an outstanding album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,999.99 Available

SSPA-09
SA/SS, HJ and Political Leaders Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium early SA, SS, HJ, LSSAH, and high level political leader content. There are a total of 73 3-1/2 by 5-1/2 inch and larger glossy original photographs documenting several events in the early 1930s.

There are over a dozen photographs that have SS content, more than 20 with HJ content, and the majority featuring gauleiter and other political leaders in several state ceremonies.  Included are parade scenes at Zeppelinwiese, at least one funeral and memorial service, several auditorium meetings and HJ decoration ceremonies.

The cover is shown at the left, and 7 representative pages are shown below.

The cover is in outstanding condition.  The red leather strap shows some wear.  It measures 10 by 13 inches.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,499.99 Available

SSPA-17
SA, HJ and Political Leaders Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium early SA, HJ, and high level political leader content. There are a total of 50 3-5/8 by 4-3/4 inch matte finish captioned photographs documenting the Sachsenfahrt of 1934.

There are over a dozen photographs that have premium high leader content, several with HJ content, and the majority featuring Gauleiter Mutschmann and other NSDAP political leaders in several state ceremonies.  Included are several photos of Rudolf Hess and Dr. Robert Ley. There are some early SS officers in several photos.

The photos are mounted 2 per page, on one side of the page only. Each page has a glassine onionskin separator page.

The cover is shown at the left, and 4 representative pages are shown below.  All 60 captions are translated, the first 50 are shown at the end of the list below.

The cover is in outstanding condition.  The gilt printing shows some minor wear.  It measures 7-3/4 by 10-3/4 inches.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

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SSPA-13
Hannah Reitsh 1975 Glider Rally Presentation Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium famed female test pilot Hannah Reitsch content. There are about 60 3-1/2 by 5-1/2 inch and larger glossy original photographs documenting several events in the early 1950s and assembled for her in a 1975 presentation album on the occasion of her receiving an award for being an aviation pioneer.

Most of the photos are of Flugkäpitan Reitsch and have aviation content.

The cover is shown at the left, and 5 representative pages are shown below.

The cover is in outstanding condition.  The red leather strap shows some very minor wear.  It measures 10 by 11 inches.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,499.99 Available

SSPA-10
NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang Junkerschule Political Leaders Training Facility Photo Album

This very rare (possibly unique) photo album has a VERY high degree of premium early NS-Ordensburg Training Facility content. There are a total of 39 6-1/2 by 9 inch glass plate negative matte printed original photographs documenting the completion of the NSDAP leadership school prior to its opening in 1936.

This was one of three NS-Ordensburg schools.  This particular one is in Vogelsang, Eifel, Schleiden near the German-Belgian border in Rhine-Westphalia.  This school was in operation from 1936 to 1939, when it was converted to military use during the war. The facility was closed for many years, and was just reopened to the public in January, 2006.

There are a number of external and interior views of the complex -- designed by Hitler's Cologne-based architect Clemens Klotz -- from distance and close-up, including the artworks of Willy Meller. The presentation quality photography is by C. H. Schmeck of Aachen, Belgium. This album was commissioned by the architect for presentation to selected high leaders before the facility was opened in 1936.

The cover is shown at the left, and 10 representative pages are shown in our photo gallery here.

The textured cloth on hard board cover is in very good condition.  The corners show some wear.  It measures 12 by 16 inches.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,999.99 Available

SSPA-07
US Senator John Snyder Mission To Germany 1945 Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium German military strategic bombing targets and war aftermath content. There are a total of 72 captioned glossy photographs documenting the trip.  They are all printed of 8 by 13 Velox marked paper, with some pages having two or three composite photos.

There are 14 cities, each with accompanying photographs that show bomb damage from US Army Air Force missions. Targets chosen for the Mission Tour are:

There are also some selected landmarks and points of strategic interest in the target cities.

There is a cover letter presenting the book to one of the members of the mission from the military commander of the mission, Lieutenant General John K. Cannon.  It is hand signed in quill pen. The original mission statement and travel orders for the 12 personnel are also bound in.

There were only TWELVE of these books made, one for each member of the mission.  (The possibility exists two copies were made for the Library of Congress and the National Archives, however, that is not known).  They have custom type written (carbons) of 6 pages of itineraries (most one day, the first and last with multiple days covered.  Additionally, there is other typewritten content describing each city, missions flown, tonnage of bombs dropped and similar details.  There are also 6 maps, each hand marked to show the path of travel of the mission on each of the days covered in the related itinerary.

There are 43 supplemental photographs with various scenes and officials, including General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the exterior and interior of the Eagle's Nest, the Berghof, the exterior of the SS barracks and close-up views of the damage.  In Berlin, the ruins of the Reichskanzlei and the Führer's bunker are also shown.

This photo album is very likely the only surviving copy.  It most certainly is extremely rare, if not unique.

The condition is near mint on the interior.  The cloth spine cover is detaching, however it could be easily replaced or repaired to bring the book to near-mint condition throughout.  There is a period KvK War Merit Cross 2nd Class without swords and with original ribbon applied on the cover.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

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 SSPA-084 Official Early German ROHRBACH A/C Factory ROMAR, ROBBIE I, 2, 3 & 4 Flying Boats ROLAND, ROBOB LR5, etc Aircraft Photo Album This is as shown.

