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JEAN PICCARD High Altitude Ballooning Stratosphere Flight DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841664592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Jan. 29, 1963 * Jean Piccard death (1st report) * Stratosphere ballooning flight fame The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN PICCARD, FAMED SPACE PIONEER, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:57

$40.00
176718

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Emigrants Letter & Dolly Madison Death 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more. Great letter on the romance of gold-seekers heading west. Also: "Funeral of the Late Mrs. Madison" being the famed Dolly Madison; and: "From Santa Fe" which is rather lengthy (see). Four pages, very nice condition. Very minor loss to a lower, blank corner not close to any text.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$93.00
176685

4 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534353737

Offered are 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston. A set of 4 issues dated July 11, 12, 14 & 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue has a top- of-the-front page headline and photo concerning Howard Hughes' historic around-the-world flight. See the photos for the both the headlines and the graphics. Each issue is complete & in very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$99.00
176640

JACQUELINE COCHRAN 1st Woman Breaks Sound Barrier w/ Jet Airplane 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531205924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1953 * Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier * 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN TOPS THE SPEED OF SOUND" with subhead and photo of Cochran. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Encouraged by then-Major Chuck Yeager, with whom Cochran shared a lifelong friendship, on May 18, 1953, at Rogers Dry Lake, California, Cochran flew a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet borrowed from the Royal Canadian Air Force at an average speed of 652.337 mph. During the cours... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:58

$58.00
176636

SALLY RIDE Space Shuttle Challenger 1ST U.S. WOMAN in Space 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531203732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 19, 1983 * Sally Ride in space * Space shuttle Challenger * 1st U.S. Woman The front page has a one column heading: "Ride, Shuttle Colleagues Fly to Perfect Orbit" with photo of takeoff. Article continues on page 13 with photo of Sally Ride and related illustration. First report coverage on Sally Ride becoming the first American Woman in space in the space shuttle, Challenger. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:54

$57.00
176573

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Safe Return ? Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523802014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Extra, April 7, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case * Bizarre headline suggests all is well This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a very odd banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby might be returned safely: "RETURN OF LINDBERGH BABY EXPECTED SOON" and subheads and photo. A great curiosity headline for display here. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176521

LOS GATOS DC-3 Mexican Laborers Airplane "Deportee" Song CRASH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831276861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 29, 1948 * Los Gatos DC-3 airplane crash * Diablo Range - California disaster * Mexican farm laborers - workers * Woody Guthrie's "Deportee" song The front page has a one column heading: "Plane Crash Kills 28 Deportees" with subhead. First report coverage on the 1948 Los Gatos DC-3 crash in which killed many Mexicans being sent back to Mexico. This plane crash inspired the protest song "Deportee" by Woody Guthrie. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine,small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:12

$46.00
176516

CRISTERO WAR Jaisco Mexico Jose Reyes Vega TRAIN MASSACRE Soldiers1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831273645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, April 21, 1927 * Federal soldiers train massacre * El Limon, Jalisco, Mexico * Cristero War - Zapatistas * Jose Reyes Vega The front page has a one column heading: "Mexican Bandits Kill Passengers Escaping Fire" with subhead. (see) Complete with 18 pages, light toning and some margin wear with a little unrelated text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:07

$38.00
176308

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Gangland Boss Enters Atlanta Penitentiary 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506734037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932 * Al Capone enters prison (1st report) * Tax evasion guilty charge * Chicago gangster boss The front page has one column headings that include: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train" "Convicts Cry 'Welcome!' " and more. Complete in 40 pages, great condition. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:08

$57.00
176184

SATURN I ONE 1st Heavy-Lift Space NASA ROCKET Launch 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372815645488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, October 28, 1961 * Saturn I rocket launching * 1st heavy lift space launcher The front page has a banner headline: "U.S. Fires Biggest Rocket" with subheads that include: "New Shot Aids Race to Moon" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside. Two library stamps just above the headline into the masthead. (see) Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, light toning at the margins, mentioned library stamps, generally very nice. wikpedia notes: President John F. Kennedy identified the Saturn I, and the SA-5 launch in particular, as being the point where US lift capability would surpass the Soviets, after being behind since Sputnik. That was last mentioned in a speech he gave at... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2019 14:35

