[QP0100896], Agreement, American Graphophone Co, Jesse H Lippincott, August 6th, 1888

Item

Abstract

Supplemental agreement allowing Lippincott to handle the phonograph as well as the graphophone; selling price of graphophone shall not be over $100 but if it is the excess split evenly between Lippincott and American Graphophone; lease price not to exceed $100 without consent of American Graphophone; rights and patents of Edison to be available for purchase under 5-year option agreement with Lippincott; Lippincott to pay American Graphophone $10 on every phonograph sold or leased and one-fourth difference of cost for cylinders and supplies; if American Graphophone purchases rights and patents then $20 on each phono and haldf the difference on cost of cylinders and supplies; Lippincott to pay American Graphophone experimental expenses as follows: $15,000 first year; $10,000 second year; $7,500 third year; $5,000 per year over next ten years; graphophones shall bear patent numbers "phono quantities"

Date

1888-08-06

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

QP0100896

Folder Set

QP010

Title

[QP0100896], Agreement, American Graphophone Co, Jesse H Lippincott, August 6th, 1888

Microfilm ID

118:113

Publisher

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