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178463

HMS COURAGEOUS (50) Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier Torpedo SINKING 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652430315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 18, 1939 * HMS Courageous (50) sinking * Royal Navy aircraft carrier * German submarine U-29 torpedo The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZI SUBMARINE SINKS BRITISH PLANE CARRIER" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the torpedo attack on the HMS Courageous in the opening weeks of World War II with the lost of more than 500 of her crew. Complete with 30 pages, small archival mend along the right margin, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$52.00
178406

3 Rare 1692 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923662144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 21, July 5, Dec. 20, 1692 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Some light foxing, more so along the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:29

$110.00
178197

TOKYO JAPAN Fifth Fleet USS Enterprise AIRPLANE Attack Raid 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638677020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 16, 1945 * Fifth Fleet Tokyo, Japan attack * USS Enterprise aircraft carrier The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. FLEET ATTACKS JAPAN 1,500 PLANES SMASH TOKYO" with subheads and related photo. (see) Great for display. Coverage of the first U.S. carrier airplane attack on Tokyo, Japan. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margin, some small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:08

$52.00
178196

BERYL MARKHAM Kenyan Woman Fly Solo Transatlantic Airplane Flight 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913906134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1936 * Kenyan aviator Beryl Markham * Record transatlantic solo airplane flight (during) * 1st Woman to achieve from East to West The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "YOUNG MOTHER FLYING OCEAN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on Beryl Markham's solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west. (during) Photo of Markham is on the back page. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the blank spine.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:08

$52.00
178170

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Found at Sea ALIVE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912803805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, November 14, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days The front page has great banner headline: "RICKENBACKER, 5 OTHERS RESCUED" with subhead and small photo of Riockenbacker. Nice for display. First report coverage on the rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker after he was adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in a West Coast publication. Twenty-four pages, light toning and minor wear along the central fold, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
178160

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury Civil War William T. Sherman 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912770892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 3, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War * General William T. Sherman's march to the sea Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Progress of the Fighting in Virginia" "Gov. Brown's Reply to Gen. Sherman's Message" "General Hardee Transferred to Charleston" "Letter From Richmond" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads including at least one for a runaway slave. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, bit of paper weakness affects very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:09

$64.00
178066

APOLLO 11 Man Lands on the Moon NEIL ARMSTRONG & Buzz Aldrin 1969 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906566032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., July 23, 1969 * Landing on the Moon success * Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong The front page has a six column headline: "Astronauts Prepare For Re-entry" July 21st issues where the ones most people saved which reported the actual landing on the Moon making this issue much more uncommon. Complete with 18 pages, small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:00

$37.00
178060

CHARLES NUNGESSER Transatlantic Ocean AIRPLANE In Flight Attempt 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906558185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1927. * Charles Nungesser * Transatlantic airplane flight try * Just before Charles Lindbergh The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOPE DWINDLES FOR FLIERS, 99 HOURS OUT, AS NEW RUMORS OF SIGHTING PROVE FALSE; HUNT GOES ON ALL OVER NORTH ATLANTIC" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. Coverage on the transatlantic airplane flight try by Charles Nungesser, two weeks prior to Lindbergh's historic fete. Page 2 also has a one column heading: "1,550-MILE FLIGHT MADE BY LINDBERGH" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:52

$47.00
177997

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Flight Fame DEATH 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903799505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Aug. 27, 1974 * Charles Lindbergh death (1st report) The front page has a banner headline: "'Lone Eagle' Lindbergh dies at age 72" with 2 related photos. Lengthy text continues on page 6 with another photo Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:58

$42.00
177995

GRAF ZEPPELIN 1st Around the World Aviation Feat RIGID AIRSHIP 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626920927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin around World flight * Historic aviation feat (airship) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ZEPPELIN AGAIN IN FLIGHT HEADIG FOR LAKEHURST; TOURING NATION ON WAY" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on page 16 with related photo and map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also much reporting on the 1929 Hebron Massacre in Mandatory Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 56 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$47.00
177988

