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The Genius of the Reticent Inventor – Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell made the first long-distance telephone call in 1892, reaching Chicago from New York photo: Stefano Bianchetti

by Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher   “The Boston Advertiser prints an interesting account of an experiment in carrying out a conversation by word of mouth over a telegraph wire, made by […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Einstein’s telescope, $432,500, Christie’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Einstein’s telescope, $432,500, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Albert Einstein’s personally owned telescope, made in the late 19th century by the Paul Dorffel Company (Berlin), sold for […]

Copy of Declaration, $10,620; Archives Int'l

Copy of Declaration, $10,620; Archives Int’l Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far A circa-1840s Peter Force copy of the Declaration of Independence sold for $10,620 at […]