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139292

Rare 18th Century CONCORD NH Merrimack County New Hampshire 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343678478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, August 31, 1790 On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the business of the House of Representatives. Page 3 has an extract of a letter from New York that begins: "The...government, by this time, I should think, might be convinced of the folly and absurdity of Indian treaties...". A volume I issue (number 34) of this early title from New Hampshire. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:44

$65.00
139283

Rare Hotel del CORONADO San Diego County California 1892 Newspaper w/ BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343672212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 * Uncommon title * Hotel del Coronado fame A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing the Capitol." An 8 page issue with an interesting variety of news and many advertisements. But the most intriguing part of this issue is the little broadside "Mercury Leaflet" which is tucked inside, being a small sheet measuring 3 1/4 by 8 5/8 in, printed on one side only, and in excellent condition (see). Also with... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:31

$85.00
139225

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Ejected But Game STREAK Continues 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509227406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1933 * New York Yankees * Lou Gehrig avoids suspension * Consecutive game streak continues The sport's section (page 24) has one column headings that include: "Yanks Lose" "RED SOX TRIUMPH OVER YANKEES, 13-5" "New York Suffers Third Setback in Boston After Five-Run Drive in Seventh" and more. Within the report it mentions that manager Joe McCarthy and Yankee star Lou Gehrig were both ejected from the game for poor conduct. (see) Joe McCarthy would be suspended for 3 games and fortunately for Gehrig, he would not, so his consecutive game streak would continue. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:06

$37.00
139221

ROCKET Airplane Explodes REINHOLD TILING Rocketeer Pioneer Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342968008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1933 * Reinhold Tiling explosion (death) * German rockets pioneer Page 17 has one column headings: "ROCKET BLAST HURTS THREE IN GERMANY" "Tiling, Builder of the Device, IS Among the Injured and His Laboratory Is Wrecked" First report coverage on the rocket explosion which led to the death of Reinhold Tiling. 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 the... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:58

$37.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
139176

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & Naval 1795 America's Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342199832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 19, 1795 At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a report headed: "Important Naval Action" concerning the schooner Martha and 14 English ships (see). This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, period writing in the upper left corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:50

$44.00
139141

UA FLIGHT 624 Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania Airplane Crash Disaster 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506185074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1948 * United Airlines Flight 624 disaster * Douglas DC-6 airliner airplane crash * Mount Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania The front page has a four column headline: "CRASH OF DC-6 KILLS ALL 43 ON BOARD IN PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY LANDING; CRAFT HITS 60,000-VOLT POWER LINE" with subheads and photo of the crash site. (see) Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. Loads of text. Too much to photograph here. First report coverage on the United Airlines Flight 624 disaster near Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pa... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:36

$46.00
139128

RED GRANGE Illinois Illini Running Back Sport's Biography PHOTO 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506174937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, sport's section only, November 8, 1925 * Red Grange - Galloping Ghost * Illinois Fighting Illini - College football The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "GRANGE STOPPED, BUT ILLINI TRIM MAROONS 13 TO 6" with subheads and lineups. Better yet is a page 5, two column headline: "Grange Of Illinois Quite Incomparable" with subhead and one column photo. This is a nice extensive sportsology on the famous back. two full columns of text here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:18

$34.00
139108

GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD Delta Arkansas Tennessee Disaster 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506157449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 18, 1927 * The Great Mississippi River flood * Arkansas, Tennessee & more The front page has a three column headline: "250 MISSISSIPPI FLOOD REFUGEES MAROONED ON RIDGE WITHOUT SHELTER" with many subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 05:43

$34.00
139018

MALDEN MASSACHUSETTS Father Power's Miracle Grave Supernatural 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503779996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1929. * Malden, Massachusetts shrine (miracle grave) * Father Patrick Joseph Power * Holy Cross Cemetery gathering * Supernatural powers ? Page 2 has one column headings: "200,000 ARE DRAWN TO MALDEN 'SHRINE'" "Bay State Troopers and Legion Aid Police as Record Throng Visits Priest's Grave" and more. (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 52 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 prese... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2016 05:12

$42.00
138898

Rare BAKERSFIELD Kern County Southern California OLD WEST 1875 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334425397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Bakersfield, March 11, 1875 * Rare Old West title An uncommon & early title from this California town. Four pages, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:55

