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180555

Original 3 U.S. NAVY FRIGATES 1798 USS Constitution Constellation United States


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765604924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, Jan. 19, 1798 * Original 3 of 6 frigates of the United States Navy Page 2 has reports from the federal Congress which includes an item: "Resolved, that there be appropriated on account towards defraying the expence of finishing the frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation, the sum of ___dollars. Read a second time & committed for tomorrow." These were the first 3 (of 6) frigates built by authorization of Congress in 1794. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:24

$57.00
180544

Great BRUNO HAUPTMANN EXECUTION Charles Lindbergh Jr Kidnapping 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765601531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 4, 1936 * Bruno Hauptmann execution (1st report) * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping A nice two line banner headline: "HAUPTMANN IS ELECTROCUTED WITHOUT CONFESSING MURDER" with several subheads including: "Goes To Chair Without Word Except Prayer" :" 'God, Why Did You Do This!' Screams Anna Hauptmann" and more. Also a photo headed: "Crowd Outside Prison After Execution". More on this on pages 4 and 5 as well. The complete issue, very nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:19

$135.00
180434

FLIGHT 823 Douglas DC-6 Airplane LaGuardia Takeoff Crash DISASTER 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762529838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1957 * Northeast Airlines Flight 823 * Douglas DC-6 airplane crash * LaGuardia Airport takeoff The top of the front page has a four column headline: "20 DIE, 65 SURVIVE IN PLANE CRASH ON RIKERS ISLAND DURING TAKE-OFF; 8 ON MIAMI-BOUND FLIGHT MISSING" with subheads and photo of the pilot. Also a related map. (see) Nice to have in this World famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, toning along the central fold, small address stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Northeast Airlines Flight 823 was a scheduled flight departing from New York City's LaGuardia Airport en route to Miami International Airport... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:12

$42.00
180089

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007412436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 2, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery arrests * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 5 has an brief article headed: "Indiana" "William and Simon (sic) Reno, the Adams Express Robbers" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:11

$33.00
180037

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741168728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Last Express Robbery" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:26

$33.00
179975

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight Welcome HOME 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392739086052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" * Medford, Massachusetts (Boston) Page 4 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART GETS HOME CITY GREETING" "Flier and Companions Receive Warm Welcome and Presents at Medford, Mass." and more. (see) 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart's hometown welcome after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition, very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:22

$49.00
179940

RODMAN WANAMAKER Department Store Magnate Aviation Investor DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737963644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Lewis Rodman Wanamaker was a department store magnate. He owned stores in Philadelphia, New York City, and Paris, France. He was a patron of the arts, of education, of golf and athletics, of Native American scholarship, and was an investor in early aviat... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:26

$40.00
179904

Best OFFICE SPACE Cult Classic Film Movie Opening Day AD 1999 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999804351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 19, 1999 * Best "Office Space" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Cult classic - Peter Gibbons - Lumbergh A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Office Space" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique &... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:09

$68.00
179795

CHARLES LINDBERGH on Future of GLIDERS Aircraft w/ Photos Prints 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993072442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Section 10 only, March 23, 1930 * Colonel Charles Lindbergh * Glider aircraft (airplane) The front page of this section has a banner headline: "FUTURE OF THE GLIDER--BY COL. LINDBERGH" with banner subhead, two related photos and four illustrations. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Complete special features section (Sec. 10) only with all 16 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:25

$42.00
179742

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990991620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America - capture * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred from the ink but is readable (see). What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world ... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$56.00
179674

Actress CAROLE LOMBARD Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash 1942 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986117478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Jan. 18, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The headline above the masthead reads: "Carole Lombard and 21 Others Are Found Dead!" with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 6 & 7 with full page pictorial. Nice to have in a California publication. Complete with 32 pages, light browning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:41

$125.00
179596

LITTLE FALLS NY Lake Shore Limited TRAIN Wreck Disaster 1st Rpt. 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724077977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 20, 1940 * Little Falls NY New York - Gulf Curve * Lake Shore Limited train wreck (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRAIN CRASH; 13 DIE, 60 HURT" with subhead. First report on the Lake Shore Limited train disaster at Little Falls, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:34

$48.00
179480

JESSE JAMES GANG Last Robbery Blue Cut TRAIN Holdup Glendale MO 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977290449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 * Last Jesse James Gang robbery * Blue Cut Train Robbery * Glendale, Missouri The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed report of a holdup of the Chicago and Alton Railroad follows these headings. Although not mentioned by name, this was the work of the infamous James Gang. In fact, this was the very last robbery of the James Gang (see photos for the full text). The report just below this one is headed: "Apache Outrages" "Great Excitement In Arizona--Organization Of The Militia... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:47

