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Very early toy railroad train ad... Columbia Motor Carriage...
Item # 585414
May 22, 1897
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1897 Within the issue is a small but very early illustrated advertisement for a "Complete electric railway with battery and track..." from the Carlisle & Finch company. Ad measures about 1 by 2 1/2 inches on one of the back pages. Also in the issue is "Southern Station of Harvard Observatory, Peru"; The Anderson Typewriter (shorthand), The Torpedo Boat Porter in Dry Dock at Brooklyn; The Columbia Motor Carriage, tested May 13; and other articles and advertisements.
This is complete 16 page issue in nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War