One Of A Kind Collectibles presents a selection of patents, photographs, and documents in the upcoming Rare Autograph Auction. Particularly highlighted is a collection of 37 original British patent letters related to Edison’s invention of the light bulb and incandescent lighting. The auction house notes, “This important British collection has the key patents related to the incandescent lamp… pav[ing] the way for the universal domestic use of electric light.” The collection includes four patents issued to Sir Joseph Swan, an English scientist and co-inventor of the incandescent lamp.
With over 150 lots, the sale also features names such as Abraham Lincoln, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, Albert G. Spalding, and Rain in the Face. A letter written by Abraham Lincoln before his inauguration is highlighted. The letter is in response to an autograph request from an “R. M. Green.” A limited-edition photograph of the Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston 1965 rematch and a signed letter by Albert Einstein are other notable lots. View the full catalog and register to bid online on Invaluable.
# of Lots:146
Price Range:$100 - $175,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Edison's Original Patent for the Light Bulb and Archive of 37 Patents For the Birth of the Incandescent Light! The Control of Light in Europe|| Estimate: |
|Abraham Lincoln Sends signature as President-Elect|| Estimate: |
|Albert Einstein|| Estimate: |
|Muhammad Ali Signed Match Agreement|| Estimate: |
|Ginger Rogers|| Estimate: |