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Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man IN CUSTODY 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548356760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "McGURN FACES KIDNAP QUIZ" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. 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 hea... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:58

$87.00
169524

Best JOHN DINGBAT OBERTA Chicago Mobster Gangster ASSASSINATION 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201360819

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1930 * John "Dingbat" Oberta assassination * Chicago gangster and beer baron * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY DINGBAT OBERTA, PAL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. He was one of the many Chicago politicians who turned to crime. 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 headli... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:54

$88.00
169396

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Taking Control of Chicago UNIONS Racket 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196973251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 20, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone seizing control of Chicago * Racketeering unions - best title to be had (rare) The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE SEIZING UNIONS IN DRIVE FOR CITY POWER" 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 Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:42

$67.00
169386

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber & Evelyn Frechette to Wed ? 1934 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196970131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 17, 1934 * re. bank robber John Dillinger * To wed girlfriend Evelyn Frechette ? * Eyewtiness account of shootout w/ police * About 2 months prior to his death The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Girl Tells Plan to Wed Outlaw". (see) Dillinger would be assassinated in Chicago about two months later. 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 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:37

$52.00
169385

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372541342967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 19, 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: "TRAPPED AS HE SETS BOMB" with subheads. Nice for display. Two 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! Wh... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:35

$56.00
169354

Best LOUIS "Two Gun" ALTERIE Gangster War Assassination 1935 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196344198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 19, 1935 * Louis 'Two Gun' Alterie death (1st report) * Chicago gangland war -gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "KILL ALTERIE IN LABOR FEUD" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following page with related photos and diagram. More 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! ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:49

$167.00
169323

Best FOX LAKE MASSACRE Chicago IL Gangsters Bugs Moran AL CAPONE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539737275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 2, 1930 * Fox Lake Massacre (1st report) * Chicago gangland gangster war * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. George 'Bugs' Moran ? * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "WAR OVER RURAL BEER; KILL 3" with subheads that include: "Machine Guns Rake Fox Lake Hotel" Nice for display. Related photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the Fox Lake, Illinois gangster raid which many consider to be a retaliation for the infamous St. Valentines' Day massacre. 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... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:39

$225.00
169311

Best EUGENE RED McLAUGHLIN Chicago Gangster Mobster Hit KILLED 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196122797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1930 * Eugene "Red" McLaughlin's last swim * Gangster - mobster - "Slaughter Week" The front page has a five column headline: "'Red' McLaughlin Found Murdered" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with 3 related photos. 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 1st section only with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional hold... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:30

$62.00
169308

Best JAKE LINGLE Chicago Tribune Reporter Al Capone Gangsters KILL1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539723150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1930 * Jake Lingle assassination (1st report) * Chicago Tribune reporter * Al 'Scarface Capone - Gangsters * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "OFFER $30,000 FOR ASSASSIN" with subheads that include: "GUNMAN SLAYS ALFRED LINGLE IN I. C. SUBWAY" Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2. 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 Grea... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:27

$188.00
169271

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster JAIL 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535651058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1932 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan jailed * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "DRUGGAN TAKEN TO U. S. CELL" with subheads and small related photo. Nice for display. Photo of Druggan covering face 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:11

$97.00
169214

Gangster JASMES BELCASTRO King of the Bombers CONVICTED 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534574338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 10, 1933 * James "Mad Bomber" Belcastro convicted * "King of the Bombers" - Pineapple Primary fame * Chicago Outfit gangster - best title to be had The front page has a five column heading: "Jury Convicts 'King of the Bomber'" with subheads. (see) Photo of Belcastro is on page 17. 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 1st section only with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality new... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:51

$56.00
169048

CHICAGO GANGLAND CRISIS Gangsters & Politicians in Crime Alliance 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527902218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, August 5, 1928 * Gangsters - gangland - underworld * Chicago crime & politics alliance The front page of this section 8 only has a nice banner headline: "CRIME-RIDDEN CHICAGO FIGHTS THE GANG; Vigilantes in the Role of a Crime Commission Are Making a Determined Effort to Break Up the Alliance Between Politics and the Criminal Element Whose Trade Is Murder, Corruption and Intimidation" with smaller subheads and 2 related illustrations. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis about 7 months prior to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eighteen pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:55

