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158084

Rare BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West Show & Scout Fame PRINT 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107582919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Oct. 18, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody Among the various portraits inside is a nice one of; "Hon. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)". There is a brief bit of text on him on pg. 2. A wealth of other prints including a fullpg: "The Humors of Sport", and other sensationalized prints. There is a nice full-figure & fullpg. print of a boxer: "Dominick Francis McCaffrey--Who claims the Championship of America..." (see wikipedia/Google for more on him). Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:12

$64.00
158061

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106925653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 10, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of pg. 3 has column heads: "THE CUSTER BATTLE" "A Report from the Battle Field" "Description of the Terrible Scene" with the text providing various details (see). The article takes half a column. This is followed by: "A Bold Outrage by Negroes In South Carolina". Four pages, some tears at edges with some inside pg. archival mends, generally good condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:55

$67.00
158060

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, Dec. 3, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has all ads and notices on the front page, news, topical items and ads on pages 2 & 3, and all ads and notices on the bkpg. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, nice ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
158040

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907981354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 22, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "To Treat With Yumas" "A Committee Appointed to See Them" "Some Interesting News From Tucson" "Burial Of A Wax Man" "A Corpse that Was Not Human" "He Feigns Death & Leaves a Wax Figure For His Friends to Weep Over" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:24

$37.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157850

Rare DOWNIEVILLE Sierra County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Rush Town 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100123932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, September 21, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town * Sierra County Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the town's founder, a Scotsman who led an expedition of nine miners (7 African-Americans) up the Yuba River. Four pages, various local news & ads, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:28

$38.00
157795

Rare & Early SAFFORD AZ Graham County Arizona Territory OLD WEST 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096636744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GRAHAM GUARDIAN, Safford, Graham County, Arizona, July 9, 1905 A quite uncommon title from Eastern Arizona and a territorial title as well as Arizona did not become a state until 7 years later. Four page, loose at the spine, much chipping at the margins and many tears at the margins. Very fragile and must be handled very carefully.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:09

$37.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157755

Rare CRESTED BUTTE Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489750

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CRESTED BUTTE REPUBLICAN, Colorado, May 24, 1882 * Rare Gunnison County title * Volume I issue A rare newspaper which lasted for less than two years. The only institutional holding of this title noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) was the Kansas Historical Society but that collection was purchased in its entirety by us. In the 1860s and 1870s coal and silver mines began to open in the Crested Butte area and many little mining towns formed. However, when silver mining hit on hard times, many of these towns failed. Crested Butte was in a better position to survive because it served as a supply town to the surrounding area. The other industry that supported Crested Butte was... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$59.00
157751

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095726009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 29, 1882 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:43

$37.00
157677

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899243531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 11, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 14:53

$43.00
157578

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895966972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 3, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. The ftpg. has: "Three Men Wounded" "A Desperate Shooting Affray in Oakland" "Two Innocent Men are Killed in the Melee" and "Dynamite in New Mexico" and pg. 2 has: "Witches In Motion" which is interesting. Other varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:37

$43.00
157576

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088544963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS APPEAL-AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The top of the front page has nice column heads: "ROBBED MASKED MEN" "A Santa Fe Train Is Held Up" "The Robbery Occurred Near Red Rock, Indian Territory" "Gleaming Winchester Forced the Engineer To Be Obedient" "Scores of Shots Fired Before the Messenger Yielded" "Robbers Threatened to Use the Fireman as a Shield" with other subheads. A very nice & quite detailed account of this famous train robbery by the infamous Dalton Gang. See the photos for the fine content. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, various small margin tears with a bit of edge chipping, mostly loose at the spi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:33

$96.00
157572

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088539356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has nice column heads: "Terrible Battle Between U.S. Troops and Indians" "Gen. Custer And His Whole Command Slaughtered" "Whole Number Killed, 315" with the text including two accounts. The article takes over one-third of a column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, somewhat ragged at the blank margins of the back leaf, a few small fold tears, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:22

$140.00
157540

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Peace Conference Dispatches Signed 1865 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372087574385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln dispatches * Closing months of Civil War The first column heads on the Civil War include: "THE PEACE FAILURE" "President Lincoln's Report "All About The Blair Mission" "The Official Orders, Letters, etc." "Mr. Lincoln's Pilgrimage" "A Brief & Useless Conference" "Secretary Seward's Letter to Minster Adams" Included are many letters & dispatches signed by A. Lincoln (11), Jefferson Davis (2), Alexander H. Stephens (4), W.H. Seward (2), U.S. Grant (2), Edwin Stanton (3), and others. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:33

