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161592

ROCKET CAR Automobile Liquid Fuel Used MAX VALIER Discovery 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987651592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1929 * Max Valier * Rocket car * Liquid Fuel Page 6 has one column headings: "LIQUID FUEL SUCCEEDS IN AUTO IN GERMANY" "Used Instead of Rockets by Max Valier, Who Says It Assures Driver's Complete Control" Coverage on Austrian, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile with a new liquid fuel. See images for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:29

$45.00
161460

DAVID DUNBAR BUICK Motor Company Founder Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228279398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1929 * David Dunbar Buick death * Buick Motor Company founder * Detroit automobile pioneer The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "David Buick, Auto Pioneer, Dies in Poverty Whole Others Develop His Dream to Success" (see) First report coverage on the death of David Buick, founder of the Buick Motor Company. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light even toning, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:26

$62.00
161482

ROCKET CAR Automobile Tests Austrian Rocketry Pioneer MAX VALIER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985868862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1929 * Max Valier * Rocket car This 44 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 6: "Claims 235-Mile Speed" "German Tests Rocket Propulsion With Sled on Frozen Lake" which covers the Austrian, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 28, 2018 09:18

$34.99
160805

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969821175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has one column headings: "TUCKER AND AIDES CLEARED OF FRAUD" "Spectators Cheer as Federal Jury Acquits Promoters of $28,000,000 Car Venture" First report coverage continues on page with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On M... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:32

$52.00
160552

Queen ASTRID OF SWEDEN Leopold III of Belgium Car Accident KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199099448

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1935 * Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra of Sweden * Queen consort of ther Belgians killed * King Leopold III of Belgium wife The top of the front page has a three column headline: "YOUNG QUEEN ASTRID KILLED AS KING'S CAR HITS A TREE; LEOPOLD SLIGHTLY INJURED" with many subheads. (see) lengthy text continues on page with pictorial. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:42

$38.00
160477

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner Photos Color Cover 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196800294

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * Cunard Line ocean liner * Color cover The full front page is a very nice color print of a Prussian soldier on horseback, from this early year in World War I. Inside has a full page: "German Sea Terror Strikes Lusitania" which includes 4 photos or illustrations; "Desolation left in Russians' Wake"; "How Far Can a Gun Shoot?"; "Pictorial Digest of the World's News" and much more. The center fold is a two-color ad for: "The New Reo" automobile, and the back page is a color ad for "Postum, the famous food-drink...". Complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:48

$44.00
160129

HENRY FORD Automobile Pioneer Crash Car Wreck Murder Attempt ? 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178229300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 31, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a banner headline: "U.S. SLEUTHS SCENT FORD DEATH PLOT IN ACCIDENT" with subheads and photo of Ford. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:03

$57.00
159733

CHRYSLER & DODGE Corporation Brothers Automobile Car Maker MERGER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944345455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1928 * Chrysler Corporation and Dodge Brothers merger * American automobile - automotive manufactures The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHRYSLER AND DODGE IN SURPRISE MERGER; $450,000 CAPITAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 5. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 11, 2018 12:16

$40.00
159674

Great INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY Racing Under Construction Print 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942179000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, April 28, 1909 * Indianapolis Motor Speedway * Great illustration during construction A terrific issue for any Indy car or NASCAR fan as the top of the front page features a rather large drawing of the: "New Indianapolis Motor Speedway, said To Be the Fastest Enclosed Track in the World---Many Records to Be Smashed". As can be seen the track had a much different configuration at the time. The track officially opened on June 5, 1909. There is no related article. Complete in 8 pages, address label in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:40

$127.00
159619

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941540507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1st report) * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The top of the front page has a three line, two column headline announcing one of the more infamous events of the gangster era: "7 CHICAGO GANGSTERS SLAIN BY FIRING SQUAD OF RIVALS, SOME IN POLICE UNIFORMS". Subheads include: "Victims Lined Up In Row" "Hands Up, Faces to Wall of Garage Rendezvous, They Are Mowed Down" "All Took It For A Raid" "Four Machine Gun Executioners, Wearing Badges, Made Swift Escape in Automobile" "Moran's Staff Wiped Out" and more. The report carries over to page 2 offering much detail of the event. This is one of the most infamous of all the... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:39

