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137741

BATTLE OF BILBAO Spanish Civil War Nationalist Army Spain CAPTURE 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476152636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1937 * Battle of Bilbao ends - Spain * Spanish Civil War * Nationalist Army victory The front page has a two column headline: "BILBAO CAPTURED BY REBEL FORCES; DEFENDERS FLEE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Nationalist Army conquering Bilbao Basques, Spain. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qual... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:31

$34.00
137738

KNUTE ROCKE Notre Dame College Football Coach FUNERAL & BURIAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307558918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1931 * Knute Rockne funeral & burial * Notre Dame head football coach * re. airplane crash disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE LAID TO REST; THOUSANDS AT GRAVE" "Body of Notre Dame's Famous Coach Buried at South Bend With Simple Ceremonies" and more. (see) First report coverage on Knute Rockne's funeral and burial continues on page 16 with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:26

$45.00
137736

UNITED FLIGHT 521 Airplane Disaster Port Deposit MD Maryland 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307555905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 31, 1947 * United Flight 521 disaster * Airplane crash * Port Deposit, Maryland The front page has a nice five column headline announcing: "53 KILLED AS AIRLINER CRASHES AND BURNS IN MARYLAND WOODS; DISASTER HERE LAID TO WIND SHIFT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 26 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 i... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:19

$40.00
137725

Woman Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Marriage Weds George Putnam 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476140426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1931. * Amelia Earhart * George Putnam * Marriage The front page has one column headings that include: "AMELIA EARHART WEDS G.P. PUTNAM" "But Atlantic Flier Will Remain 'Miss Earhart' for Business Purposes and Writing" and more with photo of the couple on page 3. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:07

$36.00
137723

Rare NIAGARA FALLS View Print - Charleston SC South Carolina 1751 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307543843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1751 * Rare engraving of Niagara Falls * Charleston, South Carolina The prime feature of this issue is the very nice full page plate captioned: "A View of the Fall of Niagara" (see) which is accompanied by an article taking over 2 pages on Niagara Falls (see for portions). There is another full page allegorical plate. There are engravings of several fish and a two-headed snake, and a half page engraving of two "Rice Birds" with a related article on the devastation they cause in South Carolina (see). Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Drunkenness & Gaming" "Account of the Burial of K. Charles I and Oliv... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 10:56

$195.00
137719

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476132758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the f... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 10:51

$57.00
137632

Rare BABE RUTH Pitches Game New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474424197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1930 * Babe Ruth pitches game vs. Red Sox * New York Yankees last game of season * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 24) has a banner headline: "Ruth, Pitching First Time in Ten Years, Beats the Red Sox; Season Closes" with subheads that include: "PITCHING OF RUTH BAFFLES RED SOX" and more with box scores. (see) Interesting Ruth item as he pitched against the team he used to pitch for regularly for a short time. Nice to have in this famous New York City paper. I suspect he pitched this game because it didn't mean much being the last game of the season and they wanted to get a good crowd out for the game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 08:04

$67.00
137628

CADIZ Harrison County OHIO Coal Mine Mining EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305654232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1940 * Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio * Nelms coal mine explosion disaster Page 19 has one column headings: "25 TO 27 TRAPPED DEEP IN OHIO MINE" "Rock Falls retard Rescuers Seeking to Reach Men Cut Off by Explosion" (see) First report coverage on the disaster at the Nelms mine of the Ohio-Pennsylvania coal company in Cadiz, Ohio. 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, libraries & institutions rather tha... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:59

$40.00
137624

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Found at Sea ALIVE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474417714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days The front page has a two column headline: "FIND RICKENBACKER AND 5 MATES SAFE; SIXTH DIED ON RAFT" with subheads that include: "Captain and Two Others Discovered 600 Miles From Samoa" and more with photo of Rickenbacker. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with nice pictorial. First report coverage on the rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker after he was adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:52

$67.00
137617

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Long Island Sound Original 1796 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305645375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 2, 1796 * Rare 18th century American title Most of the content is from Europe although page 2 has a report headed: "American Claims In the High Court of Admiralty". The back page has a very nice illustrated bell ad (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very small bit from the blank spine margin, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137615

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474410971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 28, 1797 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century making it very nice for display. Among the ftpg. items are: "Peace Negociation" "Bank of England" "Suppression of the Fleet Mutiny" and "Yellow Fever". Pg. 2 has a very lengthy letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, various foxing throughout, a bit heavier at the folds, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:41

