[QP0100866], Agreement, North American Phonograph Co, Jesse H Lippincott, Thomas Alva Edison, August 1st, 1888

Item

Abstract

phonograph and graphophone marketed separately but equally; price not over $100 or $40/yr rental; designates which are standard models for production; TAE inventions related for 15 years assigned to North American; TAE experimental expenses to be paid by NA is $15,000 first year; $10,000 second year; $7,500 third year; and $5,000 following ten years; experimental expenses to be paid upon vouchers showing actual cost with no profit to TAE; TAE ha right to participate in any lawsuits; sales restricted to US and Canada with ATE having exclusive right to manufacture and sell for export; patent numbers to be placed on all phonographs; contract valid on Lippincott carrying out terms of 28 June 1888 agreement "phono quantities"

Date

1888-08-01

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

QP0100866

Folder Set

QP010

Title

[QP0100866], Agreement, North American Phonograph Co, Jesse H Lippincott, Thomas Alva Edison, August 1st, 1888

Microfilm ID

118:98

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University