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General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391984623233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, July 8, 1876 * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Indians massacre The front page has a report on the Custer massacre, with one column heads: "The Recent Slaughter" "Mourning Among the Indians--Volunteers Offering, Joe Shelby Among the Number" "Excitement Over the News". Part of the text notes: " ...opinion expressed generally is in favor of whipping the Indians into subjugation. They believe this is the only way to secure peace. Much regret is expressed over the fate of General Custer & the men who were killed...Joe O. Shelby, a noted Confederate General....sent the following telegram to President Grant...'Gen. Custer has been killed... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:27

$98.00
161281

CHARLES FORD Assassination Attempt - JESSE JAMES Outlaw Revenge ? 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326056

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 14, 1883 * Charles Ford assassination attempt * Outlaw Jesse James revenge ? Page 6 has over a column headed: "WERE THEY AVENGERS?" "A Reported Attempt to Assassinate Charley Ford" "Fired Upon from an Ambush by Unknown Assailants--Gov. Chrittenden's Account off the James Gang" with subheads including: "The Governor on the James Gang" "The Jesse James Bank" "The Band's Work" "Robbers & Murderers". Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:33

$36.00
161017

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Snake Oil Medicine ENDORSEMENT 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975662414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachuetts, June 2, 1892 The bottom of the front page has a illustration captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody - 'Buffalo Bill' " which is essentially an endorsement by him of a patent medicine. He had become: "...afflicted with malaria. Knowing the virtues of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa, Mr. Cody sent...for this wonderful Indian remedy, & after using a few bottles was permanently cured..." with more (see). Ten pages, light even toning, partially loose along the spine, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:46

$42.00
160891

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210100140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of the front page has one column heads on the Custer Massacre, including: "On the Field Of Glory" "Custer, whom Grant Attempted to Disgrace, Dies Like a Brave Soldier at the Head of His Column" "Our Loss Over Three Hundred--that of the Indians Not Known--The Quaker Policy with the Red Man Won't Do". The text provides some of the earliest details of the tragedy, including: "...The Indians poured in a murderous fire, besides the greater portion fought on horseback. Custer, his two brothers, nephew and brother-in-law, were all killed and not one of his detachment ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:04

$166.00
160863

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972290881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Tombstone, Arizona, May 14, 1886 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable Here is a newspaper from perhaps the most famous town of the Old West era which has a nice back page advertisement for the O.K. Corral (shown in the inset). Has four pages containing various news of the day, plus bits of local news and many ads, all done in the typical Old West format. The year in the dateline is listed as 86 (the format used), although in the page 2 masthead it has 1886 which verifies the year. The front page has an inked business stamp just to the right of the masthead, plus some offsetting in the lower half causing loss to... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:20

$365.00
160261

FRANK RANDE Wabash Outlaw Bandit & Tombstone Arizona 1883 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955896368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 15, 1883 * Outlaw bandit Frank Rande * Tombstone, Arizona report Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers. Page 6 has: "Double Murder and Robbery in Arizona" with a dateline from the Tombstone Epitaph, with details of the crime at nearby Bisbee, Arizona (see). The back page has a very lengthy & detailed report headed: "Frank Rande Is Nowhere" "His Criminal Record Completely Eclipsed by To Rowland" "A Robber who was Shot 29 Times, and Danced a Jog with a Broken Ankle--Identified as Dead and Rep... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:28

$31.00
160217

BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West West Show Frederic Remington PRINT 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183703082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Fredric Remington * Wild West show print The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself. A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full page "Columbian Exposition - Interior of Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Showing Base of One of the Great Arches"; doublepage centerfold "Americans in Paris"; full page "With the Militia at Buffalo" contains many illustrations; full page "The Cliffs at Grand Manan, Ne... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:44

$53.00
160015

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1881 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372173108893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY INDEX, Carson (City), Nevada, May 4, 1881 * Wild Old West * Rare title Coin collectors are very familiar with this town (the capital of Nevada) for the mint which produced the famous "C.C." mint marks on gold & silver coins it produced. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era. Various local news tidbits, one: "Sitting Bull will not surrender." Four pages, 9 3/4 by 13 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:36

$46.00
159833

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167222662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top o f the front page has many one column heads on the most significant battle of the Indian War period from after the Civil War, including: "THE CUSTER MASSACRE" "Official Report of the Engagement Which Resulted in so Overwhelming a Disaster--The Sioux in Strong Force" "The Brave and Daring Custer Evidently Counted Without his Host--Reno's Narrow Escape--Preparations for Revenge" "Position and Condition of Crook's Forces--The Indians Uneasy--Don Camcron's Communication--Sketch of General Custer" These column heads are followed by extensive reporting on ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:00

