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184050

SAMUEL INSULL American Business Magnate ARRESTED Stock Fraud $$$ 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392926054021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1933 * Samuel Insull arrested in Greece * America electrical infrastructure The top of the front page has a one column heading: "INSULL DETAINED AS ATHENS STUDIES EXTRADITION MOVE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on American business magnate, Samuel Insull, arrest in Greece on mail fraud and antitrust charges. 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, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:18

$38.00
184038

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925785240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776  * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British service (now a prisoner in an... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:58

$610.00
184037

CHARLES CARROLL Last Declaration of Independence Signer DEATH 1832 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925785023

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832  * Charles Carroll death * Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor) * From our nation's capital The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death. Also at the top of the ftpg. is a black-bordered item: "Died" being Hon. Philip Doddridge, a Representative from Virginia. Page 3 has another black-bordered item on: "The Funeral of the Hon. Philip Doddridge". Great to have this content in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:57

$56.00
184035

Nice GERMANY SURRENDERS Nazis Quit V-E Day 1945 World War II WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925784566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, May 7, 1945  * Germany Surrenders * V-E day - Nazis quit The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "WAR IS OVER; NAZI SURRENDER" with subheads. Nice for display. Sixteen pages, light foxing to top half, minor central fold and margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:56

$72.00
184034

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925784037

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

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:56

$52.00
184033

CLEVELAND CLINIC Ohio Crile X-Ray Room FIRE Disaster 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373181975656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1929 * Cleveland Clinic Fire * X-ray room disaster The top of the front page has a five column headline: "POISON GAS KILLS 100 IN CLEVELAND CLINIC; EXPLOSIONS SPREAD FUMES, FIRE FOLLOWING; PATIENTS, NURSES, DOCTORS DIE IN FLIGHT" with subheads, list of the dead & injured and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 more photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, rag edition, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:54

$57.00
184032

JERUSALEM RIOTS Jewish Jews vs. Arabs Muslims HAGANAH Zion Square 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925779294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 3, 1947 * Jerusalem riots * Arabs - Muslims The front page has a nice banner headline: "JEWISH ARMY TAKES FIELD" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1947 Jerusalem riots. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:48

$42.00
184031

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373181966366

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Aug. 11, 1757, July 3 1762, Sept. 25, 1766, April 4, 1767, & May 21, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with minor damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:48

$57.00
184030

THE GREAT BRINK'S ROBBERY (1 Million) Boston Crime of the Century 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925778452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1950  * Great Brinks Robbery (Boston, MA)  * 1st report of the "Crime of the Century" * Over 2 Million $$$$ stolen The front page has a two column heading: "$1,000,000 in Cash Seized By 7 Masked Men in Boston" (see images). Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Note: While the headline states $1 million in cash was stolen, the actual take including everything was over 2 million dollars, making it the largest robbery to-date within the United States and earning the title, "The Crime of the Century!" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 54 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.  

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:47

$117.00
184029

EUGENE ZIMMERMAN "ZIM" Horseheads New York NY Cartoonist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923143089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1935 * Eugene Zimmerman "Zim" death * Swiss-American cartoonist * Horseheads, New York * Teal Park bandstand The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "ZIMMERMAN DEAD; NOTED CARTOONIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Eugene Zimmerman. 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 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 & ... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:42

$39.00
184028

STONE MOUNTAIN Confederate Memorial Carving Robert E. Lee UNVEIL 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176763455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1928 * Stone Mountain, Georgia * Confederate Memorial unveiling * General Robert E. Lee carving The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WALKER ACCEPTS MOUNTAIN STATUE OF LEE FOR NATION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the unveiling of the Confederate Memorial carving at Stone Mountain in Georgia. Lengthy report continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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 & ins... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:42

$72.00
184027

General DOUGLAS MacARTHUR Enters TOKYO Japan World War II Ending 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176761731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1945 * Douglas MacArthur enters Tokyo Japan * Post surrender signing on USS Missouri The top of the front page has a four column headline: "M'ARTHUR SETS UP POWER IN TOKYO; SEES FLAG RAISED OVER U.S. EMBASSY; FOE THREATENED TO KILL WAINWRIGHT" with subheads. (see) Nice in this famous NYC publication. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:41

