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141015

Author SIR J. M. BARRIE James Matthew Creator of PETER PAN Death 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378415705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, June 20, 1937 * Sir J. M. Barrie death (1st report) * Creator of Peter Pan The front page of this section has a two column photo with heading: "Barrie Dies of Pneumonia at 77, Beloved by World for Peter Pan" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir J. M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan. Complete 2nd section only with all 8 pages, light toning, small piece torn at bottom right corner, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:37

$34.00
141014

CHARLES LINDBERGH Transatlantic Airplane Flight Air Force Cross 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371547294100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1927 * Transatlantic Paris flight * Charles Lindbergh receives Air Force Cross (UK) * King George of England The front page has two column headline: "MORE ROYAL HONORS CONFERRED TODAY ON CAPT. LINDBERGH" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few biding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:36

$33.00
141009

FEBRUARY 26 INCIDENT Imperial Japanese Army Officers coup d'état 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371547290431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 26, 1936 * February 26 Incident * Attempted coup d'etat in Japan * Imperial Japanese Army The front page has a four column headline: "3 JAPANESE OFFICIALS SLAIN BY ARMY OFFICERS" with many subhead and related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few tiny binding holes, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:28

$33.00
141008

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT Quits CHIEF JUSTICE Charles Hughes Takes Over 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378408241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 4, 1930 * Charles Evans Hughes takes over * William Howard Taft resigns * Chief Justice of the United States The front page has a two column heading: "TAFT, SHATTERED IN HEALTH, RETURNS TO WASHINGTON" with subhead and photo. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:21

$28.00
141006

PROHIBITION 18th Eighteenth Amendment to be Repealed ? Drys Wets 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378074528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1930 * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. The front page has a two column headline: "DRYS PORTRAY PROHIBITION AS BASIS OF PROSPERITY; EDISON AND FORD FOR LAW" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Lengthy text continues inside. 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 p... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:50

$34.00
141005

1st ALL BLACK Starters Win NCAA Basketball Title 1966 Texas Western Miners News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378073968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 20, 1966 * Texas Western Miners upset 4-time NCAA champs Kentucky in NCAA basketball championship * First-ever team with all-black starters to win the title A great newspaper--and from the founding city of the sport of basketball--reporting, quite modestly on the front of the sports page, the upset of four-time NCAA champion Kentucky Wildcats by the Texas Western Miners (as immortalized in the award winning film, Glory Road (2006 ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie). Note also the banner headline on the front page of the sports section announcing: "Brigham Young Tops NYU In NIT Final" with a related celebratory photo (see). While hi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:49

$90.00
141002

COAL GLEN Chatham County North Carolina Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378069591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 29, 1925 * Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report) * Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina The front page has a two column heading: "BODIES OF 32 MINE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED FOLLOWING EXPLOSION" (see) First report coverage on the Coal Glen North Carolina mine disaster. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Coal Glen Mine Disaster was a coal mine explosion that occurred in May 27, 1925, in Coal Glen, North Carolina, USA. Fifty three miners died. Attempts at re-opening the mine were made sporadically until the 1950s, but... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:38

$29.00
140955

RMS LUSITANIA Sinking Torpedo Sub Attack WWI War Tensions 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546188576

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 11, 1915 * re. RMS Lusitania sinking * German torpedo submarine * War tensions grow for U.S. The front page has various headings concerning the sinking of the Lusitania that include: "GERMANY'S DEEP SYMPATHY" "Murder Is Charged" "Survivor's Stories" and more with a few related photos. 22 pages, usual toning, some margin wear with tears, must be handled with care.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:21

$34.00
140953

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS vs. Chicago Cubs World Series CHAMPIONS 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377365975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 15, 1929. * Philadelphia Athletics - baseball * Chicago Cubs * World Series The front page has a one column heading: "PHILADELPHIANS WILDLY STIRRED OVER MACKS' WIN" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with a few related photos and box scores. First report coverage on the Philadelphia Athletics winning the World Series title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:17

$42.00
140927

"SNEAKERS GAME" New York Giants NFL Football CHAMPS Chicago Bears 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377253354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, December 10, 1934 * The famed "Sneakers Game" * NFL football title championship The sport's section (page 15) has a two column heading: "Giants Upset Bears to Win Pro Football Title, 30 to 13" with subhead which includes the text: "..Donning Rubber-Soled Shoes...". (see) First report coverage of the famous "Sneakers Game" which was the 1934 NFL football championship. The New York Giants upset the Chicago Bears. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:28

