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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
157881

PROHIBITION MADE OFFICIAL No More Beer Liquor - Alcohol Banned 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904103233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1919 * Prohibition becomes official * Beer & liquor banned On January 29 the 18th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified when Nebraska agrees to the Prohibition measures. Prohibition of alcohol throughout the United States will come into effect January 16, 1920. This front page has a 3 line, 1 column heading announcing this historic event: "'DRY' AMENDMENT PROCLAIMED PART OF CONSTITUTION" with subheads: "State Department Notifies Nation of Adoption as Fundamental Law" "In Effect Jan. 16 Next" "New York and Vermont Finally Pass Resolution for Ratification" & more. This is a very significant issue reporting an event which would lead America into a very tumultu... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2017 12:57

$88.00
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
157621

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Women Temperance 1900 Jefferson Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896822232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE TRIBUNE, Jefferson, Ohio, March 1, 1900 * Rare title The masthead has a banner of the: "Non-Partisan National W.C.T.U." (Women's Christian Temperance Union) focused on the elimination of alcohol from society. This organization still exists today (see hyperlink). This issue features a lengthy biography of its first national president (recently died) including a ftpg. photo of her. A rare, semi-monthly publication, 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:39

$57.00
157562

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Gangster Indicted For Tax Evasion MAFIA 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895481662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion indictment * 1st report - the beginning of the end Page 4 has one column headlines on that include: "CAPONE IS INDICTED IN INCOME TAX CASE" "Gangster Surrenders and Posts Bail on Charge of Evening Payment of $215,080" "FACES FIVE-YEAR TERM" and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given t... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2017 14:01

$72.00
158033

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


eBay Auction Item # 372106662705

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 October 23, 2017 09:31

$37.00
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
157992

Early & Rare AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Gangster War Chicago Gangland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391905925219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1927 * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone report * Chicago gangland war strengthens * Police outgunned Page 31 has one column headings that include: "CHICAGO GANGSTERS SEIZED IN NEW WAR" "Two Killers Wait in Courtroom for "Scarface" Capone, but He Fails to Appear" and more. (see) Reports mentioning Capone this early are very rare, more than a year prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Nice reporting near the beginning of the Chicago gangster wars. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2017 07:09

$37.00
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
157900

SCARFACE AL CAPONE Antonio Lombardo MURDER Chicago Gangland War 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391904518868

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 October 18, 2017 07:36

$39.99
157859

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION State by State Duty to Enforce Statute 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391903824648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Special Features (Section 9) only, July 28, 1929 * United States Prohibition * State by state & the Constitution The front page of this section has a banner headline: "THE STATES DUTY UNDER PROHIBITION; Senator Borah Holds That, Although a State Cannot Be Mandamused to Pass or Enforce a Statute, It Has a Legal and Moral Obligation to Support the Mandates of the United States Constitution" with related illustration. (see) Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Complete special features section (Sec. 9) only with all 18 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2017 07:42

$37.00
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
156936

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067470121

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

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:39

$39.00
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
155175

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Temperance 1886 Camden New Jersey NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828340570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886 * Rare title Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before. Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 27, 2017 11:09

$36.00
156291

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044986248

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, rag edition in nice condition. Great for display.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:05

$87.00
156110

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037945607

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. In 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, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:39

$37.00
155965

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION & President Woodrow Wilson's Views 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030726260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, March 3, 1929 * United States Prohibition * President Woodrow Wilson The front page of this section 9 only has a nice banner headline: "NEW LIGHT ON WILSON AND PROHIBITION" with banner subhead and illustration of Woodrow Wilson. Lengthy text on Wilson's view of the current prohibition law in America. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins with a few small tears, generally good.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:43

$38.00
155953

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853140212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 August 30, 2017 15:13

$89.00
155927

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027610874

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 August 27, 2017 15:42

$40.00
155903

BONNIE AND CLYDE "Cigar Smoking" ? Atchison Kansas Bank Robbery 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027152894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1934 * Atchison, Kansas bank robbery * Bonnie and Clyde involved ? * Rare mention of "cigar smoking" woman The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "ROB KANSAS BANKS, SHOOT POLICE OFFICER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a bank robbery in Atchison, Kansas. At the time it was believed that criminals involved were the infamous Bonnie and Clyde as the article ends with: "Unverified reports that a woman puffing a cigar has been seen in a hotel here this morning, led to a police theory that the leader of the hold-up might have been Clyde Barrow, notorious bank robber and killer, whose companion is Bonnie Parker, cigar-smoking gunwoman". History sho... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:25

