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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889048486

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

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:51

$37.00
152612

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881675490

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

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:34

$35.00
152611

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881674843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 12, 1901 * Discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas * Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. If you or your family have ties to the early oil industry, this one-of-a-kind collectible heralding the onset of this national/world impacting find cannot be overstated. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:32

$12,500.00
151966

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

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

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151522

Historic SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Field Discovery 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846942518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 16, 1901 * Discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas * Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on January 10, 1901 it would gusher uncontrollably for 8 days before being capped. (see hyperlink for more) Near middle of the front page is a report headed: "People ... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:15

$158.00
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
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
146692

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

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

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
145792

1932 ESSEX TERRAPLANE Hudson Motor Car Company Introduction ADVERTISEMENT News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391496565452

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

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Ends July 30, 2016 14:05

$34.00
145770

ALEXANDER WINTON Motor Carriage Company Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669695642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1932 * Alexander Winton death (1st report) * Winton Motor Carriage Company founder * Scottish-American bicycle & automobile inventor Page 21 has a one column heading: "ALEXANDER WINTON, AUTO PIONEER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) He formed one of the very first American companies to sell a motor car. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & stur... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:46

$34.00
145746

Great AUTOMOBILE NUMBER Color Prints & Photographs 1917 Scientific American


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495736619

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

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:52

$46.00
145581

Very Early 19th Century AUTOMOBILE Electric Design Diagrams 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491323449

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

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:49

$28.00
145125

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391481895724

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

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Ends July 13, 2016 05:34

$67.00
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
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
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
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