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154032

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784464551

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

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153770

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371933644665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 13 has one column headings: "GANDHI RESTS, WORN BY CONSTANT STRAIN" "Indian Leader's Nerves Frayed--Campaign of Disobedience Spreads Over the Country" "He Explains At Speech" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 m... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2017 15:21

$36.00
153293

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911008203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1947. * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan The front page has a two column headline: "HENRY FORD IS DEAD AT 83 IN DEARBORN" with subheads that include: "Pioneer In Autos" "Leader in Production Founded Vast Empire in Motors in 1903" and more. Lengthy coverage continues on page 32 with photo of Ford. Too much text to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 int... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:13

$92.00
153265

MARIO DE BERNARDI Italian Aviator Seaplane Airplane SPEED RECORD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371907886782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1928 * Major Mario de Bernardi * World War I fighter pilot * Seaplane air racer - speed record The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Major de Bernardi Flies 350 Miles an Hour; Averages 318.57 Miles, Setting New Record" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 April 30, 2017 13:02

$33.00
152859

SAMUEL KINKEAD World War I Fighter Ace RAF Airplane KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727627873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1928 * Aviator Samuel Kinkead killed * South African fighter ace * High Speed Flight RAF The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH FLIER DIES IN PLUNGE INTO SEA; SOUGHT SPEED MARK" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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. wikipedia notes: I... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:21

$34.00
152716

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal PLEADS INSANITY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722664853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1935 * Albert Fish pleads not guilty * By reason of insanity * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "PLEA OF INSANITY ENTERED FOR FISH" 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, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:35

$52.00
152639

CHARLES LINDBERGH Flies Spirit of St. Louis Smithsonian Institute 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882008717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane * Smithsonian Institute in Wash. D.C. The front page has a one column heading: "'WE' FLY TOGETHER ON FINAL JOURNEY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Charles Lindbergh flying his famous airplane for the last time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:16

$39.00
152561

Rare JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination 1881 Old West Oroville California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718065196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, Sept. 23, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Rare Old West title All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered. Page 3 has at the top: "A Bereaved Nation" with subheads: "President Garfield Dies from the Effects of Guiteau's Bullet--The Closing Scene--Last Official Bulletin of the Physicians--What the Post-mortem Examination Revealed--The New President--Proclamation by Governor Perkins..." and more This report takes full half of page 2, plus there is some editorial talk on page 2. Four pages, folio size, great condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:24

$60.00
152489

ITALIAN AVIATORS Carlo el Prete & Arturo Ferrarin AIRPLANE Records1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716299995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1928 * Airplane endurance record flight * Arturo Ferrarin & Carlo del Prete * Italian aviators World distance record The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Italian Fliers Set a New Endurance Record; Stinson Felicitates Them on 58 1/2 Hour Flight" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Italian aviators Arturo Ferrarin and Carlo del Prete complete a nonstop flight in the Savoia-Marchetti S.64 begun on May 31 during which they have made 51 round trips between Torre Flavia (in Ladispoli) and Anzio. The flight breaks three worl... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:50

$34.00
151039

VERMONT CENTRAL RAILROAD West Hartford VT Train Wreck Disaster 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669695390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 10, 1887 * West Hartford, Vermont * Vermont Central Railraod * Train wreck disaster (bridge) The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE OF DEATH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Vermont Central Wreck at Hartford, Vermont. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:14

$29.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150702

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Air Mail Panama AIRPLANE Flight 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821132668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 5, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Air mail flight to Panama The front page has a three column heading: "Lindbergh Flies to Havana, Then Starts Off for Belize; Opening New Air Mail Route" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Charles Lindbergh's historic 1st air mail flight to Panama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:24

$39.00
150528

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
150232

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808649649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1932 * Jim Mollison * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a one column heading: "5,000 HAIL MOLLISON, HERE AFTER SEA HOP; FLIGHT BACK SPEEDED" with subheads. Much more on page 3 with related pictorial. Coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation 1st. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:27

$37.00
150166

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646127490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, August 20, 1932 * Jim Mollison makes it * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a banner headline: "LONDON FLYER MAKES NEW BRUNSWICK SAFELY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation first. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, Light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:25

