*SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER FINAL EDITION For Sale
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*SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER FINAL EDITION :
SALE :The Final Edition!! From 1863 to 2009***A sign of the times! What more can be said! Like sands through the hourglass so go the days of our lives, (from the American soap opera) how fitting. Another chapter in the annals of Seattle lore is now written! Don't Delay, own a piece of history!! Other's have greatly devalued the essense of this magnificent andnow rare piece of Seattle's past! We cannot do the same in good conscience! We must raise our price to reflect our beliefs in the Final segment of the wonderful Seattle Post Intelligencer!! We will not be oversold! You may pay less, but the value you express will be set in the amount you pay.** It is apparent from the excited responses we have received, that some don't comprehend the significance or magnitude of the end of an era. A paper that was founded during the Emancipation Proclamation and witnessed, Appomattox, Assassination of Presidents Lincoln, Garfield,and Kennedy, Little Big Horn and the Indian Wars, Commodore Perry, Annexation of Hawaii, Teddy Roosevelt & the Rough Riders - San Juan Hill, Sinking of the Maine, Titanic, Lusitania, WWI, Womens Suffrage, Prohibition, Depression, New Deal, WWII, Hiroshima, the Atomic Age, Korea, Cold War, Space Race, Civil Rights Movement,Viet-Nam, to Desert Storm, and 9-11, that saw the inventions of the Automobile, Airplane, Telephone, TV, Micro-Wave, Cell Phone, Ipod, and the Home Computer. Business Giants like Boeing, Intel & Microsoft to name a few. And the Seattle Post Intelligencer was there!! John Donne says it best in "For Whom The Bell Tolls" - "No Man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europeis the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's, or of thine own were: any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." - - John Donne
**A worthwhile competitor listed a copywith a 1.0 Million Dollar ($1,000,000) starting price. We therefore must raise our starting price toalmost a half aMillion ($499,000). (And some of you thought the $5,000was excessive. Take heart !! Compared to Multi-Billion Dollar bailouts, and $100 Million DollarBonuses and now a 16.8 TRILLION DOLLAR National Debt,this is a drop inthe bucket..)We believethe individual that recognizes a value as such and truly comprehends the end of an era,will make history and authenticate what we do here andhopefullysignal the economy is on the upswing.(Let the timid recoil - we will stand the test!)