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166741

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441898345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 24, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war The front page one column heading: "32 BULLETS IN BACK KILL JOE AIELLO" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:23

$45.00
166677

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440924540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:22

$38.00
166379

VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428235624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. October 29, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The front page has a two column heading: "'LESS'N ONE-HALF' ONLY BEVERAGE LEGALLY PASSING OVER BARS TODAY" with subhead. Also another two column heading: "THREE BIG BREWERS WILL TEST PROHIBITION ACT IN PROVIDENCE" (see) 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:44

$52.00
166817

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor Presidential Campaign 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392128394212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 10 only, March 4, 1928 * United States prohibition - no beer & liquor * 1928 Presidential campaign issue * Herbert Hoover vs. Al Smith The front page has a banner headline: "MAKING PROHIBITION THE CAMPAIGN ISSUE" with banner subhead and three related illustrations. Coverage on the current prohibition being the main focus in the 1928 presidential campaign. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 10 only with all 22 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2018 14:01

$29.99
166228

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507308

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 September 27, 2018 15:32

$57.00
166757

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392127551938

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

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Ends September 27, 2018 08:29

$34.99
166145

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372416579706

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., February 16, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Chicago Calls For Drive On Gangster Rule" with subhead. (see) Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 16 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:27

$44.00
166726

Benjamin BUGSY SIEGEL Flamingo Club Gangster Mobster ASSASSINATION1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372441777537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Elmira, New York, June 22, 1947. * Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel assassination (1st report) * Flamingo Club, Las Vegas, Nevada The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "Coast Murder Laid to Battle Over Gambling Empire" (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Bugsy Siegel. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 12:57

$79.99
166657

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


eBay Auction Item # 392126437266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, November 5, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot dead in NYC (1st report) * Notorious gambler and gangster chief The front page has a three column heading: "Gambler, Shot, Dies Protecting Slayer" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shooting death of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler. Article continues on page 2 with photo of Rothstein. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 25, 2018 09:00

$47.00
166607

CRESCENT CITY Florida School Bus & Train Tragedy & John Dillinger 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372439701083

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1933 * Crescent City, Florida * School bus & train disaster * John Dillinger gang member The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "10 CHILDREN KILLED AS TRAIN HITS BUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Crescent city, Florida school bus tragedy. The back page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER KILLS CHICAGO OFFICER" with subheads. First report coverage on John Hamilton, one of John Dillinger's gang members. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2018 12:16

$34.99
166104

CHICAGO GANGLAND CRISIS Gangsters & Politicians in Crime Alliance 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408665799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, August 5, 1928 * Gangsters - gangland - underworld * Chicago crime & politics alliance The front page of this section 8 only has a nice banner headline: "CRIME-RIDDEN CHICAGO FIGHTS THE GANG; Vigilantes in the Role of a Crime Commission Are Making a Determined Effort to Break Up the Alliance Between Politics and the Criminal Element Whose Trade Is Murder, Corruption and Intimidation" with smaller subheads and 2 related illustrations. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis about 7 months prior to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eighteen pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:16

$40.00
166060

DEAN O'BANION Chicago Gangster Mobster Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372405417916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1924 * re. Dion O'Banion assassination * Chicago mobster - bootlegger - racketeer * North Side Gang leader Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Church Rites Denied For Chicago Gunman" with subhead. (see) 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 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:28

$40.00
165962

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Jake LaMotta BOXING World Title Fight 6th 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402356025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Feb. 15, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights * St. Valentine's Day Massacre Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Robinson regained the title. Nice to have in a Detroit newspaper (Robinson's birthplace). Complete in 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:51

$80.00
165957

5 THE GANGSTER ERA Mobsters Al 'Scarface' Capone John Dillinger 1934 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402352462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BELLINGHAM HERALD, Washington, May 3, 4, 9, 18, and 29, 1934 This is a 5 issue set from May of 1934 which provides a great swath of reporting covering this famous period of gangsters, robberies, and mob related events. The issues include reports (and images) mentioning Al Capone, John Dillinger, and John Hamilton (see). Each issue is complete, have minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:47