This photo album mearsures 12 x 18 inches.

It is leather covered with 74+ pages filled with the ROHRBACH Aircraft Factory IDed lithographed images of some of their aircraft.

The condition is near excellent overall. 

Here are other views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14.

Read more about this aircraft factory:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Rohrbach_aircraft

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rohrbach_Metall-Flugzeugbau

http://www.airspacemag.com/.../Airplanes_that_Transformed_Aviation.html
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SSPA-08
1934-1935 Circumnavigation of Africa German Light Cruiser EMDEN Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium German Kriegsmarine naval content.  Is is very likely unique, as there are 504 snapshot photographs of the Captain (later Grand Admiral and High Leader of Germany) Karl Doenitz commander cruise of the German lightcruiser EMDEN. There are a total of 504 -- many captioned on the pages holding them with detailed descriptions Most photographs are 3-1/2 by 4-1/2 inches with many larger and a few smaller.

There is a photograph of the original orders signed by Adolf Hitler and von Blomberg authorizing the 8-month cruise in 1934-1935 to include the Canary Islands, West and East Africa, Madegascar, Seychelles, Ceylon, British India, the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and Spain.

There are photos of the EMDEN putting out of port, at sea, inspections, naval gunnery, torpedo testing, equator crossing ceremonies and costumes, the Suez Canal, rigid airship Graf Zeppelin in flight, several photos of Captain Doenitz in different uniforms.

This photo album is very likely unique.  The ship most certainly was unique and her history is detailed here.

The condition is near mint on the interior.  All of the original photographs are present, with no sign of missing pages or photos and a continuous record of the cruise from start to finish.  The hard board cloth covers have a gilt coat of arms and ship's name and dates of the foreign cruise embossed.  The photos are near-mint condition throughout.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$2,499.99 Available

Grossdeutschland Annual Hoffmann Press Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality content with superlative military and political content. Each is described with the number of photographs and other details in the listing. Representative pages and cover images are shown for each album. More albums will be added as time permits.

 

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   GPALL-1
German
 World War Two 4/9 S.SL.A.-SLRALSUND Photograph Album 10 X 12 Inch Photo Album from
1940-1942 of a Soldiers Tour in Kiel, Austria and onboard
Hitler's yacht Aviso-Grille, Flansburg

The album contains at least 25 pages of period photos. The photos major anywhere from 4 X 5 inch to somewhat smaller.

It has over 100 photos total with various military scences.

Here are other views.  1   2   3
$1199.99 Available
  GPALL-2
 German
 World War Two High Nazi Leader at Sports Facility Dedication Photograph Album

This is a 10 X 11 inch photo album, 30 pages total with 25 photographs of various high Nazi Party leaders.

Here are other views.  1   2   3  4
 $999.99 Available
    GPALL-3
 German
World War Two 27.VII.39-31VII.40 Oppenau, Luxemburg, Belgium, Frank Reich Invasion Operation
German photo album that contains 40 pages total of nearly 200 various sized combat photographs.

Here are other views.  1   2   3  4
 $599.99 Available
    GPALL-4
German
World War Two Vadenbaden Souvenir Photo Album

This is a German photo album that is 7 X 9,inch with 15 pages of various RAD scenes.

Here are other views.  1   2
 $199.99 Available
    GPALL-5
German
World War Two Hitler Youth LANDJAHR-1935 East Prussia Photo Album
 
This is a German photo album is 8 X 12 inch containing 55 pages of various Hitler Youth scenes with many typed text belonging to a young Hitler Youth member.

Here are other views.  1  



$349.99 Available
  GPALL-6
German
World War Two 10th Artillery Regiment #5, Wiblingen Germany Photo Album
This is a German photo album is 9 X 12 inch with over 50 pages of military operations content.  $399.99 Available
    GPALL-7
 German
World War Two NSKK Unit History complete with ID Photos and Personnel List Photo Album
This is a German photo album is 9 X 12 inches containing 60+ pages of typed text and images of the unit members.

Here are other views.  1   2   3  4
$749.99 Available
       GPALL-8
German
World War Two Western Europe Invasion German Photo Album

This is a German photo album is 7 X 9 inches containing 50+ pages of various scenes taken during invasion of France and western Europe.

Here are other views.  1   2   3
$349.99 Available
  GPALL-9
German
World War Two 1940-1945 Invasion of
7- GED.Div, Artillery Regiment 82 German Photo Album
This is a German photo album is 8 X 10 inch containing 50+ pages.

These pictures are of several towns including; Neusalz, Paris, Bad-Warmburnn, Finnland, Urualb, Weyer, St. Juliun, Melun, Saarlalpn, Tryes.
$499.99 Available
  GPALL-10
 German
World War Two Adolph Hitler with Ley on the M.S. Monte Olivia Photo Album 
This is a German photo album is 7 X 9 inch containing over 50 4 X 5 inch period photos of various scenes of the ship ports and also includes several of Hitler, Dr. Ley, and various naval officers.