$655.00
159479

LAMPASAS TX Texas Mother's Day Sulphur Creek Flash FLOOD Disaster 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939640851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 13, 1957 * Lampasas, Texas flood disaster * Racing diver Alfonso de Portago * Guidizzolo, Lombardy, Italy disaster Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Wall Collapses, Texas City Flooded" (see) Also a two column heading: "Auto Race Tire Mishap Claims 12 Lives In Italy" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:29

$38.00
159290

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150148606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:32

$44.00
159271

ROCKET CAR Automobile MAX VALIER Austrian Rocketry Pioneer TESTS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150106342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1928 * Max Valier * Rocket car Page 3 has one column headings: "NEW ROCKET AUTO HITS 131-MILE PACE, CRASHES" "German Inventor Quadrupled Power on 100-Pound Car After Two Successful Tests" (see) Coverage Austrian rocktry pioneer, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:00

$40.00
159109

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Auto Accident World War II US Army Fame 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137479678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Post World War II reports The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Patton Accident Leaves General Partly Paralyzed" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on General George Patton's auto accident which would lead to his ultimate death a week and a 1/2 later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident. He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasan... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:31

$52.00
158662

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917998657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1932 * Fred Duesenberg death * Automobile pioneer * Race car motors Page 17 has a one column heading: "F. S. DUESENBERG DIES OF AUTO INJURY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the, generally very nice.

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:34

$45.00
158477

ISADORA DUNCAN Freakish Death Silky SCARF Automobile Accident 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914401319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1927 * Isadora Duncan freakish death * Creator of the modern dance The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ISADORA DUNCAN, DRAGGED BY SCARF FROM AUTO, KILLED" "Dancer Is Thrown to Road While Riding at Nice and Her Neck IS Broken" "Has Premonition Of Death" "Tragedy Marked Career" and more. (see) Lengthy text. First report coverage on the freak accidental death of the famed dancer involving one the scarfs she was best known for. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, Minor spine wear with a few staples along ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:03

$57.00
158421

HENRY SEAGRAVE 1st Ever 200 MPH Automobile SPEED Record 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116265619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1927 * Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave * 1st ever to break the 200 MPH mark * Land speed automobile record The front page has one column headings that include: "MAJOR SEAGRAVE SETS 203.79-MILE RECORD" "English Racer in Mystery 'S' Car Beats Former World Mark by Thirty Miles" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Henry Seagrave became the first person to travel over 200 miles per hour (320 km/h) when he regained the land speed record at the Daytona Beach Road Course on 29 March 1927. Using Mystery (but also known as 'the Slug'), ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:11

$40.00
158377

MILLE MIGLIA Italy Road Car Racing Alfonso de Portago DISASTER 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913241286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 13, 1957 * Mille Miglia endurance road race * Racing diver Alfonso de Portago * Guidizzolo, Lombardy, Italy disaster The front page has a five column headline: "AUTO RACE CRACKUP FATAL TO 12 IN ITALY" with subheads and photo of Alfonso de Portago. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:04

$45.00
156337

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046027145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, October 13, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident (1st report) * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front of this front leaf only has a nice banner headline announcing: "TOM MIX DIES IN CRASH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Great to have this death report in a title from the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. Front leaf only (pages 1& 2), archival mending on the back side, some tiny margin tears, nice for display as such.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:37

