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137497

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Shot 5 Times New York City NYC Irish GANGSTER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469932711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 13, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot 5 times * New York City Gangster The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "JACK DIAMOND SHOT 5 TIMES BY GUNMAN IN A 64TH ST. HOTEL", "Gangster, Said to Be Dying, Insists He Does Not Know Three Who Attacked Him" "Police Patrol Hospital" and more. 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with small photo of Diamond. Lengthy text here, too much to photograph all. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. 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 re... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:16

$56.00
137496

HACK WILSON Breaks Baseball RBI Season Record & Earl Averill HR's 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301258076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1930. * Earl Averill Hits 4 Homers * Hack Wilson Breaks MLB RBI Record The sport's section (page 34) has one column headings that include: "AVERILL'S 4 HOMERS MARK DOUBLE BILL" "Indians' Ace Stars as His Team Beats Senators in 1st, 13-7, Then Loses 2d, 6-4" "WILSON'S HOMERS HELP UPSET GIANTS" "Breaks record In Majors" and more. First report coverage on Hack Wilson breaking the RBI record held by Lou Gehrig at the time, a record still held by Hack Wilson today. Also a one column photo of Hack Wilson. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:15

$45.00
137462

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300348529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. 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... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:13

$43.00
137457

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics NEGRO Track & Field w/ Adolph Hitler 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300345324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1936 * Jesse Owens victories - 200 meter gold * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * Adolph Hitler in power at the time The top of the front has two column headings: "Owens Completes Triple As 5 Olympic Marks Fall" "U. S. Ace Sprints 200 Meters in 0:20.7, a Record Feat--Meadows Takes Vault After Dramatic Struggle--Carpenter Wins" (see) The text carries over to the sport's section where there is a nice five column headline: "Owens Completes Triple as Five Olympic Records Fall" with photo. Much more on the Olympics here. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:07

$97.00
137456

CAMDEN NJ New Jersey Hollingshead Corporation Paint Factory FIRE 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300343396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1940 * Camden NJ New Jersey fire * R. M. Hollingshead Co. paint factory The front page has two column headings: "Camden Paint Factory Blows Up; 10 Feared Dead; 205 Hurt in Fire" "Explosions Rock Wide Area, 125 Homes Burn---Loss Put at $2,000,000---State of Emergency Declared, Troops on Guard" Reporting continues on page 19 with related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on the fire in Camden, New Jersey that started at the R. M. Hollingshead Corporation plant. 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, all... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:05

$46.00
137434

SALOMON AUGUST ANDREE North Pole Balloon Expedition BODY Found 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469059340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1930 * Salomon August Andree body found * North Pole balloon expedition The front page has a column heading: "WARSHIP TO BRING ANDREE'S BODY BACK; HE HAD NEARED POLE" with subheads and related map. Loads of text continues on page 2. Complete 1st section only with all 26 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 of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:39

$33.00
137425

HEBREW UNIVERSITY of Jerusalem Israel - Very 1st Commencement 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469048525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1932 * Hebrew University of Jerusalem * Very first commencement exercises The top of page 9 has column heads: "DEGREES AWARDED TO 13 IN PALESTINE" "Hebrew University Holds First Commencement Since Opening in 1925" "Event Hailed As Epochal" "Institution Advances to Standard Scholastic Status--Has 180 Students Now Enrolled" with the text taking half a column. Complete in 48 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:20

$47.00
137423

Historic CHEVROLET CORVETTE Automobile Car DEBUT 1953 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469047465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 1, 1953 * Corvette starts production * In a Detroit newspaper (historic) Page 53 has a two line, two column headline: "Plastic Corvette Begins To Roll" & above this head in smaller type: "Production Line Starts". The report begins: "Chevrolet's first production model Corvette, a sports with a plastic laminated fiber glass body, rolled off the company's Flint assembly line Tuesday..." & more. The report contains details about production, plus mention that the list price for a new Corvette was $3250. Included is a two column photo of the first production model Corvette rolling off the assembly line at the Flint facility. Terrific to have this notable report in ... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:17

