American Pigeon Journal Breed Specials & more

This page consolidates the pages for Rollers, Tipplers, and Swallows features in American Pigeon Journals.

 

Collection of Roller Bulletins, Newslettes, etc. Binder stuffed with: National Birmingham Roller Club Constitution & Bylaws, Nat Birmingham Roller Club Bulletin, July/Aug 1999, 82 pages, Nat Performing Roller Assoc, Apr-June 2008 Newsletter 54 pages, ABRC Bulletin May/June 2002, 21 pages, plus selected pages on Roller genetcis, breeding and feature articles from 1993-96 newsletters, 150 pages, all in very good condition..........$30.00

 

Part 1: American Pigeon Journals with articles on Rollers

 

Most are in good condition or better. Magazines in less than good condition are offered at discounted price. Shipping in the US is $5.00 on the first, then a discount on the rest. Shipping outside the US is $10.00 on the first, then a discount on the rest. Outside the US shipping is by airmail. Tracking number provided on US shipments and Registered Mail is suggested for outside the US at an additional $10.00 fee. Paypal accepted with a 5% fee on the total. Personal US checks welcomed.

 

Jan 1935, $20.00, Derives Much Pleasure From Fifty Birmingham Rollers by St Louis Gobe 

Feb 1937, $20.00, Why Choose Rollers by Graham

Mar/Apr 1941, $15.00, The Pensom Rollers-Why I Prefer Them to Other Types by Buckley

Nov 1941, $15.00, Rollers and the Public by Mayson (big article)

May 1942, $15.00, The Birmingham Roller by Wm Pensom  x2

Oct 1942, $15.00, For the Roller Novice - What the Novice Should Learn About His Birds by Perkins

Nov 1942, $15.00, Rollers Are Smart Pigeons by Naether

Jan 1943, $15.00, Training Birmingham Rollers by Evans

Mar 1943, $15.00, Why We Like Rollers by Beery

May 1943, $15.00, Training Rollers by Beery

Oct 1943, $15.00, Roller Flying Our Favorite Hobby by Rothpletz  x2

Jun 1950, $10.00, The Breeding of Birmingham Rollers by Wm Pensom

Feb 1951, $10.00, The Pensom Roller Show at Des Moines by Evans, and Birmingham Rollers at the National by Pensom

March 1951, $5.00, My Experiences With Rollers by Mayson

June 1952, $10.00, Almond Rollers As Seen by A Novice by Stombaugh and Uses Stop Watch to Time Rollers by Evans

Oct 1952, $10.00, Some Obervations on Breeding Rollers by Evans

Jan 1953, $10.00, Woman Is Top Pensom Roller Breeder by Evans

Oct 1953, $10.00, Interesting Visit with Roller Breeders, by Gierach (8 lotfs reviewed)

Mar 1954, $5.00, Rollers Steal the Show at Indianapolis by Brown

July 1954, $10.00, What To Breed For In Rollers by Wm Pensom

Nov 1954, $10.00, Birmingham and Pensom Roller Notes by Macklin

June 1955, $10.00, Breeding The Birmingham Roller by Wm Pensom

July 1955, $5.00, Why I Prefer Rollers That Roll by Mercer and Selection Necessary For Good Rollers by Green

Aug 1955, $10.00, Breeding Birmingham Rollers That Spin by Wm Pensom and Birmingham Rollers Put On Aerial Show by L’Allemand (4 page article)

Oct 1955, $10.00, My Experience With The Roller Pigeon by Hart

Nov 1955, $10.00, Regarding The Showng of Rollers by Graham

Dec 1955, $10.00, Evolution of A Roller Fancier by Kopp and Rollers Healthy Birds-Not Epileptic by Moe

Jan 1956, $10.00, Birmingham Rollers Should Fly & Roll by Moe (2 copies)

Jun 1956, $10.00, Are The Shows Ruining Our Rollers? by Gierach

Jul/Aug 1956, $10.00, Birmingham Roller-The Most Intelligent by Mercer

Nov 1956, $10.00, The Rolling Propensity in Pigeons by Graham and The Story of “Old Man Henry”-A Very Successful Roller Breeder by Evans

Dec 1956, $10.00, Homing Ability of The Roller Pigeon by Hart x2

July 1958, $10.00, Developing and Maintaining Rollers by Atterbury

Aug 1958, $10.00, Developing and Maintaining Rollers by Atterbury

Sep 1958, $10.00, Developing and Maintaining Rollers by Atterbury

Dec 1958, $10.00, Rollers Are quite Easy To Train - Number One Problem of Pigeon Breeders - Disease Is Very Easily Spread - What To Do For Sick Birds by Plona

