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194564

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Inventor Death BURIAL 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809161089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 22, 1931. * Inventor Thomas Edison death * Funeral - burial ceremony The front page has a one column heading: "DARKEN NATION AS TRIBUTE TO THOMAS EDISON" with subhead. Four related photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:07

$52.00
194451

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373797580632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, rag edition in great 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 television tube. Although Baird's electromechanical syste... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2021 10:38

$58.00
194394

Historic COCA COLA Coke Carbonated Soft Drink TRADEMARK Established1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795156638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 11, 1893  * Coca Cola gets it's trademark (historic) * Establishment of Coke See the photo for the historic--yet inconspicuous--listing of Coca Cola receiving its trade mark, the very first in the list of many in this issue. The listing reads: "Beverages, nutrient or tonic, Coca Cola Company....22,406" the number being the patent number. A significant report of the very beginning of the company that would become one of the giants of the corporate world. A wealth of interesting articles & prints including: "Stark's Motor for Flying Machines" and "Pauly's Fire Apparatus". Sixteen pages, partially rejoined at the blank spine, a library stamp at the top of the front page, nice con... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:19

$285.00
194316

ISAAC NEWTON LEWIS World War I Era U.S. Army Gun Inventor DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373789607170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1931 * Isaac Newton Lewis death * Lewis Gun inventor - WWI era * Osman Ali Khan & Mahatma Gandhi Page 25 has a one column heading: "COL. LEWIS, FAMOUS INVENTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Isaac Newton Lewis, United States Army officer and the inventor of the Lewis Gun. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2021 12:51

$38.00
194283

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788252056

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 December 11, 2021 11:23

$35.00
194239

1865 SEWING MACHINE Invention by J. W. Bartlett PRINT 1865 Illustrated Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373784907783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Inside has a print of; "Bartlett's Sewing Machine" accompanied by a detailed article on it titled: "The New Sewing Machine". Other inventions & mechanical improvements throughout, some illustrated. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:02

$35.00
194235

First THOMAS SELFRIDGE w/ Orville Wright 1st Airplane DEATH 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688690602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908  * Orville Wright Injured * Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed * 1st powered airplane fatality Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where the experiments were made". The article goes on to list Lieutenant Selfridge as the one who died in the crash, making him the first to die in an airplane crash. Complete in twelve pages, loose along the spine with (typical) binding holes, a few small archival mends, and quite brittle. Average fragility for the era. Page 5 has been placed on the top for ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2021 14:59

$78.00
194649

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


eBay Auction Item # 373810494024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: 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 continues providing a detailed descriptio... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2021 13:41

$199.99
194616

Rare Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS 1782 American Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead


eBay Auction Item # 393744522338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 19, 1782  * Closing events in the Revolutionary War A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other. Page 2 has a report from London noting in part: "Governor Franklin, who lately arrived from New York had...a long conference with his Majesty at St. James's relative to American affairs & had the honor of laying...the address of the Loyalists in New York to his Majesty...on the very extraordinary epistle of the latter to the rebel General Washington, declaring the colonies Independent States without any stipulation whatever." (see) ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2021 13:14

$449.99
194140

BALLOONING FLIGHT Stratosphere Altitude Record Auguste Piccard 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373778828506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1932  * Ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Max Cosyns * Altitude record broken (53,153 ft.) This 18 page newspaper has a seven column headline on the front page: "PICCARD SETS STRATOSPHERE RECORD" with subheads that include: "BIG BALLOON LANDS AT TIP OF LAKE IN ITALY" and more with related photos. This tells of a new altitude record in aviation made by the famous balloonist. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: Auguste Antoine Piccard (January 28, 1884 – March 24, 1962) was a Swiss physicist, inventor and explorer. Piccard and his twin brother Jean Felix were born i... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2021 07:44

$38.00
193703

1865 SEWING MACHINE Invention by Earle Harry Smith PRINT 1865 Illus. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373753047929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 16, 1865  The front page has an article with 2 prints of: "Earle Harry Smith's Crank-Motion Shuttle Sewing Machine". The balance of the issue is taken up with various articles on the latest inventions and mechanical improvements, a few with illustrations. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:44

$35.00
193685

PROFESSOR SAMUEL MORSE Electro Magnetic TELEGRAPH Invention 1844 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752921340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1844   * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invention Page 3 has a wonderful article on the newly invented telegraph, headed: "Morse's Magnetic Telegraph" and which begins: "We annex an article...relative to this wonderful discovery. It transmits information from this city to Baltimore and back again, a distance of 80 miles, almost instantaneously, and quicker than two persons standing three feet apart can make their voices reach each other..." with much more on this new invention. Also on page 3 is: "Election Returns -- Electoral Elections Already Decided" showing the count by state, and with Polk in the lead. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:56

