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Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391793082625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. T... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:33

$125.00
154225

Rare JOE DiMAGGIO Batting at Spring Training in Florida PHOTO 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391793078089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 22, 1936 * Rare spring training photo in St. Petersburg, Florida * Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees - MLB baseball * 1st year (rookie) before major league debut in May The top of the front page of this section has a four column photo showing Joe DiMaggio batting at Spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida. This was very early in his career before his MLB debut a few months later. Of course only a New York title would publish such a photo here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:25

$45.00
154224

Rare LOU GEHRIG Batting at Spring Training in Florida PHOTO 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371959692757

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 4, 1928 * Rare spring training photo in St. Petersburg, Florida * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of the front page of this section has a four column photo showing Lou Gehrig batting at Spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida. Of course only a New York title would publish such a photo here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:24

$44.00
154223

WHITE STAR & CUNARD Lines British Shipping Ocean Liners MERGER 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371959692106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1934 * Cunard & White Star Lines merge * Ocean Liners - Lusitania & Titanic fame The top of page 23 has one column heading: "CUNARD, WHITE STAR NOW A SINGLE LINE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the creation of the Cunard-White Star Line due to financial trouble of both lines during the great depression. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the pr... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:22

$40.00
154222

Rare BONNIE & CLYDE Bandits Okabena MN Minnesota BANK ROBBERY 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391793074706

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1933 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Okabena, Minnesota bank robbery * Rare & early report on this infamous duo The top of the back page has a fascinating article which would seem rather mundane for the time, until a little investigation is done. The article is headed: "Two Girls Help Men rob Minnesota Bank; Town Raked by Machine-Gun Shots in Escape" and begins: "Two young women and two men bearing sub-machine guns robbed a bank of $2,500 today...scattering shots down the main street as they fled..." with much more detail. This robbery was reportedly committed by the infamous Bonnie & Clyde, (see Wikipedia hyperlink) which if true would be the earliest report of th... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:21

$65.00
154221

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Camps AUSCHWITZ Oswiecim TOLD 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371959690371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 2, 1945 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations told * Joe Louis discharged from U.S. Army Page 3 has a one column headings: "80,000 JEWS SLAIN IN NIGHT IN POLAND" "Doctor Forced to Aid Germans Tells of Oswiecim Gas and Crematory Chambers" See images for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Europe. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the day it was first reported. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as othe... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:20

$57.00
154185

JOHN WAYNE "The Duke" American Film Movie Actor Icon DEATH 1979 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958651077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 13, 1979 * John Wayne death * American film actor The front page has a one column heading: "'Big C' whips Wayne" Complete with all 14 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:17

$39.00
154184

SOVIET ATOMIC BOMB PROJECT Russia Becomes a Nuclear Superpower 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792146522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 24, 1949 * Semipalatinsk Test Site "The Polygon" * Soviet atomic bomb project revealed * Joins America as a nuclear super power * FRONT LEAF ONLY Banner headline announces: "Truman Reveals Soviet Atomic Blast" with subheads. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:16

$29.00
154183

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees Yanks World CHAMPIONS of Baseball 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958649622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 11, 1951 * 1951 World Series of baseball * New York Yankees vs. New York Giants (subway series) * 3rd year in a row for Yanks (champs) * Joe DiMaggio's final game * FRONT LEAF ONLY The three column headline announces: "Yanks Defeat Giants, 4-3, to Win Series; Bauer Is Finale Hero" with photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:14

$29.00
154182

KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958648686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, February 6, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * FRONT LEAF ONLY The six column headline announces: "KING GEORGE VI DIES" with photo. (see) Also: "Elizabeth First Reigning Queen Since Victoria" and photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:13

$29.00
154181

NEW YORK YANKEES Billy Martin Mickey Mantle World Series CHAMPIONS1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958647692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 6, 1953 * New York Yankees * World Series champions * FRONT LEAF ONLY The two column heading announces: "Yanks Win Series, Clipping Bums, 4-3" This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:12

$29.00
154180

HATTIE COTTON ELEMENTARY Nashville TN Tennessee School BOMBING 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792144458

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 10, 1957 * Hattie Cotton Elementary School * Nashville, Tennessee bombing * Civil Rights movement The banner headline above the masthead announcing: "SCHOOL AT NASHVILLE DYNAMITED" with subhead and 2 related photos. This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:11

