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JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055647547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS NEWS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title * Historic Boxing Collectible * Racially-tainted reporting Page 7 has the historic report on the first African-American to claim the heavyweight boxing title: "Johnson Claims The Heavyweight Title", but in an obvious case of racial bias, the large, full-figure photo next to the article is of Tommy Burns, the loser, and reds: "Man Who Gives Up World's Title To Negro Fighter". Ten pages, some margin tears, bit irregular at the spine and partially loose at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:44

$175.00
164277

JACK JOHNSON Becomes 1st Black to Win Heavyweight BOXING Title - 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321186066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st Negro boxer champion (1st report) * Tommy Burns Page 3 has an article with one column heads: "Jack Johnson The New Heavyweight Champion" and: "Great Crowd Witnesses His Defeat of Tommy Burns at Sydney". The coverage is quite detailed (see for portions) taking about 17 column inches. It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Complete in 10 pages, two ink spots affect each page but do not affect the mentioned report. Some margin wear, should be handled carefully.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:40

$120.00
164276

JESS WILLARD Defeats JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Heavyweight Boxing Champ 1915 Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055645575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kansas Cowboy Knocks Out Negro in 26 Rounds," "Johnson Tired Self Down," "Had Advantage to 20th Lap, When Fall Commenced," with more. This report takes the full first column & carries over to page 10 where the text is more extensive. A large photo of Jess Willard is also presented, and is headed: "The New Heavyweight Champion of the World." See ima... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:39

$125.00
164137

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Tommy Farr 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314752657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Tommy Farr - British boxer The top of the front page has a one column headline: "LOUIS BEATS FARR IN A CLOSE BATTLE AND RETAINS TITLE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "35,000 See Louis Extended to Limit in Outpointing Farr at Yankees Stadium" with subheads, 2 related photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:06

$39.00
163990

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title Tommy Gibbons at Shelby MT 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309735842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 5, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons * Heavyweight boxing title (1st report) * Shelby, Montana financial flop The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMPSEY KEEPS HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN" with subheads and photo. (see) Great for display. Round by round coverage inside. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label in the masthead, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: The aftermath was worse than the fight for Shelby: a large arena, the size of a football field, had been built. Since most of Shelby's residents and those of nearby cities could not afford ticket prices set so that the city could ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:17

$77.00
163949

JOE LOUIS Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joins UNITED STATES ARMY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046580171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1942 * Joe Louis joins U.S. Army * Heavyweight Boxing Champion The front page has one column heads: "Joe Louis Due to Don Uniform on Wednesday" above which is a photo of him captioned: "Army Acquires a New Type of Bomber - Joe Louis and W. C. Saunders, Army examination official - The Brown Bomber is fingerprinted, at Fort Jay, L.I.". This is the report of Joe Louis becoming "draft registrant No. 374". Great coverage in his hometown paper. Eighteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 07:23

$67.00
163757

JOE LOUIS vs. James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303414008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, June 20, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight) Page 6 of this section has a banner headline: "JOE LOUIS HAS THE GUNS TO BEAT CHAMP BRADDOCK TUESDAY, SCRIBES OPINE" with subheads and photo. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:23

$37.00
163533

JOE LOUIS vs. Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Rematch 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034751394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CINCINNATI TIMES, June 23, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Punch That Spelled Vengeance for Joe" (see) Also headings: "Cincinnati Celebrates Louis Win Quietly; Scores Injured Elsewhere" and "Schmeling Suffers Serious Spinal Hurt; Taken to Hospital" (see) The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "LOUIS, CONQUEROR OF SCHMELING, APPEARS INVINCIBLE" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at t... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:55

$67.00
163330

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight v Paulino Uzcudun 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287824030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * Paulino Uzcudun - Basque The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LOUIS WINS OVER PAULINO IN FOURTH BY TECHNICAL K. O." with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:09

$46.00
163274

1927 SPORTS MAGAZINE Boxing Track Women Basketball Rugby Soccer Babe Ruth PHOTOS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286172539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Feb. 26, 1927 * Many sports photos Very much a sporting magazine at this point. The full ftpg. is a boxing photos: "Mike McTigue Writes 'Finis' On Paul Berlenbach's Ring Career." with more photos inside as well. Balance of the issue has many sports-themed photos, plus other items as well (see). Complete in 24 pages, stitching at the spine, minor piece from back leaf margin, good condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:24

$29.00
162548

Boxer JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title vs. Billy Miske 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392008339811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1920 * Boxer Jack Dempsey vs. Billy Miske * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * 1st ever title bout broadcast on radio The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY'S BLOWS KNOCK OUT MISKE IN THIRD ROUND" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Jack Dempsey defending his heavyweight boxing crown by knocking out Billy Miske. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On September 6, 1920, Miske lost to Jack Dempsey in the third round of a fight to decide the World Heavyweight Boxing title. It was the f... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2018 15:35

