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Legendary American Inventor and Businessman, THOMAS EDISON, spectacular, museum-quality framed display featuring remarkable, 1-page handwritten letter in graphite and signed at conclusion, simply, "E". Countersigned by his son and future Governor of New Jersey, Charles Edison, along the right edge as “E” as well.

As Edison once said, “genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”. Salesman were crucial to Edison’s success, they were the backbone of the business that sold his inventions. As such he was in constant need of new salesman. Here we see Edison seeking to hire “just a salesman - not a sales manager type, worth probably $50 per week”.

CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY JSA (James Spence Authentication) expert examination. Sale includes original JSA Letter of Authenticity. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest EDISON documents available on the market

Thomas Edison writes:

"Only fair – just a sales man not a sales manager type, worth probably $50. Per week (?) traveler – think is reliable –

put him on the list as a traveler to get dealers –


Charles Edison has written along the right edge:

“Same here - E”

Minor condition issues to paper, consistent with age, use and handling, as shown.

Custom framed and archivally matted in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to handsome 11”x14" black and gold-colored wood frame. Exquisite PH-neutral red and black double mat with descriptive plaque, and handsome photo of the legendary inventor, under 98% UV-BLOCKING polystyrene pane.

NOTE: All SIGNATURIST-INK displays feature archivally mounted documents. This acid-free, museum-grade mounting tape releases safely and easily with simply a swipe of a damp Q-tip.

A handsome and impressive addition to the executive office, den or Man Cave, or to the History aficionado or autograph collection. An exceptional investment-quality collectible, and a truly rare and remarkable find.

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Sold as is, as shown.

THOMAS EDISON * JSA LOA * Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed Hiring Salesman

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