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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
141974

AMANULLAH KHAN Kingdom of Afghanistan QUITS & Babe Ruth's Wife 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565983704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1929 * Amanullah Khan abdicates * Kingdom of Afghanistan * Babe Ruth's wife fiery death * Helen Woodford Ruth The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Amanullah Abdicates From Afghan Throne; Flees by Plane, Leaving Brother to Rule" First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 10 has a one column heading: "MRS. RUTH'S DEATH IS HELD NO MYSTERY" with subheads. (see) 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, allo... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:16

$37.00
141940

FRANK MORGAN Movie Actor "Wizard of Oz" Characters Fame DEATH 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565302622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 19, 1949 * Actor Frank Morgan death * "Wizard of Oz" title character The front page has a one column headline: "FRANK MORGAN, ACTOR IN MOVIES, DIES AT AGE 59" with subhead and photo. (see) Morgan was best known for playing 5 roles in the "Wizard of Oz" including the wizard himself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:40

$38.00
141934

WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON Bank of California Failure & Death 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397012767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875 * Bank of California failure * William Chapman Ralston suicide ? The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:32

$28.00
141704

Best JOSEPH FILKOWSKI Polish Bootlegger Gangster Mob GETS LIFE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1932 * Gangster Joseph Filkowski * Polish-American bootlegger * Best title to be had The ftpg. has a very bold banner head on longtime Cleveland underworld figure Joe Filkowski: "JOE GETS LIFE TERM", with a photo of him headed: "As Filkowski Hears Mercy Verdict", and subhead: "Filkowski Is Saved From Death Chair" & more. This coverage is likely only to be found in a Cleveland newspaper. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:44

$32.00
141132

Margaret Mitchell Struck By Car - Dies Days Later - Gone With the Wind Author 19


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391381289064

Shown is an original newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College & Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, August 12, 1949 * Margaret Mitchell's death * Author of Gone With the Wind * Hit by speeding car - would die several days later The front page of this issue has: "Speeding Car Hits Author", which is the account of Margaret Mitchell (Mrs.John Marsh - Peg Marsh) being struck by a speeding car while crossing the street. Included is: "Hospital attendants made it plain that Miss Mitchell would need a stout heart - as stout as the one she gave Scarlett O'Hara - to pull through. She would die a few days later without gaining consciousness. The article is continued on an inside page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pa... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2016 15:19

$48.00
141021

CALVIN COOLIDGE President's Son Jr. DEATH w/ Photo 1924 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371547297794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 8, 1924 * President Calvin Coolidge * Son death w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "DEATH OF THE YOUNGEST SON OF THE PRESIDENT" with subheads and photo. (see) Fourteen pages, partially loose along the spine, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:48

$32.00
141015

Author SIR J. M. BARRIE James Matthew Creator of PETER PAN Death 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378415705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, June 20, 1937 * Sir J. M. Barrie death (1st report) * Creator of Peter Pan The front page of this section has a two column photo with heading: "Barrie Dies of Pneumonia at 77, Beloved by World for Peter Pan" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir J. M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan. Complete 2nd section only with all 8 pages, light toning, small piece torn at bottom right corner, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:37

$34.00
141002

COAL GLEN Chatham County North Carolina Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378069591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 29, 1925 * Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report) * Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina The front page has a two column heading: "BODIES OF 32 MINE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED FOLLOWING EXPLOSION" (see) First report coverage on the Coal Glen North Carolina mine disaster. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Coal Glen Mine Disaster was a coal mine explosion that occurred in May 27, 1925, in Coal Glen, North Carolina, USA. Fifty three miners died. Attempts at re-opening the mine were made sporadically until the 1950s, but... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:38

$29.00
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
140786

KING WILLIAM IV of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria Uncle DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542631346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, London, July 10, 1837 * William IV of the United Kingdom This venerable British newspaper has all columns on all pages black-bordered for the death & funeral of King William IV. Pages 4 & 5 have column heads including: "Funeral of His Late Majesty King William IV" "The Town of Windsor" and a wealth of additional subheads. Pg. 5 has a nice engraving of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers to its side (see). It was upon his death when Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:20

$58.00
140737

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher DEATH Photo 1935 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, April 20, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page is taken up with a photo of "Adolph S. Ochs", publisher of the N.Y. Times who recently died. Complete in 28 pages, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, minor mend to a lower corner, minimal margin wear.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:36

$26.00
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
140516

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368881150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The front page has a nice banner headline: "QUEEN MARY DIES IN LONDON AT 85 Churchill Sobs as He Breaks News to House of Commons" with subheads and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Other new of the day. Incomplete, containing the 1st section (16 pages) only, all related coverage present though, a little central fold wear, otherwise good condition. Nice for display here.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:35

$34.00
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
140155

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363332248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet Page 10 has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY IS DEAD AT 87" with subheads and small photo of Hardy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the spine and 1st column, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:03

$30.00
139999

Sister AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Los Angeles Woman Evangelist DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391358066949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1944 * Sister Aimee Semple McPherson * California evangelist death Page 19 has an article headed: "AIMEE M'PHERSON, EVANGELIST, DEAD" "Pastor of Angelus Temple in Los Angeles Was 53--Had Spectacular Career" with smaller subheads and 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 World War II. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libr... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 12:57

$56.00
139849

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353891984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a two column headline: "Eight Inquiries Into Theater Crash Begun; Death Toll Cut to 105" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:31

$30.00
139826

MAXIM GORKY Soviet Russian Writer Socialist Realism DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520971005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 18, 1936 * Maxim Gorky death * Russian writer * Socialist realism The front page has a one column heading: "MAXIM GORKI, NOTED RUSSIAN NOVELIST, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian writer, Maxim Gorky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2016 14:23

$33.00
139801

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Austrian Classical Music Composer Vienna DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520110288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 * Franz Joseph Haydn death * Classical music composer * Vienna, Austria Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see) Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" Four pages, scattered foxing, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:11

$58.00
139672

ALBAN BERG & PAUL BOURGET Music Composer & Novelist Critic DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519359783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1935 * Alban Berg & Paul Bourget deaths (1st reports) * Austrian composer - Second Viennese School * French novelist & critic - writer Page 27 has death reports on two well known individuals in the music and writing Worlds. First a one column heading reads: "ALBAN BERG DEAD; MODERN COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (see) Also a one column heading announces: "PAUL BOURGET, 83, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, 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 January 27, 2016 09:14

$37.00
139658

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516318967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The top of the front page has three column heading: "Queen Mary Dies in Her Sleep at Age of 85; Widow of George V Mourned by All Britain" with subhead and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Much more inside Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:51

$44.00
139496

HARVEY SAMUEL FIRESTONE Tire and Rubber Company Founder DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391346959483

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1938 * Harvey Firestone death (1st report) * Rubber manufacturer Page 21 has one column headings that include: "HARVEY FIRESTONE IS DEAD IN FLORIDA" "Rubber Manufacturer Dies in Sleep at His Miami Estate---He Was 69" 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. Complete in 42 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2016 15:13

$40.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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