$975.00
137422

CHARLES MANSON Family Hippies 3 Girls Found GUILTY For Murders 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469046438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, January 27, 1971 * Charles Manson & girls found guilty w/ photo Near the bottom of the front page is a photo with a caption headed: "Manson Girls' Found Guilty" with just a bit of text. (see) They are Patricia Krenwinkel, Susan Atkins, and Leslie Van Houten. Complete inn 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:16

$60.00
137421

Best LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis New York Yankees Career ENDS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469045863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1939 * Lou Gehrig ends baseball career * Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) A six column headline on page 26 announces: "Gehrig's Career as Player Ended by Infantile Paralysis" with one column subheads: "Activity Is Barred By Clinic's Report" "Gehrig Will Be Required Conserve Energy--He Takes Verdict Philosophically" "Stays As Yankee Captain" "Will Receive Full Salary for Year--Ended Record Streak of 2,130 Games May 2". There are also two related reports headed: "Lou's Bravery Disclosed" "Mayo Clinic Reveals How Gehrig Receives News of Ailment" & "Dr. Fishbein Comments" "Finding on Gehrig Discussed by Medical Journ... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:15

$210.00
137420

Early ALBERT EINSTEIN Columbia University Honorary Science Medal 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469045362

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1920 * Very early Albert Einstein * Columbia University honorary medal honor for science Page 16 has one column heads including: "COLUMBIA TO HONOR LEADERS IN THE WAR" "Degrees to Be Given to 2,632 Students at Exercises in Gymnasium" "PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED" "Medal for Meritorious Service to Science Goes to Albert Einstein of Switzerland" and more. (see) This is very early mention of the man who would become a key player in the production of the atomic bomb. This is the first time Einstein was mentioned in the New York Times, and possibly the first time his name was publicly mentioned in the United States. Complete in 28 pages, inked address stamp in an upper... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:14

$75.00
137401

ROCKY GRAZIANO vs. Tony Zale Middleweight BOXING Title Fight 1947 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468380499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1947 * Boxer Rocky Graziano victory * Boxing middleweight title fight * Tony Zale The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Graziano Knocks Out Zale in Sixth Round to Take world Middleweight Title" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text here. 1st report coverage on Rocky Graziano becoming the new middleweight boxing champion of the World. 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 &... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 14:47

$57.00
137399

Rare GERMANS Germany OCCUPATION Island of Guernsey 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468379330

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Aug. 25, 1944 * Rare German occupation title * World War II - WWII Among the front page heads are: "Allies Repulsed In North France" "Luftwaffe Scores Over Normandy Battle" "Americans Violate International Law" and more. Four pages, 12 by 12 3/4 inches, bit irregular at spine, nice condition. This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of WWII. During the Nazi occupation they took o... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 14:45

$25.00
137397

LEND LEASE PROGRAM World War II U.S. Destroyers for Naval Bases 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468377879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1940. * Lend Lease Program * World War II relief * U.S. Destroyers The front page has a very nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT TRADES DESTROYERS FOR SEA BASES; TELLS CONGRESS HE ACTED ON OWN AUTHORITY; BRITAIN PLEDGES NEVER TO YIELD OR SINK FLEET" with many subheads and related map. More inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 48 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 indiv... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 14:42

$56.00
137382

HMS POSEIDON (P99) Royal Navy Submarine Yellow Sea SINKING 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468159803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1931 * HMS Poseidon submarine sinking (1st report) * United Kingdom Royal Navy The front page has one column headings: "BRITISH SUBMARINE SINKS WITH 18 MEN" "Two of 33 Saved Succumb to Injuries After Collision With Steamer Offf China" "FLEET SENDS DIVERS DOWN and more. First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of the Sub. 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 tha... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:52

$39.00
137379

VALENCIA SPAIN Airplanes Bombing AIR RAID Spanish Civil War 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468156995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1937. * Valencia, Spain bombing * Spanish Civil War The front page has a two column headline: "5 PLANES BOMB VALENCIA; 200 ARE REPORTED KILLED; MISSILES HIT BRITISH SHIPS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 of these high-quality editions. Very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:48

