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198128

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394082803719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 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 their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has a nice print of: "Col. John Charles Fremont" with the following text, taking a full column then carrying over to taking the entirety of page 5. It is headed: "THE PEOPLES' CONVENTION" "The Platform" "Col. J. C. Fremont Nominated for President" and other heads on page 5: "The Nomination" and "After the Nomination" among others. Of significance is t... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:24

$237.00
198090

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081626562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TIP ON DILLINGER HALTS DEPORTATION" with subheads that include: "'Woman in Red' Says Purvis Promised to Have Alien Proceedings Dropped" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:35

$44.00
198056

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081451853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1928 * Morris Eller Gang - "Bloody 20th Ward" * 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: "GRILL ELLER ON BLOODY 20TH" with subheads. (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 o... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:11

$48.00
198034

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080351660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, September 21, 1934  * Bruno Hauptmann arrested  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a great banner headline: "ARREST LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPER, FIND RANSOM" with subhead and photo of Charles Jr. More on pages 2 & 3 with full page pictorial. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:21

$62.00
198023

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080346927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 4, 1930 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a five column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "Capone Asks For Beer Monopoly" with subheads. Related photo is 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". Complete with all 34 pages. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high ... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:13

$78.00
198014

Best PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland Election1928 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374081857687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1928 * Pineapple Primary in Chicago * William Hale Thompson - Big Bill * Gangster era elections - corruption * Best publication to be had (very rare) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "EMMERSON WINS BY 440,000; Swanson Beats State's Attorney Crowe by 120,000" with subheads. (see) More on the following pages. First report coverage on the primary election in Gangster infested Chicago, Illinois at the height of government corruption there. Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Pineapple Primary was the name given to a Republican primary election held in Chicago on April 10, 1928; more than 60 bombs were thrown during the cam... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2022 12:22

$88.00
198010

FLEAGLE GANG Lamar Colorado Bank Robbers Robbery & Murder HUNTED 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374081855173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 26, 1928 * Fleagle Gang  & the Lamar, Colorado bank robbery * American bank robbers & murderers hunted The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLANES HUNT FLEEING KILLERS" with subheads. Coverage on the hunt for the Fleagle Gang just after the Lamar , Colorado bank robbery. 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 ongo... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2022 12:18

$58.00
198007

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394078734624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE November 17, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison * Chicago gangster becomes a free man The front page has a two column heading: "G-Men Guarding Capone, Critically Ill in Hospital". (see) Coverage continues on  page 8 with photo of Capone. Thirty pages, light toning and wear at the margins with some small binding holes along the spine, small library label on the front page, sold as is.

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Ends June 17, 2022 12:17

$52.00
197975

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394077339962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1928 * Capone and Bugs Moran mention * 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: "SLAY RACKET BOSS AT DESK" with subheads. (see) Two related photos and heading 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 dr... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2022 08:34

$62.00
197806

JOHN DILLINGER Post Crown Point Hunt w/ Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062155255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934 * The hunt for John Dillinger * Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead * Crown Point, Indiana escape partner * re. famous wooden gun jail break The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:36

$52.00
197803

KELAYRES MASSACRE Hazleton Pennsylvania Democratic Parade Murders 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061337334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1934 * Kelayres Massacre - Pennsylvania * Democratic parade shooting * "Big Joe" Bruno The front page has a one column heading: "BULLETS MOW MARCHERS DOWN DURING PARADE" with subheads. (see) Another related article on the front page. First report coverage on the Kelayres massacre, an attack on Democratic parade marchers near Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:35

$44.00
197781

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058185738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, June, 1896 * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:09

$29.00
197767

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059611830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "REPEAL PLANK WINS, 934-213" with subheads and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:02

$72.00
197760

PROHIBITION ENDING Legal Beer & Liquor Returning the Next Day 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059603966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 4, 1933 * Prohibition ending (eve of) * Day of Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page has a two column heading: "Wets Join Drys in Plea for Temperance as Arid Period Approaches End"  with subhead. (see) Coverage on the impending end of prohibition in America the following day.  Complete with 22 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:58

$62.00
197700

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053768406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1930 * Guzik brothers * 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: "CAPONE ALLIES SEIZED BY U.S." with subhead. 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 headl... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:08

$78.00
197696

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053766169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 24, 1934  * John Dillinger death trap  * The Woman in Red (Anna Sage) The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Death Is Written Off" with subhead. Coverage continues on page 5. Complete with 22 pages, light toning and a little wear a the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:06

