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The Tombstone Epitaph from October 27,1881 -- The Day after OK Corral

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Newspapers57 of 165New York Herald 11/12/181969-the concorde/budget/moon landing-the birmingham post.
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Posted 3 years ago


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I have found two Unique Newspapers This is the First of Two. This issue is from Oct. 27,1881, the Day after the Famous Gunfight at OK corral. There is an article about the Gunfight. It is about Three Full columns, but I only photographed the first couple of Paragraphs. The other paper is the last issue of the Epitaph.At the top of the paper is a renewal postcard for , I suppose the 1950's, a few years before it's Last issue. Here it is. Happy early Birthday (:-D)


  1. nldionne nldionne, 3 years ago
    Very cool!
  2. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Thank You nldionne !!
  3. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Thank You Tony !!
  4. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Your paper looks like a reprint-- probably done mid to late 20th century.

  5. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Thank you Scott. I was hoping for an actual time period paper, but this will do. How can I tell if it is a reprint??
  6. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    The color of the printing and the paper itself. I would suspect that it is also printed in the paper somewhere as well.

  7. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
    Even if it's a reprint - could you rescan that first picture - mainly masthead - in particular the date of October 27 - which happens to be my birthday -not 1881 by the way. I would love to brag about my day in history.
  8. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    valentino97, I will be glad to re-post the masthead for you. I am still not completely convinced this is a reprint, but everyone is entitled to their opinion for sure !
  9. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Many Thanks vetraio50 !!
  10. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    The top edge cut is also an indicator of modern printing-- you won't see that machine cut jagged edge on an antique newspaper.

  11. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Good Point - Thank You Scott.
  12. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Thank You blunderbuss2 !!
  13. musikchoo musikchoo, 2 years ago
    Thank You BELLIN68 !!
  14. bratjdd bratjdd, 2 years ago
    Love it!!!

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