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1928 Fritz Von Opel.... Rocket propulsion....

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June 24, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1928

* Fritz von Opel
* Rocket car automobile

The front page has one column headings that include: "GERMAN ROCKET CAR IS WRECKED IN TEST" "Opel's "Devil Machine" Attains a Speed of 156 1-3 Miles an Hour on Rails" "Leaps track In Second Run" and more. (see) First report coverage on the German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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 these high-quality editions. A few binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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