$58.00
197693

Best FRANK NITTI Al 'Scarface' Capone Henchman Guilty TAX EVASION 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053765241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 21, 1930 * Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti * Italian American gangster * Al 'Scarface' Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "NITTI GETS 18 MONTHS IN U. S. TAX FRAUD CASE" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's top henchman, Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti, pleading guilty of tax evasion. Nice to have in this Chicago publication, rare as such. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:05

$58.00
197691

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Missouri 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053762967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 20, 1933  * End of Prohibition - repeal * Missouri repeals amendment * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REPEALISTS WIN IN MISSOURI, 4 TO 1; BALLOTING IS LIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Missouri ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:04

$42.00
197681

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055550285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1933 * 18th Amendment - prohibition * Senate votes to repeal - 21st Amendment The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SENATE VOTES DRY REPEAL BY CONVENTIONS IN STATES; HOUSE WILL ACT MONDAY" with subheads. First report coverage on the United States Senate approving the repeal of prohibition. 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" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, th... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:56

$92.00
197677

GEORGE R. DALE Muncie Indiana Mayor Ku Klux Klan Opposition DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055548806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1936 * George R. Dale death (1st report) * Muncie, Indiana mayor & more * Ku Klux Klan - KKK opposer   The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GEORGE DALE DIES; KU KLUX KLAN FOE" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 prim... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:53

$39.00
198122

Bandit JOHN DILLINGER Fostoria Ohio Bank Robbery HUNTED 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374087504701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 6, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger hunted * Fostoria, Ohio bank robbery * From the city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER HUNT TURNS TO OHIO AFTER ROBBERY" with subheads. Complete1st section only with 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In nice condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends May 27, 2022 11:19

$39.99
197606

Rare BONNIE & CLYDE Bandits Okabena MN Minnesota BANK ROBBERY 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394047180054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1933  * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Okabena, Minnesota bank robbery * Rare & early report on this infamous duo The top of the back page has a fascinating article which would seem rather mundane for the time, until a little investigation is done. The article is headed: "Two Girls Help Men rob Minnesota Bank; Town Raked by Machine-Gun Shots in Escape" and begins: "Two young women and two men bearing sub-machine guns robbed a bank of $2,500 today...scattering shots down the main street as they fled..." with much more detail. This robbery was reportedly committed by the infamous Bonnie & Clyde, (see Wikipedia) which if true would be the earliest report of their robberies we have found in a news... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2022 14:53

$65.00
197581

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Tax Evasion INDICTMENT 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045741658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion indictment * 1st report - the beginning of the end * Best publication to be had (very rare) The front page has a five column heading: "Capone Indicted by U.S.; Surrenders" with subheads: "GANGSTER GIVES $50,000 BOND IN TAX FRAUD CASE" "Accused of Evading $215,080 Levy" A few related photos are on the back page including one of Capone. 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 Newspap... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:35

$325.00
198000

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Thompson Tommy Machine Gun Dealer Shot 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374081614213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 9, 1930 * Thompson submachine gun dealer * St. Valentine's Day massacre connection * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front pager has a one column heading: "BULLET FELLS SELLER OF GANG MACHINE GUNS" with subhead. Photo 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". Probably only reported in the Chicago publication. ... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2022 08:23

$39.99
197532

Cosa Nostra MAFIA Cosa Nostra EXPOSED Joseph Valachi Vito Genovese1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374036008685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1963 * Mafia - Cosa Nostra exposed * Joseph Valachi - Vito Genovese The front page has a one column heading: "Valachi's Future--a Delemma" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Joseph Valachi being the first Mafia member to publicly acknowledge the existence of the Mafia. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 22, 2022 11:20

$52.00
197483

1932 PAULINE SABIN Women's Anti-Prohibition Wet Leader RALLY at Capitol PHOTOS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374033787941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION Only of the New York Times, April 17, 1932 The top 1/3 of the front page has a photo with small heading: "The Anti-Prohibitionists Gather On The Steps Of The Capitol: Mrs. Charles H. Sabin" with brief text. Many other photos on other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 14 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: Pauline Morton Sabin was an American prohibition repeal leader and Republican party official. Born in Chicago, she was a New Yorker who founded the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR). Sabin was active in politics and known for her social status and charismatic personality. Sabin's efforts were a significant factor in the repeal of P... See More  

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Ends May 21, 2022 09:26

$33.00
197473

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Chicago Gangster JAILED & Released in Miami 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374033774840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, May 9, 1930  * Al 'Scarface' Capone - Chicago gangster  * Put in jail in Miami, Florida  The front page has a one column heading: "Al Capone Is in Again, Out Again as Miami Yelps" with subhead. (see) Complete with 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 21, 2022 09:21

