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173720

ROGER "The Terrible" TOUHY Mobster Gangster Bootlegger CAPTURED 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693992805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Dec. 29, 1942 * Roger "The Terrible" Touhy Captured * Chicago mob boss & bootlegger The front page has a nice banner headline: "TOUHY TAKEN, TWO AIDS SLAIN" with subhead and photo. Nice for display. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:30

$52.00
173475

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312844476

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 July 12, 2019 09:44

$70.00
173472

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia LIFE SENTENCE 1992 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372688567393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, June 24, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's life sentence which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "LIFE" (see). Reporting with a few more related photos on pages 4 & 5. Complete with all 56 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:42

$68.00
173389

Great U.S. PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer Liquor Return 3 States1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309965274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1933 * Prohibition ending in America * Maryland, Minnesota & Colorado * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has a great banner headline: "29 STATES WET; 3 YESTERDAY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this in... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:28

$72.00
173352

Great U.S. PROHIBITION Wartime Act Voted BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1918 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309440517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 11, 1918 * U.S. prohibition beginning to take shape * Great headline for display The bold banner headline announces: "'BONE DRYS' WIN IN SENATE" with subheads. (see) This was actually the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act. As a bit of history, on Nov. 18, 1918, prior to ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, the U.S. Congress passed the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act, which banned the sale of alcoholic beverages having an alcohol content of greater than 2.75 percent. (This act, which was intended to save grain for the war effort, was passed after the armistice ending World War I was signed on November 11, 1918.) The Wartime Prohibition Act took effect June 30, 1919, with July 1, 191... See More  

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:23

$68.00
173661

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392317104127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The front page banner headline announces the coming end of Prohibition with: "BEER ENDS DRY ERA TONIGHT" with subheads. Great for display. A few related photos are on the back page. This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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, wi... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 08:34

$99.99
173100

ABE RELES Murder Inc. Hitman NYC Mobster Sings Like a Canary 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675547107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1940 * Abe Reles rats - Notorious Murder Inc. hitman * "The Canary Who Could Sing, But Couldn't Fly." The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RELES IS TELLING STORY OF MURDERS DONE BY HIS GANG" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Reles. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:05

$40.00
173023

LOUIS 'LEPKE' BUCHALTER Murder Inc. Mafia Mob Boss CONVICTION 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 21, 1939 * Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter guilty * Labor extortion charges - conviction * Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LEPKE CONVICTED, TO GET LIFE TERM; 2 OTHERS GUILTY" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 7 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 with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:35

$46.00
173019

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS GUINAN DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition, light toning on the front page, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:01

$52.00
172937

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Sentenced 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296826987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn sentenced * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "FIND GOLFER M'GURN GUILTY" with subheads. Nice for display. 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" - at... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:17

$88.00
172935

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670188001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. BEER TAX IS DEFEATED" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, th... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:16

$44.00
172933

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670187759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline that announces: "END DRY 'BURDEN' - ROOSEVELT" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoin... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:15

$52.00
172863

FRANK COSTELLO Mafia Gangster Mob Boss ARRESTED Gambling Taxes 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667939584

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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2019 14:23

$44.00
172672

LOUIS 'LEPKE' BUCHALTER Murder Inc. Mafia Mob Boss GUILTY VERDICT 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392289812956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 21, 1939 * Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter guilty * Federal narcotics trafficking charges * Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LEPKE IS CONVICTED IN NARCOTICS CASE; AIDE ALSO GUILTY" 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 with all 48 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 02, 2019 07:26

$46.00
172648

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392288593484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1930 * Herbert Hoover message to Congress (lengthy text) * Prohibition & the enforcement of the Dry Law The front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES CONGRESS TO REBUILD DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINERY; BACKS MESSAGE WITH BOARD'S REPORTS" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, Light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2019 15:08

$39.00
172530

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson Arizona Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284184160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1934 * John Dillinger & gang captured * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely * Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG FACING DEATH AS STATES ACT" with subhead. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. A few related photos and map are on the back page. Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape. 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 Gr... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:48

