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184390

TWA FLIGHT 529 Passenger Airliner Hinsdale Illinois Disaster 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938247594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, September 1, 1961 * TWA Flight 529 disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "78 Die In Fiery Plane Crash In Illinois" (see) First report coverage on the TWA Flight 529, Lockheed Constellation L-049, airplane crash near Hinsdale, Illinois. Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:42

$38.00
184383

1st TRANSATLANTIC Airplane Flight John Alcock Vickers Vimy IV 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938246190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., June 16, 1919  * 1st Non-stop Transatlantic airplane flight (historic) * John Alcock & Arthur W. Brown It may be a surprise to many that Charles Lindbergh was not the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic (his was the first solo flight). Eight years previously the pair of John Alcock & Arthur Brown made the historic flight. The front page has a two column heading: "CAPT. ALCOCK AND LIEUT. BROWN, FIRST TRANS-OCEAN FLIERS" with subheads. (see) Complete with 20 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:39

$62.00
184241

1990 HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE Space Shuttle Discovery Kennedy LAUNCH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198494234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 25, 1990 * Hubble Space Telescope launch * Space Shuttle Discovery * Low Earth orbit operation Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Powerful Telescope Soars Into Space Aboard Shuttle" (see) First report coverage continues on page 14 with related illustration and photo of the astronauts involved. Complete with all sections (80+ pages), great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:13

$47.00
184231

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight Welcome HOME 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198471994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CITY GREETS MISS EARHART; GIRL FLIER, SHY AND SMILING, SHARES PRAISE WITH MATES" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart's return to America after her famous airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with two related photos. 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, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:01

$57.00
184210

LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Charles Jr. Found Dead 1st Report 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198461248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Extra, May 13, 1932  * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping * 1st report coverage of the death The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "LINDBERGH BABY FOUND DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:51

$88.00
184106

Golfer BOBBY JONES British Open Champion & Welcome Home PHOTOS 1930 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928046945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, July 6, 1930 * Bobby Jones welcome home * British Open champion * Broadway ticker tape parade * Airplane endurance record flight * "City of Chicago"- Stinson SM-1 Detroiter * John and Kenneth Hunter The front page has five related photos regarding the Hunter brothers endurance airplane flight. But inside there are 8 related photos regarding Bobby Jones winning the British Open and his welcome home celebration. This was the year of his famous Grand Slam of Golf. (see) Complete rotogravure section with 16 pages, rag edition, nice condition.

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:34

$38.00
184103

BATTLE OF BRITAIN London Airplane Bombings NAZIS 1940 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928046142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 23, 1940 * Battle of Britain * London bombings * WWII Nazi bombers The front page has a fantastic banner headline in large, bold lettering: "NAZI RAIDERS BOMB LONDON" with subhead and related photo. Terrific for display. Twenty-eight pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, a little wear along the spine with some small binding holes, generally good.

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:32

$67.00
184059

KONSTANTIN TSIOLKOVSKY Father of ROCKETS Rocketry Pioneer DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392926070053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1935 * Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky death * Father of rockets & Astronautics Page 21 has one column headings: "TSIOLKOVSKI IS DEAD; DESIGNER OF ROCKETS" "Willed All Works on Aviation to Soviet When He Felt His Illness Would Be Fatal" 1st report coverage on the death of this famous scientist who is one of the founding fathers of rocketry. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:29

$50.00
183893

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158617140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 14, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The front page page has a three column heading: "Toll In Auto Racing Disaster Rises To 78" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183835

ROBERT H. GODDARD Rockets Rocketry SPACE & Charles Lindbergh Jr. 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913958910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1930 * Robert H. Goddard - Early rockets - rocketry * 1st photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. ? This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 27 that include: "GUGGENHEIM BACKS ROCKET SKY-STUDY", "Gives Fund to Continue 17 Years of Work Done by Prof. Goddard of Clark University", "250 Miles Up Is Aim" and more (see images). Other news of the day throughout including a page 3 photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. This could be the earliest photo of him in any newspaper. Light browning, minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:59

$58.00
183557

Historic CHEVROLET CORVETTE Automobile Car DEBUT 1953 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 1, 1953 * Corvette begins production * In a Detroit publication (historic) Page 53 has a two line, two column headline: "Plastic Corvette Begins To Roll" & above this head in smaller type: "Production Line Starts". The report begins: "Chevrolet's first production model Corvette, a sports with a plastic laminated fiber glass body, rolled off the company's Flint assembly line Tuesday..." & more. The report contains details about production, plus mention that the list price for a new Corvette was $3250. Included is a two column photo of the first production model Corvette rolling off the assembly line at the Flint facility. Terrific to have this notable report in a Detroit newspaper. Comp... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$875.00
183555

