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168425

Great PHAR LAP DEATH Australian Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173767227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Section 2 only (sports), April 6, 1932 * Phar Lap death (1st report) * Australian racehorse * Poisoned? The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "PHAR LAP, NEAR TURF MONEY RECORD, DIES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of the famous horse is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 14 with nice photo of the famed racehorse with career stats. Complete section 2 only (sports) with all 12 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends November 22, 2018 07:41

$79.99
168424

LOU GEHRIG 4 Home Runs in a Row New York YANKEES & John McGraw 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372502777227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1932 * New York Yankees baseball * Lou Gehrig (Iron Horse) * 4 home runs in single game The front page of the section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "GEHRIG HITS FOUR HOMERS; EQUALS MAJOR RECORD" with box scores. (see) Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends November 22, 2018 07:35

$39.99
168423

DAVID BELASCO Theater Stage Playwright Producer Impresario DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372502774267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 15, 1931 * David Belasco death (1st report) * Theatrical playwright - producer The front page has a one column heading: "DAVID BELASCO, STAGE GENIUS, DIES AGED 77" with subhead. (see) Photo of Belasco is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40m pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends November 22, 2018 07:29

$39.99
168422

SOUTHERN CROSS Charles Kingsford Smith Trans-Atlantic AIRPLANE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372502766763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1930 * Southern Cross airplane - aircraft * Transatlantic flight Ireland to U.S. * Charles Kingsford Smith The front page has a great banner headline: "FLY FOR U. S. FROM IRELAND" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Tiny piece torn away at the bottom right corner of the front page with minimal text loss, otherwise very nice. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends November 22, 2018 07:18

$37.00
168405

1939 SUPERMAN 1st Year COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173394380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 31, 1939 * Superman (color comic strip) * 1st year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a first year printing (2 month's from the 1st) of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. At its peak the color comic appeared in 90 Sunday papers with a readership of over 90 million. This is Superman strip #9 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman strip b... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 15:45

$69.99
167731

AMERICA MAINLAND Japanese Submarine I-17 California Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154033048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1942 * Attack on California coast * Ellwood oil field shelling * Japanese submarine I-17 The front page banner headline proclaims: "SUBMARINE SHELLS CALIFORNIA OIL PLANT" with subheads. (see) This brief yet very historic shelling only caused minor damage to the oil field—a pump house and a single oil derrick were destroyed—but its implications were severe. The bombardment at Ellwood was the first shelling of the mainland United States during World War II, and it sparked an invasion panic among an American populace not used dealing with war on the home front. A day later, reports of enemy aircraft led to the so-called “Battle of Los Angeles,” in which American arti... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:10

$57.00
167730

SEABISCUIT vs. WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Match of the Century SET 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154032896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1938 * Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral planned * Thoroughbred horse racing * Famous 'Match of the Century' The sport's section (page 18) has a small and discrete article headed: "Posts $5,000 For Match" "Seabiscuit-War Admiral Race Planned for Pimlico" (see) They would race less than a month later on November 1st. 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 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:10

$42.00
167729

Historic ATOMIC BOMB Drops on HIROSHIMA Japan 1945 World War II WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478211894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, August 9, 1945 * Bombing of Hiroshima, Japan * World War II ending The front page has much on the war in it's final stages with a two column heading: "Atomic Bomb Destroys All Life At Hiroshima" (see) Also related photo on the jet aircraft crash that killed Richard Bong. Twelve pages, small library label with headline (see), a few dark stain spots, generally good.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:10

$45.00
167726

CLEVELAND INDIANS Win World Series of Baseball Game 2 vs. Braves 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154032296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1948 * Cleveland Indians win World Series (game 2) * MLB baseball vs. Boston Braves The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Indians Down Boston, 4-1, Drive Spahn From Mound" with subheads, box scores and photos of Warren Spahn and Bob Lemon. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 28 ;pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally very nice.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:08

$38.00
167725

CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Airplane Flight SUCCESS 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154032086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, May 30, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Atlantic Ocean flight success * Triumphal visit to London The top of the front page has a four column headline: "150,000 Britons Greet Lindbergh At London Flying Field With Rush 'Worse of Better' Than in France" with subheads. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total), irregular along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:08