$30.00
154179

Boxer ROCKY MARCIANO Boxing Title Fight vs. Ezzard Charles 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958646169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, June 18, 1954 * Rocky Marciano wins * Heavyweight boxing title * Ezzard Charles * FRONT LEAF ONLY The three column heading announces: "Marciano Decisions Ez To Keep Heavy Crown" with related photo. This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:10

$30.00
154178

Actress MARILYN MONROE & Joe DiMaggio Hollywood DIVORCE Court 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958645437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 27, 1954 * Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio * FRONT LEAF ONLY A one column heading reads: "Marilyn Tells Court About Leaving Joe" This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2)

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:09

$30.00
154177

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Auto Accident World War II US Army Fame 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958644811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Post World War II reports The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Patton Seriously Injured As Auto Hits Army Truck" with subhead and photo of Patton. (see) First report coverage on General George Patton's auto accident which would lead to his ultimate death a week and a 1/2 later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:08

$82.00
154176

ERNEST HEMINGWAY Writer Wins Nobel Prize in Literature AWARD 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958643740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1954 * Ernest Hemingway * Nobel Prize for Literature * FRONT LEAF ONLY The front page has a two column heading: "Hemingway Wins Nobel Prize, 'Breaks Training'" with photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:07

$29.00
154175

LARAMIE WYOMING United Airlines DC-4 Flight 409 Airplane CRASH 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792139105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 6, 1955 * Laramie, Wyoming airplane crash * United Airlines Flight 409 * Douglas Dc-4 propliner * FRONT LEAF ONLY The banner headline announces: "64 ABOARD MISSING AIRLINER" with subhead. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:04

$29.00
154172

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792136410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MAIL, Anderson, South Carolina, November 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY IS SLAIN" in huge red letters on the front page with banner subhead and two related photos. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back page leafs of the 1st section only, great for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:59

$56.00
154167

NAZIS WWII War Criminals Hangings HERMANN GOERING SUICIDE 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792133626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Oct. 16, 1945 * Nazis war criminals hanged (1st report) * Hermann Goering suicide * FRONT LEAF ONLY Six column headline announces: "Eyewitnesses Describe Hanging of 10 Hitler Henchmen; Goering Takes Poison" with subheads. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:52

$29.00
154166

SS NORONIC Passenger Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster Toronto Harbour 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792132538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 17, 1949 * SS Noronic disaster * Passenger cruise ship * Toronto Harbor Canada* * FRONT LEAF ONLY Banner headline announces: "NEARLY 200 DIE AS FLAMES SWEEP HOLIDAY CRUISER AT TORONTO PIER" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:50

$29.00
154165

LOUIS ARMSTRONG Satchmo Jazz Trumpeter Scat Singing DEATH 1971 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792129960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 7, 1971 * Louis Armstrong ("Satchmo") dies at the age of 71 * One of the most influential figures in jazz The front page has the heading: "Jazz King 'Satchmo' Dead at 71", with an accompanying photo and text. The article continues on page seven under the heading: "Satchmo's Music Stilled by Death." Another page seven article is also present: "Nixon, Others Join Tribute", which includes another related photo. Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. The newspaper is complete in 44 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2017 14:44

$78.00
154114

HARLEM RACE RIOTS New York City Police RACIAL Confrontation 1964 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955417284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1964 * Harlem race riots * Confrontation w/ police * James Powell death The front page has various headings concerning the Harlem race riot that include: "VIOLENCE FLARES AGAIN IN HARLEM; RESTRAINT URGED" "19 Hurt in New Outbreaks Near Scene of the Funeral for Boy Who Was Slain" "Night of Riots Began With Calm Rally" and more with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 16 & 17 with nice pictorial. Loads and loads of text here. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements throughout. Complete in 52 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:42

$45.00
154112

VIETNAM WAR Officially Ends w/ Paris Peace Accords Signing 1973 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955415685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUNDAY MERCURY NEWS, San Jose, California, January 28, 1973 * Vietnam War ends * Paris Peace Accords signed A significant issue on the Vietnam War with a four column headline: "Peace Is Signed Without A Cheer" with subheads and two related photos. In reality the war did not come to an end until April, 1975, but this 1973 Paris peace treaty was seen at the beginning of the end of American involvement in Southeast Asia. Incomplete issue containing 10 of the 18 pages of the 1st section only, a few tiny margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:40

