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198904

George Bothezat Pioneer of 1st Practical Helicopter Death 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374148234625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 3, 1940 * George de Bothezat death (1st report) * Russian American engineer & businessman * Inventor of 1st successful, practical helicopter The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HELICOPTER MAKER, DE BOTHEZAT, DEAD" with subheads. (see) 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 with all 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition .

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:15

$47.00
198878

Historic Alan Shepard 1st American Rocket Spaceman NASA Mercury 3 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394131864757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, May 5, 1961  * Astronaut Alan Shepard * 1st American in space * Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7 The very large, bold banner headline above the masthead proclaims America's entry into the space race, reading: "SHEP DID IT!" noting America's first astronaut's journey into space aboard the spacecraft "Freedom 7". From beginning to end the journey was all of 21 minutes. The front page includes a large photos captioned: "Spaceman Arrives To Board His Vehicle", another photo of: "Alan B. Shepard Jr....U.S. spaceman", and a smaller photo of the spaceship taking off. All of the text on the front page deals with America's first manned space flight. Not only a great issue on the very beginning ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2022 08:33

$88.00
198855

Very Early Railroads Locomotives Trains Masthead Print 1833 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146528777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 2, 1833 * Very early on the railroad industry * Uncommon publication This is a very early issue of the very first American periodical on railroading, having begun the year prior. The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of the train, but keep in mind this is from the formative years of the railroad industry.  There are railroad-related articles in this 16 page issue including a a few illustrations. Measures 9 by 12 inches a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:07

$87.00
198813

Frank James train robbery trial Jesse gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374144373282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WIDE AWAKE LIBRARY--Special Number "THE LIFE AND TRIAL OF FRANK JAMES", Sept. 28, 1883 * Jesse James gang * Frank's trial w/ prints  This magazine of the late 19th century featured Western and adventure stories. This was one of just a few "Special Numbers" focusing entirely upon what the title notes. The reporting is exceptional, using actual trial transcripts. There are 21 pages of text devoted to Frank James, brother of outlaw Jesse James. Total of 24 pages, 8 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends July 22, 2022 10:14

$147.00
198763

Aviator Glenn Curtiss Aviation Pioneer 1st Seaplane Airplane Fly 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374142121292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 17, 1911 * Aviator pioneer Glenn Curtiss - aviation * 1st seaplane flights in U.S. waters - airplanes The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CURTISS USES HIS HYDROPLANE IN TRIP TO CRUISER'S DECK" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, Irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: Glenn Hammond Curtiss was an American aviation and motorcycling pioneer, and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry. In late January of 1911, he flew the first seaplane from the water in the United States. Demonstra... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2022 08:14

$52.00
198757

Buck Rogers & Wilma Deering Science Fiction Space Heroes Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374142084424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 9, 1935 * Early Buck Rogers and Wilma Deering photo * Science fiction adventure heroes * Detroit automobile show opening The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Buck and Wilma Entertain at Auto Show" with text. (see) Also a banner headline: "35th Automobile Show Opens Tonight" with subheads. Complete with 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2022 07:52

$44.00
198752

Best Notre Dame Football Knute Rockne 2nd to Last Coached Game 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374142057624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1930 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Army Cadets * 2nd to last collegiate game coached by Knute Rockne * ND to be National Champions for 1930 season * The prime rivalry at this time in the sport * Great item for display - NCAA college football * From the city where the game was played (very rare) Here is truly a terrific issue on Notre Dame football. The front page has a nice banner headline that announces: "110,000 SEE ARMY LOSE, 7-6" with subheads. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline concerning sports on the front page of any newspaper. Rare as such. The front page of the sport's section (inside) has another nice banner headline: "THRONGS DEFY WEATHER; SEE NOTRE DAME WIN" with... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2022 07:30

