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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
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
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
165047

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080123036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, minor foxing, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 iss... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:40

$32.00
164969

ENIAC 1 1st Electronic COMPUTER Turing-Complete Invention 1947 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077825684

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1947 * Eniac 1 invention (early computer) * 1st electronic computer * Aberdeen Proving Ground Page 21 has one column headings: "COMPUTING 'BRAIN' WILL 'MEMORIZE'" "Machines Shown at Aberdeen Promise to Be Immense Aid to Science and Business" See images for text here. Historic. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Fifty-six pages, a few cutouts on a couple unrelated inside pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, was th... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:13

$47.00
164729

FIRST AIRPLANE Takeoff Launch from a Ship Eugene Burton Ely PRINT 1910 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068786890

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 26, 1910 * 1st Airplane Takeoff * Eugene Burton Ely * USS Birmingham A full front page illustration is captioned: "Elys Flight In A Curtiss Biplane From The Forwards Deck Of The Cruiser Birmingham In Hampton Roads, Va." Inside has a full page of detailed reporting concerning the event with a banner headline: "Launching An Aeroplane From A Warship" "Ely's Flight From the Cruiser 'Birmingham' " complete with two additional photos. There is also a nice two page article with photos of the construction of the Panama Canal. Complete in 16 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, a few small mends inside, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:13

$89.00
164727

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISON Description Phonograph Demonstration 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068784615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison Page 7 has an article: "Edison's Inventions" noting in part: "...last night Mr. Edison gave an exhibition of the phonograph...A carelessly dressed man of medium height, he has a long, pale face..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, tabloid size, bit of very light staining, good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:11

$36.00
164595

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335618032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 1, 1861 * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "The News" "Backbone" "From The Seat Of War" "The Wilmington Light Infantry", "Experiments With Rifled Cannons" "Defenses Up The River" "Camp Jokes" "An Engagement at Mathias' Point" "Important Order by General Beauregard prohibiting persons from crossing the lines after the 30th. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:37

$138.00
164385

TOWER BRIDGE Bascule & Suspension Thames River OPENS Print 1894 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059706951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894 The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:23

$32.00
163432

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392032114846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 * First television transmission * John Logie Baird On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frith Street. These were images of living human faces, not outlines or silhouettes, with complete tonal gradations of light and shade." This very significant event marks the development of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Page ten of t... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:09

$137.00
162462

HAROLD FREDERICK PITCAIRN Wins Collier Trophy for AUTOGYRO Photos 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256474958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE section of the New York Times, April 26, 1931 * Harold Frederick Pitcairn * Autogyro aircraft invention * Collier Trophy winner The front page of this rotogravure section only has two related photos concerning Harold Frederick Pitcairn receiving the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:19

$33.00
162461

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Cosmic Rays Letter to the Editor 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256474033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1932 * Nikola Tesla * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 20 under "Letters to the Editor" are small one column headings: "THE TESLA EXPERIMENTS" "Further Light Is Sought on Conclusions Regarding the Cosmic Ray" See images for text here. 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 condition.

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:18

$45.00
162022

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243331526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1929 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page XX 14 (near back) has a nice banner headline: "RADIOS TELE-TALKIES CALLED SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT" with subheads and 3 related photos. (see) A very significant report 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. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, a little irregular al... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:10

$78.00
161923

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Inventor Death FUNERAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994729591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 21, 1931. * Inventor Thomas Edison death * Funeral - burial ceremony (day of) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Edison Funeral Today, On Anniversary Of His Electric Light" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 05, 2018 11:55

$37.00
161865

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ Prints 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor This is a terrific issue on Edison's newly invented phonograph machine, taking half of page 3 & over half of pg. 4 including four illustrations. The article is headed: "THE PHONOGRAPH" with subheads: "Lectures by Professor J. W. S. Arnold" "Characteristics of Sound Waves--Modes of Producing Them--Distinction Between Music & Noise..." and more (see). Near the beginning of the very lengthy article is: "...Prof. J.W.S. Arnold...delivered a lecture at Chickering Hall upon Mr. Edison's recent invention, the talking machine, known as the phonograph...The lecture was in great part an exposition ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:54

$178.00
161748

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235697032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 issu... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:06

$44.00
161503

HENRY MORTON STANLEY African Explorer & Journalist PRINTS 1890 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229314576

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 8, 1890 * Henry Morton Stanley The ftpg. has two prints on the noted African explorer Henry Stanley one showing his arrival at Cairo, Egypt. The article is headed: "Mr. Stanley's Latest African Discoveries" carrying over to page 2. Other prints include: "The Screw Tug Kathleen" "The First Train Over the New Forth Bridge" "The Three Story Reservoirs of Montmartre" "Japanese Puzzle" and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:31

$32.00
161502

Historic ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Electric Speech Machine TELEPHONE Patent in 1876


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986106609

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 8, 1876 This is a very historic issue in the well-known struggle for the patent for the telephone. See the photo below for the very significant, yet quite inconspicuous, recording of the patent number to Alexander Graham Bell for "Telegraphy", with the patent number noted. All patents issued were published as such in Scientific American, and here is the announcement of Bell getting the telephone patent! No related article or illustrations. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:31

