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195305

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight NYC Welcome 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834708587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" Page 5 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART HERE TODAY AS CITY GUEST" "She, Stultz and Gordon Will Get a New York Welcome With Climax at City Hall" and more. 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart being New York City's guest of honor after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:39

$40.00
195260

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight LOST in Pacific Ocean Fred Noonan 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393829545824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES,  July 11, 1937.   * Amelia Earhart famous disappearance * Over the Pacific Ocean - Fred Noonan The front page has a two column heading: "Earhart Quest by Air Fails" with subhead (see images). Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (4 pages total), some central fold wear with archival mending on page 2 and minimal text loss.

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Ends January 28, 2022 08:54

$40.00
195200

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373838379532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Penn., June 19, 1928   * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flies across the Atlantic Ocean The top of the front page has a two column headline: "American Woman Conquers Atlantic" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart's famous Atlantic Ocean flight. Complete with 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:48

$78.00
195172

Aviator CHARLES ROLLS Early Aviation Airplane Flight Record 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373837005237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 2, 1910 * Aviator Charles Rolls * Early airplane aviation flight * Rolls-Royce car manufacturer fame The top of the front page has a banner heading: "ENGLISH AVIATOR FLIES FROM ENGLAND TO FRANCE AND BACK" with some text. (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 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, one slightly affects headline, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Charles Rolls became the first man to make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by plane taking 95 minutes on 2 Jun... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:27

$48.00
195163

Great CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean SOLO Airplane Flight 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373837002670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1927  * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Famous solo airplane flight * Across the Atlantic Ocean A terrific issue on Charles Lindbergh's epic flight across the Atlantic Ocean with a 3-line banner head: "LINDBERGH'S OWN STORY OF EPOCHAL FLIGHT; TEMPTED TO TURN BACK, KEEPS ON IN STORM; ASKS FISHING BOAT: 'AM I ON ROAD TO IRELAND?' "  Many subheads as well as seen in the photos, as well as a full-figure photo captioned; "The Man Who Did It. Captain Charles A. Lindbergh in a Characteristic Pose." Coverage carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 with a map of his flight, various articles, and more photos. Incomplete issue containing the first 16 pages of a 44 page issue, rag edition, a little irregular a... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:22

$142.00
195073

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspper a


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again on the grand round..." and includes a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee noting: "On the 14th instant Colonel Mosby struck the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Duffield & destroyed a U.S. mail train consisting of a locomotive and 10 cars & securing 20 prisoners and 15 horses. Among the prisoners are 2 paymasters with $168,000 in government funds." Fu... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$168.00
194990

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393794406868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, Jan. 13, 1901  If ever there was a newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it. Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. As noted by Wikipedia, the January 10 discovery at Spindletop marked the birth date of the modern petroleum industry. At 100,000 barrels of oil a day, the gusher tripled U.S. oil production overnight. Some of the companies chartered to exploit the wealth of Spindletop, such as Gulf Oil and Texaco,... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2022 15:17

$745.00
194934

SIEGE OF LOUISBOURG British Fleet French Canada King George's War 1746 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373827035872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 27, 1746  * Siege of Louisbourg - French Canada * War of the Austrian Succession * King George's War Pages 1 & 2 are mostly taken up with reports of the War of Austrian Succession. Page 3 has reports on King George's War in North America, focused on Cape Breton in Nova Scotia. One item mentions: "...landed some 1000 men with a large train of artillery, and immediately commanded the governor of Louisbourgh to surrender, and being refused, he directly attack'd the town in the most vigorous manner both by sea and land...". Four pages, four red tax stamp on the front page, great condition.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:04

$37.00
194920

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791983032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 7, 1693  * Rare Salem witch trials book 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." This is the only periodical (similar ads appeared in multiple issues) 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 newspaper, 7 1/4 by 12 inches, nice... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2022 09:50

