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197216

AIRPLANE Endurance Record Bertrand Acosta CLARENCE CHAMBERLIN 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374009460589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 15, 1927  * Airplane endurance record broken  * Bertrand Blanchard Acosta & Clarance Chamberlin  * Bellanca monoplane  The front page has a nice banner headline: "FLY 51 HOURS; WORLD RECORD" with subheads. (see). Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the airplane endurance record broken by Bertrand Acosta and Clarance Chamberlin. Complete with 44 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, nice for display as such.

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:49

$42.00
197176

Historic NCs Curtiss Airplane Flying Boats TRANSATLANTIC Flights 1919 PHOTOS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007977859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION only of the New York Times, May 18, 1919  * Curtiss NCs flying boats * Transatlantic flights The front page of this section has 8 related photos to the Curtiss NC airplanes attempt of Transatlantic flights. This event was very significant at the time, but was overshadowed just a few weeks later when Alcock & Brown made the first non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, and then of course the first non-stop solo flight by Lindbergh 8 years later. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:17

$40.00
197146

CHARLES LINDBERGH & Family Return to America (Visit) Self Exile 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006297255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 6, 1937 * Charles Lindbergh & family * 1st & only visit to America * Self exile in Europe (1935-39) The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "LINDYS HOME FOR CHRISTMAS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Lindbergh and his family lived in Europe from 1935 till 1939 because of the relentless public attention and the safety of his second son Jon. This was the only visit to America during that time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:36

$57.00
197105

C-5 United States Navy Class Blimp TRANSATLANTIC Flight Attampt 1919 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012279025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION ONLY of the New York Times, May 18, 1919 * United States Navy C class blimp * Transatlantic flight attempt * Aviation - airship - dirigible - zeppelin The front page of this section has 3 related photos concerning the C-5 transatlantic flight attempt. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: On 14 May 1919, the C-5 departed Montauk Point in clear weather. The ship made good time, but encountered heavy fog and thunderstorms near Saint Pierre Island, France and became lost for several hours. The blimp eventually regained its way, but the extended trip caused the crew to exhaust their food supply and wind and rain continuous... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:42

$35.00
197102

SS MOHAWK Ward Line Ocean Liner Collision SHIPWRECK Disaster 1935 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012277991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935.   * SS Mohawk shipwreck * Ward Line ocean liner * New Jersey coast collision * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WARD LINER SINKS IN CRASH WITH FREIGHTER OFF JERSEY; ALL ABROAD BELIEVED SAVED" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photos and list of the passengers. Very early coverage here as the report suggests all were saved when in fact 47 would go down with the ship. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The front page also has a three column headline: "HA... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:41

$52.00
197091

1938 Newspaper MIDVALE UT School Bus - Train ACCIDENT Riverton South Jordan UTAH


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374001089325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 2, 1938 * Midvale UT school bus - train disaster * Riverton & South Jordan Utah children The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "23 DIE AS TRAIN HITS SCHOOL BUS IN SNOWSTORM" with subhead. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the school bus disaster near Midvale, Utah. This was the worse school bus accident in U.S. history and lead to new laws regarding school buses crossing railroad tracks. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:34

$45.00
197053

George R. THE FLYING HUTCHINSONS Airplane Family LOST at Sea ? 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373998801976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1932 * Colonel George R. Hutchinson * "Flying family" lost at sea ? * Aviation - airplanes The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HUTCHINSONS FEARED LOST; PLANE WITH 8 DOWN AT SEA; AID GOES FROM GREENLAND" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photo. History shows that this famous flying family crash-landed off Greenland, stranded for several days before being picked by a fishing vessel. This event made the Hutchinsons national figures. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:52

$44.00
196998

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1 Goodwin Arkansas DC-2 Airplane Crash 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394008610493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1936 * American Airlines Flight 1 disaster * Douglas DC-2 airliner - airplane crash * Goodwin, St. Francis County, Arkansas The front page has a one column heading: "CRASH OF AIRLINER BAFFLES EXPERTS; 17 BODIES REMOVED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Loads of text. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in nice condition. wikipedia notes: American Airlines Flight 1 was a Douglas DC-2 airliner on a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Memphis to Little Rock. On Tuesday, January 14, 1936, the flight crashed into a swamp near Goodwin, Arkansas, disintegrating on impact and killing all 17 p... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2022 12:16

