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  • Manufacturer: Victor Talking Machine Company
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    • Eldridge Johnson Victor

    • Circa 1900-1901
    • This machine is similar to the type “C” model. Johnson took over the Berliner Gramophone Co. but was restrained from using the word “gramophone” because of a litigation suit of the Universal Talking Machine Co. At this point, he began using the...
    • Victor (Type D)

    • Circa 1903-1907
    • "Circa 1903-1907 The Type D Victor was the first Victor to be equipped with a 12-inch turntable. The oak cabinet housed a 3-spring motor. It was available with concert or exhibition sound box. This instrument has the new plainer cabinet with...
    • Victor I

    • Circa 1903-1905
    • After the turn of the century, Victor introduced the family of six talking machines numbered I through VI. They were the foundation of the company's growth. All six featured the new “tapering hollow arm.” This machine, called “Victor the First,”...
    • Victor Victrola VVS-215

    • Circa 1930s
    • Victor sold two versions of the VV-215, the “Standard” and the “S” models. The “S” model had provisions for mounting a radio in the left-hand side; on these models, the top to the left side can be opened. On Standard models, the left side top does...
    • Type Z Victor

    • Circa 1903-1908
    • "Circa 1903-1908 In 1903 the Type Z replaced the Royal as the lowest cost ($20.00) talking machine in the Victor lineup. In July, 1905 a new Type Z utilizing the cabinet and motor of the Victor I was announced at the even lower price of $17.00. The...
    • Victor XXV Circa 1913-1925

    • Circa 1913-1922
    • Referred to as the 'Schoolhouse Victor, this machine was manufactured with a plain cabinet and was designed for use in educational institutions. The lid was removable so it could be turned around and hung backward from the rear of the cabinet when...
    • Victor XXV Circa 1913-1925

    • Circa 1913-1922
    • Referred to as the "Schoolhouse Victor, this machine was manufactured with a plain cabinet and was designed for use in educational institutions. The lid was removable so it could be turned around and hung backward from the rear of the cabinet when...
    • Automatic Electrola

    • Circa 1928-1932
    • The model Nine-Fifty is a combination of the Automatic Electrola and the Radiola Super-Heterodyne. The Radiola Super-Heterodyne operates in conjuction with the power-amplifier unit. The Electrola has a program of approximately one hour's duration,...
    • Ten-sixty-nine

    • Circa 1928
    • "Circa 1927-1928 This Orthophonic record player with record changer is identical to the 10-50 in the victor room except that it has the added feature of an electric amplifier. The advantage of this system is that the volume can be adjusted by...
    • Nipper

    • Circa 1884-1900
    • The brown ears and glass eyes of this dog are characteristic of the earliest dogs made. This particular Nipper stood in the window of the O.K. Houck Piano Co. in Memphis. When "Father of the Blues" W.C. Handy was in good favor with Houck, Handy's...
    • Victrola XVI

    • Circa 1921-1924
    • "Circa 1921-1924 The Victrola XVI was renamed the Victrola No. 120 in 1921 to reflect Victor's new naming scheme. The instument included record albums, a gold-plated 12-inch turntable, Victrola No.2 sound box, semi-automatic brake and automatic...
    • Nipper

    • Circa 1884-1900
    • "This trademark of “His Master's Voice” was first used circa 1900 by Emile Berliner (European His Master's Voice) & Eldrige Johnson (subsequently Victor, USA) The original picture of Nipper listening to the phonograph was made with Nipper and the...

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