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The day after JFK was shot.....this issue should be significant.
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I wish I could tell you that a newspaper printed the day after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated is very valuable. The problem is that everyone saved their copies of that issue, so they are anything but rare.
If your newspaper is in perfect condition, its current retail (replacement or insurance) value is approximately $25. If you were to sell it, you could expect to get the fair market (private sale or auction) value of approximately 40% of the retail amount, or $10, depending on location and actual condition. As time goes on, the value may go up, but it is doubtful.
One more thing: make sure that plastic envelope is acid-free, or it will accelerate the yellowing of the paper.
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The is from a site that specializes in rare newspapers.
"The biggest problem with Kennedy papers is the simple rule of supply and demand. Because so many people kept these papers, there is a plentiful supply that collectors can tap into which makes their monetary value very low. (There are a few exceptions to this rule, such as afternoon editions of the Dallas newspapers and some "extra" editions that were printed the day of the assassination.
From a collection standpoint, most libraries already have microfilmed copies of the paper that are well-suited for research purposes. DPL, for example, has microfilm of the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, and New York Times, that include November 22, 1963. We also offer access to the New York Times Historical database, which includes electronic copies of articles from the paper of record."
From my research, I was able to determine a value of $250 for a pristine copy of the New York Times dated Nov 23, 1963 that not only included the Kennedy assassination but the news that Oswald was shot.
A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.
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The following image shows what your issue of the New York Times is selling for.
(It is $250 and not in as good a condition as yours). Please remember this is the current retail price.
I read the front page. Oswald is not mentioned; so, I must have been wrong there.
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