It includes nice photos of the M.S. Monte Olivia in Norwegian waters in 1937 and other locations including; Nero Fjord with Hitler and Ley pictured onboard and also shows Hitler with female guests in the fjord. There are also images of grand ballroom; Hitler is shown in Hamburg with various DAF employees. Also shows Hitler relaxing on deck chairs wearing the black DAF hat with visor.

Other scenes of Bismarck-Denkmal statue, and images of Hitler, Ley and others along the sea route the ship sailed. All-in-all a very historic album with many period photos of Hitler.
 
$1299.99   
Available 
  USAPA-1
USA
Camp Hood, Texas Porto Rico Soldiers Contact Photo Album 
This US photo album is 10 X 11 inch and contains 30+ pages of various 2 X 4 inch and up photos of Army-Air Force GIs.

Most of the photos are of various enlisted men in training during World War II period. Names on photos include: Palacios, Flores, Madrid, Gaddies, Solsher, Gomez.

$149.99  
Available  
  USAPA-2
 USA Army Nurse Tour from Normandy until end of War Photo Album
 This photo album is 8 X 11 inch and contains over 60 pages of various sized photos of owner and her friends throughout the war.

Photo locations include: Lilliford Castle where the unit was housed; various scenes in and around London, UK; Churburg, Reims, Paris, France, etc. The album belonged to Ms. Alma M. Nyberg.

$399.99   
Available  
  USAPA-3
 USA Camp Swift, Texas Snaps and Scraps Photo Album 
This photo album is 7 X 10 inch and contains 60 images of various sizes of Pvt Henry G. Bracht, 322nd Engineer Battalion, It includes his stay at Texas A-n-M ASTU 3801 (stars) and #3 Illinois Institute of Technology in the 108th Engineers.

It includes many names and addresses of his comrades, family, friends, and images of his training. Album is leather cover showing a bucking bronco on the front.

$349.99   
Available  
  USAPA-4
USA
 Nevadan SS Cederhurst, Orion and other Vessels Photo Album  
This photo album is 8 X 10 inch and containing 50+ photos of mostly 2 x 3 inch photos of the USS Nevadan, the USS Florida, USS Richmond, USS Marblehead, USS West Comus, etc. pre-war during the 1920s timeframe.
$199.99   
Available 
  USAPA-5
USA
82nd Airborne Loose Leaf Album of 8 X 10 Inch Combat Gear Photo Album 
 This album is 9 X 13 inches and contains 30+ images of 82nd Airborne combat gear.
$499.99   
Available 
  USAPA-6
USA
World War 1
 10th Company 3rd Regiment AEF Air Service Photo Album 
This album is 7 X 11 inches and contains 50+ pages of various 3 X 4 inch photographs of aerial photos of bombed towns, trenches, aircraft, etc.

This album was used in a publication corporation book many years ago. There are Renault tank, General Pershing, Germany POWs, artillery pieces in action, KIAs, cemeteries, and over 40 pictures of parked fighter aircraft and in flight to include the airman's mess kit lid that displays the various locations where he served.

They include Camps Hancock, Green, in the USA and also Paris, Brest, Bordux, Marseille in France, and Rome, Milan, Turin, Modaine, Como, in Italy. The lid is 6 X 7 inch.

The cover reads, "The Snapshots of the World War 1918" with his name displayed, "E. Chester". Item also includes a glass paper weight with photograph of the airman contained within.
$799.99    Available 
  USAPA-7
 USA
pre-WWII Aviation News Loose Leaf Photo Album of Various Aircraft 
 This is a two ring notebook measuring 9 X 11 inches that belonged to Richard H. Herr in Lampeter in Pennsylvania.

There are over 40 lithographs 7 X 9 inches photographs of various aircraft from that time period. Those aircraft pictured include: Beechcraft, Rearwin Sports-ster, XP3Y-1, Marin Bomber, Douglas X02D-1, 299 Boeing Bomber, 281 Boeing Fighter, Curtis A-12, Hammond Crusader, Flying Flea, Curtis-Rite Condor, PNW MWT-1, and many others.
$149.99   Available 
  JAPP-1
World War II Japanese Army Photo Album 
 This is a Loose leaf, 6 X 9 inch photo album containing 40 photographs filled with various Japanese soldiers and officers.

The 4-1/2 X 6 inch photos include group photos of officers with swords, inspections, family and friends. 
$399.99    Available 
       GPAL-01
German
World War Two Photograph Album

This is an 8 x 11 inch 15 page sketch book filled with various HJ gear etc. Signed names in pencil of his unit members appear on the front and reverse covers.

The condition is G+.

Here are other views.   1   2   3  4   5   6
$199.99 Available
GDPA-0199
German World War Two 1932-1936 INFANTRY Unit at Schweidnitz thru Berlin
 This is a 7 x 11 inch 44 page photograph album of 2 x 3 inch to 4 x 6 inch period pictures of this unit assignments in the early 1930's.

