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Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America. Bits include: "...even at that time irksome & disagr... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$600.00
177990

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Canada Revolutionary War w/ John Hancock 1776 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from Hartford note: "Last week ab... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$720.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177988

6 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626914485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO TRIBUNE, a six issue set covering the historic Howard Hughes around the world trip, dates of July 10 thru 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue is complete and has a nice banner headline on the trip save for the July 10 issue which has a brief ftpg. announcement headed: "Hughes And Four Aids Ready To Start 3,641 Mile Flight To Paris". See the photos for the other ftpg. headlines, and a wealth of related photos on many of the back pages. They returned after circling the globe covering 14,672 miles in record-setting time: three days, nineteen hours, fourteen minutes and ten seconds. They were treated to a special mayoral reception and ticker-tape parade in New York City. ... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:51

$188.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177986

SEWARD'S FOLLY Purchase of ALASKA Russian-America William Seward 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, June 21, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia The top of page ten has: "Washington" "Proclamation by the President--Ratification of the Treaty With Russia" which formalized the controversial purchase of Alaska. The proclamation states in part: "Whereas, The Treaty between the United States...and His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias...is word for word as follows: 'This treaty has already been published, and cedes to the United States, immediately upon the exchange of ratifications, all of the Russian American possessions. In consideration of which the United States are to pay Russia, within ten months, seven million two hundred thousand dollars in gold....Now the... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$176.00
177985

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
177984

COCOANUT GROVE Boston MA Worst Nightclub FIRE w/ Photos 1942 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903794565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1942 * Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire * Worst nighclub disaster in U.S. history * 492 would be the total dead - PHOTOS The front page has a three column headline: "BOSTON FIRE DEATH TOLL 440; NIGHT CLUB HOLOCAUST LAID TO BUS BOY'S LIGHTED MATCH" with subheads that include: "Throng Seared by Flame In Spread of 15 Seconds" "Many More Dying" "Bodies Heaped At Exits" and more. Much more on pages 12 & 13 with great photos of the disaster. Always nice to have notable events reported in this venerable newspaper. Complete in 40 pages, a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$78.00
177980

MALVERN FIRE COMPANY PA Pennsylvania Firefighters Truck DISASTER 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622108980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1931 * Malvern, Chester County, Pennsylvania * Fire Company - firefighters disaster - deaths * 1930 American-LaFrance pumper fire truck Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Five Firemen Killed, 11 Hurt in Engine Upset; Malvern (Pa.) Victim's Father Dies of Shock" (see) First report coverage on the Malvern Fire Company disaster in Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$45.00
177979

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Jack McGurn CHARGED Al Capone Hitman 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622108510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louis Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the m... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$44.00
177978

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900917570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 23, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight * From the city of his assassination The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this campaign. It was his eventual arrest and guilty verdict that pushed him into the national spotlight. The front page of this issue has the report of this event with a nice banner headline: "MINISTER GUILTY IN BOYCOTT" with subheads and small photo of MLK. (see) A significant issue in the early stages of... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$327.00
177977

FRANCE-GERMANY ARMISTICE Forest of Compiegne Hitler World War II 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 22, 1940 * France-Germany armistice (1st report) * Adolph Hitler - Nazis * German occupation zone set The front page has a great banner headline: "ARMISTICE REPORTED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the surrender of France to Germany. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:37

$68.00
177976

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1730 London Gazette 289 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 28, 1730 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 289 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:37

$25.00
177975

EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622106911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 9, 1697 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:36

$37.00
177974

President BILL CLINTON Hillary's Husband IMPEACHMENT Impeached 1998 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 20, 1998 * President Bill Clinton impeachment * Perjury and obstruction of justice The front page features a large, banner headline "IMPEACHED" with with subheads and photo. Nice for display. More inside. Incomplete issue containing the 1st section only with pages 1-6, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:36

$33.00
177973

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900913711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull Crushed - A Woman Knocked Senseless & Thrown Into a Deep Ravine" Eight pages, some old tape stains near the bottom, otherwise good condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:34

$43.00
177972

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ BLEAK Outlook by Editor 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 * Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads, including: "The Advance of the Yankees in North Carolina--Speculations as to the Object of Their Attack", "From the Armies in the Southwest", and more. There are also many Acts of the Confederate Congress. The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title, beginning: "The interest of the moment is absorbed in the movements of McClellan and Lee. The Northern p... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$84.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
177970

