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187920

Betty BLANCE SCOTT 1st Woman Aviator Transcontinental AUTOMOBILE 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458004316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 5, 1910 * Blanche "Betty" Stuart Scott * Automobile journey across U.S. The top of page 8 has a two column headline: "FAMOUS WOMAN AUTOIST ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO IN HER OVERLAND CAR TODAY" 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, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Blanche Stuart Scott (April 8, 1884 – January 12, 1970), also known as Betty Scott, was possibly the first American woman aviator. In 1910 Scott became the second woman, after A... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:46

$40.00
187912

SAM BASS Old West Outlaw Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877  * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous. There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and Bill Heffridge. Eight pages some older library repairs near the top, and a narrow add... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:39

$75.00
187808

CAPTURE OF USS CHESAPEAKE Boston Harbor by HMS Shannon War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126077015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813  * Capture of USS Chesapeake * Battle of Boston Harbor * HMS Shannon - Royal Navy Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details. But the most notable report is: "Authentic--Particulars Concerning the Chesapeake" which has a subhead: "Capture of the Chesapeake" with good detail. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:23

$45.00
187806

Aviator WILBUR WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flight in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453773568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 5, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Wilbur Wright - Brothers The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WILBUR WRIGHT SURPRISES THE FRENCH" 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 stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:19

$88.00
187805

BERYL MARKHAM Kenyan Woman Solo Transatlantic Airplane Flight 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453773303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 6, 1936 * Kenyan aviator Beryl Markham * Record transatlantic solo airplane flight * 1st Woman to achieve from East to West The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOTHER FLIES OVER ATLANTIC, THEN CRASHES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Beryl Markham's solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west. Article continues on page 2 with related photo and a map. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:19

$40.00
187773

HARRY ATWOOD Aviator Pioneer Airplane Flight Under Bridge w/ Photo1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125693051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 30, 1911 * Harry Atwood - early aviation pioneer * Flies airplane under bridge w/ photo The top of the front page has a two column photo (grainy) headed: "Atwood Thrill People By Flight Under Bridge" with subhead and brief 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, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:26

$40.00
187645

Rare CIVIL WAR ERA Manchester NH w/ Great Masthead Engraving 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448010707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, June 25, 1862  * Great masthead engraving  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very decorative masthead engraving (see photos) which includes a central pasture scene bordered by two women, one with a patriotic theme holding an American flag, and the other with an agricultural theme holding a sheaf of wheat. Complete in 4 pages, minor fold wear, very nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:08

$28.00
187565

1909 NATIONAL BALLOON RACE Indianspolis Motor Speeedway 1st Event 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443956757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 7, 1909 * 1909 National Balloon Race * Indianapolis Motor Speedway * Very 1st race held at the famous track The front page has a nice banner headline: "BALLOON RACERS ARE FIRED UPON" 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, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. source: "The First Super Speedway": The first competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a national championship gas filled balloon race organized by Speedway President Carl Fisher. Fisher and his co... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:24

$48.00
187561

USS AKRON United States Navy Rigid Airship Very 1st Test FLIGHT 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393114118465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 24, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight * United States Navy rigid airship The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT U.S. WAR DIRIGIBLE PROVES AIR QUEEN" with subheads and photo of the airship flying over Akron, Ohio. Nice for display. First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, Small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:23

$44.00
187398

F-82 MUSTANG Fighter Airplane Flight RECORD Honolulu to New York 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110010401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., February 28, 1947 * North American F-82 Twin Mustang * United States Air force Fighter airplane * Robert E. Thacker record flight The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Honolulu-N. Y. Test Flight Completed In 14.5 Hours" with subheads and related map/photo. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On 27 February 1947, a P-82B 44-65168 named Betty Jo and flown by Colonel Robert E. Thacker made history when it flew nonstop from Hawaii to New York without refueling, a distance of 5,051 mi (8,129 km) in 14 hr 32 min (347.5 mph/559.2 km/h). This flight tested the P-82's range. The aircraft carried a full internal fuel tank ... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:22