$42.00
149950

JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental Passenger AIRPLANE Record Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637695052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1935 * Jimmy Doolittle breaks flight record * Transcontinental transport airplanes The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DOOLITTLE SPANS U. S. IN 12 HOURS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Jimmy Doolittle breaking the transcontinental flight record for transport airplanes. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:40

$33.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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 wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149842

HELENE BOUCHER French Aviatrix Pilot Killed Airplane Crash 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631344910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1934 * Helen Boucher killed * French aviatrix - pilot * Airplane crash accident Page 6 has one column heading: "Famous Aviatrix Killed" "Helene Boucher, French Holder of Speed and Height Marks, Dies" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:10

$33.00
149545

MACROBERTSON AIR RACE London to Melbourne Airplane w/ Mollisons 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620973167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1934 * MacRobertson Trophy Air Race * London to Melbourne airplane event * Melbourne Centenary celebrations * Jim and Amy Mollison photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOLLISONS' LEAD IN RACE IMPERILED BY FAULT OF PLANE" with subheads. (see) More on page 26 with related pictorial. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:50

$33.00
148558

LOUIS ARMSTRONG Satchmo Jazz Trumpeter Scat Singing DEATH 1971 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595800109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 6, 1971 * Louis Armstrong death (1st report) * Trumpeter, composer & singer - Jazz Page 3 has a two column heading: "Louis Armstrong, JAzz Great, Dies". (see) Complete in 10 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:00

$30.00
148054

CHARLES ULM Australian Airplane Pioneer Sets Speed Flight Record 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748739947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1933 * Pioneer Australian aviator Charles Ulm * New airplane flight speed record set The top of the back page has a one column photo of Australian aviator pioneer Charles Ulm with heading: "Makes New Air Record" Also a one column heading: "Ulm Sets New Mark For Australia Flight" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Ulm setting a new speed record airplane flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 presen... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:34

$33.00
147912

FRANCESCO DE PINEDO Italian Aviator Airplane Takeoff Crash KILLED 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391571668987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1933 * Francesco de Pinedo killed - Italian aviator * Floyd Bennett Field airplane takeoff attempt The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DE PINEDO KILLED IN BURNING PLANE; CRASH AT TAKE-OFF" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1sat section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in good condition.

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Ends October 23, 2016 13:46

$33.00
147877

New AIRPLANE FLIGHT Non-Stop Distance Record Broken FRENCH FLIERS 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391570635540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1933 * New non-stop airplane flight distance record * French aviators Paul Codos & Maurice Rossi The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FRENCH FLIERS SET DISTANCE RECORD, LANDING IN SYRIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on French fliers, Paul Codos and Maurice Rossi, setting a new non-stop airplane flight distance record. Article continues inside with related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton &... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:37

$33.00
147562

BOMBING OF THE VATICAN City Single German Airplane Bombs 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371736315570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 7, 1943 * Bombing of Vatican City * Single German airplane * World War II - WWII Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Vatican Radio Confirms Bombing; Mosaic Shop, Governor's Home Hit" First report coverage on the air raid by just one German airplane (four bombs) on Vatican City. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2016 15:38

$42.00
147334

First AIRPLANE TRAVEL Brooklyn Dodgers Bums MLB Baseball Team 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729952211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1940 * Brooklyn Dodgers 1st team to fly * MLB baseball airplane travel The sport's section (page 30) has one column headings: "DODGERS TRAVEL TO CHICAGO BY AIR" "Two Planes Transport Entire Squad From St. Louis--Team Home Tomorrow" First report coverage on the first time a MLB baseball team flew by airplane which was the Brooklyn Dodgers. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:06

$39.00
147247

AMELIA EARHART Receives Harmon Trophy for Aviation Airplane Feat 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371723737278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1933 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Amelia Earhart Honored" "Receives Award Harmon Trophy for Transatlantic Flight" See image for brief report here. 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, 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 15:18

$33.00
147092

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718422309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 12, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA GIRL FLYER IS SEEN OVER ATLANTIC" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 23, 2016 06:54