$40.00
156286

PRINCESS DIANA Death Chased by Poparazzi 1997 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044776273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, August 31, 1997 * Diana - Princess of Wales * Tragic death from auto accident - being chased by paparazzi This 14 page, 1st section only newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Car Crash Kills Princess Diana" with subheads and related photos. More inside (see images). This coverage tells of the tragic death of one of the most beloved figures of the late 20th century. This is the complete 1st section (only)., and is in good condition (see images). wikipedia notes: On 31 August 1997, Diana died after a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris along with Dodi Al-Fayed and the acting security manager of the Hôtel Ritz Pa... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 11:46

$40.00
155797

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy Photo Print 1899 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848451831

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 28, 1899 * Guglielmo Marconi photo * Wireless telegraphy inventor * Winton Racing Automobile Inside has a photo and article on: "The Winton Racing Automobile", which was designed to withstand the tough terrain America had to offer in racing. Other articles include: "Wireless Telegraphy at the Yacht Races" which includes a photo Marconi on the front page; "Harbors and Piers of Southern California" showing Port Los Angeles & Catalina Island; and more. Advertisements "Edison's Concert Phonograph" and one showing the "Winton Motor Phaeton". Sixteen pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, some library stamp throughout.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:34

$26.00
155405

SIR HENRY SEGRAVE Daytona Beach FL Automobile SPEED RECORD Broken 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011017330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1929 * Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave * 1st ever to break the 200 MPH mark fame * Breaks land speed automobile record * Daytona Beach, Florida - "Golden Arrow" The front page has a one column heading: "SEGRAVE SMASHES AUTO SPEED RECORD IN DAZZLING DRIVE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 20 with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remai... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:43

$37.00
155114

1963 DAYTONA 500 Tiny Lund Winner NASCAR Stock Car Race Racing Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827543608

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 25, 1963 * NASCAR National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing * 5th Annual Daytona 500 race... Tiny Lund winner The sport's section (page D-1) has a three column heading: "Fords Are Out Front" with photos of Lund and the race (see photos). First report coverage on the 5th ever Daytona 500 race in which driver Tiny Lund won. Due to the lack of popularity of NASCAR back then, reporting of these races are either non-existence in most newspapers or are small in comparison of other sports of the time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 20+ pages, some small binding holes along the spine, library stamp in the masthead,... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:15

$40.00
154265

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794145824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1947 * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Henry Ford, Auto Pioneer, Dies Suddenly at Dearborn" with subheads and photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:14

$33.00
153808

COVINGTON GEORGIA Yelow River Drag Racing Race Accident Disaster 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371938728294

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1969 * Covington, Georgia disaster * Drag racing accident - 1969 Camero * Yellow River drag strip The front page has a three column headline: "Racing Car Roars Into Crowd, Kills 11" with photos. (see) First report coverage on the Covington, Georgia drag racing accident. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2017 15:43

$40.00
153770

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371933644665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 13 has one column headings: "GANDHI RESTS, WORN BY CONSTANT STRAIN" "Indian Leader's Nerves Frayed--Campaign of Disobedience Spreads Over the Country" "He Explains At Speech" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 m... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2017 15:21

$36.00
153743

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371933250239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 mi) from Ahmedabad to Da... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2017 07:29

$36.00
153293

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911008203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1947. * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan The front page has a two column headline: "HENRY FORD IS DEAD AT 83 IN DEARBORN" with subheads that include: "Pioneer In Autos" "Leader in Production Founded Vast Empire in Motors in 1903" and more. Lengthy coverage continues on page 32 with photo of Ford. Too much text to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 int... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:13

$92.00
152918

GORDON BENNET CUP Automobile Car Race Racing KILDARE IRELAND 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894046323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1903 * James Gordon Bennett Cup - automobile race * Athy, County Kildare, Ireland The top of the front page has a two column headline: "DASH OF THE AUTOMOBLISTS OVER THE IRISH COURSE TODAY" with subheads. (See) First report coverage on the beginning of the Gordon-Bennett Cup. Eight pages, light toning, some margin wear,mostly along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends April 15, 2017 07:55

