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JOHN DILLINGER Indicted for Murder & ALFRED ROSENBERG Nazi Leader1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343281297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger * Murder indictment * Alfred Rosenberg promoted * Philosophical leader of Nazi Party Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Rosenberg Made Nazi Philosophical Chief; Churches Fear Anti-Christian Campaign" (see) Page 3 has one column headings "Dillinger Is Reindicted" "Faces Death Penalty in Murder of Patrolman O'Malley" This was when he predicted they could not hold him & soon after, he escaped with his famous wooden gun at Crown Point Jail in Indiana. 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 pag... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 15:56

$42.00
139221

ROCKET Airplane Explodes REINHOLD TILING Rocketeer Pioneer Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342968008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1933 * Reinhold Tiling explosion (death) * German rockets pioneer Page 17 has one column headings: "ROCKET BLAST HURTS THREE IN GERMANY" "Tiling, Builder of the Device, IS Among the Injured and His Laboratory Is Wrecked" First report coverage on the rocket explosion which led to the death of Reinhold Tiling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:58

$37.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
139215

Best ROLLO OGDEN New York Times Editor DEATH w/ Photo 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509217752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1937 * Rollo Ogden death (1st report) * Editor of the New York Times * Best title to be had ? The front page has two column headings surrounded by black borders: "Rollo Ogden Dead" "Editor of the Times" "Succumbs at 81 After a Week's Illness--A Leader in Journalism for Almost Half a Century" Continues on page three with banner headline and very nice black bordered photo. First report coverage on the death of Roolo Ogden, editor of the New York Times from 1922 to 1937. 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 44 pages, t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:42

$37.00
139168

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342192668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "R... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:31

$337.00
139102

1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race MARVEL CROSSON 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391340276469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World (halfway) The front page has a one column heading: "WOMAN DERBY FLIER IS LOST IN ARIZONA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the United States. Nineteen pilots took off from Santa Monica, California, on August 18, 1929 (a... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 05:34

$37.00
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
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138751

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Debuts MLB Baseball & John J. Pershing Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330252264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1948 * Satchel Paige 1st MLB baseball win * Cleveland Indians Negro star at 42 years old * John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Pershing of A. E. F. Is Dead; On Service Rolls 62 Years" with subhead and nice photo. (See) Much more on pages 12 & 13, loads of text. The sport's section (page 22) has one column headings: "INDIANS TRIUMPH WITH PAIGE, 8 TO 5" "Top Athletics as Negro Star Scores in Relief..." This was Satchel Paige's very 1st victory in the Major Leagues. (age 42) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:26

$56.00
138742

DARIEN GA McIntosh County Georgia NEGROES Lynchings Martial Law 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330243934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1930 * George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings * Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law Page 29 has one column headings that include: "GEORGIA TOWN PUT UNDER MARTIAL LAW" "Mob Forced Way Into Jail Despite Troops' Presence and Lynched Negro" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes George Grant & Willie Bryan at Darien, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous 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, allowin... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:14

$40.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) 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 than individuals were the prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138701

Rare & Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Related PRINT 49ers 1849 New Orleans Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329094088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 * Rare & early gold rush print A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco (see). Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the Gold Rush are very rare. Inside has: "California News", and a report headed: "Death of James K. Polk" with all columns on the page black-bordered.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:43

$177.00
138661

WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK Mexican & Civil War General DEATH 1886 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391328441036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, February 11, 1886 * Winfield Scott Hancock death (1st report) * United States Army General * Democratic nominee for president The front page has an article headed: "THE DEAD SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding slits along spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 24, 2015 15:26

$27.00
138612

CLARENCE DARROW Monkey Trial Lawyer DEATH & Nazis Enter Austria 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327613723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1938 * Clarence Darrow death * Famed Scopes Monkey Trial lawyer * Germans enters Austria * Adolph Hitler takes over The front page has a nice four column headline: "AUSTRIA ABSORBED INTO GERMAN REICH; HITLER COMMANDER OF UNITED ARMIES; MIKLAS OUSTED; PLEDISCITE ON APRIL 10" with many subheads. Page 15 has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE DARROW IS DEAD IN CHICAGO" "Famous Criminal Lawyer Who Defended Loeb and Leopold Is Striken at 80" "Opposed Bryan in the Scopes 'Monkey Trial'..." and more with photo of Darrow. Text takes up about 3 columns. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:52

