1898 Article Navy Battleships Kearsarge Illinois Turret - ORIGINAL SCA1


This is an original 1898 2-page article from the Scientific American Journal from January 29th entitled "The Latest Battleships For The United States Navy". This article details the Alabama, Illinois, Wisconsin, Kearsarge, and Kentucky water vessels.


This 113+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate aging in margins. Moderate creasing.No natural defects. Some heavy surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that this a two-page article on one double-sided page. Please note that there is bleed through due to print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches; 26 x 39 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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