$47.00
137605

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305112690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from New York" "The Receptions at Jersey City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia" "Immense Turnout of the Jersey Blues" "The Address of Welcome & Mr. Lincoln's Replies" "Great Excitement & Enthusiasm" " What May be Expected from Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural". This text takes almost the entire front page, with subheads including: "The Recept... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:41

$48.00
137594

KONSTANTIN TSIOLKOVSKY Father of ROCKETS Rocketry Pioneer DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473837324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1935 * Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky death * Father of rockets & Astronautics Page 21 has one column headings: "TSIOLKOVSKI IS DEAD; DESIGNER OF ROCKETS" "Willed All Works on Aviation to Soviet When He Felt His Illness Would Be Fatal" 1st report coverage on the death of this famous scientist who is one of the founding fathers of rocketry. 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:24

$44.00
137592

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Groundbreaking Ceremony TOTO the Clown 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305091548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938 * Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking) * President Thomas Jefferson honored * Toto the clown death Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Also a one column headline on page reads: "JEFFERSON'S MEMORIAL" 1st report coverage on the ground breaking ceremony for the initial beginning of the construction of the Jefferson Memorial. Page 2 has a two column heading: "Toto, Famous Clown, Dies at 50; Fails to Recover From Operation" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:22

$39.00
137588

Very 1st WORLD CUP SOCCER Title Game URUGUAY vs. Argentina 1930 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305088469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 31, 1930 * Very 1st World Cup soccer championship game This issue of the Times reports the final game of the very first World Cup tournament. With soccer being a somewhat unknown sport in the United States at the time, it is exceedingly difficult to find any 1930 reports of the World Cup in American newspapers, coverage lacking in several major city publications. The one column headline on the sports page reads: "Uruguay Annexes Title At Soccer" with subheads: "70,000 Spectators See Argentine Lose Contest for World Honors by 4-2" "Victors Stage Come-Back" "Trailing by 1-2 at End of First Half, They Launch Attack Which Brings Triumph". The text takes three... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:19

$135.00
137584

THOMAS E. DEWEY New York Governor Election WIN 1942 World War II NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305084600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 4, 1942 * Thomas E. Dewey elected New York Governor The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEWEY ELECTED GOVERNOR IN STATE SWEEP" with subheads and a nice photo of Thomas E. Dewey. More on the inside pages. Nice to have in this famous New York title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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 primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:14

$42.00
137571

DON BUDGE & ALICE MARBLE Wins US Open Tennis Championships 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473635080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 25, 1938 * Tennis players Don Budge and Alice Marble * US United States Open Tennis Championships The front page of this sport's section only has a banner headline: "BUDGE AND MISS MARBLE CAPTURE U.S. TENNIS FINALS" with subheads and two photos. (see) Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:50

$23.00
137566

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
137555

NEW YORK YANKEES Joe DiMaggio Era Wins AL Baseball Pennant Flag 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473612198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1938 * New York Yankees win flag * Joe DiMaggio era * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 23) has a five column headline announcing: "Yanks Clinch Tenth American League Pennant" with subheads that include: "TWO RECORDS MADE AS YANKS WIN FLAG" and more with box scores and photo of Joe McCarthy. Yankees would go on and win the World Series as well. Great to have in this famous NYC title. 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:21

$39.00
137554

Best LOU GEHRIG Iron Horse New York Yankees 1,000 GAME Streak 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473611822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 19, 1931 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees * 1,000 consecutive game milestone * Best title to be had The sport's section (page 26) has a five column headline: "Tigers Triumph Over Yankees in Eleventh, 5 to 4" with subheads that include: "GEHRIG EXTENDS STRING" Plays 1,000th Consecutive American League Contest as Member of New York Club" and more with photo of Gehrig. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:20

$40.00
137553

Best BABE RUTH HITS 600th HOME RUN New York Yankees Baseball 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473611419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1931. * 600th Career Home Run * George Herman Babe Ruth * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The sport's section (page 11) has a four column headline: "Yanks Win, Ruth Driving 600th Homer" with subheads: "Ruth Hits No. 35 As Yanks Win, 11-7" "Circuit Drive That Helps Set Back Browns is 600th of Major League Career" and more with box scores. Also a related report: "Ruth Gives $10 For Ball" "Rewards Boy Who Returns Memento of His 600th Home Run." 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,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:19

$130.00
137503

Early & Rare Pre KING KONG Movie Release Mention 1932 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301267431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1932 * Very early King Kong movie mention Before the movie would premiere in March, 1933, this issue has a early and somewhat inconspicuous mention of King Kong in a little piece on page 7 of the Movie-Drama section (inside) of this newspaper, reading: "With his 'King Kong' now about ready for exhibition, Merian C. Cooper is turning his attention to another adventure theme with the title of 'Killer at Large'...". Other news, sports and advertisements of the era. Complete in a thich 100+ page Sunday edition, 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 rema... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:23

