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BABY FACE NELSON KILLED Bank Robber Battle of Barrington 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872132020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois The front page has a nice banner headline: "'U. S. TRAILS NELSON'S WIDOW" with subheads that include: "AGENTS BELIEVE HER A WITNESS TO FATAL FIGHT" (see) More on page 4. Two small related photos on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant ... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:57

$88.00
177332

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870044106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of a ftpg. column has heads: "HITE'S CONFESSION" "The Story of the Winston Robbery and Other Crimes" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated--Frank James Was One of the Party--McMillan's Death". This was the murder trial of Frank James, Jesse's brother, and Dick Liddil was one of the gang. This article takes almost the entire column. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$47.00
177306

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "CENTENNIAL IS ANNIVERSARY OF CHANGE IN GAME" with subhead and banner pictorial along the bottom margin. The back page has a nice photo of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame including Babe Ruth & Cy Young. Nice to have in the World famous publication. Complete with all 30m pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$72.00
177165

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392567186450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:36

$79.00
177031

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372854158320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 26, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Viola Liuzzo murder The front page has a three column headline: "New Englanders Join In Rights Activities" with photo. (see) Also a two column heading: "Officials Fear Renewed Violence After Slaying" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success. Complete with all 10 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2019 14:47

$58.00
176999

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of United States INAUGURATION Inaugural 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., March 6, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st Inauguration - inaugural address * From a future Confederate city * Dawn of the Civil War Printed on page 2 in this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city is Abraham Lincoln's: "Inaugural Address" which takes nearly two full column. In his address he tries to allay the fears of the Southern states as to his motives, and near the end he says: "...I am loth to close. We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may be strained, it must not break our bonds of affection...". Perhaps not surprisingly, there is no formal introductory text concerning the festivities, etc, but there is a "jab" in how Lincoln arrived, he... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$540.00
176994

STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street New York Financial Crisis in 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549072470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Oct. 24, 1929 * Stock Market Crash of 1929 One of the front page two-column headlines announces the infamous stock market crash with: "Pandemonium Breaks Loose As Market Breaks Wide Open" and a subhead: "Speculators Dump Securities Onto Market, Selling at Almost Any Figure". Great wording, as more typically headlines which much more cautious. Quick to jump on the "tragedy bandwagon", a front page advertisement by a bank is headed: "Why Worry?" beginning: "The recent 'break in the Stock Market has taken millions of dollars...Can you afford to take a chance with your life's savings on an investment that is not sure?...". Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:03

$168.00
176972

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372850791033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expedition & defeat of General Bra... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$136.00
176923

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Act 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849582494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 19, 1798 * 18th century America publication * John Adams act of Congress Most of the first column is on: "The Bank Bill". The back page has an Act of Congress relating to judicial courts of the United States, signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:27

$45.00
176907

FRED "KILLER" BURKE Captured & Tim Healy Irish Free State DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849576402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 * Tim Healy (politician) death * Irish nationalist - Irish Free State * Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State. Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller subheads. First report coverage ... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:19

$42.00
176881

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Interview w/ His Wife re. Death 1882 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545166403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 29, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James * Interview w/ his wife Page 9 has nearly a full column taken up with: "JESSE'S TRANING" "The Delicate Way in Which Mrs. James Refers to Her Husband's Peculiar Vocation" "An Hour's Talk with the Outlaw's Widow--Some of the Savings Invested in Business--A Mysterious Friend Said to be the Wife of Frank". A fascinating & detailed article from not long after Jesse James was killed. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$72.00
176850

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
177391

Outlaws YOUNGER BROTHERS in Jail & Jesse Frank James Gang Hunted 1876 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392582517847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 5, 1876 * Jesse & Frank James hunted * Cole, Bob & Jim Younger in jail * Post Northfield, Minnesota raid The top of a front page column has heads: "SATAN'S IMPS" "Threatened Outbreak of the Utes in Colorado" "Affecting Interview Between the Youngers and their Sisters". The latter is concerning the famous outlaws & includes: "The relatives visiting the Younger brothers in jail..." with more. Page 2 has: "The James Brothers--Their Last Trick to Elude Enraged Pursuit" which includes: "...some personal knowledge of the whereabouts of the two Northfield bank robbers, supposed to be the James brothers, whose hiding place has not yet been discovered..." with more. Eight pages, slightly irr... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 13:31