$345.00
194732

1981 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS Aviation Strike Begins Ronald Reagan 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393754740049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 4, 1981 * Professional Air Traffic Controllers * Strike begins - redefine labor relations * President Ronald Reagan The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "CONTROLLERS STRIKE, HALTING 7,000 FLIGHTS; REAGAN GIVES 48-HOUR NOTICE OF DISMISSAL" with subheads and two related photos. Much more inside. Complete with 42 pages, a little residue from a label being removed at the beginning of the headline, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 02, 2022 13:57

$52.00
194691

1900 TRAIN HOLDUP ROBBERY Gifford Malvern Hot Springs County Arkansas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811715548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 22, 1900 * Gifford - Malvern, Arkansas * Hot Springs County * Dramatic Train Robbery Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "BANDITS AND DYNAMITE PLAY HAVOC WITH A TRAIN" with subhead. (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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:27

$42.00
194677

TAKIJIRO ONISHI Kamikaze Airplane Attacks Leader SUICIDE Death 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811709148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, August 17, 1945 * Takijirō Ōnishi suicide death * "Father of the kamikaze attacks" In a rather rare war-related headline some 3 days after the surrender of Japan essentially ending the war, the banner head above the masthead announces: "JAPS BATTLE YANK PLAINES OVER TOKIO" plus; "Jap Kamikaze Corps Chief Takes Own Life" with other related subheads. The complete first section (of 2) with pages 1-14, very nice condition.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:15

$33.00
194603

1900 AKRON OHIO RACE RIOT Negro Lynching Attempt & Destruction 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809203125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1900 * Akron, Ohio race riot of 1900 * Negro lynching attempt The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION BY A MURDEROUS MOB" 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, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On August 22, 1900, Akron experienced its worst riot in history, and possibly the worst riot in Ohio history. This followed the abduction and sexual assault on the six-year-old daughter of the Maas f... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 09:03

$52.00
194578

EXPLORER II High-Altitude Balloon Record Flight to Stratosphere 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809185189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 11, 1935 * Explorer II high-altitude balloon record flight * Albert W. Stephens & Orvil A. Anderson * Stratosphere - Stratobowl in South Dakota * 1st humans to witness the curvature of Earth The top of the front page has a three column headline: "STRATOSPHERE BALLOON RISES TO 14 MILES AND BREAKS WORLD RECORD" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete with 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. Note: The gondola is on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:46

$52.00
194577

B-25 MITCHELL BOMBER Empire State Building AIRPLANE Crash in 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809185042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 29, 1945  * B-25 Mitchell bomber crash * Empire State Building The front page has a two column heading: "13 Now Dead in B25 empire State Crash" with subhead and a few related photos.Five more photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the B-25 Mitchell bomber airplane crash into the Empire State Building in New York City. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:46

$52.00
194571

BUTCH CASSIDY Sundance Kid Hole-in-the-Wall Wyoming Train Robbery 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744161833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 30, 1900 * Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid * Hole-in-the-wall-Gang * Tipton, Wyoming train robbery The front page has an article: "TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT" "They Got but Little Money Out of the Express Car Last Night". Included are some details of the robbery, now ascribed to the work of Butch Cassidy and the "Hole In The Wall Gang", a few bits including: "The second section of the express which was held up at Table Rock, Wyo., last night reached here...The mail car was untouched...The robbers confined their work to the Pacific Express car which was totally wrecked...that a man concealed himself on the tender at Tipton...compelled the engineer to stop the train...joined ... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:38

$255.00
194569

TRANSOCEAN AIR LINES FLIGHT 512 Douglas DC-6A Airplane Crash 1953 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809162035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 13, 1953 * Transocean Air Lines Flight 512 * Douglas DC-6A airplane disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "58 ON AIRLINER MISSING IN PACIFIC" with subheads and a small related map. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:08

$42.00
194558

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744116781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, August, 1695  * Rare 17th century publication This is "The Second Edition" as noted on the title page, having been printed within two years of 1695. This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc."(see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & i... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:02

$70.00
194550

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Mexico City Airplane Flight MISSING ? 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744113366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 14, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Post Atlantic Ocean solo flight * Airplane hop to Mexico The front page has a nice banner headline: "FEAR GROWS LINDBERGH IS LOST" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2021 07:57