$87.00
172509

AL Scarface CAPONE Chicago Gangster Prison Release Chicago Return 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284008502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3 that include: "CAPONE IN CHICAGO REPORTS TO POLICE" "Police Tell Him He Will Be Arrested on Sight and Driven From City" and more. See images for 1st report coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. A little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:50

$42.00
172452

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Boss Beer Baron DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657288302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 26, 1947 * Al Capone death (1st report) * Chicago beer baron * Gangster - mob boss * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "AL CAPONE DIES IN FLORIDA" with subhead. Very nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 12 with 2 related photos. A printing crease slightly affects the continuation here. (see) Great to have in the famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Thirty-eight pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp along the last column of the front page, small binding holes along the spine, the mentioned crease on page 12, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:40

$425.00
172412

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Has Stroke Chicago Gangster Beer Boss Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279686004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1947 * Al 'Scarface' Capone has a stroke * Chicago beer baron * Gangster - mob boss * Best title to be had The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Rallies After Stroke in Florida Home" Photo of Capone on page 2. (see) He would die a few days later. Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, rare as such. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:17

$52.00
172317

GARRETTSVILLE OHIO Gangster Alvin Karpis Barker Gang TRAIN Robbery1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653719964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 8, 1935 * Garrettsville, Ohio train robbery * Gangster Alvin Karpis - Ma Barker gang The front page has a one column heading: "Bandits Raid Mail Train and Seize $46,000" Karpis was member of the Ma Barker Gang, and was Public Enemy No. 1 at the time. Thirty-two pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the bottom margin, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: In November, 1935, Alvin Karpis robbed a train in Garrettsville. Karpis was a member of Ma Barker's gang, and was assisted in the robbery by gang member Harry Campbell and at least one other accomplice. Karpis and his gang stole $30,000, and obtained a private airplane to escape to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Karpis was even... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:10

$38.00
172211

Best JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT Escape1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650192146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 24, 1934. * John Dillinger shootout & escape (1st report) * Little Bohemia Lodge resort - Wisconsin * Gang hunted in the upper Midwest w/ photos The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "DILLINGER SHOOTS WAY CLEAR" with subheads that include "THREE OF GANG BEST OFFICERS IN GUN BATTLE" and more. Great for display. More on page 2 with related map. Eight related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the famous John Dillinger shootout escape 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 m... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:06

$435.00
172164

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Conviction SENTENCED Mafia Genovese 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274473666

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, June 19, 1936 * Lucky Luciano luck ends * New York City gangster sentenced * Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "LUCIANO, GOTHAM VICE LORD, GETS 30 TO 50 YEARS" with subhead and photo. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has reporting of the upcoming fight between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling with banner headline. (see) They would fight on this day and Schmeling would pull off the upset. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:54

$47.00
172136

JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago ? w/ LETTER to His Father 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648219158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * On the run in Chicago ? * Letter to his father The back page has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER IS ALIVE HIS FATHER ASSERTS" "Farmer Shows Letter From Bandit, Dated 3 Weeks Ago, Saying He Is 'All Right'" "Ridicules Death Stories" and more (see images) The text includes a letter to his father which is signed in type: "JOHNNIE" Also mention that Dillinger was at a recent Chicago Cubs baseball game. He would be assassinated less than a month later in Chicago. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects mentioned report, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:52

$50.00
172134

JOHN HAMILTON Bank Robber & Dillinger Gang Criminal BODY FOUND 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648218292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On ... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:51

$40.00
172124

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Returns home after 1st American visit * Mobster - crime boss Lucky Luciano trial The front page has a column heading: "HINDENBURG HOME AFTER RECORD TRIP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with related map. Another one column heading on the front page reads: "VICE RING 'SEIZURE' IS LAID TO LUCANIA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:46

$40.00
172122

PROHIBITION ENDING Iowa BEER Bill Liquor Returning Returns 1933 Omaha Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, April 18, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ending * Beer - liquor returning The front page has a nice banner headline: "REPORT SENATE BEER TIE" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:45