$128.00
159960

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171485742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Page 3 has a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances this notice..." The report conti... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2018 15:47

$140.00
161223

GORDON BENNETT TROPHY (Aeroplanes) Airplanes Races Rheims PHOTOS 1913 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980067137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Oct. 25, 1913 * Gordon Bennett Trophy (aeroplanes) A great aviation issue as the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a photo: "Front end of machine on which Prevost won the Gordon Bennett Cup". Two inside pages have more on: "The Rheims Aviation Meeting & the Gordon Bennett Cup Races - The Winners & Their Machines" Complete in 16 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:37

$29.00
161017

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Snake Oil Medicine ENDORSEMENT 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975662414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachuetts, June 2, 1892 The bottom of the front page has a illustration captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody - 'Buffalo Bill' " which is essentially an endorsement by him of a patent medicine. He had become: "...afflicted with malaria. Knowing the virtues of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa, Mr. Cody sent...for this wonderful Indian remedy, & after using a few bottles was permanently cured..." with more (see). Ten pages, light even toning, partially loose along the spine, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:46

$42.00
160763

Very Rare CONFEDERATE West Baton Rouge LA Louisiana CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204759920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sept. 28, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title Here is a very uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports on the back page are a political notice supporting: "CANDIDATES - Confederate States of America - For President, JEFFERSON DAVIS, of Mississippi - For Vice President, ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, of Georgia..." with more (see). "Important from Lovattsville" includes: "...Gen. McClellan ordered an experiment to be made with Prof. Morse's Calcium Sharp-shooters...The double barreled Calcium Spectral Photoscopic Brilliantines, being lighted & carefully aimed, threw a flood... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:47

$370.00
160484

ELECTRIC LIGHT PATENT NO. 237,732 Thomas A. Edison Menlo Park 1881 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963318416

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1881 * Thomas Alva Edison * Electric light patent # Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant item under the list of: "Index of Inventions For Which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending Feb. 15, 1881" is an entry reading: "Electric light, T.A. Edison.....237,732". This was the patent given to Thomas Edison for the light bulb, certainly one of his most famous inventions and one which transformed lifestyles for everyone. Also in this issue is an article: "A Reception of Professor Bell" which was given for him by the mayor & corporation of Brantford, England (see photos). The balance of the issue is taken up w... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:53

$94.00
151171

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673587119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances t... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2018 14:30

$268.00
159485

THOMAS EDISON re. Power Transmission & DeWitt Clinton Train PRINTS 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939644246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 * Thomas Alva Edison * DeWitt Clinton (locomotive) Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:38

$32.00
159271

ROCKET CAR Automobile MAX VALIER Austrian Rocketry Pioneer TESTS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150106342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1928 * Max Valier * Rocket car Page 3 has one column headings: "NEW ROCKET AUTO HITS 131-MILE PACE, CRASHES" "German Inventor Quadrupled Power on 100-Pound Car After Two Successful Tests" (see) Coverage Austrian rocktry pioneer, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:00

$40.00
159188

JOHN LOGIE BAIRD Early Father of Television TV Goes on Sale 1928 OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928726110

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page 27 has a one column heading: "Baird Puts Television on Sale; Opening Branch in Selfridge's" A very significant report 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 news of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:50

$44.00
158537

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Tests John Logie Barid 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915965517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1927 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions The front page has one column headings that include: "NOCTOVISOR REVEALS FACE 200 MILES OFF" "Baird, Inventor, Sends His Own Image from Leeds to London for the New York Times" and more. (see) A very significant report 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 news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:31

$44.00
158533

Early TELEVISION TV John Logie Baird TELEVISOR Invention w/ Photo 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915962636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1926 * Early televisor * John Baird - father of television Page XX17 (near the back) has a nice banner headline that reads: "INVENTOR DESCRIBES HIS RADIO MOTION PICTURES" with subheads that include: "TELEVISOR LETS RADIO FANS "LOOK IN" AS WELL AS LISTEN" and more with related photo. (see) A very significant event marking 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. Complete in a 100+ page Sunday edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:25

$92.00
158492

Historic WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur Kitty Hawk NC Flyer 1st Flight 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914410339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1903 * Famous Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina * Orville & Wilbur Wright - Historic 1st report on the airplane Page 7 has a relatively inconspicuous report which announces one of the more significant events of the early 20th century: manned flight. The one column heads include: "IS A REAL FLYING MACHINE" "Ohioan's Invention Rises Sails and Lights as Desired" "Engine And Propellers The Force" "In First Test Machine Soars Through Space for Three Miles and Then Descends to Selected Landing Place". The dateline is Norfolk ,Va., Dec. 18, with the text beginning: "A successful trial of a flying machine was made yesterday near Kitty Hawk,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:28

$380.00
158368

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor Honored by President Calvin Coolidge 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116183159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1928. * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Honored By President Calvin Coolidge The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IS DECORATED BY NATION AND HAILED BY THE PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:48

