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182299

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850279317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 21, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "REPEAL BILL GOES TO STATES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the United States House of Representatives approving the repeal of prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:24

$44.00
182586

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Liquor Beer Alcohol Prohibitin Era Gangster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100795186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, October 19, 1929. * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Prohibition era gangster * Beer baron The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK IS SOUGHT AS RUM RAID EVIDENCE" with subheads. (see) The great stock market crash of 1929 would occur just a few days later. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 08, 2020 09:16

$39.99
181497

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807470164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 4, 1933. * Prohibition ends (eve) * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Senate Passes Liquor Report 24-15; Bill a Law Tonight" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:42

$78.00
181339

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in NM & ID 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053610995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Beer - liquor returns * New Mexico - Idaho The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IDAHO, NEW MEXICO JOIN REPEAL RANKS; 31 STATES IN LINE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of New Mexico and Idaho ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 cos... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:11

$45.00
180141

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746916793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:27

$48.00
179682

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986120576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The front page has a nice banner headline: "DRY LAW A FAILURE--HOOVER" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside. Loads of text here. Related photo on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:45

$52.00
179498

Best GUS WINKLER Chicago Gangster Al Capone Hit Man ARRESTED 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392717392686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1933 * Gus Winkler arrested for murder * St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "WINKLER SEIZED IN KILLING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Winkler would be killed about two weeks later. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dr... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:26

$88.00
179386

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712639409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a six column headline: "DEMOCRATS PLEDGE PARTY TO REPEAL OF THE DRY LAW AND QUICK MODIFICATION TO LEGALIZE BEER, 934 3/4 - 213 3/4; PLANK AGAINST WAR DEBT CANCELLATION IS SUBMITTED" with many subheads. Much more inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:53

$49.00
179152

HILTON CROUCH Getaway Car Driver for John Dillinger Gang CAPTURED 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700297656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1933 * John Dillinger gang member captured * Hilton Crouch - race car driver - getaway man The top of page 4 has one column heading: "NAB CONVICT AS 'OUTSIDE MAN' OF DILLINGER GANG" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Dillinger gang member H.C. Crouch being captured. Two related photos are on page 11. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condi... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:21

$45.00
179146

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372964654596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 8, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The front page has a three column headline: "Last Nail Put in Coffin of Old John Barleycorn By U.S. Supreme Court" with subheads. (see) A nice, to the point headline here. Great to have framed at any local bar. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:18

$67.00
178879

Great JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gangster Tommy Carroll Killed 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684355408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Tommy Carroll killed * Best title to be had ? The front page has a great banner headline: "3 SHOT BY BLACK HAND; 1 DEAD" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on American bank robber Tommy Carrol being shot & killed by police. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few sma... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:22

$92.00
178662

WAXEY GORDON Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger Racketeer ARREST 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941383128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1933 * Waxey Gordon arrested on tax evasion charges * Prohibition era gangster - bootlegging - gambling The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'WAXEY' GORDON IS SEIZED IN HIDING WITH AIDES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the arrest of American gangster, Waxey Gordon, for tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, 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 pres... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:19

$39.00
178325

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642998260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tex Guinan's Death Symbolizes Dying Era" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$42.00
178321

LARRY FAY Rum-Running Prohibition Era Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918024364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1933 * Rumrunner Larry Fay killed * Prohibition era rum-running * NYC bootlegger - gangster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LARRY FAY IS SLAIN IN HIS NIGHT CLUB; DOORMAN IS HUNTED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with photo and list of his prior offenses. 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:20

$38.00
177816

PROHIBITION ENDS New York City BEER Liquor Shortage 1933 NY Times Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891512167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ends in NYC * Beer - liquor returns The front page has one column headings: "CITY BEER SHORTAGE FEARED BY BREWERS" "New Jobs Put At 50,000" and more. (see) Much more on pages 2 & 3 with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$52.00
177369

