December 17th, 2013 Wright Brothers Day December 17th, 2013 Pan American Aviation Day December 18th, 2013 International Migrants Day December 19th, 2013 International South-South Cooperation Day December 20th, 2013 International Human Solidarity Day December 21st, 2013 December Solstice December 24th, 2013 Christmas Eve December 25th, 2013 Christmas Day December 26th, 2013 Kwanzaa December 31st, 2013 New Year's Eve January 1st, 2014 New Year's Day January 6th, 2014 Epiphany January 7th, 2014 Orthodox Christmas Day January 13th, 2014 Stephen Foster Memorial Day January 14th, 2014 Orthodox New Year January 14th, 2014 Prophet's Birthday January 16th, 2014 Tu B'Shevat January 17th, 2014 Lee Jackson Day
Original A.w.birch Usaaf B-29 Bomber Personnel Caricature Cartoon Group Of 12 For Sale
This sale is for a group of photographs ofcartoons generally described as follows.
>>> Each of these photo cards depicts, in caricature, one each of the following US Army Air Forcesbomber personel. These personel are flying on a B-29 bomber which, according to the "cartoons" are over the United States.
<> AIRPLANE COMMANDER
> Kicking back and relaxing reading a book titled "S.O.P. HOW TO TAKE OFF HOW TO LAND and surrounded with other books, glass of ice, flowers in a vase, telephone, an axe (In Case of Fire-throw In and To Maintain Discipline), Omaha telephone directory, cob webs etc.
> Filing his fingernails, Esquire magazine, Memo reading "Do nothing till you hear from me.. signed Airplane Comm.", wearing slippers. bottle of milk and cereal, games, girly photo etc.
> Using hands and feet to work a slide rule and controls, hangman noose, notes stuck everywhere (In case of fire hit the silk), check list (Throttle engine, throttle pilot, stay sober, etc.), book on "Insanity Made Easy", a hanging feather marked " Prop Feather" etc.
> Sitting at a table with chart and a "Ye olde crystal ball ", trash bin full of charts, Ouija Board game, Superman comic book, Almanac etc.
> Sitting on thedeck with a crystal ball, Ouija Board, chart of Phoenix Tuscon,sign reading " To find drift spin arrow" etc.
<> RADIO OPERATOR
> Sleeping in his chair surrounded with parachute ondeck, open candy box, girly photos, sign " Spare Key" with a door key, rag with sign "For wiping static from antenna", various titled books, etc.
> All twisted up like a pretzel, crossed eyed andcovered in a film photo log roll, "humorous" signs everywhere, stacked magazines etc.
> Relaxingand sighting along an "An auxiliary bomb sight", other bomb sight covered "Out of Order", box of grenades marked " Throw if bombs fail to release", check list " Set alarm -Wake up for bomb run -Back to sleep!, yo-yo in his hand etc.
> This charactor has a 20th Air Force patch on his left sleeve.
<> C.F.C GUNNER
> Sitting on the deck reading a book surrounded with otheritems, emergency kit "Sling Shot - Bean Shooter - Fly Swatter - Rivet Gun", etc.
<> LEFT GUNNER
> Sitting with feet proped up reading a book " Wolf Stories", cards, candy and cigerette pack on table, etc.
<> RIGHT GUNNER
> Sitting back sleeping with items on table, open book " Bedtime Stories", open canned beef, pocket knife, open crackers, check list etc.
<> TAIL GUNNER
> Sitting and dozing off surrounded by Diploma "Qualified Putt-Putt Expert", open book "Live Alone and Like It" etc.
>>>> Each of the above listed photo cards are signed in the lower right corner (as part of the photo) : BIRCH. According to our research this artist would be A.W. Birch.
> Each card measures 5" x 4".
We have no futher information as regards this artist other then what was discovered on the Internet. These cards were obtained at an estate sale from a WW II veteran who had passed.
Condition of each card is very good with some having the appearance of fading. These photo cards may be original reproduced photos of the original cartoons.These ARE photographs which appear to have been handed out to this Veteran.
PLEASE, PLEASE review all of our attached photos and ask questions before purchase!!!!
Additional photos are available upon request.
There will be a "NO BUY IT NOW" policy for these.
All of the above are for one sale price.
Thank you and good luck offerding!!
This item has been shown 12 times.
Original A.w.birch Usaaf B-29 Bomber Personnel Caricature Cartoon Group Of 12 : $70