$47.00
184026

PHAR LAP Australian Racehorse Wins at AGUA CALIENTE HANDICAP 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176759227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass, March 21, 1932. * Phar Lap wins at the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing record broken Near the bottom of page 8 is a very brief and discrete report under: "Week-End Sport Briefs" & "General" (see) Unfortunate for the small article here but it's still a first report as such. Complete with 12 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st columns, generally very nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:41

$38.00
184025

SS VIKING Sealing Ship Sealer Horse Islands EXPLOSION Disaster 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923141818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1931 * SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster * Film producer Varick Frissell The top of the front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, SCORES HURT, AS SHIP BLOWS UP; MOVIE MEN ON SEALER AMONG MISSING; SIXTY REACH ISLAND OFF NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads and photo of Varick Frissell. (see) First report coverage on the SS Viking disaster near Horse Islands off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Lengthy text continues inside with more related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality news... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:40

$40.00
184023

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923138832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 5, 1864  * Very rare Civil War title  * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of high treason against the C... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:39

$188.00
184022

Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR'S 1ST INAUGURATION Photos 1933 NY Times Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923137758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, March 12, 1933 * Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st inauguration The front page of this photo section has six related photographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st inauguration in Washington D.C.. (see) A few more on the following pages. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:38

$44.00
184021

PHAR LAP Arrives in U.S. Tommy Woodcock Agua Caliente Handicap 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923137183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1932 * Phar Lap arrives in the U.S. * To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken Page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Phar Lap Takes Trial Walk On Tanforan Track" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: For his final race in 1932, Phar Lap's owner shipped him by boat to a racetrack near Tijuana, Mexico, to compete in the Agua Caliente Handicap, which was offering the largest purse ever raced for in North America. Phar Lap won in track-record time while carrying 129 poun... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:37

$46.00
184020

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176749572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:37

$111.00
184019

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING Captures 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176734429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (freed) * Suspects captured - Harmon Metz Waley The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COUPLE CAUGHT IN UTAH CONFESS THEY KIDNAPPED THE WEYERHAEUSER BOY" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. First report coverage on the capture of George Weyerhaeuser's kidnappers, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:29

$40.00
184018

Nice ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176733618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer (poison) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Mumbling Prayer, Mrs. Hahn Dies in Ohio Electric Chair" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 10 with photo of Hahn. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:29

$56.00
184017

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923126027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertise... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:28

$52.00
184016

SEABISCUIT Brooklyn Invitational Stakes Win HORSE RACING w/ Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176729660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1937 * Seabiscuit wins Brooklyn Handicap * Aqueduct Racetrack, Queens, New York * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Artist - sculptor - mental patient * Veronica Gedeon - Easter murders The top of page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "SEA BISCUIT WINS AQUEDUCT STAKE IN PHOTO FINISH" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Brooklyn Handicap at the Aqueduct Racetrack. Complete with 70+  pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:27

$57.00
184015

SCYTHIANS Pazyryk Burials Siberia Russia Sergei Rudenko Discovery 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923125145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 12, 1947 * Scythians - Pazyryk burials discovery - Siberia * Russian archaeologist Sergei Rudenko The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Icy Tomb Keeps Bodies 2,000 Years" and more (see) Complete with all 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$40.00
184014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176726024

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

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$38.00
184013

IWO JIMA Japan U.S. 5th Marines Division BEACH Landing Begin 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923124209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1945 * U.S. Marines landing * Battle of Iwo Jima begins * World War II original - WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "MARINES INVADE IWO ISLAND" with subhead and related map. Nice for display. Early 1st report coverage on the initial landing by U.S. marines on Iwo Jima. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: At 02:00 on February 19, battleship guns signaled the commencement of the invasion of Iwo Jima. American naval craft used nearly everything available in their arsenal to shell the island, from the main guns to the antiaircraft flak cannons to the newly developed rockets. Soon thereafter, 100 bombers attacked ... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$62.00
184012

