Submarine Inventor Simon Lake Signed Check
Item Number: 3383
Distinguished Engineer who played a major role in the development of the submarine for practical employment. In 1887, Lake's "Argonaut" became the first successful voyage by submarine into the open sea. Lake also innovated submarine torpedo boats, sunken ship detection devices and many other nautical inventions. Signed check, entirely in his hand, 3x6", dated "Aug. 2, 1930" made out for "Cash" for the amount of "$90.00". Boldly signed: "Simon Lake". Cancellation holes do touch signature. Includes photo; perfect for framing.