$45.00
162488

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256528748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 3 has an item headed: "Boxing" noting in part: "The long expected fight between Ward and Mendoza...was prevented by the interposition of the magistrates. The combatants arrived at Uxbridge...and informed them of the determination of the magistrates to prevent tee fight..." with more on the cancellation of this boxing match (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer (see the web). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:27

$27.00
162253

BENNY LEONARD Jewish Boxer vs. Lew Tendler BOXING Title Fight 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001568722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1923 * Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer * Lightweight boxing championship The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LEONARD RETAINS TITLE; 60,000 SEE HIM BEAT TENDLER" with subheads. (see) Reporting continues in the sport's section with round per round coverage. First report coverage on the lightweight championship boxing match between Benny Leonard and Lew Tendler. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:36

$42.00
161685

MAX SCHMELING Johnny Risko Fight of the Year Heavyweight Boxing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234898016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden The sport's section (page 11) has a banner headline: "Risko Is Knocked Out by Schmeling in Ninth Round Before 20,000 in Garden" with subheads and photo of Max Schmeling. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 29, 2018 15:58

$42.00
161366

JACK DEMPSEY Becomes Champion vs. Jess Willard Heavyweight BOXING 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982771315

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1919 * Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMPSEY WINS RING CHAMPIONSHIP IN THREE ROUNDS" with subheads that include: "Willard Beaten In easy Fashion In Toledo Arena" and more. Much more coverage on pages 4 & 5 with photos. Loads of text, too much to photograph all. First report coverage on the famous heavyweight title fight between Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard. This was when Dempsey became World champion for the first time. Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally in ni... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2018 15:46

$78.00
161173

Rare BABE RUTH Boxing Sparring Pre Season Training PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978102402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 12, 1928 * Unusual Babe Ruth photo * Boxing as part of his training The back page of this section has a unusual photo showing Babe Ruth sparring as part of his training for the upcoming season. Also an article headed: "Ruth Anticipates His Greatest Year" with subheads. (see) This was when Babe Ruth was at his prime in his career. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:17

$44.00
161131

JAKE LAMOTTA Defeats SUGAR RAY ROBINSON "Raging Bull" Fame BOXING 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977903715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1943 * Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat) * Famous Middleweight boxing match The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him for a Count of Nine--Gate at Olympia Is $50,000" with 2 smaller subheads. This famous fight was a focus in the award winning movie 'Raging Bull'. A real gem for any boxing collection. Other news, sport 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 percen... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:36

$67.00
160480

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Fight TURPIN 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196802359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin * Famous middleweight rematch title fight The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Ragain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In London, Robinson lost the world middleweight title to British boxer Randolph Turpin in a sensational bout. Three months later in a rematch in front of 60,000 fans at the Polo Grounds, he knocked Turpin out in ten rounds to re... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:51

$67.00
159388

GENE TUNNEY defeats JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936511212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1926. * Gene Tunney defeats Jack Dempsey * World's heavyweight boxing title * 135,000 people in attendance The front page features has a nice banner headline proclaiming: "TUNNEY IS NEW CHAMPION, BEATS DEMPSEY IN TEN ROUNDS; OUTFIGHTS RIVAL ALL THE WAY, DECISION NEVER IN DOUBT; 135,000 PAY MORE THAN $2,000,000 TO SEE BOUT IN THE RAIN" with many subheads that include: "VICTORY IS POPULAR ONE" "TUNNEY ALWAYS MASTER" "The Round-by-Round Description Shows How Tunney Beat Dempsey" and more with photo of Tunney. Unusual for such great coverage of a boxing match on the front page, especially in the prestigious New York Times. A great item fo... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:19

$87.00
159337

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 6th PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151074561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1961 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 6th professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown The sport's section (page 45) under a very small and discrete one column heading: "Wednesday Night Fight" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "Cassius Clay, 192, Louisville, knocked out Lamar Clark, 181 1/2, Cedar City, Utah, 2" (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, toning and little wear along the central fol... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:35

$52.00
159322

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150840080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middelweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:16

$46.00
159190

JACK SHARLEY Mike McTigue Heavyweight BOXING Madison Square Garden1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928727043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1927 *Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue * Heavyweight boxing match * Madison Square Garden The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Sharkey Knocks Out McTigue in Twelfth Round at Madison Square Garden" with subheads and round by round coverage. (see) First report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue boxing fight. Nice to have from the city where it happened. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:53