BOBBY THOMSON "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Home Run Pennant Win 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176719865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1951 * Bobby Thomson home run (1st report) * New York Giants - MLB baseball * "Shot Heard 'Round the World" The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Giants Top Dodgers and Win Flag on Thomson's Homer, 5-4; World Series to Open Today" with subheads and related photo. More in the sport's section. First report coverage on the famous walk off home run by Bobby Thomson in the bottom of the ninth inning at the Polo Grounds to win the NL Pennant for the New York Giants. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the right margin, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$92.00
184011

TEHRAN CONFERENCE in Iran World War II FDR Churchill & Stalin 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176719247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 5, 1943  * Tehran Conference in Iran  * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill - Joseph Stalin  The front page has a nice banner headline: "'BIG 3' AGREE ON ALL-OUT BLOW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Tehran Conference meeting between the big three powers in Iran. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$62.00
184010

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT Anti Ku Klux Klan KKK Law Case Upheld 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923122620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov, 20, 1928 * United States Supreme Court * Anti Ku Klux Klan law - KKK The front page has a one column heading: "HIGH COURT UPHOLDS NEW YORK KLAN LAW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the New York anti-klan law. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 64 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$42.00
184009

Pre-Bombing of PEARL HARBOR Japanese Hawaii Attack Imminent? 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176718188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 1, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Just a few days away - imminent * Cordell Hull - Secretary of State   The front page has a banner headline: "JAPANESE AGAIN SEE HULL AS REDS REPORT NAZI ROUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 28 pages, light toning a little wear along the margins, more so along the spine with a few tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:21

$42.00
184008

PHAR LAP WINS Thoroughbred Horse Racing Caulfield Futurity Stakes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176717613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 22, 1931 * Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse * Wins Futurity Stakes (MRC) - Australia Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Phar Lap Wins Claulfield Stakes in Sydney, Bringing Total Turf Earnings to $250,000" (see) Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:21

$40.00
177841

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 18) has a article headed: "Description of Notre Dame Stadium" with subhead: "New Football Plant, Rectangular in Shape, Will Seat 60,000; Has Military Appearance...." Notre Dame would play their very 1st game here on this day. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2020 08:43

$52.00
183964

BALLOONING FLIGHT Stratosphere Altitude Record Auguste Piccard 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170165320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1932 * Ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Max Cosyns * Altitude record broken (53,153 ft.) The front page has a one column heading: "PICCARD ENDS FLIGHT TO RECORD ALTITUDE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of the record breaking balloon flight continues on page 2 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 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 t... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:08

$45.00
183963

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Electric Chair EXECUTION 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921053915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 25, 1989 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State Prison electric chair execution The front page has a two column heading: "Bundy Is Electrocuted as Crowd of 500 Cheers" with photo of Bundy. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 12 with another related photo. Complete with all 92 pages, great condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:07

$98.00
183962

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170160472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1938.   * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The front page has a one column heading: "CORRIGAN PRAISED BY IRISH PREMIER" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 12 with related photo. A printing flaw within the photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:05

$38.00
183961

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship vs. L.A. Rams 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170159721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Dec. 19, 1949  * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams * NFL football championship title game Page 8 has a one column heading: "Eagles Remain NFL Champions, Whip Rams, 14-0" Nice coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Rams. Complete in 20 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:05

$42.00
183960

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921051894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, tabloid size, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:04

$45.00
183958

PANCHO VILLA EXPEDITION Mexican Revolution U.S. Army Operation 1916 SD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170153390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 13, 1916 * Pancho Villa Expedition - Mexico Revolution * Post attack on Columbus, New Mexico * United States Army operation The front page has a six column headline: "VILLA IS REPORTED HIDING IN MOUNTAINS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:02

$45.00
183957

OATH OF ALLEGIANCE Anglo-Irish Treaty IRELAND to End ? De Valera 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170144566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1932  * Oath of Allegiance (Ireland) to end ? * re. the Anglo-Irish Treaty The top of the front page has headlines concerning the end of the 'Royal Oath', with: "De Valera Notifies Britain Irish Will End Royal Oath; Conflict May Go To Court" with related subheads as well (see). Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:01