$29.00
158071

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908445084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:06

$44.99
157415

BUFFALO BILL mention in Early 1879 Woodland, California Yolo County Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879 Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tells the following story of his official career in the far West..." which follows (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, library ink stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:11

$57.00
157386

Very Rare SITKA ALASKA Panhandle Territory Pre Klondike Gold Rush 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891193862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, June 4, 1887 * Very rare Alaska Territorial issue Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by ten years. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 13 by 20 in.). The front page has an interesting article about the Eskimos, titled: "From Kodiak" which begins: "The so-called summer season is rapidly advancing in this central region of Alaska, but winter seems to cling to us with highly disagreeable persistency..." with much more, taking over a full column and signe... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:08

$420.00
157347

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079829861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see hyperlink for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:41

$3,350.00
157336

BLACK HILLS South Dakota Exploration & Ealry Baseball 1875 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079809357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 30, 1875 * Black Hills - South Dakota * Early baseball The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "THE BLACK HILLS" "The First White Men Who Ever Penetrated Their Center" "Magnificent Scenery of the Rugged & Untrod Peaks" "The Wonders of This Wild & Mysterious Region" "Evidence that the Hills Are Not Frequented by Indians" "The Existence of Gold No Longer a Mythical Story" plus a wealth of subheads. A terrific article on early explorations of the Black Hills. Inside has a wealth of baseball reporting with: "BALL AND BAT" The Washington's Again Taken Into Camp by the Brown Stockings" "Blong Secedes From the Reds to the Stars, or Covington" "Manag... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:15

$43.00
157911

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391904555105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 24, 1873 * Old West title The front page has an interesting & rather progressive view of suicide titled: "Not Always Cowardice". Page 2 has news from: "Arizona" plus other local & national reports. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at the margins, great condition. A very early newspaper from San Diego.

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Ends October 18, 2017 08:57

$34.99
157235

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians Cheyenne Kansas 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887856468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 11, 1885 * Apache Wars Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 has: "The Indian Troubles" "Grievances of Cheyennes to be Redressed--Protecting the Kansas Border--Apaches take Refuge in Mountain Fastnesses" "Preparing for an Outbreak". Also: "They Didn't Lynch Him" "A Project to Hang the Cape Girardeau Wretch Falls Through..." and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:11

$30.00
157177

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn George Armstrong Courtship 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MAINE STANDARD, Augusta, Oct. 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer With the Custer massacre just over 3 months old, the front page has an interesting article: "Story of Gen. Custar's (sic) Courtship", with much detail. Four pages, large size, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, bit of foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
157151

Rare DAYTON Columbia County Washington Territory OLD WEST 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886459319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC STATE JOURNAL, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington (Territory), July 13, 1883 * Rare Old West title This is a volume 1 issue of a title we have never had before from Washington, 6 years before it would become a state. "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that it lasted for just 2 years, with just 5 issues held by one institution and scattered issues by another. A typical newspaper of the day, large size, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some very discrete archival mends at margins, some damp staining. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:08

$89.00
157150

Rare INDIAN Territory Native American South Dakota Iapi Oaye 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074041259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IAPI OAYE, THE WORD CARRIER, published by the Dakota Mission in Dakota Indian territory (later South Dakota), June, 1880 * Very rare title This very uncommon newspaper was founded in 1871 with the first three pages in the Dakota Indian language, and the last page in English. In 1884 the editor decided to divide & separately publish the Dakota and English language material, titled separately "Iapi Oaye" and "Word Carrier". This issue precedes that event and carries both names in the masthead (see). The entire ftpg. is a print of "Kunsitku Wicayawaste - Grandmother's Blessing." As noted above, pages 2 - 5 are in the Dakota Indian language. Pages 6-8 are in English, with the bkpg. including... See More  

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:07

$130.00
157087

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372070337281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY DETROIT PRESS, Michigan, July 22, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has column heads: "THE MASSACRE OF CUSTER" "Description of a Michigan Soldier Who Saw the Field of Battle" which is prefaced with: "Lt. John Carland...writes...under date of 'Mouth of the Little Horn, June 29th', the following vivid account of Custer's battle with the Sioux..." and the details are descriptive and sickening, including: "...it makes one heart-sick to look over the battle ground & see the poor fellow, some of them with their entrails cut out, others with their eyes dug out & heart laid across their face...They did not disfigure ... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2017 15:20

