San Francisco Earthquake Call-Chronicle-Examiner newspapers

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2015-06-26 10:47:22

San Francisco Earthquake Call-Chronicle-Examiner newspapers are collectible newspapers published by a collaboration of three of the city’s newspapers on April 19, 1906.

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The newspaper bore the headline: “Earthquake And Fire: San Francisco In Ruins”.

It was printed the day after the April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake, which is estimated to have killed more than 3,000 people.

The newspaper was a collaborative effort by three San Francisco newspapers: the Call, Chronicle and Examiner. All three had been affected by the disaster due to the destruction of the city’s printing presses.

Consisting of four pages, the newspaper was printed on the presses of the Oakland Tribune.

It is notable for its lack of advertisements.

How much San Francisco Earthquake Call-Chronicle-Examiner newspapers worth?

Good condition complete editions can achieve between $700 and $900 at auction and private sales.

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