$45.00
172078

G-MEN Head MELVIN PURVIS John Dillinger Fame RESIGNS F.B.I. Agent 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392271496086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1935 * Melvin Purvis resigns * John Dillinger's nemesis * FBI agent - G-Men The back page has one column headings: "PURVIS RESIGNS AS G-MAN LEADER" "Head of Chicago Bureau Says He Is Quitting for 'Purely Personal' Reasons" "NEMESIS OF DILLINGER" and more with photo of Purvis. (see) First report coverage on the resignation of famous G-Man head Melvin Purvis. 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 page, 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:49

$60.00
171998

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Safe Return ? Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643469270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 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: "LINDYS TOLD 'BABY IS WELL'" and subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. A great curiosity headline for display here. Also a coincidence that this publication made a similar error in it's front page headline 16 years later with the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue. The baby was dead for over a month at the time. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "ra... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:06

$52.00
171994

JOE MASSERIA "The Boss" Genovese Crime Family Mafia ASSASSINATION 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643467664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1931 * Giuseppe 'Joe The Boss' Masseria * Genovese crime family mob boss founder * Assassination - murder (1st report) The front page has one column headings: "RACKET CHIEF SLAIN BY GANGSTER GUNFIRE" "Giuseppe Masseria, Known as Joe the Boss, Shot Mysteriously in Coney Island Cafe" "BIGGER THAN AL CAPONE" and more. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of early Mafia boss, Joe Masseria in New York City. 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:04

$82.00
171993

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270121622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a six column headline: "DEMOCRATS PLEDGE PARTY TO REPEAL OF THE DRY LAW AND QUICK MODIFICATION TO LEGALIZE BEER, 934 3/4 - 213 3/4; PLANK AGAINST WAR DEBT CANCELLATION IS SUBMITTED" with many subheads. 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 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 v... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:03

$40.00
171990

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Boss SHOT & Fred 'Killer' Burke 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643466320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster * Fred 'Killer' Burke gets life The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CLEAN-UP OF DIAMOND GANG ORDERED BY THE GOVERNOR; WOUNDED LEADER IS DYING" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Also on the front page is a two column heading: "'Killer' Burke Gets Life Term in Michigan On Pleading Guilty to Slaying Policeman" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:02

$48.00
171968

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392269575753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRY ADMITS HOME BREW CAN BE MADE" with subheads. Full page advertisement for Buick is on page 11. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 01, 2019 14:12

$38.00
171885

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish Gangster & Bootlegger Arrested in Germany 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372638307386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond arrested in Germany * 1st East to West Atlantic Ocean flight (more difficult) * Dieudonne Costes & Marice Bellonte * Europe to United States in airplane (1st time) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Germans Seize 'Legs' Diamond After Expulsion From Belgium" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also a three column headline: "COSTE IS NEARING THE AMERICAN COAST, GOING 100 MILES AN HOUR, AIDED BY WIND; SWERVES SOUTH, DUE HERE THIS EVENING" with many subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2019 15:02

$40.00
171777

Best MARLON BRANDO Hollywood Movie Film Actor Director DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 2004 * Marlon Brando death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "On The Waterfront" "The Godfather" * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a 2 column head: "A Hollywood Iconoclast Who Transformed the Art of Acting" "Marlon Brando - 1924-2004" with 3 photos of him. The article carries over to take all of pages 26-27 and also has a nice article on him on the ftpg. of section E. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete Sections A and E only with 54 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$92.00
171776

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Goes To Prison for 11 Years 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1932 * Al Capone gets 11 year term * Tax evasion - last chance denied * Chicago gangster boss The front page has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE BOUND FOR ATLANTA PRISON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al Capone's last day of freedom as he is on his way to the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$45.00
171771

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The front page has one column headings that include: "DIAMOND PENNILESS; WIDOW SEEKS FUNDS TO BURY GANGSTER" "Murder of Man, Pictured as Gang Chief Though Only Hireling, Causes Hardly a Ripple" and more. (see) Coverage on the assassination of New York City gangster, Jack 'Legs' Diamond. Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:35