$46.00
138433

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Star Near Death & Photo 1949 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323613063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948 * Babe Ruth near death * New York Yankees The front page has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol" Ruth would die a few days later. 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 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:02

$55.00
138428

Best BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photos 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489437761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a two column headline: "Ruth Lies in State in Stadium; Throngs Continue Into Night" with subhead. (see) Much more on page 20 with related pictorial. Lengthy text here. Ruth died just two days prior. 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 52 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 December 18, 2015 14:56

$88.00
138348

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488687850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder (2nd report) * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 2 has an article headed: "ASK 'WITCH DOCTOR' ABOUT GIRL'S DEATH" "Authorities Seek to Link Confessed Slayer of Farmer With Her Murder" "Black Art Inquiry Likely" and more. (see) Coverage of the actual murder. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with 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 & stur... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:44

$44.00
138286

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer DEATH 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322162863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Nov. 11, 1797 * Mary Wollstonecraft death * Women's rights advocate Page 3 has a brief yet notable report under the heading: "Died" reading: "Lately in England, in child-bed, Mrs. Godwin; more known as Miss Wollstonecraft, the celebrated authoress of 'The Rights of Women'." Mary Wollstonecraft was a very early & famous advocate of women's rights (see hyperlink). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:10

$67.00
138101

ZANE GREY American Frontier Western Genre Author DEATH 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371484134680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1939. * Zane Grey death * American Author Page 23 has one column headings that include: "ZANE GREY, 64, DIES SUDDENLY ON COAST" "Wrote More Than 50 Novels, Most of Them Dealing With Western Adventure" "17,000,000 Copies Sold" and more with a one column photo of Grey. 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138002

PHAR LAP DEATH Australian Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314114504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1932 * Phar Lap death (1st report) * Australian racehorse * Poisoned? The front page has a two column heading: "Phar Lap, Great Australian Race Horse, Dies in West After First American Triumph" First report coverage continues on page 14 with nice photo of the famed racehorse with career stats. Lengthy text. 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. ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 15:04

$87.00
138000

FLORENZ ZIEGFELD Show Boat IMPRESARIO Broadway Producer DEATH 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481652474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1932 * Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld death * Impresario - Show Boat The front page has a one column heading: "FLORENZ ZIEGFELD DIES IN HOLLYWOOD AFTER LONG ILLNESS" with subheads that include: "Leading Figure in New York Theater World Succumbs to Attack of Pleurisy" "Began Career in Chicago" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 6 with 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 26 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 14:57

$45.00
137883

FATS WALLER Thomas Wright Jazz Pianist & Composer DEATH 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391312040268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1943 * American jazz pianist & composer * Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller death Page 27 has one column headings: "T. W. (FATS) WALLER PIANIST, COMPOSER" "Noted Negro Artist of Stage, Screen and Radio Dies on Train at Age 39" with one column photo of Waller. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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 su... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:17

$42.00
137882

TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE Galloping Gertie Puget Sound Wash. COLLAPSE 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371480436341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1940 * Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse (1st report) * Galloping Gertie * Puget Sound - Washington The front page has one column headings: "BIG TACOMA BRIDGE CRASHES 190 FEET INTO PUET SOUND" "Narrows Span, Third Longest of Type in World, Collapses in Wind--4 Escape Death" First report coverage continues on page 5 with famous photo of the bridge breaking up. (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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing ... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:15

$45.00
137774

Death of THOMAS GARRIGUE MASARYK 1st Czechoslovakia President 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307579872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1937 * Thomas Garrigue Masaryk death (1st report) * Czechoslovakia founder & 1st President Page 23 has a two column heading: "Czechs Bowed by Masaryk Death; Special Parliament Session Called" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were th... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 12:05