6 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626914485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO TRIBUNE, a six issue set covering the historic Howard Hughes around the world trip, dates of July 10 thru 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue is complete and has a nice banner headline on the trip save for the July 10 issue which has a brief ftpg. announcement headed: "Hughes And Four Aids Ready To Start 3,641 Mile Flight To Paris". See the photos for the other ftpg. headlines, and a wealth of related photos on many of the back pages. They returned after circling the globe covering 14,672 miles in record-setting time: three days, nineteen hours, fourteen minutes and ten seconds. They were treated to a special mayoral reception and ticker-tape parade in New York City. ... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:51

$188.00
178514

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372930256148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 14, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Ends in success (1st report) The front page features a nice banner headline: "HUGHES HOME--Rounds World In 3 Days 19 Hrs." with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Great for display. More on page 2 with another related photo. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 03, 2020 11:26

$74.99
178509

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372930043853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Success celebrated in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HUGHES AND HIS CREW CHEERED BY THOUSANDS IN NEW YORK PARADE" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 2. Complete with 30pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 03, 2020 08:27

$47.99
178486

3 Rare 1694 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392652903014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 27, Dec. 1 & 4, 1694 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. One issue has some light damp staining, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:57

$94.99
177967

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Photos 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616961702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RECORD AMERICAN, Boston, July 21, 1969 * Neil Armstrong * Man walks on the Moon This tabloid size issue has a front page heading: "A Moon Step Into History" with illustration. Reporting on page 2 with a few related photos. Nice centerfold pictorial. (see) Much early reporting on the Chappaquidick incident involving Edward Kennedy is on page 3 with a few related photos. Complete tabloid size issue with all 40 pages, a little creasing, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$44.00
177936

LUFTWAFFE German Air Force Creation & Actress Jean Harlow Divorce 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1935 * German Air Force - Luftwaffe creation * Hermann Goering * Jean Harlow divorce The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH'S AIR FORCE BECOMES; ARMY IN CONTROL" with subheads: "Civilian Flying Clubs Adopt Reichswehr Salute and Modified Uniforms" "Plans No Longer Secret" and more. Coverage of the German Air Force becoming a official military organization under the rule of Hermann Goering. The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW GETS SECOND DIVORCE" with subheads. (see) 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 cot... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$39.00
177928

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Photos 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896472541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, July 21, 1969 * Neil Armstrong * Man walks on the Moon The front page has a nice banner headline: "MAN WALKS ON THE MOON; 'Small Step for Man...Giant Leap for Mankind'" with subheads and two large related photo. (see) Much more inside. Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects appearance, generally very nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:06

$57.99
178456

WALL STREET Stock Market Prices Breaks Pre CRASH & Amelia Earhart 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372924940635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1929 * Stock market decline - Wall Street crash ? * Amelia Earhart makes emergency landing in cornfield The front page has one column headlines that include: "STOCK PRICES BREAK HEAVILY AS MONEY SOARS TO 14 PER CENT" "Tightening of Country's Credit Causes One of Broadest Drops in Exchange's History" "90 Issues At Year's Low" "5,862,210 Shares Traded" and more. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. If they only knew what was to come a few months later. Page 22 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Forced To Land In Cornfield" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 11:56

$47.99
178424

KIDDER FIGHT Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372923919766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867 * re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:08

$29.99
177871

PAN AM FLIGHT 103 Lockerbie Scotland Terrorist Airplane Bombing 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 21, 1988 * Pan Am Flight 103 * Lockerbie, Scotland * Terrorist bombing * Airplane disaster The front page has a banner headline: "Jetliner Crashes With 258; N.Y.-Bound 747 Falls on Scottish Village After Leaving London" with subhead. (see) A early, same day report before it was known that a bomb was involved. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$52.00
177866

DUTCH HARBOR Alaska Attacks BATTLE OF MIDWAY Prelude World War II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892644813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese airplane attack * Battle of Midway eve The front page has a nice headline: "JAP PLANES SMASH TWICE AT DUTCH HARBOR, ALASKA" with subheads and related map. Nice for display. A full page color map is on the back page. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$72.00
177683