$38.00
194517

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Airplane Flight PHOTOS 1938 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718754731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE section only of the New York Times, July 24, 1938 * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? - photos The front page of this rotogravure section has four related photos concerning Douglas Corrigan's recent solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:59

$38.00
194495

Coulter MANSFIELD OHIO Pennsylvania Railroad Trains Disaster 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718693604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 14, 1946 * Pennsylvania Railroad trains disaster * Coulter - Mansfield, Ohio The front page has a one column heading: "Train Crash in Ohio Is Fatal to 18" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Pennsylvania Railroad, three train collision near Mansfield, Ohio. Related photo is on the back page. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:37

$40.00
194279

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Returns 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788244029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 22, 1890  * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Welcome home The front page has a very fine article on the famed traveler and reporter Nellie Bly as she nears competition of her epic trip around the world. A few bits mention: "...a few minutes later Miss Bly was taken off on a tug while her fellow passengers on the same steamer gave her a parting cheer...boarded a special train which was in waiting for her...The train bearing Nellie Bly arrived at 2 pm. A large crowd assembled at the depot to see her..." and more, including some nice details of her experiences in Europe and Asia. Nice to have this report on the front page. Also on the ftpg. is a detailed account headed: "TRAIN ROBBE... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:20

$74.00
194182

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781438228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776".  It measures 9 by 11 1/4 inches, in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America. Near the beginning is: "...the following measures... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:20

$345.00
194144

LOST DUTCHMAN'S GOLD MINE Old West Arizona Legend Search 1895 Phoenix Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393671500978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 22, 1895   * Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine * Superstition Mountains search * Old West Arizona legend The middle column of the front page has a great article on one of the more notable stories of lore from the Old West: the search for the Lost Dutchman's gold mine. Headed: "DUTCH JACOB'S MINE" "Hidden Wealth Once Known in the Superstitions" "A Well Known Miner Wishes to Find It" "Robert McKee Comes to Phoenix to Gather Data and Seek the Mythical Mine", the report takes nearly 1 1/2 columns. The ftpg. also has: "Another Hold-Up" "Train Robbers Loot a Union Pacific Train". Great to have this report in an Arizona newspaper. Eight pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, some... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2021 07:48

$94.00
193968

TOKYO JAPAN Fifth Fleet USS Enterprise AIRPLANE Attack Raid 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373770540600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, February 16, 1945 * Fifth Fleet Tokyo, Japan attack * USS Enterprise aircraft carrier The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAVY PLANES ATTACK TOKYO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage of the first U.S. carrier airplane attack on Tokyo, Japan. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:32

$44.00
193901

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763884405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Report on the Greenback Raid This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Details". This is an account of John Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid" during which he derailed a train and robbed the paymaster's box of $173,000. This successful Confederate attack on a major transportation artery of the Yankee forces did much to boost morale in the Confederacy during the closing months of the Civil War, and also was the exploit for which John Mosby... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:33

$78.00
193895

Rare HOLLYWOOD MOVIE PROP Richard Byrd Antacrtic Airplane Flight 1929? Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763878550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Nov. 29, 1929 An interesting movie prop newspaper which was created as a prop for a motion picture. Not a "real" newspaper in the typical sense as the title and the content are very generic. Note there is no city or state in the dateline. Typically it was only the created headline which was seen in the movie. In this case the banner headline announces: "COMM. BYRD FILES OVER SOUTH POLE!". Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner & some foxing at two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:26

$122.00
193798

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761666869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, July 30, 1846  * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 10 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:49

$38.00
193788

CUYAHOGA FALLS Ohio Doodlebug Train Railroad WRECK Disaster 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393637755814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 1, 1940  * Doodlebug train Disaster (1st report) * Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio The top of the front page has a one column heading: "41 KILLED AS TRAIN HITS COACH HEAD-ON AT OHIO JUNCTION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Doddlebug Train disaster at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Complete with 44 pages, rag edition, a little residue along the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:45

$40.00
193696

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753046298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1938.   * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The front page has a one column heading: "CORRIGAN PRAISED BY IRISH PREMIER" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 12 with related photo. A printing flaw within the photo. (see) 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:41