$37.00
152808

JAMES WARD PACKARD Automobile Motor Car Company Pioneer DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889048486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1928 * James Ward Packard death * Automobile - car pioneer The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "JAMES W. PACKARD, AUTO PIONEER, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Ward Packard, American automobile manufacturer who founded the Packard Motor Car Company. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:51

$37.00
152612

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Auto Car Race Louis Meyer WINS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881675490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1928 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Louis Meyer wins (1st report) The sport's section (page 29) has a banner headline: "Indianapolis 500-Mile Auto Race Captured by Louis Meyer as 150,000 Look On" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1928 Indianapolis 500 race in which Louis Meyer was the winner. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy i... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:34

$35.00
152611

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont Texas Oil Discovery 1901 in a Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881674843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 12, 1901 * Discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas * Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well 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 Texas. When the well s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:32

$12,500.00
151966

JENNY DOLLY Twin Sisters Dancers & Actress SUICIDE Hanging Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1941 * Jenny Dolly suicide death * "The Dolly Sisters" fame * Hungarian-American dancer & actress The top of page 19 has a two column heading: "Jenny Dolly a Suicide by Hanging; She and Sister Won Dance Fame" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Hungarian-American dancer and actress, Jenny Dolly, committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librarie... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151522

Historic SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Field Discovery 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846942518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 16, 1901 * Discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas * Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well 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. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on January 10, 1901 it would gusher uncontrollably for 8 days before being capped. (see hyperlink for more) Near middle of the front page is a report headed: "People ... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:15

$158.00
151285

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE Michigan General Motors & Labor Union ENDS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676353899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The front page has a three column headline: "STRIKERS QUIT AUTO PLANTS; OPERATIONS RESUME MONDAY; $25,000,000 RISE IN WAGES" with several subheads. (see) Much more inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:47

$39.00
150566

1964 DAYTONA 500 Richard Petty's 1st Win NASCAR & Sonny Liston Predict Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656463597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 24, 1964 * NASCAR National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing * 6th Annual Daytona 500 * Richard "The King" Petty winner (1st report) Page 4 has a one column heading: "Daytona Record Is Set by Petty" First report coverage on the 6th Daytona 500 race which was won by Richard Petty, his 1st 500 win. Also on the same page is a interesting three column heading: "Liston Sure of KO Win" He was right about one thing, it was a KO win, but for Cassius Clay. Other news of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1964 Daytona 500 was won by Richard Petty driving a 1964 Plymouth. Petty drove his number 4... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:55

$33.00
149044

Best RIVER ROUGE PLANT Ford Motor Company STRIKE 1941 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371775371853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, April 2, 1941 * Ford Motor Company * River Rouge Plant strike * UAW - United Automobile Workers The front page has a very nice banner headline: "FORD STRIKE CALLED; ROUGE PLANT TIED UP" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good. wikipedia notes: In 1941, Ford Motor Company remained the last major auto company to refuse to recognize the UAW or any union as the bargaining agent for its workers. The UAW had already signed contracts with General Motors and Chrysler, but Henry Ford remained oppo... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2016 14:13

$67.00
148921

Earliest of AUTOMOBILES Locomobile Horseless Carriages PRINTS 1900 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773706396

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 27, 1900 * Very early automobiles * Horseless carriages This issue features one of the earliest cover presentations of an automobile to be found in any publication--and great to have in this title. Full ftpg. shows the "Locomobile" with a sectional view showing the engine, boiler & tanks, plus an illustration of it "On the Road". Yet another diagram of it inside with a detailed article as well. Very displayable issue! Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness, to the front page, tears at the bottom margin with some loss to the bottom of the 2nd leaf.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:07

$96.00
148768

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Auto Car Race Bill Cummings WINS 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601002506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1934 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Bill Cummings wins (1st report) The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "135,000 See Cummings Capture Indianapolis Auto Race in Thrilling Finish" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the 1934 Indianapolis 500 race in which Bill Cummings was the winner. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, 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... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2016 14:44

