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159874

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167526708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 17, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition * Senate votes to repeal - 21st Amendment The front page has a two column heading: "SENATE ADOPTS PLAN TO REPEAL DRY LAW BY 63 TO 23 MAJORITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States Senate approving the repeal of prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:03

$57.00
159870

GERALD CHAPMAN Prohibition Era Gangster CONVICTED Death Sentence 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167520649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1925 * Gerald Chapman convicted - death sentence * Count of Gramercy Park - gentleman bandit * Prohibition era outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN CONVICTED, SENTENCED TO DEATH; HIS NERVE UNBROKEN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:53

$42.00
159862

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167507255

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AS BEER FLOWS IN, THE REPEAL FIGHT GROWS" with subhead, related photo and map. (see) 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. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:29

$92.00
159822

BABE RUTH New York Yankees "The Bellyache Heard Round the World" 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945536140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1925 * Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery ? * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of page 10 has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Resting Well After Operation; Will Be Out of Game Two More Weeks" (see) Coverage on the famous surgery for reasons not officially known at the start of the 1925 baseball season. Nice to have in this title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, light toning, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: During spring training in 1925, Ruth fell ill, and returned to New York for what was reported as stomach surgery. Ruth's ailment was dubbed "the bellyache heard r... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:17

$42.00
159704

Gangsters CHICAGO PUBLIC ENEMIES Al Capone & Bugs Moran LIST 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163975721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 24, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * George 'Bugs' Moran & more * Gangster era original This 52 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3 that include: "LISTS 28 GANGSTERS AS PUBLIC ENEMIES" "Chicago Commission Names Capone, Moran, Diamond and Saltis Among Others" "POLICE TO HARASS THEM" and more. (see) Coverage on a list made by Chicago officials trying to intimidate local gangsters including Al Capone. This was one the first time the word "Public Enemy" was used. John Dillinger was considered the 1st public enemy but not until 1934. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:15

$57.00
159627

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Conviction SENTENCED Mafia Genovese 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941545254

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 18, 1936 * Lucky Luciano luck ends * New York City gangster sentenced Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Luciano Gets 30 to 50 Years; Vice Ring Head". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:52

$47.00
159619

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941540507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1st report) * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The top of the front page has a three line, two column headline announcing one of the more infamous events of the gangster era: "7 CHICAGO GANGSTERS SLAIN BY FIRING SQUAD OF RIVALS, SOME IN POLICE UNIFORMS". Subheads include: "Victims Lined Up In Row" "Hands Up, Faces to Wall of Garage Rendezvous, They Are Mowed Down" "All Took It For A Raid" "Four Machine Gun Executioners, Wearing Badges, Made Swift Escape in Automobile" "Moran's Staff Wiped Out" and more. The report carries over to page 2 offering much detail of the event. This is one of the most infamous of all the... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:39

$655.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159377

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Gangster War Murder Attempt w/ Tommy Guns 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936499525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1926 * Mob boss Al Capone assassination attempt * Tommy machine gun drive by * Chicago Gangster Wars Page 15 has a small and somewhat discrete one column headings: "2 SHOT IN 'SCARFACE'S' INN" "Hit as Machine Guns in Autos Spatter Cicero (ill.) Hotel" First report coverage on the assassination attempt on Al 'Scarface' Capone by enemy gangsters, probably lead by Hymie Weiss who would be murdered a few weeks later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the 1926 Miami hurricane. Complete with all 60 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:00

$42.00
159375

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372152174542

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 16, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'All Rot,' Reply of Police to Charge of Dry Official That Officers Killed Seven" with subhead. (see ) Coverage continues inside with 2 rare related photos. Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2017 14:56

$67.00
159339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935759261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, 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 front page has a two column headline: "Barrow Trail Leads to Neches River Bottoms As Search Is Narrowed" Interesting coverage continues inside. Rarely reported in period newspapers prior to their deaths, but likely appearing here being a Texas title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:37

$220.00
159698

JOHN DILLINGER GANG ? Pana Illinois Bank Robbery Holdup 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372163964521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1934 * John Dillinger gang ? * Pana, Illinois bank robbery The top of the back page has a one column heading: "$27,629 BANK RAID LAID TO DILLINGER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a bank holdup at Pana, Illinois. I cannot find anything online that connects Dillinger to this robbery, so was it him ? 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 t... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2017 14:54

$37.00
159697

MOOONSHINERS STILLS United States Prohibition Seizures w/ Map 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372163952087