$45.00
158928

GEORGE GIPP "The Gipper" Notre Dame Irish Football Star DEATH 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131363365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1920 * George 'The Gipper' Gipp death * Notre Dame college football star * Coach Knute Rockne fame Page 12 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "GIPP LOSES LONG FIGHT" "Notre Dame Football Star Succumbs After Fourth Relapse" (see) First report coverage of the death of George Gipp, Notre Dame football star. He is famous for Knute Rockne's quote: 'Win one for the Gipper" in his pre-game pep speech. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication even though the discrete report here. Other news of the day including reports on a Jack Dempsey heavyweight boxing title fight which begins on the front page... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:18

$72.00
158443

JACK DEMPSEY WINS vs. Sharkey Heavyweight BOXING Low Blow ? 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913827633

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1927 * Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing match The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN 7TH BEFORE 80,000 IN THE YANKEE STADIUM; RECEIPTS EXCEED A MILLION DOLLARS" with many subheads. Much more in the sport's section with a few photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jack Sharkey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:31

$72.00
157507

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894680694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him..." Page... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:39

$175.00
156811

Best RAGING BULL Robert De Niro Film Movie Opening Day AD 1980 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878714529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 19, 1980 * Best "Raging Bull" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Jake LaMotta boxing drama * Robert De Niro - Martin Scorsese A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Raging Bull" and perhaps no better newspaper 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 over 40 ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 13:06

$82.00
155407

STANLEY KETCHEL Middleweight Boxing Champion Conway MO MURDER 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838205877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 17, 1910 * Stanley Ketchel murdered * "The Michigan Assassin" * Middleweight boxing champion Page 11 has an article headed: "Stanley Ketchel's End" "Succumbs to Rifle Wound Received During a Quarrel" (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:46

$38.00
155143

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts CASE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996120595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, September 5, 1892 * Lizzie Borden in jail for hatchet murders in Fall River, Massachusetts * John L. Sullivan arrives in New Orleans, unawares his title reign is about to come to an end The bottom of the front page has a brief article with a one column heading: "The Borden Murder Mystery" (see image for text). Although brief, it is nice to have a Lizzy Borden mention on the front page. Also included, in an unrelated article, is front page coverage of the famed boxer John L. Sullivan's arrival in New Orleans. This was only a few days prior to the Boston Strong Boy's defeat at the hand of "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, a loss which would end his 10+ year reign as th... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 13:09

$55.00
154526

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
153964

JOE LOUIS vs. Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948107157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., June 26, 1948 * Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott * Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) * Yankee Stadium * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Joe Lewis Knocks Out Walcott in 'Last Fight'" with subhead and photo of Louis. (see) Notice the spelling mistake. (Lewis) Front leaf only (page 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:45

$34.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153379

JOE LOUIS Knocks Out Jack Sharkey Heavyweight Boxing Comeback 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747645145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1936 * Joe Louis vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 30,000 Sees Louis Stop Sharkey in Fight at the Yankee Stadium" with subheads that include: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN THIRD" "Loser Down Four Times" and more with two action photos. Loads of text text, too much to photograph. This was Louis' first match after his upset loss to Max Schmeling. He wouldn't lose another fight for almost 15 years. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:25

$39.00
153192

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON vs. Jake LaMotta BOXING 3rd Fight Tiebreaker 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905415701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 3rd of 6 fights (tiebreaker) The sport's section (page 17) has a four column heading: "Robinson Gains Award Over La Motta" with subheads. (see) This was the third of 6 fights between the two. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of the... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:11

$45.00
152705

SONNY LISTON WINS Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Champ 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722652658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1962 * Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson * Heavyweight boxing title fight w/photo Page 6 has a three column headline: "Rematch of Heavyweights Set 'As Soon As Possible'" with caption: "Liston Wins Big" and photo. (see) First report coverage on Sonny Liston becoming heavyweight boxing champion of the world by defeating Floyd Patterson. Also much on the James Meredith being being prevented from entering the University of Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:09

$36.00
152609

GENE TUNNEY Last Heavyweight BOXING Match Title Champion Fight 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881673292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928 * Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney * World's heavyweight boxing title * Last fight before retirement (3 days later) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by round description. Loads of text here. 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 con... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:28

$44.00
152564

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718075865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
152358

GENE TUNNEY Heavyweight Boxing Champion Announces RETIREMENT 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875004215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1928 * Boxer Gene Tunney retires * Heavyweight boxing champion * "The Long Count Fight" fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TUNNEY WILL QUIT THE RING TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IN PARIS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2017 08:33

$33.00
151451

MIKE TYSON Heavyweight Boxing Champion 10-Year Sentence for RAPE 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682018734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, March 26, 1992 * Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson * 10 year Sentencing for rape * Best title to be had ? The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where the trial and verdict took place. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:14