$44.00
168977

Best The Kidnapping of Little BILLY RANIERI Set Free in 1928 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187891500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 19, 1928 * Billy Ranieri set free by mafia * Chicago Kidnapping w/ photos * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "BOY SET FREE BY KIDNAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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 collection, these events are s... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:33

$52.00
168949

FLOYD HAMILTION Bonnie & Clyde Gang - Public Enemy # 1 CAPTURED 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187821776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1938 * Floyd Hamilton capture * Public enemy # 1 * Bonnie and Clyde fame The front page has a five column heading: "Outlaws Elude G-Men; Taken by Cops" with subheads. (see) Reporting continues on page 8 with related map. Nice photo of Hamilton is on the back page. First report coverage on the capture of the last of the Bonnie & Clyde gang, Floyd Hamilton. He was also public enemy # 1 at the time. 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 Great... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:20

$44.00
168947

Best JAMES "FUR" SAMMONS Chicago Gangland Gangster SENTENCING 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526172086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 25, 1930 * James "Fur" Sammons sentencing * Chicago gangland psychopath * Al 'Scarface' Capone madman The front page has a great banner headline: "PLAN LIFE TERM FOR 'ENEMY'" 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 of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamo... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:19

$72.00
168935

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187326021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 27, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster The front page has a one column heading: "Legs Diamond Wounded by Mystery Shot" (see) Photo of Diamond is on the back page. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, 4 small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:46

$42.00
168934

Best BUGS MORAN GANG Captured re. Jake Lingle Murder 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187325888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 1, 1930 * re. Jake Lingle's assassination * Chicago Tribune reporter * George "Bugs" Moran gang The front page has a great banner headline: "TRAP 15 IN LINGLE RAIDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two 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 collection, these events are sure to c... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:45

$56.00
168897

1928 AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Chicago Gangster MOB Unwanted in MIAMI FL in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187126547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1928 * Early Al Capone report * Not wanted in Miami, Florida This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "MIAMI BEACH SEEKS TO DRIVE OUT CAPONE", "He Refuses To Leave City". These reports mentioning Capone are uncommon prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Nice reporting near the beginning of the Chicago gangster wars. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 04, 2019 08:24

$48.00
168883

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster RAID 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392186454830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1930 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID DRUGGAN'S HOTEL SUITE" 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 of an ongoing collection, the... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2019 10:06

$78.00
168751

re. ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Probe in NYC - Capone vs. Moran 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182073909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1930 * re. St. Valentine's Day massacre * Investigation hits New York City The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "NEW YORK GANG BULLETS LINKED WITH MASSACRE" 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 Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding ho... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:26

$44.00
168748

ROCCO DeGRAZIA Al "Scarface" Capone Gangster Tax Evasion Sentence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182070009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1935 * Rocco DeGrazia sentenced * Al "Scarface" Capone gangster The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "GANGSTER GETS 18 MONTH TERM FOR TAX EVASION" with subhead and small photo of DeGrazia. (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 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Fou... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:21

$42.00
168729

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Shot 5 Times New York City NYC Irish GANGSTER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516853880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, October 13, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot 5 times * New York City Gangster The top of the front page has four column headline: "'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT DOWN IN NEW YORK HOTEL ROOM; REFUSES TO NAME GUNMAN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. source: wikipedia: Jack "Legs" Diamond (1897-December 18, 1931), aka Gentleman Jack, was a famous Irish-American gangster in New York City during the Prohibition era. A bootlegger and close associate of gambler Arnold Rothstein, Diamond survived a number of attempts on his life between 1919 and 1931, causing him to be known as the ... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:06

$47.00
168717

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Wine Returning Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516827771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1933 * Prohibition ending - beer & wine returning * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * Cullen-Harrison Act the front page has a one column heading: "Beer Sale to Start April 7 in Wet States" thus ending Prohibition. Related photo is on the back page. Nice to have from Chicago, the center of crime resulting from prohibition. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:48

