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GUGLIELMO MARCONI Short-Wave Radio Telephone CELL PHONE Predicted 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316154005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1932 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Short-wave radio telephone service The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Marconi Sees Short-Wave Phone in Daily Use; Finds Rays Can Be Bent Around Earth's Curve" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:29

$47.00
173573

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
173455

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Phonograph Inventor DEATH 1931 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 19 and 20, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison death A pair of issues on the funeral of Thomas Edison. Issue of the 19th has a bold banner headline: "HOMAGE PAID BY MILLIONS" with a nice photo of him headed: "Was Benefactor of Mankind". Subheads include: "Body of Thomas A. Edison Lies Today in State in Library of His Laboratory in West Orange, Viewed by Thousands" "Burial To Be In East Orange" and more. He died on October 18. The issue of October 20 has a ftpg. photo of: "Where Body of Thomas A. Edison is Lying in State" and a 2 column head: "National Tribute To the Memory of Edison is Favored" "All Electric Lights in New Jersey to be Extinguished for a Minute as Reminder of the... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:59

$47.00
173360

GEORGE DE BOTHEZAT Pioneer of 1st Practical Helicopter DEATH 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309766788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 3, 1940 * George de Bothezat death (1st report) * Russian American engineer & businessman * Inventor of 1st successful, practical helicopter The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HELICOPTER MAKER, DE BOTHEZAT, DEAD" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition .

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:49

$40.00
173242

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304427616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York." as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:56

$53.00
173235

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas Edison..." and more (see photos... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:51

$245.00
173099

ÉDOUARD BRANLY French Inventor Physicist Radio Coherer Fame DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675546988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1940 * Édouard Branly death (1st report) * French inventor, physicist & professor * Wireless telegraphy - Coherer The top of page 15 has a on column heading: "E. BRANLY DEAD; FAMED PHYSICIST" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Édouard Eugène Désiré Branly was a French inventor, physicist and professor at the Institut Catholique de Paris. He is primarily known for his early involvement in wireless telegraphy a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:04

$40.00
173021

MY LITTLE CHICKADEE Mae West & W. C. Fields Opening Day Movie AD 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1940 * "My Little Chickadee" movie - film * Opening day premiere advertisement * Actress Mae West and W. C. Fields * "Young Tom Edison" opening review Page 27 has a 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch illustrated advertisement for the opening day showing of "My Little Chickadee" starring Mae West and W. C. Fields. With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movie in any newspaper. News of day, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:34

$47.00
173020

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Telegraph Villa Griffone Italy Visit 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1934 * Guglielmo Marconi * Wireless telegraph * Villa Griffone The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Marconi Revisits Scene Of His Wireless Invention" (see) First report coverage on Guglielmo Marconi's visit to Villa Griffone for the 1st time in 30 years. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:01

$40.00
172936

Very Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296826905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 10 only, April 22, 1928 * John Logie Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page XX15 of this section has a banner headline: "RADIO VISION?--LEADERS TELL WHEN TO EXPECT IT" with subheads and related photos including one of Baird himself (see). Very significant reports during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Other topics throughout. Complete section 10 only with all 20 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:16

$40.00
172805

ROBERT H. GODDARD Roswell NM Rockets w/ Parachutes Flight TESTING 1938 Newpspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666797588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 2, 1938 * Robert H. Goddard - rocketeer * Rockets w/ parachutes experiments * Roswell, New Mexico tests The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Soaring Rocket Ships Bring New Technique in Parachutes" (see) Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:20

$40.00
172773

ERNEST RUTHERFORD Father of Nuclear Physics Speech on Energy 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666602329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1933 * Ernest Rutherford - "Father of Nuclear physics" * New Zealand physicist speech downplays future The front page has a one column heading: "RUTHERFORD COOLS ATOM ENERGY HOPE" with subheads that include: "Sees 'Moonshine' in the Talk at Present of Releasing Power in Matter" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:32

$39.00
172376

SIR WILLIAM MILLS British Hand Grenades Bomb Inventor DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654988280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1932 * Sir William Mills death (inventor) * Mills bomb - British hand grenades Page 24 has a one column heading: "SIR WILLIAM MILLS, INVENTOR, DIS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir William Mills, inventor of the Mills bomb (British hand grenades). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:43

$38.00
172237

RANGER 4 Unmanned Lunar Spacecraft to the Moon LAUNCH 1st U.S. 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275622976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 23, 1962 * Ranger 4 spacecraft launch (1st report) * 1st U.S. spacecraft to reach another celestial body The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. SHOOTS ROCKET TO TV PHOTO MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 24 pages of the 1st section only, nice for display as such. wikipedia notes: Ranger 4 was a spacecraft of the Ranger program designed to transmit pictures of the lunar surface to Earth stations during a period of 10 minutes of flight prior to crashing upon the Moon, to rough-land a seismometer capsule on the Moon, to collect gamma-ray data in flight, to study radar reflectivity of the lunar surface, and to continue t... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:47