$40.00
154088

HERMANN GOLLANCZ British Rabbi Jewish Leader Scholar Jews DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788333709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1930 * Hermann Gollancz death (1st report) * British Rabbi & Hebrew scholar Page 25 has a one column heading: "HERMANN GOLLANCZ, JEWISH LEADER, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:06

$45.00
154085

1986 SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER Fuel Tank NASA Explosion w/ Photos Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371954689883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Jan. 28, 1986 * Space Shuttle Challenger disaster * Early 1st report w/ photos The banner headline announces: "Shuttle Explodes; All 7 Die" with a smaller banner head: "Teacher on Board as Challenger Blows Up on Liftoff". Also a photo of the 7 astronauts as well as a photo of the explosion. Present are pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 14, 15, 16 of what was an 82 page issue. Very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:03

$28.00
154084

TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE RFK Construction & Dedication OPENING Photos 1936 ROTOGRAVURE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788325653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION only of the New York Times, July 12, 1936 * Triborough Bridge opens * Robert F. Kennedy RFK Bridge * Franklin D. Roosevelt dedication * Manhattan, Queens and Bronx The front page of this section has a six photos related to dust bowl drought of the 1930's. Pages 4 & 5 has a double page centerfold regarding the construction and opening of the Triborough Bridge. Ten related photos here. Great for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:01

$30.00
154001

ALBERT EINSTEIN General Relativity Physics Fame DEATH 1955 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781695365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., April 19, 1955 * Albert Einstein death (1st report) * Loads of text with photos * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Einstein Dead at 76; Top Scientist of Age" with photo of him on the front page as well. Much more on page 2. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:36

$40.00
154000

THE GREAT BRINK'S ROBBERY (1 Million) Boston Crime of the Century 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948140730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Penn., January 18, 1950 * Great Brinks Robbery (Boston, MA) * 1st report of the "Crime of the Century" * Over 2 Million $$$$ stolen * FRONT LEAF ONLY The front page has a four column heading: "Million-Dollar Holdup Sets Off Big Manhunt" (see). Note: While the headline states $1 million in cash was stolen, the actual take including everything was over 2 million dollars, making it the largest robbery to-date within the United States and earning the title, "The Crime of the Century!" Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:35

$37.00
153996

WIZARD OF OZ TV Color DEBUT Ruby Slippers - Overnight Classic - 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781686188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 3, 1956 * "Wizard of OZ" becomes family movie classic * Debuts on television - first time shown in color * Judy Garland - Dorothy * Silver slippers now ruby red for the 1st time Page 21 contains a historic advertisement in television history for debut of the iconic movie "Wizard of OZ" This advertisement measures 9 x 7 inches. The 1939 movie was only a modest box-office success and only became a family favorite (classic) when it began airing on television - in color - with the first showing on this day. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, small binding holes along spine/1st column, otherwise nice. source: Zeitgayst:... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:29

$95.00
153995

PADUCAH & NORTHLAND - Jewish Refugee Ships Captured - HISTORIC 1947 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948136837

Shown are two original & historic newspaper front pages, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 2 & 3, 1947 * The smuggling of Jewish refugees to Palestine * Ships pursued and captured * Helped set the stage for Jewish Statehood The front pages of this set of issues speaks of the pursuit and capture of the Northland and the Paducah - two ships attempting to smuggle Jewish refugees into Palestine. The international attention these events generated, along with the accounts of similar ships of refugees, are believed by many to have brought overwhelming pressure upon the United Nations to declare Statehood for Israel in 1948. Morry Lewis, the helmsman for the Northland, later stated: "The United Nations voted for a Jewish s... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:28

$65.00
153993

OMAHA Triple Crown Winner Horse Racing KENTUCKY DERBY Racehorse 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781681114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 5, 1935 * Thoroughbred racehorse - horse racing * Omaha wins Kentucky Derby * Triple Crown champion The front page has a large photo with heading: "The Winning Horse and Jockey in the Kentucky Derby" The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Omaha, Son pf Gallant Fox, Wins Derby With Roman Soldier Second" with subheads and two more large photos. Also a full page pictorial on page 5 of this section as well. Nice for display. First report coverage on the 1st of 3 historic wins for this famed horse. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50+ pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:26