$40.00
193591

DEMING NM New Mexico Last Major U.S. Train Robbery Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617177207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "''Brooklyn Cowboys' Kill One But Fail in Train Holdup" with subhead. (see) Complete with 20m pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Henry (Lorenz) Loftus and Harry (Dwyer) Donaldson were two young men who made national headlines for their unsuccessful attempt to rob the Southern Pacific Railroad's Apache Limited in... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:45

$44.00
193550

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747874510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BUFFALO EVENING NEWS, New York, December 21, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a banner headline: "GEN. PATTON SUCCUMBS TO CRASH INJURIES" with subheads. (see) Forty-four pages, mostly loose along the spine, some wear along the central fold with archival mending on page 2 and a little text loss. A little  margin wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:47

$62.00
193534

1916 AMERICAN GRAND PRIZE Prix Automobile RACE Santa Monica California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747861480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 18, 1916 * 1916 American Grand Prize * Grand Prix automobile race * Santa Monica, California The front page has a nice banner headline: "FOUR KILLED IN BIG AUTO RACE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:31

$44.00
193402

1918 VERNON CASTLE Ballroom Dancer Royal Flying Corps Airplane KILLED Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393600530436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 15, 1918 * Vernon Castle killed * Ballroom dancer * Royal Flying Corps * British airplane crash The front page has a six column heading: "VERNON CASTLE IS KILLED IN FALL" with subhead. (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. Rare as such. Complete with 16 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little wear and small hole where a address label was removed which affects the year in the dateline, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2021 14:51

$45.00
193313

Northwest Oreint Airlines FLIGHT 2501 Lake Michigan Disaster Crash1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393592111450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 24, 1950 * Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 * DC-4 propliner - Lake Michigan The front page has a nice banner headline: "58 LOST IN PLANE CRASH IN LAKE MICHIGAN STORM" with caption: "Worst U.S. Air Disaster" and subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the disappearance of Flight 2501 over Lake Michigan. Complete with 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition. Small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 23, 2021 14:40

$57.00
193256

1917 Loius & Gaston CHEVROLET BROTHERS Race Car Drivers PHOTO 1917 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393591345881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 15, 1917 * Louis & Gaston Chevrolet brothers * Co-founders of Motor Car Company * Race car drivers - automobile racing Page 11 has a two column photo with heading: "Chevrolet Brothers Hope To Star  On Chicago Speedway As At Cincinati" with text. 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. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp and label on the front page, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2021 07:55

$42.00
193223

JIM MORRISON The Doors Lead Singer Frontman Songwriter Poet DEATH 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728545604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, July 15, 1971 * Jim Morrison death * The Doors Near the middle of the issue (page 36) is a report on the death of the rock legend "Jim Morrison". The report begins: "It was another one of those times, last week. In one day the papers reported the deaths of Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter Charlie Shavers, and rock star Jim Morrison. Only the Morrison death came as a shocker..." with much more. Great to have this report in this newspaper. As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maint... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:32

$98.00
193220

1910 JORGE CHAVEZ Peruvian Avitor 1st Airplane Flight Over Alps 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728544593

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 23, 1910 * Peruvian aviator pioneer Jorge Chavez * 1st Airplane flight crossing the Alps The top of the front page has a four column headline "AVIATOR FLIES OVER ALPS AND IS BADLY INJURED ON LANDING" 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 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: After this successful series, Chávez decided to undertake the first air crossing of the Alps. This attempt was made in response to a prize of $20,000 offered by t... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:31

$48.00
193183

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Motorcycle Accident - Eventual DEATH 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393577007999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 14, 1935  * Lawrence of Arabia motorcycle accident (1st report)  * Would die less than a week later  The front page has a one column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hurt in Bike Crash" with subhead. Photo of Lawrence is on page 3. (see) First report coverage of the motorcycle accident that would be fatal to Thomas Edward Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 & s... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 14:25

