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175379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
175370

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372776265518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 subscription cost, libraries & i... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 13:06

$39.99
174871

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE BEGINS General Motors MI & Labor Union UAW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743676418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1936 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike begins * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'SIT DOWNS' CLOSE FOUR BIG PLANTS OF GENERAL MOTORS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the initial beginning of the strike. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:54

$42.00
174564

1958 GM FIREBIRD III Space Age Concept Car in Introduced 1958 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371205972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Sept. 10, 1958 * 1958 GM Firebird III automobile debuts * First space age concept car by GM The back page has four related photos of the new GM Firebird III concept car with heading: "GM Warms Up a New Firebird" and some text. I'm sure that only a Detroit publication would cover this. Rare as such. Complete with all 68 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The second concept car, the Firebird II of 1956, was a more practical design: a four-seat, family car. It is a low and wide design with two large air intakes at the front, a high bubble canopy top, and a vertical tail fin. Its exte... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:07

$77.00
174423

CHRYSLER & DODGE Corporation Brothers Automobile Car Maker MERGER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372727453390

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

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:00

$47.00
174391

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361845274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 August 30, 2019 09:34

$48.00
173978

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372704904634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, February 11, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The front page has a great banner headline: "UNION AND G. M. SIGN MOTOR PEACE" with subheads related photo and the terms of peace. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:29

$48.00
173829

RIVER ROUGE PLANT Henry Ford Motor Automobile Company UAW STRIKE 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392321456822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 2, 1941 * Ford Motor Company * River Rouge Plant strike * UAW - United Automobile Workers The front page has a great banner headline: "TROOPERS RUSHED TO PLANT AS FORD BATTLE INJURES 30" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on page 2. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. 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 opposed to unionization. None... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:31

$52.00
173139

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676222456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 22, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a banner heading: "Patton to Be Buried Along 3d Army's Victory Road" with subheads that include: "DIES IN SLEEP OF BLOOD CLOT; WIFE AT SIDE" and more. Seven related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$88.00
173138

Very 1st DAYTONA 500 Nascar Stock Car Race LEE PETTY v. Beauchamp 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301887640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 23, 1959 * Very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race * Johnny Beauchamp vs. Lee Petty Within the sport's section on page 36 is a four column heading: "500-Mile Race Decided by Whisker" See images for text on the very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race. It was also historic for having a photo finish which took three days to figure out who won. Lee Petty would be proven the official winner of the race. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Beauchamp crossed the finish line at about the same time as Lee Petty in the Daytona 500 in 1959. Beauchamp wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$67.00
172722

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392291979562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 30, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FORD REPORTED HURT WHEN CAR IS OVERTURNED" with subheads and photo of Ford. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:05

$50.00
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 May 14, 2019 14:47

$18,500.00
172123

Child Actor JACKIE COOGAN Uncle Fester Addams Family CAR ACCIDENT 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1935 * Jackie Coogan automobile accident * Hollywood child actor star * Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame The front page has a nice banner headline: "4 DIE; JACKIE COOGAN HURT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1935, 20-year-old Coogan was the sole survivor of a car crash in eastern San Diego County that killed his father; his best friend, 19-year-old actor Junior Durkin; their ranch foreman, Charles Jones; and actor and writer Robert J. Horner. The party was returning from a day of dove hunting over the border in Mex... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:45

$48.00
172044

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Tazio Nuvolari WINS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1936 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins The front page has a one column heading: "NUVOLARI OF ITALY FIRST IN AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "50,000 See Nuvolari Drive to Victory in George Vanderbilt Cup Inaugural" with three related photos and stats. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:19

$46.00
172041

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 & sturdy into the present. Gi... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:17

$38.00
171458

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625572389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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) 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 rather than i... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:29

$40.00
171455

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625571488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 rather than individuals were th... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:28

$38.00
171315

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392254281222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Great headline for display - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "PATTON HURT IN AUTO CRASH" with subheads and small photo of Patton. (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. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:35

$110.00
171015

First Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245684250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1898 * Very 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage (historic) A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the mentioned advertisement was the very first automobile ad ever published in America. This same (or extremely similar) ad appeared in some later issues of this magazine but this was the very first appearance. A back page advertisement is headed: "Dispense With A Horse" and describes the fine features of the "Winton Motor Carriage" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". It measures 2 1/8 by 2 3/8 inches and includes a small but nice engraving of a co... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:38

$245.00
170246

DRINKING OF MILK TRADITION START Louis Meyer Indianapolis 500 Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579054795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, May 31, 1936 * Louis Meyer wins 3rd Indianapolis 500 * Automobile race at speedway - Indiana * The drinking of milk tradition begins The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "MEYER WINS RECORD 500 MILE AUTO RACE" with subhead. Nice for display. Four related photos are on page 3 of this section. Text includes: "As he drove off the track Louis' first request was for a bottle of milk." Complete section 2 (sports) only with 14 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. source: Indy 500: Three-time Indianapolis 500 w... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:00