$57.00
153991

THE SERGEANTS AFFAIR HANGINGS Mandate Palestine Jewish Insurgency 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781678246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1947 * The Sergeants affair hangings (day of) * Anti-Jewish riots in Britain to occur * Anti-semitism - British troops The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PALESTINE HANGS THREE TERRORISTS; HOSTAGES IN PERIL" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather th... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:24

$39.00
153990

LAMPASAS TX Texas Mother's Day Sulphur Creek Flash FLOOD Disaster 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781674654

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 13, 1957 * Lampasas, Texas flood disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "WAVE RUINS 200 HOMES" with caption: "25 Missing in Texas Town" and subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, library stamp above the headline, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:23

$39.00
153989

SANDY KOUFAX Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher 1st & Only PERFECT GAME 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948133342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1965 * Sandy Koufax's perfect game * Los Angeles Dodgers Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Koufax of Dodgers Hurls Perfect Game" Report continues in the sport's section with photo and box scores. First report coverage on Los Angeles Dodgers star pitcher Sandy Koufax's 1st and only perfect game pitched. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Thirty-six pages, some margin wear, mostly along spine, close cut along right margin, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: On September 9, 1965, Koufax became the sixth pitcher of the modern... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:22

$42.00
153988

W. C. FIELDS William Claude Dukenfield ACTOR Comedian DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781671628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1946. * William Claude Dukenfield * W. C. Fields death (1st report) * Actor - Comedian Page 25 has one column headings that include: "W.C. FIELDS, 66, DIES; FAMED AS COMEDIAN" "Mimicry Star of the Films Since 1924 Got Start as a $5-a-Week Juggler" and more with photo of Fields. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:21

$57.00
153987

BATTLE OF VERDUN Begins World War I 1916 WWI French vs. German 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781671151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, February 25, 1916 * Battle of Verdun, France begins * World War I * German vs. French armies The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GREATEST BATTLE OF WAR IS RAGING, WITH VERDUN THE CENTRE OF ACTIVITY" with subhead. (see) Coverage at the beginning of the Battle of Verdun in France. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, small tape mend at bottom margin, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:20

$47.00
153986

President LYDON B. JOHNSON Chooses Not To Run for Re-Election 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781669710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHICAGO TRIBUNE, April 1, 1968 * President Lydon B. Johnson This newspaper sports a great, bold headline reporting this event: "LBJ: WON'T RUN" with subheads and photo. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 88 pages, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:18

$33.00
153985

Best QUEEN ELIZABETH II CORONATION w/ Many Photos London England 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781667888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 * Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink. Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A plethora of coverage with related photos are on inside page. Believed to be complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:17

$57.00
153982

MICKEY MANTLE New York Yankees MLB Baseball INADEQUATE ? 1951 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781665872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1951 * Mickey Mantle not good enough ? * New York Yankees - MLB baseball Page 22 has a has a small and inconspicuous report beginning: "Mickey Mantle, whom the Yankees had to drop from their roster in order to make room for Schallock, left by plane this morning....". This was when the Yankees sent Mantle back to their farm team to improve his baseball skills. Fascinating report on someone who would become one of the immortals of baseball, and terrific to have in the N.Y. Times. Complete in 50 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality paper for institutional use. A bit irregular at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:12

$46.00
153981

FOUR HORSEMEN Knute Rockne Notre Dame vs. Northwestern Season Win 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781665088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 23, 1924 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish (famous year) * The Four Horsemen - Knute Rockne * 1924 college football season win A page 3 (of the sports section) banner headline announces: "Rockne's 'Four Horsemen' Find Northwestern Heavy Load" with subheads, reporting of the regular season win against the Northwestern Wildcats. This was perhaps the most famous year for Notre Dame football as the team consisted of the famous "four horsemen" and ended the season undefeated with the college football national title. Rare use of the words 'Four Horsemen' in the headline, particularly so soon after this nickname was introduced. The complete issue, light toning a... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:10