May 1959, $10.00, The Breeding Color in Rollers by Baker, and Birmingham Rollers Are My Favorites by Grant

Nov 1959, $10.00, Color Breeding in Rollers Interesting by Grant

Feb 1960, $10.00, My Experiences with Pensom Rollers by Stephens and An Unusual Experience With Rollers by Pierog and High Flying Rollers My Favorites by Blackman

Aug 1960, $10.00, Roller For Performance by Medlin

Dec 1960, $10.00, Breeding Birmingham Rollers, by Wm Pensom X2

Feb 1960, $10.00, My Experiences With Pensom Rollers by Stephens and An Unusual Experience With Rollers by Pierog and High Flying Rollers My Favorites by Blackman and ramblings Of A Roller Fancier by Lewis

Jan 1961, $10.00, Breeding The Birmingham Roller by Wm Pensom

Jul 1961, $10.00, A New Idea in Showing Rollers by Koenig

Jan 1962, $10.00, When, What and How to Feed Rollers by Orr

Mar 1963, $10.00, Feeding of Rollers For Kit Flying by Roettenbacher and Roller Breeder Becomes Active Again by Graham X2

May 1963, $10.00, Flying Roller Pigeons in Florida byMcDonald

July 1963, $10.00, Breeding the Birmingham Roller by Pensom

Oct 1963, $10.00, An Hypothesis on Roll-Downs in Roller Pigeons by Meyer (big article) 

May 1964, $10.00, Are We Killing The Real Roller by Everett X2

Nov 1964, $10.00, Will The Perfect Roller Ever Be Found - How High Will They Climb? by Graham

Dec 1964, $10.00, What Constitutes The Ideal Roller Pigeon? By Graham  x2

Oct 1965, $10.00, Rules And Judging Procedures for Flying Rollers by Wm Pensom x2

May 1966, $10.00, The Probable Causes of Fly-Away Kits by Catri

July 1966, $10.00, Show, Stock and Kit Birmingham Rollers by Gilbert

Oct/Nov 1966, $10.00, Achieving The Greatest Success in Roller Flying - Proper Facilities -Training Schedule ~ Flown First and Shown Later by Houghton

Dec 1966, $10.00, An Interesting Discussion - Why Do Rollers Roll? (3 page article)

Apr 1967, $10.00, Flying Competitions For Rollers & Tumblers by Wm Pensom (big article) x2

Feb 1967, $10.00, Is It Show or Performance in Roller by Harlow

Apr 1967, $10.00, Flying Competition for Rollers & Tumblers by Wm Pensom

July 1967, $10.00, The Challenge of the Baldhead Roller Pigeon by Owen x2

Aug 1967, $10.00, LeRoy Smith-One of America’s Pioneer Roller Fanciers by Johnson

Sept 1967, $10.00, A Good Question-Why Do Rollers Roll? By Shaffer (big article)  x2

Feb 1968, $10.00, Breeding The Birmingham Roller Pigeon by Wm Pensom

Apr 1968, $10.00, Breeding The Birmingham Roller Pigeon by Wm Pensom, and Revised Standard For American Rollers by Stevens , and Gus Lictenwald - Successful Roller Fancier by Cooper

May 1968, $10.00, Breeding The Birmingham Roller Pigeon by Wm Pensom

Jun 1968, $5.00, What Makes The Roller Pigeon Roll? by Wm Pensom x2

Nov 1968, $10.00, Roller Competition Based on Individual Performance by Botha

Jan 1969, $10.00, My Experience in Preventing Roller Losses by Hansen, and Spinners Versus Show Rollers by Silvey  x2

June 1969, $10.00, The Birmingham Roller - A Dual Purpose Breed by Johnson (big article) and A Proposed Standard for Depth of Roll by Botha

Feb 1969, $5.00, The Birmingham Rolelr Eye and Performance by Hilton

June 1969, $10.00, The Birmingham Roller-Dual Purpose Breed by Johnson

July 1969, $10.00, The Rolling Phenomenon in Rollers by Rinehart 

Oct 1970, $5.00, Standardization of Individual Roller Performance by Botha

Dec 1970, $5.00, Rollers - How Far Do They Spin? by Johnson 

May 1971, $5.00, Rolling or Tumbling in Pigeons by Ricklick, and Birmingham Roller in Name Only by Houghton, and A Discussion-Showing and Flying Rollers by Cooper