$29.00
167724

RMS QUEEN MARY Cunard Ocean Liner Breaks Normandie Blue Riband 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154031929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1936. * Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary * Breaks Normandie's speed record * Blue Riband - Atlantic Ocean The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Queen Mary Sets Record For the Atlantic Crossing" with subhead. (see). First report coverage continues on page 7 with three related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:08

$40.00
167723

VODER Bell Labs Electronic Voice Synthesizer Speech INVENTION 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154031751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1939 * Early Voder invention * Bell Labs - Homer Dudley * Speech synthesis machine Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Machine That Talks and Sings Has Tryout; Electrical Voder Will Speak at Fair Here" (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:07

$42.00
167721

JET BLACK SEA SERPENT Monster Caribbean Sea RMS Mauretania Seen 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154031389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1934 * Cunard liner RMS Mauretania * Jet black sea serpent monster * Caribbean Sea The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Mauretania Sights Sea Serpent; Entry in the Ship's Log Proves It" with subhead and sketch. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition save for a crease on the front page.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:06

$67.00
167720

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gangster Tommy Carroll Shot by Police 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478209510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Tommy Carroll killed Page 3 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AIDE IS SLAIN IN IOWA" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American bank robber Tommy Carrol being shot & killed by police. 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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:06

$38.00
167719

JIMMIE FOXX Hank Greenberg & Joe DiMaggio PHOTO Power Hitting 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478209357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1938 * Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg & Joe DiMaggio * American League power hitting leaders for 1938 * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 9) has a two column heading: "Foxx Topped the Power Hitters, American League Records Show" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning, good condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:06

$40.00
167718

CLYDE VAN DUSEN Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY Racing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154030792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, May 19, 1929 * Clyde Van Dusen * Kentucky Derby * Horse racing The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "DERBY WON IN MUD BY CLYDE VAN DUSEN; BLUE LARKSPUR 4TH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on Clyde Van Dusen winning the 1929 Kentucky Derby. Other sport's related news of the day. Complete sport's section with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:05

$37.00
167715

MAURICE RAVEL French Composer Pianist Conductor France DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154030314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1937 * Maurice Ravel death (1st report) * French composer, pianist & conductor The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MAURICE RAVEL, 62, COMPOSER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (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 with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Joseph Maurice Ravel was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected the term. In the 1920s and 1930s Ravel was interna... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:03

$42.00
168397

Charles PRETTY BOY FLOYD Bank Robber & Public Enemy No. 1 KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372502061021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 23, 1934 * Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd * Public enemy No. 1 killed The front page has a five column headline: "8 Officers Kill Bandit 'Pretty Boy' " plus a one column head: "Floyd Trapped And Shot Down On Farm In Ohio" "Desperado Has Two Guns, but Runs". The article carries over to page 2 where is a column head: "Death Of Floyd Leaves 2 'Guns' Still At Large" "Law's Pursuit Takes Toll of Criminals". The article begins: "The death of Charles (Petty Boy) Floyd today again emphasized the death trail of the desperadoes and the effectiveness of federal and police drives in the last year to eradicate gangdom. At large remain only John Hamilton and George (Baby Face) Nelson of the imposing ros... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 13:03

$174.99
168396

Great JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173287627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 5, 1931 * Jimmy Doolittle airplane flight record The front page has a great banner headline: "SPANS U. S. BY AIR: 11 1/4 HOURS" with subheads and flight log. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with related map. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 21, 2018 12:50

$49.99
168395

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173283708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The front page has a great banner headline: "SOLDIERS KILL 2 IN LYNCH MOB" with subheads that include: "BALKED, RIOTERS DYNAMITE, BURN COURTHOUSE" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 21, 2018 12:42

$49.99
168394

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man Gunman Murder 1936 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372502040619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "AUTO OF M'GURN, SOUGHT SINCE, IS FOUND" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutiona... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 12:36

$47.00
168392

Nice ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173188325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer (poison) The front page has a great banner headline: "EXECUTE ANNA HAHN, POISONER" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 21, 2018 09:48