$425.00
198732

Bombing of Naco Cochise County Arizona AZ Escobar Rebellion 1929 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374140659652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1929 * Bombing of Naco, Arizona * 1929 Escobar Rebellion * 1st aerial bombardment The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "REBELS DROP BOMBS UPON NACO, ARIZ." with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the bombing of Naco, Ariziona during the 1929 Escobar Rebellion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: While rebel forces were battling Mexican 'Federales' for control of the neighboring town of Naco, Sonora, the Irish mercenary and pilot Patrick Murphy was h... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2022 07:23

$42.00
198730

Charles Lindbergh Anne Morrow Flight to the Orient Japan 1931 Rotogravure Photos


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374140648139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, September 20, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow * Airplane flight to the Orient - Japan photos This rotogravure section only has eight front page photos regarding the Lindbergh's flight to the Orient with some text. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2022 07:21

$36.00
198717

Pan American Clipper Pioneer Honolulu Hawaii Airplane Flight 1935 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374140607616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1935 * Pan-American clipper Pioneer * Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii flight The top of the 4 has a one column heading: "CLIPPER REACHES HAWAII; CUTS U.S. TO ORIENT TRAIL" with subhead and related map. Also a related photo is on the back page. (see) Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 20, 2022 06:58

$42.00
198709

Italian Air Armada Flying Airplane Boats Italo Balbo w/ Photos 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394119874246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1933 * Italian Air Armada - flying boats * Italo Balbo arrives in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "GREAT ITALIAN AIR ARMADA IS ACCLAIMED BY MILLIONS AS IT WINGS OVER THE CITY" with subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages with photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends July 17, 2022 12:27

$52.00
198670

Historic George Washington Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374133850795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783  * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It reads in part: "A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never be forgotten--The singular interpositions of Providenc... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2022 08:58

$696.00
198653

Alexander Winton Motor Carriage Company Automobile Pioneer Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374132051125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1932 * Alexander Winton death (1st report) * Winton Motor Carriage Company founder * Scottish-American bicycle & automobile inventor Page 21 has a one column heading: "ALEXANDER WINTON, AUTO PIONEER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) He formed one of the very first American companies to sell a motor car. 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 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... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:34

$39.00
198652

Charles Lindbergh Anne Morrow Yangtze River Plane Crash 1931 Rotogravure Photos


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116987044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, November 1, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow * Airplane flight to the Orient * Yangtze River China crash photos This rotogravure section only has six front page photos regarding Charles Lindbergh's airplane crash on the Yangtze River in China. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 16 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:32

$42.00
198630

Fred Duesenbery Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116931142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 27, 1932 * Fred Duesenberg death * Automobile pioneer * Race car motors Page 12 has a one column heading: "Fred Duesenberg, Racing Car Builder, Dies Of Pneumonia" (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. 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 26 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2022 07:52

$42.00
198620

Luna 2 Soviet Rocket 1st to Hit Surace of Moon Space Race Lead 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374130734558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 14, 1959  * Luna 2 - Soviet spacecraft * 1st to reach the Moon * Russia takes "space race" lead The banner headline is a sobering one for American scientists as it shows the Soviets are very much ahead in the space race: "RUSSIAN ROCKET HITS THE MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 page 1st section only, minor margin wear, black pencil marking within the masthead, nice for display.

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Ends July 14, 2022 15:24

$52.00
198516

Mormons NAUVOO TEMPLE Illinois Description re. Joseph Smith Death 1844 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123312584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1844  * Nauvoo Temple description * re. Joseph Smith's death * Mormons - Mormonism The front page article is headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" which begins: "The St. Louis New Era thinks the Mormon war at an end...the Mormons are deeply wounded at the death of their leader and look for vengeance in some form..." with a bit more.  The article continues with a description of Nauvoo, Illinois, which begins: "They have built up a considerable town in a very brief period. They claim a population in the city of about 15,0000...The buildings are scattered over a wide space..." with more.   At the bottom of page 3 is an article headed: "The Mormon Temple" which is very de... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:39