$48.00
138892

JIM TOBIN Braves Pitcher 3 HOME RUNS in 1 Game 1st & Only 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334422106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1942 * Jim Tobin - Boston Braves pitcher * 3 home runs in one game - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Tobin's 3 Homers Set Major League Record for Pitchers" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Boston Braves pitcher Jim Tobin becoming the only pitcher in modern MLB history to hit 3 home runs in one game. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:46

$40.00
138826

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333188342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history in airplane "Friendship" * Early aviation era original Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "MABEL BOLL FLIES TO HARBOR GRACE" "Ocean Race Between Women Is Near as Columbia Lands From New York" "Earhart Plane Tries To Go" and more. (see) Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 4 days. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:31

$34.00
138821

DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE Using to Tobacco as Medicine Medical Cure1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498846137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790 * Tobacco as medicine ? Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport". Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:24

$37.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
138813

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving PHILADELPHIA 1811 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333171821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 * Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition & quite displayable.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:10

$43.00
138799

GEORGIA BULLDOGS College Football Frank Sinkwich HEISMAN TROPHY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332822900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Massachusetts, December 9, 1942 * Frank Sinkwich wins Heisman Trophy * Georgia Bulldogs college football The sport's section (page 40) has a seven column headline: "Heisman Trophy Scroll Presented to Sinkwich at the Downtown A. C." with subheads and photo (see 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 subscription cost, libraries & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:53

$56.00
138741

BABE RUTH Opens Souvenir Shop on Broadway YANKEES 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495861122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1930 * Babe Ruth opens haberdashery shop * Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic * Hurricane San Zenon The front page has a two column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL NOW 1,200; DOMINICANS BURNING DEAD TO SAVE CITY FROM PLAGUE" with subheads. Page 17 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH OPENS HIS BROADWAY SHOP" with subheads. (see) I suspect this publication would one of the very few to report this. 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 prese... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:13

$37.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495855135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138620

Rare 19th Century 1871 MEDICAL Medicine for Colds Advertisement BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327620615

MEDICAL BROADSIDE promoting: "Bell's Expectorant - A Safe and Certain Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness & Other Affections..." with more detail. At the bottom is space for the seller to print his name & details. The last line notes: "Patented Oct. 10th, 1871" Printed on thin, brown, wrapping paper-type stock, very wide margins, measures 14 1/2 by 20 inches, a few minor archival mends to the blank reverse.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:01

$149.00
138613

Rare NORRISTOWN PA Montgomery County Pennsylvania 19th Century 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493207436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORRISTOWN REGISTER, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1883 * Uncommon title * The Buzzard Gang This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many that are illustrated. Complete, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:53

$28.00
138606

Best ROCKEFELLER CENTER Complex Construction COMPLETED 1939 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493203210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 2, 1939 * Rockefeller Center complex completed * Commercial buildings construction ends * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Rockefeller Center Is Completed As Its Creator Pleads for Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the completion of construction continues inside with related 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 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 issue... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:44

$39.00
138555

Rare AMESBBURY & SALISBURY MILLS Village Historic District Mass. 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490964094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VILLAGER, Amesbury & Salisbury Mills, Massachuetts, February 17, 1870 * Uncommon title Published weekly during the textile industry boom. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spotting, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2015 15:08

$28.00
138483

JOHN WATTS Indians Native Americans OHIO Wm. Blount Concord NH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324362314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 1792 * Uncommon title * John Watts On page 3 under "Virginia" is news from the "New River" in the territory south of the Ohio stating that the Indians "...with the noted John Watts at their head..." had started a march against the "frontier settlements" but returned to their "towns" because "...Gov. Blount...detached 300 militia men...to meet them; and the Indians...precipitately retreated." Four pages, two small engravings in the masthead, a bit of rubbing, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:18

$48.00
138482

JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD Hot Air Balloon PARACHUTE 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324361604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, June 27, 1793 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early parachute experiment On page 3 under "Philadelphia" is an interesting report about the successful testing of a parachute by Mr. Blanchard, the famous balloonist. It includes: " ...a dog, a cat and a squirrel were carried up with the Parachute by a balloon." It also states that a match was placed "to burn" at a certain height and sever the connection between the two, which it did, "...the belloon then ascended with redoubled velocity, and the parachute descended...in the shape of an umbrella...[and] brought the travellers safely to the ground near Bushhill, from the height of about one mile." Four pages, two smal... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:17

$70.00
138433

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Star Near Death & Photo 1949 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323613063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948 * Babe Ruth near death * New York Yankees The front page has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol" Ruth would die a few days later. 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, 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:02