$68.00
165836

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420939

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 'Scarface' 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... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$655.00
165671

3.2 BEER House Votes Franklin D. Roosevelt PROHIBITION ENDING 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372390255426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 15, 1933 * 3.2 per cent beer voted on * Franklin D. Roosevelt * Prohibition ending The front page has a three column headline: "BEER BILL IS RUSHED THROUGH HOUSE BY VOTE OF 316 TO 97". Coverage on the impending end of prohibition in America. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:51

$38.00
165390

JACOB GURRAH SHAPIRO Murder Inc. Founder New York Mobster GUILTY 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380319760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1938 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GURRAH CONVICTED, GETS 3-YEAR TERM AS FUR RACKETEER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc., found guilty of racketeering in the fur industry. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:35

$42.00
165209

George MACHINE GUN KELLY Prohibition Era Gangster Captured 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372057630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Sept. 27, 1933. * George Machine Gun Kelly * Captured in Memphis Tennessee The front page has a two column heading: "'Machine Gun' Kelly, Wife Deny Guilt in Hearing Held Under Strong Guard" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the capture of George 'Machine Gun' Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:51

$44.00
165207

JACOB GURRAH SHAPIRO Murder Inc. Founder New York Mobster DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084802332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder The back page has one column headings: "GURRAH JAKE DIES IN PRISON HOSPITAL" "Shapiro, Associate of Lepke in Murder Ring, Succumbs at 50 to Heart Disease" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the death of New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:48

$48.00
164970

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Convicted GUILTY Verdict Mafia Genovese 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358997446

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, June 8, 1936 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano convicted (1st report) The front page has a one column heading: "CONVICT LUCIANO ON VICE CHARGES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the guilty verdict for Charles "Lucky' Luciano. He would spend the next 9 years in prison before being released. Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:13

$44.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
164947

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358967298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 18 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SPOTTER SAYS SHE GOT $5,000" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning with some margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:38

$39.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164889

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076103266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, Nov. 28, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois One column headlines on the front page report the death of one of the more notorious outlaws of the gangster era, with: "'BABY FACE' DEAD; KILLS FEDERALS IN HIGHWAY BATTLE" "Samuel Cowley and Herman Hollis Who Put Dillinger Away Are the Victims" "NELSON AVENGES PAL" "Gangsters After Running Fight Escape in Car of Agents--One Wounded" with the report taking a total of about one full column which continues on page 3. Complete in 28 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:22

$115.00
164696

IZZY EINSTEIN United States Prohibition Speakeasy Agent DEATH 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341300793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 18, 1938 * Izzy Einstein death (1st report) * U.S. Prohibition officer - agent The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IZZY EINSTEIN DIES; NOTED DRY SLEUTH" with subheads and photo. (see) 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 with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Isidor "Izzy" Einstein was an United States federal police officer, agent of the U.S. Prohibition Unit, who achieved the most number of arrests and convictions during the first years of the alcohol prohibition era (1920&ndash... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:22

$37.00
164665

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067469316

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 July 18, 2018 15:38

$47.00
164621

END OF PROHIBITION 21st Amend. Legal Beer Liquor Returning CLOSE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1933 * End of prohibition close * Beer & liquor return * Two days away The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR RUSHED HERE BY SHIP AND TRAIN; RUM ROW IS ACTIVE" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 34 with related photo. Coverage on the impending ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$45.00
164373

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Mob Boss STABBED Alcatraz Prison 1936 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059698701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1936 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Alcatraz Island prison The back page has one column headlines: "CAPONE IS STABBED BY ALCATRAZ FELON" "Fellow Convict Plunges Scissors Into Ex-Gangster in Prison Barber Shop" "Latter Fells Assailant" "Attack Is Laid to Hatred of the Inmates for Chicagoan, Who Is Termed 'a Rat'" with photo of Capone. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Forty eight pages, 2 cutouts on two unrelated inside pages, light toning at the margins, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:07

$40.00
164282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321192073

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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:47

$52.00
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 25, 2018 08:29

$38.00
163991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309736099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago IL * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Trail of the Dillinger Gang Fades As Augmented Forces Press Hunt" with subhead. (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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institu... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:17

