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  • Description: Machine
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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...
    • Regina Hexaphone

    • Circa 1908
    • "Circa 1908 The Regina Hexaphone was manufactured in Rahway, NJ by the Regina Company beginning in 1908. The Hexaphone became the most successful of the cylinder coin-operated phonographs. While the Edison and Columbia predecessors only permitted a...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Regina Hexaphone

    • Circa 1908
    • "Circa 1908 The Regina Hexaphone was manufactured in Rahway, NJ by the Regina Company in 1908. The Hexaphone became the most successful of the cylinder coin-operated phonographs. While the Edison and Columbia predecessors only permitted a single...
    • Victor Royal

    • Circa 1902-1904
    • "Circa 1902-1904 This type "R" machine has a quarter-sawed oak cabinet with single-spring motor which requires windings prior to each playing. It has a front-mounted tone arm and was originally priced at $15.00.
    • U.S. Phonograph

    • Circa 1900s
    • This machine bears the name of Edison's export agency; the United States Phonograph Company. Its case is identical to that of the concert. This machine has the smaller mandrel for playing standard cylinders.
    • Columbia B

    • Circa 1901
    • "The Columbia Type B gramophone was known as the Eagle because it cost $10. The $10 gold piece was known at the time as the Eagle, so the phonograph acquired the same name. This machine has a nickel plated horn, key wind with open motor and...
    • Victor Monarch (Type “M”)

    • Circa 1903
    • "Circa 1901 This Monarch was so named because it was the "King of Talking Machine" at that time. This is one of the earlier versions of the Monarch. It has the front-mount wooden tone arm. The 10-inch turntable was designed to play the new 10-inch...
    • Victor V

    • Circa 1903
    • "Circa 1903 The Victor V was introduced in 1903 with a 12-inch turntable, heavy-duty triple springs, and choice of horns. It was the first machine with a 12-inch turntable designed to play the new 12-inch "concert" records. Like previous models in...
    • Brunswick Phonograph

    • Circa 1920s
    • Circa 1920s During the 1920s, the two biggest American phonograph companies were Victor Talking Machine and Brunswick. After producing and selling cabinets to other phonograph companies, Brunswick decided to produce their own phonograph...
    • Pathe N

    • Circa 1903-1905
    • This machine was distributed by the American Graphophone Company in America, but it was built by the French Company, Pathe. Pathe was noted for its recordings of opera, including Caruso's first opera.

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