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654342

Lou Gehrig's final year contract...

Item #654342

March 09, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1938



* Lou Gehrig's last contract

* Health failure nears

* Joe DiMaggio wants more also

* New York Yankees baseball




The sport's section (page 31) has a four column heading: "Yanks Boost Offer to Hold-Out Gehrig" with subheads. (see) He would sign the contract a few days later. Gehrig would have to give up baseball the following year due to h... See More  

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557249

Byron Nelson wins... PGA golf...

Item #557249

February 18, 1946

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 18, 1946 



* Byron Nelson wins 

* New Orleans Open - PGA golf 




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 5: "Byron Nelson New Orleans Open Winner" with a one column photo of Byron Nelson. Other news of the day. 8 pages in good condition save for minor margin wear.



wikipedia notes:
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567879

Wichita State football plane crash...

Item #567879

October 05, 1970

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, New York, October 5, 1970 



* Wichita State University football team 

* Martin 4-0-4 airplane crash 

* Rocky Mountains 



This 6 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Death Toll Climbs"



Tells of the Wichita State University football team airplane crash.



Other news of the day. Little margin wear, otherwise ... See More  

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204505

Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis dies...

Item #204505

November 26, 1944

THE STAUNTON NEWS-LEADER, Virginia, Nov. 26, 1944. Page 8 of this issue has a two column head: "Baseball Commissioner Dies In Chicago at 78" with much text on him and his career.  Nice condition, complete issue.

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214449

Twins beat the Braves

Item #214449

November 04, 1991

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, November 4, 1991.



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



The front page
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653720

Lee Bible's land speed record attempt disaster...

Item #653720

March 14, 1929

QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., March 14 & 15, 1929



* Race car driver Lee Bible killed

* Land speed record attempt

* Ormond Beach, Florida




The sport's section (page 4) of the 14th issue has a one column heading: "Tragedy Again Mars Daytona Speed Trials" with subhead: "Lee Bible, Driver, and Pathe Camerman Killed. (see) You also get the March 15 issue which has a small ph... See More  

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673588

Cowboys-Redskins rivalry begins...

Item #673588

October 10, 1960

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 10, 1960



* Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins

* Very 1st NFL football game of this famous rivalry

* 1960 World Series of Baseball (game 4)




The sport's section is dominated by reporting on game 4 of the 1960 World Series between the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates.

But page 15 (sport's section) has a somewhat discrete report... See More  

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600252

NCAA basketball "Game of the Century"...

Item #600252

January 20, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, January 20, 1968



* NCAA college basketball

* "Game of the Century" (day of)

* Houston Cougars vs. UCLA Bruins

* Lew Alcindor "Kareem Abdul Jabbar"




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Capacity Crowd Expected in Astrodome" This would be the game that # 2 Houston Cougars beat # 1 UCLA Bruins, ending their 47 game w... See More  

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160563

Unloading ore at Ashtabula harbor...

Item #160563

June 20, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 20, 1903  Full front page photos of Ore-Unloaders at Ashtabula Harbor, plus "Machinery for Operating Ore-Unloaders at Conneaut." Inside photos and article of the Paris to Madrid Auto Race. Good condition.

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562111

The Orleans Drinking Club...

Item #562111

September 25, 1847

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., September 25, 1847 



* Uncommon sport's related periodical
 



Described in the masthead as: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." Inside has the summaries and scores of two cricket matches, plus the lyrics of the "Song Of The "Orleans Drinking Club".



Other topics throughout. Some foxing ... See More  

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679319

Ice skating displayable color cover from 1913...

Item #679319

January 13, 1913

THE PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL, New York, January 13, 1913 (front cover only)  This color cover has a wonderful color image of a young girl putting on her ice skates. Would look great framed. 

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160752

Item #160752

October 06, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa., Oct. 6, 1953 Two line, two column head: "Yanks Win Series, Clipping Bums, 4-3" tells of the New York Yankees' fifth straight World Series title. Ftpg. only!

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556563

Baseball...

Item #556563

July 25, 1925

POLICE GAZETTE, New York City, New York, July 25, 1925  This issue as a full page photo inside of Hall of Famer "Goose" Goslin sliding into a base, captioned: "The Goose' Is Safe At Third Base, Thanks To A High Peg."

There are many photos in this issue including "Hurtling Forward Through Space, Reaching Down and Touching Nothing" which is of Ned Gourdin &quo... See More  

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160482

Item #160482

October 07, 1924

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 7, 1924 First col., 3 line head: "Takes 3 Hurlers To End Senators 9th Inning Rally" with two nice 4 line subheads: "One of Wildest Maelstroms any World Series crowd Ever Witnessed Is Won By Giants, 6 To 4" & "In Parade of 'Wooden Pitchers' Four Are Used By Each Team During Hectic Fray at Polo Grounds". In nice condition.

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666800

Terry Bradshaw drafted... Pittsburgh Steelers...