The condition is near excellent overall.  Tarria

Here are other views  1  2  3.
$149.99 Available

GDPA-01
1939 Annual Grossdeutschland Im Weltgeschehen Photo Album

This exceptional limited production Hoffmann Presse produced photo album has a high degree of German military and political content.

There are 368 photographs -- all of them measuring 5-1/2 x 4 inches -- of events of significance sorted by date and sectioned into monthly chapters with a highlight narrative page for each month. Each photograph is individually captioned with detailed description in German.

There are approximately 50 double-sided pages of heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs.  Each page has 3 or 4 photographs per page, except narrative pages.

There are a number of high quality shots of high leaders, military men, and similar content, all printed on glossy heavy weight stock.

If you want to see individual pages, click the link here to be taken to the Photo Album page with many pages of representative content.

There is some wear present on the pebble-grain paper covered hard board covers. The photographs are all in excellent condition throughout the album.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$4,999.99 Available

GDPA-02
1942 Annual Grossdeutschland Im Weltgeschehen Photo Album

This exceptional limited production Hoffmann Presse produced photo album has a high degree of German military and political content.

There are 232 photographs -- all of them measuring 5-1/2 x 4 inches -- of events of significance sorted by date and sectioned into monthly chapters with a highlight narrative page for each month. Each photograph is individually captioned with detailed description in German.

Please note: The months January through August 1942 are present and complete, however the months September through December 1942 are missing and not present.

There are approximately 35 double-sided pages of heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs.  Each page has 3 or 4 photographs per page, except narrative pages.

There are a number of high quality shots of high leaders, military men, and similar content, all printed on glossy heavy weight stock.

If you want to see individual pages, click the link here to be taken to the Photo Album page with many pages of representative content.

There is some wear present on the pebble-grain paper covered hard board covers.  The photographs are all in excellent condition throughout the album.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$3,999.99 Available

Military and Combat Campaign Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality content with military unit movement and combat content. Each is described with the number of photographs and other details in the listing. Representative pages and cover images are shown for each album. More albums will be added as time permits.

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      LED-01
World War One & Earlier European Leaders Colored Some Mailed Post Card Album Lot
 This is a fantastic collection of various military leaders from the 19th Century.

The condition of each card is near MINT. The album measures 9 x 12 inches and contains over ONE HUNDRED great postcard size card.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4  5   6   7   8 
 $999.99 Available

MILPA-01
Russia East Front Photo Album

This exceptional and unique photo album has a high degree of Russian Invasion and Early East Front combat unit content.

There are 239+ photographs -- virtually all of them measuring 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches -- of mountain infantry division's movements through the steppes of Southern Russia in the early part of the war, before the move north and the Siege of Stalingrad..

There are approximately 50 single-sided pages of heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs.  Each page has roughly 4 photographs per page, on one side only.  Each is separated from the preceding page by spiderweb parchment papers.

There are a number of high quality shots of soldiers, horses, signposts (identifying locations), camping and bivouac sites, war wreckage including tanks and planes, and similar content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is virtually no wear plastic-covered leather spine covered hard board covers.  The leather is in outstanding condition. The cover has two photographs mounted to it and a drawn rendition of a broken strand of barbed wire.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,999.99 Available

MILPA-02
Armored Cruiser DEUTSCHELAND Photo Album

This exceptional photo album has a high degree of Mediterranean pre-war cruise of the Panzerschiff DEUTSCHLAND content.

There are 120+ photographs -- most of them measuring 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, several as large as 7 by 9 -- of the cruiser's Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, North Africa, Italy, and Sardinia tour.  It was known as the 5th Spanish Cruise, and took place between 5 October 1937 and 11 February 1938.  A detailed photograph of a map of the cruise route shows ports of call in Spain, Portugal, West Africa, Gibraltar, Algeria, Sardinia, Italy, and Sicily.

There are approximately 16 heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs on both sides (32 pages total).  Each page has roughly 4 photographs per page.  Each is separated from the preceding page by spiderweb parchment papers.  More than half of the photos are unique snapshots, with the remainder being some stock photos of locations, or military official photos of the ship.

There are a number of high quality shots of U-Boats, ships, deck activities, gunnery, war exercises, and similar content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some minor wear to the pebble grain paper covered hard pasteboard covers.  The ship's coat of arms and name are heavily embossed in gold leaf, red and black.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures 11 by 16-1/2 inches.

$749.99 Available

MILPA-11
German Pioneer Infantry Combat Engineers in Greece  Photo Album

This exceptional photo album has a high degree of German Army pioneer infantry combat engineer service content in Greece and Bulgaria.

There are 115+ photographs -- most of them measuring 3-1/2 x 2-1/4 inches, several as large as 3-1/2 by 5 inches -- of the unit's activities during the war.

There are approximately 18 heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs on both sides (36 pages total).  Each page has roughly 4 photographs per page.  Each is separated from the preceding page by spiderweb parchment papers.  Most of the photos are unique snapshots.

There are a number of high quality shots of fortifications, armored tanks, infantry activities, gunnery, war exercises, and similar content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

The cover is wool yarn on hard boards.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures 9 by 13 inches.

