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185270

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992471705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 16, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline that announces: "HOUSE BEER VOTE NEXT WEEK" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing c... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:02

$52.00
185231

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373292345493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1934  * Bruno Hauptmann arrested  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The top of the front page has a four column headline: "LINDBERGH RANSOM RECEIVER SEIZED; $13,750 FOUND AT HIS EAST BRONX HOME; THE MYSTERY SOLVED, POLICE DECLARE" with subheads and photo of Hauptmann. First report coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with more related photos. Loads of text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. A little spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:18

$52.00
185220

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989477481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete in 52 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:09

$40.00
185135

Best JOHN DILLINGER GANG Chicago Bank Safe Deposit Boxes Robbery 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985020126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 14, 1933  * John Dillinger gang bank robbery  * Before He became nationally known * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "7 SEIZE BANK; LOOT VAULTS" with subheads. Nice for display with  related photos are on the back page. This was the work of the John Dillinger Gang while he & fellow gangsters were in the midst of the Mid-Western crime spree. Much detail on the robbery with a subhead; "Bandits Crack Cash Boxes In Daylight Raid" "Five Victims Bound by Gang". When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than ... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:53

$98.00
185088

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276338609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR CAN BE MADE IN HOME, M'BRIDE SAYS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:20

$42.00
184834

ALCATRAZ ISLAND PRISON LIFE The Rock San Francisco California 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256340383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 23, 1937 * Alcatraz Island prison life described * San Francisco Bay "The Rock" * Al 'Scarface' Capone - Machine Gun Kelly The front page of this section has a two column heading: "Alcatraz Said to Tame Hardest; Punishment Aims to 'Defeat Ego'" with subhead. (see) Complete section 2  only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:05

$34.00
184803

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373255796540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, June 19, 1932 * Prohibition in the United States * Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "A NEW PHASE OPENS IN THE PROHIBITION FIGHT" with subhead and clever parody illustration which shows the republican elephant and Democratic donkey titled: "The Ringmaster Makes Them Both Perform". Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Section 8 only with all 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, more so along the bottom margin (see image), generally good.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:39

$40.00
185252

WE WANT BEER New York City Parade ANTI-PROHIBITION March 1932 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392989789401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 15, 1932 * Anti prohibition parade * In New York City * Beer - Liquor The front page has a one column heading: "'Give Us Beer,' New York City Paraders Cry" (see) Complete 1st section only with20 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 30, 2020 14:09

$37.99
185204

The End of AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE To Plead Guilty for TAX EVASION 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392988564433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 16, 1931 * Al "Scarface" Capone - gangster - mob boss * The beginning of the end of his criminal career The front page has a one column heading: "Report Capone Will Enter Guilty Plea" with subhead. (see) Capone would plead guilty for tax evasion on this day. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 29, 2020 11:50

$37.99
184687

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Irish Prohibition Gangster Liquor CONVICTION 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961815190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 9, 1931 * Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted * USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch The top of the front page has a three column headline: "JACK DIAMOND GUILTY ON TWO RUM COUNTS, HIS ASSISTANT ON ONE" with subheads. (see) Also on the front page is: "WORLD'S LARGEST AIRSHIP IS CHRISTENED THE AKRON BY MRS HERBERT HOOVER" with subheads. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:02

$57.00
184686

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241357219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND DRAWS FOUR-YEAR TERM; ALSO FINED $11,000" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:01

$42.00
184680

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys in Chicago Illinois 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241348429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys in Illinois votes The front page has a nice banner headline: "STATE DRY ACT REPEAL VOTED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have from Chicago, known for its crime during prohibition. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 14:59

$48.00
184517

Best PULP FICTION Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373225882088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 14, 1994 * Best "Pulp Fiction" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Quentin Taratino - John Travolta A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Pulp Fiction" 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 uniq... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 08:48

$98.00
184211

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Goes To Prison for 11 Years 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934945870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 3, 1932 * Al Capone gets 11 year term * Tax evasion - last chance denied * Chicago gangster boss The front page has a one column heading: "Plan Capone Transfer From Jail to Prison" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of Al Capone's last day of freedom as he is on his way to the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:51

