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