$52.00
155450

MUSKEGON MICHIGAN George 'Dutch' Anderson Gangster Shootout DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838773341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 2, 1925 * George "Dutch" Anderson killed * Prohibition era criminal * Gerald Chapman comrade The front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN'S PAL SLAIN IN FIGHT" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the gunfight between police and Anderson at Muskegon, Michigan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 12, 2017 14:15

$38.00
155163

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial w/ Transcripts & Baseball 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996249994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Tax evasion trial w/ transcripts * World Series of baseball Page 4 has a one column heading: "LAVISH CAPONE LIFE AND $5 TIPS BARED" with subheads. (see) Includes trial transcripts from the day before. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 15:20

$37.00
155126

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Chicago Police ? AL CAPONE Bugs Moran1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827560416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * Chicago gangster war This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "CHICAGO OFFICIAL SAW SLAYERS IN CAR" "Noted Two in Police Uniforms and Three Others in Auto Like Detective Bureau's" "WAS NEAR MASSACRE SCENE" "Drinkers Are Blamed For Gang Murders" and more (see photos). Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:42

$49.00
154865

VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391817349317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The front page has a one column heading: "HOUSE, 176 TO 55, OVERRIDES VETO OF PROHIBITION BILL" 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, small library stamp within masthead, generally in nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2017 14:45

$62.00
154757

PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Beer 1915 Westerville Ohio Temperance Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813880466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW REPUBLIC, Westerville, Ohio, January 29, 1915 An interesting Prohibition newspaper from early in the 20th century. The content within these four pages has an overwhelming bias against the sale of alcohol in all forms. The ftpg. has: "Montana Is Asking Saloon Banishment" "Probe to be Made of Excise Scandal" "New Jersey Fight Is On" and more inside. Four pages, light browning, some margin wear with margin tears, partially loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:26

$34.00
154631

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809276173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 17, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The to of the front page has a two column headline re. the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre: "DRY CLEANING AND MAN HUNT ON IN CHICAGO" with subheads. (see). Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 08, 2017 08:10

$40.00
154513

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969239365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 24, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "MACHINE GUNS KILL AIELLO, EX-VICE LORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and a minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 14:52

$88.00
154472

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968903049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The front page has one column heads reporting on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre, including: "CHICAGO MOBILIZES POLICE FOR DRY WAR", "Chief, Linking Liquor With the Killing of Seven, Orders Men to 'Get the Murderers'", "Charge Against Police Is Also Sifted, but Moran, Leader of Gang, Cannot Fix Blame" and more (see). Some additional reporting on page 24. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:30

$59.00
154458

BABY FACE NELSON Battle of Barrington DEATH Eyewitness Account 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800888751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson death * Battle of Barrington * Helen Gillis eyewitness account The back page has one column headings that include: "WIFE LYING IN DITCH SAW NELSON SHOT" "She Says She Took Him to a House Near Chicago Where He Died 3 Hours Later" and more. (see) This is Helen Gillis' eyewitness account on the death of gangster George 'Baby Face' Nelson about 10 days earlier. 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, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:16

$43.00
154455

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800884607

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 June 30, 2017 15:13

$45.00
154413

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967993957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot (killed) * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:29

$38.00
154406

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster KILLED 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967984190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot & killed * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS DIES, SILENT ON SLAYERS; POLICE MYSTIFIED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:20

$40.00
154382

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800440539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1931 * Giuseppe 'Joe The Boss' Masseria * Genovese crime family mob boss founder * Assassination - murder Page 17 has a one column heading: "POLICE MYSTIFIED IN SLAYING OF 'BOSS'" with subheads. (see) 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 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.... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:45

$42.00
154222

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391793074706

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 hyperlink) which if true would be the earliest report of th... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2017 15:21

$65.00
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