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186044

Best HENRY BOURNE JOY Packard Motor Car Company President DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393031307840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 6, 1936 * Henry Bourne Joy death * Packard Motor Car Company * Automobile pioneer * Best publication to have ? RARE * Early, same day first report The front page has a one column heading: "Henry Joy, Capitalist, Dies at 72" with subhead. First report coverage on the death of Henry Bourne Joy, president of the Packard Motor Car Company. Great to have in this Detroit publication, the city where he was born and lived. Very rare as such. Complete with all 68 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:49

$68.00
186001

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373363883360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash)    * From the city where it happened  * Great for framing or as a memento   Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:42

$50.00
185985

1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company in 1898 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373363701631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 19, 1898 * 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).    The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "The Other Fellow can easily & successfully operate and care for a Winton Motor Carriage....". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The back page also has a small illustrated ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 07:40

$49.99
185412

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Sorority ATTACK Murders 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392996728507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 16, 1978 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State University sorority house attack The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "2 Florida Coeds Strangled in Bed, 3 Others Beaten" with related photo. (see) Of course it was not known at the of this report that the killer was Ted Bundy. I expect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In the early hours of January 15, 1978—one week after his arrival in Tallahassee—Bundy entered FSU's Chi Omega sorority house through a rear door with a faulty locking mechanism. Beginni... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2020 07:25

$117.00
184994

Best Preston TUCKER 48 Automobile Car DEBUT Advertisement 1947 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270049343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1947  * Large Tucker car 48 debut advertisement * From the city where it was briefly produced This issue contains the highly desirable large "Tucker '48 Ad" - "How 15 Years Of Testing Produced The Surprise Car Of The Year" on page 19. Great to have in this World famous Chicago publication. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:05

$210.00
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
183893

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158617140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 14, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The front page page has a three column heading: "Toll In Auto Racing Disaster Rises To 78" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183557

Historic CHEVROLET CORVETTE Automobile Car DEBUT 1953 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 1, 1953 * Corvette begins production * In a Detroit publication (historic) Page 53 has a two line, two column headline: "Plastic Corvette Begins To Roll" & above this head in smaller type: "Production Line Starts". The report begins: "Chevrolet's first production model Corvette, a sports with a plastic laminated fiber glass body, rolled off the company's Flint assembly line Tuesday..." & more. The report contains details about production, plus mention that the list price for a new Corvette was $3250. Included is a two column photo of the first production model Corvette rolling off the assembly line at the Flint facility. Terrific to have this notable report in a Detroit newspaper. Comp... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$875.00
183544

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138639183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 mi) from Ahmedabad to Dandi, Gujarat to... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:19

$40.00
183402

BEN HOGAN Professional PGA Golfer Car Accident Injury w/ Photos 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373132023697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, February 3, 1949 * Ben Hogan car accident * PGA Professional Golf Association The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Injured Hogan Told He Will Play Again" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2020 07:31

$47.00
182907

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182604

Early MOTION PICTURES Cartoons Films Movies PRODUCTION Prints 1916 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100836053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Film" with related photos as well. Note also the nice full page Cadillac car ad. This gets back to the very earliest dates of cartoon making for motion pictures and certainly a significant issue for any collector of cartoon, animation or film history. Sixteen pages, small library stamp to the upper corner & a perforated "stamp" to a lower corner, otherwi... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:55

$114.00
182466

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Ralph Mulford WINS 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095233825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 27, 1911 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * American racecar driver Ralph Mulford The front page has a great banner headline: "MULFORD WINS CLASSIC VANDERBILT RACE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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 July 26, 2020 13:54

$57.00
182406

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 11, 1901 If ever there was a single newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it. Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. If you or your family have ties to the early oil industry, this one-of-a-kind collectible heralding the onset of this national/world impacting find cannot be overstated. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:24

$18,500.00
182042

WINSTON CHURCHILL Car Accident That Could Have Changed History 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839343160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1931 * Winston Churchill hit by car in Manhattan * Accident that could have changed the World The front page has a one column heading: "CHURCHILL INJURED BY AUTO IN 5TH AV." 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 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. source: The Churchill Centre: Winston Churchill's near-death accident when he was hit by a car in New York City in 1931 is well known, not least through his own writing about it. ("My New York Misadventure," Finest Hour 136, Autumn 2007). Far less known is that Hi... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:41