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 3, 1931 * The seizure of moonshiner's stills * United States prohibition era * The Great Depression Page 2 of this section has a three column diagram of the United States with heading: "Crusaders' Map Of Year's Still Seizures" Also a one column heading: "SAY DRY AREAS LEAD IN CAPTURED STILLS" with subheads. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2017 14:34

$44.99
159189

1st Ever ARMORED TRUCK Holdup Robbery FLATHEADS GANG Genovese 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928726708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1927 * 1st Armored Truck Robbery in U.S. * Flatheads gang The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BANDITS DYNAMITE ARMORED PAY CAR AND TAKE $104,250" 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Flatheads, also known as Flatheads Family or The Flathead Gang, is a criminal organization currently operating in four cities: New York City, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Detroit presumably as part of the Genovese crime family. The Flatheads fi... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:52

$42.00
159152

ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN Jewish Mob Kingpin & Gambler "The Brain" SHOT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928086278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot in NYC (1st report) * Notorious gambler and gangster chief The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ROTHSTEIN, GAMBLER, MYSTERIOUSLY SHOT; REFUSES TO TALK" (see) First report coverage on the shooting of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler, before he was pronounced dead. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 16, 2017 15:32

$57.00
159066

BONNIE AND CLYDE Outlaws Gang Pre Killed by Police TIPSTERS ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136452397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Ot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:32

$47.00
158981

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924171635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAWS UPHELD IN UNANIMOUS VIEW OF SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 6. 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 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:39

$45.00
158930

JOHN SCALISE Al 'Scarface' Capone Hitman Chicago Outfit MURDER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131366178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1929 * John Scalise assassination * Al Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit Page 28 has one column headings: "Chicago Police Divide On Cause Of 3 Killings" "Rich Liquor and Vice Profits Believed Responsible by One Side--Stege Sticks to Gang War View" First report coverage on the assassination of three members of the Chicago Outfit including hitman John Scalise. wikipedia notes: In the early morning hours of May 8, 1929, the bodies of John Scalise, Albert Anselmi, and Joseph Giunta were discovered on a lonely road near Hammond, Indiana. All three had been severely beaten and shot to death. One of Scalise’s gunshot wounds had torn off the pinky finger of his lef... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158883

Rare BONNIE & CLYDE Bandits Okabena MN Minnesota BANK ROBBERY 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131129488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1933 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Okabena, Minnesota bank robbery * Rare & early report on this infamous duo The top of the back page has a fascinating article which would seem rather mundane for the time, until a little investigation is done. The article is headed: "Two Girls Help Men rob Minnesota Bank; Town Raked by Machine-Gun Shots in Escape" and begins: "Two young women and two men bearing sub-machine guns robbed a bank of $2,500 today...scattering shots down the main street as they fled..." with much more detail. This robbery was reportedly committed by the infamous Bonnie & Clyde, (see Wikipedia) which if true would be the earliest report of their robber... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:50

$65.00
158846

Original 1919 VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130523620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SENATE OVERRIDES PROHIBITION VETO BY VOTE OF 65 TO 20" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the House overriding the president's veto of the Volstead Act. This is a very significant issue reporting an event which would lead America into a very tumultuous, crime-ridden era. 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, address label in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:21

$67.00
158842

Original 1947 Benjamin BUGSY SIEGEL Flamingo Club Gangster Mobster ASSASSINATION


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130520634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 21, 1947 * Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel assassination (1st report) * Flamingo Club, Las Vegas, Nevada A one column article near the bottom of the ftpg. is headed: "Ex-Public Enemy Slayed At Home By Gang Bullets". (see) First report coverage on the assassination of famous gangster/racketeer Bugsy Siegel. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:16

$62.00
158788

CHICAGO GANGLAND Public Enemies Gangsters Al Capone DEFEATED 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129601073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1931 * Chicago gangsters defeated * Al 'Scarface' Capone & more * Gangland - public enemies Page 5 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANGSTERS DECLARED BEATEN" with subheads. (see) 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. Nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:34

$38.00
158703

WILLIS-CAMPBELL ACT Prohibition Anti Beer Alcohol SIGNED into Law 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918904982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1921 * Willis-Campbell Act signed into law * Prohibition - anti alcohol - beer Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "President Signs Anti-Beer Measure; Doctors Lose Right to Prescribe Beer" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: The Willis–Campbell Act of 1921 prohibited doctors from prescribing beer or liquor as a “drug” to treat ailments. The Act kept in force all anti-liquor tax laws that had been in place prior to the passage of the Volstead Act in 1919, giving authorities the right... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:57

$40.00
158536

Early Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE William McSwiggin Murder 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915964999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1926 * Early Al "Scarface" Capone (Caponi) * William McSwiggin murder * Gangland - gangster war The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHICAGO POLICE LAY M'SWIGGIN KILLING TO NEW YORK GUNMEN" with subheads. (see) Notice how they spelled Capone's last name here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:30