$57.00
168391

Famous NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans Football UPSET 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173185042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, Dec. 4, 1938 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * USC Trojans football upset * ND ranked # 1 at the time * NCAA college football The front page of this sport's section only has a great banner headline: "SO. CALIFORNIA UPSETS NOTRE DAME, 13 TO 0" with subheads, three related photos and lineup. Nice for display. First report coverage on the USC Trojans upset of Notre Dame who was undefeated late in the season before this game. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition, four small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 09:41

$39.99
168390

BOB FELLER 1st Start 17 yrs. old Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372501898490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 24, 1936 * Bob Feller's 1st MLB start * Cleveland Indians baseball * 15 strikeouts - 17 years old The front page of the sport's section (page 23) has aone column heading: "Bob Feller, 17, Hurls Indians to 4-1 Victory" with small photo of Feller and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Bob Feller's very first MLB start in which he won and struck out 15. He was only 17 years old at the time. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 21, 2018 09:31

$37.00
168389

JOHN DILLINGER'S Gang Stolen Goods Middleman Fence Assassination 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173172245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 27, 1937 * re. John Dillinger and his gang * Albert Montlake assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "KILL DILLINGER GANG'S FENCE" with subheads. (see) Six related photos on the back page. Not so much a historical event here but a great headline for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collect... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 09:17

$49.99
168382

Rare Air Forces AIRPLANE DROPPED Occupied France World War II 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173149045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOUS LES FRONTS, France, August 3, 1944 * Rare allied issue dropped from aircraft * Occupied France World war II - WWII This is a fascinating & quite rare newspaper which, as noted in the upper left (translated) was "brought by allied air forces", and as noted in the upper right was from the: "Combined Supreme General Headquarters". Keep in mind that France was occupied by the Nazis at this time, D-day happening less than 2 months prior and liberation not coming to Paris until August 25. This was a leaflet newspaper which was dropped by aircraft over occupied France to encourage the residents that liberation was coming and to provide allied-based news of the war rather than Nazi propaganda which was their norm. The he... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 08:33

$49.99
168374

JAPANESE SURRENDERING Atomic Bombing Nagasaki PHOTO 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372501816606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 12, 1945 * Japan surrendering to Allies * Atomic bomb on Nagasaki photo The front page has a banner headline: "JAPANESE SURRENDER EXPECTED TODAY AFTER ALLIES REFUSE TO SPARE EMPEROR" with subheads. (see) Also a two column photo showing the atomic bomb exploding over Nagasaki with heading: "And Then the Japs Quit" Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 21, 2018 07:37

$37.00
168373

HILLSIDE STRANGLER Serial Killers Rapists CHARGES 1979 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372501807473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 9, 1979 * Hillside Strangler serial killers * Kenneth Bianchi charged w/ photos * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a four column headline: "Bianchi Charged in Five Strandglings" with subhead, photos of Bianchi and five of his victims, all on the front page. Great to have in this L.A. publication. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2018 07:27

$69.99
168372

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392173117551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 15, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice bold, banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "CAPONE PLEAD: LOST $200,000" with related subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 8. Related photo is on the back page. This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 07:18

$89.99
168351

Very Rare BONNIE & CLYDE Parker & Barrow Death PROPHETIC POEM 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172642498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 25, 1934 * Death of Bonnie and Clyde (Parker & Barrow) * Rare, complete text of Bonnie's prophetic poem During my 42 years in this hobby I have only occasionally been able to find the famous poem by Bonnie Parker printed in a newspaper. A few times, though rare, I found bits and pieces of the poem, usually the ending only. But here is the poem in its entirety, found at the top of page 5 with heads: "BONNIE'S POEM FORETELLS END AT LAW'S HANDS" "But Part of Dream Will Prove Untrue" with related text beginning: "The poetic prophecy of Bonnie Parker, the cigar smoking, quick triggered gun moll of Clyde Barrow..." and more. Then a subhead: "See Death in Poem" with the poem beginning: "You have read... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2018 12:50