$42.00
181786

GREEN HORNET TROLLEY Chicago Street Car Accident WRECK Photos 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821889748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 26, 1950 * Green Hornet Trolley Disaster (1st report) * Chicago street car & gas truck collision The front page has a nice banner headline: "33 DEAD IN TROLLEY FIRE" with subheads & large photo of the wrecked trolley. Nice for display. Three more photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the Green Hornet trolley disaster during a torrential rainstorm in Chicago. 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 July 01, 2020 08:25

$62.00
180043

ISADORA DUNCAN Freakish Death Silky SCARF Automobile Accident 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003461536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 15, 1927 * Isadora Duncan freakish death * Creator of the modern dance The front page has a five column heading: "Isadora Duncan, Noted Dancer, killed" with subhead: "Scarf Catches in Auto Wheel; Brings Death" Related photo on the back page. (see). First report coverage on the freak accidental death of the famed dancer involving one the scarfs she was best known for. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 38 pages, large archival mending along the 1st column is barely noticeable, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:31

$62.00
178464

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925947900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see) Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz.... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$38.00
178414

1st ELECTRIC TOY TRAIN Carlisle & Finch & Winton Automobile ADS 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649318805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 * 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch * 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements. First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very first electric toy train. They first appeared in 1897 making this a very early advertisement. The ad measures a bit less than 1 by 2 1/2 inches. Secondly, the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the first appearance, which... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:33

$65.00
177404

BOBBY GREENLEASE Kidnapping MURDER Millionaire Automobile Dealer 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392584036565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. JOSEPH NEWS-PRESS, Missouri, October 7, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping - found dead * Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Emily Brown Heady * Best title to be had ? - very rare as such The top of the front page is a nice banner headline: "Body of Kidnapped Greenlease Child Is Found in St. Joseph" with subheads and a few related photo. (see) More inside. First report coverage on the kidnapping & murder of Bobby Greenlease. Great to have from the city where he was buried and found. Very rare as such. Complete with 28 pages, minor wear at the central fold and margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:09

$62.00
176606

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE Michigan General Motors & Labor Union UAW 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372833793127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike worsens * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a three column headline: "24 HURT IN FLINT STRIKE RIOT; POLICE BATTLE STREET MOBS; GOVERNOR RUSHES TO SCENE" 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 46 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends December 08, 2019 15:23

$45.00
175713

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468467073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident (1st report) The front page has a two column heading: "Tom Mix Is Killed When Car Crashes" with subhead and photo of Mix with famous horse. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, archival mend along the right margin, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:26

$52.00
175548

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786105243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1931 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird car speed record * Daytona Beach, Florida The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Campbell Drives Auto 245 Miles an Hour, Four Miles a Minute, a World Speed Record" (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 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 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 & i... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:47

$42.00
175379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
174871

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE BEGINS General Motors MI & Labor Union UAW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743676418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1936 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike begins * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'SIT DOWNS' CLOSE FOUR BIG PLANTS OF GENERAL MOTORS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the initial beginning of the strike. 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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:54

$42.00
174564

1958 GM FIREBIRD III Space Age Concept Car in Introduced 1958 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371205972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Sept. 10, 1958 * 1958 GM Firebird III automobile debuts * First space age concept car by GM The back page has four related photos of the new GM Firebird III concept car with heading: "GM Warms Up a New Firebird" and some text. I'm sure that only a Detroit publication would cover this. Rare as such. Complete with all 68 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The second concept car, the Firebird II of 1956, was a more practical design: a four-seat, family car. It is a low and wide design with two large air intakes at the front, a high bubble canopy top, and a vertical tail fin. Its exte... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:07

$77.00
174423

CHRYSLER & DODGE Corporation Brothers Automobile Car Maker MERGER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372727453390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1928 * Chrysler Corporation and Dodge Brothers merger * American automobile - automotive manufactures The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHRYSLER AND DODGE IN SURPRISE MERGER; $450,000 CAPITAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 5. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:00

$47.00
174391

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361845274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1932 * Fred Duesenberg death * Automobile pioneer * Race car motors Page 17 has a one column heading: "F. S. DUESENBERG DIES OF AUTO INJURY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. 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 36 pages, light toning at the, generally very nice.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:34

