A note to all buyers: Please note that Israeli mail service to most countries is limited because of the global pandemic and there are delays in the shipment and arrival of items to all destinations. Shipping procedures are slow and buyers must expect long mail time. Buyers must acknowledge these issues before making a offer. Thank you for the understanding. Up for sale is a very rare vintage late 1927/8 black & white original photo of theIreland Aircraft (Amphibion Inc.) 'Neptune' Flying Boat Plane The Ireland Neptune was a four or five place pusher configuration biplane sold in flying boat and amphibian versions. Designed in the U.S. by Ireland Aircraft (Inc.) and first flown in 1927, with a Wright Whirlwind aircraft engine. Well over 50 were built. The photo is numbered #1713 and has an embossed stamp mark of the photographer/maker:REID STUDIO61 BROADWAYPATERSON, N.J.It also has some writing on the backside Size of photo: 10" x 8"Condition:This sepia-toned photograph is in good condition for its age with light wear on the rim and a minor cut on the lower right corner. This is a rare and unique photo – do not let this item slip through your fingers. This will make a fine addition to any collection of Aviation. A note to all buyers : Please keep in mind that if you buy this item, the shipping time can be very long due to the global epidemic. I can not guarantee that the arrival of the item to your destination will be with-in the promised time table.I don't consider myself an expert on all my findings, but I do try my best to describe them the best I can. That's why I ask that you ask questions first before offerding if you aren't sure about this item! I will be happy to send any additional photo’s. PayPal is the only method of payment accepted. Payment is due within 1 day of close of sale Winning buyer agrees to pay shipping cost. Shipment will be via Registered Airmail.Shipment fee: to the USA: $12.50, to Canada: 12.50, to the U.K. & Europe: $12.50, to Australia: $18.50 and in Israel $4.50 (Registered post or pick-up).I normally use Registered Airmail with limited internet tracking for items valued up to $100. If the customer prefers a courier-based shipping service such as Priority Mail (Express Mail Service with full internet tracking) and is willing to cover the higher costs, I will be happy to accommodate.In the case of lost or damaged items, Registered Airmail covers compensation for the item value & postage costs up to $100 maximum. Higher levels of compensation are included only in the EMS services.It takes up to 3 or more weeks for delivery. Sometimes postal service is getting slower especially at weekends and holiday. Occasionally there may be delays because of extra security checks at the post office. I have earned my high response record by being honest, fair and by describing items for sale as accurately as possible. If any buyer finds that this is not the case, I will gladly refund. (Buyer is responsible for shipping charges).Good Luck and thanks for offerding!