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187268

FRANK COSTELLO Gangster MOB BOSS Kefauver Hearings & A. Anastasia 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 21, 1951 * Frank Costello - NYC gangster - mob boss * United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce The front page has a seven column heading: "Costello's Friends Handed Political Plums" with subheads that include: "Gambler's Influence Is Called 'Sinister'" and more. Coverage continues inside with photo of Albert Anastasia. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:09

$58.00
187267

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Government Audit Reveals Income Tax Problems 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Annual income surfaces * Government audit reveals Page 5 has a one column heading: "Gives Capone Income As $1,641,979 In 1928" with subhead. (see) Was this the beginning of the end for Capone ? He would eventually be tried and convicted if income tax evasion later that year. Complete with 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:09

$40.00
187253

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434257623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1933  * End of Prohibition - repeal * Iowa - Connecticut - New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "IOWA VOTES WET, ALSO CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Iowa, 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, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:03

$42.00
187139

BONNIE Parker & CLYDE Barrow Southern Outlaws EASTHAM Prison Break1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096448091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 16, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Southwest desperadoes * Rare report of the 'Eastham Breakout' The front page has a one column heading: "Outlaw Shoots Guards, Frees Five Convicts," with subhead: "Clyde Barrow, Noted Bandit, Releases Pal at Texas Prison Farm." The article mentions Bonnie Parker as being an accomplice. The coverage continues on page 2. Complete in 10 pages, even toning, binding holes down the left spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:30

$77.00
187138

JOHN DILLINGER'S Chicago Theater Assassination & The Woman In Red 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096447850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penn., July 25, 1934  * John Dillinger death trap  * The Woman in Red (Anna Sage) The front page has two column heading: "'LADIES' OF DILLINGER MOB AMONG THOUSANDS WHO GLIMPSE AT BODY" with subhead. (see) The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "GOVERNMENT AGENTS GUARDING 'WOMAN IN RED'" with subheads. A related pictorial is on page 17. (see) Twenty-eight pages, light toning and some tattering at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:30

$72.00
187084

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095254016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre aftermath * George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al 'Scarface' Capone * Gangsters - gangland - underworld The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KIDNAP A WITNESS IN MORAN KILLINGS" with subheads. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:16

$44.00
187075

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangland Beer Baron Murder Plot ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095248674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, November 7, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone murder plot ? * Chicago gangster - beer baron The front page has a five column heading: "Raid Reveals Plot to Kill Al Capone" with subheads. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:12

$48.00
187074

Best AL SCARFACE CAPONE Alcatraz Prison The Rock INSANE ? 1938 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427408540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 9, 1938 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock" * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Prison Death fear Drives Capone Mad" with subheads. Related photo under: "FEAR" and brief text is on page 10. (see) Nice to have from the city where is was being held. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:11

$67.00
186925

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085329588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 21, 1934  * Bruno Hauptmann arrested  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH CASE SOLVED BY ARREST AND FINDING OF MONEY, POLICE SAY" with subheads and small photo of Charles Jr. More on page 2. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:16

$49.00
186818

Bonnie & Clyde Marvin BARROW GANG Shootout Blanche Capture PHOTO 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417366761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE July 26, 1933. * Clyde Barrow Gang * Machine Gun Battle * Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde * Famous photo of capture (Blanche) The bottom of the back page has a four column photo with heading: "Gang Of Bandit Suspects Engages In Machine Gun Battle With Iowa Posse; Two Captured" with brief text. Coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, were captured. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also a nice front page headline concerning the ongoing killings in gangland Chicago, pretty much what is happening today under Democrat leadership. Complete with 30 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:07

$57.00
186790

Charles PRETTY BOY FLOYD Bank Robber & Public Enemy No. 1 KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075054002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, October 23, 1934  * Charles Pretty Boy Floyd * Public enemy No. 1 killed The front page has a one column heading: "Argue Custody Of Floyd's Pal" with subhead. (see) Page 4 has a nice pictorial showing a dead Floyd and a shed where he was killed with heading: "Pretty Boy Floyd's Career Ends on a Morgue Slab After Corn Crib Killing" (see) Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:18

$88.00
186779

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075047658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Dec. 14, 1933  * John Dillinger gang bank robbery  * Before He became nationally known The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "7 Bandits Listen to Police Radio While Looting Bank" (see) This was the work of the John Dillinger Gang while he & fellow gangsters were in the midst of the Mid-Western crime spree. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:11

$44.00
187249

ADOLPH HITLER Becomes Führer of Germany & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102835166