$240.00
159519

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940212114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, July 13, 1876 * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens Page 7 has: "Summary Of News" which includes a brief report of the Custer massacre: "The disastrous fight between Gen. Custer's command & the Sioux Indians on June 25th resulted in the death of Gen. Custer, together with 13 officers and from 200 to 300 men." Also a report of the death of Gen. Santa Anna, and of notification of Gov. Hayes published letter of acceptance of the Republican nomination, and mention of the Missouri Pacific Railroad train robbery (committed by Jesse James & his gang).. Another article begins: "Competism killed Gen. Custer and his thr... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:18

$68.00
159483

Early Kentucky Pioneers DANIEL BOONE Battle of Blue Licks PRINTS 1862 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157726938

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, October, 1862 * Early Kentucky * re. Daniel Boone * Battle of Blue Licks This issue begins with a 15 page article: "The Pioneers Of Kentucky" which includes 8 illustrations, many showing Indians. One is of: "Boone at the Blue Licks" which shows Daniel Boone leading a charge, with text on the Battle of the Blue Licks with mention of Daniel Boone (see). Near the back are the: "Current Events" which has much on the Civil War. Complete in 146 pages, disbound, some foxing at margins, 6 by 9 1/2 inches.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:35

$58.00
159234

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Gen. George Crook


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142528286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Aug. 24, 1876 * Post Custer massacre Page 3 has column heads: "The Indian War - Junction of Gens. Crook and Terry Confirmed" with subheads: "The Sale of Arms to Indians--The Canada Indians Peaceful--The Sioux Invite an Alliance--Threats from the Sioux". The back pg. has almost an entire column with heads: "The Indian War" and many subheads including: "The Commission to Treat with the Sioux" "Junction of Terry & Crook" "A Battle to be Forced" "Who the Hostile Indians Are" "Custer's Fight" which has a few details of this famous battle; "Statement of an Army Officer" "Demands to be Made of the Sioux" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very large size, seve... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:30

$38.00
159210

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930547178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Gunnision, Colorado, May 11, 1882 * Rare Old West title * Volume 1 issue An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison. This is a volume I issue (number 152) of this early and uncommon title from Colorado. Irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:10

$33.00
158907

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923342709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:05

$2,750.00
158875

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see Wikipedia for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important To... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:25

$3,350.00
158865

OLYPHANT Jackson County Arkansas TRAIN ROBBERY Dalton Gang Outlaws1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131083942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 6, 1893 The top of the front page has nice column heads on the Olyphant Train Robbery, the work of the Dalton Gang. "TRAIN ROBBERS SURROUNDED" "Iron Mountain Bandits Being Hotly Pursued in Arkansas" "Bloodhounds Close On The Outlaws" "Several Skirmishes Engaged In Between the Officers &the Gang...". See the hyperlink for much more on this robbery. Complete in 8 pages, irregular at the spine & mostly loose at the spine, should bee handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:37

$72.00
158697

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918898227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1929. *Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death * 2 historic reports in one issue The top of page 23 has one column headings: "NOTED GUN FIGHTER OF OLD WEST DEAD" "End Comes to Wyatt Earp at Los Angeles After Life of Battling 'Bad Men'" "Defeated Clayton Gang" "As Referee With a Pistol at Sharkey-Fitzsimmons Fight, His Decision Stood" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also one column headings on page 3 read: "FIRE CAUSES DEATH OF MRS. BABE RUTH' 'Estranged From Husband" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, a few small binding... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:46

$265.00
158386

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913246620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:16

$47.00
158084

Rare BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West Show & Scout Fame PRINT 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107582919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Oct. 18, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody Among the various portraits inside is a nice one of; "Hon. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)". There is a brief bit of text on him on pg. 2. A wealth of other prints including a fullpg: "The Humors of Sport", and other sensationalized prints. There is a nice full-figure & fullpg. print of a boxer: "Dominick Francis McCaffrey--Who claims the Championship of America..." (see wikipedia/Google for more on him). Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:12