$42.00
137502

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY Rally Celebration Mahatma Gandhi Bombay 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301266084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1930 * Independence rally in Bombay India * Mahatma Gandhi Page 6 has one column headings: "REDS IN INDIA CLASH WITH NATIONALISTS" "300 Tear Down Latter's Falgs at Huge 'Independence Day' Meeting in Bombay" "ASSAIL GANDHI PROGRAM" and more. (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 cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:22

$40.00
137501

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301264183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing * Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) The sport's section (page 27) has a four column headline: "Turfmen Hail Gallant Fox as Champion" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on Gallant Fox winning the Kentucky Derby, 1st leg to his eventual triple crown. 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 individual... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:21

$39.00
137496

HACK WILSON Breaks Baseball RBI Season Record & Earl Averill HR's 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301258076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1930. * Earl Averill Hits 4 Homers * Hack Wilson Breaks MLB RBI Record The sport's section (page 34) has one column headings that include: "AVERILL'S 4 HOMERS MARK DOUBLE BILL" "Indians' Ace Stars as His Team Beats Senators in 1st, 13-7, Then Loses 2d, 6-4" "WILSON'S HOMERS HELP UPSET GIANTS" "Breaks record In Majors" and more. First report coverage on Hack Wilson breaking the RBI record held by Lou Gehrig at the time, a record still held by Hack Wilson today. Also a one column photo of Hack Wilson. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:15

$45.00
137462

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300348529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. 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... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:13

$43.00
137456

CAMDEN NJ New Jersey Hollingshead Corporation Paint Factory FIRE 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300343396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1940 * Camden NJ New Jersey fire * R. M. Hollingshead Co. paint factory The front page has two column headings: "Camden Paint Factory Blows Up; 10 Feared Dead; 205 Hurt in Fire" "Explosions Rock Wide Area, 125 Homes Burn---Loss Put at $2,000,000---State of Emergency Declared, Troops on Guard" Reporting continues on page 19 with related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on the fire in Camden, New Jersey that started at the R. M. Hollingshead Corporation plant. 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, all... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:05

$46.00
137437

Very Rare KINGMAN Mohave County AZ Arizona Territory 1890 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469060851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, April 5, 1890 * Very rare title from the Arizona Territory A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 22 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1890's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illustrated. The back pg. includes the cattle brands of 8 owners (see). Four pages, some tears at margins, generally in nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage. This may be the very first newspaper we have ever had from territorial Kingman.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:42

$188.00
137423

Historic CHEVROLET CORVETTE Automobile Car DEBUT 1953 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469047465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 1, 1953 * Corvette starts production * In a Detroit newspaper (historic) Page 53 has a two line, two column headline: "Plastic Corvette Begins To Roll" & above this head in smaller type: "Production Line Starts". The report begins: "Chevrolet's first production model Corvette, a sports with a plastic laminated fiber glass body, rolled off the company's Flint assembly line Tuesday..." & more. The report contains details about production, plus mention that the list price for a new Corvette was $3250. Included is a two column photo of the first production model Corvette rolling off the assembly line at the Flint facility. Terrific to have this notable report in ... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:17

$975.00
137422

CHARLES MANSON Family Hippies 3 Girls Found GUILTY For Murders 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469046438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, January 27, 1971 * Charles Manson & girls found guilty w/ photo Near the bottom of the front page is a photo with a caption headed: "Manson Girls' Found Guilty" with just a bit of text. (see) They are Patricia Krenwinkel, Susan Atkins, and Leslie Van Houten. Complete inn 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:16

$60.00
137421

Best LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis New York Yankees Career ENDS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469045863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1939 * Lou Gehrig ends baseball career * Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) A six column headline on page 26 announces: "Gehrig's Career as Player Ended by Infantile Paralysis" with one column subheads: "Activity Is Barred By Clinic's Report" "Gehrig Will Be Required Conserve Energy--He Takes Verdict Philosophically" "Stays As Yankee Captain" "Will Receive Full Salary for Year--Ended Record Streak of 2,130 Games May 2". There are also two related reports headed: "Lou's Bravery Disclosed" "Mayo Clinic Reveals How Gehrig Receives News of Ailment" & "Dr. Fishbein Comments" "Finding on Gehrig Discussed by Medical Journ... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:15

$210.00
137420

Early ALBERT EINSTEIN Columbia University Honorary Science Medal 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469045362