July 1971, $5.00, Important Information About Rollers by Petersen, and Must We Maintain Two Separate Roller Lofts? by Geiger 

Nov 1971, $5.00, Avoid Losses With Your Rollers by Prescott and Why and How Rollers Roll by Prescott

Dec 1971, $5.00, How About These Here Rollers by Keuling

March 1972, $5.00, My Opinion Regarding Roller Breeding by Bill Henderson

May 1972, $5.00, Rollers-Why Do They Spin by Kreuling and Views and Observations on the Roller by Martin

June 1972, $5.00, The Quality of the Birmingham Roller by Callahan

July 1972, $5.00, Important Points in Acquiring Birmingham Rollers by Callahan  x2

Oct 1972, $5.00, A Definite Training Program for Rollers by Prisco and Only One Type of Birmingham Roller by Darbyshire and The Serious Breeding of The Birmingham Roller by Callahan and The Minority Report on Rollers by Houghton and A Visit To Roller Breeders in England

Jan 1973, $5.00, Selecting and Breeding Rollers for Performance by Prisco and Pensom Roller Flying Technique by McRae

April 1974, $5.00, Training Your Young Kit of Rollers by Dabbyshire and Progress Report on Our Roller Special by Callahan

Dec 1974, $5.00, The Authentic Birmingham Roller by McRae (4 page article)

Feb 1975, $5.00, My Battle With the Rollers by Small

July 1975, $5.00, Importance of Good Eyes in Birmingham Rollers by Hilton and A Genetic Investigation of Roller and Tumbler Pigeons by Entrikin (big article)  x2

Dec 1975, $5.00, Genuine Birmingham Roller-Extinction or Survival? By Blaas

Jan 1976, $5.00, We Need Top Quality Performing Rollers by Mathews, and Birmingham Rollers and 4-H Clubs by Workman, and The Computer as an Aid in Roller Breeding by Botha, and In Search of Serious Roller Breeding by Crane, and Roller-But The Trees Were a Problem! by Bobcock

Dec 1976, $5.00, Body Type in True-Rolling Birmingham Roller Pigeon by Crane (x2)

April 1977, $5.00, Breeding Individual Champion Rollers by Davis

Jan 1978, $5.00, Proper Type Most Important in Breeding Rollers by Callahan, and A Case for Bull Eyed Baldhead Rollers by Fife and Is Your Roller Kit Worth $7.95 by Kowalski

April 1978, $5.00, Rolling styles To Look For In Rollers by Davis

May 1978, $5.00, The Ideal Birmingham Roller by Jones

April 1979, $5.00, Where Did All Those Pretty Rollers Go? By Hart

Feb 1979, $5.00, A Misconception of the High Flying Roller by Catri and An Objective Standard of Roller Performance by Kowalski, and A Deviant Roller Club and its Activities by Stone (2 copies)

Sept 1980, $5.00, My Idea of a Show Roller by Vines

Oct 1980, $5.00, Developing a Roller Ethic by Schoenning and The Legacy of A Master Roller Breeder by Martin (tribute to George Gulla)

Aug 1980, $5.00, Rollers; Progressive Breeder Selection by Jones

Jan 1981, $5.00, Rollers by Reber, and Birmingham Rollers Can Make You Wonder by Williams, and A Change in The Roller Standard? by Murkley

Apr 1981, $5.00, The “Secret” of Correct Performance by Williams (big article)

June 1981, $5.00, The Birmingham Roller Looker? by Grabowski

Sept 1981, $5.00, The Birmingham Roller by Hearn (comments on Pensom's book The Birmingham Roller (big article))

Jan 1983, $5.00, Standard of Showing Birmingham Rollers by Brown. and Progenity Testing and Type in Flying Rollers by Crane,and A Good Pigeon Club - The Roller Association by Siggins, and It Takes Time and Patience To Start Your Family of Rollers by Schaeffer.

