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August 11, 1906
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 11, 1906 The front page of the issue is captioned: "The American Flamingo and Its Curious Nest of Mud" with additional photos inside . Within the issue is "Novel Types of French Commercial Automobiles"; and many more articles and advertisements. Also within is a quarter-page Coca-Cola advertisement.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More
November 20, 1907
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PILLAR OF FIRE, Denver, Colorado, Nov. 20, 1907 A small size, religiously-themed newspaper published by the Pentecostal Union.
Sixteen pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches printed on high-quality paper, 2 binding stab slits near the spine deter little, good condition.
Item #180068SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition & a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.
February 21, 1918
NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1918 Here is a terrific report for any Notre Dame fan. A small one column head in the bottom half of page 12 announces: "NEW NOTRE DAME COACH" "Rockne Appointed to Succeed Harper as Athletic Director" which tells of the hiring of Knute Rockne as the new coach for the Fighting Irish. Rockne would put Notre Dame on the map as a football powerhou... See More
August 22, 1919
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, August 22, 1919 This issue features as a banner headline one of the more historic moments in the history of the Coca-Cola Company, when Asa Chandler, the man who bought the original formula from founder John Pemberton and propelled the company to national prominence by the 1890's, sold the company to Ernest Woodruff and an investor group for $25 million. The bus... See More
October 6, 1919
FITCHBURG SENTINEL--WORLD SERIES EXTRA, Oct. 6, 1919 This issue reports on the fifth game of perhaps the most controversial World Series ever played, called the "Black Sox" series due to the betting scandal involving several of the Chicago White Sox players (see hyperlink for more details).
The banner headlines of the front page boldly announces: "ANOTHER FOR PAT" with t... See More
September 1, 1923
"THE COMBINED NEW YORK MORNING NEWSPAPERS", as is printed across the very top. Sept., 1923 A curious issue, as ten New York City morning newspapers were combined to produce this single newspaper, with the masthead of each appearing at the top making for a very curious front page (see). The union pressmen went out on an "outlaw" strike at the time, hence this combined news... See More
November 23, 1924
THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 23, 1924 A page 3 (of the sports section) banner headline announces: "Rockne's 'Four Horsemen' Find Northwestern Heavy Load" with subheads, reporting of the regular season win against the Northwestern Wildcats. This was perhaps the most famous year for Notre Dame football as the team consisted of the famous "four horsemen" ... See More
February 14, 1929
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 14, 1929 The top half of the front page (right side) has a three line, two column head: "7 MEMBERS OF CHICAGO GANG LINED UP AGAINST WALL AND SHOT TO DEATH BY 12 MEN" with the report beginning: "Seven members of the North Side gang led by George 'Bugs' Moran were lined up against a wall today in a garage...and s... See More
October 29, 1929
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 29, 1929 The last column of the front page has heads: "Another Wild Day In Stock Market Sends Prices Down" with various subheads (see).
Presumed complete as a 4 pages newspaper, loose at the spine, some chipping at the blank margins.
July 13, 1933
NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1933 The top of page 7 has a very intriguing article with column heads: "HITLER TIE SEEN WITH CZECH JEWS" "Organ of Austrian Heimwehr Reports Direct Descent on His Mother's Side" " 'Forebears' Of Same Name" "Woman Who Left Czechoslovakia for Austria Declared a Sister of Chancellor's Grandmother". The article goe... See More
February 7, 1935
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, February 7, 1935
* Very 1st use of the term "Ivy League"
* Collegiate athletic conference
* Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, etc.
* One of a kind item here ?
Page 6 contains a rather mundane, one column article headed: "Brown Seems to Have Been Taken Into 'Ivy League' " but it is significant for being the very first ... See More
June 8, 1937
NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937 Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The article continues inside & includes a photo (see).
Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a... See More
May 2, 1941
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 2, 1941 Among the front page reports are: "The top of the ftpg. has (in both German & English) "NOTICE Re. Curfew Hour For Civil Population..." with details. Also on the ftpg: "Germany's Immense Military Strength - The Greatest Asset Is The Human Element" and: "In One Cruise German Submarine Sinks Total of 42,650 ... See More
January 1, 1942
THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date)
* Very rare movie prop issue
We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood&qu... See More
January 17, 1942
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Jan. 17, 1942 Among the front page reports are: "Churchill Ought To Be Ashamed Of Facing The People" "British Lose 7 Ships In Minefields" "Russians Lose Many Men and Guns In Fierce Fighting" "Americans Anxious About Fleet Weakness" and more.
Four pages, nice condition.
This newspaper was published on this island i... See More
November 29, 1942
THE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Elmira, New York, Nov. 29, 1942 The banner headline above the masthead reports: "150 Perish in Boston Night Club Fire" with subhead: "Swift-Moving Flames Trap 200 Night Club Merrymakers; Relief Agencies Overtaxed". Note the headline reports 150 perished making this an early report as close to 500 would die in this disaster.
Complete in 32 pages, neve... See More
January 7, 1943
BANATER BEOBACHTER, January 7, 1943 A very rare German newspaper from Banat, a region in Central Europe currently in portions of Hungary, Serbia, and Romania. Within the masthead is: "Honor, Blood, & Soil", with: "Fight Journal of the German Ethnic Group in Banat and in Serbia." All text is in German.
One of the front page headlines has (translated): "The Axis P... See More
January 1, 1944
BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944 A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.
Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More
January 24, 1945
THE STARS & STRIPES, the "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. This is a nice collection of six complete issues from the winter of 1945 reporting the war in Europe, each with a front page reports on the war and with some war-related photo as well. Dates are: January 15, 24, 25, 29, Feb. 12 & 13, 1945. See phot... See More
May 24, 1945
TROUW, May 24, 1945, which translates to "Faithful", a Dutch language newspaper from The Netherlands from shortly after the country was liberated from Nazi control.
A single sheet, tabloid-size newspaper entirely in Dutch, nice condition.
February 11, 1949
NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1949 Page 27 contains the review for a new dramatic play titled "Death of A Salesman", the famous work by playwright Arthur Miller. It is considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, and in the year of its premier it won the Pulitzer Prize fir drama, and the Tony Award for best play.
The first sentences of the review portends the gre... See More
November 2, 1950
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 2, 1950 The front page has: "Assassination Of Truman Foiled In Gun Fight Outside Blair House; Puerto Rican Plotter, Guard Die" with related subheads including: "Awakened by Shots, He Sees Battle in Which Three Are Wounded". Included is a dramatic photo showing the assassin lying dead at the bottom of the steps to Blair House.
Also on the ftpg: "... See More
July 17, 1951
NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1951 Page 22 has a has a small and inconspicuous report beginning: "Mickey Mantle, whom the Yankees had to drop from their roster in order to make room for Schallock, left by plane this morning....". This was when the Yankees sent Mantle back to their farm team to improve his baseball skills. Fascinating report on someone who would become one of the immo... See More
June 3, 1953
DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink.
Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A plethora of coverage with related photos are on insid... See More
January 8, 1954
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 8, 1954 At the bottom of the front page is an inconspicuous article: "Mechanical Brain May Hurdle Language Barrier" which reports on : "A new mechanical translator (which) may ultimately hurdle the language barrier in the twinkle of an electronic eye. Introduced...by the International Business Machines Corp. the 12 machine collecti... See More
November 7, 1956
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 7, 1956 The banner headline announces: "EISENHOWER WINS IN A SWEEP; G.O.P. BATTLES FOR THE SENATE; RECORD U.S. VOTE IS INDICATED" with more on the election. Also ftpg. photos of both Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon. Great to have this report in this venerable title.
Presumed complete with all 60 pages, nice condition.
September 25, 1957
TRIPOLI TROTTER, Libya, Sept. 25, 1957 This was a "camp" newspaper for the Wheelus Air Base in Libya with content & format somewhat similar to Stars & Stripes. I believe this is the first newspaper we've offered from Libya.
Four pages, nice condition.
May 2, 1958
SPUTNIK "The USSR Paper At the Brussels Universal & International Exhibition 1958" (translated from Dutch), May 2, 1958 A quite rare newspaper published by the Soviet Pavilion at the 1958 World's Fair, the first major World's Fair held since World War II. Not surprisingly, the Soviets exploited their lead in the space race with the recent successful launch of Sputnik, g... See More
March 12, 1959
THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959 See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly the top half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "2nd Statehood Extra". The banner headline beneath the box is: "Hawaii To Become 50th State" with ... See More
October 9, 1959
LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Oct. 9, 1959 The front page has a nice headlines: "DODGERS WIN IT ! " & "Take World Series Final Game, 9-3" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Nice full page pictorial on page 3. (see) Terrific to have this notable report in a Los Angeles newspaper.
The complete section 1 (of 4) with 32 pages. Toning across the central fold, otherwi... See More
November 22, 1963
ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963 Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".
All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More
April 5, 1968
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 5, 1968
* Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination
* 1st report w/ nice headline for display
* The city where he was born and raised (rare)
The front page features a nice banner headline announcing: "King Shot, Dies in Memphis; 4,000 Guards Sped to City" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much related content on the front page... See More
November 14, 1973
EVENING NEWS, London, Nov. 14, 1973 The large, bold banner headline announces the wedding of Princess Anne: "THE SNOW WHITE PRINCESS WEDS" with a huge photo of her.
Present are pages 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23 & 24. Nice condition.
April 9, 1974
THE EVENING NEWS, Patterson, New Jersey, April 9, 1974 The front page has an article: "Atlanta's Wild About Henry" which includes a ftpg. photo captioned; "Henry Aaron With Ball He Hit For 715th Home Run". The sports page has a nice headline: "Classic Blast - Hank Ends Ruth Chase" with a photo of him hitting his 715th (see).
The complete 34 page issue, very... See More
September 10, 1976
PEOPLE'S DAILY, Peking (Beijing), China, Sept., 10, 1976 This is likely the most notable issue reporting the death of Chairman Mao Tse Tung (Zedong) of the People's Republic of China who died Sept. 9. The full front page is taken up with his black-bordered photo headed (in translation): "Eternal Glory To The Great Leader And Great Teacher Chairman Mao Tsetung!" Within the b... See More
December 9, 1978
ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, Florida, Dec. 9, 1978 A banner headline announces: "Golda Meir, Israeli Leader, Dies at 80" with an illustration of her. resent are the outer leaves of the front section only with pages 1, 2, 17 & 18. Good condition.
March 30, 1979
NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1979 The front page reports on the Three Mile Island nuclear accident with: "Atomic Plant Is Still Emitting Radioactivity" with a ftpg. photo captioned; "Mothers & their children at play near the Three Mile Island nuclear print.". Another related ftpg. photo as well.
The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown that occurred... See More
September 8, 1998
THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998
* Mark McGuire sets new home run record
* His 62nd home run
* Pre-knowledge of steroid use
* His 62nd home run
* Pre-knowledge of steroid use
This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to h... See More
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