$40.00
184055

MUSKEGON MICHIGAN George 'Dutch' Anderson Gangster Shootout DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373182507062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1925 * George "Dutch" Anderson killed * Prohibition era criminal * Gerald Chapman comrade The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'DUTCH' ANDERSON SLAIN BY OFFICER HE SHOT FATALLY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the gunfight between police and Anderson at Muskegon, Michigan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:27

$48.00
184034

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Fight Wets vs. Drys w/ Illustration 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925784037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring About This Situation" with clever parody illustration of a Trojan horse (camel here) showing men escaping with liquor in their hands. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:56

$52.00
184017

BONNIE AND CLYDE Outlaws Gang Pre Killed by Police TIPSTERS ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923126027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. 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 advertise... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:28

$52.00
184014

JOHN DILLINGER Post Crown Point, Indiana Jail Escape HUNTED 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176726024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1934 * John Dillinger hunted in the Midwest * Post Crown Point, Indiana jail escape The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S SHOTS STOP PURSUING CAR" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the hunt for John Dillinger shortly after his famous escape from Crown Point, Indiana jail. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$38.00
183955

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING CASE Still Alive ? Headline 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 3, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby was still alive with: "Reports Lindbergh Baby Held In New Jersey" and subheads and photo of Charles Jr. Nice for display. Lindbergh's son was actually killed the day before. Complete with 14 pages, a few small biding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:00

$45.00
183880

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Assassination FUNERAL 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916040559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer funeral * Jewish gangster - beer baron - racketeer The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ FUNERAL IS HELD SECRETLY" with subheads. (see) 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 42 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 hig... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:06

$40.00
183769

Gangsters CHICAGO PUBLIC ENEMIES Al Capone & Bugs Moran LIST 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392911751635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 24, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * George 'Bugs' Moran & more * Gangster era original This 52 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3 that include: "LISTS 28 GANGSTERS AS PUBLIC ENEMIES" "Chicago Commission Names Capone, Moran, Diamond and Saltis Among Others" "POLICE TO HARASS THEM" and more. (see) Coverage on a list made by Chicago officials trying to intimidate local gangsters including Al Capone. This was one the first time the word "Public Enemy" was used. John Dillinger was considered the 1st public enemy but not until 1934. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:02

$50.00
183765

JOHN HAMILTON Bank Robber & Dillinger Gang Criminal BODY FOUND 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152258535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On April 23, Hamilton, Dillinger and Homer Van Meter were again confronted by authorities in Hastings, Minnesota, and another shootout ensued. Hamilton was mortally wounded by a bullet as he and the rest of the gang escaped in a car. The gang again took him to see doctor Joseph Moran in Chicago. For some reason, Moran refused to treat Hamilton... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 12:23

$45.00
183660

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145545964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The front page has: "Republican Convention and has a sub-head: "Second Day--The Platform" and further on notes the votes for their nominee for President, won by Colonel Fremont. Also reports on: "Nomination of Vice President" Terrific to have such lengthy reporting on the very beginning of the Republican party in his famous newspaper from the nation's capital. ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:10

$215.00
183547

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in OK CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898948743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Oklahoma * Connecticut & New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a one column heading: "BEER BY NEARLY 2-1 VOTED IN OKLAHOMA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Oklahoma, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:20

$48.00
183501

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897528553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. Dec. 18, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Jack 'Legs' Diamond Slain Following Gay Festivities Celebrating His Acquittal" with subheads and photo of Diamond. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along, generally very nice.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:58

$110.00
183498

Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137208803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CAPONE ABDICATES AS GANGLAND CZAR BY PLEADING GUILTY" with subheads. First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone pleading guilty Income tax evasion. He would later retract his plea after he realized the potential penalty he would receive. He would eventually be found guilty later that year which would end his criminal career. Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:56

