Maxim Weston Electric Co., 3/- shares, 1889, Hiram Maxim.



Maxim Weston Electric Co., 3/- shares, 18[89], embossed seal depicting light filament, black, folds, very fine.   The company was merger of The United States Electric Lighting Co. and Weston Electric Lighting Co. in England. Hiram Maxim, the American inventor of the maxim Machine Gun, patented an electric lamp in 1880 which, at the time, was second only to that of the Edison Electric Light Co. who had filed a patent in 1879 for a similar lamp.   This image is from our archive; you may receive a different serial number but the condition will be the same.

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