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138892

JIM TOBIN Braves Pitcher 3 HOME RUNS in 1 Game 1st & Only 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334422106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1942 * Jim Tobin - Boston Braves pitcher * 3 home runs in one game - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Tobin's 3 Homers Set Major League Record for Pitchers" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Boston Braves pitcher Jim Tobin becoming the only pitcher in modern MLB history to hit 3 home runs in one game. 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, ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:46

$40.00
138890

JEFFERSON DAVIS is Panicstricken & Branchville SC 1865 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500240297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 6, 1865 * Jefferson Davis in a panic * Branchville, South Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Hood's Army South of the Tennessee" "Men Suffering for Rations" "The War on Jeff. Davis" "He is Declared to be Panic-Stricken" "Shenandoah" "Great Anxiety in the Confederacy Over Sherman's Future Movements" "Branchville, S.C., to be Defended" "Hood's Pontoons Captured & Burned" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:42

$29.00
138877

KATIE KING Spiritualism Spiritualists Ghosts Seance Medium 1875 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334410042

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875 Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time (see the hyperlink for much more). This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among collectors of spiritual/mystic related items. Complete in 128 pages, disbound from a volume without wrappers, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:26

$46.00
138833

USS SQUALUS Sailfish United States Navy SUBMARINE Sinking Photos 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333226492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1939 * USS Squalus (Sailfish) sinking disaster * Submarine test dive off New Hampshire The front page has four column headline: "59 AWAIT RESCUE ON SUNKEN SUBMARINE 240 FEET DOWN NEAR PORTSMOUTH, N. H.; CONTACT RESTORED AFTER 10-HR. BREAK" with subheads and photo. Much more inside. 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 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 sub... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 14:16

$44.00
138826

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333188342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history in airplane "Friendship" * Early aviation era original Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "MABEL BOLL FLIES TO HARBOR GRACE" "Ocean Race Between Women Is Near as Columbia Lands From New York" "Earhart Plane Tries To Go" and more. (see) Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 4 days. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:31

$34.00
138821

DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE Using to Tobacco as Medicine Medical Cure1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498846137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790 * Tobacco as medicine ? Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport". Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:24

$37.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
138816

Best JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1843 Washington D.C. BROADSHEET News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333174949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MADISONIAN.--EXTRA, Washington. (D.C.) December, 1843 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had ? A folio-size single sheet, the "President's Message takes five columns & a bit more in the sixth, signed in type: John Tyler. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. A small hole causes loss to three words & another affects two words, scattered foxing, generally nice.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:14

$68.00
138813

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving PHILADELPHIA 1811 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333171821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 * Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition & quite displayable.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:10

$43.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138799

GEORGIA BULLDOGS College Football Frank Sinkwich HEISMAN TROPHY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332822900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Massachusetts, December 9, 1942 * Frank Sinkwich wins Heisman Trophy * Georgia Bulldogs college football The sport's section (page 40) has a seven column headline: "Heisman Trophy Scroll Presented to Sinkwich at the Downtown A. C." with subheads and photo (see photos) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:53

$56.00
138798

SATCHEL PAIGE Enters MLB Baseball SIGNS Negro Pitcher INDIANS 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498605796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1948 * Satchel Paige finally enters MLB * Negro baseball star pitcher * Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 26) has a two column heading: "Satchel Paige, Ace Negro Pitcher, Signed by Indians for Relief Role" with subhead and nice related photo showing him with Bob Feller in the Indians dugout. This was when Satchel Paige signed a contract to play with the Cleveland Indians. Because of his age, many thought this was a publicity stunt but Paige would end up finishing his first season with a 6-1 record. 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... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:50

$57.00
138776

Best RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Rockefeller Center Venue OPENS 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332786053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1932 * Radio City Music Hall opens * Rockefeller Center * Best title to be had ? The front page has one column headings that include: "RADIO CITY PREMIERE IS A NOTABLE EVENT" "Many Prominent New Yorkers at Opening Show in the Huge Music Hall" "6,200 Seats Filled as Spectators of Stage and Auditorium Cast a Colorful Spell" and more. (see) Continues on page 14 with related photos. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very hig... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:08