$179.00
179469

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876 * Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri Train robbery The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that the notorious Missouri bandits, the James and Younger boys, were engaged in the robbery." History would prove them correct as Jesse & Frank James, and Cole, Bob & Jim Younger, among others, robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad on July 7. The front page also has a report of a revolt among African-Americans in Georgia, headed: "The Disturbance at Hamburg" "Six Negroes ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$95.00
179286

TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES FLIGHT 831 Airplane Crash DC-8 Disaster 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392706079003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. November 30, 1963 * Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831 * Douglas DC-8 airplane crash disaster The the top of the front page has a headline: "118 DIE IN CANADA CRASH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831 crash disaster. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2020 08:21

$40.00
179263

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967716438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist * Around the World - welcome home prints Although there are many prints within this issue, arguably the most interesting is the half page print captioned: "Around The World In Seventy-Two Days and Six Hours--Reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the Completion of Her Journey" which has two prints of her, one in an inset showing her being presented a golden globe. There is another inside showing the train arriving in Philadelphia. Another page has a related article headed: "A Wonderful Achievement". Other prints in this issue include: "The Shut-Down in the Anthracite Coal Region of Penna.--A Colliery Accident..." "Views in the ci... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:05

$168.00
179186

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701562687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline. What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sparsely inhabited country permitted robbers to escape undete... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:56

$70.00
179185

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial IS INSANE ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372965646531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1935 * Albert Fish trial - declared insane * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH HELD INSANE BY THREE EXPERTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:54

$45.00
179154

JIMMIE MATTERN American Airplane Aviator Disappearance in Siberia 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700298269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1933 * American Aviator Jimmie Mattern * Airplane flight around the World attempt * Disappearance in Siberia - Russia The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MATTERN IS DOWN EN ROUTE TO CHITA; SOVIET SENDS AID" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo and map. First report coverage on the disappearance of Jimmie Mattern, the American flyer who was attempting to complete the first solo airplane flight around the world. Mattern, missing for more than three weeks, was able to send a telegram from the Siberian city of Bocharova with the words "Safe at Anadyr, Chukotka, Siberia. Jimmie Mattern." Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:22

$40.00
179143

JIMMIE MATTERN American Airplane Aviator Found ALIVE in Siberia 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372964653494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1933 * American Aviator Jimmie Mattern * Airplane flight around the World attempt * Found to be safe in Siberia The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MATTERN IS SAFE IN NORTH SIBERIA; SOVIET WILL AID" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with 2 related photos. First report coverage on Jimmie Mattern, the American flyer who had disappeared on June 14 while trying to complete the first solo airplane flight around the world, getting out word that he had survived. Mattern, missing for more than three weeks, was able to send a telegram from the Siberian city of Bocharova with the words "Safe at Anadyr, Chukotka, Siberia. Jimmie Mattern." Other news, sports and adve... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:17

$44.00
179111

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Solo Airplane Flight New Record MEXICO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696261309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 8, 1935 * Amelia Earhart solo flight (during) * New aviation record - Mexico to NY The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AMELIA EARHART OVER U.S. ON FLIGHT MEXICO-NEW YORK" with subheads. (see) Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:37

$48.00
179086

VALENTINA TERESHKOVA Russian Soviet Cosmonaut 1ST WOMAN in Space 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695398301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 20, 1963 * Valentina Tereshkova - 1st woman in space * Vostok 6 - Russian spaceship The front page has a one column photo of Tereshkova with heading: "Woman Flier Not a Pilot" See images for text here. Ten pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва; born 6 March 1937) is the first woman in space, now a retired Soviet cosmonaut. Out of more than four hundred applicants and then out of five finalists, she was selected to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963 and become the first woman to fly in space. On this mission, lasting almos... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:11

$38.00
178910

BATTLE OF CAMBRAI Very 1st Major Tank Battle 1917 World War I WWI Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952069653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., November 22, 1917. * Battle of Cambrai, France * 1st ever major tank battle * World War I - WWI The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HINDENBERG LINE IN FRANCE IS SMASHED BY BRITISH TO A DEPTH OF FOUR OR FIVE MILES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on what is considered the first successful tank battle which occurred during the Battle of Cambrai in World War I. Sixteen pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:33

$57.00
178875

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Antarctica South Pole Expedition ENDS 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684354549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1930 * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition ends * Flagship "The City of New York" The front page has a three column headline: "BYRD PARTY ON SHIP HOMEWARD BOUND; CITY OF NEW YORK LOADED OVER NIGHT; POLAR PLANE LEFT AT ANTARCTIC BASE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:20

