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Hiram Percy Maxim death in 1936....

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February 18, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1936

* Hiram Percy Maxim death (1st report)
* Famous inventor of the gun silencer

Page 23 has one column headings: "HIRAM MAXIM DIES; INVENTED SILENCER" "Device, Originally Used for Firearms, Now Employed More in Other Ways" "WAS PATRON OF AMATEURS" and more with photo of Maxim. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous inventor Hiram Percy Maxim. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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.

Category: The 20th Century

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