$48.00
187306

HERMANN OBERTH Rockets Rocketry Predict Future SPACE TRAVEL? Moon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436511423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1931  * Hermann Oberth  * Early rockets - rocketry  * The Moon & beyond ? The top of page 3 has one column headings: "HOPE TO GAIN PLANET 15 YEARS FROM NOW" "Oberth, Rocket Expert, Predicts a Flight to the Moon, Mars or Jupiter" (see) His prediction would happen but more than 15 years later. Complete with 44 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 08:51

$57.00
187260

1st 7 AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS Alan Shepherd - John Glenn & More NAMED 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102867669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1959   * Alan Shepard, John Glenn & more * First U.S. Astronauts are introduced The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Seven Candidates for Spaceman Assignment" Also a three column heading: "Space Trip Candidates Confident" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the announcement of NASA's original 7 astronauts. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:06

$42.00
187254

AIR FORIDA FLIGHT 90 Boeing 737 Airplane Potomac River DISASTER 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434258351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1982 * Air Florida Flight 90 disaster * 14th Street Bridge - Potomac River * Boeing 737-222 airplane crash The front page has a banner headline: "Jet Slams Into Bridge; 77 Die" with subheads, related photo ad map. First report coverage continues inside with more photos. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:04

$48.00
187232

SAMUEL LANGLEY AERODROME Airplane Flying Machine Flight Failure 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434135441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 8, 1903 * Samuel Pierpont Langley * Aerodrome flying machine failure * Early Aviation before Wright Brothers The front page has a one column heading: "MACHINE FLEW--INTO THE RIVER" with subhead. (see) The Wright Brothers would make their historic flight just a few months later. 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:00

$57.00
187227

GORDON BENNET CUP Automobile Car Race Racing KILDARE IRELAND 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433527644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1903 * James Gordon Bennett Cup - automobile race * Athy, County Kildare, Ireland The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RACE MARRED BY ACCIDENTS" 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. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:26

$40.00
187061

RAYMOND HITCHCOCK Silent Film Movie & Broadway Stage Actor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426975864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929 * Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report) * Silent film & stage actor - Broadway Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with photo. (see) 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 64 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2021 07:23

$40.00
186821

LOUIS MEYER Wins Indianapolis INDY 500 Milk Tradition Begins 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417367283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, N.C. May 31, 1936 * Louis Meyer wins 3rd Indianapolis 500 * Automobile race at speedway - Indiana * The drinking of milk tradition begins The front page has a three column heading: "Louis Meyer Shatters Records In Third Indianapolis Victory" with subhead and related illustration. (see) No mention of him drinking milk in this report but history shows that he did which started the tradition. Complete with 32 pages, light toning, a little margins wear, should be handled with care. source: Indy 500: Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Louis Meyer regularly drank buttermilk to refresh himself on a hot day and happened to drink some in Victory Lane as a matter of habit after winning the 1936 ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:08

$42.00
186820

PRESTON TUCKER Indictment FRAUD 1949 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1949 Det Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417367141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 12, 1949 * Preston Tucker indicted for fraud * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Rips Autop Maker" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Preston Tucker's indictment for mail fraud. Great to have in a Detroit publication, rare as such. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Some small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:08

$44.00
186817

HENRY FORD Automobile Pioneer Crash Car Wreck Murder Attempt ? 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417366207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 31, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "ATTEMPT TO KILL FORD FAILS" with subheads. Photo of Ford is on the back page. Complete with 38 pages, light toning, some margin wear, more so along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:06

$57.00
186740

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Historic Farewell Address to His Army 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578694

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784  * General George Washington * Farewell address to his Army Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It takes portions of both pages 2 and 3. It reads in part: "...A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$670.00
186729

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion San Francisco (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$385.00
186588

Very Rare MOVIE PROP Hollywood Golden Age Film w/ GOP Election 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064885337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COURIER EXPRESS, (no city), November 4, 1940  * Very rare movie prop issue We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood". I am not aware of what motion picture this issue was created for, but it is obvious the bold headline plays a role: "GOP PREDICTS WILLKIE VICTORY". As was typical of prop newspapers they were created to be as generic as possible, the balance of the issue filled with meaningless reports which just filled space. Such text could not be read by the movie goer any... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:07