$144.00
198493

DUTCH HARBOR Alaska Attacks BATTLE OF MIDWAY Prelude World War II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107724181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese airplane attack * Battle of Midway eve The front page has a one column heading under: "War Highlights" which reads: "Jap Bombers Strike At Dutch Harbor" (see) Interesting having a WWII report in this famous financial publication. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a a few small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends July 08, 2022 13:45

$52.00
198466

DOUGLAS C-54 SKYMASTER Transatlantic Airplane AUTOPILOT Flight 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107549291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1947 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Transatlantic flight by autopilot The front page has two column headings: "Robot-Piloted Plane Makes Safe Crossing of Atlantic" "No Hand on Controls From Newfoundland to Oxfordshire--Take-Off, Flight and Landing Are Fully Automatic" 1st report coverage on a Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane making a transatlantic flight under the control of an autopilot. Report continues on page 2 with photo. 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 ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2022 09:45

$34.00
198463

MASON CITY IA Iowa School Bus & Rock Island Train Wreck DISASTER 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107546491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1937 * Mason City IA Iowa * Rock Island rocket train * School bus collision The front page has a two column heading: "Rocket Train Hits High School Bus in Iowa, Killing 10 Injuring 18 at Grade Crossing" (see) First report coverage on the Rock Island Rocket train and school bus disaster at Mason City, Iowa. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primarily subscr... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2022 09:42

$42.00
198423

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Convicted of RAPE Alabama Negroes DEATH SENTENCES 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374117086960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1932 * Scottsboro Boys death sentences upheld * Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls * Alabama Supreme Court decision * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping * Ransom paid to no avail Page 27 has a one column heading: "7 DOOMED NEGROES LOSE ALABAMA PLEA" with subheads. (see) 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 32 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:32

$40.00
198417

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394105114663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776" and measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America.... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:19

$388.00
198384

BROOKINGS OREGON Lookout Air Raids Japanese Incendiary Bombing 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394102001281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1942 * Lookout Air Raids - Brookings, Oregon * Incendiary bombs from a Yokosuka E14Y * Japanese naval aviator Nobuo Fujita The front page has a banner headline: "JAP BOMB FIRES U. S. FOREST" with subhead and small related map. Nice for display. This event was the first time the contiguous United States was bombed by an enemy aircraft. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, minor rubbing along the central fold, small binding holes along the spine, some small ink notations including two on the front page but does not affect the related report, generally nice. wikipedia not... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:54

$48.00
198383

PAUL TIBBETS Enola Gay Captain 1st Atomic Bomb in Warfare DEATH 2007 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112400680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 2, 2007 * Captain Paul Tibbets death * 1st atomic bomb in warfare (Little Boy) * Enola gay airplane pilot fame * Hiroshima, Japan - World War II The front page has a two column photo with heading: "Pilot launched Atomic Age over Hiroshima" First report coverage continues on pages 18 & 19 with 3 more related photos. (see) Complete with all section s 80+ pages, great condition.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:54

$52.00
198376

CHARLES LINDBERGH Ancient Maya Civilization Pyramids FOUND by Air 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394101991386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 10, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Ancient Maya Civilizations * 1929 World Series of Baseball (game 2) * Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SPIES 4 MAYA CITIES WITHIN 2 HOURS" with subhead. (see) Also much on game 2 of the 1929 World Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago Cubs. Coverage begins on the front page with much in the sport's section. Nice to have in this World famous Chicago publication. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:46

$52.00
198375

THE GREATER ROCKFORD AIRPLANE Illinois Bert Hassell Missing ? 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112394306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1928 * Bert R. J. Hassell - aviation pioneer * The Greater Rockford Airplane - Illinois * Missing in Greenland ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROCKFORD PLANE IS MISSING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:46

$44.00
198886

Garrettsville Ohio Gangster Alvin Karpis Barker Gang Train Robbery1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394132031184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 8, 1935  * Garrettsville, Portage co., Ohio train robbery * Gangsters Alvin Karpis -  Ma Barker gang The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'West West' gang Hunted" with subhead: "Mail Train Is Robbed of More Than $40,000" Karpis was member of the Ma Barker Gang, and was Public Enemy No. 1 at the time. Complete with 60 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: In November, 1935, Alvin Karpis robbed a train in Garrettsville. Karpis was a member of Ma Barker's gang, and was assisted in the robbery by gang member Harry Campbell and at least one other accomplice. Karpis and his gang stole $30,000, and obtained a private airplane to escape to Hot Springs, Arkansas. K... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 11:13