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT) * American train robber & outlaw The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief Mortally Wounded" "Two of the Pursuing Party Also Bite the Dust". This is a great account of the last robbery by the infamous Texas outlaw Sam Bass, reported in two accounts, the first beginning: "To-day was one of excitement in Texas. Sam Bass, the giant train robber chief, has been captured after a severe fight in which several lives were lost..." with much more detail (see). The other r... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$245.00
183544

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138639183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 mi) from Ahmedabad to Dandi, Gujarat to... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:19

$40.00
183462

LEMONT ILLINOIS Chicago and Alton Railroad Train WRECK Disaster 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892783690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873 * Lemont, Illinois train wreck * Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:35

$33.00
183440

HUBERT WILKINS & Carl Ben Eielson Trans-Arctic Airplane FLIGHT 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133258884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1928 * Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins * Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson * Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway The front page has a one column heading: "CAPT. WILKINS TELLS STORY OF POLAR FLIGHT" with subhead. (see) Related map on page 2. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:18

$44.00
183391

CHARLES LINDBERGH Receives Medal of Honor Calvin Coolidge & Photo 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392890255591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * President Calvin Coolidge * Receives Medal of Honor * Transatlantic airplane flight The front page has a one column heading: "COOLIDGE PRESENTS MEDAL TO LINDBERGH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on aviator Charles Lindbergh receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Calvin Coolidge. More on page 3 with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins ,generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On December 14, 1927, a Special Act of Congress awarded Lindbergh the Medal ... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:30

$42.00
182861

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373108235158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Success celebrated in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HUGHES AND HIS CREW CHEERED BY THOUSANDS IN NEW YORK PARADE" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 2. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 08, 2020 11:08

$55.00
182795

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare publication As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "trumpeting" the n... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$2,935.00
182749

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War John Bell Hood 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865255467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper-flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprisin... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:21

$67.00
182743

Early ATLAS MISSILE Rocket 1st Voice Relay Satellite LAUNCHING 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107074491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 19, 1958 * Atlas missile launching * 1st voice relay satellite * 1st object visible w/ naked eye The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. ATLAS IN ORBIT; BIGGEST SATELLITE YET" with subheads and folur related photos. Nice for display. Complete with 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine/2st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 18 December 1958, the launch of Atlas 10B sent the missile into orbit around the Earth (without use of an upper stage) carrying the "SCORE" (Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equipment) communications payload. Atlas 10B/SCORE, at 8,750 lb (3,970 kg) was the heaviest man-made object then in orbit, the first voice relay satell... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:15

$52.00
182681

FIRST 1ST Allied Boming of BERLIN Germany Raid World War II 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102242589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, 5th WAR EXTRA, June 8, 1940 * 1st allied bombing of Berlin, Germany * French bomber raids German capital * World War II - WWII original The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "ALLIES BOMB BERLIN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Another WWII related banner headline also. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: "The Jules Verne, a variant of the Farman F. 220 of the French Naval Aviation, was the first Allied bomber to raid Berlin: on the night of 7 June 1940 it dropped eight bombs of 250 kg and 80 of 10 kg weight on the German capital.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:42

$44.00
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182590

MISSING IN ALASKA Hale Boggs & Nick Begich Airplane DISAPPEARANCE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100826925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 18, 1972 * "Missing in Alaska" airplane disappearance * Hale Boggs & Nick Begich goes missing The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Hale Bogg's Plane Hunted Along South Alaska Coast" with subhead and photo of Boggs. Coverage continues on page 30 with another photo. (see) Complete with 80 pages, light crease on the front page, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:44

$78.00
182466

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Ralph Mulford WINS 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095233825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 27, 1911 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * American racecar driver Ralph Mulford The front page has a great banner headline: "MULFORD WINS CLASSIC VANDERBILT RACE" with subheads. (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. Complete with 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:54

$57.00
182460

EARLE OVINGTON 1st Transcontinental AIRMAIL Airplane Flight ? 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095232218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, October 3, 1911 * Pilot Earle Lewis Ovington planning ? * 1st transcontinental airmail airplane flight The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Plans to Transport Mail Across The Continent in An Aeroplane" with subheads and related pictorial. I'm not sure if this ever ended up happening though. 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 all 12 pages, very irregular along the spine but no text loss, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:52

