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Inventors Alexander Graham Bell - Patent for the Telephone

United States Patent No. 174,465, issued to Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, became recognized as the "most valuable patent." Yet early efforts to popularize the telephone were met with disappointment. Though people paid to hear Bell lecture on "the miracle discovery of the age," for a long time they seemed unaware of its possibilities.
The Patent for the Alexander Graham Bell Telephone - Drawing One
The Patent for the Alexander Graham Bell Telephone - Drawing Two
View Patent Text - The written text that accompanied the above sketches where Alexander Graham Bell describes his patent for the telephone in detail.

The History of The Telephone
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