$37.00
137376

General CHARLES DE GAULLE French Republic Statesman Resignation 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391299180665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1946 * Charles De Gaulle resigns * French Republic - France The front page has a two column headline: "CRISIS ARISES AS DE GAULLE RESIGNS POST" with subheads that include: "President Through With Politics, Aide Says..." and more with photo of De Gaulle. First report coverage of Charles De Gaulle resigning as President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:45

$40.00
137342

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Found Guilty of Contempt of Court w/ 6 Months 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467979284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Guilty of contempt of court Page 3 has a one column heading: "CAPONE SENTENCED TO 6 MONTHS IN JAIL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone being found guilty of contempt of court. 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 the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor sp... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:11

$39.00
137341

Mohandas Karamchand MAHATMA GANDHI Jail Release India Leader 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467978009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1931 * Mahatma Gandhi jail release (1st report) The front page has one column headings that include: "M'DONALD TRIUMPHS IN DEBATE ON INDIA AS GANDHI GOES FREE" "The Nationalist Leader Predicts His Rearrest Soon--Many of His Aides Released" and more. (see) Continues on page 8 with small photo of Gandhi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 prim... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:09

$52.00
137340

433 EROS ASTEROID Close Encounter Earth & Linton Indiana Disaster 1931 Newpaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467975829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1931 * 433 Eros flyby * Near-Earth asteroid * Linton, Indiana * Coal mine explosion Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "The Tiny Planet Eros Will Visit Us Tonight; Sky Vagabond Only 16,000,000 Miles Away". Coverage on the asteroid 433 Eros due to pass that same day. Page 3 has a one column heading: "32 KILLED IN BLAST IN INDIANA MINE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:07

$37.00
137339

LEFTY GROVE Philadelphia Athletics 30TH WIN of Baseball Season 1931 Newsspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298998915

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1931 * Lefty Grove 30th victory of season (record) * Philadelphia Athletics - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 12) has a nice banner headline: "American League Record Is Set by Grove as He Hurls 30th Victory of Season" with subheads that include: "GROVE ANNEXES 30TH TO SET LEAGUE MARK" "Beaten Only three Times" and more with photo of Grove. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:07

$37.00
137338

Both BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig Hit HRs Home Runs New York Yankees 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467973586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1931 * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees The top of the sports pave has a banner head: "Yankees Take Two as Ruth and Gehrig Hit Homers..." with one column subheads: "20,000 See Yankees Rout Indians Twice" "Gehrig Hits No. 45 and Ruth Gets 44th as Team Wins..." "Lou Breaks Own Record" and more (see). Another article has: "Players of the Game - Lefty Grove--Baseball's Champion Pitcher" with a photo of him. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use. Great condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:05

$57.00
137335

BABE RUTH Home Runs for Orphans Albany & Bobby Jones British Open 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298573268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1930 * Babe Ruth vs. Albany Senators * Hawkins Stadium exhibition game * Home runs promised to orphans * Bobby Jones - British Open golf The sport's section (page 31) has one column headings: "RUTH HITS 2 HOMERS AS YANKS TRIUMPH" "One Blow Is Longest Ever Made at Albany--Eastern Leaguers Bow, 8 to 3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on the exhibition game held in Albany in which Babe Ruth promised some orphan children he would hit home runs. Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. 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 p... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 14:53

$37.00
137334

BOBBY JONES Wins British Open Golf Championship Grand Slam 2 of 4 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467592086

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins British Open * Year of the grand slam victory (2nd of 4) * Royal Liverpool Golf Club - Wirral, England The front page has a one column heading: "BOBBY JONES WINS BRITISH OPEN TITLE" with subheads. (see) Report continues in the sport's section with nice photo of Jones. (see) First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning the British Open Championship. This would be the year of his famous grand slam of golf achievement. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 14:50

$87.00
137327

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Pre Season CONTRACT Talks 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467517732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract dispute * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "DiMaggio Wants Big Increase but Withholds Demand Till Yanks Make Offer" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) A nice report on DiMaggio's upcoming contract after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. (rare as such) 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 cont... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:27