$39.00
193588

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the NEW PHONOGRAPH Invention PRINTS 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748784960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 31, 1887 (at a reduced price) * Inventor Thomas Edison * Phonograph invention (front page prints) * Historic issue Taking almost half the front page is a 6 by 9 3/8 inch illustration captioned: "The New Talking Machine, Edison's Wonderful Phonograph" This is a nice close-up of Thomas Edison's new and improved phonograph. Above this is another illustration captioned: "Phonograph with Multiple Earpiece." showing several gentlemen listening to the phonograph. The front page article is headed: "The New Phonograph" which discusses the various uses and applications of Edison's latest invention. Inside has more text & an illus: "The First Phonograph", and one showing the "Phonographic Reco... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:42

$98.00
193555

1916 HIRAM MAXIM Creator of 1st Automatic Machine Guns Inventor DEATH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747877918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1916 * Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim death (1st report) * Automatic machine gun creator - inventor Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "MAXIM, INVENTOR OF MACHINE GUN, DEAD". (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, small library tamp in the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:53

$78.00
193441

Rare 1842 ST. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA w/ Creole Slave Ship Mutiny Revolt '42 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393604210983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842  * Very rare East Florida publication * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue. Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: "Colt's Patent Repeating Carbines" Almost the entire front page is taken up with detailed reporting on the: "Case of The Brig Creole". This concerned a slave revolt aboard the Creole just four months prior during the U.S. slave trade, freeing 128 slaves aboard the ship when it reached British territory where slavery was outlawed in Nassau... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2021 14:27

$188.00
193218

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728543790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863  * Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War The ftpg. contains a first column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England. This is following by a related document headed; "Letters Patent -- Revoking Exequator of George Moore, Her Britannic Majesty's Consul at Richmond" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis, and J. P. Benjamin, Secretary of State. The ftpg. also has some nice Civil War reports with heads: "Very Latest from Vicksburg--Highly Interesting & Reliable Particulars of the Assaults" which takes nearly a full column... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:30

$172.00
192691

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533666774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867  * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pratt or Christopher Sholes is cred... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:24

$93.00
192671

Early YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Prints w/ Old Faithful Geyser 1880 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373698497435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1888  * Early Yellowstone Park The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-along publication, not a supplement to the regular title. The front page features four illustrations showing: "Scenes In The Yellowstone National Park" including "On the Shores of the Yellowstone Lake" "Paint Pots" "The Beehive Geyser in Action" and "Old Faithful Geyser in Action". There is a related article: "Yellowstone Park" which carries over to take all of pg. 2, with most of pg. 3 taken up with 6 more prints from Yellowstone. Page 4 includes a nice print: "A Sketch In the 'Bad Lands' ". Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:06

$50.00
192517

KINETOGRAPH 1st Motion Picture Camera Thomas Edison Invention 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514482044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893 * Inventor Thomas Edison * invention of the Kinetograph The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry. The articles takes over a full column & a portion includes: "...the duration of each image is one-ninety-second of a second, and the entire strip passes through the instrument in about thirty seconds. In the kinetograph each image dwells upon the retina until it is replaced by the succeeding one & the difference between any picture & the succeeding one or preceding one is so slight as to render it impossible to observe the intermittent  charac... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:10

$127.00
192219

1898 Magazine w/ 1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373673917033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898  * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).  The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE...manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The issue is complete in 16 pages, filled with v... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:42

$55.00
192150

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Alva Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393484505043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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). The article continue... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2021 14:45

$313.00
192052

GOLD SEAL WINERY (Urbana) Hammondsport Steuben Co New York PRINTS 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373668978486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880 (at a significantly reduced price) * Gold Seal Winery (Urbana) prints * Hammondsport, New York The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room. A very nice & displayable issue for any wine collector. Relating to this, inside has an article taking two-thirds of a page titled: "American Industries--Wine Making". Sixteen pages, an old mend at the bottom of the ftpg. affects "N.Y." in the caption, the top right corner has an archival mends to the reverse side (with no loss), but otherwise in good condition. The issue is being offered at a ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:35

$20.00
191512

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Electric Lamp Invention Revealed 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393439319471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 17, 1914 * Inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Wireless - radio lamp invention The front page has a two column heading: "Marconi Again At Work Perfecting New Device" with subhead and related photo. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 18 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, two archival tape mends at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends August 12, 2021 15:24

$44.00
190971

HEARING AIDS INVENTION Inventor Miller Reese Hutchinson Announces 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393399915952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 14, 1903 * Miller Reese Hutchinson - inventor * American electrical engineer * Modern hearing aid invention The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE DUMB TALK, THE DEAF EAR" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 18, 2021 07:14

