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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
158446

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117307912

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck The top of the front page has a tow column headline: "HENRY FORD HURT IN CRASH AS OTHER CAR UPSETS HIS; PLOT TO KILL HIM SUSPECTED" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:36

$40.00
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
159142

RUDOLPH VALENTINO Auto Mobile Car Accident Actor Film Star SHEIK 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138410622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1926 * Rudolph Valentino car accident * Film star - actor - "Sheik" One column headings near the bottom of page 2 read: "Rudolph Valentino Thrown From Auto", "Film Star and Two Others Have Miraculous Escape When Speeding Car Hits Post" (see). He would die in the coming Summer due to health issues. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, a little spine wear with a piece torn away near the top causing a little unrelated text loss. otherwise nice.

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Ends November 23, 2017 12:03

$34.99
159128

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


eBay Auction Item # 372138262010

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 November 23, 2017 09:03

$39.99
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
154919

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity Experiments w/ Print 1895 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986961003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 23, 1895 * Nikola Tesla's electricity experiments * Alternating currents - waves w/ print Great issue on the early automobile era with the front page having illustrations of: "A Steam Tricycle" with a related article, and also: "The Electric Carriage of M. Jeantaud" with a lengthy article as well. Much inside on the latest inventions of the day, including "Manufacture of White Vinegar" "Recent Tesla Experiments In Berlin"and more. Sixteen pages, tape mends near the right margin of the first 3 leaves, tiny binding holes at the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:12

$86.00
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
152513

CHRYSLER & DODGE Corporation Brothers Automobile Car Maker MERGER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879597283

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 20 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 h... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:37

$37.00
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
151598

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849127792

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 the 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 25, 2017 07:30

$33.00
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
144367

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631361794

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, lightly-inked address at the very top, minor mend to the blank, lower left cor... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2016 06:53

$43.00
143808

WINSTON CHURCHILL Car Accident That Could Have Changed History 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445310880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1931 * Winston Churchill hit by car in Manhattan * Accident that could have changed the World The front page has a one column heading: "CHURCHILL INJURED BY AUTO IN 5TH AV." with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 th... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 15:12

$34.00
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
142031

KARL BENZ German Engine Designer & 1st Automobile Inventor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567401351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929 * Karl Benz death (1st report) * German engine designer * Inventor of 1st automobile ? * Mercedes-Benz co-founder Page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1st automobile powered by a internal combustion engine. 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, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, w... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:09

$57.00
141977

RAYMOND HITCHCOCK Silent Film Movie & Broadway Stage Actor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397756098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929 * Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report) * Silent film & stage actor - Broadway Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:20

$42.00
141851

BOBBY GREENLEASE KIDNAPPING Millionaire Automobile Dealer's Son 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564232610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping (1st report) * Carl Austin Hall * Bonnie Emily Brown Heady Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Woman Kidnaps Son of Millionaire at School" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine, some small tape mends along right margin, generally good.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:47

$38.00
141841

BOBBY GREENLEASE Kidnapping MURDER Millionaire Automobile Dealer 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564224958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 7, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping - found dead * Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Emily Brown Heady The top of the front page is a five column headline: "Kidnapped Boy Slain; Alleged Abductors Held" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping & murder of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:29

$42.00
141650

1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company in 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371559818624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898 * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" notes that the mentioned advertisement was the first automobile ad ever published in America. It is not the first appearance, which was in the issue of July 30, 1898. A back page advertisement is headed: "Another Lot of New Ones" and describes the "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". The advertisement is 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches and includes a small but nice woodcut of the car. Sixteen pages, full of... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2016 16:14

$55.00
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