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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707655939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination A two column headline on the front page announces: "Hunt Showgirl as Gang Guns Get Legs Diamond" The report begins: "Jack 'Legs' Diamond, New York's once bullet-proof gangster, lay prosaically dead in a dingy morgue Friday night while police combed his haunts for his show-girl sweetheart..." with more (see). Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:00

$53.00
152212

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870109478

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

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Ends March 19, 2017 15:55

$37.00
152076

KELAYRES MASSACRE Hazleton Pennsylvania Democratic Parade Murders 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866408027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1934 * Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania * Democratic parade shooting * "Big Joe" Bruno The front page has a two column headline: "3 DIE, 27 WOUNDED AS BULLETS SWEEP POLITICAL PARADE" with subheads. (see) 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 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 int... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:14

$42.00
152050

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863588352

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 March 12, 2017 16:39

$38.00
152039

JOHN DILLINGER GANG Greencastle Indiana Bank Robbery Holdup 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701544887

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, rag edition, a little spine wear, 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 Put... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:18

$44.00
152037

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701541854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? 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. 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 c... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:14

$38.00
151932

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns - Wet PHOTOS 1933 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860918965

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, December 10, 1933 * Prohibition comes to an end * Beer returns - liquor - photos The front page of this photo section has seven related photographs concerning of the end of prohibition with heading: "How the Nation Celebrated Repeal..." Six more related photos on page 3. (see) Great for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151889

JIMMY THE WEASEL FRATIANNO Los Angeles Crime Family Mafia Mob RAT 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860041398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 17, 1980 * Jimmy the Weasel Fratiannio rats * Los Angeles crime family boss * La Cosa Nostra - Mafia - Mob The front page has a banner headline: "Hit Man Bares Mafia Secrets" with subhead. (see) Nice to have in a L.A. paper. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:15

$38.00
151888

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697016881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, 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 s... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:13

$34.00
151798

VIVIEN CHASE Woman Gangster Female Public Enemy # 1 SHOT DEAD 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856223741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1935 * Vivian Chase shot dead * Woman bandit - gangster * Female public enemy # 1 The front page has one column headings that include: "'GIRL BANDIT NO. 1' FOUND SLAIN IN CAR" "Vivian Chase, Luer Kidnap Suspect and Friend of Karpis, Shot in Kansas City" and more. (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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librar... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:18

$37.00
151775

DUTCH SCHULTZ Assassination Johnny Torrio & Lucky Luciano Hunted 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692866694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1935 * Post Dutch Schultz assassination * New York City gangsters hunted * Johnny Torrio & Lucky Luciano The top of the front page has one column headings: "POLICE TO REVIVE GANGSTER SQUAD; TORRIO IS IN MIAMI" "Valentine to Restore System of Picking Up All Outlaws Who Appear in Public" "Luciana Also In South" and more (see). 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 indiv... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:29

$39.00
151771

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Assassination FUNERAL 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692861752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer funeral * Jewish gangster - beer baron - racketeer The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ FUNERAL IS HELD SECRETLY" with subheads. (see) 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 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 than individuals were the pr... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:20

$39.00
151770

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Assassination Hunt for the Killers 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692860799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1935. * Dutch Schultz assassination * Jewish-American mobster * Hunt for the killers in NYC The top of the front page has one column heading: "STEIN FOUND DEAD AS POLICE HUNT HIM IN SCHULTZ MURDER" and more. (see) More on page 33, lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:18

$33.00
151760

DUTCH SCHULTZ New York City Gangster INDICTED & Jewish Holocaust 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855120416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1935 * Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer * New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster * Jewish Holocaust - Jews persecution in Germany The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ INDICTED ON 11 NEW COUNTS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on famous New York City gangster Dutch Schultz's indictment for income tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "NAZIS SEIZE JEWS RE-ENTERING REICH" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare ra... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 14:58

$37.00
151759

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Re-Arrested & Jailed 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692837649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer jailed * Jewish-American gangster - beer baron The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED; BAIL SET AT $75,000" with subheads. (see) 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 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 & institutions rather than individuals were th... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 14:50

$33.00
151702

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853179054

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 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, 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. Minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:05

$33.00
151682

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron SHOT Assassination 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689144569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot * Early report as he was not officially dead yet The front page has a two column headline: "SCHULTZ IS SHOT, ONE AIDE KILLED AND 3 WOUNDED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Schultz. 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 and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:44

$82.00
151667

CARRIE NATION Temperance Criminal Defends "Smasher's Mail" 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689121500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, March 11, 1901 * Carrie Nation defends "Smasher's Mail" * Temperance movement - pro-prohibition The top of front page has a one column heading: "Carrie's Notes From Hades" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:24

$33.00
151660

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371850438172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 10, 1933 * Prohibition comes to an end * Beer returns - liquor - photos The front page of this section has a banner headline: "TEN QUESTIONS LEFT UNSETTLED BY REPEAL" with subhead, two related illustrations and photo. (see) Text takes up most of the page here. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 16 pages, light toning a the margins, generally nice. Nice for display.

