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MS 456 - Maxim Firearms and Silencers

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Title: MS 456 - Maxim Firearms and SilencersAdd to your cart.

Primary Creator: Maxim, Hudson

Other Creators: Maxim, Hiram

Extent: 1.0 Boxes


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Folder 1: Brochures - Maxim SilencerAdd to your cart.

Experiences with the Maxim Silencer by Hiram Percy Maxim

The Maxim Silencer - price list, operating information,  Models 1921, 1923

Folder 2: Correspondence - Carl H (?) to Mrs. Leslie Harwood, 1951-07-15Add to your cart.
Letter and envelope.  Letter is difficult to read.  Mentions Sam Maxim.
Folder 3: Correspondence - Hiram Maxim to Editor of Kennebec Journal, 1900-09-17Add to your cart.
Re: A man fraudulently claiming to be the inventor of the Maxim gun
Folder 4: Correspondence - Hudson Maxim to Editors of Youth's Companion, 1908-05-30Add to your cart.
Re: permission to use photograph
Folder 5: Correspondence - Maxim Silencer Company, 1921-09-26Add to your cart.
Reply to a customer about purchasing a Maxim Silencer.  Caliber and pricing information.
Folder 6: Correspondence - Theodore Roosevelt to H.P. (Hiram Percy) Maxim, 1909-03-12Add to your cart.
Thank you note from Theodore Roosevelt.  Planing to use guns in Africa.  Includes certificate of authenticity.
Folder 7: Drawing - by Hiram S. Maxim, 1901-06-09Add to your cart.
Military gun.  Possibly Maxim Automatic Machine Gun?
Folder 8: Handbook - No. 1770 Maxim Automatic Machine Gun, Caliber .30, Model 1904, 1917Add to your cart.
Originally published 1906.  This is the 1917 printing from the Government Printing Office.  74 pages.  Includes descriptions and drawings.
Folder 9: Photographs - Hiram S. MaximAdd to your cart.
Two portraits
Folder 10: Photographs - Hudson Maxim, 1906Add to your cart.
Portrait with inscription
Folder 11: Photographs - Hiram Maxim and Sam (H.P.?) MaximAdd to your cart.
Posing with machine gun. Verso: Hiram Maxim, his mother, Sam his brother, his wife.
Folder 12: Handwriten Quote - Hiram S. Maxim, 1903-09-04Add to your cart.
"Eternal vigilance is the price of success"
Folder 13: Trade Cards - Sir Hiram Maxim for Ogden's CigarettesAdd to your cart.
Three cards, two are No. 122.  The third is No. 12 (of 150 photographic series)
Folder 14: Photographs - Eli Whitney Jr. Daguerreotype/ Tintype, circa 1847Add to your cart.
Daguerreotype is framed.
Folder OS 1: Magazine - Country Life in America, Vol. 20, No. 6, 1911-07-15Add to your cart.
Practical uses of the aeroplane in commerce, travel, and war by Hudson Maxim.  p.27


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