$50.00
178872

DOC BLANCHARD Army Black Knights College Football HEISMAN TROPHY 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684353516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 4, 1945 * Felix 'Doc' Blanchard wins Heisman Trophy * Army Black Knights - College football Page 23 has one column headings that include: "BLANCHARD WINS HEISMAN TROPHY", "Army Fullback Votes Nation's Outstanding Player of 1945--Glenn Davis Runner-Up" and more with a nice two column photo of Blanchard. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription co... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:19

$48.00
178774

KIDDER FIGHT Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679913252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867 * re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:35

$33.00
178464

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925947900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see) Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz.... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$38.00
178463

HMS COURAGEOUS (50) Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier Torpedo SINKING 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652430315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 18, 1939 * HMS Courageous (50) sinking * Royal Navy aircraft carrier * German submarine U-29 torpedo The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZI SUBMARINE SINKS BRITISH PLANE CARRIER" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the torpedo attack on the HMS Courageous in the opening weeks of World War II with the lost of more than 500 of her crew. Complete with 30 pages, small archival mend along the right margin, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$52.00
178414

1st ELECTRIC TOY TRAIN Carlisle & Finch & Winton Automobile ADS 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649318805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 * 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch * 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements. First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very first electric toy train. They first appeared in 1897 making this a very early advertisement. The ad measures a bit less than 1 by 2 1/2 inches. Secondly, the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the first appearance, which... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:33

$65.00
177995

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626920927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin around World flight * Historic aviation feat (airship) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ZEPPELIN AGAIN IN FLIGHT HEADIG FOR LAKEHURST; TOURING NATION ON WAY" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on page 16 with related photo and map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also much reporting on the 1929 Hebron Massacre in Mandatory Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 56 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$47.00
177936

LUFTWAFFE German Air Force Creation & Actress Jean Harlow Divorce 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1935 * German Air Force - Luftwaffe creation * Hermann Goering * Jean Harlow divorce The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH'S AIR FORCE BECOMES; ARMY IN CONTROL" with subheads: "Civilian Flying Clubs Adopt Reichswehr Salute and Modified Uniforms" "Plans No Longer Secret" and more. Coverage of the German Air Force becoming a official military organization under the rule of Hermann Goering. The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW GETS SECOND DIVORCE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$39.00
177871

PAN AM FLIGHT 103 Lockerbie Scotland Terrorist Airplane Bombing 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 21, 1988 * Pan Am Flight 103 * Lockerbie, Scotland * Terrorist bombing * Airplane disaster The front page has a banner headline: "Jetliner Crashes With 258; N.Y.-Bound 747 Falls on Scottish Village After Leaving London" with subhead. (see) A early, same day report before it was known that a bomb was involved. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$52.00
177715

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598206935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 29, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "In The Last Ditch" "A Dark Day for the Defense in the Trial at Gallatin" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated by Unimpeachable Witnesses" "Statement of the Blacksmith Who Shod the Bandit's Horse" "The Bolton Family Detail the Killing of Wood Hite--The Midnight Burial--Testimony in Full". This is concerning the murder trial of Frank James, for killing a passenger during a train robbery. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:05

$53.00
177683

MOUNT SANFORD Alaska NOrthwest Airlines Flight 4422 DISASTER 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596697384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1948 * Northwest Airlines Flight 4422 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Mount Sanford (Alaska) crash disaster The top of page 61 has a one column heading: "AIRLINER WITH 30 CRASHES IN ALASKA" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of Northwest Airlines Flight 4422 crash into Mount Sanford, Alaska. Interesting as the headline suggests that the wreckage was found but history shows that this airplane was not found until 1999, about 50 years later due to being Buried under ice and snow. Complete 1st section only with 76 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:06

$42.00
177457

CAIRO-HAIFA TRAIN BOMBINGS Palestine War Jewish Lehi Jews British 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586178482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 1, 1948 * Cairo-Haifa train bombings * 1947-1949 Palestine War * Jewish militant group Lehi The front page has a nice banner headline: "28 DIE IN PALESTINE BLAST" with caption: "Train Carrying Tommies Blown Up" and subheads. Nice for display. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, printing flaw along the 1st column, generally good.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:06

$44.00
177448

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film Opening AD 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586170008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * 2nd week showing in a counterculture publication Page 45 has a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. This original "Star Wars" movie opened just 12 days earlier. The fact that this was a weekly publication makes this one the first ads to appear here. Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and pas... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:01

$78.00
177229

MISS ABLE & BAKER Monkeys Jupiter Rocket SPACE Flight Return 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570860475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, May 29, 1959 * Space monkeys Able & Miss Baker * 1st living beings returned from space alive The top of the back page has a one column heading: "Monkeys Fly To Capital For 'Talks'" (see) Complete with all 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:29

$40.00
177136

ALFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier MYSTERIOUS DEATH on Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861844434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein's mysterious death * Airplane fall over English Channel The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LOWENSTEIN'S TRAGIC END SHAKES EUROPE'S MARKETS; SUICIDE THEORY IS RAISED" with subheads. (See) Lengthy report continues inside with photo. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, small binding slits along the spine with a small piece torn away at upper left corner but no text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:16