$40.00
172225

Bizarre FLIGHT TO MARS ? Robert H. Goddard Rocket Ride Volunteer 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650300401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1920 * Professor Robert H. Goddard * Early rocket experiments * Flight to Mars? The front page has a very bizarre report concerning early space travel. Professor Robert H. Goddard was currently experimenting with early rockets during this time. The front page has one column headings that read: "FIRST VOLUNTEER FOR LEAP TO MARS" "Capt. Claude Collins of Philadelphia Offers Himself to be Passenger in Rocket" "NAMES HIS CONDITIONS" "Requires That Communication Be Established and a Rocket Previously Landed on Planet" which is signed in type: Captain Claude R. Collins. (see) Very interesting that this prestigious newspaper title would publish such a article and on the front page. Even till... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:41

$58.00
172129

DEATH RAY - BEAM Invented ? for Military Use by Guglielmo Marconi 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1935 * Guglielmo Marconi - Italian inventor * Death Ray - beam invention ? The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Marconi Ready to Take Micro-Wave to War; Said to Have Tested Halting Planes in Air" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$40.00
171644

FRANK J. SPRAGUE "Father of Electric Traction" Inventor DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631656710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1934 * Frank J. Sprague death * "Father of Electric Traction" The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "F. J. SPRAGUE DIES; TRACTION PIONEER" with subhead and photo. (See) First report coverage of the death of Frank J. Sprague, inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, railways & elevators. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:02

$44.00
171595

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ William Howe 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259697660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, April 10, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * British General William Howe Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with a continuation of: "A Vote of Censure on Administration for Not Sending Out a Reinforcement Earlier Last Year to Lord Howe at New York". Photos show portions of the interesting argument. Page 3 has: "Advice has been received that the Spaniards have lately strengthened two forts at the entrance of the Mississippi, which...entirely command the navigation of that river, and great part of the Gulph of Mexico." Another item notes: "...was reported that some dispatches were brought from New York that an engagement had happened between a detachment of the Kin... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:39

$62.00
171466

Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258055171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page 10 has one column headings: "RECORD REPRODUCES SCENES WITH MUSIC" "Baird Combines Electric Phonograph With Television Principles in Disk Device" "Double Grooves Utilized" and more. (see) Very significant reports during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning at the ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:33

$46.00
171407

ENIAC 1 1st Electronic COMPUTER Turing-Complete Invented 1946 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622280056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1946 * Eniac 1 invention (early computer) * 1st electronic computer (historic) * John Mauchly & J. Presper Eckert Jr. The front page has a two column heading: "Robot Calculator Knocks Out Figures Like Chain Lightning" Page 2 has a photo of the inventors. Two more related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, was the first general-purpose electronic computer.... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:40

$147.00
171206

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers vs. Samuel P. Langley 1ST AIRPLANE Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251074708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1928 * Orville Wright - Brothers * Samuel Pierpont Langley * 1st airplane flight ? Page 8 of section 9 ( near back) has three column headlines: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See photos for partial text here. Also the front page of the sport's section has a nice photo of Babe Ruth and headings concerning spring training. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page thick Sunday edition, light even toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:41

$72.00
171053

Rare TOMBSTONE Cochise Co. ARIZONA Wyatt Earp & O.K. Corral Fame 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248067384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 5, 1889 * Very rare title * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is the first we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a minor on a mule (see photos). Beyond the engraving in the masthead, there is much evidence of this being a mining town including a ftpg. article: "This Time Its Mica" concerning mining for it; several page 3 "Application For Patent" notices for various mines, plus saloon & corral ads, a rather large back pg. "Arizona Mail & Stage Co." ad (see), and pg. 2 has an interesting ad for the cure of drunkenness. Four pages, a small piece from the bottom right mar... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:40

$425.00
171015

First Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245684250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1898 * Very 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage (historic) A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the mentioned advertisement was the very first automobile ad ever published in America. This same (or extremely similar) ad appeared in some later issues of this magazine but this was the very first appearance. A back page advertisement is headed: "Dispense With A Horse" and describes the fine features of the "Winton Motor Carriage" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". It measures 2 1/8 by 2 3/8 inches and includes a small but nice engraving of a co... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:38