$42.00
158400

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran Gangsters Funerals 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116232166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1929 * re. St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone Page 31 has one column headings: "QUESTION POLICE ON GANG MURDER" "Chicago Authorities Make 255 Detectives Account for Their Doings in Fatal Hour" "Victims Buried Simply" and more. See images for text here. Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, some residue along the spine from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:33

$45.00
158388

Rare PRO-PROHIBITION Anti Beer Liquor Alcohol 1884 Chicago Illinois Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116219868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 14, 1885 * Rare title A prohibition newspaper which railed against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:19

$34.00
158301

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912397022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR COMMITS NO CRIME, THE SUPREME COURT RULES IN TEST CASE; MODIFIED JONES LAW REPORTED TO HOUSE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:44

$40.00
158196

SCARFACE AL CAPONE Antonio Lombardo MURDER Chicago Gangland War 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372108913686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1928 * Antonio Lombardo assassination (1st report) * "Scarface" Al Capone * Chicago gangland war Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Capone Aide Slain at Chicago's Busiest Corner; Killing May Be Linked to Uale Murder Here" First report coverage on the assassination of Antonio Lombardo, advisor to Al Capone. Uncommon to fine gangland reports prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre which took place about 5 months later as a retaliation to this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a few small binding slits along the spin, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:42

$47.00
158112

FRANKIE YALE Uale Gangster ASSASSINATION Al "Sacrface" Capone 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107916259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination (1st report) * Gangster - gangland wars of the 1920's The front page has one column headings that include: "GANGSTER SHOT DEAD IN DAYLIGHT ATTACK" "Frank Uale Dies in Pistol Fight With Four Gunmen as He Drives in Brooklyn" "BULLETS ROUT BYSTANDERS" and more (see). First report coverage on the assassination of gangster Frankie Yale (Uale). He was a associate of Al Capone. 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 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:12

$52.00
158065

Rare CLYDE BARROW Texas Enemy # 1 & Raymond Hamilton PHOTOS 1934 TX Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106939215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, January 24, 1934 * Outlaw Clyde Barrow photo * Bonnie and Clyde fame The front page has two, one column photos of Clyde Barrow & Raymond Hamilton with caption: "Texas' Enemies Nos. 1 and 2" and text that includes: "The daring of Clyde Barrow, last of the Bloody Barrows of West Dallas slum fame...." Rare to find period photos of Barrow prior to his death. Probably not found in non-Texas newspapers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:14

$220.00
158048

Early AL "SCARFACE CAPONE Genna Brothers Chicago Gangster War 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907988354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1925 * Early Al Capone report * Genna Brothers crime family * Chicago gangster war The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "2 CHICAGO OFFICERS SLAIN FIGHTING GANG" with subheads that include: "A Third Policeman Is Badly Wounded and One of the Gennas Shot to Death" and more. (see) Coverage on Genna Brothers and a rare mention of Al Capone almost four years prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:37

$42.00
157887

GREAT MOLASSES FLOOD Boston Storage Tank Collapse Disaster 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904110081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1919 * Great Molasses Flood disaster * Eve of prohibition ratification One column headings on page 6 note: "12 KILLED WHEN TANK OF MOLASSES EXPLODES" "Huge Sheets of Steel, Hurled Through Air, Destroy Structures on Boston Waterfront" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, typical browning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:11

$67.00
157884

Gangster AL CAPONE Scarface ENTERS JAIL for Yr. on Weapons Charge 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904107259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1929 * Al "Scarface" Capone * Chicago Beer baron * Enters Jail for 1 year * Avoids murder for hire The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE ENTERS JAIL TO SERVE ONE YEAR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues 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 40 pages, la little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:06

$62.00
157883

U.S. PROHIBITION New York State Assembly Vote - No BEER Liquor 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904106623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1919 * U.S. prohibition in New York state * No beer - liquor - alcohol The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ASSEMBLY ADOPTS 'DRY' AMENDMENT, 81 VOTES TO 66" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the fight towards prohibition in the state of New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:04

$40.00
157847

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100121966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1919 * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NATION VOTED DRY; 38 STATES ADOPT THE AMENDMENT" with subheadS. (see) First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, even toning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:23

$67.00
157698

DEAN O'BANION Chicago Gangster Mobster Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093803078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1924 * Dion O'Banion assassination (1st report) * Chicago mobster - bootlegger - racketeer * North Side Gang leader The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "BEER-RUNNING 'KING' IS SLAIN IN CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago mob boss Dean O'Banion. This is early for Chicago mob news prior to Al Capone becoming a nationally known figure. 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, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:34

