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Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
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Hello everyone!  I am a collector of vintage lasers and holography and have found a very rare and special hologram I'd like to share with this group.  It is a 2.5"x4" sample of the American Eagle…Continue

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Bob Hess replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"That's very interesting Tom.  I was told many years ago that the back-up cover picture was planned to be the shot of the guy in the laser article with multi-colored laser beams shooting forward.  That guy is Pat Bischoff, then a laser…"
Friday
Bob Hess replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"Thank you Scott, for the references!  The Taung Child hologram was special to Ken Haines, who is also an archeologist.  They moved his holographic lab to South Africa to do the job.  There is a flaw in the exposure of it that takes a…"
Friday
George Thomas Wilson replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"Bob, One other little tidbit of information about this particular issue.  The Society was not 100% sure that they could mass produce this hologram in time for the issue's release so they had an alternate cover ready to go at a moments…"
Friday
Scott T. Shier replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"Thanks so much for sharing this with us Bob ~ ! Very interesting. Those hologram covers were quite an odyssey to get printed for sure. Check out this old prior thread here on the 'Corner related to the 1985 Taureg boy skull hologram on…"
Friday
Scott T. Shier replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"semper holography ! : - ) "
Friday
Bob Hess replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"I just received confirmation from Ken Haines that these samples are authentic.  He mentioned that he personally does not have one, and has never heard of another being found.  This hologram was groundbreaking.  Although not the first…"
Thursday
Bob Hess replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"No, both are thick stickers and cut to the size mentioned above.  These were made with the same model but before the NG job came up.  The first magazine with a hologram on the cover was Amateur Photography, June 25, 1983.  It was…"
Dec 5
Pece Kocovski replied to Bob Hess's discussion Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram
"Fascinating read Bob, just checked my copy and my brothers and both are looking right. Do you have any that are still attached to the March 1984 issue looking to the left?"
Dec 5
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Wrong-Way Eagle Hologram

Hello everyone!  I am a collector of vintage lasers and holography and have found a very rare and special hologram I'd like to share with this group.  It is a 2.5"x4" sample of the American Eagle hologram from the cover of the March 1984 issue that is unique in two important ways.First, it is not an embossed foil that is very thin, as on the cover.  This one is thicker, like a sticker.  In fact, the back has pressure sensitive adhesive on it that is covered with a yellowed paper that is split…See More
Dec 4
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