$245.00
170968

Early SAMUEL COLT'S Revolver Pistol Fire-arms Gun for Mexican War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392244867115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1847 A very early issue of this famous magazine (still publishes today) as it began just 2 years previous in 1845. Page 2 has a brief yet significant item headed "Colt's Revolving Pistols" which reads: "Government has decided to arm a regiment of mounted men with this most effective weapon, and Mr. Colt (whose factory is at Hartford) is now at work upon a contract for one thousand for the Government. The contract is nearly completed." This contract for the Mexican War was the beginning of much fame for this firearm which would become ubiquitous with weaponry of the Civil War and the Old West. Much more content on other scientific & manufacturing improvements & inventions of the... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:46

$80.00
170789

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Modern Mains Electricity DEATH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240083635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 8, 1943. * Nikola Tesla death (1ST REPORT) * Father of Radio & Physics * From the city where it happened The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "NIKOLA TESLA, INVENTOR, DIES AT AGE OF 85" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:45

$110.00
170284

DANIEL MOORE McFARLAN Neon Electrical Lighting Inventor MURDER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223225384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 16, 1936 * Daniel Moore McFarlan murder * Electrical engineer and inventor * Fluorescent & Neon lamp lighting * Thomas Alva Edison associate The front page has a one column heading: "Inventor Aid, Associate of Edison, Slain" (see) Small photo of McFarlan on the back page. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:27

$44.00
170028

Best THOMAS G. W. SETTLE Soldier Field BALLOON Flight FLOP 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217801622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 5, 1933 * Officer Thomas G. W. Settle * Century of Progress balloon * Soldier Field flight failure The front page has a great banner headline: "BALLOON RISES A MILE; FALLS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. Probably only found in this Chicago publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: In 1932 the board of the Century of Progress trade show, to be held in Chicago in summer 1933, invited renowned Swiss balloonist Auguste Piccard to perform a hi... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:38

$45.00
169825

VODER Bell Labs Electronic Voice Synthesizer Speech INVENTION 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563051224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1939 * Early Voder invention * Bell Labs - Homer Dudley * Speech synthesis machine Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Machine That Talks and Sings Has Tryout; Electrical Voder Will Speak at Fair Here" (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:48

$47.00
169702

Great AFRICA Geographer Thomas Jefferys 18th Century MAP 1748 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556580347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Sicily), Greece, and Spain. Madagascar & other islands in the area are shown as well. This map folds out to measure 11 by 10 inches & is in good condition. Interesting articles in this issue include: "Invention of Writing Music by Playing It" with two small illustrations; "Articles For a General Peace" "Introduction to Heraldry" with related plate; "A... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:32

$145.00
169634

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL & Thomas A. Watson Telephone Invention 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206322443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877. * Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson * Invention of the Telephone A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. 8 pages in nice condition. Page 7 contains an article on the telephone invention by Alexander Graham Bell and T.A. Watson. (see)

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:24

$33.00
169388

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY Kodacolor Motion Pictures Advertisement 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372541345488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1928 * George Eastman Kodak Company * Color home movies - Rochester NY Page 11 has a full page advertisement for the "Eastman Kodak Company" for the newly recent invention of "KODACOLOR Home Movies in Full Color" (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, Light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:38

$38.00
169384

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISION Biography as Young Boy 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196969362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 31, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Biography as a young boy This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "When Edison Was A Boy" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:35

$30.00
169255

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor GEORGE EASTMAN SUICIDE Photography1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193695975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1932 * George Eastman suicide death (1st report) * Kodak camera inventor - roll film The front page has a six column headline: "Eastman, Kodak Millionaire, Kills Himself" with subheads. (see) More on page 10. Photo of Eastman is on the back page. First report coverage on the suicide death of Kodak camera inventor George Eastman. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:53

$67.00
168954

CHARLES LINDBERGH Invents Perfusion Pump (Artificial Heart) Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187822838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 21, 1935 * Charles Lindbergh & Dr. Alexis Carrel * Perfusion pump (artificial heart) invention The front page has a one column heading: "Reveals Lindy as Biologist; Builds 'Heart'" Related photo is on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the invention of the Carrel-Lindbergh perfusion pump, used to preserve organs outside the body. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:22

$56.00
168321

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy Invent DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172079581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 20, 1937 * Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report) * Wireless telegraphy inventor The front page has a five column headline: "Marconi, Inventor of Wireless, Dies" with subhead. (see) A few related photos on the back page. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:39

$88.00
168166

JOHANN PHILIPP REIS German Inventor TELEPHONE Invention Print 1876 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494723164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1876 * Johann Philipp Reis * German scientist & inventor * Make-and-break telephone The ftpg. shows: "An Australian Man-Of-War" with a related article. Inside print: "Professor Reuss' Telephone" with article; "the Invention of the Telephone" , a crane mounted on a railroad car, and various other articles with prints. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:26