WIGGINS MISSISSIPPI Stone County BLACK Lynching Lynched Hanging 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622103839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1935 * Wiggins, Mississippi * Stone County MS * Black lynching The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "[BLACK] IS LYNCHED, ANOTHER WHIPPED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$39.00
177967

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Photos 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616961702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RECORD AMERICAN, Boston, July 21, 1969 * Neil Armstrong * Man walks on the Moon This tabloid size issue has a front page heading: "A Moon Step Into History" with illustration. Reporting on page 2 with a few related photos. Nice centerfold pictorial. (see) Much early reporting on the Chappaquidick incident involving Edward Kennedy is on page 3 with a few related photos. Complete tabloid size issue with all 40 pages, a little creasing, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$44.00
177966

Uncommon 19th Century DANVILLE Vermillion County ILLINOIS 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 16, 1880 * Uncommon title This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$30.00
177965

ALLEUTAIN ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616959927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, Hawaii, April 3, 1946. * Alleutian Islands Earthquake * Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami The front page has a very nice banner headline: "HUNT FOR BODIES BY LAND AND SEA" with subheads. Great for display and nice to have in this Hawaii publication, rare as such. First section only with pages 1-12, two folds, some wear at the central fold with a little archival mending on page 2 here.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$44.00
177964

MOSCOW PEACE TREATY Finland - Soviet Union 105-Day Winter War END 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616959518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1940 * Moscow Peace Treaty signed (1st report) * 105-day Winter war ends * Finland - Soviet Union (Russia) The top of the front page has a six column headline: "MOSCOW ANNOUNCES PEACE TREATY SIGNED; FINNS DELAY RATIFICATION, FIGHTING ENDS; TERMS GIVE BIG FINNISH AREAS TO SOVIET" with subheads and related map. First report coverage on the Moscow Peace Treaty which ended 105-day Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Moscow Peace Treaty was signed by Finland and the Soviet Union on 12 March 1940, and the r... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:11

$45.00
177963

ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ PRISON The Rock 1st Successfull Breakout ? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Dec. 21, 1937 * Alcatraz Island Prison, San Francisco Bay * First successful escape ? * Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'Rock' Escape Made by Two Felons After Sawing Bars" with subhead: "Warden Reveals How Cole, Roe Broke Out of Prison Shop" Very rare to have in this San Francisco publication. Complete with all 30 pages, light, even toning, minor margin wear, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:11

$62.00
177962

FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone's Henchman SUICIDE Death 1943 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616958830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1943 * Frank Nitti suicide death * Al "Scarface" Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 has additional reporting on the suicide death of Frank Nitti with a one column heading: "FBI Hunts New Clews Bearing On Nitti Suicide" with subhead and more with two related photos. Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete with all 40+ pages, some archival mending on a few inside pages including the one with the Nitti reporting, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:11

$62.00
177961

PROVIDENCE Webster County KY Kentucky Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1939 * Providence, Webster County, Kentucky * Coal mine dust explosion disaster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "19 MINERS KILLED, 9 STILL ENTOMED" with subheads, photo and list of the victims. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:10

$42.00
177960

NELSON MANDELA South African President Anti-Apartheid Leader FREE 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 * Nelson Mandela freed (day of) * South African president * Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson * Famous Heavyweight boxing upset The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on pages 11-14. The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Douglas KOs Tyson in Title Fight Upset" with photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:10

$68.00
177959

SHARPEVILLE MASSACRE South African Police Shoot on Demonstrators 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616957680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1960 * Sharpeville massacre * Pass laws demonstration * Transvaal, South African police The front page has a two column heading: "50 Killed in South Africa As Police Fire on Rioters" First report coverage on the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. Sixty-four pages, piece torn away along the top margin (see), toning with a little wear along the central fold, a few archival mends on page 2, otherwise good.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$42.00
177958

Best LUCILLE BALL "I Love Lucy" Television Comedy Actress DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 26, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had - rare as such * Early, same day headline & report The front page has a nice banner headline: "Lucille Ball Dies at 77; The Whole World Loved Lucy During TV's Golden Age" with subhead and two related photos. A few more on page 2. Terrific to have this report in a L.A. newspaper, home of the television/film industries, home to Lucy Ball, and the city where she died. First section only with pages 1-8, nice condition. Nice for display.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$182.00
177957

