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Description: In this polite typed letter signed, de Forest writes in part: “…It is naturally gratifying to receive birthday wishes such as yours from those who believe that one has accomplished worthwhile work in the world.”

Written on an 11″ x 8 1/2″ sheet of “American Television Laboratory Ltd.” imprinted stationery.┬áItem #A01441

Lee de Forest (1873-1961) held over three hundred patents and is known as an early pioneer in radio technology and influential in developing sound-on-film recording used for motion pictures.

Condition: Mounting residue on verso with slight bleed-through to recto, mailing fold lines, otherwise good condition with a bold signature.