$42.00
196972

AMELIA EARHART Woman Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992310799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart Putnam airplane * Women's transcontinental flight record * Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey Page 3 has a one column heading: "Amelia Putnam Sets Mark For Women Flyers" with subhead. A one column photo of Earhart is on the back page. (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart breaking the transcontinental flight record for time. Unusual that this heading used her married name instead of Earhart. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:20

$52.00
196920

SONNY STITT Black Saxophonist & Twilight Zone Vic Morrow DEATHS 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373990625697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1982 * Twilight Zone: The Movie helicopter accident * Actor Vic Morrow & 2 others killed * Sonny Stitt death - African America * American jazz saxophonist The top of the back page has a two column heading: "Sonny Stitt, Saxophonist, Is Dead; Style Likened to Charlie Parker's" with photo. (see) Also on the back page is a one column heading: "Vic Morrow Killed In Helicopter Crash; TV Actor War 51" Complete with 34 pages, address label near the top of the front page, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2022 09:02

$57.00
196900

USS CONSTELLATION United States Navy Aircraft Carrier FIRE 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373989487892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Dec. 20, 1960 * USS Constellation (CV-64) fire disaster * Kitty Hawk class aircraft supercarrier * United States Navy "America's Flagship" The front page has a three column headline: "Ship Fire Fatal To 46 Said 'Not Suspicious'" with related photo. (see) Complete with 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2022 14:08

$48.00
196899

BOMBING OF TOKYO Japan B-29 Superfortress Airplane Bombers 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394000518028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, May 24, 1945 * Bombing of Tokyo, Japan * B-29 Superfortress bombers * World War II - WWII The front page has a four column heading: "Record B-29 Raid on Tokyo" with subheads. (see) Complete with 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 23, 2022 14:08

$38.00
196867

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393999009039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, July 18, 1881  * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery The back page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, committed by Jesse James and his cohorts. This is one of the more detailed accounts we have found. The column is headed: "THE TRAIN ROBBERY" "Narrative of the Daring Outrage, As Told by Passengers" "The Killing of Conductor Westfall and the Passenger McMilan--Desperate Encounter in the Express Car--Bravery of a Brakesman". Among the subheads within the body of the report are: "How the Robbery Was Committed" "Conductor Westfall's Death" "The Express Messenger's Desperate Fight". A separate article with its own head... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:45

$147.00
196857

CHARLES LINDBERGH & Members of U.S. Congress AIRPLANE Rides 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393999004421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Gives airplane rides - aviation * Members of U.S. Congress The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH CARRIES 147 AIR PASSENGERS" with subheads that include: "Makes 17 Flights Over Capital With Members of Congress and Their Families" and more. (see) Lindbergh was trying to show government the importance of air travel to get funding in the airplane industry. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:41

$40.00
196808

SOYUZ 11 Russian Soviet Union Spacecraft Cosmonauts DISASTER 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393992599806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 30, 1971 * Soyuz 1 - Russian spacecraft * Only humans to die in space * Re-entry disaster - Incomplete issue The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE COFFIN; 3 Russ Found Dead on Landing" with subheads and photos of each cosmonaut. (see) The three crew of Soyuz 11 are the only humans to have died outside the Earth's atmosphere. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 26 pages of the 1st section only, light toning along the central fold, nice for display as such.

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Ends April 18, 2022 13:53

$44.00
196773

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE BEGINS General Motors MI & Labor Union UAW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373981522699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1936 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike begins * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'SIT DOWNS' CLOSE FOUR BIG PLANTS OF GENERAL MOTORS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the initial beginning of the strike. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:36

$46.00
196772

WRIGHT BROTHERS Airplane Flyer Added SMITHSONIAN Institute PHOTO 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373981522515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 18, 1948 * Wright Brothers 'Flyer' * Smithsonian Institute induction The top of page 4 has a four column heading: "Wright Brothers Hailed by U.S. for First Flight" with lead-in: "NATION PAYS BELATED TRIBUTE". Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the Smithsonian accepting the Wright Brothers famous airplane into their collection. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:36

$57.00
196721

HOWARD HUGHES Transcontinental Airplane Speed Flight Record 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989185138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1936 * Aviator Howard Hughes  * Transcontinental airplane speed flight record * Goodwin, Arkansas airplane crash disaster The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "10-Hour Travel From Coast Seen By Hughes After Record Flight" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and some archival mending at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:53

$48.00
196720

ILLINOIS TERRITORY James Monroe Joins Union STATEHOOD Signed 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373979152979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, May 12, 1818  * Illinois Joins the Union - Statehood The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the official Act of Congress which created the state of Illinois, signed in type on April 18, 1818 by the President: James Monroe. Great to have this historic document on the front page. Page 2 has "A Proclamation" signed in type by James Monroe & John Quincy Adams, and yet another Proclamation on pg. 3 signed by James Monroe. Also reports on battles with the Indians. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:53