$48.00
173829

RIVER ROUGE PLANT Henry Ford Motor Automobile Company UAW STRIKE 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392321456822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 2, 1941 * Ford Motor Company * River Rouge Plant strike * UAW - United Automobile Workers The front page has a great banner headline: "TROOPERS RUSHED TO PLANT AS FORD BATTLE INJURES 30" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on page 2. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: In 1941, Ford Motor Company remained the last major auto company to refuse to recognize the UAW or any union as the bargaining agent for its workers. The UAW had already signed contracts with General Motors and Chrysler, but Henry Ford remained opposed to unionization. None... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:31

$52.00
173139

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676222456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 22, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a banner heading: "Patton to Be Buried Along 3d Army's Victory Road" with subheads that include: "DIES IN SLEEP OF BLOOD CLOT; WIFE AT SIDE" and more. Seven related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$88.00
173138

Very 1st DAYTONA 500 Nascar Stock Car Race LEE PETTY v. Beauchamp 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301887640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 23, 1959 * Very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race * Johnny Beauchamp vs. Lee Petty Within the sport's section on page 36 is a four column heading: "500-Mile Race Decided by Whisker" See images for text on the very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race. It was also historic for having a photo finish which took three days to figure out who won. Lee Petty would be proven the official winner of the race. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Beauchamp crossed the finish line at about the same time as Lee Petty in the Daytona 500 in 1959. Beauchamp wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$67.00
172722

HENRY FORD Automobile Pioneer Crash Car Wreck Murder Attempt ? 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392291979562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 30, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FORD REPORTED HURT WHEN CAR IS OVERTURNED" with subheads and photo of Ford. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:05

$50.00
172123

Child Actor JACKIE COOGAN Uncle Fester Addams Family CAR ACCIDENT 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1935 * Jackie Coogan automobile accident * Hollywood child actor star * Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame The front page has a nice banner headline: "4 DIE; JACKIE COOGAN HURT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1935, 20-year-old Coogan was the sole survivor of a car crash in eastern San Diego County that killed his father; his best friend, 19-year-old actor Junior Durkin; their ranch foreman, Charles Jones; and actor and writer Robert J. Horner. The party was returning from a day of dove hunting over the border in Mex... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:45

$48.00
172044

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Tazio Nuvolari WINS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1936 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins The front page has a one column heading: "NUVOLARI OF ITALY FIRST IN AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "50,000 See Nuvolari Drive to Victory in George Vanderbilt Cup Inaugural" with three related photos and stats. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:19

$46.00
172041

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Auto Car Race Bill Cummings WINS 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1934 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Bill Cummings wins (1st report) The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "135,000 See Cummings Capture Indianapolis Auto Race in Thrilling Finish" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the 1934 Indianapolis 500 race in which Bill Cummings was the winner. 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 the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Gi... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:17

$38.00
171458

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Deadliest Indy Auto Running w/ Louis Meyer Wins 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625572389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1933 * Deadliest Indianapolis 500 on record * Louis Meyer wins The top of the front page has a two column heading: "3 Killed as Meyer Wins Indianapolis Auto Classic" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with small photo of Meyer. (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 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than i... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:29

$40.00
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BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625571488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1933 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird car speed record * Daytona Beach, Florida The front page has a one column heading: "CAMPBELL DRIVES 272 MILES AN HOUR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 10 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, 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 April 11, 2019 11:28

$38.00
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GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Auto Accident World War II US Army Fame 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392254281222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Great headline for display - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "PATTON HURT IN AUTO CRASH" with subheads and small photo of Patton. (see) First report coverage on General George Patton's auto accident which would lead to his ultimate death a week and a 1/2 later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:35

$110.00
171015

First Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245684250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1898 * Very 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage (historic) A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the mentioned advertisement was the very first automobile ad ever published in America. This same (or extremely similar) ad appeared in some later issues of this magazine but this was the very first appearance. A back page advertisement is headed: "Dispense With A Horse" and describes the fine features of the "Winton Motor Carriage" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". It measures 2 1/8 by 2 3/8 inches and includes a small but nice engraving of a co... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:38