$299.99
168350

Best JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Bank Robber 1st Report 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372501069093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead (1st report) * Chicago theater w/ photos * Best title to be had - very rare Perhaps the very best newspaper to be had for a report on the killing of infamous outlaw & gangster John Dillinger, as this is the city where he it happened. The bold, banner headline announces: "KILL DILLINGER HERE" with subheads: "Slain By U.S. Agents As He Leaves Theater" "Story of Purvis, Leader In Long Desperado Hunt" "2 Women Wounded as Outlaw Falls on Lincoln Ave.' and another ftpg. article: "Father Collapse When Told Of Death Of Desperado Son". Because he was slain in Chicago, it is not surprising that the extent of coverage is considerable. The report carries over... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2018 12:42

$999.99
168349

Brown Derby Restaurant Closes Original Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172606088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 22, 1980 * The original Brown Derby restaurant closes * Wilshire Boulevard location * Constructed in the shape of a brown derby After decades of being known as one of the key hang-outs for Hollywood's elite, the original Brown Derby closes. This issue provides content related to both the closing and the temporary delay in demolition resulting from "mime" protestors and the efforts of Glory Daily, owner and daughter of the Academy Award winning actress Gloria Swanson, the wife of the original owner, Herbert K. Somborn. The front page has: "Brown Derby Saved - For Now," with an inside page showing two images of the "mime" protestors with a 4-column heading, "Pickets Delay Destruction of Bro... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2018 11:52

$124.99
168348

Best CATHERINE CASSLER "Lady Luck" Chicago Serial Killer MURDER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500912203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1929 * Murderer Catherine Cassler * Cameola Soutar murder The front page has a nice banner headline: "LAY KILLING TO MRS. CASSLER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Probably only found in a Chicago publication. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends November 20, 2018 09:43

$37.00
168347

BATTLE OF KULA GULF Kolombangara Solomon Islands World War II 1943 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172526909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 7, 1943 * Battle of Kula Gulf - Solomon Islands * World War II naval battle - WWII * United States Navy - Japanese Imperial The front page has a nice banner headline: "10 JAP SHIPS SUNK OR DAMAGED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news of the day with much more on World War II. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 20, 2018 09:28

$34.99
168346

BATTLE OF KURSK Operation Citadel Nazis Soviet TANKS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500896562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 6, 1943 * Battle of Kursk (beginning) * Largest ever tank battle * Operation Citadel * World War II - WWII The top of the front page has a four column headline: "GERMANY'S LONG-DELAYED OFFENSIVE AGAINST RUSSIA OPENS ON 165-MILE FRONT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World war II. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 20, 2018 09:23

$37.00
168344

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500887163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death (1st report) * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has a great banner headline: "JEAN HARLOW WIDOW BY SHOT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 20, 2018 09:09

$79.99
168343

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Starts Prison w/ Photos1932 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172512719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 4, 1932 * Al "Scarface" Capone starts 11 year term * Chicago gangland gangster boss * Best title to be had - very rare as such Great to have in a Chicago newspaper is a banner headline like this: "CAPONE SPEEDS TO ATLANTA" with a subhead: "Prison Doors Close Tonight On Gang Chief" "He's Philosophical As Trip Starts". After his sentence for income tax evasion the previous year, Al Capone was sent to a federal prison in Atlanta. He would later be transferred to Alcatraz. The report carries over to page 2. The back page has 4 great photos, one captioned: "Gang Chief, Handcuffed to Petty Thief, Starts on His Journey To Federal Penitentiary.", a close-up of him: "Talks Of Future", one of him... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2018 09:00

$124.99
168337

Rare POST RAPTURE Second Coming of Christ END OF TIME 666 Christian Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500857766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POST RAPTURE JOURNAL--EXTRA, Tribulation City 666 A fascinating "newspaper", the creation of a Christian group, the Victory Tract League, to show what life would be like on earth immediately after the Rapture. The large & bold banner headline announces: "MULTITUDES MISSING" with: "Nations Throughout The World Alarmed Over The Mysterious Disappearing of People From Off The Earth" with articles throughout the 4 pages focused on what such news reports would be like. One such head: "Hospitals Everywhere Thrown in Uproar Because of Hundreds of Patients & Babies Suddenly Disappearing, Many Doctors & Nurses Missing, Causing Panic Among Those Left". Many photos as well, one with a partial caption: "...One man is seen weeping at the op... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2018 08:30

