1899 Cover Scientific Air Compressing Machine New York - ORIGINAL SCA1


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original 1899 black and white cover for the Scientific American Journal for September 16th (Volume LXXXI, No. 12). This cover features an image of the compressed air traction compressing machine in New York City.


This 112+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Heavy aging in margins. Moderate creasing.No natural defects. Some heavy surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse. Please also note that there is heavy rub, creasing, and wrinkling.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 15 inches; 27 x 38 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)

Keywords specific to this image: machinery, factory, plant, horsepower, compress, mechanical, machine, wheel, gear, metal, pipe, piping, tube