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George BABY FACE NELSON Bank Robber Battle of Barrington KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076103266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, Nov. 28, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois One column headlines on the front page report the death of one of the more notorious outlaws of the gangster era, with: "'BABY FACE' DEAD; KILLS FEDERALS IN HIGHWAY BATTLE" "Samuel Cowley and Herman Hollis Who Put Dillinger Away Are the Victims" "NELSON AVENGES PAL" "Gangsters After Running Fight Escape in Car of Agents--One Wounded" with the report taking a total of about one full column which continues on page 3. Complete in 28 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:22

$115.00
154413

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967993957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot (killed) * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2018 08:29

$38.00
163460

GEORGE FISHER BAKER New York Financier DEATH Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033134291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1931 * George Fisher Baker death * American Financier & philanthropist * First National Bank of New York City The front page has a two column headline: "GEORGE F. BAKER, 91, DIES SUDDENLY OF PNEUMONIA; DEAN OF BANKERS" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Page 23 has a one column heading: "'BRING IN CAPONE,' IS CERMAK ORDER" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:40

$38.00
163456

WILLIAM 'RED' HILL, SR. Niagara River Rapids Barrel Daredevil 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372293414886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1931 * William 'Red" Hill, Sr. * Niagara Falls & River daredevil * Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Red' Hill Shoots Niagara Rapids in Barrel; Saved by Son When Nearly Lost in Whirlpool" (see) Page 5 has a one column heading: "DIAMOND IS TAKEN TO CATSKILL JAIL" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Red Hill's second trip through the Niagara rapids came on May 30, 1931, this time choosing a steel barrel. There were air holes on each side, which were plugged with cork and could be removed. The contraptio... See More  

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:32

$39.00
163236

CHARLES BIRGER Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger EXECUTION 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024445833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1928 * Gangster Charles Birger hanging - execution * Prohibition era bootlegger - charged w/ murder Page 25 has a smaller one column heading: "Last Illinois Hanging Sends Birger To Doom" with subhead. (see) First report coverage the execution of Charles Birger for the murder of Mayor Joseph Adams. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the ... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:25

$45.00
163212

Bank Robber JOHN DILLINGER Warsaw Indiana Police Station Raid 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282723164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1934 * John Dillinger gang raids police station * Warsaw, Indiana * Post famous escape from jail (wooden gun) The back page has one column headlines that include: "DILLINGER RAIDS A POLICE STATION" "With Youth He Forces Warsaw, Ind., Patrolman to Take Him to Arsenal" "Killer Fails To Shoot" and more with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:26

$78.00
163209

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023656671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, 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. Much more on page 13 including a banner headline and loads of text. (see) First report coverage on the United States Senate approving 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 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen co... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:22

$92.00
163008

"DAPPER" DANNY HOGAN St. Paul MN Minnesota Irish Mobster KILLED 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277089975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1928 * "Dapper" Danny Hogan assassination * St. Paul, Minnesota Irish mobster * Wineville Chicken Coop murders * Gordon Stewart Northcott pleads not guilty Page 3 has a one column heading: "Bomb In Auto Kills Underworld Ruler" with subhead. (see) Page 9 has a one column heading: "NORTHCOTT ENTERS PLEA OF NOT GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:49

$42.00
162249

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster ARRESTED 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001566156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 12, 1932 * George 'Bugs' Moran arrested * Chicago Prohibition Gangster The front page has a one column heading: "'Bugs' Moran Held For Quiz In Gang Slaying" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete with all12 pages, generally nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:31

$33.00
161749

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt Trial & Beer Baron Business Profits 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991079325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial decision (day of) * Beer baron makes fortune in illegal alcohol Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AFFIDAVIT UNDER FIRE IN TRIAL" with subheads. (see) He would be found guilty on this day and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Also on the same page is a two column heading: "Capone Declared to Get $2,000,000 a Week From 25,000,000-Pint Chicago Beer Business" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, al... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:07

$42.00
161748

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235697032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:06

