Suggestions for Novices

We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers.  To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices. 

Suggestions for Novices

We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers.  To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices. 
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575571

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #575571

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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$9.00
649240

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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$9.00
161494

Broadside World War II newspaper...

Item #161494

January 01, 1945

TEL-PICS, New York, NY, 1945. A broadside (printed on one side only) newspaper originally meant to be displayed in store windows, with the front mostly taken up with a large photo of the war, plus a caption. A very unusual item in nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date but will have the format as shown. Broadside measuring 13... See More  

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$11.00
545595

Collecting newspapers... reference book... 6.r2.2013

Item #545595

January 01, 1946

"C. P. SCOTT 1846-1932--The Making of The 'Manchester Guardian' " (1946). Hardbound with dust jacket, 250 pgs.

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$15.00
544757

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544757

January 01, 1950

"HORACE GREELEY - Voice Of The People", by William Harlan Hale,  (1950)  376 pgs.

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$15.00
207494

Korean War Era issue...

Item #207494

January 01, 1951

The Korean War, 1950-1953, from various titles.  A complete and original issue from the heart of the Korean War, with front page news coverage of the war (war headlines).  Each issue varies, but will be similar in look and condition to the one shown in the image, but actual dates will vary.  All issues are complete and in very good condition.

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$7.00
544764

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544764

January 01, 1951

"IT HAPPENS EVERY THURSDAY" by Jane S. McIlvaine. This is a "history" of creating & publishing the Downingtown, Pa., "Archive" weekly newspaper. (1953)  232 pgs. with dust jacket

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$12.00
646286

Newspaper collecting newsletters from the 1950's...

Item #646286

January 01, 1953

An interesting collection of 8 issues of: "The News", a small newsletter which was the: "Journal of the International Newspaper Collector's Club", dates from 1950 to 1955. Crudely done by mimeograph, these issues provide an interesting perspective of what newspaper collectors were focused on 60+ years ago.

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$9.50
160753

Item #160753

January 20, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. January 20, 1953 Two line, six column head: "Eisenhower Ends Democratic Rule By Becoming Nation's 34th President" Subhead: "Weather Outlook For Inauguration: Cloudy and Warm" plus related photos. Front page only!

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$16.00
544752

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544752

January 01, 1954

PAPERS & ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM WATTS BALL - THE EDITOR AND THE REPUBLIC", edited by Anthony Harrigan, (1954)  210 pgs., with dust jacket.

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$15.00
161486

Movie News!

Item #161486

January 01, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background eventsof the motion picture world. Some television news as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content nor be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown. Six pag... See More  

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$11.00
564391

Movie News!

Item #564391

September 20, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated September 20, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 16 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. ORIGINAL PERIOD ITEM. Nice shape.

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$10.00
564395

Movie News!

Item #564395

October 01, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated October 1, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 12 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. ORIGINAL PERIOD ITEM. Nice shape.

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$10.00
202393

Movie News!

Item #202393

November 07, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, November 7, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. Eight pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. Nice shape.

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$10.00
544073
Item #544073

April 19, 1959

Sunday Pictorial (The Detroit News) from Detroit, Michigan dated April 19, 1959.



The front page has a color illustration actress Lee Remick. This is the full, complete issue and is in nice condition.

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$16.00
545535

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #545535

January 01, 1971

PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS - A Bibliography of Bibliographies - Volume Two", by Theodore Besterman (1971) Hardbound 270 pgs.

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$15.00
161291

Socialist/communist newspaper...

Item #161291

January 01, 1972

DAILY WORLD, New York, 1972  Here is an interesting left-wing newspaper of tabloid size from this interesting period in American history. Some fascinating reading! The photo below is a "generic" photo of the paper. The issue you get will have a similar look but will be a different date in 1972, and obviously have different content. Nice condition.

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$12.00
161499

Communist newspaper...

Item #161499

January 01, 1972

DAILY WORLD, New York, NY, 1972. An unusual communist-styled newspaper from New York City with much content against the Nixon administration and American policies in general. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date

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$12.00
544756

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544756

January 01, 1972

"LUCE AND HIS EMPIRE", by W. A. Swanberg,  (1972)  530 pgs. with dust jacket

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$12.00
223244

The first catalog by Timothy Hughes...

Item #223244

January 01, 1975

This is the very first catalog ever released by Timothy Hughes from nearly 30 years ago.

 

The prices and descriptions for 243 items show how our variety and values have grown alongside Tim's love for historic newspapers. Although this was the first catalog issued, you will note it was not numbered as he was unsure there would ever be a second. Today our catalog number exceeds 150.