$49.99
176820

RICHMOND Ray County Missouri JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang Bank Robbery1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392542025746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1867 * Richmond, Ray County, Missouri * Jesse James-Younger Gang bank robbery Page 3 has an inconspicuous report headed: "Murder And Bank Robbery In Missouri" stating in part: "...today fourteen men entered the bank house of Hughes & Wasson, in Richmond, Mo., robbed the money tray, and killed a man named Shaw and two others..." with a bit more. As noted on the web this was one of the earliest robberies by the infamous James Gang. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:46

$59.00
176815

ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route President & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846097914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration train * Jefferson Davis inauguration * Confederate President The entire front page is taken up with excellent & detailed reporting on Abraham Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration, with first column heads including: "THE PRESIDENTIAL PROGRESS" "The Journey of Mr. Lincoln & Suite from Buffalo to Albany" "The Price of Rails Rides on the Engine" "The Reception at the State Capital" "Immense Turnout to Receive the Great Rail Splitter" "The Address of Welcome & the Replies of Mr. Lincoln "The President Among the Ladies" and even more (see). Included are at least 3 speeches by Abraham Lincoln, all on the ftpg. Page 5 is noteworthy as well contain... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:44

$97.00
177358

BLACK DAHLIA Elizabeth Short Los Angeles CA HOLLYWOOD Murder Case 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372871175399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Jan. 29, 1947 * Black Dahlia murders * Elizabeth Short case * Hollywood - Los Angeles CA * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice headline: "BLACK DAHLIA'S FATHER REQUESTIONED BY POLICE" with subheads. (see) Report suggests that the killer told this publication he was to surrender on this day. Of course he never did. Also on the front page is a related photo showing a documents expert examining the postcard that sent to this publication. Very rare as such. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), still nice for display as such.

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Ends December 17, 2019 14:25

$99.99
177326

Rare 1941 WORLD WAR II POSTER For Defense Buy U.S. Savings Bonds and Stamps WWII


eBay Auction Item # 372870032849

Here is a huge and I'm assuming very rare World War II poster that measures 4 feet, 8 inches (56 in.) x 3 feet, 6 inches (42 in.) that shows a statue of a colonial minuteman holding a rifle with his hand on a plow titled: "FOR DEFENSE; BUY" in red lettering then: "UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS AND STAMPS" in green lettering within a lighter green background. We found this poster within a collection of World War II newspapers we recently purchased. I noticed that this poster has been reprinted into a smaller version for souvenir purposes which has additional print along the bottom which reads: "On Sale At Your Post Office Or Bank". This statement does not appear on this original larger version. Along the bottom blank margin in very small print is: "U.S. Government Printing Office" : 1941" ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 15:03

$199.99
177321

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869995117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, July 23, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 9 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends December 16, 2019 14:08

$34.99
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176757

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Plead Guilty BOBOY FRANKS Murder 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841665893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 21, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder * Nathan Leopold & Richard Leob * Both plead guilty The front page has a nice banner headline: "LEOPOLD AND LOEB PLEAD GUILTY TO MURDER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:59

$44.00
176718

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Emigrants Letter & Dolly Madison Death 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more. Great letter on the romance of gold-seekers heading west. Also: "Funeral of the Late Mrs. Madison" being the famed Dolly Madison; and: "From Santa Fe" which is rather lengthy (see). Four pages, very nice condition. Very minor loss to a lower, blank corner not close to any text.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$93.00
177280

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Diggings Miners Mining 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372866558812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California" including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 ft. below the bank..,.he makes from five ounces to a pound every day. Plus there are other accounts of gold mining: "I have earned today only $12, and the prospects among the workies are rather disheartening..." and much more. Page 3 also has: "The Late Indian Murder in Florida". Four pages, very nice... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:21

$49.99
176675

PATTY HEARST CAPTURED Symbionese Liberation Army SLA Kidnapping 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839878168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 19, 1975 * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim The headline announces: "PATTY HEARST, HARRISES CAPTURED" with a subhead: "SLA Fugitives Seized without a Fight in S.F." Patty Hearst was the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst who in 1974 gained notoriety during the waning days of the counterculture era when she was kidnapped by, and later joined, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Apprehended after having taken part in a bank heist with other SLA members, Hearst was imprisoned for almost two years before her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter. There are two related front page photos. Great to ha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:13

