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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
137089

ROYSTON GA Gainesville Georgia Greenwood SC TORNADOES Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1944 * Royston, Georgia tornadoes disaster * Greenwood SC & Gainesville GA The front page has two column headings: "38 Die, 500 Hurt as Tornado Hits Georgia, South Carolina", "Houses Wrecked in 100-Mile early Morning Sweep---Hospital Damaged---Heaviest Toll Is at Royston, Ga., With Twelve Killed" First reporting continues on page 11 with related photos (see photos). Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day with much on World War II . 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:48

$43.00
137088

Very Early RONALD REAGAN Movies Film 1ST Mention New York Times 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1937 * Very early Ronald Reagan * Beginning on the big screen * Warner Brothers movies This is a significant issue for any Ronald Reagan or presidential collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious New York Times. The mention appears on page 29 under the heading: "News Of The Screen" and mentions him appearing in a new movie: "...Ronald Reagan, a new Warner find, and June Travis will be the principals in "Inside Story"...". An inconspicuous report, yet significant as his first mention in this national newspaper. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:47

$40.00
137087

WAR ADMIRAL Wins Belmont Stakes for TRIPLE CROWN Horse Racing 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462711670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1937 * Thoroughbred racehorse * War Admiral wins Belmont Stakes * Triple Crown champion The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL WINS BELMONT STAKES FOR TRIPLE CROWN" with subheads that include: "First By 4 Lengths" "Breaks The Track Mark" and more. Also a nice six column photo of the finish and a smaller photo of the winning jockey receiving trophy. First report coverage on War Admiral winning the triple crown. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 80+ Sunday edition, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality news... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:46

$145.00
137085

CHARLES LINDBERGH Robert H. Goddard ROCKETS Rocketry into Space ? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292287461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1937 * Charles Lindbergh * Robbert H. Goddard & more * Rockets - rocketry Page 22 has an editorial headed: "THE COLONEL ON ROCKETS" (see) This is an interesting article on Charles Lindbergh's thought on the future of rocketry including possible space travel. 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 11, 2015 14:44

$49.00
137084

JESSE OWENS Negro Sprinter Achievements vs. Adolph Hitler ARYAN 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292286540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1936 * Ohio State sprinter Jesse Owens * Berlin, Germany Olympics * Adolph Hitler era The sports section has various reports from the Olympic Games in Berlin as well of several photos, one captioned: "Jesse Owens handing the stick to his American team-mate, Ralph Metcalf...the United States quartet won in 0:39:8 to set a world record." [Owens is barely visible in the photo]. One article includes: "The American 400 meter sprint four flashed around the red clay circuit like chained lightning. Owens opened a four-yard lead, Metcalfe made it seven..." with a bit more (see photos). Elsewhere under "Olympic Highlights In Events Yesterday" is: "...America's 400 mete... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:43

$85.00
137082

Very Early TED WILLIAMS Boston Red Sox Baseball Player ACQUIRED 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292285119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1937 * Ted Williams acquired by the Boston Red Sox * Very early mention prior to his MLB baseball debut * Clint Frank wins Heisman Trophy * Yale University college football This newspaper has a very discrete but extremely early report on page 35 on the Boston Red Sox acquiring a young 19 year old by the name of Ted Williams. At the bottom of page 35 is a very small one column heading: "Red Sox Buy Ted Williams" The brief text mentions that this young star may be a 2nd Joe DiMaggio. Rare to have such a early report on this famous baseball player as his Major League debut would not be for another year and a half. Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:41

$60.00
137081

CONSTITUTION OF IRELAND Irish Eamon de Valera TAKES EFFECT 1937 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462707782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1937 * Constitution of Ireland in force (1st report) * Eamon de Valera Page 2 has a column headline: "Eamon De Valera's Speech on Inauguration of Constitution" (see) Also a two column heading: "New Constitution Embodies Plans of Ireland of de Valera's Dreams" with subhead. Coverage on the Constitution of Ireland taken effect for the 1st time. 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 & institut... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:40

$39.00
137080

MAURICE ROCKET RICHARD 50th NHL Hockey Goal MONTREAL CANADIANS 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462706084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1945 * Maurice 'Rocket' Richard * National Hockey League - NHL * Montreal Canadians * Becomes 1st to score 50 goals in season (1st report) The sport's section (page 15) has a very small one column heading: "Richard gets 50th Goal" First report on Maurice 'Rocket' Richard becoming the very 1st NHL hockey player to score 50 goals in a single season. Includes the lineup for the game with scoring recap. Unfortunately a small report as hockey wasn't as popular back then, but it is was it is, a 1st report. 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:39