$44.00
182327

Great LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster Crash 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER--EXTRA, May 7, 1937 * Hindenburg airship disaster * Lakehurst NJ New Jersey One of the very best, dramatic banner headlines we have offered on this historic catastrophe: "DIRIGIBLE HINDENBURG EXPLODES, 90 KILLED". A large front page photo shows the Hindenburg over the New York skyline, headed: "Giant Airliner That Fell in Flames", with the subhead noting: Airship Falls At Lakehurst". This is one of the more displayable issues on the Hindenburg we have offered. Page 3 is mostly taken up with 4 large photos on the tragedy with banner headlines: "Death Rides Out Of Sky!" and "Sky Ship on Which Hundred Died" with other headlines as well. This is the complete first section (of 2) with 20 pages, a... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:47

$485.00
182094

R100 R-100 British Rigid AIRSHIP 1st Transatlantic Ocean Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1930 * R100 - R-100 British rigid airship * Maiden transatlantic flight (during) The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE OVER MID-OCEAN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$44.00
182091

40 WALL STREET U.S. Army Air Force Airplane CRASH w/ Photos 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1946 * 40 Wall Street, New York City skyscraper * United States Army Air Force * C-45 Beechcraft airplane crash The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PLANE HITS WALL ST. TOWER; 5 IN ARMY CRAFT ARE KILLED; BIG HOLE TORN IN 58TH FLOOR" with subheads that include: "PILOT LOST IN FOG" "Flaming Debris Falls" and more with photo of the famous New York City building. Article continues inside with 2 more related photos. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash disaster at 40 Wall Street building in New York City.Nice to have from the city where it took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:15

$80.00
182061

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084197800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 6, 1919 * R-34 airship on the way * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West in flight * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin * 1st aerial stowaway - William Ballantyne The front page has a banner headline announcing: "BRITISH DIRIGIBLE R-34 IS REPORTED IN DISTRESS--BIG CRAFT IS RUNNING SHORT OF FUEL--U.S. DESTROYERS RUSHED TO AID" with subheads and related photo. (see) Twelves pages, loose along the spine with a few small tape mends, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:55

$39.00
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
182056

1st Ever SPACE WALK Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov VOSKHOD 2 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839348390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, California, Extra, March 18, 1965 * Cosmonaut Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov * 1st ever human space walk (historic) The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIRST WALK IN SPACE" with subhead: "Russian Goes Outside Ship, Somersaults" and related photos. Full page pictorial inside. Historic report on the very 1st human to conduct a space walk. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 pages of the 1st section only, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, nice for display a s such.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:50

$62.00
181988

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839175484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during w... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$105.00
181950

Nice ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Telephones Inventor Cover PHOTO 1903 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392826825546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903 * Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display) The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "Ore Finding by Electricity"; "Condition of the Work on the Rapid Transit Subway (New York)"; "The Latest Atlantic Line, 'Kaiser Wilhelm II'"; and other articles and advertisements. Complete issue in 16 pages, tabloid size, very light staining, nice condition.

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Ends July 05, 2020 07:54

$52.00
181891

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824861405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 13, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTH ELDER ALIGHTS ON OCEAN AND IS TAKEN SAFELY ABOARD DUTCH TANKER BARENDRECHT" with subheads and related photo. (see) Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: In 1927 she took off from New York in the airplane American Girl, with her co-pilot, George Haldeman, in an attempt to become the first woman to duplicate Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic crossing to Paris. Mechanical problems caused them to ditch the plane 360 miles from land, but they established a ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:05

$42.00
181660

HUNTER BROTHERS Airplane "City of Chicago" Flight Time Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065392105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1930 * Airplane endurance record flight * "City of Chicago"- Stinson SM-1 Detroiter * John and Kenneth Hunter The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ENDURANCE FLIERS SET RECORD, KEEP ON" with subheads. (see) Article continues on page 7 with photo of the Hunter brothers. First report coverage on the airplane endurance record flight broken by the Hunter brothers, beating the Curtiss Robin "St. Louis" flown by Dale Jackson and Forest O'Brine in 1929. Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:13

$42.00
181647

Joseph BROOKS-Elisha BAXTER WAR Little Rock Arkansas REPUBLICANS 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065386791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1874 * Brooks-Baxter War * Little Rock, Arkansas * Republican Party factions The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "BLEEDING ARKANSAS" "Operations of the Opposing Forces" "Capture Of A Railway Train" "The State Supreme Court Decides for Brooks" and more. (see) Text takes up over 4 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:06