Feb 1983, $5.00, Measuring The Angular Velocity of The Birmingham Roller Pigeon by Reimann, and The Supreme Birmingham Roller Master Breeder by Russell,

Feb 1984, $5.00, Color in The Birmingham Roller by Duffin and United Roller Club of America by Petersen

July 1985, $5.00, Flying Birmingham Rollers by Krenz

 

WORLD ROLLER HAPPENINGS ~ ISSUE #2 OF 2 ~  In good/very good condition ~ In February 2009 I sold the first issue on eBay for $80.00 ~ this is a wonderful magazine but it is the last of just two issues ~ very rare ..................$75.00



Part 2: American Pigeon Journals with articles on Tipplers

 

Updated June 2013

 

Most are in good condition or better. Magazines in less than good condition are offered at a discounted price. Shipping in the US is $5.00 on the first, then a discount on the rest. Shipping outside the US is $10.00 on the first, then a discount on the rest. Outside the US shipping is by airmail. Tracking number provided on US shipments and Registered Mail is suggested for outside the US at an additional $10.00 fee. Paypal accepted with a 5% fee on the total. Personal US checks welcomed.

 

Feb 1936, $15.00 (w/fault),  Flying Tippler Records by Prud'Homme, and Tippler Topics for February by DeClute

Dec 1941, $15.00 Highfliers-Explaining the Difference Between Tipplers and Danzig Highfliers by Kaiser

Aug 1942, $15.00: More About Tipplers: Good Fliers and show Birds Produced by Selective Breeding by Ervin Grube 

Jul 1948, $15.00: Training for Long Time Tippler Flying by Nelson Balmer

May 1951, $10.00, Practical Tips on Breeding Tipplers, Funk article No. 1

June 1951, $10.00, Successful Flying Tippler Management by Prud’Homme and Practical Tips on Breeding Tipplers by Funk article No. 2

July 1951, $10.00, Practical Tips for Breeding Tipplers by Funk, article No. 3

Aug 1951 $10.00, Practical Tips for Breeding Tipplers by Funk Article No. 4

Oct 1951, $10.00, Flying Tipplers for the Beginner by Hagan

Nov 1951, $10.00, Practical Tips for Breeding Tipplers by Funk article No. 5

Dec 1951, $10.00, Practical Tips for Breeding Tipples by Funk article No. 6

April 1956, $10.00, Tippler Club Hails New Y.B. Record by Hoffman

May 1956, $10.00, Flying Tipplers Set New World's Record by Prud'Homme

Aug 1958, $10.00, Types and Strains In Flying Tipplers by Hoffman

Sept 1956, $10.00, A Competitive Sport of Tippler Flying by Hoffman (big article) x2

Dec 1958, $10.00, Types and Strains in Flying Tipplers by Hoffman and A Comparison of Tippler & Homer Flying by Hoffman

Jan 1959, $10.00, A Comparison of Tippler & Homer Flying by Hoffman. x2

Mar 1959, $10.00, Tippler- Why Known As High Flyer by Hoffman

April 1959, $5.00, What is A Good Tippler? by Hoffman

May 1959, $5.00, An Experience in Tippler Flying by Ball and How The Tippler Got Its Name by Hoffman

Aug 1959, $10.00, The Use of Droppers in Tippler Flying by Hoffman x2

Dec 1959, $10.00, My Experiences With Flying Tipplers; Fantails as Droppers by Ball x2

March 1960, $10.00, Advice on Tipplers and Tippler Flying by Ball

April 1960, $5.00, Flying Tipplers for Pleasure by Ball

June 1960, $10.00, Training Tipplers for Competition by Ball (big article)

July 1960, $10.00, Training Tipplers for Competition by Ball

Oct 1960, $10.00, New Flying Tippler Record Established by Funk

Nov 1960, $10.00, I Will Never Fly Tippler Hens by Ball x2

Mar 1963, $10.00, An Interesting Book on Flying Tipplers by Funk

Aug 1965, $10.00: More on the Size of Flying Tipplers by Robert Hinz

Dec 1967, $10.00: The Tippler Pigeon - It’s Origin and History (How the Tippler Got its Name - Origin of the Breed, Show Tipplers Mostly Brown and Brown Mottle - Bronze Tipplers)  by Charles Dinkelmeyer

May 1968, $5.00: The World’s Record of 20 Hours for Flying Tipplers by Bob Hinz

May 1970, $5.00: Flying Tipplers Ideal for Small Islands by Turton, Kingston Jamaica

July 1970, $5.00, Flying Tipplers Are My Hobby by Kaupschaefer, and Flying Tippler Tips fro England by Loach

Aug 1970, $5.00: Flying Tippler Assoc of America Flying Rules by David Jordan

Sep 1970, $5.00: Flying Tipplers in England by Loach

Feb 1971;$5.00, Flying Tipplers-The Real Marathon Flyers by Kaupschaefer, West Germany.