BABY FACE NELSON KILLED Bank Robber Battle of Barrington 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872132020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois The front page has a nice banner headline: "'U. S. TRAILS NELSON'S WIDOW" with subheads that include: "AGENTS BELIEVE HER A WITNESS TO FATAL FIGHT" (see) More on page 4. Two small related photos on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant ... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:57

$88.00
177306

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "CENTENNIAL IS ANNIVERSARY OF CHANGE IN GAME" with subhead and banner pictorial along the bottom margin. The back page has a nice photo of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame including Babe Ruth & Cy Young. Nice to have in the World famous publication. Complete with all 30m pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. 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... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$72.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176612

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Convicted 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty * Concealed weapons charge * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
176571

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Charged w/ Vagrancy 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523801129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1930 * Ralph Capone charged with vagrancy * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GIVES UP; FREED IN TEN MINUTES" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:30

$44.00
176524

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring About This Situation" with clever parody illustration of a Trojan horse (camel here) showing men escaping with liquor in their hands. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176523

BABY FACE NELSON Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin Shootout 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger gang * Baby Face Nelson hunted * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AID LEADS RAD ON SUBURBAN BANK" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Photo of Homer Van Meter on the back page. Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176446

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518284790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, June 19, 1932 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "A NEW PHASE OPENS IN THE PROHIBITION FIGHT" with subhead and clever parody illustration which shows the republican elephant and Democratic donkey titled: "The Ringmaster Makes Them Both Perform". Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:34

$48.00
176445

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828645079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 3, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The front page has a one column heading: "Reports Say Dry Law Is Enforced" with subhead. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$40.00
176426

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. 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 h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176346

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Votes on Legal BEER 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSE AUTHORIZES 3.2% BEER, 230 TO 165; ALL OF DRYS AMENDMENTS DEFEATED; SENATE GETS BILL TODAY, FATE IN DOUBT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage, loads of text. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, genrrally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$40.00
175942

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806598877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1930 * Herbert Hoover message to Congress (lengthy text) * Prohibition & the enforcement of the Dry Law The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES CONGRESS TO REBUILD DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINERY; BACKS MESSAGE WITH BOARD'S REPORTS" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, Light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:23

$44.00
175584

ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN Jewish Mob Kingpin & Gambler "The Brain" SHOT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786396530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot in NYC (1st report) * Notorious gambler and gangster chief Page 5 has a one column heading: "MYSTERY SHOT HITS ROTHSTEIN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the shooting of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler, before he was pronounced dead. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 15:10

$48.00
175327

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Capone is on the back page. First report coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper"... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$192.00
175040

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372751508792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 19, 1930 * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. * Beginning of the end ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRYS' STEAM ROLLER WORKS" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2019 15:27

$40.00
174745

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739411288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: " 'MACHINE GUN' M'GURN SLAIN" with a column headline: "Capone Chief Shot Down in Bowling Alley" which has subheads: "Guns Blaze; McGurn Dies" "Yell Is Murder Signal" "Reminded of Massacre". The article carries over to page 2. The back page is filled with photos, four of which concern this report. Part of the bkpg. banner head: " 'Machine Gun Jack' McGurn Slain...". One of the photos shows how the Moran gangsters mowed down its victims at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, this being ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$370.00
172530

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson Arizona Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284184160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1934 * John Dillinger & gang captured * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely * Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG FACING DEATH AS STATES ACT" with subhead. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. A few related photos and map are on the back page. Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Gr... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2019 14:48

$98.00
174239

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720260745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 30, 1919 * War-time prohibition taking effect (eve) The ftpg. has a report concerning what essentially was an early Prohibition., as Massachusetts would go "dry" on July 1. Column heads including: "PREPARING FOR DROUGHT" "Thousands Throng Bottled Liquor Establishments" "Buy Heavily Under the Shadow of Prohibition" "Orders Must Be Delivered Before Midnight" "Saloons Expect to Have Rush This Evening" "Rumor of 'Wild Night' In Hotels Brings Warning" and more. On November 18, 1918, prior to ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, the U.S. Congress passed the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act, which banned the sale of alcoholic beverages having an alcohol content of greater than 1.28%. This ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:38