$72.00
176176

GEMINI 3 Manned Spaceflight Gus Grissom NASA Capsule Splashdown 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372815641847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 24, 1965 * Gemini 3 manned spaceflight - NASA * Gus Grissom & John W. Young * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE TWINS IN TRIPLE SUCCESS" with subheads and large photo. NIce for display. More inside. Also a one column heading: "Ala. Marchers Slosh Through Foul Weather" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gemini 3 was the first manned mission in NASA's Gemini program, the second American manned space program. On March 23, 1965, the spacecraft, nicknamed Molly Brown, performed the seventh manned US spaceflight, and... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2019 14:27

$62.00
176150

ROCKET AIRPLANE INVENTION Rocketeer Rocketry Robert H. Goddard 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372814439438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION 9 only of the New York Times, September 27, 1931 * Robert H. Goddard * Rocket airplane invention * w/ illustration Page XX4 of this section has two column headlines announcing: "NEW ROCKET PLANE FOR STRATOSPHERE," "Turbine Design Employs Gas Expansion And Propellers to Attain Great Speed" with two detailed illustration of his new invention (see images). Lengthy text here. Complete section 9 only with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 23, 2019 14:11

$62.00
176123

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372813266283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIBERAL SENTINEL, Middletown, New York, July 23, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 has a report noting: "A gang of outlaws, supposed to be the James gang, on Friday night captured a train on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific road...robbed the conductor & a passenger..." and a bit more (see). The next page has a much more detailed account of the event, taking three-quarters of a column & headed: "Robbing A Train" "Eye-Witnesses Accounts of the Robbery at Winston, Mo.". This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies. Eight pages, some wear at a front page fold, 12 3/4 by 19 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$117.00
175950

SOUTHERN CROSS Charles Kingsford Smith Trans-Atlantic AIRPLANE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483917549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1930 * Southern Cross airplane - aircraft * Transatlantic flight Ireland to U.S. * Charles Kingsford Smith The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "FLYERS LAND; NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads. (see) Flight log on page 2 and 2 related photos are on the back page. 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, rag edition, small stain on the front page, a few binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:33

$52.00
175914

Charles Jr. LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Early Reporting w/ Photo 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480445398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, March 4, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping * Early reporting w/ photo * "Crime of the Century" The front page has a banner headline: "Lindbergh Refuses To Dispense With Police Aid; Receives Secolnd Ransom Note Demanding $50,000" with subheads and photo. (see) Address label affects appearance of the headline. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, light toning, minor wear, the address label, generally good.

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:16

$44.00
175913

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Court Testimony 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480445266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1934 * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann on the stand * Court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN ON THE STAND SHOUTS DENIAL OF MURDER; HE AND WIFE OFFER ALIBI" with subheads. (see) More inside with testimony. 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 were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:16

$38.00
175841

1936 SUMMER OLYMPICS Berlin Germany w/ Jesse Owens & Photos 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799665367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Aug. 9, 1936 * Glenn Morris wins gold medal in Decathlon * Nice pictorial of American athletes w/ Jesse Owens * Summer Olympics - Berlin, Germany The front page of the sport's section has a four column headline: "GLENN MORRIS WINS DECATHLON FOR AMERICA'S 11TH TRIUMPH" with subheads and list of the Olympic winners up to that time with 3 golds going to Jesse Owens. Page 3 of this section has a nice pictorial showing members of the United States Olympic team that won gold medals which includes Jesse Owens and Glenn Morris. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:12

$68.00
175768

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit Hunted 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 1, 1878 * The hunt for Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw The bottom of page 3 has a small item: "A Fight With Train Robbers" datelines from Texas & noting in part: "...sheriff of Denton County & a posse with Peak's Rangers chased the train robbers Sam Bass, Frank Jackson and Bill Underwood from Denton Cross Timbers...a fight took place and one of the robbers was shot in the face." Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:42