$33.00
146690

JIM MOLLISON & Wife Bridgeport CT Connecticut Airplane CRASH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371700569251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1933 * Jim Mollison and wife crash * Scottish aviator - airplanes * Machine Gun Kelly kidnapping The front page has a four column headline: "MOLLISONS CRASH AT BRIDGEPORT; BOTH ARE INJURED, PLANE WRECKED; HAD FLOWN FROM WALES IN 39 HOURS" with many subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also front page first report coverage on the famous Charles F. Urschel kidnapping which was later known to be the work of George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produc... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:26

$48.00
145946

1932 ROCKET Mail Airplane Aviator REINHOLD TILING Pre Test Flight OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677205334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, February 28, 1932 * Reinhold Tiling * German rockets pioneer Page 4 of this section has small one column headings: "German Plans Rocket Test" "Inventor of Mail Plane Will Try It This Spring" (see) Coverage on the upcoming test of the 1st rocket mail plane by Reinhold Tiling. See image for brief text here. Complete section 3 only with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 06:12

$28.00
145792

1932 ESSEX TERRAPLANE Hudson Motor Car Company Introduction ADVERTISEMENT News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391496565452

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1932 * Essex Terraplane car introduction * Hudson Motor Car Company ad Page 7 has a full page advertisement for the "Essex Terraplane" automobile built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan. This new car was launched on July 21, 1932 making this a very early if not first ad in this World famous newspaper. Nice for display. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 30, 2016 14:05

$34.00
145764

YANKEE DOODLE Monoplane Airplane Transcontinental Flight Record 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669690275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 26, 1928 * Monoplane airplane "Yankee Doodle" * Transcontinental non-stop flight record * Captain Charles B.D. Collyer The front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRANS-U.S. AIR RECORD SET" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the record breaking transcontinental flight of the "Yankee Doodle". This plane and captain would crash and be killed about a week later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:39

$33.00
145737

AMELIA EARHART 1st Transatlantic Airplane Flight Solo ROME ITALY 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669616699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1932 * Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo * Visits Rome, Italy - Benito Mussolini Page 6 has a one column heading: "WELCOME IN ROME FOR MRS. PUTNAM" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compete in 46 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 July 29, 2016 14:37

$33.00
145581

Very Early 19th Century AUTOMOBILE Electric Design Diagrams 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491323449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Nov. 26, 1898 Taking most of the front page are four illustrations and an article: "A Design For An Electric Automobile Vehicle." which is a three-wheeled bicycle with a motor on the back. Other inventions with prints and text throughout. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:49

$28.00
144255

BONUS ARMY World War I Veterans & re AMELIA EARHART'S Solo Flight 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458783333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1932 * Bonus Army - WWI veterans reach the capital * Amelia Earhart re. Transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Weary Bonus Army Reaches Capital by Truck; Police Demand Congress Care for Hundreds" (see) Page 6 has a one column heading: "MRS. PUTNAM LAUDS AVIATION IN BRITAIN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:50

$33.00
144078

FIRST HELICOPTER FLIGHT ? Wingless Autogyro Juan de la Cierva 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391453152222

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1932 * Aviation pioneer Juan de la Cierva * Very 1st flight of the modern day helicopter * Wingless autogyro - autogiro Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "De la Cierva Flies in Tiny Wingless Machine; New Autogiro Shoots Through Air Like Bullet" (see) Was this the very 1st flight of the modern day helicopter ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 rather ... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:26

$34.00
143856

THING MOUNTAIN Mt. Laguna Range San Diego DC-3 AIRPLANE CRASH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447441224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1946 * Thing Mountain airplane crash disaster * Mt. Laguna Range, San Diego, California * American Airlines Douglas DC-3 The front page has a two column heading: "27 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes Into Peak on Coast" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the American Airlines Douglas DC-3 airliner crash in Mt. Laguna Range near San Diego, California. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:40

$42.00
143681

Great Detailed Old West TRAIN ROBBERY Texas Outlaws1889 Salt Lake City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443056886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 * Old West train robbery The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top half of the front page only.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:08