$499.99 Available

MILPA-12
German Luftwaffe JG77 Fighter Squadron Photo Album

This exceptional photo album has a very high degree of German Jadgeschwader 77 (III/JG77) service content in Italy, Romania and Mediterranean theater.

There are 160+ photographs -- most of them measuring 3-1/2 x 2-1/4 inches, several as large as 3-1/2 by 5 inches -- of the "Wander-Zirkus Ubben" ("Travelling Circus" named for the Commander of the squadron) and the unit's activities during the war.

There are approximately 19 heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs on both sides (38 pages total).  Each page has roughly 4 photographs per page.  Each is separated from the preceding page by spiderweb parchment papers.  Most of the photos are unique snapshots.

There are a number of high quality shots of pilots, fighter planes, Knight's Cross award ceremony and parade, pilots at work and off-duty, and similar content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

The cover is hard pasteboard with an old style "droop tail" Luftwaffe eagle in silver on the front.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures 9 by 13 inches.

$999.99 Available

MILPA-04
18th Infantry Regiment Officer's  Photo Album

This exceptional photo album has a high degree of German Infantry pre-war content.

There are 200+ photographs -- most of them measuring 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, several larger.

There are a number of high quality shots of staff officers in studio portrait shots, troops in training with machine guns, gas masks, horses, in and around billets, barracks and kaserne activities, and similar content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some minor wear to the maroon leather covered hard pasteboard covers.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures 11 by 16-1/2 inches.

$749.99 Available

MILPA-09
German Navy Destroyer Paul Jacobi Photo Album

This is a fancy cover photo album that features a gilt silhouette of Zerstörer "Paul Jacobi" Embossed black pebble texture cloth cover.

There are 51 photographs -- many of them measuring 2-3/4 by 3-3/4 on crinkle edge paper and a few others in differing sizes.

There are 6  heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs on two sides. There are at least 10 more leaves with spiderweb separators without photos.

If you want to see some representative individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some moderate wear to the cloth covered hard pasteboard covers.

This is a nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures 10 by 14 inches.

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MILPA-08
Award of the Gold Medal of Merit Italy Photo Album

This is a fancy photo album that features a hand-decorated Italian Embossed Leather cover.

This album documents the award of the Medal of Merit in Gold to the recipient by the National Minister of Education in May, 1939. This is a fairly scarce award, and rarely bestowed.

There are 9 professional photographs -- all of them measuring 7 by 9 inches on glossy heavy paper stock.

There are 10 heavy pasteboard leaves holding the photographs on one side only.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some minor wear to the leather covered hard pasteboard covers, decorated with a hand-finished edge lacing.

This is a very nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures 9-1/2 by 14 inches.

$499.99 Available

MILPA-14
1942 and Wartime German Aircraft Engineering School Photo Album

This is a full photo album that features a deluxe leather and gilt hard covers.

This album documents the 1942 and wartime engineering and scientific university staff and laboratory equipment of the German Luftwaffe experimental aircraft Motoren-Institut.

There 70 photographs of 60 members of the staff -- most of them measuring 4-1/2 by 6-1/2 inches on heavy paper stock. Most are mounted one per page. Several pages have two photos on a side.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is a very nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures about 8-1/2 by 9 inches.

$749.99 Available

MILPA-16
1941 Wartime German 6th Mountain Division Photo Album

This is a full photo album that features a semi-rigid hard cover.

This album documents the 1940-41 wartime service of the German I./A.R. 231 of the 6. Gebirgs-Division. This was a very limited production album, with only 40 made and distributed to the officers of the regiment.

There 107 photographs of movements and campaigns in France, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece -- most of them measuring 3-1/4 by 4-1/4 inches on heavy paper stock. Most are mounted 4 per page, on one side only. Several of the photographs and sections are machine captioned on the album pages. There is a very high degree of military content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is a very nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures about 8-1/2 by 9 inches.

$749.99 Available

MILPA-18
1936 German 1st Artillery Regiment Photo Album

This is a fancy partially full photo album that features a silver embossed rigid hard cover.

This album documents the 1936 to wartime service of the German I./A.R.1. This album has pre-printed frontmatter including 5 photographs with fac-simile signatures of the German High Command, including Adolf Hitler, Reichsmarschall Göring, etc.

There 82 snapshot and official unit photographs (not including the 5 stock photos of the High Command) of maneuvers and garrison life in Germany prior to the outbreak of war, most of them measuring 3-1/4 by 4-1/4 inches on crinkle edge paper stock. Most are mounted 4 per page, on both sides. There is a high degree of military content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is a very nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures about 10-1/2 by 7 inches.

$349.99 Available
MIKPA-181
German World War Two Infantry Photograph Album of His Experiences Including a few of his post War Years
This album is 9 inches x 14 inches and has 30 + pages of wartime photographs.

Here are additional photos  1  2  3.
$149.99 Available

 

  
MILPA-17
1940 Wartime German Holland Occupation Photo Album

This is a full photo album that features a fancy padded rigid hard cover with German Wehrmacht helmet and silver embossed lettering.

This album documents the 1940 wartime service of a German Wehrmacht NCO. This album has all original and unpublished snapshot photographs, all but one taken in Holland.  There is a World War 1 photo.