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Ends February 26, 2017 11:16

$57.00
151607

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE & Gang Bootlegged Barrels of Beer Taxes Owed 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687680147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone and crime syndicate * Taxes on barrels of beer bootlegged The front page has a one column heading: "$120,000 TAX LEVIED ON CAPONE AND GANG" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the attempt of the government to collect tax money on barrels of beer that was bootlegged when Capone was in power. He was currently in jail for income tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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, l... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:52

$33.00
151597

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687648744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: On April... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:29

$35.00
151594

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Beer Baron as LIBRARIAN of Alcatraz 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371848657584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 14, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * "Librarian of Alcatraz ?" The front page has a interesting and somewhat bizarre article with a one column heading: "Capone Is Made the Librarian of Alcatraz Prison" See image for the text on a report that I cannot find any reference to on the internet that suggests Capone took this position at the time. Was it a bogus report ? Strange to think one of the most ruthless gangsters of all time would be a librarian, even if it was in prison. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:51

$54.00
151593

AL Scarface CAPONE Guilty 11 Years Prison GANGSTER Mob Boss End 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687034959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 24, 1931. * Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years * End of his criminal career * Early, same day 1st report * Nice headline for display The top of the front page above the masthead has a banner headline: "Capone Given Long Prison Term and Fined $50,000" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of Al Capone's reign in Chicago. Complete in 12 pages, irregular along the spine, a little margin wear and tear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:49

$67.00
151567

BONNIE AND CLYDE Texas Patrolmen Murders & John Dillinger Hunted 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371847799746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1934 * Bonnie and Clyde commit murders * Highway patrolmen - police officers * John Dillinger hunted The back page has one column headings: "2 OFFICERS SLAIN; BARROW SOUGHT" "Motorcycle Patrolmen Are Shot as They Approach Car in Texas Road" 1st report coverage on the killing of two patrolmen by Clyde Barrow and his "cigar smoking" woman companion, Bonnie Parker. See photos for text here. Rare to find reporting on this famous duo prior to their deaths. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the same page are one column headlines that include: "DILLINGER HUNTED IN GANG HIDEOUTS" and more. (see) Other... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2017 15:24

$67.00
151560

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Assassination & Meyer Lansky Rises 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371847789764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1935. * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer assassination * Meyer Lansky & others take over The front page has one column headings that include: "7 GANGSTERS SEIZE SCHULTZ RACKETS; FOURTH AIDE DIES" "Johnny Torrio, Former Chicago Thug, Reported New Ruler of 'Big Six' Outlaws Here" "Wife of Slain Leader, Trapped in Lie...." and more. (see) Much more on page 6. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2017 15:08

$56.00
152185

CHICAGO GANGLAND CRISIS Gangsters & Politicians in Crime Alliance 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371868978254

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, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2017 11:49

$33.00
151450

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371843771419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer acquitted * Jewish-American gangster tax evasion trial The top of the front page has two column headline: "SHULTZ IS FREED; JUDGE EXCORIATES JURY OF FARMERS" with a subheads. (see) Lengthy first report continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a few light stain spots of the front page (see), minor spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:12

$40.00
151424

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Alcatraz Prison The Rock INSANITY Insane 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371843349151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1938 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Al Capone Is Reported in Mental Collapse; Seen by Psychiatrist in Alcatraz Hospital" (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 40 pages, even toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:24

$49.00
151386

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391679757724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1935 * Melvin Purvis resigns * John Dillinger's nemesis * FBI agent - G-Men The back page has one column headings: "PURVIS RESIGNS AS G-MAN LEADER" "Head of Chicago Bureau Says He Is Quitting for 'Purely Personal' Reasons" "NEMESIS OF DILLINGER" and more with photo of Purvis. (see) First report coverage on the resignation of famous G-Man head Melvin Purvis. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 page, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issue... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:43

$56.00
151338

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841188966

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 February 15, 2017 15:18

$34.00
151331

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster KILLED 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678673038

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, 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... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:04

$38.00
151322

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841173627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" 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, light toning at the margins, small address stamp in the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:50

$36.00
151288

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838874102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann Picked Out * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CONDON NAMES HAUPTMANN AS 'JOHN' WHO GOT RANSOM; PARRIES DEFENSE'S ATTACK" with subheads that include: "Points To Suspect Thrice" "Says Prisoner Asked Him, 'Would I Burn if Baby Was Dead?'" and more. (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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address stamp at top right corner, generally nice.... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:52

$36.00
151286

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838871208

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 February 12, 2017 14:48

$38.00
151282

Bank Robber Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Capture in Tucson AZ Arizona 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838855518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1934 * John Dillinger capture * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makley The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "WIRES TO DILLINGER SPUR $150,000 HUNT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent capture of John Dillinger at Tucson, Arizona. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:42