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, August 20, 1934   * Adolph Hitler becomes Führer * Al Capone goes to Alcatraz The front page has a five column heading: "Germany Backs Hitler by 10 to 1" with subheads that include: "GRANTED ALL POWERS HELD BY HINDENBURG" and more. Photo on the back page. Also a front page report of Al Capone being transferred to the new Alcatraz prison. Also has a related photo on the back page. (see) Great to have this in this Chicago publication... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:40

$89.99
186691

JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Crown Point Indiana JAIL ESCAPE in 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068582729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 3, 1934  * Outlaw John Dillinger * Famous wooden gun escape (1st report) * Crown Point, Indiana jail Along the last column of the front page is a one column heading: "DILLINGER GOT OUT OF JAIL AT CROWN POINT" with subhead. See images for text here. This was one of the more famous events in the notorious career of outlaw John Dillinger, escaping from jail with a fake gun. Ten pages, loose along the spine, light toning and wear (chipping) at the margins, must be handled with care.

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Ends January 24, 2021 07:37

$68.00
186687

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373403548926

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 January 23, 2021 14:44

$87.00
187162

JOHN DILLINGER Mason City IA Iowa Machine Guns Bank Robbery 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097384871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 14, 1934  * John Dillinger bank robbery  * Post wooden gun escape  * Mason City, Iowa  The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER THOUGHT TO BE LEADER" First report coverage of the bank robbery in Mason City, Iowa that was later proven to be indeed John Dillinger's work. This was done shortly after his famous wooden gun escape from Crown Point jail in Indiana. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins.

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Ends January 22, 2021 12:12

$37.99
187157

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson AZ Arizona 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429402595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., January 30, 1934  * John Dillinger headed back to jail  * Crown Point Jail, Indiana  * Tuscon, Arizona capture  The top of page 5 has a three column pictorial headed: "Capture of Dillinger Mob Ends Reign of Terror" with brief text. Coverage on Dillinger's recent capture in Tuscon AZ and Indiana officials wanting him to stand trial in their state. He would make his infamous escape from Crown Point Jail in Indiana a few weeks later. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:20

$49.99
187148

JACOB GURRAH SHAPIRO Murder Inc. Founder New York Mobster DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097221345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder The top of the back page has one column headings: "GURRAH JAKE DIES IN PRISON HOSPITAL" "Shapiro, Associate of Lepke in Murder Ring, Succumbs at 50 to Heart Disease" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the death of New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 08:37

$47.99
187146

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron INCOME TAX Downfall Opens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097187140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces * Income tax investigation comes to light * Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1`st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:52

$37.99
187145

AL Scarface CAPONE Guilty 11 Years Prison GANGSTER Mob Boss End 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097185006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 26, 1931. * Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years * End of his criminal career The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Sentenced To 11 Year Term In Federal Prison" (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of Al Capone's reign in Chicago. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:49

$59.99
186619

Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Set Free Prison at Lewisburg PA 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401692544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone to be freed from prison * Chicago gangster becoming a free man again * Best publication to be had ? rare as such The front page has a banner headline: "BARE O'HARE'S CAPONE TRAP" with subheads. (see) Al Capone would leave the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on this day. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:20

$88.00
186601

GANGSTER GANGLAND Cicero Publisher Assassination Photos 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064889595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 28, 1933 * gangland era assassination The front page has a five column heading: "Cicero Publisher Slain by Gansters" with subhead. A few related photos are 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". Complete with all 32 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 January 21, 2021 12:13

$48.00
186591

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 18, 1917  * America prohibition adopted * Senate approves with vote The front page has a banner headline announcing: "Senate today Passed the Prohibition Resolution by a Vote of 47 to 8" with subheads including; "Senate Accepts the Resolution As It Was Passed by the House" "Will Now Go to States For Ratification or Rejection..." and a bit more. Complete in 20 pages, a little margin wear, some foxing at the fold, partially loose at the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$74.00
187121

CARRIE NATION Temperance Criminal Expelled from White House 1903 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393096249674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 19, 1903 * Carrie Nation ejected from White House * Temperance movement - pro-prohibition The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. NATION FIRED FROM WHITE HOUSE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends January 21, 2021 11:59

$49.99
187111

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran vs. Al Capone 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393096160474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1929  * The St. Valentine's Day Massacre  * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * Gangsters - gangland - underworld The front page has one column headings that include: "5 ARRESTS FOLLOW FINDING OF GANG CAR IN CHICAGO SLAYINGS" "Officers Have Established That Moran's Rivals, Not Detectives, Slew His Henchmen" and more. (see) Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 21, 2021 10:07