$40.00
168715

Great AL BRADY GANG Bandits Goodland Indiana Bank Robbery ESCAPE 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516824813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1937 * Al Brady Gang escape * Goodland, Indiana * Bank robbery The front page has a great banner headline: "CIRCLE INDIANA KILLER GANG" with subhead. Nice for display. A few related photos on the back page including one of Al Brady. 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, these events are sure to capture t... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:43

$138.00
168646

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man Gunman Murder 1936 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515632520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "AUTO OF M'GURN, SOUGHT SINCE, IS FOUND" 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 Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutiona... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$52.00
168527

Best ROGER TOUHY Chicago Mob Boss Bootlegger GUILTY Factor Kidnap 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176357913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1934 * Roger 'The Terrible' Touhy guilty * Irish-American mob boss * Prohibition-era bootlegger * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "99 YEARS FOR THREE TOUHYS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. Banner headline and 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! Wheth... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:13

$77.00
168522

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Starts 3 Yrs. Prison 1932 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372507388311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 7, 1931 * Ralph Capone starts 3 year term * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The ftpg. has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GOES TO PRISON FOR TAX TERM" with subhead. (see) 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". Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In g... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:10

$62.00
168461

Best JOHN SCALISE Chicago Outfit Al Scarface Capone Hitman ARREST 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372503160638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 7, 1929 * John Scalise arrested (1st report) * Al Capone - Chicago Outfit hitmen * re. Saint Valentine's Day Massacre * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SCALISI, CAPONE BODYGUARD, HELD IN GANG KILLING" with subhead: "Identified as Massacre Slayer, Police Say" (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 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on v... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:43

$57.00
168412

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Trial Ends 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173751973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging trial ends The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND CASE GOES TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 14. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 07:03

$40.00
168247

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster TRIAL Begins 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495998626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1930 * George 'Bugs' Moran trial begins * Chicago Prohibition Gangster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MORAN'S CRIMES TOLD TO JURY S TRIAL BEGINS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the beginning of George 'Bugs' Moran's trial for vagrancy. Probably only found in a Chicago publication. Rare as such. Complete with all 38 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 December 08, 2018 15:45

$52.00
168240

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495991306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 21, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Iowa - Connecticut - New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a great banner headline: "IOWA VOTES FOR DRY REPEAL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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. Complete with all 34 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 December 08, 2018 15:39

$47.00
168192

WHITEY BULGER Winter Hill Gang Boston Crime Mob Boss CAPTURE 2011 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495098420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 2011 * James Whitey Bulger captured * Winter Hill Gang mob boss * Boston organized crime * Movie "Black Mass" fame The front page of section 2 has a one column heading: "CRIME BOSS HELD IN L.A." with subhead: "James 'Whitey' Bulger, sought in 19 slayings, fled arrest in Boston in 1994" and small photo. First report coverage continues inside section 2. Nice to have in this famous Los Angeles publication. Complete with all 6 sections, very nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:42

$47.00
167977

LEO VINCENT BROTHERS Jake Lingle Murder Trial GUILTY 1931 Chicago Trib Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163083572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1931 * Leo Vincent Brothers found guilty * Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle murder * Best title to be had - very rare as such * Exploited by Al 'Scarface' Capone ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIND LEO BROTHERS GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with a few related photos 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, ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:38

$77.00
167974

Best GEORGE "RED" BARKER Gangland War Gangster Murder 1932 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163080450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1932 * Gangster George "Red" Barker assassination * Chicago gangland wars during prohibition * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Machine Gunners Kill 'Red' Barker" 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 on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:36

$57.00
167795

Early & Rare AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Gangster War Chicago Gangland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479256098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1927 * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone report * Chicago gangland war gun arrest Page 4 has one column headings: "Capone In Chicago Arrested And Bailed" "Gang Chief Seized for Having Revolver After a Visit to the Pacific Coast". (see) Reports mentioning Capone this early are very rare, more than a year prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:44

