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138606

Best ROCKEFELLER CENTER Complex Construction COMPLETED 1939 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493203210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 2, 1939 * Rockefeller Center complex completed * Commercial buildings construction ends * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Rockefeller Center Is Completed As Its Creator Pleads for Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the completion of construction continues inside with related photo. 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 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 issue... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:44

$39.00
138555

Rare AMESBBURY & SALISBURY MILLS Village Historic District Mass. 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490964094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VILLAGER, Amesbury & Salisbury Mills, Massachuetts, February 17, 1870 * Uncommon title Published weekly during the textile industry boom. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spotting, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2015 15:08

$28.00
138483

JOHN WATTS Indians Native Americans OHIO Wm. Blount Concord NH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324362314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 1792 * Uncommon title * John Watts On page 3 under "Virginia" is news from the "New River" in the territory south of the Ohio stating that the Indians "...with the noted John Watts at their head..." had started a march against the "frontier settlements" but returned to their "towns" because "...Gov. Blount...detached 300 militia men...to meet them; and the Indians...precipitately retreated." Four pages, two small engravings in the masthead, a bit of rubbing, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:18

$48.00
138482

JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD Hot Air Balloon PARACHUTE 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324361604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, June 27, 1793 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early parachute experiment On page 3 under "Philadelphia" is an interesting report about the successful testing of a parachute by Mr. Blanchard, the famous balloonist. It includes: " ...a dog, a cat and a squirrel were carried up with the Parachute by a balloon." It also states that a match was placed "to burn" at a certain height and sever the connection between the two, which it did, "...the belloon then ascended with redoubled velocity, and the parachute descended...in the shape of an umbrella...[and] brought the travellers safely to the ground near Bushhill, from the height of about one mile." Four pages, two smal... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:17

$70.00
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
138431

MICHAEL ABBATEMARCO "Mike Shots" Brooklyn Gangster Murder 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323611853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1928 * Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco * Brooklyn gangster assassination hit * Frankie Yale organization leader The front page has a one column heading: "UALE GANG LEADER SLAIN LIKE HIS CHIEF" with subheads that include: "Abbatemarco Shot Four Times in Quiet Brooklyn Street by Gunman in Auto With Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Brooklyn gangster, Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco, during the prohibition era. 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:00

$37.00
138429

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Series Champions WELCOME 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489438356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1928 * New York Yankees & Babe Ruth * World Series of baseball champions * Welcome home celebration The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Smith Greets Babe Ruth on Homecoming; Calls Him 'Boss of the Youth of America'" The sport's section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Other Yanks Get Royal Welcome on Return From World's Series Triumph" with many subheads. 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 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
138375

President-Elect GEORGE WASHINGTON New York Arrival INAUGURATION 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488846721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 16, 1789 * President-elect George Washington * Arrival for inauguration Page 2 under: "Proceedings of Congress" is some nice reporting on the work being done to prepare for the arrival of George Washington to the city of New York for his inauguration, including: "That Mr. Osgood, the proprietor of the house lately occupied by the President of congress, be requested to put the same, & the furniture therein, in proper condition for the residence and use of the President of the United States...at the expence of the United States, to provide for his temporary accommodation...that a committee of three members of the Senate & five from the House of Representa... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:40

$74.00
138373

JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
138344

ROCKETS PLANE TRAVEL German Rocketeer Fritz von Opel Prediction 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322675610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1930 * Rocket plane travel for humans ? * Rockets - rocketry * Fritz von Opel A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Opel Predicts Rocket Flights From Berlin to New York in 3 Hours at 30-Mile Altitude" Coverage on Fritz von Opel''s prediction of faster travel in the future by the use of rockets. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. 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 cott... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:39

$42.00
138343

ALBERT EINSTEIN Receives Keys to the City Visit 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488685798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1930 * Albert Einstein's visit to America * Receives "keys" to New York City The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN RECEIVES 'KEYS' TO THE CITY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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 individua... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:38