$72.00
196646

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE Michigan General Motors & Labor Union ENDS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393986098436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Jan. 13, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a four column headline : "1,200 Warrants Out for Strikers as Flint Grows Calm After Riot; Troops Stand By to Keep Peace" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. Complete with 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library label within masthead, generally good.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:22

$50.00
196638

Physicist ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity SPACE & MATTER 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976025165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 7, 1930 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of space as matter   Page 11 has a one column heading: "Prof. Einstein Has New Theory Regarding Space" (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-quality editions. Great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:18

$48.00
196601

BONNIE AND CLYDE Parker Barrow Gang Dexter Park Iowa Gun Shootout 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373971743402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 25, 1933. * Dexter Park Shootout - Iowa * Clyde Barrow Gang * Machine Gun Battle * Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde Page 16 has a one column heading: "Plane Directs Iowa Hunt For Texas Outlaw". (see) First report coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away at Dexter, Iowa in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, were captured. Rare to find reports on Bonnie and Clyde prior to their deaths. Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. source: RoadsideAmerica.com: Bonnie and Clyde and their gang had been camping in an abandoned park, recovering from a earlier shootout, when they were ambushed on ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2022 09:07

$78.00
196598

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Tazio Nuvolari WINS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393981660388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1936 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "60,000 SEE ITALIAN DRIVER WIN ROAD RACE" with subheads and small photo of Nuvolari. (see) Nice for display. 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 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends April 11, 2022 09:04

$48.00
196486

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373960737386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the M... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2022 10:38

$117.00
196442

DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers REVEALED in 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393969986351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 19, 1942  * The famous Doolittle raid of Japan is revealed  * U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers  * USS Hornet aircraft carrier  The front page has a great banner headline: "STORY OF RAID ON TOKYO; Doolittle Led U. S. Plane Attack" with subhead and photo of Doolittle. (see) Nice for display. This was when it was first reported that Jimmy Doolittle was the leader of the famous raid on Japan about a month earlier. Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 03, 2022 09:09

$127.00
196411

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Flees America w/ Lauren 'Deac' Lyman Story 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373955688516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1935 * Charles A. Lindbergh flees America * American reporter Lauren "Deac" Lyman * Pulitzer Prize winning exclusive story - part 2 The front page has a three column headline: "AMERICA SHOCKED BY EXILE FORCED ON THE LINDBERGHS; ENGLAND TO GUARD ARRIVAL" with subheads (see images). This is the 2nd installment of Lauren 'Deac' Lyman's Pulitzer Prize winning exclusive coverage revealing that the Charles Lindbergh family was leaving the United States to live in England. Lyman worked for the New York Times, so this is the only publication you'll find this report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends April 01, 2022 14:14

$42.00
196332

Aviator WILBUR WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flight in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393957014246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 26, 1908 * Early airplane - aviation * Wilbur Wright - Brothers * Le Mans, France flight * Record w/ passenger (Paul Zens) Page 5 has a one column heading: "WILBUR WRIGHT CARRIES PASSENGER" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 24, 2022 10:59

$52.00
196331

Eve of PEARL HARBOR HI Hawaii Japanese Airplane Attack 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373948063500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 6, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Dated December 6, 1941 (EVE) The front page has a nice banner headline: "JAPAN RENEWS U. S. ATTACKS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, little wear and archival strengthening at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 24, 2022 10:58

$62.00
196196

MIRACLE IN THE ANDES Flight 571 Airplane Rugby Team Crash RESCUE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393942439285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 24, 1972  * Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571  * Miracle in the Andes rescue in progress * Rugby team - airplane crash - "Alive"  The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "8 More Rescued from the Andes" (see) This story was featured in the movie "Alive" and has to be one of the most amazing feats of survival in aviation history. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 17, 2022 10:48

$44.00
196170

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flights at Fort Myer VA 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393940319427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 4, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "AEROPLANE A SUCCESS AT FORT MEYER TRIALS" with related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 16, 2022 12:48

$88.00
196109

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393936195051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 11, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World (1st stage) The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "HUGHES IN PARIS IN 16 1/2 HOURS; FLIES FOR MOSCOW TOMORROW" with subheads, related map & photo of the takeoff. Terrific for display. Nice to have from the city where he began his journey. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small stains (see), generally nice.