Item #666800

January 27, 1970

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 27, 1970 



* Terry Bradshaw - Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

* Pittsburgh Steelers 1st pick in draft (day of)




This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 22: "Do Steelers Want Bradshaw ?" with caption "Answer Comes Today"



Coverage on the NFL draft in which Terry Bradshaw was likely to be the first ... See More  

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150989

Big "Ed" Delahanty... Hall of Famer...

Item #150989

May 14, 1899

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, May 14, 1899 Pg. 12 has: "Philadelphia 9, New York 9" with the game summary mentioning that: "...Delahanty made four doubles..." Includes the box score. Big "Ed", a Hall of Famer, also once hit four HRs in a game, and is the only player to do both. This is complete in 32 pages with slight browning and a bit of chipping at the edges, otherwise goo... See More  

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583733

Elway Wins Super Bowl...

Item #583733

January 26, 1998

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS from Denver, dated January 26, 1998. Nice front page and back page (see photos below) headlines and photos of the first Super Bowl title with John Elway leading the way. More inside. A tabloid-size newspaper, in very good condition.

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614968

Red (Robert Abial) Rolfe...

Item #614968

February 27, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS (Pictorial Magazine only), Detroit, MI, February 27, 1949  The front cover has a great photo titled, "Red (Robert Abial) Rolfe".  Rolfe was a key member of the New York Yankees' 1930s dynasty. Inside has a nice two page spread regarding ice-fishing.



The section is complete in 32 pages and is in nice condition - suitable for framing.



According to Wiki:... See More  

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696989

Horseracing, other sports, and much more...

Item #696989
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, 1857  



* Pre-Civil War sporting publication



"A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage" which features an engraving of a horse racing scene in the masthead.

Although this eclectic title covers all the fields noted in the masthead, horse racing seems to be the greater focus.

Sixteen pages, 12 by 18 inches, very... See More  

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697040

Horseracing, other sports, and much more...

Item #697040

May 09, 1857

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 9, 1857  



* Pre-Civil War sporting - hunting publication



"A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage" which features an engraving of a horse racing scene in the masthead.

Although this eclectic title covers all the fields noted in the masthead, horse racing seems to be the greater focus.

Sixteen pages, 12 b... See More  

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697418

Horseracing, other sports, and much more...

Item #697418

January 01, 1857

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 14, 1857  



* Pre-Civil War sporting - hunting publication



"A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage" which features an engraving of a horse racing scene in the masthead.

Although this eclectic title covers all the fields noted in the masthead, horse racing seems to be the greater focus.

Sixteen pages, 12... See More  

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666518

1941 New Yankees vs. Dodgers... World Series....

Item #666518

October 01, 1941

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1941.



* New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers (game 1)

* Major league baseball MLB - Subway series




Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the New York Yankees winning 3-2. (see) The front page has a two column headline: "RUFFING, YANKS, CAPTURE OPENER FROM DODGERS" with subheads and photo. (see) Coverage continues ... See More  

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584829

Esther Williams...

Item #584829

December 18, 1949

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, December 18, 1949  The front of this issue contains a photo of Esther Williams, not wearing her usual swimming suit, but rather in winter-wear and with ice skates as she was promoting a new movie "Duchess of Idaho". Additional stories and advertisements are within.



This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes al... See More  

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654213

1939 Bob Feller's Mother's Day blunder...

Item #654213

May 15, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1939



* Pitcher Bob Feller & baseball folklore

* Mother's Day foul ball hit his Mother

* Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox




The sport's section (page 21) has a two column heading: "Bob Feller's Mother Hit by Ball While Seeing Him Stop White Sox" with subhead and box scores. (see) See below for the history of this bizarre event.

Oth... See More  

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572828

Man-of-War... Frederic Remington...

Item #572828

February 19, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, February 19, 1887 (print only)  This is a single page illustration entitled "Sketches on a Man-Of-War Under Sailing Orders -- The Last on Board" by Frederic Remington. This print features an inset which contains five other illustrations. This measures approximately 16.25 x 11 inches and is in very nice condition. Very suitable for framing.

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217448

National Govenrement in St. Louis, Missouri ?

Item #217448

August 16, 1869

NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1869.

 

* St. Louis, Missouri as our National Capital for convention?
*Gettysburg 1869


Page 5 has an interesting report: The National Capital The Agitation for its Removal to St. Louis--Call For a National Convention. Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Accidents" "Gettysburg" "The Savannah Base-ball Club in Charleston S.C." and much more. 8 pages in goo
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538484

Gardiner Maine in 1891...

Item #538484

February 25, 1891

THE GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, Maine, February 25, 1891.

 

* Baseball chewing tobaaco ad

* 19th century Gardiner Maine



This 4 page newspaper has mostly literary content with some news of the day and several interesting advertisements including one for chewing tobacco which has a baseball theme to it. (see photo)



Slightly browned, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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614973

Mr. First Base... Ferris Fain...