$58.00
193179

CHARLES K. HAMILTON Crazy Man of the Air Record AIRPLANE Flight 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373723988632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 13, 1910 * Aviator Charles K. Hamilton "Crazy man of the air" * 1st airplane flight between two major cities The front page has a six column headline: "HAMILTON FLIES FROM NEW YORK CITY TO PHILADELPHIA AND RETURN WITH TWO STOPS" with subheads, small photo of Hamilton and related map. (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. Rare as such. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On June 13, 1910, Hamilton won a prize of $10,000, sponsored by The New York Times and ... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 14:24

$48.00
193113

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Arab Revolt Fame Motorcycle Crash DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393574182989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1935. * Lawrence of Arabia death * Thomas Edward Lawrence The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "BRITAIN, ARABIA MOURN DEATH OF COL. LAWRENCE" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:25

$59.00
193069

SLOCUM Anderson County TX Texas TORNADO & Elinor Smith Airplane 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393569935664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929 * Slocum, the town that blew away * Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster * Elinor Smith aviation feat The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 has a one column heading: "GIRL IN AIR 26 HOURS, RECORD FOR WOMEN" with subheads and photo. Coverage on aviatrix Elinor Smith. Complete in 60 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2021 12:05

$40.00
193062

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393569928965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, April 17, 1783  Page 2 has some reports from the House of Commons relating to the treaty with America, particularly the trade portion. The back page has some talk concerning relations with America as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2021 11:57

$42.00
192996

1915 VENICE CALIFORNIA Road Course Automobile Race Racing 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373715426071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 17, 1915 * Venice, California (during race) * Road course automobile race The front page has a two column heading: "RICKENBACKER LEADING RACE" (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. Rare as such. Complete with 12 pages, strangely the front page is in green type, small address label within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 09, 2021 14:04

$40.00
192980

CONFEDERATE Battle of Seven Pines Fair Oaks Civil War 1862 Charleston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393561859123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1862  * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks * From the origin of the Civil War From this stronghold of the Confederacy. War-related reports include: "The Naval Battle Off Memphis" "The News of the War--Full Yankee Accounts of the Battle of the Seven Pines" which takes over 2 columns; "From Chattanooga" "All Quite Along the Lines". Complete as a single sheet issue with full banner masthead, loss to some blank margin at the top not touching any text, minimal fold rubbing, some foxing.

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Ends October 09, 2021 08:00

$77.00
192974

HENRI FARMAN Early Aviation Pioneer AIRPLANE Flight w/ Photo 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373714850844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1908 * French aviator Henri Farman * Early powered aviation airplane The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "PREDICTS BIG FUTURE FOR FLYING MACHINE" with subheads and photo. (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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 09, 2021 07:54

$44.00
192929

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393559783750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., June 4, 1928  * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of the front page has a five column headline: "THE FRIENDSHIP HOPS OFF FOR TREPASSEY ON LONDON FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for about 2 weeks. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 08, 2021 09:14

$40.00
192844

HARRY J. BROOKS Ford Flivver Melbourne Florida Airplane Crash 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373706492743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1928 * Aviator Harry J. Brooks * Ford Flivver airplane * Detroit to Miami flight disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BROOKS DOWN IN SEA IN 'FLIVVER' PLANE; SEARCH FOR HIM VAIN" with subheads. (See) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:16

$42.00
192692

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Abraham Lincoln 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533667044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1864  * Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War A wealth of Civil War reporting from this Confederate stronghold with column heads including: "Summary of Northern Intelligence" "Lincoln Re-nominated by the Baltimore Republican Convention" "Grant Besieging Richmond by Parallel Approaches" "Forrest's Operations in the West" "The Campaign in North Georgia" "The Enemy's Dash on Petersburg" "The Confederate Congress" "Casualties in the 20th Reg. S.C.V. Near Gaines' Farm" which takes a full column. Single sheet, full banner masthead, various damp staining & some foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:25

$74.00
192685

1908 New York to Paris France AUTOMOBILE RACE Cars Competition Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373698504262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 22, 1908 * 1908 New York to Paris Race * 1907 Thomas Flyer automobile The front page has a two column heading: "American Auto Still Leads With Italian Second" (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 stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:19

$38.00
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