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1920 * Very early Albert Einstein * Columbia University honorary medal honor for science Page 16 has one column heads including: "COLUMBIA TO HONOR LEADERS IN THE WAR" "Degrees to Be Given to 2,632 Students at Exercises in Gymnasium" "PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED" "Medal for Meritorious Service to Science Goes to Albert Einstein of Switzerland" and more. (see) This is very early mention of the man who would become a key player in the production of the atomic bomb. This is the first time Einstein was mentioned in the New York Times, and possibly the first time his name was publicly mentioned in the United States. Complete in 28 pages, inked address stamp in an upper... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:14

$75.00
137401

ROCKY GRAZIANO vs. Tony Zale Middleweight BOXING Title Fight 1947 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468380499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1947 * Boxer Rocky Graziano victory * Boxing middleweight title fight * Tony Zale The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Graziano Knocks Out Zale in Sixth Round to Take world Middleweight Title" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text here. 1st report coverage on Rocky Graziano becoming the new middleweight boxing champion of the World. 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 &... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 14:47

$57.00
137382

HMS POSEIDON (P99) Royal Navy Submarine Yellow Sea SINKING 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468159803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1931 * HMS Poseidon submarine sinking (1st report) * United Kingdom Royal Navy The front page has one column headings: "BRITISH SUBMARINE SINKS WITH 18 MEN" "Two of 33 Saved Succumb to Injuries After Collision With Steamer Offf China" "FLEET SENDS DIVERS DOWN and more. First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of the Sub. 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather tha... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:52

$39.00
137379

VALENCIA SPAIN Airplanes Bombing AIR RAID Spanish Civil War 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468156995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1937. * Valencia, Spain bombing * Spanish Civil War The front page has a two column headline: "5 PLANES BOMB VALENCIA; 200 ARE REPORTED KILLED; MISSILES HIT BRITISH SHIPS" with subheads. (see) 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:48

$37.00
137376

General CHARLES DE GAULLE French Republic Statesman Resignation 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391299180665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1946 * Charles De Gaulle resigns * French Republic - France The front page has a two column headline: "CRISIS ARISES AS DE GAULLE RESIGNS POST" with subheads that include: "President Through With Politics, Aide Says..." and more with photo of De Gaulle. First report coverage of Charles De Gaulle resigning as President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:45

$40.00
137341

Mohandas Karamchand MAHATMA GANDHI Jail Release India Leader 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467978009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1931 * Mahatma Gandhi jail release (1st report) The front page has one column headings that include: "M'DONALD TRIUMPHS IN DEBATE ON INDIA AS GANDHI GOES FREE" "The Nationalist Leader Predicts His Rearrest Soon--Many of His Aides Released" and more. (see) Continues on page 8 with small photo of Gandhi. 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 prim... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:09

$52.00
137340

433 EROS ASTEROID Close Encounter Earth & Linton Indiana Disaster 1931 Newpaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467975829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1931 * 433 Eros flyby * Near-Earth asteroid * Linton, Indiana * Coal mine explosion Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "The Tiny Planet Eros Will Visit Us Tonight; Sky Vagabond Only 16,000,000 Miles Away". Coverage on the asteroid 433 Eros due to pass that same day. Page 3 has a one column heading: "32 KILLED IN BLAST IN INDIANA MINE" with subheads. (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... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:07

$37.00
137339

LEFTY GROVE Philadelphia Athletics 30TH WIN of Baseball Season 1931 Newsspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298998915

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1931 * Lefty Grove 30th victory of season (record) * Philadelphia Athletics - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 12) has a nice banner headline: "American League Record Is Set by Grove as He Hurls 30th Victory of Season" with subheads that include: "GROVE ANNEXES 30TH TO SET LEAGUE MARK" "Beaten Only three Times" and more with photo of Grove. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title 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 present. G... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:07

$37.00
137338

Both BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig Hit HRs Home Runs New York Yankees 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467973586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1931 * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees The top of the sports pave has a banner head: "Yankees Take Two as Ruth and Gehrig Hit Homers..." with one column subheads: "20,000 See Yankees Rout Indians Twice" "Gehrig Hits No. 45 and Ruth Gets 44th as Team Wins..." "Lou Breaks Own Record" and more (see). Another article has: "Players of the Game - Lefty Grove--Baseball's Champion Pitcher" with a photo of him. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use. Great condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:05

