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We're trying to raise money to buy back Nikola Tesla's old laboratory, known as the Wardenclyffe Tower, and eventually turn it into a museum.
Matthew Inman
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Shoreham, New York
United States
3 Team Members
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raised by 33,253 people in 1 month
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$850,000 USD goal
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  • $3USD
    Tesla loves the number 3

    And if you donate $3, Tesla will love you too. If he were alive today he'd totally high-five you and compliment your haircut and/or mustache.

    5393 claimed
  • $25USD
    Glossy Tesla Photo

    An 8X10 portrait of Nikola Tesla, printed with a glossy finish.

    891 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2012
  • $33USD
    Tesla > Edison bumper sticker

    Donating $33 will get you a "Tesla greater than Edison" bumper sticker: http://is.gd/GQTCGj

    5440 claimed
    Estimated delivery: December 2012
  • $50USD
    Wardenclyffe T-Shirts

    T-shirts are still available. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. We'll poll you for your size when the campaign ends.

    1406 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2012
  • $100USD
    Baseball Cap

    T-shirt PLUS baseball cap with Wardenclyffe logo.

    500 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    Signed copy of Wizard

    An author-signed (via bookplate) copy of Marc Seifer’s definitive biography, Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius. Mr. Seifer has done prodigious research into Tesla’s life and work, and this biography is filled with extensive references and fascinating facts about Tesla.

    20 out of 20 claimed

    Minature Tesla Coil

    Donating $200 will get you a miniature solid state Tesla coil as well as a Wardenclyffe postcard. Details about the coil here: http://amasci.com/tesla/microtc.html

    40 out of 40 claimed
  • $333USD
    Signed Tesla Geek Booklet

    $333 will get you a signed, numbered booklet (like a mini comic book) of "Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived." http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla They'll be signed and numbered by Matthew Inman, AKA The Oatmeal, and we're only doing a limited run of these booklets.

    314 out of 500 claimed

    Autographed poster

    An autographed Wardenclyffe poster signed by Tesla’s last remaining relative, William Terbo. Also includes all the above items: Wardenclyffe t-shirt, "Tesla > Edison" bumper sticker, Wardenclyffe Tote Bag, a Wardenclyffe poster, and a coffee mug. Please specify your shirt size: child(one size), adult ( S, M, L, XL, XXL) .

    40 out of 40 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2012
  • $1,000USD
    Autographed Tesla Poster

    A limited edition autographed Wardenclyffe poster signed by Tesla’s last remaining relative, William Terbo. Also includes t-shirt, baseball cap, and thumb drive with Wardenclyffe logo.

    10 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2012
  • $2,500USD
    Admission to Tesla Event

    Includes all of the above perks (shirt, poster, etc) plus admission to a Tesla event at the New Yorker Hotel in January.

    16 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2012
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