$125.00
186491

Chicago Bulls Baskeball MICHAEL JORDAN'S Father James KILLED 1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373391310726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 14, 1993 * James R. Jordan Sr. killed * Michael Jordan's father * Chicago Bulls basketball The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Father of Michael Jordan, NBA Superstar, Found Dead" with subhead. First report coverage continues in the sport's section with a few related photos. Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 44 pages, great condition. wikipedia notes: On July 23, 1993, while returning home from a funeral, Jordan Sr. pulled over on US Highway 74 just south of Lumberton, North Carolina, to take a nap. Daniel Andre Green and Larry Martin Demery spotted the car Michael had recently purchased for him (a red Lexus SC400 with the North Carolina license plate that... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2021 15:11

$48.00
186481

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean SEARCH AGAIN ? 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373391297441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1938 * Amelia Earhart lost at sea * Another search planned ? The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "NEW EARHART HUNT IN PACIFIC PLANNED" with subheads. (see) Amelia Earhart was lost just under a year earlier. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 14, 2021 15:04

$45.00
186403

Great JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373385649724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 5, 1931 * Jimmy Doolittle airplane flight record The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DOOLITTLE SHATTERS RECORD FOR TRANSCONTINENTAL DASH AFTER WINNING $7500 RACE" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:56

$40.00
186392

GRAF ZEPPELIN 1st Around the World Aviation Feat RIGID AIRSHIP 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373384773721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1929  * Graf Zeppelin ends around World flight (airship) * Historic aviation feat (1st report) The top of the front page has a one column headings that include: "GRAF ZEPPELIN ENDS 21-DAY WORLD TRIP; CITY'S TRIBUTE TODAY" "Great Airship Settles Down at Lakehurst With Record After Soaring Over New York" and more. Much more on pages 6 & 7 with a great full page pictorial. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2021 13:52

$77.00
186166

MOUNT TAYLOR Grants New Mexico AIRPLANE Airliner Crash Disaster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372626616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 6, 1929 * Airplane crash disaster * "the City of San Francisco" * Mount Taylor Stratovolcano * Near Grants, New Mexico The front page has a nice banner headline: "30 FLYERS HUNT LOST PLANE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related map is on page 2. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: In September of 1929, the Transcontinental Air Transport Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor City of San Francisco struck Mount Taylor during a thunderstorm while on a scheduled passenger flight from Albuquerque Airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Los Angeles, California, killing all eight people on board.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:25

$40.00
186123

BERT HINKLER Australian Aviator Airplane Pioneer BODY FOUND Italy 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372522429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 29, 1933 * Bert Hinkler's body recovered * Australian aviator and inventor The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Find Six Dead in Two Planes; Hinkler, Famous Flyer, Victim" with photo of Hinkler is on the back page. (see) Hinkler went missing almost 4 months earlier during a solo flight record attempt. Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:48

$40.00
186040

VENERA 3 Soviet Union Space Probe 1st Impact w/ Another Planet 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365413169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass.. March 2, 1966 * Soviet Union atmospheric space probe Venera 3 * 1st man made object to make impact w/ another planet The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Luster of Soviet Bull's Eye on Venus Undimmed by Final Radio Failure" with subhead. (see) Related diagram is on page 4. Coverage on the Soviet probe, Venera 3, becoming the first man made object to make physical contact with another planet (Venus). This was another Russian victory in the Space Race with the United States. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:47

$40.00
185993

NATIONAL SOCIALIST PARTY Nazis Adolph Hitler Germany Police Raids 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373363868902

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill):  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1932 * National Socialist German Workers' Party * Early Adolph Hitler planning a civil war ? * Nazi headquarters raided by police in Germany The front page has a one column heading: "POLITICAL TRUCE IS ORDERED TO CALM GERMANY" with subhead: "Hitler Revolt Plot Barred by Raids" and small photo of Hitler. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:21

$40.00
185958

Aviator CHARLES K. HAMILTON Historic Airplane Flight w/ Photos 1910 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028664467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910  * Aviator Charles K. Hamilton * "crazy man of the air" In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of the special train during his flight from New York to Philadelphia and return on June 13th. "The Latest Form of Racing." Charles Hamilton was a notable daredevil flyer at the time (see hyperlink). The event featured in this issue is mentioned in Wikipedia. Inside has 3 more photos and text headed: "Hamilton's Round-Trip Aeroplane Flight from New York to Philade... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:55