1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street New York Financial Crisis in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. The front page has a one column heading: "STOCKS TUMBLE; BANKERS' POOL DOES NOTHING" with subhead. (see) And the many pages within provide a fascinating glimpse of life during those tumultuous weeks. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:08

$52.00
177956

Rare JAPANESE SURRENDERS World War II Ends WWII 1945 Honolulu Hawaii Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HONOLULU ADVERTISER, EXTRA, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 1945 * Japanese surrender - World War II * From the origin of the war (U.S.) The top of the front page, above the masthead is taken up with a great banner headline: "TRUMAN REPORTS JAPAN HAS QUIT" with subhead and a photo of celebratory sailors at Pearl Harbor. A terrific issue, as this is the city where the war began for the United States. Very rare as such. First section only with pages 1-12, the front and back leafs are in a light greenish color, piece torn away at the bottom left area (see) which affects a advertisement only, minor central fold wear, nice for display.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:08

$92.00
177939

HUEY LONG Louisiana Senator "The Kingfish" Becomes DICTATOR 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615261632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, September 8, 1934 * Louisiana Senator * Huey Long as dictator * The Kingfish The top of the front page has a one column heading: "2,000 TROOPS MOVE INTO NEW ORLEANS; LONG IS 'DICTATOR'" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, minor irregularity along spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:13

$38.00
177938

ELLSWORTH VINES Wins Men's WIMBLEDON Singles Tennis Championship 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 3, 1932 * American tennis star Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr. * Wimbledon singles tournament champion The front page of this section has a one column heading: "VINES BEATS AUSTIN IN WIMBLEDON FINAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Ellsworth Vines winning the Wimbledon grand slam singles tennis tournament. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$33.00
177937

WINSTON CHURCHILL "War Situation" House of Commons SPEECH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 12, 1943 * Winston Churchill "War Situation" speech * House of Commons of the United Kingdom * Dwight Eisenhower becomes supreme commander The front page has five column heading: "War: New Command, Plans for 1943" with subheads that include: "Prime Minister Tell Commons That Detailed Plans for Nine Months of Attack Are Laid" "Eisnehower Heads Unified Command In North Africa" and more. (see) Complete text of Churchill's speech at the House of Commons on pages 6 & 7 with photo. Lengthy text here. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$57.00
177936

LUFTWAFFE German Air Force Creation & Actress Jean Harlow Divorce 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1935 * German Air Force - Luftwaffe creation * Hermann Goering * Jean Harlow divorce The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH'S AIR FORCE BECOMES; ARMY IN CONTROL" with subheads: "Civilian Flying Clubs Adopt Reichswehr Salute and Modified Uniforms" "Plans No Longer Secret" and more. Coverage of the German Air Force becoming a official military organization under the rule of Hermann Goering. The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW GETS SECOND DIVORCE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$39.00
177935

BATTLE OF SEVEN PINES Fair Oaks Civil War Virginia MAP 1862 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896477314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862 * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks * American Civil War original map The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail. Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Fremont's Pursuit of Jackson" "An Engagement Beyond Strasburg" "Highly Important From Corinth" "Beauregard's Army Dispersed" "Pope 30 Miles Below Corinth""Beauregard Tells His Men to Save Themselves" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:10

$50.00
177934

HAYNEVILLE Lowndes County ALABAMA Black Boy Lynching Neal Guinn 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615254138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1931 * Hayneville, Alabama * Lowndes County * Black lynching - lynched Page 7 has small one column headings: "[Black] BOY, 16, IS LYNCHED" "He Is Shot 32 Times by Alabama Posse--Accused by Girl" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of black boy, Neal Guinn, at Hayneville, Alabama. Other news of the day throughout. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:09

$40.00
177933

COLUMBIA SC South Carolina Captured William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896475927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 21, 1865 * Columbia SC South Carolina * General William T. Sherman Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From South Carolina" "The Evacuation of Charleston" "Dahlgren Moving on the City" "The Occupation of Columbia" "Sherman's & Beauregard's Movements" "Late Rebel News" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:09

$33.00
177931

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896473881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Sept. 5, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:07

