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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
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
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
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
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
152028

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Sooners Boomers & Reading PA Tornado PRINTS 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863559040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush * Sooners - boomers * Indianapolis Indiana The front page has a print concerning the cyclone that struck Reading, Pennsylvania, with more inside as well. Inside has a great full pg. print: "Indian Territory--The Oklahoma Boomers--United States Scouts Turning Back Invaders" (see). Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:58

$56.00
151219

Rare 1887 ST. HELENA Napa County CA California Newspaper w/ Treasure Island


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674505412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. HELENA STAR, Napa County, California, September 9, 1887 * Rare old West title * Robert Louis Stevenson This is a small town north of the San Francisco Bay area. The front page features a chapter from the serialized "Treasure Island, by Robert L. Stevenson", with a front page illustration from the book as well. It first appeared in book form just 5 years previous. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:40

$33.00
146901

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL AD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533758391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Arizona, October 14, '86 (1886) * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this title is more rare than the Epitaph as we have received far fewer issues of this title during the last 40 years. To add to the attractiveness of this issue from Tombstone is a back page advertisement for the "O.K. Corral" (see). Various other news and ads of the day including: "CAPT. LAWTON" "Arrival of this Distinguished Officer ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:12

$485.00
143681

Great Detailed Old West TRAIN ROBBERY Texas Outlaws1889 Salt Lake City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443056886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 * Old West train robbery The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top half of the front page only.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:08

$29.00
143545

Rare LODI CALIFORNIA San Joaquin County Central Valley 1889 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439944841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, Dec. 13, 1889 * Rare old West title * San Joaquin County A city in the northern portion of California's Central Valley, now primarily a wine producing area ("Zinfandel capital of the world"). The front page has: "He Was From Deadwood - A Brooklyn Boy's Experience in the Black Hills" which takes three-quarters of a column. Also: "California Wealth". Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:26

$39.00
137759

Very Rare SITKA ALASKA Panhandle Territory Pre Klondike Gold Rush 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476161616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, July 17, 1886 * 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 over ten years. This is the volume one, number 37 issue of this title. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 12 3/4 by 20 1/4 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 disagreeabl... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:50

$465.00
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