$29.00
143452

1ST AIRPLANE FLIGHT Wiley Post & Harold Gatty Around the World 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604840899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1931 * Wiley Post and Harold Gatty * 1st airplane flight around the World begins * Monoplane Winnie Mae The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POST AND GATTY FAR OUT AT SEA ON WORLD FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos and 2 maps. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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,... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:36

$42.00
143181

RUTH ROWLAND NICHOLS 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Try 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431771871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1931 * Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash * 1st Woman solo Transatlantic flight attempt * Newfoundland - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS HURT IN CRASH AT ST. JOHN ON WAY TO EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:38

$34.00
142877

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Women's World Speed Record Broken 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422414070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Women's world speed record broken Page 14 has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS MAKES NEW SPEED RECROD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Nichols breaking the Women's world airplane speed record with 210.7 MPH. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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. Give... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:26

$34.00
142760

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Altitude Flight Record Broken 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587366251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * World altitude record (Women) * Airplane flight to 28,743 feet The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SOARS SIX MILES ABOVE CITY, SETTING NEW RECORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Nichols. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 April 28, 2016 15:28

$34.00
142623

1ST PHOTOGRAPH of the Earth's Curvature w/ Albert William Stevens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414482746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1930 * 1st photograph of the Earth's curvature * Captain Albert William Stevens The front page has a one column heading: "EARTH'S CURVE SEEN IN PHOTO FROM PLANE" with subheads. See below for history description. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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. source: Today in Lab Hist... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:05

$33.00
142617

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Transcontinental Airplane Flight Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583365231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1930 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Transcontinental airplane flight (time) * Charles A. Lindbergh The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SETS RECORD FROM COAST" with subheads. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nichols. First report coverage on Ruth Howland Nichols breaking the transcontinental airplane flight record. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:51

$33.00
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AMELIA EARHART Willow Grove Pennsylvania AUTOGYRO Flight Record 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1930 * Amelia Earhart autogyro flight * Willow Grove, Pennsylvania * First to carry a passenger Page 3 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Pilots Passenger In Autogiro" with subhead. See below for history description. 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 38 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:40

$37.00
142380

1st Non-Stop AIRPLANE FLIGHT New York to Panama Canal Zone 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576525105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1930 * Captain Roy W. Ammel * Lockheed Explorer Monoplane "Blue Flash" * 1st flight from New York to Panama Canal Zone The front page has a one column heading: "AMMEL FLIES PLANE TO CANAL IN ONE HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Roy W. Ammel's 1st non-stop airplane flight from New York to Panama. Article continues inside with photo of Ammel. 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libr... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:00

$34.00
142312

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish American Gangster Bootlegger Europe Trip 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575682233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond's trip to Europe * Irish American gangster - prohibition era * SS Belgenland (1914) ocean liner The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Legs' Diamond Is Aboard Liner Belgenland Wants to Go to Vichy to 'Take Cure,' He Says" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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-qua... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:13

$34.00
142265

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Receives Harmon Trophy w/ Orville Wright 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572719388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928 * Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh * Airplane inventor Orville Wright * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presenting aviator Charles A. Lindbergh with the Harmon Trophy as the annual world's outstanding aviator. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:58

$37.00
142132

BOBBI TROUT Woman Aviator Airplane Endurance Flight Record Broken 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402039800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1929 * Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout * Female aviator - aviatrix * Airplane endurance flight record * Los Angeles International Airporrt Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Miss Trout Sets Mark With 17-Hour Flight; Recaptures Record Miss Smith Took From Her" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:18

$38.00
142025

"QUESTION MARK" Fokker Aircraft Los Angeles ENDURANCE Airplane 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567397437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1929 * "Question Mark" (aircraft) Fokker airplane * United States Army aviators * Los Angeles Metropolitan Field * Record endurance flight - Aerial refueling The front page has a one column heading: "PLANE UP 87 HOURS STILL GOING STRONG" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 individua... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:00

$37.00
141851

BOBBY GREENLEASE KIDNAPPING Millionaire Automobile Dealer's Son 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564232610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping (1st report) * Carl Austin Hall * Bonnie Emily Brown Heady Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Woman Kidnaps Son of Millionaire at School" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine, some small tape mends along right margin, generally good.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:47

$38.00
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