$57.00
137335

BABE RUTH Home Runs for Orphans Albany & Bobby Jones British Open 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298573268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1930 * Babe Ruth vs. Albany Senators * Hawkins Stadium exhibition game * Home runs promised to orphans * Bobby Jones - British Open golf The sport's section (page 31) has one column headings: "RUTH HITS 2 HOMERS AS YANKS TRIUMPH" "One Blow Is Longest Ever Made at Albany--Eastern Leaguers Bow, 8 to 3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on the exhibition game held in Albany in which Babe Ruth promised some orphan children he would hit home runs. Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. 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 p... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 14:53

$37.00
137327

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Pre Season CONTRACT Talks 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467517732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract dispute * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "DiMaggio Wants Big Increase but Withholds Demand Till Yanks Make Offer" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) A nice report on DiMaggio's upcoming contract after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. (rare as such) 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 cont... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:27

$40.00
137316

Calvin COOLIDGE DAM Gila River Globe AZ Arizona DEDICATION 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298436252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1930 * Coolidge Dam dedicated (1st report) * Gila River - Globe, Arizona The front page has one column headings that include: "COOLIDGE DEDICATES GREAT ARIZONA DAM", "Crowd of 15,000 Motors Over Desert to Hear Man Whose Name Big Structure Bears" and more. (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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:13

$37.00
137310

Old Radio TELEVISION TV Tests General Electric Visual INVENTION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467506919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1928. * Early television experiments - tests * Before it became a reality * Caveman technology to today's standards The front page has one column headings that include: "RADIO TELEVISION TO HOME RECEIVERS IS SHOWN IN TESTS" "Pictures and Voices Clearly Seen and Heard in Three Schenectady Residences" "Sent Out From Laboratory" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 5 with related photos. 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 t... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:07

$56.00
133283

Very EARLY & Rare 1600's, 1700's, 1800's & 1900's Set (4) of London Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371332514228

Shown is a set of original & historic old newspapers (4), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE from London England. * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had * A truly unique, one-of-a-kind set These issues cover the past 4 centuries being exactly 100 years apart from each other. The dates in this set are as follows: March 8, 1671; March 23, 1771; February 10, 1871 & July 16, 1971. The issues contain news of the day including much from England. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world that is still published today. The format of this famous newspaper didn't change much over the 400 years save for the number of pages per issue, which have increased through the years. These issues also come in a elabo... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2015 13:10

$240.00
137278

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Death Funeral Car Prints 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391296131921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1881 * President James S. Garfield * Lake View Cemetery * Best title to have ? A very graphic issue on the funeral of President James Garfield, who was born & raised in a Cleveland suburb and is buried in Cleveland. The top of the front page has two large illustrations showing: "The Pavilion And Catafalque" and: "The Funeral Car". Front page column heads report on the details of the funeral ceremonies (see). Page 4 has a black-bordered print of: "James Abram Garfield". Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds with foxing at folds and some perforation at a fold & fold junctures.

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Ends November 15, 2015 14:31

$140.00
137270

JIMMIE FOXX Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball wins AL Batting Champion 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391296094106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1938 * Jimmie Foxx wins batting title * Boston Red Sox - American League A seven column headline on the sports section reports: "American League Batting Laurels Captured by Foxx of the Red Sox" with subheads: "Foxx Topped List With Mark Of .349" "New High In Home Runs" and more. Also a nice two column photo of Jimmie Foxx. 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 indivi... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:48

$42.00
137269

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Photo 1930 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465552781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1930. * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH ACCEPTS $160,000 FOR 2 YEARS" with subheads and a two column photo of Babe Ruth shaking hand s with New York Yankees Owner, Colonel Ruppert . Great to have in this famous New York City title. Also in this same issue is a nice front page 1st report on the death of President William Howard Taft. The headline reads: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DIES AT CAPITAL, SUCCUMBING TO MANY WEEKS' ILLNESS, FIVE HOURS AFTER JUSTICE SANFORD" with many subheads and nice photo of Taft. Other news, sports and... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:46

$97.00
137260

Very 1st U.S. MAIL ROCKET TRY Frido Kessler Greenwood Lake NY 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295743672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1936 * 1st American rocket plane try * Rocket mail - Frido Kessler (1st report) * Greenwood Lake, New York Page 19 has a two column heading: "Rocket Mail Flight Ends in Fizzle And Flame at Greenwood Lake" First report coverage on the 1st test flight try of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane. 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:24

$44.00
137251

HAIFA OIL REFINERY MASSACRE Palestine Zionist Irgun Jews - Arabs 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295738100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1947 * Haifa oil refinery massacre (1st report) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Arabs The front page has a 2 column heading: "41 Jews Stabbed to Death After Bomb Kills Six Arabs" (see) 1st report coverage on the Haifa Oil Refinery Massacre. 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:14

$39.00
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