$48.00
183956

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Women's Suffrage Trial for Illegal Woman VOTING 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 18, 1873  * United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial * Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election Page 7 has first report coverage on the trial of Susan B. Anthony for illegal voting under the headings: "Woman's Rights" "Trial of Susan B. Anthony at Canandaigua, N.Y.--Does the Fact of a Voter Being a Woman Constitute a Crime ?..." See images for text here. This trial lasted just one day and Anthony would be found guilty on this day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:00

$88.00
183955

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143722

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

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:00

$45.00
183954

SS CITY OF BENARES World War II Evacuee Ship w/ Children Sinking 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 23, 1940 * SS City of Benares attack & sinking * World War II evacuee ship (children) * German submarine U-48 (1939) - U-boat The front page has a banner headline: "293 LOST ON TORPEDOED SHIP" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: SS City of Benares was a steam passenger ship built for Ellerman Lines by Barclay, Curle & Co of Glasgow in 1936. During the Second World War the City of Benares was used as an evacuee ship to evacuate 90 children from Britain to Canada. The ship was torpedoed in September of 1940 by the ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$52.00
183953

DEEP SOUTH TORNADO OUTBREAK Alabama Hit Hardest Many Fatalities 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 22, 1932 * Deep South tornado outbreak (1st report) * Tuscaloosa, Alabama & more The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Tornado Death List Mounts To 214 in Five Southern States; Property Loss Huge" with subheads. (see) Complete with 12 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$42.00
183952

GEORGETOWN Sussex County DELAWARE Negro Rapist Execution Hanging 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1873 * Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware * Negro Joe Burton hanging - execution The top of page 8 has one column headings: "A NEGRO EXECUTION" "Much Ado About a Savage Murderer" "The Wages Of Sin" "Under The Gallows" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$34.00
183951

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921043421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:52

$39.00
183950

Best INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Car Race Jim Rathmann WINS 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921042975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES, May 30, 1960  * Indianapolis 500 auto race  * Jim Rathmann wins (1st report) * Best title to be has ? rare as such No better newspaper to report the Indianapolis 500 than this one. The bold banner headline announces: "JIM RATHMANN WINS" as well as: "2 Die, 33 Hurt As Stand Falls" with a photos of the tragedy, as well as the winner driver Jim Rathmann. Regarded as the greatest two-man due in Indianapolis 500 history, the 1960 race saw a then-record 29 lead changes. Rathmann and Rodger Ward battled out nearly the entire second half. Rathmann's margin of victory of 12.75 seconds was the second-closest finish in Indy history at the time. Many related photos within. The complete first two secti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:52

$88.00
183949

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921042042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of related news and photos inside as w... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:51

$240.00
183948

Rare MILLVILLE Old Wild West Shasta County Northern California 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SHASTA COUNTRY RECORD, Millville, California, Dec. 13, 1879  * Rare Old West publication A quite rare title from this small town in the far north of California. Various news of the day both local & regional, with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor tears at margins, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$55.00
183947

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out". This is a same-day report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson which includes a round-by-round account of the battle. Uncommon for such a nice & dramatic banner headline. Most of the back page is taken up with a huge photo of the: "...Ten Thousand Fight fans In Front of the Post Building." The complete 8 page issue, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$128.00
183946

Best EMPRESS ELISABETH OF AUSTRIA Queen of Hungary Assassination 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170136275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAGBLATT, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 10, 1898  * Empress Elisabeth of Austria assassination A quite rare broadside "Extra" distributed "Gratis" reporting the murder of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. The front page banner notice translates: "Our Empress - Murdered!" "Assassin An Italian Anarchist In Geneva". A bit more text as well. Great to have this account from the city where it happened. As a broadside, the reverse is blank. The broadside is glued to card stock as otherwise the fragile issue would be in pieces. There are numerous breaks with some flaking, and a tear in the card stock which has been mended from the reverse side.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:49

$135.00
183943

WALLIS SIMPSON Asks Ernest Aldrich for DIVORCE - King Edward VIII 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392919835326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1936   * Wallis Simpson , Duchess of Windsor * Asks Ernest Aldrich Simpson for divorce * Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mrs. Simpson Asks Divorce; King's Friend in New Home" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with two photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2020 14:06

$45.00
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