$68.00
138773

MOWEAQUA IL Illinois Coal Mine METHANE GAS EXPLOSION Disaster 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332783382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1932 * Moweaqua, Illinois * Coal mine disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "12 OF 54 FOUND DEAD IN MINE EXPLOSION" "Diggers, After 38 Hours, Reach Chamber Where Cars Switched in Moweaqua (Ill.) Shaft" and more. (see) Coverage on the coal mine explosion disaster at Moweaqua, Illinois. 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 content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the pr... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:03

$38.00
138772

HARRY S. TRUMAN Democratic Nomination w/ Acceptance Speech 1948 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498579431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1948. * President Harry S. Truman nominated * Democratic Party acceptance speech The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN, BARKLEY NAMED BY DEMOCRATS; SOUTH LOSES ON CIVIL RIGHTS, 35 WALK OUT; PRESIDENT WILL RECALL CONGRESS JULY 26" with many subheads and related photos. Much more on following pages including Truman's acceptance speech. 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 issue... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:01

$39.00
138771

AMOS ALONZO STAGG University of Chicago College Football Coach 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498578884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932 * Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit * University of Chicago football coach The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Active Duties" "Veteran's 40-Year Tenure Ends--Protesting Action, He May Decline a New Post". Detailed report, plus much about his career as a coach and an athlete. Includes a one column close-up photo of Stagg. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:00

$44.00
138751

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Debuts MLB Baseball & John J. Pershing Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330252264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1948 * Satchel Paige 1st MLB baseball win * Cleveland Indians Negro star at 42 years old * John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Pershing of A. E. F. Is Dead; On Service Rolls 62 Years" with subhead and nice photo. (See) Much more on pages 12 & 13, loads of text. The sport's section (page 22) has one column headings: "INDIANS TRIUMPH WITH PAIGE, 8 TO 5" "Top Athletics as Negro Star Scores in Relief..." This was Satchel Paige's very 1st victory in the Major Leagues. (age 42) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:26

$56.00
138741

BABE RUTH Opens Souvenir Shop on Broadway YANKEES 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495861122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1930 * Babe Ruth opens haberdashery shop * Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic * Hurricane San Zenon The front page has a two column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL NOW 1,200; DOMINICANS BURNING DEAD TO SAVE CITY FROM PLAGUE" with subheads. Page 17 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH OPENS HIS BROADWAY SHOP" with subheads. (see) I suspect this publication would one of the very few to report this. 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 to remain very white & sturdy into the prese... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:13

$37.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495855135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138716

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330219802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robbers seized upon the engine and disconnected the express car...in the direction of Seymour. While in motion, they broke into the express car, disabled the messenger, and threw him out of the car. The engine and the car were found deserted...". There are more details in a second report, with mention that the robbers took less ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:25

$53.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138701

Rare & Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Related PRINT 49ers 1849 New Orleans Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329094088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 * Rare & early gold rush print A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco (see). Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the Gold Rush are very rare. Inside has: "California News", and a report headed: "Death of James K. Polk" with all columns on the page black-bordered.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:43

$177.00
138692

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to have mention of this: "...there being no convenient situation near--that is, no enclosed place where the door money could be collected, for that was the grand object--they did not fight." (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deservi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
138620

Rare 19th Century 1871 MEDICAL Medicine for Colds Advertisement BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327620615

MEDICAL BROADSIDE promoting: "Bell's Expectorant - A Safe and Certain Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness & Other Affections..." with more detail. At the bottom is space for the seller to print his name & details. The last line notes: "Patented Oct. 10th, 1871" Printed on thin, brown, wrapping paper-type stock, very wide margins, measures 14 1/2 by 20 inches, a few minor archival mends to the blank reverse.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:01

$149.00
138619

SS MORRO CASTLE Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster off New Jersey Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493210542

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUERO RECORD, Texas, Sept. 10, 1934 * Liner SS Morro Castle burns The banner headline announces: "CHARGES SHIP WAS FIRED" with two large photos, one headed: "First Photo Of Blazing Moro Castle Where Hundreds Perished". Other related subheads concerning the burning of the ship Morro Castle. (see hyperlink for more) Complete as a 4 page newspaper, small binding holes in the blank spine, nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:00

