Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 82

The Fall Manuscript, Collectibles, Stamp and Space Memorabilia Auction

Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 987
Edison, Thomas (1874-1931) American inventor and businessman; he held more than 1,000 patents for his inventions, including the electric light bulb and the phonograph. Three-quarter seated photograph signed ("Thos A Edison") in black ink at lower right, 9 x 7", n.p., n.d. Some silvering and minor blemishes around edges and mount has remnants from a previous framing, else fine. A handsome portrait.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 988
Edison, Thomas (1847-1941) American Inventor. Check signed ("Thos A. Edison"), as president of Edison Botanic Research Corporation, West Orange, N.J., Sept. 21, 1927. The pale green check is drawn on the Savings Investment & Trust Co. and paid to Hermano León for $120. Stamped bank cancellation lightly touches part of signature. As usual, Edison's signature is beautiful. Fine condition.
Estimated Value $600 - 800.
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Lot 989
Morse, Samuel F.B (1791-1872) American painter and inventor; best known for his contribution to the invention of the telegraph and as co-inventor of the Morse code. Cut signature ("Sam. F.B. Morse") on a 1 x 2 ½" slip of paper. Closing from letter in another hand. Boldly signed with paraph.
Estimated Value $250 - 300.
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