Post-World War I U. S. Army Balloon Company Photograph Album 1920s
Post-World War I U. Army Balloon Company – Photograph Album – 1920s. New England Photograph Album featuring what appears to be the Army’s 531st Balloon Company at Boston circa 1921. Various New England locations. The album contains 58 black and white photographs, most measuring approximately 2.5″ x 4.5″. Most photographs are in nice shape and held to the page with corner mounts; a few have light corner creases. Minor wear to the cover and pages. The highlight of the album is a section with 19 photographs of a post-WWI Army Balloon Company. One of the photographs is annotated on the reverse in pencil, 531st BC. The 531st Balloon Company was a reserve unit located in the Boston area in the early 1920s. Unit members holding an American flag, A military balloon being inflated, Men climbing into a balloon’s basket, A balloon ascending, A balloon in flight and Bird’s-eye views taken from a balloon. Other sections of the album contain earlier photographs of. John’s Chapel, campus grounds, crew practice, a baseball game, etc. , An auto trip scenery, very muddy roads, two autos stuck in the mud, etc. , A farm (hay stacks, corn field, cargo truck), and Several street scenes (marked New Bedford on the reverse) showing a book and shoe store, hotel, tobacco and fruit store, and millinery. View My Other Items For Sale. I know that this can be expensive, but I’ve switched to this method because I’ve had too many claims of non-receipt by international buyers. Please don’t assume anything that is not specifically stated or shown on this listing page. This is a Read’Em Again Books. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). We think that you’ll find our prices to be very competitive with other internet booksellers. In addition to a nice selection of Americana, diaries, journals, photograph albums and other unique personal narratives, we also maintain a small stock of children’s books, illustrated books, unusual non-fiction as well as ephemera, prints, sheet music, maps, and occasionally postcards antique toys & games, tobacciana, and breweriana. The item “Post-World War I U. S. Army Balloon Company Photograph Album 1920s” is in sale since Tuesday, July 28, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “ksanftleben” and is located in Dumfries, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, to China, to Mexico, to Germany, to Japan, to France, to Australia, RU, DK, RO, SK, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, GR, PT, CY, SI, SE, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Austria, IL, to New Zealand, SG, AE, QA, KW, BH.