$44.00
161645

ARAB-ISRAELI WAR ENDS Jews Arabs & Gangster Mickey Cohen Shot 1949 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234127464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1949 * Gangster Mickey Cohen shot * Arab-Israeli War officially ends * Signing with Syria (final agreement) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ISRAEL AND SYRIA SIGN AN ARMISTICE; FORCES TO RETIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 18 with related map. Page 32 has a one column heading: "'Decoy' Bookie Shot In Ambush On Coast" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:40

$38.00
161029

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns to St. Louis MO 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214618614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends in St. Louis * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has a two column headline: "CAPITAL STUDIES REPEAL; PRESIDENT REMAINS MUM" with subheads. (see) Page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "ST. LOUIS HAILS BEER AS TRADE REVIVIFIER" with subheads & related photo. (see) This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete section 4 only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:16

$34.00
160995

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372212112351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page has a one column heading: "$10,000,000 REVENUE FROM BEER IN A DAY" with subheads. (see) The Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation was put into law just 2 days earlier. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends March 04, 2018 15:40

$40.00
160803

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969815402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 February 25, 2018 15:24

$38.00
160581

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199412124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 1, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago IL * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER HUNT NOW IN CHICAGO" with subhead and photo of Dillinger as a young boy. (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:06

$46.00
160553

GROVER WHALEN New York City Police Commissioner PROHIBITION ERA 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391964771395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 23, 1928 * Grover Whalen - New York City guru * Becomes NYPD Police Commissioner * Prohibition - gangster era The front page of this section has a banner headline: "THE HUGE TASK OF POLICING THE CITY; The New Commissioner Takes Hold of the Complex Organization at Headquarters and Grapples With the Problem of the Gangster, Who Has Made the Work of Protecting New York More Difficult" with four related photos including one of Whalen. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:43

$32.00
160368

DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster Mobster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191715556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1928 * Diamond Joe Esposito assassination * Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster Page 19 has a one column heading: "FIND ALIBIS FALSE IN CHICAGO KILLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss. 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:42

$40.00
160147

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Gangster Indicted For Tax Evasion MAFIA 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391952245050

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL Pennsylvania, June 6, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion indictment * 1st report - the beginning of the end The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Posts Bond in Income Tax Contest" with subhead: "Chicago Gangster Surrenders on Federal Warrant as Government Seeks Tax" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:45

$56.00
160146

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER GANG Flint MI Michigan Bank ROBBERY $$$ 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178264571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Pennsylvania, May 18, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Flint Michigan MI bank robbery The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Linked To Bank Holdup" with subhead: "Three Robbers Get $25,000 in Flint, Mich., Crime". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:43

$52.00
159870

GERALD CHAPMAN Prohibition Era Gangster CONVICTED Death Sentence 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167520649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1925 * Gerald Chapman convicted - death sentence * Count of Gramercy Park - gentleman bandit * Prohibition era outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN CONVICTED, SENTENCED TO DEATH; HIS NERVE UNBROKEN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:53

$42.00
159822

BABE RUTH New York Yankees "The Bellyache Heard Round the World" 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945536140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1925 * Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery ? * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of page 10 has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Resting Well After Operation; Will Be Out of Game Two More Weeks" (see) Coverage on the famous surgery for reasons not officially known at the start of the 1925 baseball season. Nice to have in this title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, light toning, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: During spring training in 1925, Ruth fell ill, and returned to New York for what was reported as stomach surgery. Ruth's ailment was dubbed "the bellyache heard r... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:17

$42.00
159377

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Gangster War Murder Attempt w/ Tommy Guns 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936499525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1926 * Mob boss Al Capone assassination attempt * Tommy machine gun drive by * Chicago Gangster Wars Page 15 has a small and somewhat discrete one column headings: "2 SHOT IN 'SCARFACE'S' INN" "Hit as Machine Guns in Autos Spatter Cicero (ill.) Hotel" First report coverage on the assassination attempt on Al 'Scarface' Capone by enemy gangsters, probably lead by Hymie Weiss who would be murdered a few weeks later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the 1926 Miami hurricane. Complete with all 60 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:00

$42.00
159189

1st Ever ARMORED TRUCK Holdup Robbery FLATHEADS GANG Genovese 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928726708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1927 * 1st Armored Truck Robbery in U.S. * Flatheads gang The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BANDITS DYNAMITE ARMORED PAY CAR AND TAKE $104,250" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Flatheads, also known as Flatheads Family or The Flathead Gang, is a criminal organization currently operating in four cities: New York City, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Detroit presumably as part of the Genovese crime family. The Flatheads fi... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:52

