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164783

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070077471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., November 22, 1927 * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone & others report * Chicago gangland war strengthens The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GANG WAR'S FIRST VICTIM IS FOUND IN CHICAGO DOORWAY" with subhead. (see) Nice reporting near the beginning of the Chicago gangster wars. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:17

$44.00
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
164809

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392071778550

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 July 02, 2018 09:26

$37.00
164806

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Convicted GUILTY Verdict Mafia Genovese 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392071764681

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 July 02, 2018 08:55

$39.99
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
164770

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


eBay Auction Item # 392069992721

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 June 29, 2018 12:28

$34.99
164767

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


eBay Auction Item # 392069971061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 17, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison * Chicago gangster becomes a free man The top of the front page has a three column heading: "CAPONE, IN HOSPITAL, IS TECHNICALLY FREE, BUT WATCHED BY FBI" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and minor wear a the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 29, 2018 11:41

$49.99
164745

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372343129239

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 June 28, 2018 11:33

$34.99
164681

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


eBay Auction Item # 372340899441

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 June 26, 2018 07:29

$99.99
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
163536

Benjamin BUGSY SIEGEL Flamingo Club Gangster Mobster ASSASSINATION1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372295437453

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, light toning and minor wear along the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2018 15:05

$72.00
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
163175

Original 1919 VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022746979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The front page has a banner headline: "SENATE REPASSES PROHIBITION BILL, LAW NOW IN EFFECT" with subheads that include: "SENATE OVERRIDES PROHIBITION VETO BY VOTE OF 65 TO 20" and more. (see) First report coverage on the House overriding the president's veto of the Volstead Act. This is a very significant issue reporting an event which would lead America into a very tumultuous, crime-ridden era. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light even toning, irregular al... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:37

$98.00
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
162251

VOLSTEAD ACT Passes United States PROHIBITION Dry Era Beginning 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250195124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 28, 1919 * Volstead Act veto overridden * Total Prohibition in United States The front page has a banner headline: "RATIFICATION TO END WAR-TIME DROUTH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the House overriding the president's veto of the Volstead Act. This is a very significant issue reporting an event which would lead America into a very tumultuous, crime-ridden era. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:33

$67.00
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
162117

U.S. PROHIBITION STARTS IN AMERICA No Alcohol Beer Liquor Dry Era 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391998836633

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1920 * Prohibition in America becomes a reality * No beer & liquor to be sold The front page has one column headings that include: "MAY MAKE REFUND TO LIQUOR OWNERS" "Prohibitionists Said to Approve Plan to Take Over Stock and Give Compensation" and more. (see) Coverage on the beginning of prohibition in America as a whole. Other news of the day. A few more related articles on page 6. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:28

$47.00
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
162101

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391998829721

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

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:15

$40.00
161897

ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN Jewish Mob Kingpin & Gambler "The Brain" SHOT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994262288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot in NYC * Notorious gambler and gangster chief The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GAMBLERS HUNTED IN ROTHSTEIN ATTACK; ONE IS QUESTIONED" (see) Coverage on the shooting of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler, before he was pronounced dead. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:48

$44.00
161893

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240311948

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

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:45

$42.00
161749

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt Trial & Beer Baron Business Profits 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991079325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial decision (day of) * Beer baron makes fortune in illegal alcohol Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AFFIDAVIT UNDER FIRE IN TRIAL" with subheads. (see) He would be found guilty on this day and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Also on the same page is a two column heading: "Capone Declared to Get $2,000,000 a Week From 25,000,000-Pint Chicago Beer Business" (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, al... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:07

$42.00
161748

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235697032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:06

$44.00
161645

ARAB-ISRAELI WAR ENDS Jews Arabs & Gangster Mickey Cohen Shot 1949 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234127464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1949 * Gangster Mickey Cohen shot * Arab-Israeli War officially ends * Signing with Syria (final agreement) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ISRAEL AND SYRIA SIGN AN ARMISTICE; FORCES TO RETIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 18 with related map. Page 32 has a one column heading: "'Decoy' Bookie Shot In Ambush On Coast" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:40

$38.00
161375

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982775415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 1, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The top of the front page has a three column headline that announces: "NATION GOES DRY UNDER WARTIME ACT; SOME WILL SELL BEER AND LIGHT WINES, BUT PALMER REFUSES TO GIVE IMMUNITY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. First report coverage on wartime prohibition act taking effect. Thirty-two pages, irregular along the spine with some wear, small piece torn away at bottom right corner with a little text loss, a little staining nice for display as such.

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Ends March 18, 2018 15:53

$52.00
161221

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Scarface Charley1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, April 19, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Scarface Charley * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE BATTLE" "Route of the Modocs" "Driven From the Lava Beds" "Shells & Musketry Too Much for the Indian Stronghold" "Scar-faced Charley Killed and Scalped" "The Conflict Not Yet Ended" with more. This reports on the Second Battle of Stronghold with much detail. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:36

$43.00
161189

Early ADOLPH HITLER Nazis Party Movement SA & SS Men Joint Rally 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978110451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1931 * Adolph Hitler rally in Brunswick, Germany * Sturmabteilung (SA) and Schutzstaffel (SS) men * Nazi movement prior to Hitler's coming to power * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER UNITES RANKS OF THE OLD GERMANY TO WAR ON BRUENING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Adolph Hitler's Nazi movement rally at Brusnwick, Germany. Page 4 has a one column heading: "GANG TUTOR SLATED TO TURN ON CAPONE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edit... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:37

$38.00
161029

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns to St. Louis MO 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214618614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends in St. Louis * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has a two column headline: "CAPITAL STUDIES REPEAL; PRESIDENT REMAINS MUM" with subheads. (see) Page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "ST. LOUIS HAILS BEER AS TRADE REVIVIFIER" with subheads & related photo. (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 4 only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:16

$34.00
161023

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214608465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, August, 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 March 07, 2018 15:00

$28.00
160999

ADOLPH HITLER Quits League of Nations JOHN DILLINGER Raid Police 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372212115768

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1933 * Germany quits League of Nations * Adolph Hitler's 1st step to ruthlessness * John Dillinger raids police station The top of the front page has a five column headline: "GERMANY QUITS LEAGUE AND ARMS PARLEY; HITLER SCORES TREATY, DEMANDS EQUALITY; CALLS ELECTION NOV. 12 TO OBTAIN APPROVAL" with many subheads. (see) This would be the beginning of Hitler's ruthlessness. Also a one column heading on page 23: "ROB POLICE STATION OF ITS WEAPONS" with subhead. (see) Allow not mentioned, this was the work of John Dillinger and his gang who raided this police station to reload their weaponry for bank robberies. Also on the same page is a report on Machine ... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:46

$48.00
160995

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372212112351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page has a one column heading: "$10,000,000 REVENUE FROM BEER IN A DAY" with subheads. (see) The Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation was put into law just 2 days earlier. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:40

$40.00
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