$40.00
197464

Great JIMMY HOFFA Teamsters Labor Union Leader DISAPPEARANCE 1975 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374032535156

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 wor... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2022 14:16

$68.00
197292

CHICAGO GANGS WAR Begins James Big Jim Colosimo Assassination 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394029725122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 12, 1920  * "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster * Gangland gangland wars to begin The front page has a one column heading: "Notorious Chicago Cafe Owner Slain" with subhead. (see) This was James "Big Jim" of "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, who was one of the early Chicago mob bosses and the first to organize the various parts of the Chicago crime network. It was he who brought his nephew John "The Fox" Torrio to Chicago from Brooklyn to be his second in command, and Torrio in turn brought his old Brooklyn lieutenant, Al Capone, to Chicago to work as a bartender & bouncer. When Prohibition went into effect in 1920 Torrio wanted the gang to enter bootlegging but Colosimo refused. It is sus... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:48

$67.00
197274

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in Tennessee1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394027039227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1933  * End of Prohibition in Tennessee * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TENNESSEE VOTES FOR REPEAL WETS WINNING IN CITIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the state of Tennessee ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 11, 2022 10:52

$44.00
197273

DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster Mobster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374016639255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1928 * Diamond Joe Esposito funeral - lavish burial * Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster The top of page 18 has a one column heading: "SLAIN 'DIAMOND JOE' BURIED IN SPLENDOR" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the funeral and burial of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss. Complete with 56 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 11, 2022 10:52

$44.00
197209

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy RAID 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374009446544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 31, 1931 * Texas Guinan police raid (1st report) * 'Planet Mars' night club w/ photos * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame * Best publication to be had (very rare) The front page has a terrific banner headline: "STRIP TEX GUINAN'S CABARET" with subheads. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) I suspect this to be a rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete with all 22 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:46

$115.00
197184

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish Gangster Boss SHOT & Babe Ruth Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007986430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1931  * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster * Babe Ruth in wheelchair photo Page 27 features a photo of Babe Ruth in a wheelchair which is above an article titled: "Ruth, Back From Boston, Helped Into Wheel-Chair as 500 Watch" and another heading. There is also an article with a heading: "Homer Taken From Gehrig" because he passed a teammate while rounding the bases. Gehrig would end the season tied for the home run title with Babe Ruth, otherwise he would have won it. The top of the front page has column heads including: " 'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT AT INN IN CATSKILLS; CONDITION CRITICAL" "Notorious Gangster  is Badly Wounded at Lonely Roadhouse Where He Had Dined" "No Clue to th... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:26

$49.00
197183

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Prohibition Era Irish Gangster Boss SHOT 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007986213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 27, 1931  * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster The front page has one column heads: "Gang Bullets Again Mow Down Legs Diamond" "Wounded Thug Chieftain Is Snatched From Death At Catskill Roadhouse" "Attack Veiled in Mystery" "Victim Taken to Hospital In Albany; Condition Not Believe To Be Critical". Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:26

$39.00
197175

EDWARD "FATS McCARTHY" POPKE Mad Dog Coll Gangster Member KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394019707765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1932 * Edward "Fats McCarthy" Popke * Mad Dog Coll gang member The front page has a one column heading: "KILL 'FATS' M'CARTHY AT ALBANY HIDEOUT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:17

$44.00
197151

JACOB GURRAH SHAPIRO Murder Inc. Founder New York Mobster GUILTY 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006298707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1938 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GURRAH CONVICTED, GETS 3-YEAR TERM AS FUR RACKETEER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc., found guilty of racketeering in the fur industry. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:38

$47.00
197149

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Ralph Capone Cicero Nightclub RAID 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006297918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 15, 1939 * Ralph Capone's Cicero nightclub raid * Chicago gangland wars * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "SEIZE 5 IN CAPONE CLUB RAID" with subhead. Nice for display. related photo is on the back page. Ironically, Al 'Scarface' Capone would be released from prison the very next 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" - att... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:37

$48.00
197148

GARRETTSVILLE OHIO Gangster Alvin Karpis Barker Gang TRAIN Robbery1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006297611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 8, 1935  * Garrettsville, Ohio train robbery * Gangster Alvin Karpis -  Ma Barker gang The front page has a one column heading: "Bandit Gang Gets $46,000 in Train Raid" Karpis was member of the Ma Barker Gang, and was Public Enemy No. 1 at the time. Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: In November, 1935, Alvin Karpis robbed a train in Garrettsville. Karpis was a member of Ma Barker's gang, and was assisted in the robbery by gang member Harry Campbell and at least one other accomplice. Karpis and his gang stole $30,000, and obtained a private airplane to escape to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Karpis was eve... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:37