$37.99
198883

Charles Lindbergh Airplane Flight Japan Churchill Manitoba Land 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374147935842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow * Land at Churchill, Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada * Airplane flight to the Orient - Japan The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGHS FIGHT GALE, SAFE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. two related photos and heading are on the back page. Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:50

$37.99
198334

Rare Air Forces AIRPLANE DROPPED Occupied France World War II 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374108682036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NACHRICHTEN FUR DIE TRUPPE, Europe, May 20, 1944   * Rare allied issue dropped from aircraft * Occupied France World war II - WWII A most fascinating single sheet newspaper printed front & back, which translates to "News For The Troops", published by the Psychological Warfare Division of the Allied forces and dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany from just weeks before the D-Day invasion. This newspaper/leaflet was created to counter Goebbels' propaganda machine. Notice this dates shortly before D-Day. The headline translates to: "Again Too Few Hunters" 2000 Fighter Planes Bomb Berlin and Brunswick Twice A Day". Measures 9 by 13 inches, very nice condition. Totally in German and an uncommon bit of aerial propagan... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:24

$58.00
198880

Best Charles Lindbergh Atlantic Ocean Solo Airplane Flight 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374147869245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1927  * 1st report on Lindbergh's famous flight  * On his way for Paris, France This is one of the more notable Times headlines of the 20th century. A three line banner head on the front page marks the early part of Charles Lindbergh's epic flight across the Atlantic Ocean, as he sought to complete the first solo nonstop flight from New York to Paris: "LINDBERGH SPEEDS ACROSS NORTH ATLANTIC, KEEPING TO SCHEDULE OF 100 MILES AN HOUR; SIGHTED PASSING ST. JOHN'S, N.F., AT 7:15 P.M."  plus many related subheads. Fine coverage with a nice portrait of Lindbergh, with five more pages of photos and reports about his flight. Also a fullpg. ad: "Lindbergh Off to Paris on Goodrich Silvertones" which inclu... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:00

$499.99
198879

Wilbur Wright Brothers Arirplanes Flight Wins 1st Michelin Cup 1909 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374147853840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 1, 1909  Page 3 has a rather inconspicuous report noting that Wilbur Wright had won the very first International Michelin Cup. The Michelin Cup was an award sponsored by the French tire manufacturer Michelin for long distance flight made in airplanes. The contest would run through 1935. The report, from LeMans, France, is headed: "Wright Winner Of Michelin Cup" and begins: "Wilbur Wright has beaten all previous aeroplane records with a flight for two hours and nine minutes..." and ends with: "By his flight Mr. Wright wins the Michelin Cup, valued at $5000." Complete in ten pages, toning at the central fold, good condition.

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Ends July 01, 2022 08:46

$57.99
198314

Wild Bunch KID CURRY Hole-in-Wall-Gang Butch Cassidy Sundance Fame1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374106966345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHERIDAN POST, Wyoming, July 19, 1904   * Outlaw Kid Curry - Harvey Logan * Wild Bunch - Hole-in-the-Wall Gang The front page has over a full column taken up with: " 'Kid' Curry Not Dead" "Thoughts too Have Been the Man Killed After Hold-up of Rio Grande Train July 19th". Kid Curry was a member of the 'Wild Bunch" of outlaws, even mentioned in this article: "...Harry Logan [Curry's real name] was a member of the famous 'Wild Bunch' band of outlaws. They robbed the Butte county bank..." with more of their crimes listed. Further on is: "...associated with all the daredevil leaders in train robberies in the west and south-west for years having been the partner of such men as 'Butch' Cassidy, Harry Longbaugh [known... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:17

