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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392567186450

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

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:36

$79.00
176907

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849576402

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

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:19

$42.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

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

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176649

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531209455

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

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:02

$40.00
176643

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531206758

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

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:59

$92.00
177220

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Gangster Outlaw at Chicago Theater 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392570664971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, July 23, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater - 1st report This has one of the nicer banner headlines on the death of this noted desperado: "DILLINGER DEATH TRAP BAITED WITH GIRL LURES" with a subheads and two photos of Dillinger. More inside with a nice full page pictorial. First section only with 10 pages, this is at best a 2nd rate issue with several mends, mainly along the folds and margins with minimal text loss. Still a nice issue for display. Sold as is.

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Ends December 11, 2019 12:23

$199.99
177219

PROHIBITION ENDS Legal Beer & Liquor Return DRY ERA Closes 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372864310845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, December 6, 1933 * U.S. prohibition ends (1st report) * Beer returns - legal liquor * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice healdine: "PROHIBITION LAW REPEALED; PRESIDENT ASKS TEMPERANCE; RESCINDS $227,000,000 TAXES" with subheads. First report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning, various tape mends, mostly along the margins, nice for display as such. SOLD AS IS.

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Ends December 11, 2019 12:07

$37.99
176612

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

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

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
177183

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


eBay Auction Item # 392568336873

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

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Ends December 10, 2019 08:30

$79.99
176573

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Safe Return ? Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523802014

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

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176571

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523801129

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

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:30

$44.00
176545

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832152556

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

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:35

$48.00
176524

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277864

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

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176523

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277753

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

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176446

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518284790

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

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:34

$48.00
176445

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828645079

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

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$40.00
176440

PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland BIG BILL THOMPSON 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828640969

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

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:30

$45.00
176426

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176400

Charles LUCKY LUCIANO Racketeer Mob Mafia Genovese Family DEATH 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825286090

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

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:53

$52.00
176397

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825284508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1932 * Edward "Fats McCarthy" Popke * Mad Dog Coll gang member The front page has a one column heading: "KILL 'FATS' M'CARTHY AT ALBANY HIDEOUT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:50

$40.00
176346

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544873

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

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$40.00
176345

FRANK COSTELLO Mafia Gangster Mob Boss ARRESTED Gambling Taxes 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544709

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

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$47.00
176308

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Gangland Boss Enters Atlanta Penitentiary 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506734037

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

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:08

$57.00
176260

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820040967

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

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:19

$185.00
176251

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820036526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, ... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:13

$38.00
176086

JOHN DILLINGER Lincoln Court Apartments St. Paul MN SHOOTOUT 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812139268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1934 * Outlaw John "The killer" Dillinger * Lincoln Court Apartments shootout * St. Paul MN Minnesota The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG SHOOTS WAY OUT OF ST. PAUL TRAP" with subhead (see). Page 18 has photos of Dillinger and John Hamilton with headline: "Dillinger and Pal Shoot Way Out of Trap". When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, rag edition, a few... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:25

$78.00
175954

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806608761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN TAKES STAND, SWEARS HE WAS AT HOME NIGHT RANSOM WAS PAID" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:38

$38.00
175942

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806598877

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 top of 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, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:23

$44.00
175913

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Court Testimony 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480445266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1934 * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann on the stand * Court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN ON THE STAND SHOUTS DENIAL OF MURDER; HE AND WIFE OFFER ALIBI" with subheads. (see) More inside with testimony. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:16

$38.00
175729

Mahatma Gandhi SALT MARCH Satagraha BEGINS Dandi India Indian 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797129678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Salt march (salt satyagraha) begins * Dandi, India Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI ON MARCH CHALLENGES ARREST" "Upper India Demonstrates as Nationalists Open Campaign for Independence" "British Troops On Alert" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the beginning of Mahatma Gandhi's salt march. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with nice front page coverage on the current prohibition law. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:38

$60.00
175716

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Conviction SENTENCED Mafia Genovese 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468467673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 18, 1936 * Lucky Luciano luck ends (1st report) * New York City gangster sentenced The front page has a one column heading: "'LUCKY' LUCIANO GETS 30-50 YEARS IN PRISON" with subhead. (see). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:27

$72.00
175597

JOHN DILLINGER GANG Greencastle Indiana Bank Robbery Holdup 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786400618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1933. * John Dillinger gang * Greencastle, Indiana * Largest bank robbery The back page has a small & discrete report from Greencastle, Ind. that begins with: "Four men executed a daring robbery of the Central National Bank and Trust Company...." (see) Unfortunate for the brief report here but still a first report in this famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: John Dillinger's largest haul was at the Central National Bank in Greencastle, Indiana, one of two banks he robbed in Indiana. In Our Past, Their Present: Historical Essays on Pu... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 15:16

$49.00
175584

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786396530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot in NYC (1st report) * Notorious gambler and gangster chief Page 5 has a one column heading: "MYSTERY SHOT HITS ROTHSTEIN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the shooting of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler, before he was pronounced dead. 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 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 15:10

$48.00
175567

Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Set Free Prison at Lewisburg PA 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449642172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison * Chicago gangster becomes a free man The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Al Capone Is Freed From Prison; Guarded in Baltimore Hospital" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with a photo of Capone leaving the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. 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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:58