$199.99
168293

Great GEORGE BURNS Actor Comedian Arrested GEM Jewelry Smuggling 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500178401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 13, 1938 * Actor George Burns * Gem - jewelry smuggling * Arrest - pleads guilty The front page has a great banner headline: "ACTOR'S JEWEL FRAUD TOLD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo on the back page showing Burns with Gracie Allen. First report coverage on actor George Burns pleading guilty for gem smuggling. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2018 15:18

$49.99
168292

Post JACK ZUTA ASSASSINATION Al Capone & Bugs Moran Gangland War 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500167420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 20, 1930 * Chicago gangland war * George 'Bugs' Moran * Al 'Scarface' Capone * re. Jack Zuta's assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEIZE NEW ZUTA STRONG BOX" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on the following page. A few related photos on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2018 15:07

$39.99
168291

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE Theta Chi Fraternity House Furnace DISASTER 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172056268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 26, 1934 * Dartmouth College fraternity disaster * Theta Chi house furnace - carbon monoxide The front page has a banner headline: "NINE DARTMOUTH MEN KILLED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2018 14:56

$49.99
168290

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Starts 3 Yrs. Prison 1932 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500126518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 7, 1931 * Ralph Capone starts 3 year term * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The ftpg. has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GOES TO PRISON FOR TAX TERM" with subhead. (see) Related photo on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In g... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2018 14:30

$57.00
168288

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172034011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2018 14:15

$49.99
168287

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392172033477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "DON GONE" with: "Godfather guilty--faces life in prison" and more inside. Complete with 104 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2018 14:14

$49.99
168285

Best ROGER TOUHY Chicago Mob Boss Bootlegger GUILTY Factor Kidnap 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500017182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1934 * Roger 'The Terrible' Touhy guilty * Irish-American mob boss * Prohibition-era bootlegger * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "99 YEARS FOR THREE TOUHYS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. Banner headline and related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Wheth... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2018 12:21

$89.99
168284

KING ALBERT I OF BELGIUM Namur Mountain Climbing Accident DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372500006446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 18, 1934 * King Albert I of Belgium * Mountain climbing death (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "BELGIAN KING FALLS TO DEATH" with subheads. Nice for display. A full page 19 pictorial is also nice for display. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2018 12:07

$39.99
168282

Best ROGERS HORNSBY Becomes Chicago Cubs Baseball Player/Manager 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392171944594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 23, 1930 * Rogers Hornsby named manager * Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "HORNSBY GETS JOB: WRIGLEY" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues in the sport's section with photos of Hornsby & Joe McCarthy. (see) Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2018 11:49

$79.99
168281

NEW YORK GIANTS Win NFL Title Green Bay Packers w/ photos 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392171939515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 12, 1938 * NFL football championship game w/ photos * New York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "GIANTS TAKE PRO TITLE; BEAT PACKERS, 23-17" with subheads, 3 related photos and lineups. Nice for display. First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2018 11:37

$49.99
168280

BOBBY JONES a the U.S. Open Winged Foot GOLF Club Mamaroneck NY 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392171892393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, June 30, 1929. * Bobby Jones in the U.S. Open w/ photos * Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "JONES, ESPINOSA TIE; TITLE PLAYOFF TODAY" with subheads and 3 related photos, one showing Jones. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends November 19, 2018 10:20

$39.99
168279

BAMBI Walt Disney Opening Day Movie REVIEW w/ Illustration 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392171887181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1942 * World premiere of Walt Disney's animated film "Bambi" In the midst of World War II, page 13 contains a review of the world premiere of the latest Walt Disney feature-length animated film, "Bambi". Bambi was released to theaters by RKO Radio Pictures on August 13, 1942. The fifth animated feature in the Disney animated features library, the film is based on the 1923 book "Bambi, A Life in the Woods" by Austrian author Felix Salten. The review is headed: " 'Bambi', a Musical Cartoon in Technicolor Produced by Walt Disney From the Story by Felix Salten, at the Music Hall" The review begins: "The children at the Music Hall yesterday were content again; from all over the darkened hou... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2018 10:08

$59.99
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