$245.00
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DRINKING OF MILK TRADITION START Louis Meyer Indianapolis 500 Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579054795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, May 31, 1936 * Louis Meyer wins 3rd Indianapolis 500 * Automobile race at speedway - Indiana * The drinking of milk tradition begins The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "MEYER WINS RECORD 500 MILE AUTO RACE" with subhead. Nice for display. Four related photos are on page 3 of this section. Text includes: "As he drove off the track Louis' first request was for a bottle of milk." Complete section 2 (sports) only with 14 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. source: Indy 500: Three-time Indianapolis 500 w... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:00

$47.00
167862

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE Michigan General Motors & Labor Union ENDS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392157059945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AUTO SIT-DOWN STRIKE ENDS; AGREEMENT WILL BE SIGNED AT 11 A. M. TO QUIT PLANTS" 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 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:42

$42.00
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GHAZI OF IRAQ King of Hashemite Kingdom Faisal I Son KILLED Death 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130195733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1939 * Ghazi of Iraq killed - death (1st report) * King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq The top of the front page has a two column heading: "King Ghazi of Iraq Killed In an Automobile Accident" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:29

$38.00
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BILLY ARNOLD Wins Most Dominant Indianspolis INDY 500 in History 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127157724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., May 31, 1930 * Indianapolis 500 classic * Billy Arnold victory * Most dominant win in history The sport's section (page 7) has a one column heading: "Unknown Boy Wins 500m Miles Auto Classic" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice. source: Indy 500 drivers: Arnold made only five Indianapolis starts from 1928-32, but his victory from pole position in the 1930 race when he was just 24 years old was the most dominant in this history of the race. Arnold took the lead on the third lap and never relinquished it, winning by a margin of more than seven minutes. His 198 laps led in ... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:23

$37.00
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ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420939

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

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$655.00
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1979 DAYTONA 500 Bobby Allison & Cale Yarborough Fight NASCAR R. Petty Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091888042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1979 * Famous Daytona 500 * NASCAR The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Petty Wins Daytona After Leaders Crash on Last Lap" with photos of the crash and Richard Petty. Coverage continues on a following page with a photo of the infamous fight. A first report coverage of the 1979 Daytona 500 in which Bobby Allison & Cale Yarborough collided on the last lap and then confronted each other live on TV. Critics consider the 1979 Daytona 500 to be the most important race in stock car history. NASCAR would significantly rise in popularity due to this race. Forty pages, never bound, foxing at the front page fold, nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:39

$83.00
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VINCENZO LANCIA Italian Automobile Car Manufacturer Founder DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033800618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1937 * Vincenzo Lancia death * Italian automobile founder The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "VINCENZO LANCIA, AUTO MAKER, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Vincenzo Lancia, Italian automobile manufacturer founder. 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 with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:07

$37.00
163091

Very 1st INDIANAPOLIS 500 Automobile Car Race Racing Speedway 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021224545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1911 * Indianapolis 500 Inaugural The top of page 2 has first column heads: "Speed Mania Rules Town" "Thousands At Indianapolis" "Burman Breaks Four Records" Much nice text on the first running of what would become a classic event in the world of sports: the Indianapolis 500. Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine, some minor margin tears, generally good. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:23

$74.00
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ROCKET CAR Automobile Tests Austrian Rocketry Pioneer MAX VALIER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991082353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1929 * Max Valier * Rocket car This 44 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 6: "Claims 235-Mile Speed" "German Tests Rocket Propulsion With Sled on Frozen Lake" which covers the Austrian, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:09

$38.00
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ROCKET CAR Automobile Testing by German Rocketeer Fritz Von Opel 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235648889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The top of page 25 has one column headings: "CAR IS BLOWN TO BITS IN NEW ROCKET TEST" "Von Opel, Undaunted by Hanover Failure, to try Again for Speed of 250 Miles Per Hour" Coverage of German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:55

$38.00
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ROCKET CAR Automobile Liquid Fuel Used MAX VALIER Discovery 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987651592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1929 * Max Valier * Rocket car * Liquid Fuel Page 6 has one column headings: "LIQUID FUEL SUCCEEDS IN AUTO IN GERMANY" "Used Instead of Rockets by Max Valier, Who Says It Assures Driver's Complete Control" Coverage on Austrian, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile with a new liquid fuel. See images for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:29

$45.00
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