$37.00
138340

JACK SHARKEY Beats Max Schmeling BOXING TITLE & Nikola Tesla 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322671580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1932 * Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Nikola Tesla - father of radio The front page has none column headings that include: "70,000 SEE SHARKEY OUTPOINT SCHMELING TO WIN WORLD TITLE", "Boston Heavyweight Triumphs Over German in 15 Rounds in New Bowl", "OFFICIALS VOTE 2 TO 1" and more (see) Much, much more on pages 28 & 29 with headlines, photos and round by round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially here as the fight was at Madison Square Garden. Page 12 has a one column heading: "TESLA, INVENTOR, 75, ATT... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138329

JOE DIMAGGIO Camel Cigarettes Ad & New York Yankees WORLD SERIES 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322660744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 1, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio in fullpage cigarette advertisement * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * World Series of baseball The back page has a great full page advertisement with Joe DiMaggio promoting Camel cigarettes. One photo shows DiMaggio actually smoking a cigarette with caption: "You Bet I Smoke Camels. Along With All That Swell Flavor, Camels Are Extra Mild" (see) You definitely would never see such an ad with a sport's star today. Also much reporting on the opening day of the 1941 World Series between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. Coverage starts on the front page and continues in the sport''s section. See images for port... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:19

$50.00
138311

BOBBY JONES American Amateur Golfer RETIRES Quits for Film Movies 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322190334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1930 * Bobby Jones retires from competitive golf * American amateur golfer quits for film The front page has one column heads announcing the retirement of golfing great Bobby Jones: "JONES QUITS GOLF; ACCEPTS FILM OFFER" "Announces Retirement After Signing for Series of Instructional Pictures on the Game" "Work May Net $250,000" "Demands of His Law Business Prompt Him to End Competitive Play, Champion Says" with the text carrying over to page 33 where there is much more coverage and nice photo captioned; "Bobby Jones" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:39

$62.00
138309

HERBERT HOOVER Wars On Gangsters Gangland AL Scarface CAPONE Era 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488260486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1930. * President Herbert Hoover * Declares war on gangsters * Al "Scarface" Capone era The front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT DEMANDS WAR ON GANGSTERS; PUTS DUTY ON STATES" with subheads. (see) Great depression era when Al "Scarface" Capone was in power. 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 16, 2015 15:37

$47.00
138300

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488253382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 9, 1789 * 18th century America This was the capital of the federal government at the time, and in less than 3 months George Washington would be inaugurated in the city. Page. 2 has some reports from Congress which mention men being elected to Congress, and also that Charles Pinckney was elected governor of South Carolina. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor wear at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:26

$43.00
138297

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488246625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit Appears in Court at Gallatin" "The Trial Adjourned Until To-Morrow--Mrs. Hite on Hand--Great Interest in the Proceedings" Note that Mrs. Hite was the wife of outlaw & fellow gang member (and cousin), Wood Hite. Great to have this report on te Frank James trial on the front page and in a Missouri newspaper.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:22

$47.00
138290

TELEPHONE INVENTION Inventor Thomas Edison w/ Descriptiom PRINT 1879 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322171648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 27, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Telephone invention Inside has an article: "Edison's Latest Telephone" which is very descriptive text on it. Included as well is a nice illustration captioned: "Edison's New Telephone". Various other inventions & scientific improvements of the day in this issue. Sixteen pages, some minor staining, generally nice.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:14

$48.00
138285

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York LETTER Response 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488237102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 20, 1798 * Governor John Jay The back page has the "Answer of the Senate of the State of New York to the Speech of...John Jay, Governor..." which is followed by his response, signed in type: John Jay. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:09

$41.00
138211

German FRITZ VON OPEL Rocket Car Automobile Testing WRECK 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319715471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The front page has one column headings that include: "GERMAN ROCKET CAR IS WRECKED IN TEST" "Opel's "Devil Machine" Attains a Speed of 156 1-3 Miles an Hour on Rails" "Leaps track In Second Run" and more. (see) First report coverage on the German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to rema... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:49

$37.00
138207

CHARLES LINDBERGH Predicts Worldwide Airplane Travel on the RADIO 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371486002459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1930 * Charles Lindbergh radio broadcast * Predicts Worldwide air travel * Commercial airplane flights over oceans The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH, ON RADIO, SAYS OCEAN AIR LINES ARE COMING NEXT" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indiv... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:42