MOUNT SANFORD Alaska NOrthwest Airlines Flight 4422 DISASTER 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596697384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1948 * Northwest Airlines Flight 4422 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Mount Sanford (Alaska) crash disaster The top of page 61 has a one column heading: "AIRLINER WITH 30 CRASHES IN ALASKA" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of Northwest Airlines Flight 4422 crash into Mount Sanford, Alaska. Interesting as the headline suggests that the wreckage was found but history shows that this airplane was not found until 1999, about 50 years later due to being Buried under ice and snow. Complete 1st section only with 76 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:06

$42.00
177592

NEIL ARMSTRONG Landing on the Moon Hometown SOUVENIR1969 Wapakoneta OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392593470644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Souvenir Homecoming Edition, Ohio, Sept. 5, 1969 * Neil Armstrong's homecoming * Historic landing on the Moon This special souvenir edition newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown supposedly printed on the day he came back for a homecoming after his historic feat a few months earlier. (see images) Four pages, printed on a thicker, glossy paper stock, minor wear, two folds, generally nice.

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:04

$57.00
177568

LUNA 2 Soviet Rocket 1st to Hit SURFACE OF MOON Space Race Lead 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592944249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, September 14, 1959 * Luna 2 - Soviet spacecraft * 1st to reach the Moon * Russia takes "space race" lead The nice headline is a sobering one for American scientists as it shows the Soviets are very much ahead in the space race with: "SOVIET HAMMER, SICKLE PLANTED ON THE MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, tony binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:35

$58.00
177555

Charles LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Crime of Century in Hopewell NJ 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592926592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. * Baby kidnapping (1st report) * Crime of the century This kidnapping would become known as the 'crime of the century' of the 20th century, much due to the popularity of the father who made one of the most historic flights in aviation history a few years earlier. The front page has a nice three line, four column headline which stands out for display: "LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPED FROM HOME OF PARENTS ON FARM NEAR PRINCETON; TAKEN FROM HIS CRIB; WIDE SEARCH ON", with several subheads that include: "Child Stolen In Evening", "At 10 P.M. Nurse Finds Boy, 20 Months Old, Gone, In Nightrobe" & more (see). Also a photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. with mother, grandmother ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:24

$52.00
177470

HOWARD HUGHES Aviator & Business Magante Airplane Flight DEATH 1976 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 6, 1976 * Howard Hughes death (1st report) * Aviation & business fame The front page headline announces: "HUGHES DIES OF STROKE ON PLANE" with subheads and photo of Howard Hughes. More on page. Nice to have in a Los Angeles publication, rare as such. First section only with pages 1-20, a few printing flaws does not affect readability, generally nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:13

$58.00
177448

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film Opening AD 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586170008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * 2nd week showing in a counterculture publication Page 45 has a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. This original "Star Wars" movie opened just 12 days earlier. The fact that this was a weekly publication makes this one the first ads to appear here. Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and pas... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:01

$78.00
177406

WILL ROGERS & Wiley Post Airplane CRASH Deaths w/ Photos 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372873384675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 17, 1935 * Will Rogers airplane crash death * Aviator Wiley Post (1st report) The front page has a terrific banner headline: "WILL ROGERS AND POST KILLED IN PLANE CRASH" with subheads and photo of the two. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages with photos. Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, minor rubbing along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:10

$88.00
177362

APOLLO 8 SPACE MISSION 1st To Leave Earth's Orbit & Reach MOON 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392582013507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING LOOKOUT, Santa Monica, December 21, 1968 * Apollo 8 human spaceflight launch * 1st manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit * 1st to reach the Moon * James Lovell - Frank Borman - William Anders The front page has a nice banner headline: "APOLLO 8 STREAKS FOR MOON" with subheads and two related photos. Photo of each astronaut at the top of page 2. Of course newspapers on the Apollo 11 mission were saved by many because of the historic Moon landing making this issue much more uncommon. Complete 1st section only with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia: Apollo 8, the second human spaceflight mission in the United States Apollo space program, was launched on December 21, 1968, and became the first manned s... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:54