$185.00
198831

Aviator Howard Hughes Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374144488183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, July 14, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Ends in success (1st report) The top of the front page features a nice banner headline: "HUGHES HERE !" with subheads and large photo. (see) Much more on the following pages. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 16 pages of the 1st section only, light toning and a little wear along the margins and ventral fold with a few archival mends on the inside pages at the central fold, nice for display as such. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 29, 2022 12:51

$59.99
198796

Very Rare 17th Century Protestant 341 Years old 1681 London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374144221821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England, July 12, 1681  * Rare 17th century publication This single-sheet newspaper is a fascinating paper published during this time of struggle between Catholics and Protestants in government. News is almost entirely from England, however the back page has a report beginning "A Capuchin, called by the name of Marcus de Aviano, an Italian, who pretends to perform miraculous things; especially the cure of deafness, blindness, lameness, dumness, etc..." with more on him. In 2003 he was beatified by Pope John Paul II. Complete as a single sheet issue, wide, never-trimmed margins, 8 by 11 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2022 08:29

$199.99
198277

VANGUARD TV3 America 1st Space Satellite Rocket EXPLOSION (Day of)1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374099630994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Mass., Dec. 6, 1957  * Vanguard TV3 embarrassment (day of) * America's 1st attempt to launch satellite A report on the front page announces the upcoming embarrassing entry of the United States in the space race with the Soviet Union, with a banner headline: "RUSH MOON LAUNCHING; Count Resumes After 3 1/2 Hour Delay" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This monumental failure of America's first attempt at space came just 2 months after the Soviets shocked the world with its successful Sputnik I launch, taking the lead in the space race. Complete with all 64 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, some binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2022 11:09

$48.00
198263

First 1st United States SATELLITE EXPLORER 1 In Orbit SPACE RACE 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394092813730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 1, 1958  * 1st satellite put into space by the United States * EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT) The front page has a banner headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "Our First Satellite Is Working 'Perfectly'" with a subheads. (see) Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik which shocked American scientists and caused a rush to make this launch happen as early as possible. And also just a few months after America's first effort, which resulted in an embarrassing failure. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes with minor wear along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 27, 2022 10:55

$68.00
198745

Very Rare Movie Prop w/ Charles Lindbergh Solo Airplane Flight 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374140790934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STAR DISPATCH--EXTRA, May 21, 1927  An interesting movie prop newspaper, presumably one which featured as part of the plot Lindbergh's historic flight across the Atlantic, as the banner headline announces: "LINDBERGH FLIES ATLANTIC" with a photo of him. The balance of the four page newspaper has just "filler" material relating to nothing. Such props typically were seen from a distance and received very little on-screen time. Note no city or state, giving it a very generic appearance. Four pages, various small tears at margins with some discrete archival mends inside, good condition.

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Ends June 27, 2022 09:23

$69.99
198179

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight HONORED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394089515300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1932  * Amelia Earhart - London welcome * re. Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The top of the front page has one column headings: "MRS. PUTNAM LANDS AT LONDON IN STORM; GREETED BY MELLON" "Crowds at Croydon Airdrome Disappointed as Ocean Flier Goes to Private Field" "Cheered In Pouring Rain" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with a wire-photo. (blurry) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:43

$62.00
198127

SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA Spaceflight Atmospheric Entry DISASTER 2003 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394082803269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON CITIZEN, Arizona, EXTRA, Feb. 1, 2003  The front page announces one of the more tragic events in U.S. space history with: "SHUTTLE BREAKS UP; Seven aboard Columbia dead" with subhead and photo. Complete 1st section with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:23

$27.00
198126

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal KIDNAPS Grace Budd1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394082802993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928  * Albert Fish kidnaps Grace Budd * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" Page 27 has a one column heading: "DEATH HINT SPURS HUNT FOR BUDD GIRL" with subheads. (see) Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. ... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:22