$39.00
137078

OPERATION VALKYRIE Adolph Hitler Assassination Attempt Nazi PURGE 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462705209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1944. * Operation Valkyrie failure * Adolph Hitler assassination attempt * German officers rounded up The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS BLOCK PLOT TO SEIZE GOVERNMENT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 28 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 nic... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:37

$62.00
137045

G. I. BILL OF RIGHTS World War II Veterans Benefits Signed by FDR 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462452081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1944 * G. I. Bill of Rights is signed * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * World War II veteran benefits The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS 'G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS'" with subhead. Continues on the back page (pg. 32) with photo of the signing by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II and the aftermath of D-Day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libra... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:49

$56.00
137043

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination HUNGARY Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391291928371

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, May 10, 1944 * Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public * Nazi-occupied Hungary exterminations Page 5 has one column headings: "JEWS IN HUNGARY FEAR ANNIHILATION" "Gas-Chamber 'Baths' on Nazi Model Reported Prepared by Puppet Regime" See photos for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being known. What better evidence to confirm of what really hap... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:47

$67.00
137042

MASON CITY IA Iowa School Bus & Rock Island Train Wreck DISASTER 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462448797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1937 * Mason City IA Iowa * Rock Island rocket train * School bus collision The front page has a two column heading: "Rocket Train Hits High School Bus in Iowa, Killing 10 Injuring 18 at Grade Crossing" (see) First report coverage on the Rock Island Rocket train and school bus disaster at Mason City, Iowa. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indiv... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137040

JAMES H. DOOLITTLE Very 1st BLIND Airplane Flight & Wall Street 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462447688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1929 * Aviator James H. Doolittle * 1st blind airplane flight * Prelude to the great crash ? The front page has one column headings that include: "'BLIND' PLANE FLIES 15 MILES AND LANDS; FOG PERIL OVERCOME" "Doolittle In Successful Test Takes Off and Alights Without View of Ground" "Instruments Only Guide" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very first "blind flight" by James H. Doolittle. Also on the front page is a two column heading: "Stock Leaders Sag in Wave of Liquidation; 863 Issues, a Record, Dealt In on Exchange" (see) Was this a warning sign of the great stock market crash that was less than 30 days away ? Other news, sports and adv... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:41

$52.00
137039

WERNHER VON BRAUN Nazi Rockets America & John L. Lewis Guilty 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462446993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1946 * Wernher von Braun converts * Rockets technology to America Page 46 has one column headings: "NAZI SCIENTISTS AID ARMY ON RESEARCH" "Hundreds Are Revealed to Be in U.S. Showing How They Built Rockets, Other Things" with smaller subheads that include: "Nazis Planned Rocket to Hit U.S." and related photo. (see) Coverage on the famous rocket scientist Wernher von Braun bringing his knowledge of rockets to America. Interesting reporting including an admission by Braun that the Nazis were planning a missile strike on the United States (see photos). Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that wa... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:39

$45.00
137033

ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Rocketry - Earth PHOTOS ? 1920 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391291920321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1920 * Robert H. Goddard * Early rockets - rocketry * Photography above Earth The back page has one column headings that include: "GODDARD ROCKETS TO TAKE PICTURES" "Scientist Believes Photographs Could Be Obtained Above the Earth's Atmosphere" "Must First Explore Air" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light browning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:30

$44.00
137031

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462440231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The sport's section (page 24) has two column headings: "Centennial Today Depicts Stages In Evolution of Modern Baseball" "Notables to Attend Dedication of Museum, Hall of Fame and Doubleday Field at Cooperstown--10,000 Expected" (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Stephen C. Clark was owner of a local ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:27

$56.00
137030

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462439467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1936 * Bob Feller's 1st MLB baseball start * Cleveland Indians * 15 strikeouts - 17 years old The sport's section (page 18) has one column headings: "INDIANS' ROOKIE FANS 15 TO SCORE" and "Feller, 17, Is One Short of Modern League Record in Subduing Browns, 4-1" 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. The front page has reporting on RMS Queen Mary breaking the Atlantic Ocean speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, ni... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:25

$38.00
137008

1st TRANSPACIFIC AIRPLANE Flight Nonstop Clyde Edward Pangborn 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371460077282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1931 * 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight * Hugh Herndon Jr. & Clyde Edward Pangborn The front page has a two column headline: "PACIFIC FLIERS ARE HEARD OVER OUTER TIP OF ALASKA; FLYING ON SCHEDULE TIME" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight. (Japan to Washington State) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:53

$34.00
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