LEE DE FOREST - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 11/05/1933 - HFSID 112640
Sale Price $306.00
LEE DE FOREST
The vacuum tube inventor signs on this card with "Thanks for good wishes"
Autograph Note Signed: "Melvyn R. Jarvis./Thanks for good wishes,/Lee de Forest". Black ink notations in bottom left corner in unknown hand. 5x3 card. De Forest (1873-1961) patented more than 300 inventions in wireless telegraphy, radio telephony, sound-on-film talking pictures, high-speed facsimile transmission, television, radiotherapy and related areas. One of his most important inventions was the vacuum tube that was used in radios and televisions. He titled his autobiography Father of Radio, but de Forest did not generally receive that recognition. He is regarded, however, as a major contributor to the development of broadcasting. Lightly toned and creased. Missing top left corner. Discolored along bottom and right edge. Mounting remnants and paper loss in all corners. Otherwise, fine condition.
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