$44.00
140894

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Race Cars BILL SPENCE Killed & Ray Keech Wins 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371545538463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1929 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Ray Keech wins * Bill Spence killed The front page has one column headings that include: "160,000 SEE SPENCE KILLED IN AUTO RACE" "Keech Wins 500-Mile Classic at Indianapolis as Young Californian Meets Death" "SKIDDING CAR HITS WALL" and more. (see) Reporting continues in the sport's section with related photos. (see) First report coverage on the 1929 Indianapolis 500 race in which Ray Keech was the winner and William Spence was killed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Ray Keech (born May 1, 1... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:15

$37.00
140893

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S New Field Theory Reduces Physics To One Law 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391376735339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, January 24, 1929. * Albert Einstein's new field theory * Physics reduced to one law The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN UNCOVERS ELECTRIC SECRETS, SAYS DR. SWANN" with subheads. (see) lengthy text continues on page 4. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, more so along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:14

$47.00
140887

RICHARD E. BYRD 1st Antarctica Expedition TICKER TAPE Parade 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371545531194

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1930. * Aviator Richard E. Byrd ticker tape parade * First Antarctica - South Pole expedition * New York City welcome home celebration The front page has a four column headline: "BYRD AND HIS MEN ACCLAIMED BY CITY; WILDLY CHEERED IN BROADWAY PARADE; WALKER BESTOWS MEDALS OF MERIT" with many subheads and photo of Richard E. Byrd. Much more on the inside pages with a great full page pictorial. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:02

$43.00
140767

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1946 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542591777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1946 * A "Miracle on 34th Street" connection * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1st report) Page 32 has one column headings: "SUN, SMILES BEAM ON MACY'S PARADE" "2,000,000 Line Streets for 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Festival of Fun" with photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the 1946 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This was the exact parade that was featured in the 1947 Christmas movie classic, "Miracle on 34th Street". Also within this issue are various store advertisements, including Macy's and Gimbels which was also a focus in the movie as well. Actual footage of this parade was included within the film itself. Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:51

$78.00
140748

WILLIAM H. HASTIE 1st Negro Appellate Judge Senate CONFIRMATION 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374047664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1950 * William H. Hastie U.S. Senate confirmation * 1st Negro United States Appellate Judge Page 50 has a small and somewhat discrete article headed: "Negro Judge Confirmed" "Senate Unanimously Approves Hastie for Appeals Bench" (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertising 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:24

$46.00
140745

President Harry TRUMAN DOCTRINE Greece & Turkey Aid - Communism 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374046066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 12, 1947. * President Harry Truman Doctrine * Soviet Imperialism - Cold War * Greece and Turkey aid The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "TRUMAN LIKELY TO WIN OK ON PLANS TO BLOCK REDS" with subheads and complete text of Truman's message on the back page with a few photos and related map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Truman Doctrine was a proclamation by U.S. president Harry S. Truman on March 12, 1947. It stated that the U.S. would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid to prevent their falling into the So... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:20

$42.00
140738

Explorer FLOYD COLLINS RECOVERED Sand Cave MAMMOTH Kentucky 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391373706332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 23, 1925 * Floyd Collins' body recovered * Sand Cave, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Page 6 has a one column heading: "COLLINS'S BODY RECOVERED TODAY" See image for brief coverage on cave explorer, Floyd Collins, body being recovered from a narrow crawl way within the Sand Cave at the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:40

$28.00
140737

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher DEATH Photo 1935 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, April 20, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page is taken up with a photo of "Adolph S. Ochs", publisher of the N.Y. Times who recently died. Complete in 28 pages, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, minor mend to a lower corner, minimal margin wear.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:36

$26.00
140653

GREEN HORNET TROLLEY Chicago Illinois Street Car Accident WRECK 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372278480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1950 * Green Hornet Trolley Disaster (1st report) * Chicago street car & gas truck collision The front page has a two column heading: "33 Burn to Death in Chicago As Street Car Hits 'Gas' Truck" with photo of the wrecked trolley. (see) First report coverage on the Green Hornet trolley disaster during a torrential rainstorm in Chicago. 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 t... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2016 15:47