$37.99
187109

JOHN DILLINGER Crown Point Indiana Courtroom PHOTOS 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393096134267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1934 * John Dillinger back to jail * Crown Point, Indiana photos * Post-Tuscon Arizona capture The back page has a 3 photo pictorial of John Dillinger in a Crown Point, Indiana courtroom. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "MURDER TRIAL OF DILLINGER IS SET FOR MARCH 12" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would make his infamous escape from the Crown Point jail a few weeks later with a fake gun. Nice to have in this famous Chicago publication, the city where Dillinger would ultimately be taken out.  Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 21, 2021 09:37

$57.99
187107

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373428181354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Penn., April 23, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger & gang * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Dillinger Battles Way Out of Ambush; Two Dead in Drive on Gang" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Little Bohemia Lodge shootout & escape in Wisconsin. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 09:12

$124.99
187094

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


eBay Auction Item # 393096052132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 26, 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 their first Presidential candidate, John Fremont. This new political party, founded just two years previous, held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has column heads: "Republican Ratification Meeting" "Grand Rally for Freedom" 'New York City Awake" Procession visit to Col. Fremont". The text takes the entirety of page 5 with a wealth of speeches, then: "The Procession--Visit to Col. Fremont--His Speech" with the details including the text of Fremont's acceptance speech.... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 07:20

$149.99
186555

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago POST Little Bohemia Lodge 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373394272510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1934  * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago IL * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout Page 3 has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER HUNTED IN CHICAGO AGAIN" "Car He Seized After Escaping Wisconsin Trap Is Found Abandoned" "Seats Are Bloodstained" and more.  Complete in 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high-quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 14:53

$40.00
186479

Early Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE William McSwiggin Murder 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373391296953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 29, 1926 * Early Al "Scarface" Capone (Caponi) * William McSwiggin murder * Gangland - gangster war * Best title to be had (very rare) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "HUNT RUM BOSS AS ASSASSIN" with subheads. Some related photos are 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 hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing colle... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2021 15:03

$110.00
186432

Bank Robber Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Capture in Tucson AZ Arizona 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373387005406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1934  * John Dillinger capture * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makley The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "WIRES TO DILLINGER SPUR $150,000 HUNT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent capture of John Dillinger at Tucson, Arizona. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:12

$48.00
186405

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373385650851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 19, 1930  * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE CALLS GANG TO MEET HIM IN INDIANA" with subhead. Related photo with heading on the back page. (see) Coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. 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". Complet... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:57

$67.00
186184

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373374198741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 30, 1931 * 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: "THROW BOMBS; WRECK SHOPS" with subheads. 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 of an o... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2021 14:58

$48.00
186160

Best FRED "KILLER" BURKE St. Valentine's Day Massacre Escape 1931 Det. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372618063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 14, 1930 * Prohibition era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect - gangster * Eludes Chicago police - hunted in the Midwest The front page has a nice banner headline: "BURKE, NOTORIOUS KILLER, GETS TIP, ELUDES WEST MICHIGAN POSSE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. He was a prime suspect in the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:12

$52.00
185995

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393029969169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1931 * 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: "TWO BANDITS SLAIN BY POLICE" with subheads. 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 of a... See More  

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:21

$48.00
185945

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028641501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:48

$42.00
185889

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346185950

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1930 * 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: "TURN RACKET QUIZ ON CAPONE" 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 December 17, 2020 15:09

$72.00
185843

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020540342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 27, 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: "GARNER SAYS: BEER OR DEFICIT" 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 ongoin... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:30

$52.00
185839

U.S. PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer Liquor Return 3 States 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020539435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Sept. 13, 1933  * Prohibition ending in America * Maryland, Minnesota & Colorado * Beer returns - legal liquor The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WETS WIN MARYLAND AND LEAD VOTING IN MINNESOTA, COLORADO" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:27

$48.00
185730

Best MARLON BRANDO Hollywood Movie Film Actor Director DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393012893859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 2004  * Marlon Brando death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "On The Waterfront" "The Godfather" * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a 2 column head: "A Hollywood Iconoclast Who Transformed the Art of Acting" "Marlon Brando - 1924-2004" with 3 photos of him. The article carries over to take all of pages 26-27 and also has a nice article on him on the ftpg. of section E. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete Sections A and E only with 54 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:45

$110.00
185699

Great BRUNO HAUPTMANN EXECUTION Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011227038

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

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:07

$62.00
185668

Post JACK ZUTA ASSASSINATION Al Capone & Bugs Moran Gangland War 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393010427942

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 19, 1930 * Chicago gangland war * George 'Bugs' Moran * Al 'Scarface' Capone * re. Jack Zuta's assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "EVANSTON CHIEF IN ZUTA BOX" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. (see) 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 of an ongoing collection, the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2020 07:46

$47.00
185452

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999746212

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 December 02, 2020 09:44

$40.00
185408

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392995947625

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 November 29, 2020 13:46

$40.00
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
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
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
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