$39.00
175623

British Pilot AUGUSTUS ORLEBAR Breaks World Airplane Speed Record 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372789760555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1929 * Augustus Orlebar - Air Vice Marhsal * Royal Air Force officer - pilot * Supermarine S.6 seaplane - airplane * Breaks World air speed record The front page has one column headings: "BRITISH PILOT FLIES 355 MILES AN HOUR" "A. H. Orlebar, Schneider Captain, Sets World Record in Plane That Won Trophy" and more. (see) Nice to have on the front page of this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:44

$39.00
175615

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456126749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 3 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART GOES TO TOYNBEE HALL" "Cheers Great Her at Noted Settlement House in Slums of London" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can ... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:39

$42.00
175511

Aviator JAMES H. DOOLITTLE Very 1st BLIND Airplane Flight Success 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447290016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 25, 1929 * Aviator James H. Doolittle * 1st blind airplane flight The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "Airplane Conquers Greatest Enemy, Fog, In Blind Flying Test" First report coverage on the very first "blind flight" by James H. Doolittle. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:48

$40.00
175379

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
175341

NAZIS INVADE CRETE GREECE Airplane Gliders Parachutes1941 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433102774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 21, 1941 * Nazis invade Crete Greece (1st report) * World War II - WWII gliders - paratroopers The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "A NEW CRETE GLIDER BLITZ" with subheads, related illustration and small map. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of Crete. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp near the top, small binding holes along the spine, noticeable archival mends along the right and top margins (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:49

$58.00
175140

AMELIA EARHART Autogyro Helicopter Airplane ALTITUDE RECORD 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764747436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 9, 1931 * Autogyro plane altitude record * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart in Autogyro Makes Climb of 19,000 Feet" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in Thirty-two pages, light toning and wear at the margins, with some creases with the 1st column.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:55

$44.00
175104

LOVETTSVILLE VA Loudoun County Virginia DC-3 Airplane DISASTER 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764733726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1940 * Lovettsville, Virginia Air Disaster * Douglas DC-3 airplane crash (1st report) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "25 DEAD IN CRASH OF AIR TRANSPORT; LUNDEEN IS KILLED" with subheads. Lengthy text continue inside with a few related photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, irregular along the spin, otherwise very nice.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:33

$45.00
175074

Pan American PACIFIC CLIPPER 1st Around World Airplane Flight 1942 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752418114

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 7, 1942 * Pacific Clipper - Boeing 314 flying boat * 1st commercial aircraft to circle the World * Pan American World Airways' The front page has a two column heading: "Clipper Ends Epoch-Making, 31,000-Mile Flight From war" (see) Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small archival mend along the right margin, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Pacific Clipper (civil registration NC18602) was a Boeing 314 Clipper flying boat famous for having completed Pan American World Airways' first around the world flight. The flight of the then-named Califo... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 15:02

$45.00
174992

JACQUELINE COCHRAN Female Aviator Wins Bendix Airplane Race Trophy1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750475292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1938 * Jacqueline Cochran - Woman aviator * Wins Bendix transcontinental air race The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN WINS BENDIX AIR RACE; CLOSE TO RECORD" with subheads that include: "Only Woman in Cross-Country Derby Collects $12,500 in Beating Nine Men" and more. First report coverage continues on page 3 with three related photo. (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 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:09

$48.00
174906

AMELIA EARHART Pacific Ocean Disappearance USCGC Itasca RADIO Log 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1938 * re. Amelia Earhart's Pacific disappearance * USCGC Itasca radio communications (log) reported The top of page 41 has a one column heading: "EARHART LOSS SEEN AS RADIO TRAGEDY" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:56

$62.00
174898

GUS GRISSOM Mercury-Redstone 4 2nd U.S. Human Rocket SPACEFLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391767315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., July 21, 1961 * Mercury-Redstone 4 Launch Vehicle * Astronaut Virgili. "Gus" Grissom * 2nd United States human spaceflight The front page has a three column headline: "Second Astronaut Lofted 118 Miles, Escapes Sinking" with subhead and photo of Grissom. (see) Complete issue with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:50

$45.00
174884

UNCLE JOHN WILDER Fiddler Death & Charles Lindbergh Nanking China 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390101587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931 * Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death * President Calvin Coolidge's uncle * Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont * Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:06

