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BOBBY GREENLEASE Kidnapping MURDER Millionaire Automobile Dealer 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564224958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 7, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping - found dead * Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Emily Brown Heady The top of the front page is a five column headline: "Kidnapped Boy Slain; Alleged Abductors Held" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping & murder of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:29

$42.00
140919

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Ended w/ America Independence 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546083682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783 This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of legislation for their infant state..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:12

$48.00
140345

V-2 ROCKETS Upper Atmosphere Test Meteors Pre Space Travel 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367085464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1946 * V-2 rockets test * Man-made meteorites * Upper atmosphere Page 4 has a two column heading: "Rocket Will Discharge Swarm of Meteorites In Attempt to Gauge Size of Real Fragments" See images for text. 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 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 February 17, 2016 07:50

$44.00
139950

KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT Senate Ratified War & Richard E. Byrd Flight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524489653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1929 * Kellogg-Briand Pact - Pact of Paris * Frank B. Kellogg & Aristide Briand * Richard E. Byrd's first flight over Antarctica The front page has a three column headline: "SENATE RATIFIES ANTI-WAR PACT, 85 TO 1, AFTER BORAH SUBMITS COMMITTEE'S VIEW OF TREATY'S MEANING, STATED IN REPORT" with many subheads. The full text of the pact is located on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the front page is a one column headline "Byrd Lands Plane For First flight Over Antarctica" with subhead "Might Cheer Bursts from Crew as the 'Stars and Stripes' is Safely Put Ashore" and a... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:44

$40.00
139283

Rare Hotel del CORONADO San Diego County California 1892 Newspaper w/ BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343672212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 * Uncommon title * Hotel del Coronado fame A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing the Capitol." An 8 page issue with an interesting variety of news and many advertisements. But the most intriguing part of this issue is the little broadside "Mercury Leaflet" which is tucked inside, being a small sheet measuring 3 1/4 by 8 5/8 in, printed on one side only, and in excellent condition (see). Also with... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:31

$85.00
139221

ROCKET Airplane Explodes REINHOLD TILING Rocketeer Pioneer Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342968008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1933 * Reinhold Tiling explosion (death) * German rockets pioneer Page 17 has one column headings: "ROCKET BLAST HURTS THREE IN GERMANY" "Tiling, Builder of the Device, IS Among the Injured and His Laboratory Is Wrecked" First report coverage on the rocket explosion which led to the death of Reinhold Tiling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 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... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:58

$37.00
138826

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333188342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history in airplane "Friendship" * Early aviation era original Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "MABEL BOLL FLIES TO HARBOR GRACE" "Ocean Race Between Women Is Near as Columbia Lands From New York" "Earhart Plane Tries To Go" and more. (see) Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 4 days. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:31

$34.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495855135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138620

Rare 19th Century 1871 MEDICAL Medicine for Colds Advertisement BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327620615

MEDICAL BROADSIDE promoting: "Bell's Expectorant - A Safe and Certain Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness & Other Affections..." with more detail. At the bottom is space for the seller to print his name & details. The last line notes: "Patented Oct. 10th, 1871" Printed on thin, brown, wrapping paper-type stock, very wide margins, measures 14 1/2 by 20 inches, a few minor archival mends to the blank reverse.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:01

$149.00
138344

ROCKETS PLANE TRAVEL German Rocketeer Fritz von Opel Prediction 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322675610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1930 * Rocket plane travel for humans ? * Rockets - rocketry * Fritz von Opel A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Opel Predicts Rocket Flights From Berlin to New York in 3 Hours at 30-Mile Altitude" Coverage on Fritz von Opel''s prediction of faster travel in the future by the use of rockets. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous 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 cott... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:39

$42.00
138211

German FRITZ VON OPEL Rocket Car Automobile Testing WRECK 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319715471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The front page has one column headings that include: "GERMAN ROCKET CAR IS WRECKED IN TEST" "Opel's "Devil Machine" Attains a Speed of 156 1-3 Miles an Hour on Rails" "Leaps track In Second Run" and more. (see) First report coverage on the German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to rema... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:49

$37.00
138207

CHARLES LINDBERGH Predicts Worldwide Airplane Travel on the RADIO 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371486002459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1930 * Charles Lindbergh radio broadcast * Predicts Worldwide air travel * Commercial airplane flights over oceans The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH, ON RADIO, SAYS OCEAN AIR LINES ARE COMING NEXT" with subheads. (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 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indiv... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:42

$34.00
138015

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Roosevelt Field Airplane CRASH Land 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314128951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1929 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * Roosevelt Field (Curtiss), Long Island * Airplane crash landing in mud * Herbert Hoover inauguration (day of) Page 7 has small one column headings: "Earhart Plane Upsets" "Noses Over and Cracks Blade as Woman Flier Lands on Muddy Field" (see) 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 o... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 15:18

$35.00
137736

UNITED FLIGHT 521 Airplane Disaster Port Deposit MD Maryland 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307555905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 31, 1947 * United Flight 521 disaster * Airplane crash * Port Deposit, Maryland The front page has a nice five column headline announcing: "53 KILLED AS AIRLINER CRASHES AND BURNS IN MARYLAND WOODS; DISASTER HERE LAID TO WIND SHIFT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. 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 i... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:19

$40.00
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