$228.00
156946

Rare BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA Mono County Valley OLD WEST 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068000989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRIDGEPORT CHRONICLE-UNION, Mono County, California, December 4, 1880 * Rare Old West title A very rare title from this town very high in the mountains near the Nevada border. Today it is a tourist-focused community. Gregory (Union List of American Serials) notes that only two institutions have ANY issues of this title, one of which has this issue. Four pages, with various local news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Archivally rejoined at the spine with some loss at the spine, some archival mends at the margins, generally nice condition but it should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:06

$94.00
156242

Rare OURAY COLORADO Old West Gold & Silver Mining Miners Town 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861865062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OURAY TIMES, Colorado, Feb. 3, 1883 * Very rare Old West title A very rare newspaper as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only the Colorado Historical Society records any issues of this title. Originally established by miners chasing silver and gold in the surrounding mountains, the town at one time boasted more horses and mules than people. Prospectors arrived in the area in 1875. At the height of the mining, Ouray had more than 30 active mines. The town is named for Chief Ouray of the Utes, a Native American tribe. By 1877 Ouray had grown to over 1,000 in population. The ftpg. has: "Ouray County Mines" "Further Description of the Great Strike in the Red Mountain ... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:12

$147.00
156101

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1866 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037913147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 24, 1866 * Wild Old West * Rare title Among the articles are: "The Shadows of the Future" "The Case of Horse-Stealing" "How Some People Live" "California Fruit at the World's Fair" & so much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:55

$32.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
155891

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850483317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 19, 1905 * Rare title * Many scenes from the television series Rawhide were filmed in Tucumcari An uncommon and early newspaper from 7 years before New Mexico would become a state. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few small tape mends, should be handled with care. Background (Wiki): In 1901, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad built a construction camp in the western portion of modern-day Quay County. Originally called Ragtown, the camp became known as Six Shooter Siding, due to numerous gunfights. Its first formal name, Douglas, was used only for a short time. After it grew into a permanent settlement, it was renamed Tucu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:49

$40.00
155877

Rare PAT GARRETT Billy The Kid Assassin Old West Sheriff PRINT 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026491078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 7, 1885 * Very rare Pat Garrett illustration * American Old West lawman * Billy The Kid assassin fame Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Most of page 2 and part of pg. 3 are taken up with considerable reporting on a convention of cattlemen held in this city, St. Louis. As interesting as the content is, certainly the most notable item is the very rare portrait of "Pat Garrett", captioned as such, it appearing here because of him being in the cattle business. But the short biography talks more of heroic... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:22

$347.00
155823

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849244094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination The first column on the ftpg. has a brief, discrete report: "Jesse James, the train-robber, alluded to elsewhere, is dead from the effects of the shooting in St. Joseph, Mo. Perhaps Jesse don't care much, as there could have been but little satisfaction in leading such a life as he led." (see photo) Page 4 has a lengthier report, with more editorial comment, headed: "A Shooting an Outlaw--Cowardly Act" which begins: "A brace of miserable cowards, named Charles and Robert Ford, who formerly belonged to the notorious James gang, and were concerned in a number of train robberies...came to St. ... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:44

$155.00
155732

Rare WEAVERVILLE Trinity County CALIFORNIA Old West Mining Town 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019924376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, Trinity County, California, Oct. 20, 1888 * Rare title A quite rare issue from this Northern California town. Founded in 1850, Weaverville is an historic California Gold Rush town. Nestled at the foot of the current Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Weaverville was once home to approximately 2,000 Chinese gold miners and had its own Chinatown. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some margin tears and a few small archival mends within. Generally nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:24

$56.00
155691

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES re. Assassination at St. Joseph MO 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019680870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 9, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Keeping in mind that Jesse James was killed just 6 days previous, page 9 has a column beginning: "JESSE JAMES" "He Would Not Have Been Welcome at the Penitentiary" "A Reminiscence of the Attempt to Offer Amnesty--Senator Vest's Strange Meeting with the Bandits...He Predicts That Frank James Will Avenge Jesse's Death" Included is: "...that the redoubtable bandit was much better dead outside of the penitentiary than alive within its walls...". The article takes almost an entire column. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:24

$64.00
155556

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Near Carey Ohio 1890 Saginaw Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Oct. 8, 1890 * Old west style train robbery The top of a front page column is headed: "DARING TRAIN ROBBERY" "The Robbers Board the Train Twice and Fight the Crew" "Amount Stolen Not Known" "They Gag a Worthy Express Messenger & Then Try & Shoot Him--After Leaving the Train They Board it Again and Fight the Crew". The text, which takes half a column, reads like a classic Wild West train robbery including: "...two masked men with cocked revolvers...compelled Adams Express messenger A.L. Scudder to throw up his hands..." with more (see). Eight pages, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:51