$42.00
158930

JOHN SCALISE Al 'Scarface' Capone Hitman Chicago Outfit MURDER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131366178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1929 * John Scalise assassination * Al Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit Page 28 has one column headings: "Chicago Police Divide On Cause Of 3 Killings" "Rich Liquor and Vice Profits Believed Responsible by One Side--Stege Sticks to Gang War View" First report coverage on the assassination of three members of the Chicago Outfit including hitman John Scalise. wikipedia notes: In the early morning hours of May 8, 1929, the bodies of John Scalise, Albert Anselmi, and Joseph Giunta were discovered on a lonely road near Hammond, Indiana. All three had been severely beaten and shot to death. One of Scalise’s gunshot wounds had torn off the pinky finger of his lef... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158788

CHICAGO GANGLAND Public Enemies Gangsters Al Capone DEFEATED 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129601073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1931 * Chicago gangsters defeated * Al 'Scarface' Capone & more * Gangland - public enemies Page 5 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANGSTERS DECLARED BEATEN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:34

$38.00
158703

WILLIS-CAMPBELL ACT Prohibition Anti Beer Alcohol SIGNED into Law 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918904982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1921 * Willis-Campbell Act signed into law * Prohibition - anti alcohol - beer Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "President Signs Anti-Beer Measure; Doctors Lose Right to Prescribe Beer" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: The Willis–Campbell Act of 1921 prohibited doctors from prescribing beer or liquor as a “drug” to treat ailments. The Act kept in force all anti-liquor tax laws that had been in place prior to the passage of the Volstead Act in 1919, giving authorities the right... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:57

$40.00
157884

Gangster AL CAPONE Scarface ENTERS JAIL for Yr. on Weapons Charge 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904107259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1929 * Al "Scarface" Capone * Chicago Beer baron * Enters Jail for 1 year * Avoids murder for hire The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE ENTERS JAIL TO SERVE ONE YEAR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, la little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:06

$62.00
157847

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100121966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1919 * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NATION VOTED DRY; 38 STATES ADOPT THE AMENDMENT" with subheadS. (see) First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, even toning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:23

$67.00
157688

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899256330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 19 1917 * America prohibition adopted * House approves with vote The front page has a one column heading: "PROHIBITION ISSUE NOW UP TO STATES" with subhead. (see) This is coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:17

$52.00
156926

Vincent MAD DOG COLL Gangster Mobster Hitman CAPTURED 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881697516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1931 * Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll gang captured * American mobster hitman * Dutch Shultz mob war The front page has a two column headline: "COLL SEIZED WITH HIS GANG; IDENTIFIED AS BABY KILLER; 6 TAKEN IN BATTLE UPSATE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the capture of New York mobster Mad Dog Coll. Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:16

$37.00
156790

Best THE GODFATHER PART III Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063611168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 25, 1990 * Best "The Godfather Part III" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Francis Ford Coppola - Al Pacino A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Godfather Part III" 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... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 12:15

$92.00
156784

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063600344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 col... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 12:04

$92.00
156587

OL' RIP THE HORNED TOAD Eastland TX Texas Courthouse Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875036190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1929 * Ol' Rip the Horned Toad death - lizard * Eastland, Texas Courthouse - entombed animal * Chicago gangland wars - gangsters - underworld The front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Toad That Set Scientists By the Ears Dies in Texas" (see) Page 16 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANG WARS KILL 125 IN 9 YEARS" with subheads. (see) This was less than a month away from the infamous St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 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 remai... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2017 13:48

$45.00
155175

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Temperance 1886 Camden New Jersey NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828340570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886 * Rare title Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before. Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 27, 2017 11:09

$36.00
155163

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial w/ Transcripts & Baseball 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996249994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Tax evasion trial w/ transcripts * World Series of baseball Page 4 has a one column heading: "LAVISH CAPONE LIFE AND $5 TIPS BARED" with subheads. (see) Includes trial transcripts from the day before. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 15:20