Item #614973

April 19, 1953

THE DETROIT NEWS (This Week Magazine section only), Detroit, MI, April 19, 1953  The front cover has a great photo titled, "Mr. First Base: He's Ferris Fain, Now Of The Chicago White Sox...", with additional coverage on page two. Fain  was a two-time American League batting champion and five time All-Star. He was known for having a bad temper, which ultimately impacted his ... See More  

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637745

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #637745

September 09, 1998

CAPE COD TIMES, Haynnis (Cape Cod), Massachusetts, September 9, 1998  See the photos for very displayable coverage regarding Mark McGwire's 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. This is the complete issue and is in very good condition (see images).

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654222

Arnold Palmer wins his 1st Masters in 1958...

Item #654222

April 07, 1958

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 7, 1958



* Arnold Palmer "The King" wins 

* His 1st Masters golf tournament
 



The top of the back page has a two column heading: "Hard Putt, Fuss Win for A. Palmer" (see) First report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning his 1st of 4 Masters golf tournaments at Augusta, Georgia.

Complete with 4 pages, a few binding holes along ... See More  

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666522

Cleveland Browns win NFL football championship over Detroit Lions...

Item #666522

December 27, 1954

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, December 27, 1954



* Cleveland Browns vs. Detroit Lions

* NFL football championship title game




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Browns Smashed Lions Yesterday" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Cleveland Browns and the Detroit Lions.

Complete with 8 pages, some small binding holes along th... See More  

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221253

Hunting w/ Hounds print in 1894...

Item #221253

March 01, 1894

Here a full page pictorial print from the March 1, 1894 issue of Harper's Weekly. The title of this print is: "Winter Sport In Colorado, Hunting With Hounds The Jack-Rabbit Of the Prairie". Print only !

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653348

Martin Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke death... cricket...

Item #653348

October 11, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1938



* Martin Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke death (1st report)

* English amateur cricketer - Yorkshire and England




The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "LORD HAWKE DEAD; LEADER IN CRICKET" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other new... See More  

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570434

Tennis...

Item #570434

April 10, 1937

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated April 10, 1937  The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady in her dressing room (see photo).



There are colored advertisements for Camel Cigarettes, Beech-nut Gum and Lucky Strike Cigarettes. "If You Want to Play Tennis Right" is an article written by Helen Wills Moody.

There are numerous articles, stories and advertis

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161904

1986 BOSTON RED SOX Lose Mets Newspaper CURSE LIVES ON

Item #161904

October 28, 1986

KANSAS CITY KANSAN newspaper from Kansas City, KS, dated October 28, 1986. This 10 page newspaper is in nice condition and contains the reporting on the New York Mets winning the World Series championship on page 6. See photos.

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161020

Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #161020

September 08, 1998

THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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649220

Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #649220

September 08, 1998

THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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653670

Chief Bender & the Chippewas....

Item #653670

September 20, 1920

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 20, 1920



* Chief Bender - MLB baseball pitcher

* Chippewas Indians - Native Americans




The sport's section (page 9) has a one column heading: "Bender Is Real Chippewa Indian" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.... See More  

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666017

Ellsworth Vines wins Wimbledon singles....

Item #666017

September 11, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Sept. 11, 1932



* American tennis star Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr.

* United States Open Championships (US Open)




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "VINES ROUTS COCHET IN U.S. TENNIS FINAL AND RETAINS TITLE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage on Ellsworth Vines winning the US Open Men'... See More  

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666570

Ellsworth Vines wins Wimbledon singles....

Item #666570

July 03, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 3, 1932



* American tennis star Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr.

* Wimbledon singles tournament champion




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "VINES BEATS AUSTIN IN WIMBLEDON FINAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Ellsworth Vines winning the Wimbledon grand slam singles tennis tournament.

Other sporting&... See More  

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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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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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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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538272

Baseball print... "'Warming up' for the Commencement Week"...

Item #538272
Title unknown, circa 1910-1915 (?) - matted print



PLEASE NOTE: This exact date and issue of this print is unknown. The print is entitled "'Warming up' for the Commencement Week". A collector informed us that the June 1915 issue of "Scribner's Magazine" also contained this print, only a bit smaller in size.

This print is approximately 6.5 x  8 inches and the... See More  

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654087

Ice skating chair...

Item #654087

November 09, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 9, 1867  The front cover of this issue is "The Turkish Mosque in the Paris Exposition" an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "Althouse's Combined Scissors and Buttonhole Cutter"; "Adamson's Skating Device"; "Swinnerton's Horse Hay Rake and Gatherer"; and additional illustrations, article... See More  

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697201

Neat title... Christy Mathewson mention...

Item #697201

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The front page has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the ... See More  

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583773

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #583773
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see images).



An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3... See More  

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601724

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #601724
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see).

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3/4 by 5 1... See More  

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652390

Neat title...

Item #652390

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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672995

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #672995
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 inc... See More  

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