$46.00
138617

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493209179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 25, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 3 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent the week previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "A meeting of the incorporators of the National Rifle Association was held at the office of G. W. Wingate...yesterday afternoon. There were present..." followed by a list of the officers where elected, most notably: "President, Major-Gen. Burnside; Vice President, Col. ... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:57

$90.00
138613

Rare NORRISTOWN PA Montgomery County Pennsylvania 19th Century 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493207436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORRISTOWN REGISTER, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1883 * Uncommon title * The Buzzard Gang This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many that are illustrated. Complete, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:53

$28.00
138606

Best ROCKEFELLER CENTER Complex Construction COMPLETED 1939 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493203210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 2, 1939 * Rockefeller Center complex completed * Commercial buildings construction ends * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Rockefeller Center Is Completed As Its Creator Pleads for Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the completion of construction continues inside with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 issue... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:44

$39.00
138555

Rare AMESBBURY & SALISBURY MILLS Village Historic District Mass. 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490964094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VILLAGER, Amesbury & Salisbury Mills, Massachuetts, February 17, 1870 * Uncommon title Published weekly during the textile industry boom. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spotting, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2015 15:08

$28.00
138497

NAVAL STATION NORFOLK Ammunition Explosion Disaster World War II 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490186099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1943 * Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia * Ammunition Navy base explosion * World War II - WWII Page 19 has one column headings: "EXPLOSION KILLS 24 AT NORFOLK BASE" "250 Injured at Naval Air Station as "Ammunition in Transit" Goes Off" "HANGAR IS DESTROYED" and more with related photo. (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 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the su... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:46

$36.00
138486

Coverting 18th Century JEWS TO CHRISTIANITY Jewish Judaica 1770 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324365119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 13, 1770 * Judaica - Jewish Inside has a poem: "The Monk and Jew. A Tale. From Poems, by Nobody." The poem begins: "To make new Converts truly blest..." and more about the attempted conversion of a Jewish person and the result. Other news from Europe throughout. About 8 1/2 by 11 inches, 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:22

$48.00
138483

JOHN WATTS Indians Native Americans OHIO Wm. Blount Concord NH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324362314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 1792 * Uncommon title * John Watts On page 3 under "Virginia" is news from the "New River" in the territory south of the Ohio stating that the Indians "...with the noted John Watts at their head..." had started a march against the "frontier settlements" but returned to their "towns" because "...Gov. Blount...detached 300 militia men...to meet them; and the Indians...precipitately retreated." Four pages, two small engravings in the masthead, a bit of rubbing, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:18

$48.00
138482

JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD Hot Air Balloon PARACHUTE 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324361604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, June 27, 1793 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early parachute experiment On page 3 under "Philadelphia" is an interesting report about the successful testing of a parachute by Mr. Blanchard, the famous balloonist. It includes: " ...a dog, a cat and a squirrel were carried up with the Parachute by a balloon." It also states that a match was placed "to burn" at a certain height and sever the connection between the two, which it did, "...the belloon then ascended with redoubled velocity, and the parachute descended...in the shape of an umbrella...[and] brought the travellers safely to the ground near Bushhill, from the height of about one mile." Four pages, two smal... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:17

$70.00
138440

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323617476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1933 * Prohibition comes to an end * Beer returns - liquor Page 5 has one column headings that include: "DRINKING AT BARS TO BE ASKED IN BILL" "100 More Store Permits" 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 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 subscribers o... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:10

$36.00
138433

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Star Near Death & Photo 1949 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323613063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948 * Babe Ruth near death * New York Yankees The front page has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol" Ruth would die a few days later. 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, 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:02

$55.00
138431

MICHAEL ABBATEMARCO "Mike Shots" Brooklyn Gangster Murder 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323611853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1928 * Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco * Brooklyn gangster assassination hit * Frankie Yale organization leader The front page has a one column heading: "UALE GANG LEADER SLAIN LIKE HIS CHIEF" with subheads that include: "Abbatemarco Shot Four Times in Quiet Brooklyn Street by Gunman in Auto With Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Brooklyn gangster, Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco, during the prohibition era. 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:00

$37.00
138429

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Series Champions WELCOME 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489438356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1928 * New York Yankees & Babe Ruth * World Series of baseball champions * Welcome home celebration The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Smith Greets Babe Ruth on Homecoming; Calls Him 'Boss of the Youth of America'" The sport's section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Other Yanks Get Royal Welcome on Return From World's Series Triumph" with many subheads. 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 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138428