$40.00
137316

Calvin COOLIDGE DAM Gila River Globe AZ Arizona DEDICATION 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298436252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1930 * Coolidge Dam dedicated (1st report) * Gila River - Globe, Arizona The front page has one column headings that include: "COOLIDGE DEDICATES GREAT ARIZONA DAM", "Crowd of 15,000 Motors Over Desert to Hear Man Whose Name Big Structure Bears" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 of these high-quality editions... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:13

$37.00
137310

Old Radio TELEVISION TV Tests General Electric Visual INVENTION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467506919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1928. * Early television experiments - tests * Before it became a reality * Caveman technology to today's standards The front page has one column headings that include: "RADIO TELEVISION TO HOME RECEIVERS IS SHOWN IN TESTS" "Pictures and Voices Clearly Seen and Heard in Three Schenectady Residences" "Sent Out From Laboratory" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 5 with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 t... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:07

$56.00
137276

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Senate Hearings re. SPRUCE GOOSE Contract 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465560800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1947 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Senate hearings - government contract * re. "Spruce Goose" flying boat The front page has a one column heading: "HUGHES ORDERED TO TESTIFY AT ONCE IN PLANE INQUIRY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 14:01

$38.00
137270

JIMMIE FOXX Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball wins AL Batting Champion 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391296094106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1938 * Jimmie Foxx wins batting title * Boston Red Sox - American League A seven column headline on the sports section reports: "American League Batting Laurels Captured by Foxx of the Red Sox" with subheads: "Foxx Topped List With Mark Of .349" "New High In Home Runs" and more. Also a nice two column photo of Jimmie Foxx. 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 than indivi... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:48

$42.00
137269

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Photo 1930 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465552781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1930. * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH ACCEPTS $160,000 FOR 2 YEARS" with subheads and a two column photo of Babe Ruth shaking hand s with New York Yankees Owner, Colonel Ruppert . Great to have in this famous New York City title. Also in this same issue is a nice front page 1st report on the death of President William Howard Taft. The headline reads: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DIES AT CAPITAL, SUCCUMBING TO MANY WEEKS' ILLNESS, FIVE HOURS AFTER JUSTICE SANFORD" with many subheads and nice photo of Taft. Other news, sports and... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:46

$97.00
137260

Very 1st U.S. MAIL ROCKET TRY Frido Kessler Greenwood Lake NY 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295743672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1936 * 1st American rocket plane try * Rocket mail - Frido Kessler (1st report) * Greenwood Lake, New York Page 19 has a two column heading: "Rocket Mail Flight Ends in Fizzle And Flame at Greenwood Lake" First report coverage on the 1st test flight try of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 subscriber... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:24

$44.00
137252

U.S. Airforce XS-1 Jet Airplane 1st CHUCK YEAGER Speed of Sound 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465308910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1947. * United States Air Force - Chuck Yeager * Bell XS-1 rocket airplane * Speed of Sound broken - 1st time The front page has a two column headline: "New U. S. Plane Said to Fly Faster Than Speed of Sound" with subhead: "Bell XS-1, Experimental Rocket Craft, Has Pierced Barrier, Magazine Reports--Air Force Maintains Silence" and photo of the jet airplane on page 26. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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 i... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:15

$97.00
137251

HAIFA OIL REFINERY MASSACRE Palestine Zionist Irgun Jews - Arabs 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295738100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1947 * Haifa oil refinery massacre (1st report) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Arabs The front page has a 2 column heading: "41 Jews Stabbed to Death After Bomb Kills Six Arabs" (see) 1st report coverage on the Haifa Oil Refinery Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 of these high-quality editions. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:14

$39.00
137249

SONJA HENIE Winter Olympics Figure Skating GOLD MEDAL Victory 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295737190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 16, 1936 * Sonja Henie - Norwegian figure skater * Olympic figure skating gold medal victory The front page of this sport's section only has a two column heading: "Miss Henie Hard Pressed To Defeat Miss Colledge" with subhead and photo. First report coverage on Sonja Henie's gold medal victory at the Winter Olympics. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:12

$23.00
137247

PREAKNESS STAKES Horse Racing Win ASSAULT Triple Crown Winner 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295735829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1946 * Assault - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of the sport's section (inside, near back) has a nice banner headline: "ASSAULT BEATS LORD BOSWELL BY A NECK IN PREAKNESS" with subheads and related photo. Another photo on page 4 of the sport's section as well. (see) This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 80+ page Sunday edition, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:09