$62.00
177361

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 RETURN 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392582013160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, July 25, 1969 * Neil Armstrong & others back * Man walks on the Moon The front page has a great banner headline: "THEY'RE BACK!" with: "Moon Explorers Return Safely" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Of course many saved the actual Moon landing issues making this edition much more uncommon. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, a few printing flaws affect front page appearance, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:53

$62.00
177360

1st Ever SPACE WALK Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov VOSKHOD 2 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392582012763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, California, Extra, March 18, 1965 * Cosmonaut Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov * 1st ever human space walk (historic) The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIRST WALK IN SPACE" with subhead: "Russian Goes Outside Ship, Somersaults" and related photos. Full page pictorial inside. Historic report on the very 1st human to conduct a space walk. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 pages of the 1st section only, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, nice for display a s such.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:52

$62.00
177229

MISS ABLE & BAKER Monkeys Jupiter Rocket SPACE Flight Return 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570860475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, May 29, 1959 * Space monkeys Able & Miss Baker * 1st living beings returned from space alive The top of the back page has a one column heading: "Monkeys Fly To Capital For 'Talks'" (see) Complete with all 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:29

$40.00
177204

Day of PEARL HARBOR HI Hawaii Japanese Airplane Attack 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864258344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1941 * "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy" * Pre Pearl Harbor attack on America * Dated December 7, 1941 (DAY OF) * INCOMPLETE ISSUE **** The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ROOSEVELT APPEALS TO HIROHITO AFTER NEW THREAT IN INDO-CHINA" with subheads. (see) Were the Japanese carrier airplanes on there way when this issue was published ? INCOMPLETE ISSUE containing the first 6 pages (loose at the spine) of the 1st section only, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:33

$52.00
177136

ALFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier MYSTERIOUS DEATH on Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861844434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein's mysterious death * Airplane fall over English Channel The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LOWENSTEIN'S TRAGIC END SHAKES EUROPE'S MARKETS; SUICIDE THEORY IS RAISED" with subheads. (See) Lengthy report continues inside with photo. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, small binding slits along the spine with a small piece torn away at upper left corner but no text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:16

$40.00
177132

AFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier Airplane Fall FREAK DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861843111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 5, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein freakish death * Belgian financier - multimillionaire The front page has a great banner headline: "RICH BANKER DROPS INTO SEA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Loewenstein is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: On the evening of 4 July 1928, Loewenstein left from Croydon to fly to Brussels on his private aircraft, a Fokker F.VII trimotor, along with six other people. While the aircraft was crossing the Eng... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:14

$57.00
177130

AUTOMATIC STABILIZER Orville Wright Brothers Airplane Invention 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566707711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Jan. 5, 1914 * Orville Wright Brothers * "Automatic stabilizer" invention * Wright Model E airplane aeroplane * FRONT LEAF ONLY ******* The top of the front page has a photo of Orville Wright along with illustration of the Wright Model E with heading: "Says He Has Revolutionized Flying". (see) Also one column headings that include: "For Safety In Flight" "Invention Insures It, Says Wright" "Declares Problem of Automatic Stability in Air Has Been Solved" and more. (see) Complete article from Dayton, Ohio is all on the front page. A very historic report in aviation. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning and minor wear at the margins, great report as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$172.00
177127

Historic ATOMIC BOMB Drops on HIROSHIMA Japan 1945 World War II WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566704308

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO HERALD AMERICAN, Aug. 8, 1945 * Atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan * World War II ending - surrender nears * Great headline for display ** A two-line banner head above the masthead announces: "150,000 JAPS KILLED BY ATOM, SAY FLIERS" and a banner head in red ink: "Nearly All Life Burned---Tokyo". Many related subheads plus a photo of Col. Paul Tibbets to piloted the plane which dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. The complete issue in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:12

$167.00
177124

LOUISIANA PURCHASE TREATY France & United States Ministers SIGNED 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 * The Louisiana Purchase Treaty * Signed by U.S. & France ministers A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United States have obtained the full right to and sovereignty over New Orleans, and the whole of Louisiana, as Spain possessed the same." History tells us the date was actually 2 days later on May 2 when the American envoys signed the treaty of cession in Paris. The treaty would be approved by the Senate on October 20. Also on pg. 3 is an item: "James Monr... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$138.00
177068