$47.00
168449

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392174015694

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

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:37

$49.00
167862

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392157059945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AUTO SIT-DOWN STRIKE ENDS; AGREEMENT WILL BE SIGNED AT 11 A. M. TO QUIT PLANTS" with subheads. (see) 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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:42

$42.00
167127

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134536902

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 October 31, 2018 15:38

$40.00
166887

GHAZI OF IRAQ King of Hashemite Kingdom Faisal I Son KILLED Death 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130195733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1939 * Ghazi of Iraq killed - death (1st report) * King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq The top of the front page has a two column heading: "King Ghazi of Iraq Killed In an Automobile Accident" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:29

$38.00
166739

BILLY ARNOLD Wins Most Dominant Indianspolis INDY 500 in History 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127157724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., May 31, 1930 * Indianapolis 500 classic * Billy Arnold victory * Most dominant win in history The sport's section (page 7) has a one column heading: "Unknown Boy Wins 500m Miles Auto Classic" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice. source: Indy 500 drivers: Arnold made only five Indianapolis starts from 1928-32, but his victory from pole position in the 1930 race when he was just 24 years old was the most dominant in this history of the race. Arnold took the lead on the third lap and never relinquished it, winning by a margin of more than seven minutes. His 198 laps led in ... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:23

$37.00
165836

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420939

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

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$655.00
165527

1979 DAYTONA 500 Bobby Allison & Cale Yarborough Fight NASCAR R. Petty Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091888042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1979 * Famous Daytona 500 * NASCAR The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Petty Wins Daytona After Leaders Crash on Last Lap" with photos of the crash and Richard Petty. Coverage continues on a following page with a photo of the infamous fight. A first report coverage of the 1979 Daytona 500 in which Bobby Allison & Cale Yarborough collided on the last lap and then confronted each other live on TV. Critics consider the 1979 Daytona 500 to be the most important race in stock car history. NASCAR would significantly rise in popularity due to this race. Forty pages, never bound, foxing at the front page fold, nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:39

$83.00
165212

COVINGTON GEORGIA Yelow River Drag Racing Race Accident Disaster 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084804699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, North Carolina, March 3, 1969 * Covington, Georgia disaster * Drag racing accident - 1969 Camero * Yellow River drag strip The front page has a three column heading: "Race Car Hits Crowd, Kills 11" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the Covington, Georgia drag racing accident. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:54

$42.00
163488

VINCENZO LANCIA Italian Automobile Car Manufacturer Founder DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033800618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1937 * Vincenzo Lancia death * Italian automobile founder The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "VINCENZO LANCIA, AUTO MAKER, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Vincenzo Lancia, Italian automobile manufacturer founder. 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 with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:07

$37.00
163314

HENRY BOURNE JOY Packard Motor Car Company President DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392027489945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1936 * Henry Bourne Joy death * Packard Motor Car Company * Automobile pioneer The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "HENRY B. JOY DEAD; MOTOR CAR LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Bourne Joy, president of the Packard Motor Car Company. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:38

$40.00
163091

Very 1st INDIANAPOLIS 500 Automobile Car Race Racing Speedway 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021224545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1911 * Indianapolis 500 Inaugural The top of page 2 has first column heads: "Speed Mania Rules Town" "Thousands At Indianapolis" "Burman Breaks Four Records" Much nice text on the first running of what would become a classic event in the world of sports: the Indianapolis 500. Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine, some minor margin tears, generally good. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:23

$74.00
162552

1931 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW w/ Photos Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372260801736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 18, 1931 * North American International Auto Show * Detroit, Michigan title w/ photos The top of the front page has a banner headline with photo: "EAGER THRONGS VIEW AUTO SHOW OPENING" with subheads. (see) More on page 2. Would only be found in a Detroit newspaper, rare as such. Nice for display. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 26, 2018 15:38

$40.00
162478

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256515398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SNETINEL, Massachusetts, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The bottom of the of front page has a one column heading: "Tucker's Group Found Innocent In Fraud Case" (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz. Soon th... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:12

$37.00
161752

ROCKET CAR Automobile Tests Austrian Rocketry Pioneer MAX VALIER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991082353

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

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:09

$38.00
161741

ROCKET CAR Automobile Testing by German Rocketeer Fritz Von Opel 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235648889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The top of page 25 has one column headings: "CAR IS BLOWN TO BITS IN NEW ROCKET TEST" "Von Opel, Undaunted by Hanover Failure, to try Again for Speed of 250 Miles Per Hour" Coverage of German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:55

$38.00
161592

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987651592

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

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:29

$45.00
161460

DAVID DUNBAR BUICK Motor Company Founder Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228279398

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

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:26

$62.00
160552

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199099448

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

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:42

$38.00
159479

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939640851

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

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:29

$38.00
159271

ROCKET CAR Automobile MAX VALIER Austrian Rocketry Pioneer TESTS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150106342

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

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:00

$40.00
159109

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137479678

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

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:31

$52.00
158477

ISADORA DUNCAN Freakish Death Silky SCARF Automobile Accident 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914401319

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

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:03

$57.00
158421

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116265619

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

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:11

$40.00
158377

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913241286

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

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:04

$45.00
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
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
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
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