1967-1990 Patents, Marketing & Investment Correspondence of Inventions by Nelson J. Waterbury Including a Vitamin A Cigarette Filter and a Combination Incandescent and Solar-Electric Light Bulb with Automatic Switching Device and Charging Means Therefor
(Americana - Inventions)

New York: No Publisher, 1967. F Including: 1967 letter from Nicholas Ridgley du Pont regarding Hauni Inc.'s (of Germany) ability to adapt existing cigarette machines to the Vitamin A cigarette technology proposed by Nelson Waterbury, with a copy of the patent design drawing and information from the U.S. Patent Office with patent numbers & standard forms, the invention "Smoking article and filter therefor containing Vitamin A" filed Oct. 28, 1966, another letter from a proponent and co-investor in the patent 'selling' the idea as something which would introduce Vitamin A into the respiratory tract to help its' function - there was concern with tobacco tainted with 3.4 benzo-pyrene found in smoke, with a clipping from a NY Times article on the "Strickman Filter" proposed for use by Pall Mall of Canada - about 10 pages of material all told - an interesting sideline are a few pages of material regarding the development of a Vitamin A tampon, concerning which also involved du Pont and which evidently used a similar system for the 'delivery' of Vitamin A; (with) about 10 pages of 1969 typed correspondence, faxes and telegrams regarding an investment scheme with the inventor and the juggling of funds and stocks among interested parties, some of whom were not trustworthy; (with) about 15 pages of 1990 typed agreements, fax letters, copies of U.S. Patent papers regarding the "Combination incandescent and solar electric light bulb with automatic switching device and charging means therefor" - including a fax from John P. Millhone Dep. Asst. Sec. of the Dept. of Energy writing of his interest in the research, citing "...The U.S. Department of Energy sees the development and commercialization of energy efficient technologies in lighting and other areas as critical to the national and world interest..." and with an agreement with an investor in the bulb process and other communications; (with) a couple of personal letters to one of the investors from the inventor and a friend on a trip to Europe, attempting to set a up deal for specialty steels in Germany and an unidentified copy of a clipping of an article regarding the invention of a voiceprint credit card devised by Waterbury, from an English periodical; light wear to materials, in good condition and an interesting group concerning an American inventor's varied work. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 21812)


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