$40.00
151252

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Convicted GUILTY Verdict Mafia Genovese 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837979747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1936 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano convicted (1st report) This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "LUCIANA CONVICTED WITH 8 IN VICE RING ON 62 COUNTS EACH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the guilty verdict for Charles "Lucky' Luciano. He would spend the next 9 years in prison before being released. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light even toning, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2017 15:29

$78.00
151226

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war Page 18 has a one column heading: "AIELLO, GANG CHIEF, SLAIN IN CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. 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... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:50

$47.00
151218

HERBERT HOOVER'S Great Depression Era State of the Union Address 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674504650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1931 * President Herbert Hoover * State of the Union Address * Great Depression & prohibition era The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER MESSAGE CALLS FOR TAX RISE AND $500,000,000 CREDIT CORPORATION; FIGHT OVER MOSES DEADLOCKS SENATE" with many subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's annual message to Congress on page 21. 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:38

$39.00
151125

VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835617829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 29, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The front page has a one column heading: "WILSON IS ONLY HOPE FOR WETS" with subheads. (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 28 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:48

$37.00
150857

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in OK CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826866030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Oklahoma * Connecticut & New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a one column heading: "BEER BY NEARLY 2-1 VOTED IN OKLAHOMA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Oklahoma, Connecticut and New Hampshire 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 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.... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:54

$44.00
150854

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial w/ Photo & Mahatma GANDHI 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826862913

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Tax evasion trial w/ photo * Mahatma Gandhi to visit America ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Gandhi to Visit Us if We Take Him Seriously; Holmes's Warning of Ridicule Deters Him" (see) Page 3 has a one column heading: "CAPONE LOSES FIGHT TO BAR 'CONFESSION'" with subheads and photo. (see) Includes trial transcripts from the day before. 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 pr... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:48

$44.00
150786

CHARLES BIRGER Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger EXECUTION 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825222512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 20, 1928 * Gangster Charles Birger hanging - execution * Prohibition era bootlegger - charged w/ murder Near the bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "500 See Birger Hang For Murder In Illinois" See image for brief text here. (see) First report coverage the execution of Charles Birger for the murder of Mayor Joseph Adams. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:55

$30.00
150691

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821118854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AS BEER FLOWS IN, THE REPEAL FIGHT GROWS" with subhead, related photo and map. (see) This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 13:58

$67.00
150659

JAKE LAMOTTA Infamous Boxing Fight FIXED Mafia Mob "Raging Bull" 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820330930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947 * Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox * Fixed boxing match - Mafia * 'Raging Bull' fame The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three column action photo. (see) First report coverage on the infamous fixed fight influenced by the Mob. 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 per... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:48

$67.00
150643

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391658159127

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 committed by the infamous Bonnie & Clyde, this being the earliest report of their robberies we have found in a newspaper. As of... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 12:53

$92.00
150605

NYC SPEAKEASIES New York City Prohibition Liquor POLICE RAIDS 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657415672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1932 * NYC speakeasy - speakeasies * Prohibition era police raids * Beer - liquor illegal The front page has a one column heading: "36 DRY RAIDS START CITY-WIDE ROUND-UP" with subheads. (see) More related reporting on page 3 with list of the establishments raided. Other news, sports and advertisements during the prohibition era in America. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:19

$42.00
150299

CHARLES MAKLEY John Dillinger Gang Member Criminal Shot & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648294196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 23, 1934 * Charles Makley shot and killed * John Dillinger gang member * Ohio Penitentiary failed escape The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger's Pal Slain in Dash; Second Is Shot" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, but no text loss, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: While waiting for their turn in the electric chair, Makley and Pierpont carved a pair of revolvers from large bars of soap, and blackened them with shoe polish. On September 22, 1934, the two used these props to attempt an escape. They assaulted a guard and freed Clark from his cel... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:23

$34.00
150219

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Tax Evasion Charge Plea Change MAFIA Mob Boss 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808637883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone tax evasion case * Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE BEGS A TRIAL AS COURT BARS DEAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone changing his mind and pleading not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This case would eventually lead to his demise. 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... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:06

$46.00
150169

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Tax Evasion Charge Plea Change MAFIA Mob Boss 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646138450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1931 * Gangster Al Capone tax evasion case * Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson (day of) Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE MORALIZES ON EVE OF SENTENCE" with subheads. (see) Al Capone would change his mind on this day and plead not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This case would eventually lead to his demise. 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, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:32

$39.00
150115

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Frankie Yale Uale Murder Chicago Gangsters 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, July 8, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination * Al Capone is a suspect * Gangster wars of the 1920's The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE RULED DEATH OF UALE, POLICE THINK" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:59

$39.00
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