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    Thomas Alva Edison: Using His Dictaphone Invention. 13 3/4" x 11 1/4" mounted photograph (copyright 1906 by Pach Brothers) showing Thomas Edison at his office desk, dictating a letter on his Dictaphone invention. Likely taken in West Orange, New Jersey. We direct your attention to a bookcase shelf where a very early version of the Edison phonograph sits. Two Edison inventions and the man himself, all in one photo! Minor chipping to mount. Minor, light scratches to photo.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 18
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