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136774

USS OHIO United States Navy Launching & SLAVER SHIPS Captured 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454686616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 3, 1820 * USS Ohio launching - United States Navy * African slave trade - slavers ships captured The front page has: "The Infamous Trade" beginning: "Ten slave vessels had been captured by the U.S. ship Cyane..." with some details (see). Most of the issue is taken up with: ":Mr. Baldwin's Speech on the Tariff". The back page has a brief item beginning: "The U.S. ship of the line 'Ohio' was launched at New York on Tuesday last...She glided into the water in a majestic stile and no accident occurred..." (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 18... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:50

$32.00
136773

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281928884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 11, 1901 If ever there was a single newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it. Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. If you or your family have ties to the early oil industry, this one-of-a-kind collectible heralding the onset of this national/world impacting find cannot be overstated. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:47

$18,500.00
136768

PORTLAND NY New York Cross-Cut Railroad X-Mas Eve TRAIN WRECK 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454682144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, December 25, 1872 * Christmas eve train wreck disaster * Cross Cut Railroad - Portland, New York The front page has a one column headings: "The Most Terrible Slaughter of the Year" "Horrible Railroad Casualties" "Two Trains Thrown Over Steep Embankments" and more. 1st report coverage on the Cross-Cut Railroad train disaster near Portland, New York. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:41

$36.00
136755

Rare YUBA CITY CA Sutter County Northern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281897609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, dated January 31, 1874 * Wild Old West * Rare title This is a very early California newspaper and has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. This is a complete 4 page issue with some stray period writing at the top margin, otherwise in nice condition. See photos for details.

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:22

$40.00
136739

1st U.S. MAIL ROCKET Airplanes Flight Frido Kessler PLANNED 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454460057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1935 * 1st American mail rocket plane planned * Frido Kessler * Greenwood Lake, New York Page XX7 (inside, near the back) has one column headings: "MAIL SENT BY ROCKET" "Flight Planned Near New York to Test Scheme Successful Abroad" Coverage on the upcoming test flight of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 100+ page Sunday rag edition in very nice condition

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:19

$52.00
136734

JAKE LAMOTTA Defeats SUGAR RAY ROBINSON "Raging Bull" Fame BOXING 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454457554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 7, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * 2nd fight - Robinson's 1st ever loss * Boxing - Boxers - editorial The front page of this sport's section only has a two column heading: "Beau Jack-Zivic Rematch Being Arranged; End of Robinson String Shocks ring World" This was the famous second fight in which LaMotta beat Robinson held two nights before. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:14

$24.00
136731

EDDIE RICKENBACKER Airplane Fighter Ace LOST at Sea 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454456117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker goes missing (1st report) * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Would be adrift at sea for 24 days Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Rickenbacker Missing in Pacific On Flight Southwest of Hawaii" (see) Article continues inside with photo. First report coverage on Captain Eddie Rickenbacker going missing after his airplane went down in the Pacific Ocean. He would be adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:12

$38.00
136729

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454455362

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1935 * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The front page has a one column heading: "BODIES OF ROGERS AND POST STARTED FROM ARCTIC BY AIR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 26 with nice pictorial. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:09

$34.00
136728

Best LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Grand Slam Home Run RECORD 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281459927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1935 * Lou Gehrig grand slam home run record * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 22) has a two column heading: "Gehrig Gets Record Homer As Yanks Gain Even Break" with subhead: "Lou's 17th With Bases Full Passes Ruth's Mark---Team Trails by 7 Games After 14-2 Victory Over Browns and 14-3 Defeat" and a one column photo of Lou Gehrig. (see) Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:09

$52.00
136725

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane 1st Around World Flight Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454453304

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1937. * Amelia Earhart around the World attempt * Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage) The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART OFF ON WORLD FLIGHT" "Starts for Hawaii, on First Stage of Trip, in Wake of Two Clipper Planes" and more. (see) Text continues inside with related photo and map. (see) 1st report coverage on her attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance a few months later in which she was never found. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:05

$55.00
136723

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281454338

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

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:00

$65.00
136714

Rare FUTURE Phrenology Horoscope w/ William Shakespeare PRINT 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281448485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER & ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, Jan., Feb. & March, 1866 * Uncommon title * Astrology - Horoscope A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future as well as astrology and phrenology. The "science" of phrenology believed that a person's intelligence & personality were a factor of the shape of their skull. The ftpg. is taken up with: "The Objections to the Science of Astrology Answered" which takes pgs. 2 & 3 also. Inside has an article on William Shakespeare with a print on him & his birth place. Also inside: "A Great Ghost Hoax" & the bkpg. has: "The Nativity of William H. Seward". Much mo... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 06:50

$35.00
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