$38.00
185699

Great BRUNO HAUPTMANN EXECUTION Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011227038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, San Diego, California, April 3, 1936  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping * Bruno Hauptmann execution * Nice headline for display A quite dramatic front page with the bold banner headline: "STOLID BRUNO DIES IN CHAIR" and also: "State Claims Lindy Kidnapper" with a photo montage of various men involved, featuring  Bruno Richard Hauptmann. Included as well is a 2nd front page from an earlier edition, featuring the execution order given by the judge. Present are pages 1-12 which I presume to be section one of a two section newspaper. There are many tears & some disfigurements to the inside pages, but fortunately the front page is reasonably nice. An inked stamp at the bottom margin of the ftpg.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:07

$62.00
185697

SHORT MAYO COMPOSITE 1st Piggyback Transatlantic Airplanes Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011225691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1938 * Short Mayo Composite airplanes * Piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination * First transatlantic flight The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Pickaback Plane Arrives, 25 Hours From Ireland" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the first transatlantic flight for the a piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination named Short Mayo Composite. Article continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) 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 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:05

$40.00
185662

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S Unified Field Theory Gravitation Electromagnetic1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393009509928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 31, 1929. * Albert Einstein's Unified field theory * Gravitation & electromagnetism * Elinor Smith - Woman aviator * New endurance airplane flight record The front page has a one column heading: "Girl Pilot, 17, in Open Plane, Breaks Record" with photo of Elinor Smith on the back page. (see) The top of page 4 has a three column heading: "Einstein's New Theory May Open Way for Man to Float in Air and Defy Gravity" with smaller subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 09, 2020 15:06

$67.00
185577

USS FRANKLIN Aircraft Carrier Japanese Attack FIRE Disaster 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393003967102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 18, 1945 * USS Franklin (CV-13) disaster * Japanese dive bomber attack * United States Navy aircraft carrier The top of the front page has a four column headline: "PLANE CARRIER IS SAVED BY COURAGE OF CREW IN SPITE OF 1000 CASUALTIES" with subheads and a photo of the carrier just after the attack. This disaster happened a few months earlier but this is when it was first made public. Complete with 22 pages, light toning at the margins and a little swear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends December 05, 2020 14:53

$56.00
185491

CHARLES LINDBERGH Lindy Paris Flight Ticker Tape Parade in NYC PHOTO 1927 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000037264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OMAHA EVENING BEE & OMAHA DAILY NEWS, June 14, 1927  * Aviator Charles Lindbergh welcome home * Ticker tape parade in New York City The front page has a banner headline: "WEATHER STOPS 'LINDY'S' FLYING TO CAPITAL" with subheads and a photo of the New York ticker-tape parade for Charles Lindbergh headed "When 'Lindy' Came Home". Complete in 18 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:16

$40.00
185484

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000035519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, June 6, 1928  * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight The ftpg. begins with a two column head: "Miss Earhart Plans Atlantic Hop To-Day If the Wind Changes" with several subheads including: "Attempt May Be Made For A Distance Record". Also a photo of: "Wilmer Stultz", the pilot. After weather & other complications Earhart would fly the Atlantic on June 17 becoming the first woman to do so. Complete in 28 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:13

$42.00
185453

DICK MERRILL First 1st Round Trip Transatlantic Airplane Flight 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312969474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1936 * Aviator Dick Merrill and Harry Richman * 1st round trip transatlantic flight (1st leg) * The "Ping Pong Flight" - airplane The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Richman Plane Over Ocean, Flying 200 Miles an Hour" with subhead. (see) This was the 1st leg of Dick Merrill's famous round trip transatlantic airplane flight. Lengthy coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:45

$42.00
185328

WILEY POST Very 1st Solo AIRPLANE Flight Around the World 1933 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993651581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1933  * Aviator Wiley Post - airplane pilot * First person to fly solo around the world  * The landing in New York City (1st report) The front page has a 4 column headline: "POST ARRIVES SAFELY IN NEW YORK, CIRCLING WORLD IN 7 DAYS, 19 HOURS; MOLLISONS ARE FLYING THE ATLANTIC" with many subheads and related photo. More on this on pages 2 & 3 (see). This is the complete Sunday edition so rather thick. Light toning and minor wear at the margin, generally nice.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:16