$54.00
177261

CAIRO-HAIFA TRAIN BOMBINGS Palestine War Jewish Lehi Jews British 1948 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865479038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 1, 1948 * Cairo-Haifa train bombings * 1947-1949 Palestine War * Jewish militant group Lehi The front page has a nice banner headline: "28 DIE IN PALESTINE BLAST" with caption: "Train Carrying Tommies Blown Up" and subheads. Nice for display. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, printing flaw along the 1st column, generally good.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:55

$39.99
177259

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865470358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 11, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "First Week of the Borden Case" (see) Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:34

$39.99
176649

CHARLES LUCKY LUCIANO New York City MAFIA Gangster Dutch Schultz 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531209455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1935 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano * re. Dutch Schultz murder * New York City gangster - mob boss * 1935 Helena earthquake The front page has a one column heading: "LUCIANA IS LINKED TO 3 BRONX DEATHS; GANG LIST ISSUED" with subheads. (see) Was he responsible for the recent murder of fellow NYC gangster Dutch Schultz ? Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:02

$40.00
176643

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531206758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1919 * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The front page has a terrific banner headline: "U. S. DRY; 2 STATES OVER" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, mainly along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:59

$92.00
176616

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530508858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be offered..." with more, and further on: "...that Gen. Carleton had assured the Loyalists that when the business he was upon was happily brought to a conclusion, they would be safe in their persons & their property; that letters are daily passing to & from him to General Washington & express... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:21

$49.00
176612

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Convicted 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty * Concealed weapons charge * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
176573

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Safe Return ? Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523802014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Extra, April 7, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case * Bizarre headline suggests all is well This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a very odd banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby might be returned safely: "RETURN OF LINDBERGH BABY EXPECTED SOON" and subheads and photo. A great curiosity headline for display here. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176571

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Charged w/ Vagrancy 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523801129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1930 * Ralph Capone charged with vagrancy * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GIVES UP; FREED IN TEN MINUTES" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:30

$44.00
176545

JOE AIELLO Sicilian Mafia Leader Al Scarface Capone Rival MURDER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832152556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, October 24, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GANGSTERS KILL AIELLO, FALLEN WHISKEY BARON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. Complete with all 26 pages, light even toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:35

$48.00
176540

Rare Salt Lake City UT Utah Nice Masthead Engraving 1893 Magazine OUTER WRAPPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832151196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 5, 1889 * Uncommon title with outer wrappers * Mormons - Mormonism This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc. This issue includes: "The Territorial Fair" "The Negro Problem" "Colored Catholics" "Held for Bigamy" "He was from Utah" & so much more. Complete in 32 pages, 8 by 12 inches, some foxing to cover.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:33

$32.00
176524

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring About This Situation" with clever parody illustration of a Trojan horse (camel here) showing men escaping with liquor in their hands. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176523

BABY FACE NELSON Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin Shootout 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger gang * Baby Face Nelson hunted * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AID LEADS RAD ON SUBURBAN BANK" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Photo of Homer Van Meter on the back page. Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176516

CRISTERO WAR Jaisco Mexico Jose Reyes Vega TRAIN MASSACRE Soldiers1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831273645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, April 21, 1927 * Federal soldiers train massacre * El Limon, Jalisco, Mexico * Cristero War - Zapatistas * Jose Reyes Vega The front page has a one column heading: "Mexican Bandits Kill Passengers Escaping Fire" with subhead. (see) Complete with 18 pages, light toning and some margin wear with a little unrelated text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:07

$38.00
176490

VIOLA LIUZZO Ku Klux Klan KKK Selma Alabama March Murder FUNERAL 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392520126852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass. March 30, 1965 * Viola Liuzzo funral * Ku Klux Klan murder * re. Civil Rights March * Selma, Alabama The front page has a two column heading: "Rights Leaders Pay Final Tribute to Mrs. Liuzzo" (see) Complete with all 18 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 05, 2019 14:59