$47.00
140652

Best KEW GARDENS Queens Long Island Railroad TRAINS Crash Disaster1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372277548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1950 * Long Island Railroad (LIRR) * Kew Gardens, Queens train wreck * Richmond Hills NY (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "75 KNOWN DEAD IN L. I. WRECK IN RICHMOND HILL; TOLL MOUNTING IN CRASH OF EASTBOUND EXPRESS INTO STANDING TRAIN; CAUSE IS UNDETERMINED" with subheads and related photo. More inside. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 72 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... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2016 15:45

$42.00
140588

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING Skyscraper New York City NYC OPENING 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391370028964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 2, 1931. * Empire State Building opens (1st report) * World's tallest building at the time * Great depression era original Page 24 has a one column heading: "WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING OPENED SMITH PRESIDES" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:21

$52.00
140587

YANKEES STADIUM The House That Babe Ruth Built CONSTRUCTION Start 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538410163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 6, 1922 * Old Yankee Stadium construction begins * New York Yankees - Yanks * "The House that Ruth Built" The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "YANKEE COLONELS SIGN FOR STADIUM FOR WORLD'S SERIES" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City title. Rare as such. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:19

$55.00
140585

PETE ROSE Breaks Ty Cobb's MLB Baseball Career HITS RECORD Photo 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538408602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, September 12, 1985 * Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's career hit record * Cincinnati Reds - MLB baseball The front page has a three column heading: "Rose: No. 4,192" with subhead: "Ty-breaker leaves Pete in Tears" and related photos. (see) Also a nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Record-setting hit singularly Rose" with nice photo of the historic at bat. Incomplete issue containnig 1st and sport's sections of a 5 section issue for a total of 48 pages. Nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:16

$42.00
140584

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball Hits for the CYCLE 1934 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391370025625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 24) has a six column headline: "First Place Regained by Yankees as They Down White Sox" with subheads that include: "Gehrig Is Batting Star" "Gets 19th Homer and Three Other Blows--Broaca is Victor on Mound" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Lou Gehrig hitting for the cycle. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:14

$34.00
140571

PIKEVILLE TN Bledsoe County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching James Scales 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538371438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1944 * James T. Scales, Pikeville, Tennessee lynching * Great World War II coverage The back page has one column headings: "YOUTH IS LYNCHED AT A REFORMATORY" "Negro Taken From Tennessee Jail and Shot After Warden's Daughter Is Slain" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro teen James T. Scales in Pikeville, Tennessee. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout including much on World War II. 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:40

$47.00
140565

Best DUTCH SCHULTZ New York City Gangster Beer Baron ARRESTED 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369979684

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1931 * Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer * New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster * Arrested for income tax evasion (1st report) The front page has one column headings that include: "GANG DRIVE SPURRED BY SCHULTZ CAPTURE" "Racketeer Held in $150,000 Bail as Government Centres War on Tax Evaders" and more. (see) Lengthy report continues inside with photo. (see) First report coverage on famous New York City gangster Dutch Schultz's arrest for income tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:29

$45.00
140561

CHICAGO BEARS Win NFL Football Champship Sid Luckman 5 TDs 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538360471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 27, 1943 * Chicago Bears win NFL football championship * Sid Luckman 5 touchdown passes * Washington Redskins The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "CHICAGO BEARS WIN PRO TITLE" with subhead, stats and lineups. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:12

$37.00
140559

ALGER HISS Soviet Spy Espionage Found GUILTY of Perjury 1950 Old NYT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369969463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1950 * Alger Hiss found guilty of perjury * Convicted Soviet spy A four column headline on the front page announces: "HISS GUILTY ON BOTH PERJURY COUNTS; BETRAYAL OF U.S. SECRETS IS AFFIRMED; SENTENCE WEDNESDAY; LIMIT 10 YEARS" with many subheads and related photos. More inside. See the hyperlink for more on Alger Hiss. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The complete first section with all 80 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:05

