What are our Original Newspapers?
The Original Newspapers we provide are the real McCoy in that they were printed on the day they were originally published thus they not only cover the actual news of the day they are also a genuine original of the paper from the published date.
We are teamed up with Historic Newspapers who hold the world’s largest private Newspaper Archive, they take great care with the original newspapers that are sourced from a number of sources, direct from the newspaper company at the original print time, from Library archives or other specialists.
We will supply a national newspaper from the date(s) you select. We normally select a Broadsheet as the first option moving to tabloids only when the broadsheets are not available. If you have a particular requirement for paper or have a passion to avoid one please let us know when you order and we’ll try our best to meet your requirements.
Why do you supply original newspapers?
Simple because they are a great gift idea, for Birthdays and especially for Wedding Anniversaries, I remember my Wedding day and I didn’t have time to sit and read the paper that day, even if you did would you take in any of the print as you mind wandered around you upcoming nuptials.
When Can I get My Newspaper?
We offer a number of Gift options to enable you to get the paper of your choice in a format you would prefer so there will be some slight variations on timescales however we endeavour to get you your copy within 4 business days from the time you provide us with the order details and clear payment has been received. If it is only the newspaper we’ll often achieve a 2-3 day turnaround.
Can you supply any Date?
No we can’t. As we said these are original newspapers and as such there is a limited amount dependant upon the print run for the specific date in question. Typically special event dates are non existent through us, by these we mean dates such as The Queen’s Coronation, Royal Weddings, End or starting of Wars, Moon Landings etc. You may be able to get a copy of these days from specialist web sites or even auction web sites sometimes have them however sadly the latter suffers from a lack of provenance to confirm the paper is original. Furthermore historically, newspapers were not published on Boxing Day so 26th December for any year is not available.
Sundays are Special
We also have to charge a surcharge for Sunday Newspapers due to their size and scarcity, typically this is £20 however may vary again depending upon the date being near a major event. Their size increases their storage and transport costs and their scarcity stems from lower volume print runs as less papers were purchased at the weekends in general.
My Date is not available what can I do?
We have had occasions when customer’s either have none or a very poor selection of tomes available. what we suggest is to get a Newspaper book which is a reproduction of the date you require along with two other dates typically both partners birth dates. If you would like just a single day in a book please contact us and we can discuss your requirements.