$55.00
138431

MICHAEL ABBATEMARCO "Mike Shots" Brooklyn Gangster Murder 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323611853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1928 * Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco * Brooklyn gangster assassination hit * Frankie Yale organization leader The front page has a one column heading: "UALE GANG LEADER SLAIN LIKE HIS CHIEF" with subheads that include: "Abbatemarco Shot Four Times in Quiet Brooklyn Street by Gunman in Auto With Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Brooklyn gangster, Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco, during the prohibition era. 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:00

$37.00
138429

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Series Champions WELCOME 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489438356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1928 * New York Yankees & Babe Ruth * World Series of baseball champions * Welcome home celebration The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Smith Greets Babe Ruth on Homecoming; Calls Him 'Boss of the Youth of America'" The sport's section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Other Yanks Get Royal Welcome on Return From World's Series Triumph" with many subheads. 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 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
138375

President-Elect GEORGE WASHINGTON New York Arrival INAUGURATION 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488846721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 16, 1789 * President-elect George Washington * Arrival for inauguration Page 2 under: "Proceedings of Congress" is some nice reporting on the work being done to prepare for the arrival of George Washington to the city of New York for his inauguration, including: "That Mr. Osgood, the proprietor of the house lately occupied by the President of congress, be requested to put the same, & the furniture therein, in proper condition for the residence and use of the President of the United States...at the expence of the United States, to provide for his temporary accommodation...that a committee of three members of the Senate & five from the House of Representa... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:40

$74.00
138373

JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
138344

ROCKETS PLANE TRAVEL German Rocketeer Fritz von Opel Prediction 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322675610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1930 * Rocket plane travel for humans ? * Rockets - rocketry * Fritz von Opel A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Opel Predicts Rocket Flights From Berlin to New York in 3 Hours at 30-Mile Altitude" Coverage on Fritz von Opel''s prediction of faster travel in the future by the use of rockets. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. 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 cott... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:39

$42.00
138340

JACK SHARKEY Beats Max Schmeling BOXING TITLE & Nikola Tesla 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322671580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1932 * Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Nikola Tesla - father of radio The front page has none column headings that include: "70,000 SEE SHARKEY OUTPOINT SCHMELING TO WIN WORLD TITLE", "Boston Heavyweight Triumphs Over German in 15 Rounds in New Bowl", "OFFICIALS VOTE 2 TO 1" and more (see) Much, much more on pages 28 & 29 with headlines, photos and round by round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially here as the fight was at Madison Square Garden. Page 12 has a one column heading: "TESLA, INVENTOR, 75, ATT... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138329

JOE DIMAGGIO Camel Cigarettes Ad & New York Yankees WORLD SERIES 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322660744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 1, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio in fullpage cigarette advertisement * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * World Series of baseball The back page has a great full page advertisement with Joe DiMaggio promoting Camel cigarettes. One photo shows DiMaggio actually smoking a cigarette with caption: "You Bet I Smoke Camels. Along With All That Swell Flavor, Camels Are Extra Mild" (see) You definitely would never see such an ad with a sport's star today. Also much reporting on the opening day of the 1941 World Series between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. Coverage starts on the front page and continues in the sport''s section. See images for port... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:19

$50.00
138309

HERBERT HOOVER Wars On Gangsters Gangland AL Scarface CAPONE Era 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488260486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1930. * President Herbert Hoover * Declares war on gangsters * Al "Scarface" Capone era The front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT DEMANDS WAR ON GANGSTERS; PUTS DUTY ON STATES" with subheads. (see) Great depression era when Al "Scarface" Capone was in power. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 December 16, 2015 15:37

$47.00
138300

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488253382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 9, 1789 * 18th century America This was the capital of the federal government at the time, and in less than 3 months George Washington would be inaugurated in the city. Page. 2 has some reports from Congress which mention men being elected to Congress, and also that Charles Pinckney was elected governor of South Carolina. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor wear at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:26

$43.00
138285

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York LETTER Response 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488237102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 20, 1798 * Governor John Jay The back page has the "Answer of the Senate of the State of New York to the Speech of...John Jay, Governor..." which is followed by his response, signed in type: John Jay. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:09

$41.00
138211

German FRITZ VON OPEL Rocket Car Automobile Testing WRECK 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319715471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The front page has one column headings that include: "GERMAN ROCKET CAR IS WRECKED IN TEST" "Opel's "Devil Machine" Attains a Speed of 156 1-3 Miles an Hour on Rails" "Leaps track In Second Run" and more. (see) First report coverage on the German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. 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 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 rema... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:49

