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152173

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing Boxer DEATH 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705881434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... The front page has a one column heading: "JACK JOHNSON LOSES LIFE IN AUTO ACCIDENT" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:43

$47.00
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
152377

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


eBay Auction Item # 391713349456

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 March 02, 2017 09:05

$9,999.99
152376

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


eBay Auction Item # 371875055546

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 March 02, 2017 08:49

$29.99
152304

CHRYSLER & DODGE Corporation Brothers Automobile Car Maker MERGER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391711041532

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 February 28, 2017 12:28

$33.00
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
151104

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835597556

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, 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 08, 2017 15:17

$42.00
150884

DAVID DUNBAR BUICK Motor Company Founder Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665035980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, March 7, 1929 * David Dunbar Buick death * Buick Motor Company founder * Detroit automobile pioneer Page 13 has a two column heading: "David W. Buick, Founder of Auto Manufacturing Form, Dies, Aged 74" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of David Buick, founder of the Buick Motor Company. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 29, 2017 11:48

$42.00
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
150458

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652349886

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, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:39

$86.00
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
146212

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511259275

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 August 18, 2016 15:22

$39.00
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
144734

Best TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466972114

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) * Best title to be had ? The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "TOM MIX RIDES TO DEATH AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Great to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, minor margin wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2016 15:13

$98.00
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
142705

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587054925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1931 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird car speed record * Daytona Beach, Florida The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Campbell Drives Auto 245 Miles an Hour, Four Miles a Minute, a World Speed Record" (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the su... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:58

$37.00
142169

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402916487

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 April 08, 2016 16:32

$34.00
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
141551

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Movie Actor Arizona Car Accident 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557573522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident Page 19 has one column headings: "Mix's Body Flown West" "Military Rites for Cowboy Will Be Held in Glendale" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends March 20, 2016 10:37

$39.00
140894

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Race Cars BILL SPENCE Killed & Ray Keech Wins 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371545538463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1929 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Ray Keech wins * Bill Spence killed The front page has one column headings that include: "160,000 SEE SPENCE KILLED IN AUTO RACE" "Keech Wins 500-Mile Classic at Indianapolis as Young Californian Meets Death" "SKIDDING CAR HITS WALL" and more. (see) Reporting continues in the sport's section with related photos. (see) First report coverage on the 1929 Indianapolis 500 race in which Ray Keech was the winner and William Spence was killed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Ray Keech (born May 1, 1... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:15

$37.00
140653

GREEN HORNET TROLLEY Chicago Illinois Street Car Accident WRECK 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372278480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1950 * Green Hornet Trolley Disaster (1st report) * Chicago street car & gas truck collision The front page has a two column heading: "33 Burn to Death in Chicago As Street Car Hits 'Gas' Truck" with photo of the wrecked trolley. (see) First report coverage on the Green Hornet trolley disaster during a torrential rainstorm in Chicago. 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather t... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2016 15:47

$47.00
140158

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363336553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, June 13, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Death Toll Reaches 79 at French Track" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:06

$32.00
139858

PRESTON TUCKER Indictment FRAUD 1949 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353896403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 11, 1949 * Preston Tucker indicted for fraud (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a two column heading: "Auto Promoter, Seven Aid Indicted on Fraud Charges" with subhead. (see) Article continues on page 2 with photo of Tucker. First report coverage on Preston Tucker's indictment for mail fraud. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:51

$39.00
139650

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516311011

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 5, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The front page has a nice banner headline: "Roosevelt, perkins Confer on Strike" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a Detroit "The Motor City" newspaper. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:31

$34.00
139095

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371505742896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a two column headline announcing: "GEN. PATTON DIES QUIETLY IN SLEEP; BURIAL IN EUROPE" with subheads that include: "Blood Clot Fatal" "He Succumbs to a Lung Congestion 2 Weeks After Auto Crash" and more. More on page 5 including nice photo of Patton. Very lengthy text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & li... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2016 15:20

$87.00
139015

HENRY M. LELAND Death CADILLAC Automobile Pioneer Entrepreneur 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503778920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1932 * Henry Martyn Leland death * Automobile pioneer - Cadillac Page N5 (inside) has a one column heading: "H. M. LELAND DEAD; MOTOR CAR PIONEER" with subheads that include: "Founded Cadillac Concern - Made Liberty Motors for War Planes at 75" and more with a one column photo of Henry Martyn Leland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, 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 January 07, 2016 05:08

$45.00
138880

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination ? 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500230731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton near death * Automobile accident or assassination ? Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Patton's Condition Now 'Critical'; He Is Paralyzed From Neck Down" (see) Coverage on General George Patton's auto accident which would lead to his ultimate death a week and a 1/2 later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 ve... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:30

$44.00
138211

German FRITZ VON OPEL Rocket Car Automobile Testing WRECK 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319715471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The front page has one column headings that include: "GERMAN ROCKET CAR IS WRECKED IN TEST" "Opel's "Devil Machine" Attains a Speed of 156 1-3 Miles an Hour on Rails" "Leaps track In Second Run" and more. (see) First report coverage on the German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 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 rema... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:49

$37.00
137727

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307550706

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 November 29, 2015 11:09

$85.00
137423

Historic CHEVROLET CORVETTE Automobile Car DEBUT 1953 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469047465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 1, 1953 * Corvette starts production * In a Detroit newspaper (historic) Page 53 has a two line, two column headline: "Plastic Corvette Begins To Roll" & above this head in smaller type: "Production Line Starts". The report begins: "Chevrolet's first production model Corvette, a sports with a plastic laminated fiber glass body, rolled off the company's Flint assembly line Tuesday..." & more. The report contains details about production, plus mention that the list price for a new Corvette was $3250. Included is a two column photo of the first production model Corvette rolling off the assembly line at the Flint facility. Terrific to have this notable report in ... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:17

$975.00
136773

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281928884

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

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:47

$18,500.00
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