$67.00
163856

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044736577

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has one column headings: "INDICT CAPONE AND 68 IN BEER CONSPIRACY" "Federal Agents Make 5,000 Charges Against Gang Leader and His Henchmen" "$25,000,000 Ring Alleged" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Nice to have in this famous title on the front page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:13

$82.00
163713

ALCATRAZ ISLAND PRISON LIFE The Rock San Francisco California 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302485860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 23, 1937 * Alcatraz Island prison life described * San Francisco Bay "The Rock" * Al 'Scarface' Capone - Machine Gun Kelly The front page of this section has a two column heading: "Alcatraz Said to Tame Hardest; Punishment Aims to 'Defeat Ego'" with subhead. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:18

$30.00
163460

GEORGE FISHER BAKER New York Financier DEATH Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033134291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1931 * George Fisher Baker death * American Financier & philanthropist * First National Bank of New York City The front page has a two column headline: "GEORGE F. BAKER, 91, DIES SUDDENLY OF PNEUMONIA; DEAN OF BANKERS" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Page 23 has a one column heading: "'BRING IN CAPONE,' IS CERMAK ORDER" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:40

$38.00
163456

WILLIAM 'RED' HILL, SR. Niagara River Rapids Barrel Daredevil 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372293414886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1931 * William 'Red" Hill, Sr. * Niagara Falls & River daredevil * Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Red' Hill Shoots Niagara Rapids in Barrel; Saved by Son When Nearly Lost in Whirlpool" (see) Page 5 has a one column heading: "DIAMOND IS TAKEN TO CATSKILL JAIL" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Red Hill's second trip through the Niagara rapids came on May 30, 1931, this time choosing a steel barrel. There were air holes on each side, which were plugged with cork and could be removed. The contraptio... See More  

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:32

$39.00
163268

U.S. PROHIBITION Ratified in California & D.C. - No BEER Liquor 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286163287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1919 * U.S. prohibition in California & D.C. * No beer - liquor - alcohol The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CALIFORNIA JOINS IN VOTE TO RATIFY DRY AMENDMENT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the fight towards prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:17

$44.00
163236

CHARLES BIRGER Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger EXECUTION 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024445833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1928 * Gangster Charles Birger hanging - execution * Prohibition era bootlegger - charged w/ murder Page 25 has a smaller one column heading: "Last Illinois Hanging Sends Birger To Doom" with subhead. (see) First report coverage the execution of Charles Birger for the murder of Mayor Joseph Adams. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the ... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:25

$45.00
163235

PRE PEARL HARBOR Japanese Aircraft Attack World War II Tensions 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024442279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1941 * Pre Pearl Harbor attack on America * Tensions with Japan increasing Several interesting items in this issue just one week before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The front page has: "...Tojo Would 'Purge' Orient Of U.S..." with a subhead: "Japanese Asserts East Must End Exploitation 'With Vengeance' ""War Threatened if U.S. Uses Air Convoys--Premier to Rally People Today". Page 11 has: "War Declaration Urged" "Cornell Professors Favor It in First Returns of Poll". Pg. 16 has: "Crisis In East Laid to 'Misled' Japan" and "Scholar From Orient Sees Japan 'Bluffing' " "Pierre Laurin Says She Would Lose War With U.S. and Britain" and pg. 24 has: "Tokyo Oil Need Outline... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:19

$63.00
163212

Bank Robber JOHN DILLINGER Warsaw Indiana Police Station Raid 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282723164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1934 * John Dillinger gang raids police station * Warsaw, Indiana * Post famous escape from jail (wooden gun) The back page has one column headlines that include: "DILLINGER RAIDS A POLICE STATION" "With Youth He Forces Warsaw, Ind., Patrolman to Take Him to Arsenal" "Killer Fails To Shoot" and more with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:26

$78.00
163209

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023656671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition * Senate votes to repeal - 21st Amendment The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SENATE VOTES DRY REPEAL BY CONVENTIONS IN STATES; HOUSE WILL ACT MONDAY" with subheads. Much more on page 13 including a banner headline and loads of text. (see) First report coverage on the United States Senate approving 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 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen co... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:22