$34.00
138204

Child Actor JACKIE COOGAN Uncle Fester Addams Family SUES MOTHER 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319711305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1938 * Jackie Coogan sues his mother * Hollywood child actor star * Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame * California Child Actor's Bill prelude Page 3 has a one column heading: "MOTHER IS SUED BY JACKIE COOGAN" with subheads. (see) See below for more information on this event. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:36

$34.00
138202

BOBBY JONES Wins British Amateur Title GRAND SLAM of Golf 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485998803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 1, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones * Wins British amateur championship (1st report) * Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland * This was the 2nd win of his famous grand slam The front page of this sport's section only has one column headings: "BOBBY JONES BEATS WETHERED, 7 AND 6; WINS BRITISH TITLE" "Captures Amateur Gold Crown, the Only Major Honor That Has Eluded Him" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sport's news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:34

$56.00
138170

Teen Idol RUDY VALLEE Marries Actress Fay Webb w/ Photo 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318986032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1931 * Rudy Vallee weds * Fay Webb Page 25 has one column headings that include: "RUDY VALLEE WED TO CALIFORNIA GIRL" "Secret Marriage Monday at West Orange Announced by Broadcasting Company" and more with photo of Webb. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, 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 December 12, 2015 09:13

$34.00
138168

Amateur Golfer BOBBY JONES Wins Very 1st James E. Sullivan Award 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485348808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1930 * Bobby Jones (golfer) * 1st James E. Sullivan Award winner The sport's section (page 33) has a five column headline: "Jones to Receive Sullivan Memorial Award with subheads that include: "SULLIVAN MEDAL AWARDED TO JONES" "An Overwhelming Choice" and more with a one column photo of Jones. (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 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. Give... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:10

$39.00
138166

NEVADA GAMBLING Legalized Reno Gaming & Las Vegas on the Horizon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485347622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (1st report) * Reno NV gaming begins (historic) * Las Vegas would follow Page 3 has one column headings: "'OLD WEST' RETURNS IN NEVADA GAMBLING" "Legalized Gaming Places in Reno Are Thronged From an Early Hour" "DOZENS CATER TO WOMEN" "Mayor Roberts, Survivor of the Old Days, Must Be 'On the Square'" See images for text here. A historic and first report on the legalization of gambling that would lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas Strip. I suspect this would be one of the few publications to report this event as other titles in our inventory did not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:08

$87.00
138165

MAHATAMA GANDHI Lord Irwin PACT Ratified - SALT MAKING India 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318983291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1931 * Gandhi-Irwin Pact ratified * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * India free to make their own salt The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI TRIUMPHANT AT INDIAN CONGRESS; WILL GO TO LONDON" "Truce With Viceroy Ratified, He Will Attend Parley With Party's Full Mandate" and more. (see) First report coverage on the ratification of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. 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, al... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:07

$39.00
138161

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight Welcome HOME 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318981394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" The front page has a two column headline: "CITY GREETS MISS EARHART; GIRL FLIER, SHY AND SMILING, SHARES PRAISE WITH MATES" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart's return to America after her famous airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:03

$56.00
138159

Early AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Prohibition Era Gangland Gangster War 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485344124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1928 * Early Al Capone report * Chicago gangster war * Alcohol - beer - prohibition era Page 21 has small one column headings that include: ""Liquor Empire" Revealed "Capone Caused Uale Murder to Aid Huge Alcohol Plan, Police Hold" "Capone To Be Questioned" and more. (see) Reporting on Capone this early are somewhat rare, prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, li... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:01

$46.00
138114

Best JOE DiMAGGIO 1st AL MVP Baseball MLB Award New York Yankees 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317559967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1939 * Joe DiMaggio wins his 1st MVP award * New York Yankees - Yankee Clipper * MLB baseball - Best title to have in ? The sport's section (page 31) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Voted Most Valuable Player in American League" with subheads that include: "YANKS' OUTFIELDER WINS ON 280 POINTS" "Foxx Next, Feller Third" and more. (see) Also a very nice action photo of DiMaggio. 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 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a hi... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2015 15:14