$35.00
172935

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670188001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. BEER TAX IS DEFEATED" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, th... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:16

$44.00
171968

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392269575753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRY ADMITS HOME BREW CAN BE MADE" with subheads. Full page advertisement for Buick is on page 11. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 01, 2019 14:12

$38.00
171771

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The front page has one column headings that include: "DIAMOND PENNILESS; WIDOW SEEKS FUNDS TO BURY GANGSTER" "Murder of Man, Pictured as Gang Chief Though Only Hireling, Causes Hardly a Ripple" and more. (see) Coverage on the assassination of New York City gangster, Jack 'Legs' Diamond. Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:35

$42.00
171760

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago POST Little Bohemia Lodge 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago ? * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Best title to be had (rare as such) The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Hunt Takes a Turn on High Seas" Related photo on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for i... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:29

$67.00
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AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prohibition Volstead Act BEER Indictment 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has a one column heading: "JURORS INDICT CAPONE, 68 AIDS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:35

$62.00
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Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258055516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "JOHN DILLINGER PAROLE UNDER FIRE OF JURORS" with subhead. Three related photos are on the back page. This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:34

$67.00
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Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614853650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 16, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER JURY HEARS STORY OF SHERIF HOLLEY" with subhead. (see) This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newspri... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:20

$67.00
170263

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579068392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. TO TRACE CAPONE'S RISE IN TRIAL TODAY" with subhead. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the end Capone would be brought to justice & serve jail time not for murder, extortion, or bo... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:16

$62.00
170172

Best WILLIAM JACK "THREE FINGERS" WHITE Gangster Assasssination 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221257417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1934 * William Jack "Three Fingers" White assassination * Chicago prohibition era gangster - Chicago Outfit * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY '3 FINGERED JACK' WHITE" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 7. Three related photos are on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic,... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:17

$152.00
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Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Shoots Self by Accident1928 Chicago Gangster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 21, 1928 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone shoots self * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "'ANNIHILATE MAFIA'--JUDGE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. But what is most interesting about this issue is a front page report with a one column heading: "Capone Shot by Own Pistol; It's Accident" (see) This event may be something that most gangster collectors wasn't aware of. Might be a report that was only published in a Chicago newspaper. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$67.00
169972

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Hearings on Legal BEER 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568875165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 7, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The front page has a nice banner headline headline: "ACT TODAY TO HASTEN BEER" with subhead. Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history. Complete with all 28 pag... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:38

$52.00
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Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215447198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "DRAMA IN COURT AS U. S. CLOSES CASE ON CAPONE" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6 with related photo. Photo of Capone outside the federal building is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine'... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2019 14:47

$67.00
169880

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Chicago Gangland Gangster ELECTRIC CHAIR ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213003421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 19, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone - Chicago gangster * Judge John H. Lyle wants to give electric chair * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Electric Chair for Capone Is Plea of Lyle" First report coverage on Judge John H. Lyle wanting to send Al Capone to the electric chair. Judge Lyle was known to charge many famous prohibition gangsters for vagrancy. Unusual report here. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to b... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:46

$52.00
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Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563050998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1929 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "DRY AGENTS SLAY TWO MORE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:47

$52.00
169686

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Tennessee1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556569154

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 21, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Tennessee * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a five column headline: "Tennessee Votes Repeal; 19th State" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Tennessee ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:22

$52.00
169652

Best FRANKIE YALE Uale Gangster ASSASSINATION Al Sacrface Capone 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206330086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination (1st report) * Gangster - gangland wars of the 1920's * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Slay Importer of Killers for Chicago Gangs" Photo of Uale is on the back page. First report coverage on the assassination of gangster Frankie Yale (Uale). He was a associate of Al Capone. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 4... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:37

$72.00
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JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201410948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination (1st report) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HUNT ASSASSINS OF DIAMOND IN N. Y. BADLANDS" with subhead: "Gangster Ambushed in Own Bedroom" and two photos. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small bi... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:32

$56.00
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