$37.00
154472

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968903049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The front page has one column heads reporting on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre, including: "CHICAGO MOBILIZES POLICE FOR DRY WAR", "Chief, Linking Liquor With the Killing of Seven, Orders Men to 'Get the Murderers'", "Charge Against Police Is Also Sifted, but Moran, Leader of Gang, Cannot Fix Blame" and more (see). Some additional reporting on page 24. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:30

$59.00
154406

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster KILLED 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967984190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot & killed * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS DIES, SILENT ON SLAYERS; POLICE MYSTIFIED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:20

$40.00
153386

BRUNO HAUPTMANN DEATH SENTENCE Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371913773585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE - EXTRA, Indiana, Feb. 14, 1935 * Bruno Hauptmann death sentence * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The banner headline announces: "HAUPTMANN SENTENCED TO DIE" and subhead: Execution Set For Mar. 18; Appeal First" plus more. The ftpg. also features a photo of: "Hauptmann", the baby kidnapped & murdered, and photos of the: "Members of the Jury That Fixed Hauptmann's Punishment at Death in Electric Chair". Presumed complete in 8 pages, generally good condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:26

$48.00
153273

STUDY CLUB FIRE Prohibition Era Nightclub Cabaret Detroit Michigan1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742610444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1929 * The Study club fire * Detroit, Michigan disaster * Illegal prohibition era nightclub The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE, 47 INJURED IN FIRE AND PANIC IN DETROIT CABARET" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the prohibition era Detroit, Michigan nightclub fire disaster shortly before the great stock market crash of 1929. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:15

$40.00
153228

WALTER LIGGETT Journalist Minneapolis MN Assassination KID CANN ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906257115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, 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 ver... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:35

$34.00
153162

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371904443119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:16

$34.00
153120

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900932723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934 * John Dillinger hunted in the Midwest * Post Crown Point, Indiana jail escape The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SOUGHT IN CHICAGO FLATS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the hunt for John Dillinger shortly after his famous escape from Crown Point, Indiana jail. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscri... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:30

$33.00
151770

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Assassination Hunt for the Killers 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692860799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1935. * Dutch Schultz assassination * Jewish-American mobster * Hunt for the killers in NYC The top of the front page has one column heading: "STEIN FOUND DEAD AS POLICE HUNT HIM IN SCHULTZ MURDER" and more. (see) More on page 33, lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:18

$33.00
151759

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Re-Arrested & Jailed 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692837649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer jailed * Jewish-American gangster - beer baron The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED; BAIL SET AT $75,000" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were th... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 14:50

$33.00
151607

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE & Gang Bootlegged Barrels of Beer Taxes Owed 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687680147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone and crime syndicate * Taxes on barrels of beer bootlegged The front page has a one column heading: "$120,000 TAX LEVIED ON CAPONE AND GANG" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the attempt of the government to collect tax money on barrels of beer that was bootlegged when Capone was in power. He was currently in jail for income tax evasion. Other news, sports 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, l... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:52

$33.00
151594

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Beer Baron as LIBRARIAN of Alcatraz 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371848657584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 14, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * "Librarian of Alcatraz ?" The front page has a interesting and somewhat bizarre article with a one column heading: "Capone Is Made the Librarian of Alcatraz Prison" See image for the text on a report that I cannot find any reference to on the internet that suggests Capone took this position at the time. Was it a bogus report ? Strange to think one of the most ruthless gangsters of all time would be a librarian, even if it was in prison. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:51

$54.00
151424

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Alcatraz Prison The Rock INSANITY Insane 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371843349151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1938 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Al Capone Is Reported in Mental Collapse; Seen by Psychiatrist in Alcatraz Hospital" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, even toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:24

$49.00
151288

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838874102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann Picked Out * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CONDON NAMES HAUPTMANN AS 'JOHN' WHO GOT RANSOM; PARRIES DEFENSE'S ATTACK" with subheads that include: "Points To Suspect Thrice" "Says Prisoner Asked Him, 'Would I Burn if Baby Was Dead?'" and more. (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, small address stamp at top right corner, generally nice.... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:52

$36.00
151282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838855518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1934 * John Dillinger capture * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makley The top of page 3 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, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:42

$40.00
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