Best BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photos 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489437761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a two column headline: "Ruth Lies in State in Stadium; Throngs Continue Into Night" with subhead. (see) Much more on page 20 with related pictorial. Lengthy text here. Ruth died just two days prior. 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 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 &... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:56

$88.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
138375

President-Elect GEORGE WASHINGTON New York Arrival INAUGURATION 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488846721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 16, 1789 * President-elect George Washington * Arrival for inauguration Page 2 under: "Proceedings of Congress" is some nice reporting on the work being done to prepare for the arrival of George Washington to the city of New York for his inauguration, including: "That Mr. Osgood, the proprietor of the house lately occupied by the President of congress, be requested to put the same, & the furniture therein, in proper condition for the residence and use of the President of the United States...at the expence of the United States, to provide for his temporary accommodation...that a committee of three members of the Senate & five from the House of Representa... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:40

$74.00
138373

JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
138348

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488687850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder (2nd report) * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 2 has an article headed: "ASK 'WITCH DOCTOR' ABOUT GIRL'S DEATH" "Authorities Seek to Link Confessed Slayer of Farmer With Her Murder" "Black Art Inquiry Likely" and more. (see) Coverage of the actual murder. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with 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 & stur... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:44

$44.00
138345

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488686631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "FARMERS FLEECED THROUGH 'BLACKART'" "'Powwow Doctors' Trade on Belief of Pennsylvanians in Witchcraft" "Woman 'High Priestess" 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 56 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 & institutio... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:40

$38.00
138344

ROCKETS PLANE TRAVEL German Rocketeer Fritz von Opel Prediction 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322675610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1930 * Rocket plane travel for humans ? * Rockets - rocketry * Fritz von Opel A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Opel Predicts Rocket Flights From Berlin to New York in 3 Hours at 30-Mile Altitude" Coverage on Fritz von Opel''s prediction of faster travel in the future by the use of rockets. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cott... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:39

$42.00
138343

ALBERT EINSTEIN Receives Keys to the City Visit 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488685798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1930 * Albert Einstein's visit to America * Receives "keys" to New York City The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN RECEIVES 'KEYS' TO THE CITY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:38

$37.00
138340

JACK SHARKEY Beats Max Schmeling BOXING TITLE & Nikola Tesla 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322671580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1932 * Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Nikola Tesla - father of radio The front page has none column headings that include: "70,000 SEE SHARKEY OUTPOINT SCHMELING TO WIN WORLD TITLE", "Boston Heavyweight Triumphs Over German in 15 Rounds in New Bowl", "OFFICIALS VOTE 2 TO 1" and more (see) Much, much more on pages 28 & 29 with headlines, photos and round by round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially here as the fight was at Madison Square Garden. Page 12 has a one column heading: "TESLA, INVENTOR, 75, ATT... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138329

JOE DIMAGGIO Camel Cigarettes Ad & New York Yankees WORLD SERIES 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322660744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 1, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio in fullpage cigarette advertisement * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * World Series of baseball The back page has a great full page advertisement with Joe DiMaggio promoting Camel cigarettes. One photo shows DiMaggio actually smoking a cigarette with caption: "You Bet I Smoke Camels. Along With All That Swell Flavor, Camels Are Extra Mild" (see) You definitely would never see such an ad with a sport's star today. Also much reporting on the opening day of the 1941 World Series between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. Coverage starts on the front page and continues in the sport''s section. See images for port... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:19

$50.00
138311

BOBBY JONES American Amateur Golfer RETIRES Quits for Film Movies 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322190334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1930 * Bobby Jones retires from competitive golf * American amateur golfer quits for film The front page has one column heads announcing the retirement of golfing great Bobby Jones: "JONES QUITS GOLF; ACCEPTS FILM OFFER" "Announces Retirement After Signing for Series of Instructional Pictures on the Game" "Work May Net $250,000" "Demands of His Law Business Prompt Him to End Competitive Play, Champion Says" with the text carrying over to page 33 where there is much more coverage and nice photo captioned; "Bobby Jones" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:39

$62.00
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