$34.00
181635

PIONEER 1 Very 1st NASA Spacecraft Rocket LAUNCH Lunar Orbiter 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065281798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1958 * Pioneer 1 launch * 1st NASA spacecraft The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Air Force Rocket Soars 80,000 Miles Into Space, But Fails to Reach Moon" with subhead, related photo and diagram. Much more on pages 56 & 57, loads of text. First report coverage on the launch of "Pioneer 1" which became the first spacecraft launched by NASA, the newly formed space agency of the United States. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 26, 2020 12:05

$58.00
181622

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813864934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see). "Mrs. Lucy Williams--Morgan's Betrayer" "Sharp Fighting in the Valley" "Latest News From Hood's Army" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, wi... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:20

$70.00
181606

APOLLO 11 Moon Spaceflight Rocket Takeoff Nears - Neil Armstrong 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065169363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1969 * Apollo 11 Moon spaceflight takeoff nears (eve) * Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Michael Collins The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Apollo Astronauts Are Confident of Success" with subhead and photos of the famous trio. Much more on page 20 with photo of the rocket. Coverage near the beginning of the historic flight of Apollo 11 which put the very first humans on the Moon. Most issues that were saved was the actual Moon landing making this issue much more uncommon. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete with all 64 pages, a little bottom margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:12

$44.00
181539

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808741018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as he wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:04

$48.00
181522

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London w/ Nice Optician Ad 1692 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 19, 1692 * Rare 17th century publication * Early optician, John Marshall ad One of just four advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, single and double, reading glasses, large concave glasses..." with much more. In the world of eye glasses, John Marshall was an early pioneer, having devised a method of grinding batches of identical, good quality, lenses of a specified focal length. For this he received a commendation by the Royal Society. He was also the o... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$250.00
181505

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060762811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1929. * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition * Story of his flight told by him The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BYRD TELLS OF DARING CLIMB IN PLANE OVER JAGGED PEAKS TO POLAR PLATEAU; WON BY SCANT MARGIN, THE POLE AHEAD" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 individ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:46

$48.00
181480

VIKING 1 NASA 1st Spacecraft to Land on Surface of MARS (Day of) 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373059541371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1976 * Viking 1 landing on Mars - Nasa (day of) * 1st spacecraft to land on the planet The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Viking Poised for Landing And Mars Pictures Today" with subhead. Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. Viking 1 was the first spacecraft to successfully land on Mars and perform its mission. This would be achieved on this day. Other news sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 64 pages, light foxing along the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:54

$44.00
181151

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791942899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices for "Mining Applications" is: "... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:33

$2,750.00
181020

ADOLPH HITLER Loses Germany PRESIDENTIAL Election to Hindenburg 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392787352687

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, April 11, 1932 * Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg * Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler) * Germany presidential election The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of President Paul Von Hindenburg over Adolph Hitler. Hitler's rise to power would be right around the cor... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:27

$58.00
180900

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Story of Lost at Sea 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037585980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1942 * re. Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days story told The front page has nice banner headline: "CAPT. RICKENBACKER'S STORY" with subheads. A few related photo on page 4. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:48

$44.00
180894

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782085838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1930 * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * American gangland era original The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE SLIPS AWAY FROM NEW PRISON, ELUDING THRONGS" "Gang Chief and Aide Moved to Cells 30 Miles From Philadelphia for Release" "Plane Is Sent As Decoy" and more. Nice coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. Complete in 56 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:38

$56.00
180839

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373034751746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 17, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside in April, 1862. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "The Legislature" "As We Predicted", the latter being an editorial piece beginning: "We long since predicted that the Yankees would be fighting among themselves before the war was over, and sure enough it has commenced....". Also on the ftpg: "From Washington--Weakness of the Hessian Army" "From Washington--Inhuman Treat... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:15

$194.00
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Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC Mercury Civil War w/ Morris Island 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373031601453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" " "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "The President In Augusta" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it i... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:03

$82.00
180560

The GREAT REVERE TRAIN WRECK Massachusetts Railroad Disaster of 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765607261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1871 * Great Revere train wreck of 1871 - Massachusetts * Eastern Railroad's Portland Express accident The top of page 5 has one column headings: "SLAUGHTER" "The Massachusetts Railroad Horror" "Thrilling Account Of the Disaster" "Sickening Sight at the Deadhouse" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:27

$37.00
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