$59.00
177930

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896473244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 7, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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$37.00
177928

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Photos 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896472541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, July 21, 1969 * Neil Armstrong * Man walks on the Moon The front page has a nice banner headline: "MAN WALKS ON THE MOON; 'Small Step for Man...Giant Leap for Mankind'" with subheads and two large related photo. (see) Much more inside. Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects appearance, generally very nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:06

$57.99
177927

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615249007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 16, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "The Morning Session" "Lawyer Jennings Opens the Case for the Defense" Lengthy text takes up almost 4 full columns. Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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$52.00
177926

SS ATHENIA 1st British Ship Sunk World War II Beginning 1939 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615248387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, WAR EXTRA, Sept. 4, 1939 * SS Athenia, the 1st British ship sunk by Germany in WWII * World War II at the beginning * Britain and France entering the war The nice, bold banner headline announces: "LINER TORPEDOED" with various subheads. Nice for display. First section only with pages 1-12, light toning and minor wear at the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:05

$48.00
177925

JOHN WAYNE GACY Serial Killer Clown EXECUTED & Joel Rifkin Guilty 1994 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896470744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 10, 1994 * John Wayne Gacy * Serial "killer clown" * Joel Rifkin guilty The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "Gacy Executed in Illinois for Murders of 33" with subhead. First report coverage on the execution of American serial killer, John Wayne Gacy. (see) Also of interest is a one column heading on page 11: "Admitted Killed Guilty in First of 17 Slayings" which was NYC serial killer Joel Rifkin. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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$72.00
177924

POST PEARL HARBOR ATTACK World War II Declared 1941 Honolulu Hawaii Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896470251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, December 11, 1941 * United States declare war * Germnay & Italy - Axis * Post Pearl Harbor attack * FRONT AND BACK LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a great banner headline above the masthead: "HONOLULU AIRMEN DOWN 20 JAPANESE PLANES" with subheads. (see) Great to have in the Honolulu publication just a few days after the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. Very rare as such. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total), minor wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:04

$57.00
177923

Best NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION Movie Opening Day AD1989 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615246034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1989 * Best "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American Christmas comedy film - Chevy Chase A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In o... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:04

$98.00
151716

LOU GEHRIG Consecutive Baseball Games Streak ENDS New York Yankees1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853195427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWICH SUN, Connecticut, May 3, 1939 * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends (1st report) * New York Yankees - Major league baseball The sports page has a two line, 2 column head: "Gehrig Benches Self--Bows Out After 2,130 Games In Row" with a nice article beginning: "For the first time since May 30, 1925, the New York Yankees played a major league baseball game yesterday without Lou Gehrig in the lineup..." with more (see). Curiously, above the article is a photo of the next generation's star Yankee, headed "DiMaggio Nurses Wounded Leg" with text in the caption (see). Also a one column report: "Add 6 More Names To Hall of Fame At Cooperstown". Complete in 8 pages, l... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 14:30

$110.00
177922

HARRY S. TRUMAN 33rd President of the United States DEATH 1972 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615087554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, December 27, 1972 * Death of President Harry Truman Full front page banner headline that reads "TRUMAN DIES", with a picture of his daughter Margaret and his wife Bess. This issue also includes the following front page coverage: "And The Nation Mourns", "Bombing Resumes; Hanoi Evacuated", and much more inside! This is the complete issue, tabloid size, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 12:50

$32.00
176306

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506732590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, March 7, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * Jefferson Davis proclamations From the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Battle-Field Around Fort Donelson" "Notes Of The War" "The Late Outrage on the Rio Grande" & more. Pg. 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The War--Past, Present, & Future". Also: "From Norfolk" "From The Valley" "By the President of the Confederate States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Jefferson Davis, concerning martial law in Richmond. Also another related "Proclamation" also signed: Jefferson Davis. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 14:07

$87.00
178396

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


eBay Auction Item # 392648320015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1935 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano * re. Dutch Schultz murder * New York City gangster - mob boss * 1935 Helena earthquake The front page has a one column heading: "LUCIANA IS LINKED TO 3 BRONX DEATHS; GANG LIST ISSUED" with subheads. (see) Was he responsible for the recent murder of fellow NYC gangster Dutch Schultz ? Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition, a little staining near bottom right corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 15:10

$39.99
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