$42.00
171762

Gangsters BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Founder & Abe Bernstein to NYC 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264051404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1940 * Bugsy Siegel comes to NYC * Gangsters - Mafia * Hitman Abe Bernstein The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GUNMEN IMPORTED TO BALK INQUIRY, O'DWYER DECLARES" with subheads that inlcude: "'Ace Trigger Man' of Detroit Reported Here with Lepke Aide to Silence Witnesses" Early coverage on famous gangster, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, prior to his Las Vegas, Nevada venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:30

$42.00
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Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago POST Little Bohemia Lodge 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago ? * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Best title to be had (rare as such) The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Hunt Takes a Turn on High Seas" Related photo on the back page. (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 with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for i... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:29

$67.00
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Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633290763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * To free Harry Pierpont in jail ? The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Bolster Pierpont's Guard; Fear New Dillinger Jail Raid" Related photo is on the back page. (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 with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condi... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:10

$44.00
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PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning 18th Amendment Repeal 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263647237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1933 * Prohibition in U.S. ending * 18th Amendment repeal The front page has a one column heading: "END PROHIBITION DEC. 5; LIQUOR IS FLOWING NOW" with subhead. (see) More on page 4. 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 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spin... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 14:56

$57.00
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JOHN DILLINGER Visits Mooresville Indiana & Pana IL Bank Robbery 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632424104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 20, 1934 * John Dillinger - bank robber * Mooresville, Indiana The front page has a two column headline: "Mooresville Is Pro-Dillinger, John's Trip Home Discloses" with subhead. (see) Interesting reporting here. (see) He would be killed in Chicago a few months later. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:08

$44.00
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Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631656330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "HEALTH OFFICIAL AIDED DILLINGER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on John Dillinger being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality e... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:01

$38.00
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AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prohibition Volstead Act BEER Indictment 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has a one column heading: "JURORS INDICT CAPONE, 68 AIDS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:35

$62.00
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ROGER TOUHY Mobster Gangster Stateville Prison ESCAPE 1942 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372627493670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 10, 1942 * Roger Touhy escapes prison * Chicago mob boss & bootlegger * Stateville haunted prison * Best title to be had ? rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "HUNT SEVEN IN TOUHY ESCAPE" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on pages 6 & 7 with related map and photos. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether han... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:27

$77.00
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HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. 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 subscript... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:26

$39.00
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Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258055516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "JOHN DILLINGER PAROLE UNDER FIRE OF JURORS" with subhead. Three related photos are on the back page. This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. 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 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:34

$67.00
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Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Tax Evasion Acquittal 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625573216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer acquitted * Jewish-American gangster tax evasion trial The top of the front page has two column headline: "SHULTZ IS FREED; JUDGE EXCORIATES JURY OF FARMERS" with a subheads. (see) Lengthy first report continues inside. 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 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:31

$44.00
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CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622281880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping * Harlem Negro mobster leader The front page has a one column heading: "RICH NEGRO SEIZED FOR $50,000 RANSOM" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Casper Holstein was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance. He, along with his occasional rival Stephanie St. Clair, was responsible for bringing back illegal gambling to the neighborhood after an eight-year absence following the conviction of Peter H. Matthews in 1915. Holstein became known as the "Bolito King".

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:43

$40.00
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Rare BONNIE & CLYDE Parker & Barrow Texas PRISON ESCAPE Gunfight 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620374438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Texas prison escape and gunfight One of the more notable events in the infamous career of Bonnie & Clyde was the daring prison break at the Eastham State Prison in Texas. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "HOUND TRAILS FLEEING FELON; OTHERWS ESCAPE" with subhead. (see) Rarely reported in period newspapers prior to their deaths. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition, a few small binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:38

$67.00
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Best Gangster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial START1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615778581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 7, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial begins * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a six column headline on the beginning of the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. to Begin Its Capone Evidence Today" with related subheads. More on page 3 with related illustration. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in t... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:43

$98.00
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