$58.00
185116

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West HOME 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284471158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1919 * R-34 airship flight to America * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin  * Over NYC on her way home The front page has a very nice banner headline: "R-34 MAKES A MIDNIGHT START FOR HOME; FLIES TO TIMES BUILDING, HOVERS OVER IT, AND THOUSANDS WATCH HER TURN EAST AT 1:10" with subheads and photo of the airship over the big apple. Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, irreagular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$72.00
185108

CARLOS GARDEL Argentine Actor Singer Tango Dance Legend KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284463095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1935 * Carlos Gardel airplane crash death * Argentine singer, songwriter & actor * Tango legend The front page has a five column heading: "Planes Collide and Burn; 14 Killed" with subhead. Two small related photos are on the back page. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:35

$50.00
184994

Best Preston TUCKER 48 Automobile Car DEBUT Advertisement 1947 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270049343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1947  * Large Tucker car 48 debut advertisement * From the city where it was briefly produced This issue contains the highly desirable large "Tucker '48 Ad" - "How 15 Years Of Testing Produced The Surprise Car Of The Year" on page 19. Great to have in this World famous Chicago publication. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:05

$210.00
184814

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968994996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The front page has a nice banner headline: "CARRANZA, MEXICO'S 'LONE EAGLE', TO LIE IN STATE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:47

$48.00
184796

JAMES K. POLK & the Discovery of California GOLD Annual Address 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968976256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROCHESTER DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Dec.7, 1848  * President James K. Polk * State of the Union Address * Discovery of gold in California All of the front page & most of page 2 are taken up with the "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE!" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James K. Polk. Within his message, and on the front page, he devotes much space to California and the discovery of gold, including: "...vast mineral wealth recently developed..." in Upper California, noting that: "...It was known that mines of the previous metals existed to a considerable extend in California at the time of its acquisition. Recent discoveries render it probable that these mines are more extensive & valuable than was anti... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:34

$146.00
184726

AMELIA EARHART Transatlantic Solo Airplane Flight WELCOME HOME 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963698345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1932. * Amelia Earhart welcome home * NYC Ticket tape parade * Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The front page has one column headings: "MRS. PUTNAM HOME; GETS CITY'S HOMAGE" "Greeted Down Bay by Swooping Planes, Cheered by Throngs and Decorated by Mayor" and more. (see) Coverage on page 3 with related photos. Lengthy text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:14

$58.00
184682

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Airplane Flight over Antarctic STORY Told 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241349524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1929. * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition * Story of his flight told by him The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BYRD TELLS OF SCENE AT SOUTH POLE WHERE HE DROPPED AMERICAN FLAG; 15 BELOW ZERO ON THE VAST PLATEAU" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 64 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:00

$42.00
184671

Woman Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Marriage Weds George Putnam 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961805803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 8, 1931. * Amelia Earhart * George Putnam * Marriage - Weds The front page has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart, Ocean Flyer, Putnam, Wed" Related photo on page 5. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 14:55

$40.00
184599

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Physician WARNING 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373230653124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1930 * Knute Rockne suffering from exhaustion * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Doctor Warns Rockne to Curb His Activities" (see) Rockne would be killed in a airplane crash a few months later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. A... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:00

$40.00
184597

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean EULOGY Death 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373230652862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1937.   * Amelia Earhart memorial (death) * Lost over the Pacific Ocean The top of page 5 has a three column photo with heading: "Honoring The Memory Of A Famous Aviatrix" Also a one column heading: "TRIBUTES ARE PAID TO AMELIA EARHART" with subheads. (see) Was this her official funeral after being lost over the Pacific Ocean in early July of the same year ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2020 08:59

$52.00
184432

TWA FLIGHT 800 Boeing 747 Airplane Airliner EXPLOSION Disaster 1996 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943994093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 18, 1996 * TWA Flight 800 explosion tragedy * Boeing 747-100 airplane - airliner * Montoursville Area High School students The front page has a nice banner headline: "N.Y. Jet Explodes; 229 Aboard; Flight to Paris Plunges in Flames Into Ocean" with subheads and related diagram. Complete with all section (100+ pages), very nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:00

$68.00
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