$37.00
138207

CHARLES LINDBERGH Predicts Worldwide Airplane Travel on the RADIO 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371486002459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1930 * Charles Lindbergh radio broadcast * Predicts Worldwide air travel * Commercial airplane flights over oceans The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH, ON RADIO, SAYS OCEAN AIR LINES ARE COMING NEXT" 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 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 indiv... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:42

$34.00
138204

Child Actor JACKIE COOGAN Uncle Fester Addams Family SUES MOTHER 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319711305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1938 * Jackie Coogan sues his mother * Hollywood child actor star * Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame * California Child Actor's Bill prelude Page 3 has a one column heading: "MOTHER IS SUED BY JACKIE COOGAN" with subheads. (see) See below for more information on this event. 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 subscription cost... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:36

$34.00
138170

Teen Idol RUDY VALLEE Marries Actress Fay Webb w/ Photo 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318986032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1931 * Rudy Vallee weds * Fay Webb Page 25 has one column headings that include: "RUDY VALLEE WED TO CALIFORNIA GIRL" "Secret Marriage Monday at West Orange Announced by Broadcasting Company" and more with photo of Webb. (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 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:13

$34.00
138168

Amateur Golfer BOBBY JONES Wins Very 1st James E. Sullivan Award 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485348808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1930 * Bobby Jones (golfer) * 1st James E. Sullivan Award winner The sport's section (page 33) has a five column headline: "Jones to Receive Sullivan Memorial Award with subheads that include: "SULLIVAN MEDAL AWARDED TO JONES" "An Overwhelming Choice" and more with a one column photo of Jones. (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 52 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. Give... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:10

$39.00
138166

NEVADA GAMBLING Legalized Reno Gaming & Las Vegas on the Horizon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485347622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (1st report) * Reno NV gaming begins (historic) * Las Vegas would follow Page 3 has one column headings: "'OLD WEST' RETURNS IN NEVADA GAMBLING" "Legalized Gaming Places in Reno Are Thronged From an Early Hour" "DOZENS CATER TO WOMEN" "Mayor Roberts, Survivor of the Old Days, Must Be 'On the Square'" See images for text here. A historic and first report on the legalization of gambling that would lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas Strip. I suspect this would be one of the few publications to report this event as other titles in our inventory did not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:08

$87.00
138165

MAHATAMA GANDHI Lord Irwin PACT Ratified - SALT MAKING India 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318983291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1931 * Gandhi-Irwin Pact ratified * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * India free to make their own salt The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI TRIUMPHANT AT INDIAN CONGRESS; WILL GO TO LONDON" "Truce With Viceroy Ratified, He Will Attend Parley With Party's Full Mandate" and more. (see) First report coverage on the ratification of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. 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, al... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:07

$39.00
138105

BABE RUTH New York Yankees & Claire Hodgson ENGAGEMENT 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317548164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1929 * George Herman Babe Ruth * Claire Merritt Hodgson * Engagement Page 31 has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth to Marry Mrs. Claire Hodgson; He and Former Actress Get License Here" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially this topic. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the pri... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2015 15:04

$34.00
138104

Best FITCHBURG MASSACHUSETTS World War Memorial Statue Dedication 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317546511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 12, 1928 * World War I Memorial statue dedication * Upper Common Park - Fitchburg, Massachusetts * Sculptor Henry Adams The front page has a nice banner headline that announces: "CITY PAYS HOMAGE TO ITS HERO DEAD" with subheads and photo of the World War memorial statue. First report coverage on the dedication of this World War I memorial statue in Upper Common Park in the center of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Of course only a Fitchburg publication would report this, one of a kind here ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2015 15:02

$39.00
138101

ZANE GREY American Frontier Western Genre Author DEATH 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371484134680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1939. * Zane Grey death * American Author Page 23 has one column headings that include: "ZANE GREY, 64, DIES SUDDENLY ON COAST" "Wrote More Than 50 Novels, Most of Them Dealing With Western Adventure" "17,000,000 Copies Sold" and more with a one column photo of Grey. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 December 10, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138097

PENN STATE Nittany Lions Win College BOXING Team Championship 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317533193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's Section Only, March 17, 1935 * Penn State Nittany Lions * College boxing championship The front page of this section has a one column heading: "PENN STATE BOXERS GAIN COLLEGE TITLE" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the Penn State Nittany Lions winning the team championship in college boxing. Other sport's related news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2015 14:50

$26.00
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