$48.00
157688

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899256330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 19 1917 * America prohibition adopted * House approves with vote The front page has a one column heading: "PROHIBITION ISSUE NOW UP TO STATES" with subhead. (see) This is coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:17

$52.00
157682

Pre UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Prelude ? Beer Supply Running Out ? 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899249071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1919 * Prelude to Prohibition in the United States ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BEER SUPPLY OF NATION IS RUNNING LOW" with subheads. (see) Prohibition would be the hot topic for the next year or so. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:03

$42.00
157636

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896851282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1933. * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The top of the front page has a 3 line, 4 column headline: "HOUSE VOTES DRY LAW REPEAL 289-121; STATES BEGIN MOVE FOR RATIFICATION" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the impending end of prohibition with much more on pages 10 & 11. Other news, sports and advertisements of day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather tha... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:29

$62.00
157634

CHICAGO GANGS WAR Begins James Big Jim Colosimo Assassination 1920 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896847614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1920 * "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster * Al Capone comes to Chicago * Gangland war begins Page 2 has an article: "James Colosimo Slain At Restaurant Door" "Chicago Underworld Character Is Shot Dead by an Unknown Person" with various details. This was James "Big Jim" of "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, who was one of the early Chicago mob bosses and the first to organize the various parts of the Chicago crime network. It was he who brought his nephew John "The Fox" Torrio to Chicago from Brooklyn to be his second in command, and Torrio in turn brought his old Brooklyn lieutenant, Al Capone, to Chicago to work as a bartender & bouncer. When Prohibition we... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:22

$75.00
157420

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Alabama 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081783560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Alabama & Arkansas * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "REPEAL WINS IN ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS BY 3 TO 2; LARGE WET VOTE IN CITIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Alabama and Arkansas ratifying the repeal of prohibition. 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 remain very white & sturdy i... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 14:55

$52.00
157409

DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster Mobster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891672926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1928 * Diamond Joe Esposito assassination * Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster Page 19 has a one column heading: "FIND ALIBIS FALSE IN CHICAGO KILLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss. 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 remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:42

$36.00
157339

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt of Court Trial Begins w/ Photo 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890523339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial starts w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE PUT ON TRIAL; COURT ROOM GUARDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Capone. He would be found guilty and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. 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 & s... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:24

$46.00
156974

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882411408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun Page 3 has a one column heading: "GANG RIDE INVENTOR DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:20

$47.00
156926

Vincent MAD DOG COLL Gangster Mobster Hitman CAPTURED 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881697516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1931 * Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll gang captured * American mobster hitman * Dutch Shultz mob war The front page has a two column headline: "COLL SEIZED WITH HIS GANG; IDENTIFIED AS BABY KILLER; 6 TAKEN IN BATTLE UPSATE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the capture of New York mobster Mad Dog Coll. Lengthy text continues on page 3 with 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 44 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:16

$37.00
156888

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron SHOT Assassination 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881648196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot * Early report as he was not officially dead yet A one column headline on the front page announces: "DUTCH SHULTZ, THREE HENCHMEN ARE SHOT DOWN" "Former Beer Baron Dying From Several Machine Gun Wounds" "New Gang Pulls Surprise in Newark, N. J., Saloon Early Today" and more with one column photo of Shultz. (see) Complete in 22 pages and in uncommonly nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:06

$53.00
156805

Best PULP FICTION Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063656201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 14, 1994 * Best "Pulp Fiction" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Quentin Taratino - John Travolta A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Pulp Fiction" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 12:59

$82.00
156790

Best THE GODFATHER PART III Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063611168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 25, 1990 * Best "The Godfather Part III" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Francis Ford Coppola - Al Pacino A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Godfather Part III" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 12:15

$92.00
156784

Best GOODFELLAS Mafia Crime Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063600344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 19, 1990 * Best "Goddfellas" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Martin Scorsese - crime - mobsters - mafia A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Goodfellas" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of col... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 12:04

$92.00
156587

OL' RIP THE HORNED TOAD Eastland TX Texas Courthouse Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875036190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1929 * Ol' Rip the Horned Toad death - lizard * Eastland, Texas Courthouse - entombed animal * Chicago gangland wars - gangsters - underworld The front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Toad That Set Scientists By the Ears Dies in Texas" (see) Page 16 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANG WARS KILL 125 IN 9 YEARS" with subheads. (see) This was less than a month away from the infamous St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 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 remai... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2017 13:48

$45.00
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