$67.00
137246

ALBANY GA Dougherty County Georgia TORNADO Cyclone Disaster 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295735325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1940 * Albany, Georgia tornado disaster The front page has one column headings: "23 KILLED, 500 HURT BY GALE IN GEORGIA" and "Homes and Business Buildings Leveled in Dawn Storm--Loss at 5 to 10 Millions" Reporting continues on page 19 with a photo of the town's destruction. (see) 1st report coverage on the tornado disaster in Albany, Georgia in which the business section was destroyed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-52, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:08

$45.00
137245

BUCKNELL Defeats Penn State Football - NOTRE DAME vs. USC Trojans 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295734834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 24, 1935 * Bucknell University defeats Penn State football * Notre Dame Fighting Irish over USC Trojans The front page of this sport's section only has a two column heading: "Notre Dame's Late Drive Halts Southern California" with subhead, stats and lineups. Page 2 has a one column heading: "BUCKNELL DOWNS PENN STATE BY 2-0" with subheads, stats and lineups. Other college football game results and various other sports related news throughout. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:07

$23.00
137244

COELOPHYSIS Dinosaurs skeletons Fossils New Mexico Discovery 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465301450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1947 * Coelophysis dinosaurs skeletons discoveries * Ghost Ranch, New Mexico The front page has two column headings: "Museum Finds Dinosaurs Of 200 Million Years Ago" "Skeletons of Ancestor of Forty-Ton Monster Are Only Three or Four Feet in Length--Discovered in New Mexico" Coverage on the famed Coelophysis dinosaur skeleton find at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Nice to have in this famous NYC title and on the front page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 & st... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:04

$49.00
137222

JIMMY DOYLE vs. Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing Title Knockout DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464617666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1947. * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle * World welterweight title fight * Death in the boxing ring The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "Doyle in Critical Condition After Knockout by Robinson in Eighth Round" with subheads that include: "LAST RITES GIVEN BOXER IN HOSPITAL" and more. Also a nice photo of the fatal blow. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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 s... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:32

$75.00
137221

V-2 ROCKET Stratosphere Radar Testing White Sands NM New Mexico 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464617335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1946 * V-2 rocket stratosphere test * Early radar testing * White Sands, New Mexico Near the bottom of the front page is a two column headline that reads: "Army to Use V-2 Bombs to Test Radar as Atom-Rocket Defense" (see) 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 the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:31

$42.00
137216

GRAF ZEPPELIN Around the World Flight Begins & BABE RUTH Photo 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294811678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin starts around World flight (airship) * Babe Ruth hits grand slam home run with nice photo The front page has a two column headline: "ZEPPELIN OFF AT 12:40 A. M. ON FLIGHT AROUND WORLD WITH FAIR WEATHER AHEAD" with many subheads and other related reports. Continues on page 2 with related photos. (see) The sport' section (page 19) has a six column headline: "Yanks and Athletics Divide Before 46,000; Ruth Hits 28th" with subheads and a nice 4 column photo of Babe Ruth crossing home plate. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:24

$56.00
137215

WILLIAM EDWARD HICKMAN Dead Man Walking Execution Hanging 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294811237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1928 * William Edward Hickman 'dead man walking' * Marion Parker kidnapping and murder Page 32 has small one column headings: "HICKMAN IN DEATH CHAMBER" "Los Angeles Girl's Slayer Refuses Imprisoned Friend's Plea for Aid" (see) Coverage on the upcoming execution (eve) by hanging of William Edward Hickman for the murder of 12 year old Marion Parker after kidnapping her. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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 subscripti... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:23

$34.00
137213

HALE TELESCOPE Palomar Observatory Mount Wilson & GRAF ZEPPELIN 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294809707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1928. * Palomar observatory - Hale Telescope * D-LZ127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Transatlantic flight (trip home) The front page has one column headings that include: "GIANT TELESCOPE OF IMMENSE RANGE TO DWARF ALL OTHERS" "Hundreds of Millions of New Stars and Island Universities in Its Billion Light-Year Field" "To Have 200-Inch Mirror" "Site Near Mount Wilson" and more. Continues on page 16 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with coverage on the Graf Zeppelin. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, all... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:20