$77.00
138105

BABE RUTH New York Yankees & Claire Hodgson ENGAGEMENT 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317548164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1929 * George Herman Babe Ruth * Claire Merritt Hodgson * Engagement Page 31 has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth to Marry Mrs. Claire Hodgson; He and Former Actress Get License Here" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially this topic. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the pri... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2015 15:04

$34.00
138104

Best FITCHBURG MASSACHUSETTS World War Memorial Statue Dedication 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317546511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 12, 1928 * World War I Memorial statue dedication * Upper Common Park - Fitchburg, Massachusetts * Sculptor Henry Adams The front page has a nice banner headline that announces: "CITY PAYS HOMAGE TO ITS HERO DEAD" with subheads and photo of the World War memorial statue. First report coverage on the dedication of this World War I memorial statue in Upper Common Park in the center of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Of course only a Fitchburg publication would report this, one of a kind here ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2015 15:02

$39.00
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
138097

PENN STATE Nittany Lions Win College BOXING Team Championship 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317533193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's Section Only, March 17, 1935 * Penn State Nittany Lions * College boxing championship The front page of this section has a one column heading: "PENN STATE BOXERS GAIN COLLEGE TITLE" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the Penn State Nittany Lions winning the team championship in college boxing. Other sport's related news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2015 14:50

$26.00
138056

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Claire Hodgson WEDS Gets Married 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371483510099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 18, 1929 * Babe Ruth & Claire Hodgson marry (1st report) * New York Yankees opening day (rained out) * MLB baseball Page 31 has one column headings that include: "BABE RUTH MARRIED AS HUNDRED LOOK ON" "Early Morning Worshipers and Handful of Youngsters See Him Wed Mrs. Hodgson" and more with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the wedding of Babe Ruth and Claire Hodgson on what was supposed to be the opening day of the 1929 baseball season at Yankee Stadium. However rain canceled the game for that day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advert... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2015 15:16

$42.00
138051

DUCK HILL MS Mississippi Negroes Lynchings Bootjack McDaniels 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391316730566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 14, 1937. * Roosevelt Towns & Bootjack McDaniels Negro lynchings * Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi The back page has one column headings: "LYNCHERS TORTURE, BURN TWO NEGROES" "Mississippi Mob Takes Two Prisoners From Officers Outside of Court House" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Roosevelt Towns and Bootjack McDaniels at Duck Hill, Mississippi. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 cot... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2015 15:11

$42.00
138015

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Roosevelt Field Airplane CRASH Land 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314128951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1929 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * Roosevelt Field (Curtiss), Long Island * Airplane crash landing in mud * Herbert Hoover inauguration (day of) Page 7 has small one column headings: "Earhart Plane Upsets" "Noses Over and Cracks Blade as Woman Flier Lands on Muddy Field" (see) 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 15:18

$35.00
138014

Great HERBERT HOOVER Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481663224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 5, 1929 * President Herbert Clark Hoover * Inauguration - inaugural address The front page has a very nice banner headline: "HOOVER INAUGURATED BEFORE THRONG OF 50,000 IN RAIN; PLEDGES EFFORT TO ENFORCE LAWS, AID WORLD PEACE; PARTING WITH COOLIDGE IS CLIMAX OF DAY'S CEREMONY" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more inside with full page pictorial and text of the inaugural address. Loads of 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 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cott... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 15:16

$97.00
138001

SUMMER OLYMPICS Los Angeles CA California OPENING & Bonus Army 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314111503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1932. * Bonus Army - World War I veterans march * Washington D.C. camps * Los Angeles Olympics open (1st report) The front page has a three column headline: "BONUS STRAGGLERS 'MOPPED UP' BY TROOPS; 36 REDS SEIZED; GRAND JURY INQUIRY ON; HOOVER DENOUNCES ATTEMPT AT MOB RULE" with subheads. Much more inside with full page pictorial. Also on the front is a one column heading: "CURTIS TODAY OPENS THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN COLORFUL SCENE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 10) with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Com... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 14:59

