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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
166313

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426703353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, March 11, 1928 * Orville Wright - Brothers * Samuel Pierpont Langley * 1st airplane flight ? Page 8 of this section has three column headings: "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. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few small margin tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:50

$40.00
166865

RANGER 4 Unmanned Lunar Spacecraft Crashes onto Moon 1st U.S. 1962 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392130094429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, Arizona, April 26, 1962 * Ranger 4 spacecraft * Crashes on the Moon The front page has a nice banner headline: "RANGER CRASHES ON MOON" with subhead. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the first section only (4 pages total), 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 testing of the Ranger program for d... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2018 12:19

$34.99
166864

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION & Tamworth Castle Print April 1, 1790 Gentleman's Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392130088158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1790 * The French Revolution * 18th century reader's digest Among the articles are: "The Importance, and the Neglect, of Veterinary Medicine"; a list of: "Eminent Physicians who have Been Regimental Surgeons". Near the back is much on an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" taking several pages. Included are all 3 plates called for which include a very nice: "South View of Tamworth Castle" as well as a large foldout of: "Risge's Patent Drill and Hoe Plough" (see). Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, good condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "mag... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2018 12:05

$29.99
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
165794

VODER Bell Labs Electronic Voice Synthesizer Speech INVENTION 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097735396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 September 07, 2018 15:42

$38.00
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
165669

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392094478315

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, 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 September 02, 2018 15:50

$38.00
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
165405

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392089200405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 August 24, 2018 15:22

$38.00
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
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
164653

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction Ended PRINTS 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067392158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 13, 1885 * Completed construction of the Statue of Liberty The entire front page is a great, detailed illustration captioned: "The Statue Of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed" showing it on its pedestal on Bedloe's Island, New York harbor. Inside has 1 1/2 pages of text and prints on the Statue, several showing the: "Elevation, Plans, and Sections of Pedestal, Showing Method of Anchoring the Statue" as well as showing the structural steel within the statue. A very nice issue offering a preview to the world, over a year before its dedication in 1886. Lacking an inside leaf which had no Statue of Liberty content. Fourteen of 16 pages present, nice c... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:43

$72.00
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
162130

Rocketry Pioneer ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Moon Travel ? 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999399328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1920. * Robert H. Goddard * Rockets to the moon ? The front page has one column headings that include: "BELIEVES ROCKET CAN REACH MOON" "Smithsonian Institution Tells of Prof. Goddard's Invention to Explore upper Air" "Multiple-Charge System" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 12, 2018 15:20

$52.00
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
161925

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity Experiments w/ Print 1895 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241011634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 23, 1895 * Nikola Tesla's electricity experiments * Alternating currents - waves w/ print Great issue on the early automobile era with the front page having illustrations of: "A Steam Tricycle" with a related article, and also: "The Electric Carriage of M. Jeantaud" with a lengthy article as well. Much inside on the latest inventions of the day, including "Manufacture of White Vinegar" "Recent Tesla Experiments In Berlin" and more. Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, minor archival mend on pg. 2, generally nice.

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Ends April 05, 2018 11:56

$83.00
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
160898

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Telegraph Villa Griffone Italy Visit 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210117390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, 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 March 02, 2018 15:25

$38.00
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
160429

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free - Great for Newspapers!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962289309

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free (holds from 10-20 documents/newspapers/etc.) This is the appropriate Presentation Case to hold "timhu's" issues calling for a $9 (Medium-Size) folder. Black semi flexible cover. Convenient inside pocket. One inch black multi-ring mechanism. Nylon zipper enclosure for added protection. Spine-mounted handle allows pages to hang downward to avoid wrinkling. Includes 10 archival polyester pages with black inter-leaf for display of two newspapers per page. Binder sizes determined by the size of the archival pages (Actual binders are slightly larger). This listing is for an acid-free storage binder (presentation case) which is designed to hold material up to 17" by 14" - the size neede... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 15:03

$85.00
160426

MEDIUM - DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for TIMHU Newspaper! Approx 17 x 12.75 inches


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962264620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEDIUM-Sized DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for a TIMHU Newspaper (Approximately 17 x 12 3/4 inches) Acid-Free DELUXE Presentation and Protection for your MEDIUM-SIZED Newspaper. Select Only If Our Listing Calls For A ($9) Medium-Size Folder! This DELUXE acid-free PORTFOLIO is a Medium-sized portfolio (approximately 17 x 12 3/4 inches) - perfect for most illustrated/graphic newspapers such as Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated, Gleason's, Scientific American, etc., and is designed to accompany a newspaper purchased from us (timhu - History's Newsstand - Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers) which calls for a $9 folder. The attractive black buffalo grain portfolio... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 14:14

$26.00
159821

NIXON NITRATION WORKS DISASTER at Edison NJ New Jersey Explosion 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372166649863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1924 * Nixon Nitration Works explosion * Edison, New Jersey The top of the front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, 100 INJURED AND 12 MISSING IN NIXON, N.J., EXPLOSION WHICH WRECKS 40 BUILDINGS AND IS FELT 50 MILES AWAY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Nixon Nitration Works disaster at Edison, New Jersey. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:16

$42.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
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
159064

Very Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926649057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:29

$40.00
158909

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity to Live Long Life ? 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923356714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1933 * Nikola Tesla's health is terrific * Father of Radio Physics & more One column headlines on page 19 include: "DR. TESLA, AT 77, SELDOM SLEEPS" "Inventor Says His Health and Mind Are Better Than Ever--Expects to Live Beyond 140" "Working On A New Steel" and more. A nice item on the noted Nikola Tesla, considered the father of radio (see Wikipedia). Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant only for institutional use. Nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:26

$52.00
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
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