$52.00
198065

Charles LINDBERGH JR. BABY Murder Trial w/ Court Testimony Photos 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081455467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 4, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Court testimony The front page has a five column heading: "Lindy Identifies Hauptmann Voice" with subheads and related photo. (see) Another related photo with court testimony on page 2. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:15

$50.00
198062

GRANITE Chaffee Co. Colorado Arkansas River TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085343439

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1926 * Granite, Chaffee County, Colorado * Arkansas River train wreck disaster The front page has a one column heading: "Trains Topples Into River; 15 Dead, 50 Hurt" First report coverage on the Granite train wreck of 1926. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:14

$40.00
198034

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080351660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, September 21, 1934  * Bruno Hauptmann arrested  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a great banner headline: "ARREST LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPER, FIND RANSOM" with subhead and photo of Charles Jr. More on pages 2 & 3 with full page pictorial. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:21

$62.00
198013

TRANS-PACIFIC Airplane Flight AUSTRALIA Charles Kingsford Smith 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394078738067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1928  * 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight (during) * Southern Cross monoplane to Australia * Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith  The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIJI FLYERS RIDE OUT STORM" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Some related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: At 8:54 am on 31 May 1928, Kingsford Smith and his crew left Oakland, California to make the first trans-Pacific flight to Australia. The flight was in three stages. The first (from Oakland to Hawaii) was 2,400 miles, took 27 hours 25 min... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2022 12:22

$57.00
198003

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight SOLO 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394078695309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 21, 1932  * Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve solo * Airplane flight begins (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AMELIA PUTNAM STARTS HOP TO PARIS EXACTLY FIVE YEARS AFTER LINDBERGH'S TAKEOFF" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. (see) This was the first female solo flight across the Atlantic. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 17, 2022 11:23

$98.00
194992

Rare Early 18th Century QUENN ANNE Era Pamphlet 1702 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393794410242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, December, 1702  * Rare early 18th century publication This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of Queen Anne, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From Englan... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2022 16:18

$49.00
197873

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Sorority ATTACK Murders 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394068102524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Jan. 16, 1978 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State University sorority house attack The first column of the front page has a small and somewhat discrete report under: "Tallahassee" (see) Unfortunate for the small and brief report here, but still a 1st report. Of course it was not known at the of this report that the killer was Ted Bundy. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In the early hours of January 15, 1978—one week after his arrival in Tallahassee—Bundy entered FSU's Chi Omega sorority house through a rear door with a faulty locking mechanism. Beginning at abou... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:05

$48.00
197820

HIRAM MAXIM'S Heavier Than Air FLYING MACHINE Flight Invention 1894 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061348635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 6, 1894  An inside page has a large illustration of: "MR. MAXIM'S FLYING MACHINE" with considerable related text. Note: Hiram S. Maxim's "airplane" became the first "heavier than air" machine to take flight under its own power (source: Wikipedia). More can be read about this flying machine though the University of Houston's website. Additional illustrations and text regarding inventions and the progress/development related to technology, machinery, tools, etc. during this era are also found throughout. Sixteen pages, small mend at the bottom of the front page, nice condition.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:47

$98.00
197809

First Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061339938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1898  * Very 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage (historic) A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the mentioned advertisement was the very first automobile ad ever published in America. This same (or extremely similar) ad appeared in some later issues of this magazine but this was the very first appearance. A back page advertisement is headed: "Dispense With A Horse" and describes the fine features of the "Winton Motor Carriage" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". It measures 2 1/8 by 2 3/8 inches and includes a small but nice engraving of a cou... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:42

$245.00
197782

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058185989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 19, 1863 * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey  Page 3 has a seemingly inconspicuous and innocuous report, but one which would have much more meaning in American history than anyone on that date could possibly imagine. Headed: "The National Cemetery Dedication - A Large Attendance Expected". The report tells of the plans for the dedication of the Gettysburg Cemetery noting the various special guests to attend, with Lincoln mentioned almost as an afterthought: "...The train was to connect with the president's company at Hanover Junction, where the president was to be received with appropriate honors & the whole party would then proceed to... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:09

$68.00
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