There 62 photographs of operations in Holland, most of them measuring 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches on crinkle edge paper stock. Most are mounted 2 per page, on both sides. Most of the photographs and sections are hand captioned on the album pages. There is a very high degree of military content.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is a very nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures about 4-1/2 by 7 inches.

$429.99 Available

MILPA-20
WWI Wartime Russian Ship Photo Album

This is a full photo album that features a fancy padded rigid hard cover with tree leaves and twig cover with Bolshevik emblem applied cover.

This album documents the early 20th century wartime service of a German Wehrmacht NCO. This album has all original hand-captioned (in Russian) photographs, all aboard the ship showing the crew in various drills and section details.

There 20 photographs all of them measuring 5-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches on commercial grade paper stock mounted 1 per page, on both sides. There is a very high degree of military content.

The name of the ship is on the cap tallies: СДАВА

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

This is a very nice album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection. The album cover measures about 6-1/2 by 6 inches.

$199.99 Available

Hitler Jugend and Bund Deutscher Mädel Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality content with unusual or unique content. Each is described with the number of photographs and other details in the listing. Representative pages and cover images are shown for each album. More albums will be added as time permits.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status

HJPA-0991

German World War Two Hitler Jugend BDM Bund Deutscher Mädel Photo Album
This is a unique photo album has a high degree of BDM content.

There are near 60 PERIOD photographs -- in sizes varying from 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 to 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 inches.
There are 24 pages (24 heavy pasteboard leaves) holding the photographs. Many are captioned identifying the subject matter.

There are a number of high quality shots of BDM in uniform and in physical training and sports activities, Many have come loose from the page. Condition is near excellent overall.

$299.99 which makes it an average of 50 cents a photograph




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HJPA-01
Hitler Jugend Photo Album

This exceptional and unique photo album has a high degree of premium  Hitler Youth and BDM content.

There are 115+ photographs -- in sizes varying from 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 to 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 inches -- of a 3-day joint HJ and BDM camping and sporting event 28-30 August (year not identified, probably 1936) in the mediaeval town of Duderstadt.

There are 44 pages (22 heavy pasteboard leave) holding the photographs.  Each page has very neatly printed captions identifying the subject matter..

There are a number of high quality shots of boys in Hitler Youth uniforms and BDM in uniform and in physical training and sports activities.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some wear and soiling to the linen covered hard boards.  The leather strap retaining the pages is fragile and has an interior break.  The leather could be easily replaced.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$1,999.99 Available

HJPA-03
Hitler Jugend 1936 Diary and Photo Album

This exceptional and unique photo album has a high degree of premium  Hitler Youth and BDM content.

There are 26 photographs -- in sizes varying from 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 to 4 by 5 inches, all with HJ and/or BDM content.  The album is named to (and written by) Hans Jonigk.

There are a number of pages of period transcribed notations (obviously neatly penned from instruction/indoctrination classroom propaganda lectures.  A number of pages are dedicated to ethnic and racial content, including migration patterns, racial stereotypes, socialistic commentary on division of land, a long and detailed history of Adolf Hitler and his rise to power, hand drawn diagrams, tables, charts, maps, and similar notations.  All is neatly written in a very readable German script handwriting.  There is some "runic style" writing on some of the pages -- mostly captions and/or mottos.

Additionally, there are about 30 pages of machine produced text regarding the history and highlights of the Landjahr celebration.  There are approximately 100 pages of content in all.

If you want to see some representative individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some wear and soiling to the paper covered hard boards.  The paper is delicate and requires some moderate care in handling.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$499.99 Available

HJPA-04
Hitler Jugend 1936 Military Skills and Activities Sketch Album

This exceptional and unique Skizzenbuch sketch album has a high degree of premium  Hitler Youth artistic content from a youth stationed at Bohringer (near Mainz) Camp IIa.  One of the sketches shows the HJ Banne 248 (Simmern)

There are pages of HJ content, including several watercolors, a number of pencil sketches, pages of notes and diagrams, a handwriting table with drawings on the back and a folio type cover.

If you want to see some representative individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some wear and soiling to the paper covered hard boards.  The paper is heavy weight artist's paper and is still flexible and sharp images remain.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$499.99 Available

HJPA-02
Hitler Jugend Photo Album

This exceptional and unique photo album has a high degree of snapshot photographs all with Hitler Youth and BDM content.

There are 160+ photographs -- in sizes varying from 2 by 3 to 4 by 5 inches -- of various HJ and BDM activities including camping, trips and events, marches and sporting events, swimming, and similar youth oriented content.

There are 48 pages (24 heavy pasteboard leaves) holding the photographs.

There are a number of high quality shots of boys in Hitler Youth uniforms and BDM in uniform and in physical training and sports activities.

If you want to see individual pages, click the links below (numbers are arbitrary, the pages are from various portions of the book and not in the order shown):

There is some slight wear and soiling to the marbled brown paper covered hard boards.  There is a silver and black embossed early NSDAP eagle on the cover.  It is secured with a tasseled red, black, and white entwined cord.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$499.99 Available


BDMPH-0102
World War Two German BDM Photograph  Album
This exceptional photo album has a high degree of snapshot photographs all with Hitler Youth and BDM content.

