1899 Cover Scientific Measuring Machine Naval Artillery - 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 February 25th (Volume LXXX, No. 8). This cover features images and text detailing the measuring and testing instruments used in the manufacture of naval ordnance and artillery.


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 and moderate rub, scuff, wrinkling, and heavy creasing.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 15.25 inches; 27 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)

Keywords specific to this image: weapon, weaponry, gun, gage, machine, machinery, mechanics, mechanical, mechanism, measure, bore, Naval Gun Factory, Washington