May 1971, $5.00: Flying Tipplers and the Magic of a Kit Box by Nassar Shirakbarai

Dec 1971, $5.00: The Exhibition Tippler and the Flying Tippler by Tom Lewis

July 1972, $5.00, The Flying Trance in Tipplers by Prescott and Are Pure MacClesfield Tipplers Available Today by Kaupschaefer

Jan 1979, $5.00, How To Train Your Flying Tipplers by Smith

Nov 1979, $5.00 Why I Like The Show Bronze Tippler by Cashman

Oct 1980, $5.00, Tippler Trademark Equals Excellence by Smith

Sept 1982, $5.00, Bronzed Show Tipplers by Rawson

June 1986, $5.00, Show Tipplers Nitty Gritties by Rawson

Mar 1988, $5.00: Dark Flying With Flying Tipplers by Gordon Hughes

Apr 1991, $5.00 More Almond Flying Tipplers by Cissick 

 

Pigeon Fancier Feb 1995, $10.00: The Awesome Bunch, Flying Tipplers at Their Best by Jerry Pace and Flyaways: Beginnings with Young Tipplers by Howard Kogan

 

 

Pigeon Debut Tippler Special (all the articles and all advertising on Tipplers) ~ April 2000 ~ $20.00

 

 

Part 3: American Pigeon Journals with articles on Swallows


Updated June 2010 


Most are in good condition or better. Magazines in less than good condition are offered at a discounted price. Shipping in the US is $5.00 on the first, then a discount on the rest. Shipping outside the US is $10.00 on the first, then a discount on the rest. Outside the US shipping is by airmail. Tracking number provided on US shipments and Registered Mail is suggested for outside the US at an additional $10.00 fee. Paypal accepted with a 5% fee on the total. Personal US checks welcomed.


Dec 1932, $20.00, Pigeon Digest for December - The Swallow (with full page illustration)


Jan 1943, $15.00, Fifty Years of swallows by Hummel, and Swallows in Australia by Schafer


April 1944, $15.00, The Swallow - Describes the Various Varieties of Swallow (plus page illustration of 9 types) by Wagner


July 1948 $15.00, The Monk by Macklin, 2 page feature


Mar 1950 $10.00, The Swallow Pigeon, Part 1 H.P. Macklin, 2.5 page feature

Apr 1950 $10.00, The Fairy Swallow, Part 2, H. P. Macklin, 2.5 page feature, and The Swallow Family by Hummel

May 1950 $10.00, The Swallow Family - The White Barred Fairy Swallow by Hummel and The Stork Pigeon by Macklin


June 1950, $10.00, The Spangled Fairy Swallow by Hummel


Aug 1951, $10.00, My Experience with Spangled Swallows by Scafer, (Fairy Swallow on cover)


Sept 1954 $10.00, The Nuremburg Lark - Part 1 by Macklin and Claude H. Erickson - Swallow Fancier by Hummel

Oct 1954 $10.00, The Coburg Lark - Part 2 by Macklin

Nov 1954 $10.00, The Swiss Pigeons by Macklin, 2 page feature


Dec 1954 ($10.00) Visit With A Veteran Swallow Breeder - Dr Lynn Hummel - A study of markings of Swallow Pigeons by Erickson


Dec 1957, $10.00, Little Known Clean Legged Cousins (Swallows) by Macklin


Aug 1967, $10.00, Color And Markings Important in Swallows by Hester


July 1969, $10.00, The Breeding of Swallows by Lacy (big article) x2


Jun 1976, $5.00 Pigeon Breeding in Czechoslovakia by Turecek (on swallows, 4 page article)


Pigeon Review Magazine,

March 1981, $10.00, Swallow Pigeon Types by Romig, and Swallow Pigeon Heads by Romig, and The Recreation of the Saxon Field Pigeon by Romig


APJ Breed Special on Swallows, April 1976, $25.00

APJ Breed Special on Swallows, March 1985, $25.00


Color Prints from Fulton's Illustraded Book of the Pigeon 1878

Swallow Print; Hyacinth, Shield and Suabian pigeons; $25.00

Swallow Print: Burmese or Florentine, Starling and Spot Fairy pigeons; $25.00

Swallow Print: Yellow, Black, Red and Blue; $25.00

Swallow Print: Priest, Swiss or Crescent, Fire-back; $25.00

Black & White Print and breed description from Fulton: The Fairy Swallow, $10.00

 

 

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Updated June 2013