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Hanns Hörbiger Austrian Engineeer & Librarian Arthur Cowley DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737104951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1931 * Hanns Hörbiger death (1st report) * Austrian engineer from Vienna * Pseudoscientific Welteislehre ("World Ice") theory Page 21 has a one column heading: "HANS HOERBIGER, ENGINEER, DIES AT 71" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "Sir Arthur Cowley, English Scholar, Dies" with subhead. (see) The sport's section has 1st report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing match. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:53

$35.00
146908

ERNIE SCHAAF Heavyweight Boxing Primo Carnera Knockout DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533765109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1933 * Boxer Ernie Schaaf death * Heavyweight boxing knockout * Primo Carnera The front page has a one column heading: "ERNIE SCHAAF DIES; BOXING UNDER FIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. 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. Minor spine wear, n... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:23

$33.00
145518

Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Wins OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL Boxing 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490515333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1960 * Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali * Louisville, Kentucky 18 year old * 1960 Summer Olympics - Rome, Italy * Light heavyweight boxing gold medal The sport's section (page 45) has a six column headline: "American Boxers Win Three Gold Medals at Olympics" with subheads that include: "178-Pound Crown Is Taken By Clay" Article begins with: "Cassius Clay, an 18-year-old Louisville light heavyweight, gave the United States its third gold medal in boxing..." First report coverage on a young Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) winning the gold medal in the light heavyweight class. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Rar... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:33

$125.00
145512

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 2nd PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490510558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 2nd professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a fourth-round knockout over Herb Siler of Dothan, Ala." (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 i... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:25

$66.00
144225

Early BASEBALL w/ Box Scores & BILLIARDS Pool Pre Civil War Era 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455924415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 7, 1862 * Pre Civil War baseball reporting This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "Billiards" with an accompanying subtitle reading: "The Billiard Players of America". Additionally, another article: "Our Chess Department" includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous weeks' problem. One article headed: "Baseball" includes a box score from a game between Star and Powhatan with text as well (see). Somewhat rare to find baseball reports from during the Civil War. This 16 page issue also includes some Civil War reports as well as other sports items (including Cricket and Boxi... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:15

$39.00
143314

EZZARD CHARLES vs Joe Louis Boxing Heavyweight BOXING Title Match 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600581937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 28, 1950 * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) * Ezzard Charles wins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Charles Is Victor Over Louis to Take World's Ring Title" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:58

$44.00
143179

MAX SCHMELING vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431769017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a one column heading: "SCHMELING IS VICTOR ON KNOCKOUT IN 15TH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues in the sport's section with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indi... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:35

$38.00
142274

JOE LOUIS Wins Heavyweight BOXING TITLE vs. James Braddock 1937 NYT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404682762

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1937 * Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title * James Braddock in defeat (early 1st report) The front page has one column headlines that include: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT BRADDOCK TO TAKE WORLD RING TITLE" "60,000 Watch Brown Bomber Stop Champion in Fight at Comiskey Park" " Bout Ends In 8th Round" and more. (see) Much more sport's section (page 30) with related photo and round by round description. This was Joe Louis' 1st time as heavyweight 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:17

$88.00
142214

Very Early 1857 BASEBALL Pre Civil War Porter's Spirit of the Times NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571810116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 12, 1857 * Very early pre Civil War baseball As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back is a report headed: "Base Ball". This is quite an early report for baseball, as any baseball reports before the Civil War are very uncommon. Additionally, the accompanying subheads read: "The Base-ball Controversy", "Oriental Base-ball Club", "Grounds", and much more. Many other sporting reports including boxing ("Fistiana"), Equestrianism, cricket, chess, & horse racing. Sixteen pages, an ornate sports-themed masthead can also b... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:37

$42.00
142213

THE REAL McCOY Charles "Kid" vs. Joe Choynski 19th Century BOXING 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571809028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, March 25, 1893 * The man who inspired the phrase "The Real McCoy" * vs. Joe Choynski - 19th century professional boxing The front page has nearly a full column report on a recent fight of boxer "Kid McCoy", with heads including: "KID M'COY TALKS ABOUT THE FIGHT"; "Wrenched His Shoulder in the Fifth"; "They Did Not Try Real Hard to Stop Choynski" with more (see). Of noteworthy interest is that this is the person--as one theory speculates--who inspired the commonly used phrase "the real McCoy" to distinguish the genuine article, or the original. Of added significance is this newspaper is from the city where the mentioned fight was held--San Francisco. Comple... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:35

$43.00
140226

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364539136

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 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:21

$39.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
138692

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

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

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
138340

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322671580

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

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138097

PENN STATE Nittany Lions Win College BOXING Team Championship 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317533193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's Section Only, March 17, 1935 * Penn State Nittany Lions * College boxing championship The front page of this section has a one column heading: "PENN STATE BOXERS GAIN COLLEGE TITLE" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the Penn State Nittany Lions winning the team championship in college boxing. Other sport's related news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2015 14:50

$26.00
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
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
137222

JIMMY DOYLE vs. Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing Title Knockout DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464617666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1947. * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle * World welterweight title fight * Death in the boxing ring The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "Doyle in Critical Condition After Knockout by Robinson in Eighth Round" with subheads that include: "LAST RITES GIVEN BOXER IN HOSPITAL" and more. Also a nice photo of the fatal blow. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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 s... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:32

$75.00
137004

Early STUDY OF ROCKETS Robert H. Goddard & JOE LOUIS v. Max Baer 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371460074484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 18 has one column headings: "LINDBERGH ENDS STUDY OF GODDARD ROCKET" and "Colonel and H. F. Guggenheim Fly From Roswell, N. M., After Three-Day Visit" (see) The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "Fight Passed $1,000,000 Mark in Gross Receipts, Re-Check of Figures Shows" with various subheads and photo of Louis with new wife walking in Harlem. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institut... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:47

$46.00
136734

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454457554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 7, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * 2nd fight - Robinson's 1st ever loss * Boxing - Boxers - editorial The front page of this sport's section only has a two column heading: "Beau Jack-Zivic Rematch Being Arranged; End of Robinson String Shocks ring World" This was the famous second fight in which LaMotta beat Robinson held two nights before. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:14

$24.00
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