$72.00
183465

JIMMY HOFFA Teamsters Labor Union Leader Officially Declared DEAD 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892785219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1982 * Jimmy Hoffa is declared dead * American Labor Union leader * International Brotherhood of Teamsters Page 20 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Hoffa Kin Now Can Ask That He Be Declared Legally Dead" (see) Jimmy Hoffa disappeared July 30, 1975 & was officially declared dead July 30, 1982. He was an American labor union leader who served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He became involved with organized crime from the early years of his Teamsters work, a connection that continued until his disappearance. He was convicted of jury tampering, attempted bribery, conspiracy, and mail and wire fraud in 1964 in two separate trials. He was imprisoned in 196... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$48.00
183438

Great JIMMY HOFFA Teamsters Labor Union Leader DISAPPEARANCE 1975 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892686632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Sept. 8, 1975 * Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance * American Labor Union leader * International Brotherhood of Teamsters A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page teases the lengthy article within: "The Billion-Dollar Reason for Hoffa's Disappearance" with a photo of Jimmy Hoffa as well. Pages 6 and 7 are entirely taken up with the article, a detailed account concerning the missing labor union leader. Jimmy Hoffa disappeared July 30, 1975 & was declared dead July 30, 1982. He was an American labor union leader who served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He became involved with organized crime from the early years of his Teamsters w... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:13

$98.00
183088

G-MEN Head MELVIN PURVIS John Dillinger Fame RESIGNS F.B.I. Agent 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117467053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 12, 1935 * Melvin Purvis resigns * John Dillinger's nemesis * FBI agent - G-Men The front page has a small one column heading: "Melvin Purvis Who Directed Dillinger Hunt Resigns" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the resignation of famous G-Man head Melvin Purvis. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:13

$44.00
183082

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875430791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1929 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "DRY RAIDERS KILL A MOTHER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:11

$44.00
182987

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$86.00
182986

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392872734519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Nice 1st report for display The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "HUNT DILLINGER; 2 DIE, 4 SHOT" with a subhead noting: "Desperadoes Escape North Woods Trap". The article carries over to page 8 where is a rather large map headed: "Dillinger Escapes Trap In North Woods" as well as a one column photo of John Dillinger. The back page includes a photo of Dillinger's father, captioned: "Dad Admits His Desperado Son Is Smart." with more. This was the infamous botched raid by the FBI at the Little Bohemia Lodge upon the John Dillinger Gang. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious a... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:41

$469.00
182895

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Liquor Beer Alcohol Prohibitin Era Gangster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109791108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, October 19, 1929. * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Prohibition era gangster * Beer baron The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK IS SOUGHT AS RUM RAID EVIDENCE" with subheads. (see) The great stock market crash of 1929 would occur just a few days later. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$47.00
182299

ENDING PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850279317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 21, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "REPEAL BILL GOES TO STATES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the United States House of Representatives approving the repeal of prohibition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:24

$44.00
182109

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ARRESTED When Golfing 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084271356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE EXPRESS, August 27, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested * Olympia Fields Country Club - golf * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Arrest Public Enemy Teeing Off in Western Open" with subhead. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: On August 25, 1933, the Western Open golf championship began at Olympia Fields Country Club in the far south suburb of Olympia Fields. A reasonably... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:29

$44.00
182086

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839412233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HUNT FOR DILLINGER SPURRED IN CHICAGO" with subhead. (see) This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:10

$44.00
182071

VIVIEN CHASE Woman Gangster Female Public Enemy # 1 SHOT DEAD 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839407446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1935 * Vivian Chase shot dead * Woman bandit - gangster * Female public enemy # 1 The front page has one column headings that include: "'GIRL BANDIT NO. 1' FOUND SLAIN IN CAR" "Vivian Chase, Luer Kidnap Suspect and Friend of Karpis, Shot in Kansas City" and more. (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 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.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:03

$42.00
181497

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807470164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 4, 1933. * Prohibition ends (eve) * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Senate Passes Liquor Report 24-15; Bill a Law Tonight" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:42

$78.00
181466

Best DUTCH SCHULTZ New York City Gangster Beer Baron ARRESTED 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806379379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1931 * Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer * New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster * Arrested for income tax evasion (1st report) The front page has one column headings that include: "GANG DRIVE SPURRED BY SCHULTZ CAPTURE" "Racketeer Held in $150,000 Bail as Government Centres War on Tax Evaders" and more. (see) Lengthy report continues inside with photo. (see) First report coverage on famous New York City gangster Dutch Schultz's arrest for income tax evasion. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage o... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:46

