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    Zeppo Marx Wristwatch Invention Copyright Agreement. The youngest of the Marx Brothers, Zeppo took over the straight man after his brother Gummo left the act during their vaudeville days, later joining Gummo to work as a talent agent. A serious-minded amateur inventor and machinist, Zeppo invented a wristwatch that would monitor the pulse rate of cardiac patients. Featured here are the original patent application description and design sketches for said wristwatch, filed in Switzerland and dated June 6, 1967. One sketch is signed by Marx's co-inventor, A. Dale Herman, but not by Marx himself. The items are in excellent condition with light wear and a couple of fold creases.

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    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
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