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1965 - 1968 ORIGINAL GROUP OF FOUR [4] MANUSCRIPT DIARIES HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG 1ST LIEUTENANT SERVING HIS COUNTRY IN A BALLISTIC MISSILE BUNKER READY TO DEFEND AMERICA FROM THE SOVIET THREAT

By: D.R.

Price: $8,255.99

Publisher: LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS AR AFB, 1965

Seller ID: 0002107

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a fascinating group of manuscript relics of the Cold War being four [4] calendars used as diaries with handwritten notations and entries detailing the service and activities of a Titan II ICBM [Intercontinental Ballistic Missile] launch crew at Little Rock AFB, in 373 SMS/308 SMW from September 1964 to September of 1968 making for a one of a kind look at the height of the Cold War of an active duty ballistic missile combat crew. The author details everything from alerts, scrambles, recurring training, inspections, operational notes, promotions, and of course the author's personal n... View more info

1897 - 1959 USA PATENTS: EARLY ARCHIVE OF 24 PATENTS FOR ELECTRICITY, GENERATORS, TURBINES AND GOVERNORS

By: F.M. RITES, R.D. MERSHON, J.A. LIGHTHIPE, C.G. CURTIS, J. WILKINSON, H. KELLER, S.D. SPRONG, J.G. ACEVES, H.E. WARREN +++

Price: $985.99

Publisher: Washington DC, USA, 1897

Seller ID: 000728

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an old cloth-bound notebook (9"x12") containing the stored patent papers for twenty-four (24) mechanical inventions from 1897 thru 1965 with the majority in the first 20 years of the century. Documents were maintained by an aero-space firm in Massachusetts that went out of business in the nineties but whose name we do not know. Papers include diagrams, descriptions, technical data and patent info for devices that were likely issued to, purchased by or owned by the company over many years. Patents include: Governing Device for Fluid Pressure Motors, 1897 (Patent # 582,233)... View more info