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Ends March 14, 2022 11:18

$78.00
196108

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373931599316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, July 22, 1868  * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws Page 5 under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three Express Robbers Hung by a Mob in Indiana" (see) Complete with 8 pages, small piece torn away at the top, right corner of the first two leafs, nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2022 11:17

$62.00
196088

BABE RUTH Catches Baseball from AIRPLANE sets World Record 1926 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373927191496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1926 * Babe Ruth catches baseball from airplane * New York Yankees - major league baseball Near the bottom of the front is a two-column heading: "Babe Ruth Catches Ball From Airplane; Seventh Attempt Gives Him World's Record" (see images for details). At the time Ruth was playing for the New York Yankees, making this a great title to have with this report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present throughout. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the left spine, but generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2022 13:21

$120.00
196073

Historic Wilbur WRIGHT BROTHERS Statue of Liberty Airplane Flight 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373926773323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 30, 1909 * Early airplane - aviation - Wilbur Wright * Wright Brothers' Famous Statue of Liberty flight Here is an issue on the historic airplane flight of Wilbur Wright around the Statue of Liberty New York City.The report is on the back page with one column headings: "WILBUR FLIES OVER HARBOR" "Circling of Statue of Liberty a Challenge to Curtiss" (see) Eight Pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, loose along the spine, somewhat fragile, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:48

$117.00
196072

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Airplane Flight WELCOME HOME Photo 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373926771763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., August 5, 1938.   * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? * Welcome home - New York Harbor The front page has a two column heading: "'Corrigan Hailed By Throngs In Triumphant Journey At New York Official Welcome" with subhead. Also a two column photo of Corrigan with heading: "Corrigan Smiles To Cheers" (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:48

$42.00
196070

Aviator Pioneer JOHN MOISANT Airplane Fight Across English Channel1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373926770459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 18, 1910 * John Moisant flies the English Channel * 1st airplane flight with passengers Above the masthead on the front page is a banner heading: "Aeroplane Trip From Paris To London Halted By Accident" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead slightly affects the banner heading, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: John Bevins Moisant known as the "King of Aviators," was an American aviator, aeronautical engineer, flight instructor, businessman,... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:47

$49.00
196047

Early ALBERT EINSTEIN Physics & his Theory of Relativity PROVEN 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925449974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper:  NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1919  * Very early Albert Einstein * Theory of Relativity proved Page 6 begins with an article which, in scientific circles, is definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity. As background, in 1916 Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity in full mathematical detail. That opened the window on a radically new framework for physics, abolishing established notions of space and time and replacing Newton’s formulation of the laws of gravity. Einstein’s revolution was to change the course of science; but in the years immediately after publication, there was no definitive observational evidence that his theory was correct. But an eclipse in 1919 gave opportunity to prove ... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:59

$98.00
196006

1974 White House Helicopter Incident & Richard Petty Wins DATYTONA 500 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373923664267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 18, 1974 * White House helicopter incident * U.S. Army Private Robert K. Preston * Richard Petty wins Daytona 500 - Nascar The front page has a four column heading: "Soldier Lands a Stolen Copter on White House Lawn" with two related photos. The bottom of the front page has a three column photo with small heading: "Petty Wins Again" with text. (see) The top of page 35 has a five column heading: "Petty Takes $275,000 Daytona 500 for 5th Time" with subheads and related photo. (see) Complete with 52 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 09, 2022 15:10

$52.00
194235

First THOMAS SELFRIDGE w/ Orville Wright 1st Airplane DEATH 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688690602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908  * Orville Wright Injured * Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed * 1st powered airplane fatality Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where the experiments were made". The article goes on to list Lieutenant Selfridge as the one who died in the crash, making him the first to die in an airplane crash. Complete in twelve pages, loose along the spine with (typical) binding holes, a few small archival mends, and quite brittle. Average fragility for the era. Page 5 has been placed on the top for ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2022 14:59

$62.00
195962

(7) HOWARD HUGHES Airplane Flight Around World Fly in RECORD 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373920161528

Offered are 7 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a rare opportunity to have the complete set of Howard Hughes' record setting flight around the World in the famous NEW YORK TIMES. You get all seven issues from the planned takeoff to the ticker tape parade afterwards. The dates are July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 1938. Each issue has front page headlines on this event with more on the insides as well. You can see most of the headlines in the photos. Nice to have from the city where he started and ended his flight. Each issue is complete, most having a library stamp at the upper right corner, generally good.