$42.00
167869

FRITZ HABER German Chemist Nobel Prize Chemistry Winner DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481338857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1934 * Fritz Haber death * German chemist Page 17 has a one column heading: "FRITZ HABER DEAD; NOTED AS CHEMIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Fritz Haber, German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his invention of the Haber-Bosch process. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscript... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:46

$38.00
167864

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481336587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Battling Killers in Delirium, Inventor of Gang Ride Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois Crime Survey called him, "the most brutal gunman who ever pulled a trigger in Chicago". Other news of the day. C... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:43

$44.00
167642

Early 20th Century TOYS AND DOLLS New York Manufacturing PHOTOS 1902 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150116549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Dec. 6, 1902 The front page contains has nine photos showing the manufacturing of toys and dolls with related article inside. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:53

$28.00
167590

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472310889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone "Summary Of News" an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention." Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community. Small folio-size, 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:21

$50.00
167168

1ST ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1st Person Murderer WILLIAM KEMMLER 1890 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135267962

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 16, 1890 * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution Page 2 has an entire column taken up with an historic report headed: "The First Electrical Execution" being a report of the electrocution of William Kemmler (see photos). A fascinating article with interesting & graphic details of the process, and even more significant to have this report in a science-related magazine. Other articles are "New Elevated Cable Street Railway, Jersey City"; "An Improved Car Starter", "The New Carbonic Acid Gun of M. Giffard"; "Torpedo Target Practice at Kiel"; "The Garter Snake"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements. You get the complete 16 p... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:40

$80.00
166342

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118531519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below..... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:26

$298.00
166105

MAX FACTOR & Company Cosmetics Make-Up Inventor Founder DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106708057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1938 * Max Factor Sr. death * Cosmetics - make-up founder The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MAX FACTOR DEAD; EXPERT IN MAKEUP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Max Factor Sr., founder of the cosmetics giant Max Factor. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:17

$46.00
166004

HIRAM PERCY MAXIM Firearms Silencer Inventor DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403392900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 18, 1936 * Hiram Percy Maxim death (1st report) * Famous inventor of the gun silencer Page 4 has a small and discrete article with one column heading: "Inventor Dies of Throat Infection" (see) First report coverage on the death of famous inventor Hiram Percy Maxim. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:32

$37.00
165721

Very Early COMPUTER Differential Analyser Invented Vannevar Bush 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096274129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1927 * Differential analyser invention * Prelude to the modern computer * Vannevar Bush & Harold Locke Hazen * Massachusetts Institute of Technology The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Thinking Machine' Does Higher Mathematics; Solves Equations That Take Humans Months" (see) This was the differential analyser which was a very early version of a analogue computer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, toning along the central fold (see), a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:50

$45.00
165439

Great TELEVISION Invention Experiments John Logie Baird w/ PHOTOS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392089798823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page XX 14 (near the back) has a nice banner headline: "RADIO IMAGES ARE GLIMPSING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC" with subhead: "Scotsman's Road To Television Fraught With Many Obstacles" and 3 related photos showing John L. Baird, considered one of the inventors of television. A very early & significant report on the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. The complete Sunday edition with 150+ pages, light toning with a little wear at th... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2018 15:37

$57.00
165406

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy Invent DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392089200546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1937 * Guglielmo Marconi burial (1st report) * Wireless telegraphy inventor The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MARCONI BURIED; 300,000 PAY HONOR" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:23

$45.00
165221

DR. TIMOTHY LEARY Drugs LSD Experiments HIPPIES Psychedelic Era 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084808989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1963 * Dr. Timothy Leary's drug experiments * The hippie generation at the beginning Page 13 has a very notable report relating to the psychedelic era of the 1960's, being an early report of Dr. Timothy Leary. The report is headed: "OUSTED EDUCATOR REBUTS HARVARD", "Denies He Broke Pledge in Testing Drugs on Students" which is actually about Dr. Richard Alpert, however further into the article mentions Leary doing the same tests as well. Leary was known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs while teaching at Harvard University. In 1967 while at a "Human Be-In" Leary spoke to a gathering of 30,000 hippies in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and uttered the famou... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:04

$97.00
165187

CHARLES DARWINISM Evolution of Life Theory 1877 New York City Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084225922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 12, 1877 * Charles Darwin * Evolution Page 4 has: "The Evolution of Life" which espouses the work of Charles Darwin, noting in part: "The fact cannot be disputed that theories of evolution are winning favor in scientific circles...The most prominent of these theories is known as Darwinism..." with more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:47

$46.00
165186

THOMAS EDISION Perfecting His Electric LIGHT BULB w/ Experiments 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084225633

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 3, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric Light Bulb The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Edison's Light" "Already Perfected, bug Requiring to be Cheapened" "Interesting Experiments--What the Professor Had to Say About the Gas Companies". The article takes over a full column. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:46

$34.00
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