$42.00
137755

Very Rare & Famous WALLPAPER Vicksburg MS Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307571175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 20, 1863 Although it is the quite famous July 2/4, 1863 issue of the Citizen which is so famous (and many reprints exist: be careful), few might know that the publisher, J.M. Swords, printed several previous issues on wallpaper as well. Like several other Southern newspapers of the Civil War period its stock of newsprint paper became exhausted and the publisher resorted to the use of wallpaper. On this substitute he printed issues dated June 16, 18, 20, 27, 30, and July 2, 1863. Each was a single sheet, four columns wide, printed on the back of the wallpaper. The genuine issue of July 2/4 had reason to be saved gien its report of the Yankee captu... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:47

$2,250.00
137624

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Found at Sea ALIVE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474417714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days The front page has a two column headline: "FIND RICKENBACKER AND 5 MATES SAFE; SIXTH DIED ON RAFT" with subheads that include: "Captain and Two Others Discovered 600 Miles From Samoa" and more with photo of Rickenbacker. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with nice pictorial. First report coverage on the rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker after he was adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:52

$67.00
137594

KONSTANTIN TSIOLKOVSKY Father of ROCKETS Rocketry Pioneer DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473837324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1935 * Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky death * Father of rockets & Astronautics Page 21 has one column headings: "TSIOLKOVSKI IS DEAD; DESIGNER OF ROCKETS" "Willed All Works on Aviation to Soviet When He Felt His Illness Would Be Fatal" 1st report coverage on the death of this famous scientist who is one of the founding fathers of rocketry. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:24

$44.00
137592

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Groundbreaking Ceremony TOTO the Clown 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305091548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938 * Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking) * President Thomas Jefferson honored * Toto the clown death Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Also a one column headline on page reads: "JEFFERSON'S MEMORIAL" 1st report coverage on the ground breaking ceremony for the initial beginning of the construction of the Jefferson Memorial. Page 2 has a two column heading: "Toto, Famous Clown, Dies at 50; Fails to Recover From Operation" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:22

$39.00
137278

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Death Funeral Car Prints 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391296131921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1881 * President James S. Garfield * Lake View Cemetery * Best title to have ? A very graphic issue on the funeral of President James Garfield, who was born & raised in a Cleveland suburb and is buried in Cleveland. The top of the front page has two large illustrations showing: "The Pavilion And Catafalque" and: "The Funeral Car". Front page column heads report on the details of the funeral ceremonies (see). Page 4 has a black-bordered print of: "James Abram Garfield". Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds with foxing at folds and some perforation at a fold & fold junctures.

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Ends November 15, 2015 14:31

$140.00
137269

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Photo 1930 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465552781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1930. * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH ACCEPTS $160,000 FOR 2 YEARS" with subheads and a two column photo of Babe Ruth shaking hand s with New York Yankees Owner, Colonel Ruppert . Great to have in this famous New York City title. Also in this same issue is a nice front page 1st report on the death of President William Howard Taft. The headline reads: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DIES AT CAPITAL, SUCCUMBING TO MANY WEEKS' ILLNESS, FIVE HOURS AFTER JUSTICE SANFORD" with many subheads and nice photo of Taft. Other news, sports and... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:46

$97.00
137251

HAIFA OIL REFINERY MASSACRE Palestine Zionist Irgun Jews - Arabs 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295738100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1947 * Haifa oil refinery massacre (1st report) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Arabs The front page has a 2 column heading: "41 Jews Stabbed to Death After Bomb Kills Six Arabs" (see) 1st report coverage on the Haifa Oil Refinery Massacre. Other news, sports and 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 rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:14

$39.00
137222

JIMMY DOYLE vs. Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing Title Knockout DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464617666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1947. * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle * World welterweight title fight * Death in the boxing ring The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "Doyle in Critical Condition After Knockout by Robinson in Eighth Round" with subheads that include: "LAST RITES GIVEN BOXER IN HOSPITAL" and more. Also a nice photo of the fatal blow. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the s... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:32