$78.00
175379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
175330

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433095450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The bold, front page banner headline announces: "ALL'S QUIET AS BEER ARRIVES" with one column ftpg. heads: "City's Welcome To New Brew Is An Orderly One" "Traffic in Jam at Breweries". 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. Page 2 has no fewer than 8 beer-related articles (see photos). Also, the back page is filled with photos with ten of them related to the reintroduction of beer. The banner headline has: "Chicagoans Quench Thirst With Legal 3.2 Per Cent... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$285.00
175327

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Capone is on the back page. First report coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. 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"... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$192.00
175144

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764748536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, October, 1894 * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:57

$28.00
175095

PUSSYFOOT JOHNSON William E. Prohibition Anti Alcohol Head DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418454642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1945 * William E. Johnson death * U.S. prohibition leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "W. E. JOHNSON DIES; DRY CRUSADER, 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American prohibition advocate and law enforcement officer, William "Pussyfoot" Johnson. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 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 subscriptio... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:27

$40.00
175040

PROHIBITION 18th Eighteenth Amendment to be Repealed ? Drys Wets 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372751508792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 19, 1930 * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. * Beginning of the end ? The front page has a one column heading: "DRYS' STEAM ROLLER WORKS" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2019 15:27

$40.00
174999

Bonnie & Clyde BARROW GANG Gun Shootout MARVIN & Blanche Captured 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750478389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CINCINNATI TIMES STAR, July 25, 1933. * Clyde Barrow Gang * Machine Gun Battle * Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde Page 13 has a one column heading: "'Wild West' Band Battles Officers" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, were captured. Rare to find reports on Bonnie and Clyde prior to their deaths. Twenty-eight pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:12

$67.00
174746

Best Mobster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Case GUILTY 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383787896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone guilty * Infamous tax evasion conviction * Best title to be had - very rare The banner headline announces: "SWIFT PENALTY FOR CAPONE" with a one-column subhead; "Tax Conviction Term May Be Set Tomorrow". Although "Scareface" Al Capone was involved in many criminal activities, it was tax evasion which ultimately put him behind bars. The article takes a full column and concludes on an inside page. Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper. Also on the front page has: "Thomas Edison Will Be Buried At Milan, Ohio" with a large ftpg. cartoon memorial for the death of Thomas Edison. The complete 34 page newspaper and this is the "rag edition" printed... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:40

$145.00
174745

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739411288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * 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 nice banner headline: " 'MACHINE GUN' M'GURN SLAIN" with a column headline: "Capone Chief Shot Down in Bowling Alley" which has subheads: "Guns Blaze; McGurn Dies" "Yell Is Murder Signal" "Reminded of Massacre". The article carries over to page 2. The back page is filled with photos, four of which concern this report. Part of the bkpg. banner head: " 'Machine Gun Jack' McGurn Slain...". One of the photos shows how the Moran gangsters mowed down its victims at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, this being ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$370.00
174430

KELAYRES MASSACRE Hazleton Pennsylvania Democratic Parade Murders 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392363639640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 6, 1934 * Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania * Democratic parade shooting * "Big Joe" Bruno The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIRE ON VOTERS' PARADE; 3 DIE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Kelayres massacre, an attack on Democratic parade marchers near Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subsc... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:10

$58.00
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 August 25, 2019 14:48

$98.00
174265

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Trial Begins & Alvin Karpis Gang 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial begins * Bandit Alvin Karpis The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Also a two column heading near the bottom of the front page: "'Karpis' Gang Battles Through 4 States; Fights Nebraska Police, Abducts Kansan" Coverage on Alvin Karpis and his gang battling with police and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pag... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$48.00
174239

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720260745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 30, 1919 * War-time prohibition taking effect (eve) The ftpg. has a report concerning what essentially was an early Prohibition., as Massachusetts would go "dry" on July 1. Column heads including: "PREPARING FOR DROUGHT" "Thousands Throng Bottled Liquor Establishments" "Buy Heavily Under the Shadow of Prohibition" "Orders Must Be Delivered Before Midnight" "Saloons Expect to Have Rush This Evening" "Rumor of 'Wild Night' In Hotels Brings Warning" and more. On November 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 1.28%. This ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:38

$35.00
174226

UTAH STATEHOOD Joins the Union Outlaws Polygamy Grover Cleveland 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352602132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 4, 1896 * Utah statehood - joins the Union * President Grover Cleveland proclamation * Abandons polygamy The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that: "...the constitutional convention, which met in March last, conformed, in its draft of the fundamental law, to the requirement of the act of Congress providing that there shall be absolute religious toleration and prohibition of polygamy...", the latter issue being a stumbling block to statehood previously. Complete in 16 pages, various archival mends at t... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$98.00
174225

Best Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352601020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea * Best title to be had (rare) A great and notable headline, particularly for a newspaper from Chicago, home to gangster Al Capone: "CELL TO END CAPONE POWER" with subhead: Chief Of Gangs, At End of Rope, Pleads Guilty" "U.S. Judge Will Pass Sentence June 30." The article begins: "Al Capone yesterday pleaded guilty to 8,000 crimes against the prohibition laws and admitted at the same time that he had failed to share his profits, in the form of income taxes, with Uncle Sam..." with much more. The article carries over to page 2 where are found ore column heads: "Capone Called Last Of Great Gang Monarchs" "Prison for Him Viewed... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$133.00
174178

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720243407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 1895 * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:53

$26.00
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