There are 25+ photographs -- in sizes varying from 2 by 3 to 4 by 5 inches -- of various BDM activities with a total of 45 others.  There are 14 holding the photographs.

The 6 x 10 inch  album is in near excellent condition overall.

Here are other views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9.
$149.99 Available

UK Photo Albums


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status

UK-33

UK World War One Ladies in Factory and Farm Photograph Album

 

This is very fantastic album of (54) 7 x 8 inch period photographs of Women Factory and Farm Workers working PLUS in the back are 13 photographs of the King on a special military review ceremony.

All photos are pasted to the pages as shown with captions.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$249.99 Available


US Military and Intelligence Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality content with unusual or unique US military content.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status




SHEN-1
US
 Navy
Zeppelin ZR-1 USS SHENANDOAH Named Photograph Album
 This is an incredible collection of photograph memorabilia from one of the surviving crewmen of the USS SHENANDOAH (ZR-1) rigid airships.

Corporal Edward F. Douglass was a US Army aviator (one of a total of 14) assigned to the US Navy rigid airship USS SHENANDOAH. He had experience on a number of both US Army and US Navy airships from the early to late 1920s. He was one of the 20 survivors of the crash of the SHENANDOAH on the evening of 16 January, 1924.

This photograph album is being offered as a SINGLE lot. It is priced at $1499.99

If you need some history of the SHENANDOAH or LOS ANGELES, you can find some great images and descriptions here at the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society pages: http://www.nlhs.com/

This is a very full photograph album with a number of unpublished snapshots, a few commercial postal photographs, some early colorized photographs, and similar content.

There are over 220 photographs, ranging in size from 1 by 2 inches to 8 by 10 inches, The majority of the photographs are 4 by 6 or larger.

There are a number of different airships shown, as well as aerial photographs of the USS PATOKA (AV-6, formerly AO-9), a converted oiler made into an at-sea docking ship. There are a number of photographs of the mast and docking mechanisms, as well as construction and repairs of the SHENANDOAH.

There is a very clearly captioned photograph of the entire crew (including Corporal Douglass) taken the day of the ill-fated storm. It measures 6 by 8 inches. . Here are several pages, representative of the 67 total pages in the album. 1   2  3  4  5   6
$1499.99 Available
     PHO-001
 USA
World War Two
 South Sea Island Head Hunters NEAR NINETY Photograph Album


This is a multi page album filled with period photographs of native men and women as shown.

The condition in near excellent.

Here are other views. 
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MTV-001
USA World War Two My Travels
 C E Horner 1941-1945 Photograph Album Book
This is a 6 x 9 inch 18 page book of 2 x 3.5 inch period photographs.

The 1st page shows a 4 engine clipper sea plane in Freetown Harbour. The remainder shows various German towns war damage and several pages of the Berlin Germany victory parade. The 1942 to 1944  wartime pages are absent.

The condition overall is good plus.

Here are other views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7.
$124.99 Available
USA-0188   USA 44th Anniversary Bolling Air Force Base July 1, 1962 Special Presentation copy to Brigadier General Marlin F Scanlon 2nd & 12th Commander Photograph Album This is 9 x 12 inch Twenty Seven page USAF blue leather covered album with gold letters. 

Each page has an 8 x 12 inch period photograph with a caption concerning the event to include the guests boarding the last flight out of the air field, the salute to fallen comrades at Arlington National Cemetery and other events.

The condition is near excellent overall.

Here are other views 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10.
$149.99 Available
USA-0199   USA Bolling Air Field 1920 Photograph Album .presented to Lt Col Marlin F Scanlon Who was the SECOND Bolling Field Commander This is a brown leather covered 6 x 8 inch 36 GILT edge page album that consists of portrait singed photographs of the then Chief of the Air Corps Major General Westover, Lt Col Scanlon & other base officers, etc.

The condition in s near excellent with several photos loose.

Here are other views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18..
$249.99 Available

USA-01
 SECRET Special Mission #75 to Japan Photo Album

This photo album is a formerly SECRET 20 Page Initial Phase of High Level Occupation Of Japan Special Mission #75 13 August To 12 September 1945 Photographic Unit History Loose Leaf Album.

This is an original wartime photocopy of the original now in the National Archives. It was originally classified SECRET and declassified some time after the end of the Occupation of Japan. There are a number of interesting captioned (photocopied) photographs of several important people in the initial phases of the occupation and preparation for surrender, including a very early photo of General Wainwright, atomic bomb damage, crew and staff photographs, and extensive captioning.

A couple of representative pages are shown here and here.

This one came from the estate of a senior commander involved in this operation

The condition is generally near excellent, with some minor wear, and general signs of handling and age. It measures 8-1/2 by 11 inches.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$499.99 Available

USA-03
1920s Named Reconnaissance Photographer Photograph Album

This is an extensively captioned photographic record of the flight of a US Air Service reconnaissance photographer, Tryeve A. Petersen. He was trained in aerial photography in both balloons and fixed wing aircraft.