$75.00
137215

WILLIAM EDWARD HICKMAN Dead Man Walking Execution Hanging 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294811237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1928 * William Edward Hickman 'dead man walking' * Marion Parker kidnapping and murder Page 32 has small one column headings: "HICKMAN IN DEATH CHAMBER" "Los Angeles Girl's Slayer Refuses Imprisoned Friend's Plea for Aid" (see) Coverage on the upcoming execution (eve) by hanging of William Edward Hickman for the murder of 12 year old Marion Parker after kidnapping her. 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 remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscripti... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:23

$34.00
137118

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Assassination PYRE & Palestine Bombing 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463351950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1948 * Mahatma Gandhi death & funeral (pyre photo) * Palestine Post building bombing The front page has a two column heading: "Plot to Kill Indian Leaders, Including Nehru, Is Charged" Coverage continues on page 3 with large photo of Gandhi's Pyre. (see) Also on the front page is a one column heading: "ARABS BLAST PLANT OF PALESTINE POST" with subhead. (see) 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, lib... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:32

$54.00
137116

Novelist H. G. WELLS "Father of Science Fiction" Writer DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463350963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1946 * H. G. Wells death (1st report) * Science Fiction novalist * "War of the Worlds" fame A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "H. G. Wells Dead in London at 79; Forecast Atomic Age in 1914 Novel" Lengthy coverage continues on page 25 with photo of Wells. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:30

$45.00
137007

MORDECAI BROWN "Three Finger" "Brownie" Baseball Pitcher DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391289286656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1948 * Mordecai Brown death (Three finger) * American League baseball pitcher Page 61 has one column headings: "MORDECAI BROWN, PITCHER, DIES AT 71" "Star of Chance's Cubs Despite Loss of Finger in Boyhood--Dueled With Mathewson" with photo. (see) Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-64, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:52

$40.00
136958

Nazi Propaganda Broadcaster WILLIAM JOYCE Lord Haw-Haw EXECUTION 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459390734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1946 * William Joyce executed (1st report) * Lord Haw-Haw * Nazi propaganda broadcaster Page 7 has one column headings announcing: "LORD HAW HAW DIES ON LONDON GIBBET" "Britain's Despised Traitor Is Hanged After Reaffirming His Nazi Beliefs" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: He went to his death unrepentant and defiant. “In death as in life, I defy the Jews who caused this last war, and I defy the power of darkness which they represent. I warn the British people agai... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2015 12:55

$39.00
136886

NAZI DEATH CAMPS Concentration Horrors Exposed JEWS Holocaust1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391286473099

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1944 * Nazi concentration camps exposed for 1st time * Horrors of Auschwitz and more told Page 6 has one column headings: "THE DEATH CAMPS PLACES OF HORROR" "German Establishments for Mass Killings of Jews Describes by Swiss" (see) Coverage on the horrors of the Nazi death camps finally being realized by the public for the first time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:20

$88.00
136822

AVONDALE Plymouth PA Pennsylvania MINE Mining FIRE Disaster 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456922861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 7, 1869 * Avondale Mine disaster * 1st report - early * Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Page 2 headlines: "Awful Loss of Life"; "Terrible Disaster in the Mines"; "Two Hundred Men Suffocated to Death" and "Fire in a Shaft at Plymouth, Pa. - Excitement Among the Miners". Text on this takes up about 1/3 of a column. Other news of the day. This issue has little wear along the spine, otherwise nice. Complete in 4 pages.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:25

$38.00
136819

ERNIE PYLE American Journalist KILLED Death Okinawa 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456921402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 19, 1945 * Ernie Pyle killed (1st report) * American GI journalist * Lejima - Okinawa Island A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:22

$75.00
136781

PREAKNESS Horse Racing COUNT FLEET Race Triple Crown Chase 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281939319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1943 * Count Fleet - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner This 100+ page newspaper has a nice five column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "COUNT FLEET TAKES PREAKNESS" with subheads and related photo. (see) This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Count Fleet (March 24, 1940 - December 3, 1973) was born and died at Stoner Creek Stud farm in Paris, Kentucky, United States. He was a Thoroughbre... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 14:00

$66.00
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