Beautifully framed display of a Marconi signed NAWA certification.
Partly Printed DS: "G Marconi"
1p, 10¼ x 8. National Amateur Wireless Association
certification to James P. Buxton. Expiration date October 1922. Marconi (1874-1937)
out successful experiments with wireless telegraphy near Bologna, Italy in 1895. Two years
later, he erected a wireless station at La Spezia at the invitation of the Italian government. In
1898, Marconi established communications across the English Channel between England and
France. He was awarded the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics
in recognition of his "contribution
to the development of wireless telegraphy". In 1914, Marconi was appointed a Senator in
Rome. While in England in 1924, Marconi signed contracts with the British Postal
service to set up radio communication with all parts of British Commonwealth.
creased and stains throughout. Framed to an overall size of 19½ x 29½. Frame exhibits
wearing at corners.
Left knob was cracked and repaired.