$64.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157576

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088544963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS APPEAL-AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The top of the front page has nice column heads: "ROBBED MASKED MEN" "A Santa Fe Train Is Held Up" "The Robbery Occurred Near Red Rock, Indian Territory" "Gleaming Winchester Forced the Engineer To Be Obedient" "Scores of Shots Fired Before the Messenger Yielded" "Robbers Threatened to Use the Fireman as a Shield" with other subheads. A very nice & quite detailed account of this famous train robbery by the infamous Dalton Gang. See the photos for the fine content. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, various small margin tears with a bit of edge chipping, mostly loose at the spi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:33

$96.00
157572

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372088539356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has nice column heads: "Terrible Battle Between U.S. Troops and Indians" "Gen. Custer And His Whole Command Slaughtered" "Whole Number Killed, 315" with the text including two accounts. The article takes over one-third of a column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, somewhat ragged at the blank margins of the back leaf, a few small fold tears, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:22

$140.00
157439

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891790124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jan. 14, 1929 * Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death The front page has two notable reports. Cone column heads: "WYATT EARP, GUN FIGHTER, OLD TIME SPORTSMAN, DEAD" "Became Famous Because of Alleged 'Raw' Decision in Fitzsimmons-Sharkey Fight". Also 2 column heads: "Tragic Death of 'Babe' Ruth's Estranged Wife Declared 'Accidental' " with subhead (see). Complete in 18 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:33

$170.00
157415

BUFFALO BILL mention in Early 1879 Woodland, California Yolo County Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879 Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tells the following story of his official career in the far West..." which follows (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, library ink stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:11

$57.00
157252

Best TOMBSTONE & GRUMPY OLD MEN Movies Opening Day ADS 1993 L.A. CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372075854406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 25, 1993 * Best "Tombstone" and "Grumpy Old Men" advertisements * Grand Opening Day movie premieres & reviews * American slasher & animated road comedy films A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Tombstone" & "Grumpy Old Men", 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... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:35

$66.00
157177

Post CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn George Armstrong Courtship 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074948403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MAINE STANDARD, Augusta, Oct. 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer With the Custer massacre just over 3 months old, the front page has an interesting article: "Story of Gen. Custar's (sic) Courtship", with much detail. Four pages, large size, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, bit of foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:00

$37.00
157087

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372070337281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY DETROIT PRESS, Michigan, July 22, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 3 has column heads: "THE MASSACRE OF CUSTER" "Description of a Michigan Soldier Who Saw the Field of Battle" which is prefaced with: "Lt. John Carland...writes...under date of 'Mouth of the Little Horn, June 29th', the following vivid account of Custer's battle with the Sioux..." and the details are descriptive and sickening, including: "...it makes one heart-sick to look over the battle ground & see the poor fellow, some of them with their entrails cut out, others with their eyes dug out & heart laid across their face...They did not disfigure ... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2017 15:20

$228.00
156893

Best WYATT EARP Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881651163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 24, 1994 * Best "Wyatt Earp" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American Western - Kevin Costner A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Wyatt Earp" 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 over 40 years of collecting, we hav... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:11

$66.00
156599

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians REVISITED1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875044784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, January 6, 1935 * The Custer Massacre revisited * Battle of Little Big Horn Page 2 of this section has a article headed: "CUSTER'S LAST FIGHT: NOTES BY GEN. SCOTT" "Facts He Gathered Led Him to Believe The Tragedy Could Have Been Avoided" with small subheads, photo of Custer and illustration of the battle. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2017 14:06

$35.00
155877

Rare PAT GARRETT Billy The Kid Assassin Old West Sheriff PRINT 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026491078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 7, 1885 * Very rare Pat Garrett illustration * American Old West lawman * Billy The Kid assassin fame Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Most of page 2 and part of pg. 3 are taken up with considerable reporting on a convention of cattlemen held in this city, St. Louis. As interesting as the content is, certainly the most notable item is the very rare portrait of "Pat Garrett", captioned as such, it appearing here because of him being in the cattle business. But the short biography talks more of heroic... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:22

$347.00
155823

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849244094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination The first column on the ftpg. has a brief, discrete report: "Jesse James, the train-robber, alluded to elsewhere, is dead from the effects of the shooting in St. Joseph, Mo. Perhaps Jesse don't care much, as there could have been but little satisfaction in leading such a life as he led." (see photo) Page 4 has a lengthier report, with more editorial comment, headed: "A Shooting an Outlaw--Cowardly Act" which begins: "A brace of miserable cowards, named Charles and Robert Ford, who formerly belonged to the notorious James gang, and were concerned in a number of train robberies...came to St. ... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:44

$155.00
155393

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010687478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "A Bold Train Robbery" "The Dalton Gang Hold Up an Express and Secure a Rich Prize" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:51