$78.00
140556

HARRY T. MOORE Civil Rights Leader Bombing Mims FL Assassination 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538356376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1951 * Harry T. Moore assassination * 1st martyr in the Civil Rights Movement * Mims, Brevard County, Florida The front page has a two column heading: "Bombing Kills Negro Leader; Wife Hurt in Florida Home" First report coverage on the assassination of Civil Rights leader Harry T. Moore in Mims, Florida. Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo of the damaged home. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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, a... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:00

$47.00
140555

TOKYO ROSE Iva Toguri D'Aquino Japanese Propagandist FOUND GUILTY 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369967048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1949 * Tokyo Rose found guilty of treason * American Iva Toguri D'Aquino * Japanese propaganda broadcaster The front page has a two column heading: "Tokyo Rose Is Found Guilty Of 1 of 8 Treason Charges" First report coverage continues on page 15 with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 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 February 21, 2016 05:59

$38.00
140550

ALBERT EINSTEIN Gives Grim Warning on HYDROGEN BOMB Life on Earth 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369963836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1950 * Albert Einstein speaks out * Hydrogen bomb warning * Annihilation of life on earth The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN SEES BID TO 'ANNIHILATION' IN HYDROGEN BOMB" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with text of Einstein's address and two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 pre... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 05:50

$115.00
140516

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368881150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The front page has a nice banner headline: "QUEEN MARY DIES IN LONDON AT 85 Churchill Sobs as He Breaks News to House of Commons" with subheads and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Other new of the day. Incomplete, containing the 1st section (16 pages) only, all related coverage present though, a little central fold wear, otherwise good condition. Nice for display here.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:35

$34.00
140501

BICKNELL Knox County INDIANA Coal Mine Explosion Hoosier Disaster 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537123523

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1941 * Bicknell, Knox County, Indiana * Panhandle coal mine explosion disaster The back page has one column headings that include: "14 MINERS KILLED IN INDIANA BLAST" "Seventeen Others in Coal Shaft escape Through Debris After Violent Gas Explosion" and more. (see) First report coverage on the coal mine explosion disaster at Bicknell, Indiana. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 ver... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:41

$37.00
140489

HMS TRINIDAD Royal Navy Cruiser TORPEDOES Itself in Arctic 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368841198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1942 * HMS Trinidad sinking * Torpedoes itself * World War II - WWII Page 10 has one column headings: "British Reports Loss OF 8,000-Ton Cruiser" "Trinidad Had Convoyed Ships to Russia--Captain Is Rescued" First report coverage on the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Trinidad disaster. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:20

$42.00
140439

MEL OTT 500th Home Run 1st in National League New Yorks Giants 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536378837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1945 * Mel Ott hits no. 500 home run * 1st to achieve in National league * New York Giants - MLB Baseball The sport's section (page 23) has one column headings that include: "OTT DRIVES NO. 500 AS GIANTS WIN, 9-2" "Mel's Circuit Wallop Among Big Drives Struck Against Four Braves' Pitchers" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic 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,... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:18

$36.00
140436

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Goes To Prison for 11 Years 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536376896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1932 * Al Capone gets 11 year term * Tax evasion - last chance denied * Chicago gangster boss The front page has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE BOUND FOR ATLANTA PRISON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al Capone's last day of freedom as he is on his way to the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:15

$40.00
140395

BYRON NELSON 18th Victory PGA Professional Golfer Record WINS 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536062564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 5, 1945 * Byron Nelson wins his 18th of the year * Famous record - PGA golf The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "NELSON IS VICTOR IN CANADIAN OPEN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage in Byron Nelson's famous 18th win in 1945 which is still a single season record and considered by many as the most impressive record in golf history. This was also his 11th consecutive win as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:43

$33.00
140393

Early ARMORED TRUCK Rube Ice Holdup Brooklyn New York Times 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367774837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1934 * Early armored truck heist * Rube Ice Corporation robbery * Bandits get away The front page has a two column headline: "GANG ROBS ARMORED AR IN BROOKLYN OF $427,000; WIDE HUNT IN 5 STATES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photos. This was the largest holdup in New York history at the time. The story of this robbery sounds like something you would see in the movies. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:40