$42.00
176446

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518284790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, June 19, 1932 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "A NEW PHASE OPENS IN THE PROHIBITION FIGHT" with subhead and clever parody illustration which shows the republican elephant and Democratic donkey titled: "The Ringmaster Makes Them Both Perform". Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:34

$48.00
176445

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828645079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 3, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The front page has a one column heading: "Reports Say Dry Law Is Enforced" with subhead. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$40.00
176440

PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland BIG BILL THOMPSON 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828640969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1928 * Pineapple Primary in Chicago * William Hale Thompson - Big Bill * Gangster era elections - corruption The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THOMPSON MACHINE BEATEN IN ILLINOIS; SMALL AND SMITH ROUTED, CROWE LOSES; SHOOTINGS AND KIDNAPPINGS IN CHICAGO" with many subheads. (see) First report coverage on the primary election in Gangster infested Chicago, Illinois at the height of government corruption there. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. Forty-eight pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. wikipedia notes: The Pineapple Primary was the name given to a Republican primary election held in Chicago on April 10, 1928; m... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:30

$45.00
176426

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. 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 h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176424

RICHARD SPECK Chicago IL Student NURSES Dormitory Rape & MURDERS 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828636005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1966 * Richard Speck Chicago IL murders * Student nurses The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Hunt Seaman, 25, In Killing of 8 in Chicago" with subhead and photo of Speck. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Coverage on the famous mass murder of 8 student nurses in Chicago. Complete 1st section only with all 72 pages, light toning along the central fold, nice condition. wikipedia notes: At 11:00 PM on July 13, 1966, Speck broke into a townhouse located at 2319 East 100th Street in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood of Chicago. It was functioning as a dormitory for several young student nurses, some of whom were Filipinas. Armed with only a knife (the Illinois Supre... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:22

$50.00
176400

Charles LUCKY LUCIANO Racketeer Mob Mafia Genovese Family DEATH 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825286090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, January 27, 1962 * Charles Lucky Luciano death (1st report) * John Glenn gets ready for historical space flight The front page has a heading: "Luckily, Luckies Not Too Pelntiful" First report coverage on the death of famous New York City gangster, Charles "Lucky" Luciano. Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Complete with 8 pages, small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:53

$52.00
176397

EDWARD "FATS McCARTHY" POPKE Mad Dog Coll Gangster Member KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825284508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1932 * Edward "Fats McCarthy" Popke * Mad Dog Coll gang member The front page has a one column heading: "KILL 'FATS' M'CARTHY AT ALBANY HIDEOUT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:50

$40.00
176346

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Votes on Legal BEER 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSE AUTHORIZES 3.2% BEER, 230 TO 165; ALL OF DRYS AMENDMENTS DEFEATED; SENATE GETS BILL TODAY, FATE IN DOUBT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage, loads of text. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, genrrally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$40.00
176345

FRANK COSTELLO Mafia Gangster Mob Boss ARRESTED Gambling Taxes 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 10, 1939 * Frank Costello - Mafia gangster - mob boss * "The Prime Minister of the Underworld" * Arrested for income tax evasion re. gambling The top of back page has a one column heading: "'SLOT MACHINE KING' IS ARRESTED HERE" with subheads. (see images for text) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$47.00
176308

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Gangland Boss Enters Atlanta Penitentiary 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506734037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932 * Al Capone enters prison (1st report) * Tax evasion guilty charge * Chicago gangster boss The front page has one column headings that include: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train" "Convicts Cry 'Welcome!' " and more. Complete in 40 pages, great condition. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:08

$57.00
176260

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820040967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has a nice print of: "Col. John Charles Fremont" with the following text, taking a full column then carrying over to taking the entirety of page 5, is headed: "THE PEOPLES' CONVENTION" "The Platform" "Col. J. C. Fremont Nominated for President". Of significance is the full text of "The Platform" of the party. Complete in 8 pages, several creases to... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:19

$185.00
176251

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820036526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. 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 advertisement 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 subscription cost, ... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:13

$38.00
176123

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much more detailed account of the event, taking three-quarters of a column & headed: "Robbing A Train" "Eye-Witnesses Accounts of the Robbery at Winston, Mo.". This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Eight pages, some wear at a front page fold, 12 3/4 by 19 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$117.00
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