$56.00
153980

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948121073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al Capone The top half of the front page (right side) has a three line, two column head: "7 MEMBERS OF CHICAGO GANG LINED UP AGAINST WALL AND SHOT TO DEATH BY 12 MEN" with the report beginning: "Seven members of the North Side gang led by George 'Bugs' Moran were lined up against a wall today in a garage...and shot to death by 12 men...the slayers posed as policemen..." with more (see). Not a lengthy article, as further details were likely not available at the time as this is a same-day report. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:09

$225.00
153978

Rare NETHERLANDS LIBERATION Germany Surrendering DUTCH Language 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948119539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TROUW, May 24, 1945, which translates to "Faithful", a Dutch language newspaper from The Netherlands from shortly after the country was liberated from Nazi control. A single sheet, tabloid-size newspaper entirely in Dutch, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:06

$30.00
153977

Historic STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street "Black Monday" Decline in 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948118862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 29, 1929 * "Black Monday" * Stock market crash * Wall Street The last column of the front page has heads: "Another Wild Day In Stock Market Sends Prices Down" with various subheads (see). Presumed complete as a 4 pages newspaper, loose at the spine, some chipping at the blank margins. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:05

$59.00
153976

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781662544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The article continues inside & includes a photo (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:03

$52.00
153975

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Irish Playwright - Novelist - Writer DEATH 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948116263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 2, 1950 * George Bernard Shaw death * Essayist, novelist, writer The front page has: "Assassination Of Truman Foiled In Gun Fight Outside Blair House; Puerto Rican Plotter, Guard Die" with related subheads including: "Awakened by Shots, He Sees Battle in Which Three Are Wounded". Included is a dramatic photo showing the assassin lying dead at the bottom of the steps to Blair House. Also on the ftpg: "Bernard Shaw, 94, Does In His Home" with a subhead and a one column photos headed: "Playwright Dies - George Bernard Shaw". The article continues on page 28 where are found several photos of him (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World ... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:00

$55.00
153965

HOWARD HUGHES Spruce Goose H-4 Hercules Airplane Boat 1ST FLIGHT 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781658469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., November 3, 1947 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Hughes H-4 Hercules * The "Spruce Goose" flies for the 1st time * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page a photo of Howard Hughes behind the controls of his famous airplane with s two column heading: "Huge Plane in Air for Mile While Making Taxi Run". (see) First report coverage on this famous flight. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display a such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:47

$35.00
153964

JOE LOUIS vs. Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948107157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., June 26, 1948 * Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott * Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) * Yankee Stadium * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Joe Lewis Knocks Out Walcott in 'Last Fight'" with subhead and photo of Louis. (see) Notice the spelling mistake. (Lewis) Front leaf only (page 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:45

$34.00
153963

UFO Space Ship Contactee Reinhold O. Schmidt ALIEN Abduction 1957 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948105535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1957 * Reinhold O. Schmidt abduction * Contactee with extraterrestrials * Kearney, Buffalo Co., Nebraska * UFO - space ship - aliens * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page above the masthead has a banner headline in red lettering: "Salesman Says He Talked With Space Ship Crew" with related photo. (see) First report coverage on Reinhold O. Schmidt's UFO abduction. I suspect this report is quite rare as the famed New York Times did not report this event. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such. wikipedia notes: Reinhold Schmidt was a 1957 UFO "contactee" in an era that began with George Adamski in 1953. Schmi... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:43

$45.00
153936

LASCAUX CAVE PAINTINGS Paleolithic Prehistoric Find in FRANCE 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780200883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1940 * Lascaux cave paintings found * Prehistoric color images Page 8 has a one column heading: "Prehistoric Art in Color Is Found in French Cave" (see) First report coverage on the historic findings in a cave in France. The finding actually occurred earlier in the month, but this was when it was first made public. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. This title may be one of the very few American papers to report this given the small, inside report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the early stages of World War II. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition t... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:30

$62.00
153933

COCOANUT GROVE Boston MA Worst Nightclub FIRE 1st Report 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946450838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Elmira, New York, Nov. 29, 1942 * Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire (1st report) * Worst nighclub disaster in U.S. history * 492 would be the total dead The banner headline above the masthead reports: "150 Perish in Boston Night Club Fire" with subhead: "Swift-Moving Flames Trap 200 Night Club Merrymakers; Relief Agencies Overtaxed". Note the headline reports 150 perished making this an early report as close to 500 would die in this disaster. Complete in 32 pages, never bound nor trimmed, light toning at the fold, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:25

$72.00
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