Alexander Graham Bell - First Telephone Patent

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Alexander Graham Bell - First Telephone Patent

Alexander Graham Bell - First Telephone Patent
Alexander Graham Bell - First Telephone Patent. USPTO

United States Patent No. 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and became recognized as the most valuable patent in history. Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Alexander Graham Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of the telephone's possibilities.

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Alexander Graham Bell - Telephone Patent Drawing Two

Alexander Graham Bell - First Telephone Patent
Alexander Graham Bell - First Telephone Patent. USPTO

United States Patent No. 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and became recognized as the most valuable patent in history. Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Alexander Graham Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of the telephone's possibilities.

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Alexander Graham Bell - Telephone Patent Text - Click on image for larger view.

Patent Text
Patent Text. USPTO

United States Patent No. 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and became recognized as the most valuable patent in history. Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Alexander Graham Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of the telephone's possibilities.

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Alexander Graham Bell Telephone Patent Text 2 - Click on image for larger view

Patent Text
Patent Text - Page 2. USPTO

United States Patent No. 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and became recognized as the most valuable patent in history. Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Alexander Graham Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of the telephone's possibilities.

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Alexander Graham Bell Telephone Patent Text 3 Click on image for larger view

Patent Text
Patent Text - Page 3. USPTO

United States Patent No. 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and became recognized as the most valuable patent in history. Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Alexander Graham Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of the telephone's possibilities.

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Alexander Graham Bell - Telephone Patent Text 4 Click on image for larger view

Patent Text
Patent Text - Page 4. USPTO

United States Patent No. 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and became recognized as the most valuable patent in history. Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Alexander Graham Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of the telephone's possibilities.