NAZIS INVADE CRETE GREECE Airplane Gliders Parachutes1941 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372855432556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, May 22, 1941 * Nazis invade Crete Greece * World War II - WWII gliders - paratroopers The front page has a terrific banner headline: "BRITISH FLEET CRIPPLED AS CRETE BATTLE RAGES" with subhead. (see) Great for display. Related photo on page 2. First section only with 14 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:48

$68.00
177061

ALFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier MYSTERIOUS DEATH on Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372855428461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein's mysterious death * Airplane fall over English Channel The front page has a one column heading: "LOWENSTEIN'S BODY FOUND IN CHANNEL" with subheads. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:40

$40.00
176991

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176943

JIMMIE MATTERN American Airplane Aviator Found ALIVE in Siberia 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849880848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1933 * American Aviator Jimmie Mattern * Airplane flight around the World attempt * Found to be safe in Siberia The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MATTERN IS SAFE IN NORTH SIBERIA; SOVIET WILL AID" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Jimmie Mattern, the American flyer who had disappeared on June 14 while trying to complete the first solo airplane flight around the world, getting out word that he had survived. Mattern, missing for more than three weeks, was able to send a telegram from the Siberian city of Bocharova with the words "Safe at Anadyr, Chukotka, Siberia. Jimmie Mattern." Complete with all 26 pages,... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:18

$39.00
173725

Great CAROLE LOMBARD Actress Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693993965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 17, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "CAROLE LOMBARD AND 21 FEARED DEAD IN AIRLINER" with subheads and photo. Great for display. More on page 3. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 21, 2019 13:33

$145.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176807

THURMAN MUNSON New York Yankees Catcher Airplane CRASH Death 1979 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846096286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, August 3, 1979 * Catcher Thurman Munson killed * New York Yankees baseball * Jet airplane crash disaster The top of page 5 has a banner headline: "Yankee catcher Thurman Munson dies in plane crash"First report coverage on the airplane crash that killed New York Yankees' star catcher, Thurman Munson. Complete with all 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:39

$48.00
176753

JEAN PICCARD High Altitude Ballooning Stratosphere Flight DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841664592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Jan. 29, 1963 * Jean Piccard death (1st report) * Stratosphere ballooning flight fame The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN PICCARD, FAMED SPACE PIONEER, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:57

$40.00
176685

4 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534353737

Offered are 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston. A set of 4 issues dated July 11, 12, 14 & 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue has a top- of-the-front page headline and photo concerning Howard Hughes' historic around-the-world flight. See the photos for the both the headlines and the graphics. Each issue is complete & in very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$99.00
176669

Early SPACE TRAVEL ? Rockets Moon Prediction John Quincy Stewart 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839867893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1930 * Space (Moon) travel for humans? * John Quincy Stewart This 100+ page newspaper has three column headlines on page 2XX (inside): "A FLIGHT TO THE MOON IN ROCKET-DRIVEN SHIP", "First Voyage of the Kind Which Prophecy Sets for the Year 2050 Is Now Described in Many of Its Details From Start to the Return to Earth" Coverage on Dr. John Q. Stewart's prediction of human space travel in the future. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Nice to have in this famous New York City title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:03

$68.00
176647

CHINA CLIPPER 1st Trans-Pacific Airmail AIRPLANE Flight PHOTOS1935 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531209106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, December 8, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight photos * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The front page of this rotogravure section has 4 related photos concerning the famous airmail flight across the Pacific. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:01

$47.00
176640

JACQUELINE COCHRAN 1st Woman Breaks Sound Barrier w/ Jet Airplane 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531205924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1953 * Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier * 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN TOPS THE SPEED OF SOUND" with subhead and photo of Cochran. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Encouraged by then-Major Chuck Yeager, with whom Cochran shared a lifelong friendship, on May 18, 1953, at Rogers Dry Lake, California, Cochran flew a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet borrowed from the Royal Canadian Air Force at an average speed of 652.337 mph. During the cours... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:58

$58.00
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