$44.00
190929

1905 VANDERBILT CUP RACES Automobile Cars Racing PHOTOS Long Island NY Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616087370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1905  * Early race cars photos The full front page is a dramatic photo of: "The 40 Horse Power White Steam Racer Making the Turn at Hyde Park..." in a race. Inside has text on: "The Vanderbilt Cup Elimination Race" with a full page of 7 photos of early racing cars, a map of the route, and more. Sixteen pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine, discrete library stamp at the very top, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:03

$38.00
190875

Inventor NIKOLA TESLA Wireless Electricity Power Transfer Messages1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393393990036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 4, 1897 * Inventor Nikola Tesla - electricity * Wireless power transfer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TESLA TRIUMPHS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 14, 2021 14:56

$88.00
190689

ANTI-SLAVERY MEDALLION Josiah Wedgwood & Benjamin Frasnklin Speech 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393380648970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, A two issue set: February & March, 1788   * Josiah Wedgwood's anti-slavery medallion * Benjamin Franklin speech by James Wilson February issue: Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. The article: "Circular Report of the Committee for Abolish... See More  

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Ends July 04, 2021 10:43

$225.00
190688

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373603902505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  * A poem to Benjamin Franklin * Mention of his lightning rod Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753". At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the effect of thunder and lightening is prevented." and the other: "The steeple and organ of St. Philip's church at Charles Town [Charleston] have been twice damaged by lightning." Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including an item under "Plantat... See More  

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Ends July 04, 2021 10:43

$85.00
190349

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393334637872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 this issue contains this news, ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2021 15:00

$144.00
190174

MAGNO-ELECTRIC VITALIZER Medical Marvel ? Thomas Alva Edsion Jr. 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373578359002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 15, 1902 * Thomas Alva Edison, Jr. * Magno-Electric Vitalizer The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "YOUNG EDISON" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. google notes: No matter what the ailment, magazine and newspaper readers in 1903 saw they had the ability to obtain a device that was presented as a modern medical marvel. It was called the Magno-Electric Vitalizer, and it harnessed the power of electricity to ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2021 07:38

$40.00
189720

(9) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN American Civil War Era INVENTIONS Prints 1862 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393271949795

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old magazines: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 9 different issues from 1862, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment. Each issue complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2021 08:51

$53.00
189495

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Radio Telegraph Inventor MARRIES Wedding Weds 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373540541070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1905 * Guglielmo Marconi marries - wedding * Wireless telegraphy - radio inventor * Beatrice O'Brien The front page has a one column heading: "MARCONI IS WED THIS MORNING" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 14, 2021 15:11

$38.00
188784

HAROLD FREDERICK PITCAIRN Wins Collier Trophy for AUTOGYRO Photos 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393200214164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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. Sixteen pages, rag edition, some small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2021 15:03

$45.00
188609

Very Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393182135292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1929 * John Logie Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page 29 has one column headings: "VOICE AND IMAGE GO TOGETHER OVER WIRE" "Simultaneous Transmission of Clear Televised Pictures and Sounds Demonstrated" "Baird System Can Be Used by Any Broadcasting Station in New York, It Is Said" and more (see). Very significant reporting 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 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little ir... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 08:52

$40.00
188048

Historic Very 1st INDIANAPOLIS 500 Automobile Race w/ Ray Harroun 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135408174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 31, 1911 * Indianapolis 500 inaugural race (1st report) * American racecar driver Ray Harroun wins The front page has a one column heading: "SIX INJURED IN BOG AUTO RACE RECOVERING" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first "500" was held at the Speedway in 1911 on Decoration Day, May 30, (as it was known from its inception in 1868 to 1967, when federal law made "Memorial Day" the official name), run to a 600-cubic-inc... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:32

$88.00
187819

Roentgen X-RAY INVENTION Thomas Alva Edison Experiments 1896 Old Magazine PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453781344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York April 4, 1896  * Thomas Alva Edison * X-Ray invention An inside page article headed: "The Edison X Ray Experiments, Apparatus And Fluoroscope" which includes two illustration as well. A lengthy & detailed article from the year of the founding of the X-ray and great to have this report in the leading scientific journal of the day. Also in the issue are: "Niagara Falls Power Plant - One of the 5,000 Horse Power Turbine Wheels" "Horizontal Tapping Machine" "The Robinson Corn and Feed Mill" "Press for Making Steel Bicycle Rims" and more. Sixteen pages, small pin holes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:29

$68.00
187711

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1880 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449150974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880  * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose. The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby. A full page shows: "Bringing Home Christmas Presents". Other prints include: "Edison's Electric Light--The Generator" "Edison's Home, Menlo Park, New Jersey" "A Guano Bed--Off the Coast of Peru" and: "General Grant's Reception in Philadelphia--The Procession Passing Independence Hall". Sixteen pages, foxing to the front page with some margin tears (not int... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:25

