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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
152964

Very Rare MONTROSE COLORADO Gold & Silver Mining Era 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730081294

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MESSENGER, Montrose, Colorado, July 6, 1882 An exceedingly rare title from Southwestern Colorado, as not only did this newspaper only last 8 years, but only 7 issues are held by any American institution, none of this date. We purchased the few holdings of the only other institution which once had issues. Four pages, nice condition. This is the volume 1, number 7 issue.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:32

$138.00
152925

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152093

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704076148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices f... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:45

$2,750.00
150715

VERY Rare ALBUQUERQUE NM Bernalillo County New Mexico Territory 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659179014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, New Mexico, July 8, 1884 * New Mexico Territory Very rare to find 19th century newspapers from Albuquerque, and this issue is dated 28 years before New Mexico would become a state. This is a 4 page newspaper with local, regional and national news, topical reports and ads. This issue includes a large front page advertisement for Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company. A large folio size newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, printed on high-quality cotton fiber newsprint so not suffering the typical fragility and browning which plagues most newspapers of this period. In uncommonly good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:44

$139.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
147969

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747149747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri The top of page 4 has nice column heads on the famous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, one of the works by Jesse James and his gang. Heads: "AT IT AGAIN" "Missouri Disgraced by Another Train Robbery" "Winston, on the Rock Island Road, the Scene" "The Conductor Killed, Passengers Plundered, and the Treasure Taken". See the two reports for much detail. Nice that one accounts quotes: "...jumped up and said, 'Hold up your hands', and at the same moment fired..." (see). This was one of more infamous train robberies from the Old West, these repo... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:34

$145.00
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
146799

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702828480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, September 5, 1880 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just over a year before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This is a very early issue, being volume 1, number 47. The top of the front page features a large, illustrated stage coach ad. Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with various ads for Tombstone ... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:50

$2,200.00
145585

Very Rare WASHINGTON TERRITORY Seattle West Coast Alaska Times 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491325937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871 * Very rare W.T. issue This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all with different dates. Truly a rare item. An article on the front page is the census report on Alaska, which did not reflect very kind reporting of the people (see). Some foxing, irregular at the spine, some archival mended tears plus other margin tears. A very rare title from this early year.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:54

$390.00
143776

Very RARE New Mexico Territory BLAND NM 1899 Old Ghost Town Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445241006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLAND HERALD, Bland, New Mexico, June 2, 1899 * Very rare Territory issue * Ghost town It is extremely rare to find 19th century New Mexico newspapers, and this issue is 13 years before statehood. A very rare from this small mining town. The front page has various small news tidbits, plus: "Wedding In Albuquerque" "Railway to Bland" and more. Other news tidbits are on pages 2, 3 & 4 with advertisements as well, many mining related. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, nice condition, measures 10 by 16 inches. An exceedingly rare newspaper from New Mexico.

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:02

$220.00
143207

GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL Earp Holliday Clanton Tombstone AZ 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432546455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 3, 1881 * re. Gunfight at the OK Corral * Tombstone, Arizona The front page has an interesting follow-up to the recent gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, under the heading: "Criminals And Their Deeds" with a dateline of Tucson, Arizona, including: "Trouble is likely to arise from the recent shooting of cow-boys by Marshall Earp and his posse at Mudstone...". [Tombstone was erroneously referred to as "Mudstone" by the Times] Some further details as well (see). Also, page 2 has a report headed: "New Baseball League Proposed" (see photos). Eight pages, small binding holes to the left side are not close to the noted content, light browning at marg... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:06

$160.00
141274

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391383469388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2016 15:08

$2,750.00
140350

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367092636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871 * Very rare title A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874. Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canada Alamosa Indians on the War-Path..." which includes a 2 dispatches from Camp Bowie, A.T. Also: "Indian Ring Scheme" "Territorial District Court" "Camp Grant Indian Thieves" and more. Complete in 4 pages, measures 12 by 18 inches, some small archival mends at margins, generally very nice condition..

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:05

$300.00
139761

Very Rare BAJA Lower CALIFORNIA Magdalena Bay Volume 1 1870 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520013731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOWER CALIFORNIAN, Magdalena, Lower California., Nov. 10, 1870 * Baja California * Very rare title Here is a volume I issue (number 2) of a very uncommon title (photo shows the nice masthead) from Lower California, more commonly known as Baja California. Content includes page 2 report under "The Expedition" which begins: "The Expedition fitted out for the expedition and colonization of the lands of Lower California Company...proceeded to Todos Santos...", with much more about the itinerary as well as various observations about the terrain, wildlife, etc. Other reports include: "Advantages To Settlers Which Lower California Offers" "Coast Survey Of Lower California" an... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:56

$470.00
138223

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371486026046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chic... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 07:12

$157.00
137865

Very Rare OLD WEST Volume 1 SAN FRANCISCO CA California Gold Rush 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391311738878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PACIFIC NEWS, San Francisco, Dec. 22, 1849 * California Gold Rush - 49ers * Rare Old West title An extremely early newspaper from California, the vol. 1 number 52 issue, being only the fourth newspaper to print in all of California. And it was printed before California statehood. There were only four newspapers which printed in Calif. in the 1840's. This issue is dated from the midst of the '49ers gold rush' with the front page containing many advertisements relating to mining. Page 2 has a wealth of California-related content with: "A New Work Upon California" "Landed Estates in California" "Various Mineral Resources of the Country" "The Agriculture of California" "Trouble at the Mi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 09:01

$475.00
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
137566

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
137437

Very Rare KINGMAN Mohave County AZ Arizona Territory 1890 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469060851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, April 5, 1890 * Very rare title from the Arizona Territory A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 22 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1890's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illustrated. The back pg. includes the cattle brands of 8 owners (see). Four pages, some tears at margins, generally in nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage. This may be the very first newspaper we have ever had from territorial Kingman.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:42

$188.00
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