$45.00
167129

Gangster AL Scarface CAPONE One 1 Year JAIL Weapons Charge 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134537462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, May 18, 1929 * Al Capone (Scarface) - Chicago Beer baron * 1 Year Jail term - avoids murder for hire The front page has a two column headline: "UNDERWORLD DECLARES CAPONE GANG LEADER, SOUGHT JAIL FOR SAFETY" with subheads that include: "Quaker City Gangsters Say Former Chicago Racketeer Was a Marked Man" and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light browning, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:39

$55.00
166981

Benjamin BUGSY SIEGEL Flamingo Club Gangster Mobster ASSASSINATION1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131428965

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Elmira, New York, June 22, 1947. * Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel assassination (1st report) * Flamingo Club, Las Vegas, Nevada The top of page 3 has a four column heading: "Coast Murder Laid to Battle Over Gambling Empire" (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Bugsy Siegel. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:59

$88.00
166897

CRESCENT CITY Florida School Bus & Train Tragedy & John Dillinger 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130203010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1933 * Crescent City, Florida * School bus & train disaster * John Dillinger gang member The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "10 CHILDREN KILLED AS TRAIN HITS BUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Crescent city, Florida school bus tragedy. The back page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER KILLS CHICAGO OFFICER" with subheads. First report coverage on John Hamilton, one of John Dillinger's gang members. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:44

$38.00
166677

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440924540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:22

$38.00
166228

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1933 * End of Prohibition - repeal * Alabama & Arkansas * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "REPEAL WINS IN ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS BY 3 TO 2; LARGE WET VOTE IN CITIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Alabama and Arkansas 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 36 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 i... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:32

$57.00
166060

DEAN O'BANION Chicago Gangster Mobster Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372405417916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1924 * re. Dion O'Banion assassination * Chicago mobster - bootlegger - racketeer * North Side Gang leader Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Church Rites Denied For Chicago Gunman" with subhead. (see) This is early for Chicago mob news prior to Al Capone becoming a nationally known figure. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:28

$40.00
165962

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Jake LaMotta BOXING World Title Fight 6th 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402356025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Feb. 15, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights * St. Valentine's Day Massacre Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Robinson regained the title. Nice to have in a Detroit newspaper (Robinson's birthplace). Complete in 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:51

$80.00
165957

5 THE GANGSTER ERA Mobsters Al 'Scarface' Capone John Dillinger 1934 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402352462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BELLINGHAM HERALD, Washington, May 3, 4, 9, 18, and 29, 1934 This is a 5 issue set from May of 1934 which provides a great swath of reporting covering this famous period of gangsters, robberies, and mob related events. The issues include reports (and images) mentioning Al Capone, John Dillinger, and John Hamilton (see). Each issue is complete, have minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:47

$68.00
165836

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1st report) * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al 'Scarface' Capone The top of the front page has a three line, two column headline announcing one of the more infamous events of the gangster era: "7 CHICAGO GANGSTERS SLAIN BY FIRING SQUAD OF RIVALS, SOME IN POLICE UNIFORMS". Subheads include: "Victims Lined Up In Row" "Hands Up, Faces to Wall of Garage Rendezvous, They Are Mowed Down" "All Took It For A Raid" "Four Machine Gun Executioners, Wearing Badges, Made Swift Escape in Automobile" "Moran's Staff Wiped Out" and more. The report carries over to page 2 offering much detail of the event. This is one of the most infamous... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$655.00
165390

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380319760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 August 23, 2018 15:35

$42.00
165209

George MACHINE GUN KELLY Prohibition Era Gangster Captured 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372057630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Sept. 27, 1933. * George Machine Gun Kelly * Captured in Memphis Tennessee The front page has a two column heading: "'Machine Gun' Kelly, Wife Deny Guilt in Hearing Held Under Strong Guard" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the capture of George 'Machine Gun' Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:51

$44.00
165207

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084802332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder 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, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:48

$48.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
164947

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358967298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 18 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SPOTTER SAYS SHE GOT $5,000" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning with some margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:38

$39.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
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