$42.00
140392

LOCH NESS MONSTER Surgeon's Photo Nessie Scotland Lake 1ST REPORT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367772139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * The Surgeon's photo (famous) discussed * First report Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The Surgeon's photo is surely the most famous piece of folklore regarding the Loch Ness monster. Although the photo does not appear in this issue, the description of the photo and details surrounding the taking of it - are very noteworthy. I have found the first report of this photo being taken by British surgeon, Colonel Robert Wilson in this venerable newspaper title. Page 9 has a two column headline that reads: "Surgeon Phot... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:37

$62.00
140391

Jean François Darlan FRENCH ADMIRAL & France Vichy ASSASSINATION 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367767004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, December 25, 1942 * François Darlan assassination * French Admiral of the Fleet The front page has a four column headline: "ADMIRAL DARLAN KILLED AND ASSASSIN CAPTURED" with subheads. (see) and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of French Admiral and political figure, Jean Louis Xavier François Darlan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 24 pages, small library label near masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:31

$34.00
140362

BATTLE OF ARRAS Start in France BRITISH Offense World War I 1917 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367100367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 10, 1917 * Battle of Arras, France beginning * World War I - WWI The top of the front page under: "OFFICIAL NEWS OF THE WAR FROM CAPITALS" is a one column heading that reads: "British Forces Open 1917 Offensive--Capture Vimy Ridge and Other Important Points--Arras Region Center of Attack" First report coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Arras in France during World War I. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Battle of Arras was a British offensive during the First World War. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, New Zealand... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:22

$30.00
140356

Very Early ANIMATED CARTOONS Film Making Drawings Print 1916 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367095854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Film" with related photos as well (see). This gets back to the earliest period of cartoon making for motion pictures and certainly a significant issue for any collector of cartoon, animation or film history. Sixteen pages, partial embossed library stamp to a lower corner & minor loss to the lower left blank margin of the front le... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:12

$120.00
140348

BOB FELLER Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball Pitcher 200TH VICTORY 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535185272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1950 * Bob Feller gets 200th win * MLB baseball pitcher * Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 11) has one column headings: "INDIANS SCORE, 5-3, AFTER 8-5 SETBACK" and "Feller Stops Tigers for His 200th Victory--Detroit Gets 3 in 9th to Win Opener" First report coverage on Bob Feller's 200th win as a pitcher. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:55

$38.00
140345

V-2 ROCKETS Upper Atmosphere Test Meteors Pre Space Travel 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367085464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1946 * V-2 rockets test * Man-made meteorites * Upper atmosphere Page 4 has a two column heading: "Rocket Will Discharge Swarm of Meteorites In Attempt to Gauge Size of Real Fragments" See images for text. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:50

$44.00
140344

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Mexico City Airplane Flight Start 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535182748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 13, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Post Atlantic Ocean solo flight * Airplane hop to Mexico The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH HOPS FOR MEXICO CITY" with subheads. (see) Great for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:49

$33.00
140330

NEW DEAL Agricultural Adjustment Act FARM RELIEF Unconstitutional 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365611214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, January 7, 1936 * United States v. Butler Supreme Court case * Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional * New Deal - The Farm Relief Bill The front page has a banner headline: "AAA RULED OUT; PROCESSING TAXES HALTED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Butler Supreme Court ruling in which made the Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:20

$34.00
140327

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Agreement for $210,000 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365604682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 2, 1927 * Babe Ruth contract * New York Yankees * Record season ahead The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH PREPARES FOR BATTLE" Also includes a updated report just underneath that reports his contract has been signed. (see image for text here) This would also be the year that Ruth hit 60 home runs and what many consider to be the best team ever. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:06

$37.00
140226

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364539136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:21

$39.00
140225

PROHIBITION ENDS Legal Beer & Liquor Return DRY ERA Closes 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364537909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 6, 1933 * U.S. prohibition ends (1st report) * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has one column headings that include: "Repeal Adds New Problems To Old Ones" "Liquor Flows Freely in 19 States With Six More Expected" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:20

$78.00
140188

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Antarctica South Pole Expedition ENDS 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363445126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1930 * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition ends * Whaler C.A. Larsen arrives home * Early polar exploration era original The front page has one column headings: "EIGHT BYRD MEN BACK; CASUAL ON HARDSHIPS" "Returning on the Larsen With 75 Dogs, They Say Silence and Isolation Were Worst" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, minor irregularity along spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 15:49

$40.00
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