$40.00
177132

AFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier Airplane Fall FREAK DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861843111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 5, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein freakish death * Belgian financier - multimillionaire The front page has a great banner headline: "RICH BANKER DROPS INTO SEA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Loewenstein is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: On the evening of 4 July 1928, Loewenstein left from Croydon to fly to Brussels on his private aircraft, a Fokker F.VII trimotor, along with six other people. While the aircraft was crossing the Eng... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:14

$57.00
177130

AUTOMATIC STABILIZER Orville Wright Brothers Airplane Invention 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566707711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Jan. 5, 1914 * Orville Wright Brothers * "Automatic stabilizer" invention * Wright Model E airplane aeroplane * FRONT LEAF ONLY ******* The top of the front page has a photo of Orville Wright along with illustration of the Wright Model E with heading: "Says He Has Revolutionized Flying". (see) Also one column headings that include: "For Safety In Flight" "Invention Insures It, Says Wright" "Declares Problem of Automatic Stability in Air Has Been Solved" and more. (see) Complete article from Dayton, Ohio is all on the front page. A very historic report in aviation. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning and minor wear at the margins, great report as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$172.00
177068

NAZIS INVADE CRETE GREECE Airplane Gliders Parachutes1941 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372855432556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, May 22, 1941 * Nazis invade Crete Greece * World War II - WWII gliders - paratroopers The front page has a terrific banner headline: "BRITISH FLEET CRIPPLED AS CRETE BATTLE RAGES" with subhead. (see) Great for display. Related photo on page 2. First section only with 14 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:48

$68.00
177061

ALFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier MYSTERIOUS DEATH on Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372855428461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein's mysterious death * Airplane fall over English Channel The front page has a one column heading: "LOWENSTEIN'S BODY FOUND IN CHANNEL" with subheads. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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. A few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:40

$40.00
176991

Rare CONFEDERATE First Battle of Bull Run Civil War 1861 New Bern NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549065029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia 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 on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly "Confederate" issues can be difficult to come by. Among the front page items are: "Two Men Killed" "The Dover Meeting" & other reports, however certainly the most notable content is the reporting on the first major battle of the Civil War: "Battle Opened at Manassas" "The Lincolnites Attempt to Cross at Bull's Run!" "They are Three Times Repulsed ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:56

$255.00
176850

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543451437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 18, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "Mrs. Hite to Testify Against Frank James" with subhead. (see) This trial of the brother of outlaw Jesse James, held in Gallatin, Missouri, was concerning his involvement in Winston Railroad robbery This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:15

$32.00
176840

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847212233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more. 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 is not surprising that South Carolina lead the charge in forming the new Confederate States of America.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:06

$83.00
176807

THURMAN MUNSON New York Yankees Catcher Airplane CRASH Death 1979 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846096286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, August 3, 1979 * Catcher Thurman Munson killed * New York Yankees baseball * Jet airplane crash disaster The top of page 5 has a banner headline: "Yankee catcher Thurman Munson dies in plane crash"First report coverage on the airplane crash that killed New York Yankees' star catcher, Thurman Munson. Complete with all 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:39

$48.00
176753

JEAN PICCARD High Altitude Ballooning Stratosphere Flight DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841664592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Jan. 29, 1963 * Jean Piccard death (1st report) * Stratosphere ballooning flight fame The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN PICCARD, FAMED SPACE PIONEER, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:57

$40.00
176718

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Emigrants Letter & Dolly Madison Death 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more. Great letter on the romance of gold-seekers heading west. Also: "Funeral of the Late Mrs. Madison" being the famed Dolly Madison; and: "From Santa Fe" which is rather lengthy (see). Four pages, very nice condition. Very minor loss to a lower, blank corner not close to any text.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$93.00
176685

4 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534353737

Offered are 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston. A set of 4 issues dated July 11, 12, 14 & 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue has a top- of-the-front page headline and photo concerning Howard Hughes' historic around-the-world flight. See the photos for the both the headlines and the graphics. Each issue is complete & in very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$99.00
176640

JACQUELINE COCHRAN 1st Woman Breaks Sound Barrier w/ Jet Airplane 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531205924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1953 * Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier * 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "MISS COCHRAN TOPS THE SPEED OF SOUND" with subhead and photo of Cochran. 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 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Encouraged by then-Major Chuck Yeager, with whom Cochran shared a lifelong friendship, on May 18, 1953, at Rogers Dry Lake, California, Cochran flew a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet borrowed from the Royal Canadian Air Force at an average speed of 652.337 mph. During the cours... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:58

$58.00
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