$184.00
187640

KRAG-JORGENSEN RIFLES Springfield Armory Massachusetts PRINTS 1899 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448008684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1899  * Krag Jorgensen rifles - prints * Springfield Armory, Massachusetts The front cover of the issue is entitled "Manufacture of Krag-Jorgensen Rifles at the Springfield Armory" which is comprised of four illustrations with additional illustrations within the issue. Inside includes: "The Marvin Electric Rock Drill" "An Improved Band-Saw-Setting Machine" "Sutro Baths of San Francisco" "The Californian Sea Lion" and many more articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, an older repair to page 3, good condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:06

$39.00
186919

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Tug Wilson $1,000 Heavyweight Boxing Contest 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085312244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882 * John L. Sullivan * Heavyweight boxing Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilson was recruited by American newspaper publisher Richard Kyle Fox, who had been impressed with tales of Wilson's scientific skills from overseas, to take on world heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan. Wilson accepted the invitation and arrived in Philadelphia on June 21, 1882. Fox was stunned to find that Wilson was by this time a middle-aged, overweight has-been. Sti... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$30.00
186777

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075047134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in good... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:10

$68.00
186699

X-RAY DISCOVERY Wilhelm Roentgen ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 8, 1896  * Discovery of the X-ray * Wilhelm Roentgen Page 2 has: "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) which is further reporting of his discover of the x-ray. The front page shows: "New Harlem River Bridge and Park Avenue Improvement, New York City". Additional articles are: "An Improved Propelling Mechanism" "The Cabin of the St. Paul - Perfection Air mattresses and Life Preservers" "A California 'Great Tree' in Washington" "New Army Bicycle Mounted with a Colt Machine Gun and New Army Tandem Bicycle". Sixteen pages, tiny pin holes at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$65.00
186201

1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company in 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393039032849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 19, 1898 * 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).    The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "The Other Fellow can easily & successfully operate and care for a Winton Motor Carriage....". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The back page also has a small illustrated ... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2021 15:05

$59.00
186178

(6) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN American Civil War Era INVENTIONS Prints 1864 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372629521

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old magazines: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment. Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:30

$39.00
186177

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372629275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, various foxing, archival repair inside, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner 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 issues, less than ... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:29

$30.00
186130

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372528145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very light damp stain at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:53

$30.00
186123

BERT HINKLER Australian Aviator Airplane Pioneer BODY FOUND Italy 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372522429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 29, 1933 * Bert Hinkler's body recovered * Australian aviator and inventor The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Find Six Dead in Two Planes; Hinkler, Famous Flyer, Victim" with photo of Hinkler is on the back page. (see) Hinkler went missing almost 4 months earlier during a solo flight record attempt. Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 30, 2020 13:48

$40.00
186090

Thomas Edison ELECTRIC LIGHTS New York City for the 1st Time 1882 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034065414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1882  * New York City illuminated by electric lights * New York Times building is one the first lighted The back page has a rather notable report on the beginning of the conversion of illumination by gas to illumination by electricity, headed: "Electricity Instead Of Gas". The report begins: "Many persons...that pour down Fulton St....had their attention attracted yesterday to the lights in several of the stores on both sides of the street. In the place of the usual gas fixtures were those of the Edison Electric Illuminating Company..." with much more descriptive text. The front page has an article on Edison's s electric railway in Geneva Switzerland. Eight pages, minor tears at the ma... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:28

$68.00
185958

Aviator CHARLES K. HAMILTON Historic Airplane Flight w/ Photos 1910 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028664467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910  * Aviator Charles K. Hamilton * "crazy man of the air" In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of the special train during his flight from New York to Philadelphia and return on June 13th. "The Latest Form of Racing." Charles Hamilton was a notable daredevil flyer at the time (see hyperlink). The event featured in this issue is mentioned in Wikipedia. Inside has 3 more photos and text headed: "Hamilton's Round-Trip Aeroplane Flight from New York to Philade... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:55

$38.00
185489

THOMAS EDISON Electric Light Bulb Invention MENLO PARK NJ 1879 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000036735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, New York, Dec. 24, 1879  * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Menlo Park The ftpg. begins with a great article, taking over a full column, headed: "EDISON'S LAMP YET BURNING" "The Inventor's Calculation that this is Equivalent to Ordinary Family Use for 24 Days--How the Electricity Is Obtained, and How it is to be Distributed by Wires". This is a wonderful article on Thomas Edison's electric lamp, Edison has quotes in this article, as he defends the success of his new invention, particularly against the criticism of William Sawyer. A great article on one of the inventions that would change the way people would live. Four pages, some archival mends inside, some margin tears generally nice co... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:15

$140.00
185454

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999746522

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, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:45

$40.00
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