$36.00
137211

Actress JOAN CRAWFORD & Douglas Fairbanks Jr. WEDDING Marriage 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464611280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1929 * Actress Joan Crawford * Actor Douglas Fairbanks. Jr. * Wedding - weds - married Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Fairbanks Jr., 19, Weds Joan Crawford Here; Pair Too Busy in Films for Honeymoon Now" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 of these high-quality editions. A few binding slits a... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:17

$37.00
137192

WOLF-HEINRICH GRAF VON HELLDORF Anti-Semite Berlin Police Chief 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294787886

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1935 * Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorf * New Anti-Semite chief in Berlin, Germany * Reuben Stacey Negro lynching * Fort Lauderdale, Florida The front page has a two column headline: "NEW ANTI-SEMITE NAMED CHIEF TO 'PURGE' BERLIN OF JEWS AND COMMUNISTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 4 with photo. The back page has one column headings: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MOB IN FLORIDA" "100 Masked Men Take Alleged Knifer of White Woman From ... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:52

$39.00
137191

GROVER CLEVELAND Cards Breaks Christy Mathewson's Win Record (NL) 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294782175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 11, 1929 * Grover Alexander breaks record * Christy Mathewson's wins (NL) * St. Louis Cardinals - MLB Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "Yanks Beat Indians; Robins Divide---Alexander Wins 373d Game, Sets Record" with subheads: "Alexander Victor, Sets League Mark" "Beats Phils, 11-9, in 11 Innnigs, Scores 373d Triumph of His Career---Enters Game in 8th" "Passes Mattys Record" and more. In the summary it says in part: "Grover Cleveland Alexander broke the lifetime National League winning record of the late Christy Mathewson...in the second game of a double-header...today. It was old Pete's 373d triumph as a Philly, a Cub and a Cardi... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:43

$34.00
137149

DOUGLAS C-54 SKYMASTER Transatlantic Airplane AUTOPILOT Flight 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463880205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1947 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Transatlantic flight by autopilot The front page has two column headings: "Robot-Piloted Plane Makes Safe Crossing of Atlantic" "No Hand on Controls From Newfoundland to Oxfordshire--Take-Off, Flight and Landing Are Fully Automatic" 1st report coverage on a Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane making a transatlantic flight under the control of an autopilot. Report continues on page 2 with photo. 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 rema... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:23

$34.00
137148

BAR HARBOR Maine FIRE & United Airlines Flight 608 DISASTERS 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463878551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1947 * Bar Harbor, Maine fire * United Airlines Flight 608 * Bryce Canyon, Utah The front page has a three column headline: "18 DEAD, DAMAGE $25,000,000 AS FOREST FIRES SWEEP ON WIDE NEW ENGLAND AREA" with subheads that include: "Night of Terror Ends Safely Foe Bar Harbor's Refugees" and more. (see) Reporting continues on page 4 & 5 with related photos and map. (see) Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Also a two column heading on the front page reads: "52 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes and Burns in Utah" with subhead. First report coverage on United Airlines Flight 608 disaster near Bryce Canyon Airport in Utah. Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:19

$42.00
137118

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Assassination PYRE & Palestine Bombing 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463351950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1948 * Mahatma Gandhi death & funeral (pyre photo) * Palestine Post building bombing The front page has a two column heading: "Plot to Kill Indian Leaders, Including Nehru, Is Charged" Coverage continues on page 3 with large photo of Gandhi's Pyre. (see) Also on the front page is a one column heading: "ARABS BLAST PLANT OF PALESTINE POST" with subhead. (see) 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 remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, lib... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:32

$54.00
137116

Novelist H. G. WELLS "Father of Science Fiction" Writer DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463350963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1946 * H. G. Wells death (1st report) * Science Fiction novalist * "War of the Worlds" fame A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "H. G. Wells Dead in London at 79; Forecast Atomic Age in 1914 Novel" Lengthy coverage continues on page 25 with photo of Wells. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:30

$45.00
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