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Ends March 07, 2022 13:35

$212.00
195917

SAMOAN CLIPPER Pan American Flying Boat Ed Musick CRASH Disaster 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393913839082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Jan. 12, 1938 * Samoan Clipper crash disaster The front page has a nice headline announcing: "SAMOAN CLIPPER BELIEVED LOST AT SEA, SEVEN ABOARD!" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Nice for display. More on page 7. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samoan Clipper was one of ten Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-42 flying boats. It exploded near Pago Pago, American Samoa, on January 11, 1938, while piloted by famous aviator Ed Musick. Musick and his crew of six died in the crash. The aircraft was carrying only airmail and express freight; no passengers were aboard. The aircraf... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2022 09:42

$45.00
195897

ELINOR SMITH Woman Aviator Pioneer Breaks ALTITUDE Airplane Record1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373915038849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1931 * Woman aviator pioneer Elinor Smith * "The Flying Flapper of Freeport" * Breaks World airplane flying altitude record The front page has a one column heading: "ELINOR SMITH CLAIMS RECORD OF 32,000 FEET" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear with a few archival mends at the margins, but generally good.

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Ends March 03, 2022 14:03

$44.00
195896

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight LOST Pacific Ocean Search 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393912194730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 4, 1937.   * Amelia Earhart famous disappearance * Searching the Pacific Ocean The front page has a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart's Chance For Rescue Becomes Dim" with subhead. (see) Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 03, 2022 14:03

$52.00
195819

ALVIN 'Creepy' KARPIS Last Public Enemy # 1 Captured PHOTOS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912222321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., May 2, 1936  * Alvis Karpis (creepy) captured * Last public Enemy No. 1 - early F.B.I. The front page has a two column heading: "KARPIS IS TAKEN BY PLANE EARLY TODAY TO ST. PAUL, MINN." with subhead. (see) Complete with 100 pages, light toning and a .little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:29

$46.00
195818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909228901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING BULLETIN, Philadelphia, Aug.  16, 1935  * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The top of the front page features a headline on the airplane crash that took the lives of Will Rogers and Wiley Post: "Will Rogers and Wiley Post Are Killed When Plane Falls 50 Feet in North Alaska" with subheads, related photo and map. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs (pages 1-2 & 15-16) only, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:29

$47.00
195815

CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO Streamlined Train Nevada Wreck DISASTER 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373912221486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Mass., August 15, 1939  * 'City Of San Francisco' train wreck  The front page has a nice headline: "PAID KILLERS HUNTED AS TRAIN WRECKERS!" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on pages 10-11 with related photos. Nice to have in this San Francisco publication. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, archival mend along the central fold in unrelated area, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:28

$45.00
195812

Very Rare SALEM WITCH TRIALS Witchcraft Book AD 1693 Old 17th Century Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393909226913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693  * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends March 01, 2022 14:25

$325.00
195588

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Airplane Landing MUSKOGEE OKLAHOMA 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373874897470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Hatbox Field landing * Muskogee County, Oklahoma The bottom of page 2 has a very small and discrete heading: "Miss Earhart Lands at Muskogee" First report coverage on Amelia Earhart landing at Hatbox Airfield at Muskogee, Oklahoma. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in very nice condition. 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 only be found within a handful (at most) of daily newspapers of her ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2022 09:47

$45.00
195524

APOLLO 8 SPACE MISSION 1st To Leave Earth's Orbit & Reach MOON 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393863962494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXEMINER, Extra, Los Angeles, December 27, 1968 * Apollo 8 human spaceflight ends * 1st manned spacecraft to leave Earth's orbit * 1st to reach the Moon * James Lovell - Frank Borman - William Anders The front page has a nice banner headline: "APOLLO HOME" with subhead and photo. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light rubbing on the front page, nice condition. wikipedia: Apollo 8, the second human spaceflight mission in the United States Apollo space program, was launched on December 21, 1968, and became the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit, reach the Earth's Moon, orbit it and return safely to Earth. The three-astronaut crew — Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Love... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2022 10:04

$40.00
195474

Japanese KAMIKAZE SUICIDE ATTACK Battle of Okinawa 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373857172831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, May 26, 1945 * Kamikaze suicide airplane attack * Battle of Okinawa - Japanese * Heinrich Himmler suicide photo The front page has a nice banner headline: "18-HOUR JAP SUICIDE AIR ATTACK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Japanese special operations suicide attack on Yontan Airfield during the Battle of Okinawa. Also reporting on the suicide of Heinrich Himmler with photo. (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 07, 2022 13:03

$62.00
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