$39.00
155396

Rare DENVER Colorado Territory Pre-Statehood Rocky Mountains 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010690280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, Denver, Colorado, March 19, 1871 * Rare old West title This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876. The front page is entirely taken up with ads, two of which are illustrated, save for one column of various news items. In fact most of the news reports are on the back page as pages 2 & 3 are mostly taken up with ads, many of which are illustrated (see). Complete as a four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, and in very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:55

$119.00
155393

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010687478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "A Bold Train Robbery" "The Dalton Gang Hold Up an Express and Secure a Rich Prize" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:51

$92.00
155274

Rare GHOST TOWN White Pine Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391833542592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, November 27, 1885 * Very rare Old West title * Ghost town - silver mining An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods. As the hyperlink notes, White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corporate mining resurrected in White Pine, only to go bust again in 1953, closing down the town for good. "Today only a few people live in White Pine during the summer. Only a creaking of the majestic pines and the aging cabins remind us today that a great mining camp once existed in the sh... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2017 07:13

$50.00
155210

Rare VIRGINIA CITY NV Storey County Comstock Lode Silver Mining 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829059235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Virginia City, Nevada, Aug. 27, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Comstock Lode fame * Gold & silver mining A very famous Western town which sprang up as a boomtown with the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the United States. The city's population peaked in the mid-1870's with about 25,000 residents. the current census shows about 850 residents. Virginia City was also once home to Mark Twain who worked at the "Enterprise" newspaper for a brief period. Much local news including many items of a mining nature. A great wealth of ads as well, many illustrated. Four pages, some minor tears ar margins, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:41

$37.00
155147

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL & Frank James Missouri Trial Jesse Gang 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827690830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The Criminal Record" (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:39

$31.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
155039

Rare BENICIA CA Solano County California Old West S .F. Bay Area 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823362853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW ERA OF BENICIA, Solano County, California, Oct. 2, 1880 * Rare old West title This town was founded in 1847 in the San Francisco Bay area and was at one time the capital of California. Various news reports of the day & a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some tears at margins, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:16

$46.00
154986

Very Rare & Early SALIDA Chaffee County COLORADO 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822145240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALIDA DAILY SENTINEL, Colorado, July 29, 1882 * Very rare Old West title An exceedingly rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues of this title & they were recently purchased by us. No other issues are recorded in any institution. Actually a very typical newspaper of the period with news items of the day--much of it local--with a great wealth of local advertising as well. Four pages, some ftpg. dirtiness at folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:17

$146.00
154802

1878 Illustrated Newspaper COMSTOCK LODE Virginia City NV Nevada Silver PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980920300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 2, 1878 * Comstock Lode * Virginia City NV Nevada * Silver mining Prints Certainly the prime content would be the article: "Across The Continent - The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific" "Virginia City, the Home of Our Silver Wealth" which includes a very nice half page print of: "View of the Main Street in Virginia City" and another print: "Miners Prospect for Silver on the Slopes of Mount Davison..." (see). Also a fullpg: "North Carolina - Currituck Beach...", 2 prints in Sing Sing prison and other prints. Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine margins, generally good.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:47

$59.00
154800

Rare GUNFIGHT at the O.K. CORRAL Tombstone Arizona AZ Wyatt Earp 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980919096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 28, 1881 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1st report) * Tombstone AZ Arizona - Old West * Wyatt Earp - Clantons - McLaurys Near the top of the front page is a brief report on the very historic gunfight at the OK Corral. The report is very inconspicuous near the top of column four and with no heading. It reads: "Francis and Thomas Lowrey were killed and Wm. Clandon was mortally wounded in Tombstone, Arizona, on Wednesday, in an encounter caused by their refusal to give up their arms to the City Marshall." Names should have been spelled "McLowery" and Clanton". Brief as it is, relatively few newspapers of that day reported very romanticized event of the Wil... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:45

$170.00
154639

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975863960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, April 5, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Various news of the day plus an inside page has a nice map of streets showing: "Lots on which a poor man can build a home." priced from $150 to $300 each for a lot of 50 by 150 feet. Eight pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, an old tape stain to an inside blank margin, very nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2017 08:32

$38.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
154557

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Train Robber STILL ALIVE Not Dead 1883 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391803376686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 17, 1883 * Outlaw Jesse James still alive ? Page 3 contains a very curious article, just 11 months after the death of Jesse James, headed: "Jesse James Not Dead", noting in part: "...that the story of the killing of Jesse James is a fine hoax; that he had seen him no longer than three weeks ago. He declares positively that he is not mistaken..." with a bit more (see). Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:38

$43.00
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