$42.00
158281

Yankees BABE RUTH w/ Birthday Cake & Thomas Edison PHOTOS 1929 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912023496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), February 17, 1929 * Babe Ruth birthday photo * Thomas Edison & Henry Ford This section is loaded with photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion and much more. The front page has a photo titled: "A Birthday Cake Fit Four A Sultan: Babe Ruth" Also 2 related photos regarding Thomas Edison's birthday as well. Complete rotogravure section only with all 18 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:56

$38.00
158042

THE EDISON SHOP Thomas A. Fifth Avenue New York City ADVERTISEMENT1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907983359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1919 * Thomas Alva Edison * Manhattan, New York City * Shop advertisement The back page has an unusual ad which includes a photo of Thomas Edison. The full page ad is for: "The Edison Shop" in New York City which has a 8 by 6 inch photo of Edison headed: "Thomas Alva Edison; The Inventor Of the Phonograph" and the street address located a the bottom right. The rest of the page is blank. A nice ad for display being on the back page. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:27

$40.00
157234

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the new PHONOGRAPH Invention Demo. 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887855746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Edison * Phonograph The top of page 5 has a column headed: "AN EVENING WITH EDISON. What The Phonograph Can Do." with various subheads including: "It's Inventor's Practiced Hand Makes It Sing In Time and Tune--It Repeats Levy's Harmony & the Babbling of a Crowd..." with more (see). This article takes over half a column and is a great analysis of this modern marvel of the 19th century. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:09

$76.00
156927

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor's Official Last Will and Testament 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067458683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 30, 1931 * re. Thomas Alva Edison death * Official last will and testament The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON LEFT ESTATE OF 14 MILLION" with subheads. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:18

$44.00
156364

FRANK ZAPPA "The Mothers of Invention" Rock Band Front Man DEATH 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391865435309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 6, 1993 * Frank Zappa death (1st report) * American musician - activist - filmmaker * "The Mothers of Invention" rock band The front page has a one column heading: "Frank Zappa, Iconoclast of Rock, Dies at 52" The article carries over to page 22 and includes a photo of him.Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-32. Nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2017 15:15

$62.00
156336

JOHN LOGIE BAIRD Father of Color Television Invention DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864679924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1946 * John Logie Baird death * Father of the television The top of page 21 has one column headings: "JOHN L. BAIRD DIES; TELEVISION LEADER" "British Inventor Produced One of the First Practical Sets--Borrowed Money to Start" with photo of Baird. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Logie Baird, father of the television. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: John Logie Baird (13 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first working television system, also the world's first fully electronic colour televisi... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:35

$52.00
155796

Thomas Alva EDISON MAGNETIC CONCENTRATING WORKS Print & more 1898 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848451012

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898 The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine" and many more articles, prints & photos. Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:33

$29.00
155692

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Invention to Bring News at Every Home ? 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019681270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 15, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison The top of page 6 has column heads: "The Newsograph" "A Most Remarkable Application of Edison's Last Patent" "The Device of a Park Philosopher for Bringing the Word's News To Every Man's Home". This is an interesting article on a man's idea of bringing "verbal" news into every person's home by using Edison's phonograph patent, thereby eliminating the need for a physical newspaper (see). A curious concept in light of today's internet technology. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:25

$57.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 10, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside has: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, U.S. Senator-Elect from Illinois"; "South Carolina -- The Celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th in Charleston -- Scenes and Incidents of the Parade"; "New York City -- Early Morning at a Police Station -- Turning Out the Vagrant Night Lodgers"; "New York -- Sleighing on the New 'Ocean Parkway' from Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to the Atlantic - a Trot on the Coney Island Beach"; "Hon. Stewart... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
155548

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions INTERVIEW 1878 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015982889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 20, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey The front page has most of a column headed: "Inventor Edison's Last" "A Machine that Will Be Of Immense Value For Various Purposes". This interesting article is a nice interview with Thomas Edison in which he apologizes to the reporting for not being able to show him his latest invention, the aerophone (just sent for the patent), but then goes on show the reporter his latest improvements on the phonograph, with several demonstrations. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing to the ftpg., mild margin wear, 2 folds.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:41

$57.00
155193

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997190987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$94.00
155170

ICE BOATING on Hudson River & More Scientific Americna PRINTS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828331429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872 Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:47

$29.00
155166

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Tests John Logie Barid 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997101795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1927 * Early television tests * John Logie Baird Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GLASGOW LISTENS TO SOUND OF FACES" "Television Inventor Shows How Image of Every Substance Emits Distinctive Refrain" "Baird Describes Research" and more. See photos for text. This was a very significant report concerning 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. Complete in 40 pages, the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use, great condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:35

$59.00
154682

FIREFIGHTING Firetrucks Fire Hydrants Hoses Fireman PRINTS 1910 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810411923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 4, 1910 * Firefighting - firetrucks The front page is captioned: "Fire Fighting Without Fire Engines" which shows the use of the new fire hydrant system (see). Within the issue: "A Commercial Rotary Engine" "A Giant Ruhmkorff Coil" "How to Escape from a Sunken Submarine" "Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone - The Story of a Great Invention" "A Motion Apparatus for Amateurs" and much more. Sixteen pages, some wear at margins, a tape mend to the back page.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:13

$33.00
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