$38.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
174816

GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship 1st Around World Flight STARTS Hugo Eckener 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740421855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 8, 1929 * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World begins * Commander Hugo Eckener The top of the front page has a four column heading: "DIRIGIBLE HOLDS TRUE TO HER COURSE ABOVE SEA" with subheads. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2019 15:01

$44.00
174768

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Quits U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739649526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 28, 1941 * Charles Lindbergh quits his military post * U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve * Aviator - Atlantic Ocean solo flight fame The front page has a great banner headline announcing: "LINDBERGH QUITS THE ARMY" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:08

$45.00
174738

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean Fame Led to Death 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383782703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 11, 1938 * Amelia Earhart lost at sea * Captain Hilton H. Railey * "Preface To Greatness" * re. Lost in Pacific Ocean The top of page 49 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HELD VICTIM OF 'CAREER'" with subheads. (see) Amelia Earhart was lost over a year earlier. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:32

$57.00
174652

HAIR (musical) PRE-Broadway Greenwich Village - RARE AD in The Village Voice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372735125837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, October 19, 1967 * A extremely rare ad for the Broadway Hit - "HAIR" - prior to making it to Broadway * The Public Theater - Greenwich, in the Village's own iconic newspaper Prior to making it to Broadway and becoming one of the most famous musicals to hit the stage, the musical "Hair" appeared off-Broadway at The Public Theater in Greenwich Village. This issue contains two ads for the show. Due to its limited engagement, and it being prior to its incredible Broadway success, such ads are extremely rare - and even more so when from Greenwich Village's own iconic newspaper. Other ads include those for Jefferson Airplane, Arlo Guthrie, Donovan, and more, as well as a feature... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:48

$125.00
174627

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane 2nd Around World Flight Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734339201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 2, 1937. * Amelia Earhart around the World 2nd attempt * Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage) The front page has a one column heading: "Amelia Ends First Leg Hop" with subhead. Page 3 has a caricature of Earhart by Wolo Trutzschler. (see) First report coverage on her 2nd attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance the following month in which she was never found. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:22

$47.00
174564

1958 GM FIREBIRD III Space Age Concept Car in Introduced 1958 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371205972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Sept. 10, 1958 * 1958 GM Firebird III automobile debuts * First space age concept car by GM The back page has four related photos of the new GM Firebird III concept car with heading: "GM Warms Up a New Firebird" and some text. I'm sure that only a Detroit publication would cover this. Rare as such. Complete with all 68 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The second concept car, the Firebird II of 1956, was a more practical design: a four-seat, family car. It is a low and wide design with two large air intakes at the front, a high bubble canopy top, and a vertical tail fin. Its exte... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:07

$77.00
174538

1st TRANSPACIFIC AIRPLANE Flight Nonstop Clyde Edward Pangborn 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732458231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, October 4, 1931 * 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight * Hugh Herndon Jr. & Clyde Edward Pangborn The front page has a banner headline: "HERNDON-PANGBORN START JAPAN-U. S. HOP" with subheads and related photos. (see) Coverage on the 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight. (Japan to Washington State) Complete with 40+ pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:28

$47.00
174506

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729273910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1935 * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The top of page 17: "BODIES OF FLIERS REACH CALIFORNIA" with subheads and two related photos, one of the wreckage and the other of the Eskimo that told the story. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:20

$40.00
174386

French Aviator LOUIS BLERIOT 1st English Channel AIRPLANE Flight 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361842149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 26, 1909 * Louis Bleriot * English Channel 1st flight * Heavier than air aircraft Page 8 has over a full column taken up with reporting the historic first flight across the English Channel, a feat which many predicted would never happen for many years despite a prize offered by the Daily Mail newspaper (first offered in 1908, then extended to 1909). The Frenchman, Louis Bleriot, was the winner. The column heads: "CROWDS SCARED BY AIRSHIP" "British Mob Tries to Wreck the French Channel Flier" with more (see). Twelve pages, various margin tears, most loose at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:29

$55.00
174333

GLENN CURTISS American Aviator Airplane Industry Pioneer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722369174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1930 * Glenn Curtiss death * Aviation pioneer * U.S. airplane industry The front page has a one column heading: "GLENN CURTISS DIES, PIONEER IN AVIATION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day including a nice coverage on the 1930 Vulture earthquake in Italy. (see) Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 25, 2019 15:23