$92.00
163008

"DAPPER" DANNY HOGAN St. Paul MN Minnesota Irish Mobster KILLED 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277089975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1928 * "Dapper" Danny Hogan assassination * St. Paul, Minnesota Irish mobster * Wineville Chicken Coop murders * Gordon Stewart Northcott pleads not guilty Page 3 has a one column heading: "Bomb In Auto Kills Underworld Ruler" with subhead. (see) Page 9 has a one column heading: "NORTHCOTT ENTERS PLEA OF NOT GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institution... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:49

$42.00
163004

PROHIBITION LAW to be Repealed ? & Al 'Scarface' Capone Arrest ? 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277087159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1931 * Al 'Sacrface' Capone to be arrested ? * Mayor of Chicago election * The Union League Club of NYC * Prohibition to be repealed ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bar in the New Union League Clubhouse Ready for the Repeal of Prohibition Law" (see) Page 3 has a one column heading: "ARREST OF CAPONE ORDERED IN CHICAGO" 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 co... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:44

$38.00
162627

WHITEY BULGER Winter Hill Gang Boston Crime Mob Boss CAPTURE 2011 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263703865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 2011 * James Whitey Bulger captured * Winter Hill Gang mob boss * Boston organized crime * Movie "Black Mass" fame The front page of section 2 has a one column heading: "CRIME BOSS HELD IN L.A." with subhead: "James 'Whitey' Bulger, sought in 19 slayings, fled arrest in Boston in 1994" and small photo. First report coverage continues inside section 2. Nice to have in this famous Los Angeles publication. Complete with all 6 sections, very nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:26

$47.00
162415

U.S. PROHIBITION ABOUT TO START IN AMERICA No Beer & Liquor 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255464061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 15, 1920 * Prohibition about to start in United States * No more beer or liquor The front page has a one column heading: "DRY BAN ON CIDER AND FRUIT JUICES" with subheads. (see) Coverage 2 days prior to the start of prohibition in America. Prohibition would last for nearly 14 years before being repealed. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular at the spine from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:10

$56.00
162414

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005425848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOOVER ADMITS FAILURE OF PROHIBITION, DECLARING FOR STATE CONTROL OF LIQUOR; WOULD BARTER WAR DEBTS IN TRADE DEAL" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside with related photo. Loads of text here. 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 pr... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:09

$38.00
162337

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004047589

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, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:28

$46.00
162250

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Found Guilty of Contempt of Court w/ 6 Months 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001566624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 27, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Guilty of contempt of court The front page has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE GETS 6 MONTHS SENTENCE" See image for brief text here. First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone being found guilty of contempt of court. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:32

$33.00
162249

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster ARRESTED 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001566156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 12, 1932 * George 'Bugs' Moran arrested * Chicago Prohibition Gangster The front page has a one column heading: "'Bugs' Moran Held For Quiz In Gang Slaying" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete with all12 pages, generally nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:31

$33.00
162132

U.S. PROHIBITION STARTS IN AMERICA (Day Of) No Beer & Liquor 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999877457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 16, 1920 * Prohibition starts in United States (eve) * No more beer or liquor The front page has a column with various heads on the beginning of Prohibition: "FEDERAL STATE SET FOR DRY LAW ENTRY TOMORROW" "Forces of the Prohibition Commissioner Ready to Shut Lid Tight at Midnight" "Will Focus On Big Cities" "National Reform Associations Will Watch 'Wet' Year Out in Washington" and more. Text takes the remainder of the column & carries over to pg. 2. Prohibition would last for nearly 14 years before being repealed. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:30

$87.00
162115

Early AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Attorney William H. McSwiggin Murder 1926 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372246627911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1926. * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone * William H.McSwiggin's Death Page 19 has a one column heading: "SAY ALLEGED GUNMAN WAS VILLAGE BOSS" with subhead: "Chicago police Name Forest View for Capone, Sought as Slayer of McSwiggin". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:26

$45.00
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