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How much are my old newspapers/periodicals worth?

From an American Library Association pamphlet:

  • "In general, libraries do not appraise books [or newspapers]; that is the business
    of bookdealers...
  • The [Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America] ABAA membership directory
    will give you a listing of booksellers...with their specialties [including newspapers]...
  • ABAA's web page is at:
  • Some old magazine and comic books are valuable, especially if in good condition...
    Your local library may have issues of Hobbies magazine, which includes informative
    articles and lists of dealers..."

Companies who specialize in NEWSPAPERS:

  1. The Caren Archive, P.O. Box 185, Lincolndale, NY 10540.
  2. Timothy James Hughes, Box 3636, Williamsport, PA 17701-8636.

Booksellers who specialize in PERIODICALS:

  1. C.A. Hood & Associates. P.O. Box 1192 Nashua, NH. 03061-1192. (603) 886-1182.
  2. Periodyssey.
  3. Western Hemisphere. P.O. Box 178, Stoughton, MA 02072. (781) 344-8200.
  4. Roy Young Booksellers. 564 Ashford Ave., Ardsley, NY 10502.
  • We found these names at one time or other in the ABAA Membership Directory. You may be able to find more current information at the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America web site, .
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