$37.00
174264

GUNTHER GROENHOFF Germany's Champion Glider Pilot Gliding KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392353992059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1932 * Gunther Groenhoff killed * Germany's Glider pilot - gliding Near of the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "World's Glider Champion Is Killed by Fall; Groenhoff's Rudder Breaks Off in a Storm" (see) First report coverage on the death of Gunther Groenhoff, German champion glider pilot. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$42.00
173973

UNIONTOWN PA Pennsylvania TWA Flight 1 Airplane Crash Disaster 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392329502556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 7, 1936 * Uniontown, Pennsylvania * TWA airplane crash disaster * Flight 1 - Cheat Mountain * Early, same day 1st report The front page has a great banner headline: "NEWARK AIRLINER CRASHES, 11 DIE" with subheads and photo of 1 of the 2 survivors. (see) Nice for display. A few more related photos on page 24. First report coverage on the TWA airliner crash on a mountain side near Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:27

$67.00
173871

Rare LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin over NYC Day of Disaster 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698857932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, May 6, 1937 * LZ 129 Hindenburg * Pride of the Germans * Famous trip to America * Day of the disaster The front page a very interesting and I believe rare report of the Hindenburg flying over New York City just hours before it's fateful end. This newspaper was a unusual late afternoon-early evening NYC publication which made some events covered on the same day. The front page has a one column heading: "HINDENBURG CROSSES OCEAN, CIRCLES CITY" with subhead. (see) Text includes: "The German dirigible Hindenburg....passed over New York City this afternoon on her way to the Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, N.J., where she is due at 6 P. M." Did the Hindenburg meet it's end before the citizens read this... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:12

$98.00
173864

Great HOWARD HUGHES Transcontinental Airplane Speed Flight Record 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698584864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 19, 1937 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Transcontinental airplane speed flight record * Los Angeles to New York City The front page has a three column headline: "Hughes Spans U. S. in 7 1/2 Hours Fighting Death at 20,000 Feet" with subhead and two related photos. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 28, 2019 07:39

$55.00
173829

RIVER ROUGE PLANT Henry Ford Motor Automobile Company UAW STRIKE 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392321456822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 2, 1941 * Ford Motor Company * River Rouge Plant strike * UAW - United Automobile Workers The front page has a great banner headline: "TROOPERS RUSHED TO PLANT AS FORD BATTLE INJURES 30" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on page 2. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: In 1941, Ford Motor Company remained the last major auto company to refuse to recognize the UAW or any union as the bargaining agent for its workers. The UAW had already signed contracts with General Motors and Chrysler, but Henry Ford remained opposed to unionization. None... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:31

$52.00
173567

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane 1st Around World Flight Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314025278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 18, 1937. * Amelia Earhart around the World attempt * Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage) The front page has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Lands Plane in Honolulu" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on her attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance a few months later in which she was never found. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, large archival mend on page 2 does not affect Earhart report, generally nice.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:49

$47.00
173531

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Back 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689353989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, July 24, 1969 * Neil Armstrong & others back * Man walks on the Moon The front page has a banner headline: "Moon Men Return Home" (see) Also reporting on the Chappaquiddick incident on page 2. Complete with all 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:25

$37.00
173401

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD South Pole Airplane Flight Begins 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685586506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1929 * Aviator Richard Evelyn Byrd * South Pole Antarctica flight begins The front page has a very nice banner headline: "COMMANDER BYRD OFF ON FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH POLE; RADIO REPORTS 'ALL IS WELL' AT 6:30 A.M., 8 HOURS OUT; PASSES SLEDGE PARTY ON THE TRAIL AND DROPS MESSAGES" with subheads and nice photo of Byrd (see photos). Much more on pages 2 & 3. Loads of text, way too much to photograph here. First report coverage on the beginning of Richard Byrd's famous flight over the South Pole. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2019 07:10

$57.00
173312

AMERICA'S 1st TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683183778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 * 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of the Crime". What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sp... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:49

$67.00
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