$42.00
197143

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE 1 Year in Jail for WEAPONS Gun 1929 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006291550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 29, 1929  * Al 'Scarface' Capone - Chicago Beer baron  * 1 Year Jail term - Avoids murder for hire  * Holmesburg Prison, Philadelphia, Pennsyvania The top of page 3 has a small one column heading: "Al Capone Says His Jail Isn't So Bad, And Neither Is He" (see) Probably only found is a Chicago publication. Capone entered the jail the previous week. Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: Capone arranged to have himself jailed in Philadelphia for a year to avoid numerous "murder for hire" outfits that were hunting for him. McGurn was gunned down at a bowling alley on the anniversary of the garage slaughter, and two others involved in the killing disappeared.... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:35

$52.00
197104

HILTON CROUCH Getaway Car Driver for John Dillinger Gang CAPTURED 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012278786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1933 * John Dillinger gang member captured * Hilton Crouch - race car driver - getaway man Page 7 has a one column heading: "Dillinger Gangster Captured In Chicago" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Dillinger gang member H.C. Crouch being captured.  Complete 1st section only with 64 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:42

$42.00
197102

SS MOHAWK Ward Line Ocean Liner Collision SHIPWRECK Disaster 1935 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012277991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935.   * SS Mohawk shipwreck * Ward Line ocean liner * New Jersey coast collision * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WARD LINER SINKS IN CRASH WITH FREIGHTER OFF JERSEY; ALL ABROAD BELIEVED SAVED" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photos and list of the passengers. Very early coverage here as the report suggests all were saved when in fact 47 would go down with the ship. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The front page also has a three column headline: "HA... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:41

$52.00
197081

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374001035202

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. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends May 01, 2022 10:44

$58.00
197022

WALTER LIGGETT Journalist Minneapolis MN Assassination KID CANN ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373998543937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, December 10, 1935 * Journalist Walter Liggett assassination * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column photo of Walter Liggett headed: "Assassinated" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of American journalist Walter Liggett. Minneapolis mobster Kid Cann was the probable killer but was later acquitted by a jury. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 presen... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 09:39

$38.00
196991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394008609102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1928 * Gambling festers in the city * 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: "LIST 215 GAMBLING JOINTS" with subheads. (see) A list of the addresses of these gambling spots are on page 2. 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... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2022 12:13

$62.00
196963

MICHIGAN CITY INDIANA State Prisoners ESCAPE & Machine Gun Kelly 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992306888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27. 1933 * Michigan City, Indiana prison break * Bank robber John Dillinger connection * George Machine Gun Kelly * Captured in Memphis Tennessee * Prohibition & great depression era The front page has a nice banner headline: "FLEEING FELONS FACE TRAP" with subheads. Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with photos of the escapees. (see) Three related photos are on the back  page. The top of the page 4 has a one column heading: "GUNMAN KELLY, CAUGHT, WILL BE RUSHED TO TRIAL" with subhead. (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... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:14

$98.00
196818

JOE AIELLO Sicilian Mafia Leader Al Scarface Capone Rival MURDER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996959130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, October 24, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE ENEMY SHOT TO DEATH" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:27

$68.00
196770

PAUL CASTELLANO Gambino Crime Family Mafia Boss ASSASSINATION 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373981521589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Dec. 17, 1985 * Paul Castellano assassination * American crime boss - "Big Paulie" * Head of the Gambino crime family Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "USA's top mobster slain" His murder was ordered by John Gotti, who took over as boss. Complete with all 4 sections (44 pages),very nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:35

$52.00
196768

Best GOODFELLAS Mafia Crime Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393991105896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 19, 1990 * Best "Goddfellas" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Martin Scorsese - crime - mobsters - mafia A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Goodfellas" 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 su... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:32

$98.00
196647

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976028125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES REFORM OF NATION'S DRY LAWS IN ACCEPTANCE SPEECH" with subheads. (see) Text of Hoover's acceptance address as well. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:22

$42.00
196604

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373971743746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 11, 1931 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone indictment ? * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 2 has a one column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "U.S. Grand Jury Quits; Is Unable To Indict Capone" with subhead and a small photo of Judge Wilkerson. Capone would be convicted of tax evasion the very next month. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2022 09:08

$62.00
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