The father of the telephone was born this day in 1847. He passed away in 1922, but his telephonic contribution to our society continues to be a tremendous factor in everyday life. Not as many of us realize that Mr. Bell was also considered to be influential in aeronautics as well as a founding member of the National Geographic Society.
Use that famous, historic invention of his to make a date with destiny and experience History in VogueTM for yourself.
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NW Limited…History in VogueTM has had a busy year in 2007. We were at Sunday Market through monsoons and heat waves, and will be there again in 2008. NW Limited could be found at the Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival as well as various other local and regional events. More importantly, our History in VogueTM line has been expanded greatly this past year.
2007 saw the final phases of “Dead Reckoning of the Pacific Graveyard” shipwreck chart. The Beatles, the Jamestown, Virgina map (a celebration of the quadricentennial), Star Wars, Yoda, and Jimmy Stewart have joined the lineup also. Whew!
The Lewis & Clark maps, all three variations, are nearing the end of their availability. DC and Marvel comics are still available with many new events included in their respective editions. The Beatles pieces continue to be extremely popular. American Motorcycle just keeps getting better, and the USS Ronald Reagan is also still available for purchase.
2008, however, has brought the shipwreck chart full circle, and it is now complete, and ready to be presented to the public after four years of research and development. The lithographs are ready to go right now. A substantial 33″ long by 17″ wide, the chart is the largest piece to date.
They will be shipped in a 4″ tube along with a letter signed by the creator, Bill Brooks.
Contact Bill at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can score one for yourself, though they also make a stellar gift.
“Dead Reckoning of the Pacific Graveyard” is the ultimate representation of north coast and lower Columbia River history, spanning the earliest years of maritime history on up to present day. 500 of these beautiful charts are available as lithographs.
For the serious enthusiast, the framed, matted and custom version of Dead Reckoning will be available very soon for purchase. When framed, they will be an impressive 44″ X 22″ of unparalleled maritime history. (click to see detail area of the prototype)
We are taking reservations for those, now. There will only be 500 framed to go around as well, for a total of 1000 in the first printing.
To see our Hollywood-related pieces, you can go to Video Horizons in Astoria. While you’re looking for a couple hours’ entertainment to rent, take home a piece of Hollywood history forever. There are Star Wars, Yoda and Jimmy Stewart currently on display as well as the Easy Rider variation of American Motorcycle.
Don’t forget that NW Limited pieces include USPS first-day-issue stamps and postmarks. A postmark is only available once in a lifetime. We always start with high-quality or rare images, and (in some instances) vintage memorabilia. They are completely unique in that they encompass a wide range of collectability as well as being singularly beautiful displays.
Some of these editions will have authentic, original autographs available, so if you’re looking for something special in these categories, contact Bill Brooks.
These tributes are the epitome of History in VogueTM!
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(Underlined links are clickable so you can see examples of these pieces. Some are still available,though in many cases they have been sold. Inquiries are always welcome!)