This album documents the trip from Kelly Field (Texas) to Mitchell Field (New York) in 1924. He made stops all along the way, changing pilots and aircraft, and recording the events on film. From Kelly, he flew to Love Field (Dallas) to Scott Field (Belleville, IL), with stops in Muskogee, Chanute Field (Chicago), Langin Field (Moundsvilled, WV), Sheperd Field, Martinsburg (WV), Washington DC, and finally to Mitchell Field (NY). There are many photographs of aircraft (including one flying inverted), pilots, and a few snapshots of locations, railyard, a couple of dogs, and people scattered in among the mostly aviation material.

There are a total of 140 original photographs, and a couple of magazine photographs (for aviation content). There are 140 photographs in all, with 30 of them 9 by 6 inches or larger. The remainder range in size from 2-1/2 by 1-3/4 (less than a dozen), with the majority being 3 by 5 or larger.

There are some super-rare photographs of the massive recon camera mounted on the back of a DH-4, a photograph of the US Army airship TC-4 in flight and some breathtaking aerial shots of Washington DC, including aerial shots of the Capitol Building that will never be taken again. There are several large photographs of Captain Eastman's DH-4 inverted landing crash site. The vast majority of these photographs have never been published.

The condition of the album is generally very good, with all the photographs near excellent. The covers are simple cardboard, with one cover fractured at the retainer. The pages are yellowed from age, but still quite readable.

You will be pleased to add this album to your collection of early aerial reconnaissance photography.

It measures 8-1/2 by 11 inches, and it is well over 1 inch thick.

$1,499.99 Available
USA-033
Official 40th Infantry Division Photo Album
This is one of the official photo albums produced during WW2. The album measures 8.5 x 12 inches.

It has a front page index that has 300 numbered photos with captions.

It is a bound with aluminum pins. There are several photos absent and the condition is near excellent.

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
$349.99 Available
USA-0333
World War Two and earlier USMC Enlisted Man Aboard the USS Philadelphia and other places photograph Album
The 9 x 14 inch hand painted leather album contains 50 + pages of well filled candid photographs.

Condition overall is near excellent.  

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$149.99 Available
USA-0339
post World War Two Maj Nyberg US Army Nurse Photograph Album
This album is 9 x 13 inches and has 10 + pages of post wartime photographs 

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4.
$99.99 Available
 UK-33 UK World War One Ladies in Factory and Farm Photograph Album This is very fantastic album of 54 7 x 8 inch period photographs of them working PLUS in the back are 13 photographs of the king on a military review ceremony. 

All are pasted to the pages as shown with captions partially hidden in some cases. 

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4.
$249.99 Available

Japanese and Related Photo Albums


These albums all have high quality content with unusual or unique Japanese and Japanese-related content.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status






JPA-011
VERY RARE Japanese Aviation Official All Named (in Japanese) 82 page of over 400 PERIOD Aviation Photographs

This is an official album with Japanese titles adjoining each page filled with early aviation images of aircraft & personnel.

The condition is MINT.  Here are other views   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19.

Read more...  http://www.century-of-flight.net/new site/commercial/Japanese civil aviation.htm

$3,499.99 Available

JPA-01
1933 Dated Early Japanese Aviation Pioneer Pilots and Aircraft Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium Japanese pre-WWII military aviation content. There are a total of 80 11 by 14 inch leaves (160 pages) of completely captioPA1933Regiment2eriod photographs documenting the Japanese pioneer aviators from first flight to the every early 1930s.

There arPA1933Regiment2raphs that have unusual balloon and manned kite content, not including a number of studio portrait photographs of identified military aviators and other named personalities.

This photo album is one of the most completely documented sets of original photographs we have ever seen.  The captions are all in Japanese and printed clearly on each facing page of the album.

The album measures 11 by 14-1/2 inches and is almost 3 inches thick.  The cover is pebble textured leather with gold leaf lettering.  It reads from front to back (in the Japanese style).

The cover, dedication, foreword and more than 12 representative pages are shown below.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$4,999.99 Available

JPA-02
SS Gauleiter Japanese Admiral Visit To Germany 1944 Photo Album

This photo album has a VERY high degree of premium Japanese and German naval content. There are a total of 51 5 by 7 inch captioned glossy photographs documenting the Japanese Admiral Tokonaga's visit to Gauleiter Sprenger at his home in Germany 16 July 1944, just 5 days prior to the assassination attempt of 21 July 1944 on Hitler.

There are over a dozen photographs that have unusual SS content, including 10 photographs of SS-Obergruppenfuhrer u. General der Polizei Mazuro and Gauleiter Jakob Sprenger (Hesse - Nassau South).  In addition to a number of other named personalities.

This photo album was captured by a member of the 101st Airborne Division and presented to another airborne paratrooper with a script dedication on the front page reading:

To Jim J. Ferguson, an Airborne Trooper -- Walter Maverick Miller -- God Bless Always You and Yours.

The cover, dedication, and 6 representative pages are shown below.

This is an exceptional album and one you will be pleased to add to your collection.

$2,999.99 Available