$34.00
151428

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Primo Carnera 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681632883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * vs. Primo Carnera The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT CARNERA IN SIXTH; 60,000 SEE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 24 with banner headline, photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title especially since the fight was held in Yankee Stadium. 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:30

$38.00
151255

KID CHOCOLATE Wins Very 1st World Boxing Title for A CUBAN 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837983760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1931 * Kid Chocolate wins Junior Lightweight title * Very 1st Cuban World boxing champion The sport's section (page 24) has a one column heading: "CHOCOLATE VICTOR BY KNOCKOUT IN 7TH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Kid Chocolate becoming the 1st world boxing champion from Cuba. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2017 15:36

$38.00
150701

MAX SCHMELING Johnny Risko Fight of the Year Heavyweight Boxing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659161553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden Page 13 has a two column heading: "Max Schmeling Stops Risko; Referee Intercedes in Ninth; Baker Boy Down Four Times" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:23

$33.00
150659

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820330930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947 * Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox * Fixed boxing match - Mafia * 'Raging Bull' fame The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three column action photo. (see) First report coverage on the infamous fixed fight influenced by the Mob. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high per... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:48

$67.00
150547

Early BOXING Boxer James Sheady KILLED Fight at Fayetteville WV 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818597488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886 * James Sheady death * Boxer - boxing The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Uncommon title.

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Ends January 18, 2017 09:17

$28.00
150527

JESSE JAMES Assassination re. Ford Brothers & John L. Sullivan Boxing 1883 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816038275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883 * Ford Brothers - Charlie * Jesse James assassination * John L. Sullivan boxing The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship. But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting with Jesse James and the details of the plot to kill Jesse for the reward money, and the promise by the governor for protection. "...Ford says he joined the gang solely to gain their confidence, with a view to Jesse's capture, and that he return... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:34

$76.00
150514

JESSE OWENS Wins Athlete of Year & JOE LOUIS Heavyweight Boxing 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654002634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1936 * Jesse Owens wins athlete of the year award * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) vs.Eddie Simms * Heavyweight boxing match The sport's section (page 32) has a banner headline: "11,000 See Louis Knock Out Simms in First for Quickest Victory of Career" with subheads that include: "LOUIS STOPS SIMMS IN 0:26 OF FIRST" and more. First report coverage on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis and Eddie Simms. Also on the same page is a one column heading: "OWENS IS NAMED NO. 1 STAR OF YEAR" with subheads. (see) 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... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:08

$42.00
150445

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Fight at MSG 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652337119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 20, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jackie Wilson * Madison Square garden The sport's section (page 12) has a two column heading: "Robinson Outpoints Wilson" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:28

$34.00
149909

German Fighter MAX SCHMELING Heavyweight Boxing Match w/ Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634420492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1935 * Max Schmeling vs. Steve Hamas * Heavyweight boxing knockout win * Hamburg, Germany The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "Crushing Attack by Schmeling Knocks Out Hamas in Ninth Round at Hamburg" with subheads and photo of Schmeling. (see) This was just over a year prior to his famous victory over Joe Louis. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 & s... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:17

$33.00
149396

JAMES J. JEFFRIES vs. Tom Sharley BOXING Heavyweight Championship 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391619284668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1899 * James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing championship * 1st ever on film - motion pictures The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VICTORY FOR JEFFRIES" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:37

$30.00
148993

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight vs. Galento 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774484477

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 29, 1939 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Tony Galento (Two Ton) * Heavyweight boxing title fight Page 9 has two column heading: "GALENTO PUTS UP GREAT FIGHT BUT LOUIS HOLDS TITLE" with subhead. (see photos) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, some spine wear, generally good. wikipedia notes: On 28 June 1939 Galento fought for the heavyweight championship of the world against the redoubtable, all time great heavyweight champion, Joe Louis. At this time Louis was a virtual fighting machine and heavily favored (8 to 1) to stop Galento. Galento was not impressed. In a pre-fight interview, Galento summed up ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:32

$33.00
147887

RMS LUSITANIA Captain Turner Death & BARNEY ROSS Boxing Title Win 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391570653090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1933 * Barney Ross wins boxing title * William Thomas Turner death * Captain of the RMS Lusitania The top of of page 11 has a four column headline: "World's Lightweight Title Changes Hands" with subheads that include: "ROSS WINS TITLE FROM CANZONERI" and more. (see) First report coverage on Barney Ross winning his first world title bout vs. Tony Canzoneri. Page 13 has a one column heading: "CAPT. TURNER DIES; LUSITANIA MASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:55

$33.00
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