$42.00
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
137973

REVENUE ACT OF 1932 Tax Rates Raised Herbert Hoover LAW SIGNING 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391313674541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1932 * Revenue Act of 1932 signed into law * Lead to the 1st Federal gas tax * President Herbert Hoover The front page has a three column headline: "PRESIDENT SIGNS $1,118,500,000 TAX BILL; SEES FINANCES NOW ON A 'SOUND BASIS'; DAWES QUITS THE RECONSTRUCTION BOARD" with subheads. First report coverage on the Revenue Act of 1932 signing by President Herbert Hoover. 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 th... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 09:07

$34.00
137968

MILLARD HOTEL FIRE Omaha Nebraska Firemen Firefighters DISASTER 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391313666812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1933 * Millard Hotel fire - Omaha, Nebraska * Firemen - firefighters disaster (1st report) Page 23 has one column headings: "7 FIREMEN KILLED IN OMAHA BLAZE" "22 Are Injured in Fighting Flames Which Destroy the Historic Millard Hotel" and more. (see) First report coverage on the Millard Hotel fire in Omaha, Nebraska in which 8 firemen perished. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, 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 rem... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 09:02

$40.00
137897

ROCKETS TO THE MOON Radio Communiation ? and NUREMBERG TRIAL Ends 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391312050803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1946 * Rocketing to the Moon ? * Placing a radio on it * Nuremberg trial ends This 100+ page newspaper has a two column headline on page E7 (inside, near the back): "A Rocket Radio for Earth-Moon Broadcasts Discussed as a Technical Possibility" with smaller subheads. (see) Coverage on a plan to send a rocket to the Moon and land a radio on it without smashing it. Other news of the day throughout shortly after World War II with report on the end of the Nuremberg Trial. Rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:33

$39.00
137894

Golfer BOBBY JONES Upset 19 Yr. Old Johnny Goodman U.S. Amateur 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391312047656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1929. * Golfer Bobby Jones beaten (notable upset) * Johnny Goodman of Omaha, Nebraska * United States Amateur Championship (1st round) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BOBBY JONES LOSES TO YOUNG NEBRASKAN IN BIG GOLF UPSET" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with banner headline: "Jones Loses to Goodman in Day of Sensational Upsets in U.S. Amateur Golf" & subheads, stats and photos. Loads of 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:30

$57.00
137860

Rare TALLAHASSEE FL Florida Capital Pre CIVIL WAR Antebellum 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371480252502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847 * Rare Southern title * Pre Civil War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years after she became a state, and 14 years before the Civil War. Mexican War reports on page 2: "Victory!!" "Latest from Vera Cruz and city Of Mexico. Prospects of Peace". Page 3 has a notice issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:56

$105.00
137856

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Acadia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371480250476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, May 21, 1842 A broadside "issue, being single sheet & printed on one side only. The front page has at the top: “Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia”, plus an engraving of a steamship “15 Days Later From Europe”, bringing news from China & India, Algiers, Spain & France, and “Miscellaneous Items” as well. Evenly toned, nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:52

$53.00
137813

BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig New York Yankees Shibe Park HOME RUNS 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391310923079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1930 * Babe Ruth * Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees * Shibe Park home runs * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 26) has a six column headline: "Three Homers Each For Ruth and Gehrig as Yanks Win Twice" with subheads that include: "RUTH HITS 3 MORE AS YANKS WIN TWO" "Now Has 12 Home Runs" "League Record Is Broken" and more. (see) Box scores included as well. 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... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2015 09:32

$38.00
137770

PAULINE BETZ ADDIE Wins Women's Singles WIMBLEDON Tennis Title 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476176835

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 7, 1946 * Pauline Betz Addie * The Championships, Wimbledon * Women's tennis singles title won The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "U.S. TAKES 4 TITLES AT WIMBLEDON; MISS BETZ A VICTOR" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on Pauline Betz winning her first and only Wimbledon Women's singles title. Incomplete issue containing the entire sport's section only with all 6 pages. Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2015 12:02

$23.00
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