$52.00
181339

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in NM & ID 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053610995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Beer - liquor returns * New Mexico - Idaho The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IDAHO, NEW MEXICO JOIN REPEAL RANKS; 31 STATES IN LINE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of New Mexico and Idaho ratifying the repeal of prohibition. 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 cos... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:11

$45.00
181187

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Gangster Outlaw at Chicago Theater 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392795882553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater - 1st report * World famous publication The front page has a nice 3 line, 3 column headline on the death of the notorious gangster John Dillinger which reads: "DILLINGER SLAIN IN CHICAGO; SHOT DEAD BY FEDERAL MEN IN FRONT OF MOVIE THEATER" with several subheads including: "Reached For His Gun" "Outlaw's Move Meet by Four Shots, All Finding Their Mark" "Had Lifted His Face" "Desperado Had Also Treated Finger Tips With Acid to Defeat Prints" "Two Women Wounded" and: "Agents, Tipped Fugitive Was Going to Theatre, Waited While He Saw Show". The report continues on pg. 10, where there is a banner headline: "Dillinger Trapped By Lure o... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:29

$235.00
181174

MIGUEL PRIMO DE RIVERA Death Spain Dictator & SYDNEY FRANKLIN 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049065416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1930 * Miguel Primo De Rivera death - Dictator of Spain * Jewish bullfighter Sydney Franklin gored * Al Capone - great depression era original The front page has one column headlines: "PRIMO DE RIVERA DIES SUDDENLY IN PARIS; RULED SPAIN 6 YEARS" "Found Alone in His Hotel Room by Son and Daughters Upon Their Return From Church" "Blood Clot Caused Death" and more. Continues on page 16 with photo of Rivera (see photos). Also a two column heading also on the front page: "Sydney Franklin Seriously Gored by Bull When Caught Off Guard in Madrid Arena" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 11:35

$37.00
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
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
175095

PUSSYFOOT JOHNSON William E. Prohibition Anti Alcohol Head DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418454642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1945 * William E. Johnson death * U.S. prohibition leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "W. E. JOHNSON DIES; DRY CRUSADER, 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American prohibition advocate and law enforcement officer, William "Pussyfoot" Johnson. 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 24 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 subscriptio... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 09:27

$40.00
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UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746916793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:27

$48.00
179869

HENRY JARVIS RAYMOND New York Times Co-Founder & Journalist 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995377957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869 * Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report) * New York Times co-founder - journalist * "Godfather of the Republican Party" Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Allen lost to what many consider his most skilled opponent, Mike McCoole in an early career battle on 15 July 1869 at Foster's Island near St. Louis, for the heavyweight championship of America in a ninth round foul. Allen appeared to be nearly the equal of McCoole, the better known boxer, but lost the battle when the foul occurred. In the ninth... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$38.00
179682

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986120576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The front page has a nice banner headline: "DRY LAW A FAILURE--HOOVER" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside. Loads of text here. Related photo on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:45

$52.00
179615

THE GREAT LONDON FIRE Charles II of England Forms Building Codes 1666 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724084254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 17, 1666 * The Great London Fire disaster * Charles II of England creates safety codes Certainly one of the more notable events in London history was the Great Fire which began on September 2. Very shortly thereafter, in an effort to rebuild London in a safe manner, the King issue various directives as to how the city would be rebuilt. This text takes nearly half of the back page with a few portions including: "In the first place, upon the desires of the Lord Mayor...He is pleased to prohibit the hasty building of any edifices till such speedy care be taken for the re-edification of the city as may best secure it from the like accidents, & raise it to a greater beauty and comeli... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:44

$1,565.00
179595

JOHN DILLINGER Evergreen Park Illinois Robbery & Police SHOOTOUT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724077708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1934 * John Dillinger gang robbery & shootout * Evergreen Park, Illinois roadhouse The back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER BATTLES POLICE IN CHICAGO" with subheads. First report coverage on the John Dillinger shootout outside the Beverly Garden Dine and Dance roadhouse. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:33

$52.00
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