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$5.00
544754

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544754

January 01, 1981

"THE HEARSTS, FAMILY AND EMPIRE - The Later Years", by Lindsay Chaney and Michael Cieply (1981)  410 pgs., with dust jacket.

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$12.00
544769

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544769

January 01, 1983

"SUPERSTITION AND THE PRESS", by Curtis D. MacDougall (1983)  paperback, 616 pgs.  It includes chapters on horoscopes, astrologers, prophecy, doomsday, fortune telling, spiritualism, ghosts, poltergeists & exorcism, and much more.

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$15.00
544753

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544753

January 01, 1984

"THE THOMSON EMPIRE - The First Fifty Years", by Susan Goldenberg (1984).  260 pgs., with dust jacket.

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$12.00
544750

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544750

January 01, 1985

"RALPH INGERSOLL - A Biography", by Roy Hoopes (1985)  Ingersoll was involved in the creation of "The New Yorker", "Fortune" "Life" and the newspaper "PM".  With dust jacket.

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$15.00
544766

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544766

January 01, 1990

"IN THE COMPANY OF WRITERS - A Life In Publishing", by Charles Scribner, Jr., Based on the oral history by Joel R. Gardner, (1990)  192 pgs. with dust jacket

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$12.00
544755

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544755

January 01, 1995

"A GOOD LIFE - Newspapering and Other Adventures", by Ben Bradlee, (1995),  514 pgs., with dust jacket

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$12.00
681921

Daily newspaper from the Atlanta Olympic games...

Item #681921

July 19, 1996

DAILY OLYMPIAN, Atlanta, July 19, 1996 This is a daily newspaper which was published during the summer Olympic games in Atlanta, with the news, reports, and a wealth of photos totally focused on the events & day to day activities of the Olympians. It is a bilingual newspaper printed in French & English.

Eight pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.

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$16.00
208528

Daily newspaper from the Atlanta Olympic games...

Item #208528

August 01, 1996

DAILY OLYMPIAN, Atlanta, August, 1996 This is a daily newspaper which was published during the summer Olympic games in Atlanta, with the news and reports totally focused on the events & day to day activities of the Olympians. It is a bilingual newspaper printed in French & English & is complete in 8 pages. The photo below is "generic" but the issue you receive will have a sim... See More  

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$16.00
654927

David Wells gets perfect game in 1998...

Item #654927

May 18, 1998

NEW YORK POST, May 18, 1998



* David Wells pitches Perfect game

* New York Yankees - MLB baseball



This 92 page tabloid sized newspaper has a full front page photo of Wells being carried off the field with banner headline: "PERFECT!" in bold lettering and subhead. (see) More on the following pages.

Great to have in this title. Nice condition.... See More  

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$14.00
160668

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #160668

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable newspaper celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning (see images).

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$16.00
649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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$16.00
661054

Mark McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #661054

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998



*  McGwire reaches baseball immortality



See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper!

This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slig... See More  

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$16.00
160031

Death of Beatle George Harrison...

Item #160031

December 01, 2001

NEW YORK POST, December 1, 2001  See the photo for the nice front page reporting of the death of Beatle George Harrison. Lengthy article & many more photos on the inside pages.

The complete issue, tabloid-size, very nice condition.

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$13.00
621917

2nd-rate (Used) Clear Storage Pocket (LARGE)...

Item #621917
Second-rate (used) Large Mylar Clear Storage Pocket - approximately 23 1/2 x 18 inches...



We have an assortment of used storage pockets which have minor defects due to being used. They are not damaged, but are not new.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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$5.00
621915

2nd-rate Storage Portfolio (Medium)...

Item #621915
Second-rate Medium Storage Portfolio - approximately 17 x 12.5 inches...



We have an assortment of portfolios which have minor defects (small scratches, dimples, glue yellowing, etc.) making them not fully first-rate. They are being offered at below 50% of retail value.



Note: The S&H for this heavy storage option is $13 for the first portfolio, and $2 for each additional portfolio ordered... See More  
This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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$12.00
621914

2nd-rate Storage Portfolio (LARGE)...

Item #621914
Second-rate Large Storage Portfolio - approximately 24.5 x 18.5 inches...



We have an assortment of portfolios which have minor defects (small scratches, dimples, glue yellowing, etc.) making them not fully first-rate. They are being offered at below 50% of retail value.



Note: The S&H for this heavy storage option is $16 for the first portfolio, and $3 for each additional portfolio ordere... See More  
This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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$15.00
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