$33.00
147691

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Deadliest Indy Auto Running w/ Louis Meyer Wins 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391563974893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1933 * Deadliest Indianapolis 500 on record * Louis Meyer wins The top of the front page has a two column heading: "3 Killed as Meyer Wins Indianapolis Auto Classic" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with small photo of Meyer. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quali... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:32

$33.00
147343

1984 RICHARD PETTY 200th Victory Ronald Reagan DAYTONA Photo NASCAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553180467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 5, 1984 * Richard Petty's 200th win * Firecracker 400 - Daytona * NASCAR The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "President Sees Petty Win 200th" First report coverage continues inside this section with a two column photo of Richard Petty being congratulated by President Ronald Reagan (see photos). This was Richard Petty's 200th career victory, and would also be his last. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 9 sections & 100+ pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:18

$43.00
147147

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720280343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1933 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird car speed record * Daytona Beach, Florida The front page has a one column heading: "CAMPBELL DRIVES 272 MILES AN HOUR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 10 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions r... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:14

$33.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
145792

1932 ESSEX TERRAPLANE Hudson Motor Car Company Introduction ADVERTISEMENT News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391496565452

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1932 * Essex Terraplane car introduction * Hudson Motor Car Company ad Page 7 has a full page advertisement for the "Essex Terraplane" automobile built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan. This new car was launched on July 21, 1932 making this a very early if not first ad in this World famous newspaper. Nice for display. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2016 14:05

$34.00
145770

ALEXANDER WINTON Motor Carriage Company Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669695642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1932 * Alexander Winton death (1st report) * Winton Motor Carriage Company founder * Scottish-American bicycle & automobile inventor Page 21 has a one column heading: "ALEXANDER WINTON, AUTO PIONEER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) He formed one of the very first American companies to sell a motor car. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & stur... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:46

$34.00
145746

Great AUTOMOBILE NUMBER Color Prints & Photographs 1917 Scientific American


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495736619

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 6, 1917 This issue features a color cover" "A Graphical Representation of the Magnitude of the Automobile Industry". Throughout the issue are various articles & photos concerning the automobile industry, however other topics are reported as well. The back page is a color advertised for "Firestone Tire" and the inside back cover is a color ad for the "Willys Knight" automobile. Complete in 56 pages, light damp staining to the bottom and right margins, generally good

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:52

$46.00
145581

Very Early 19th Century AUTOMOBILE Electric Design Diagrams 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491323449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Nov. 26, 1898 Taking most of the front page are four illustrations and an article: "A Design For An Electric Automobile Vehicle." which is a three-wheeled bicycle with a motor on the back. Other inventions with prints and text throughout. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:49

$28.00
145125

1964 INDIANAPOLIS 500 Eddie Sachs Race Car CRASH Disaster - A.J. Foyt Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391481895724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, May 30, 1964 * Indianapolis 500 - A.J. Foyt wins * Eddie Sachs & Dave McDonald deaths * Early, same day report - nice for display The front page has a very nice banner headline announcing: "'500' PILEUP KILLS 2; SACHS AND MACDONALD RACE VICTIMS" with subhead and photos. (see) 1st report coverage on the Indianapolis 500 which was primarily remembered for the fiery accident. Incomplete issue containing the 1st section only with 8 pages, light toning along the central fold, minor spine wear, otherwise nice and great for display as such.

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Ends July 13, 2016 05:34

$67.00
143719

ADOLPH HITLER Auto Car Accident That Could Have Changed the World 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443796991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1931 * Adolph Hitler car accident (rare report) * Before his rise to power * If only he was killed Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Hitler Is Injured In An Auto Accident" with subhead. (see) This was prior to Hitler becoming the chancellor of Germany. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:35

$33.00
142936

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Automobile Race Pat Flaherty WINS 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425626978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 31, 1956 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Pat Flaherty wins (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "PAT FLAHERTY WINS '500'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1956 Indianapolis 500 race in which Pat Flaherty was the winner. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little spine wear with small binding holes, nice for display.

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:41

$33.00
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