$92.00
155147

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL & Frank James Missouri Trial Jesse Gang 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827690830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The Criminal Record" (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:39

$31.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
154725

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810756817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:51

$37.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
154557

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Train Robber STILL ALIVE Not Dead 1883 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391803376686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 17, 1883 * Outlaw Jesse James still alive ? Page 3 contains a very curious article, just 11 months after the death of Jesse James, headed: "Jesse James Not Dead", noting in part: "...that the story of the killing of Jesse James is a fine hoax; that he had seen him no longer than three weeks ago. He declares positively that he is not mistaken..." with a bit more (see). Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:38

$43.00
154398

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967966459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured the contents said to be $50,000. The passengers were not molested. Deputy Marshall, at Guthrie, will organize a posse and start in pursuit of the gang.' (see) History tells us the first train the gang passed on because it was dark & they were suspicious something was wrong. So the r... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:09

$98.00
154313

ELIZABETH BACON CUSTER George Armstrong's Widow WILLS War Relics 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391795120995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1933 * Elizabeth Bacon Custer's will filed * General George Armstrong Custer widow The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "RELICS OF CUSTER WILLED BY WIDOW" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends June 24, 2017 14:55

$39.00
154032

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784464551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" with much good content. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153284

EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY General Custer's Massacre Survivor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742635173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. GODFREY DIES; INDIAN WAR HERO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutenant of the 7th United States Cavalry of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:59

$35.00
152925

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152562

Outlaws JESSE JAMES & Younger Brothers - GHOSTS Spirit Katie King 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880426205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 17, 1875 * Jesse James & Younger Brothers gang * Ghosts - spectres - apparition - spirits Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Jameses And Youngers" "A Plea for Mercy from a Union Soldier and a Republican". Page 2 has: "Dayton's Spook--A Butcher's Daughters Are Roughly Treated by the Uncivil Ghost" being an interesting articles on ghostly spirits, with reference to the famous spirit Katie King (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:27

$45.00
152558

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Old West Killed SHERIFF in Texas ? 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880420538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, March 22, 1876 * Buffalo Bill - William Cody * Young County, Texas sheriff killed ? The back page has a terrific report which I don't believe we've found in a period newspaper before. It is headed: "Buffalo Bill Murders A Sheriff", with the text including in part: "...A few weeks ago he went to Texas & after being there awhile the sheriff of Young County attempted to arrest him, when he resisted. The sheriff and he drew their weapons at the same moment & fired together. The sheriff's shot took effect, but Buffalo Bill missed his mark. He grasped a rifle, however, and fired, the shot piercing the heart of the sheriff, killing him instantly. Buffalo Bill, tho... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:16

$68.00
152440

JESSE JAMES Outlaw On the Run in Missouri 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714231288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 8, 1875 * Outlaw Jesse James on the run Page 3 has an article: "Jesse James at Dinner" which is interesting, telling of how he: "...rode up in front of the house...asked the proprietor...if he could get dinner...he asked if there were any dangerous people around...wanted to know a way to retreat if it became necessary..." with more (see). Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:07

$47.00
152093

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704076148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices f... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:45

$2,750.00
151854

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857321435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 1, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has two-thirds of a column headed: "The James Boys" "Guesses at the Truth Concerning the Late Fight". Also on pg. 2: "A Black Bandit - He Commits Three Brutal Murders & is at Length Arrested". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:41

$46.00
151795

LINCOLN ELLSWORTH Polar Explorer ANTARCTIC Airplane Flight Begins 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856219714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1935 * Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth * Antarctic airplane flight begins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ELLSWORTH OFF ON FLIGHT OVER ANTARCTIC WASTES TO BYRD'S LITTLE AMERICA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Ellsworth and related map. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals we... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:11

$33.00
151379

American Outlaw DICK LIDDIL Jesse James-Younger Gang CAPTURED 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842095614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, March 30, 1882 * Outlaw Dick Liddil captured Page 2 has a nice article headed: "THE JAMES GANG" "Dick Little Surrenders to the Authorities and Will Turn State's Evidence". Dick Liddil (his names was typically misspelled in newspapers) would become one of the last surviving members of the James-Younger Gang.. The article notes: "...a rumor spread that Dick Little, one of the most notorious members of the Jesse James gang, had been captured or surrendered himself..." with much more (see). And great to have in a Missouri newspaper, which is where he was captured, 240 miles from St. Louis. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:34

$66.00
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