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    • Olympia Music Box

    • Circa 1900-1904
    • This Olympia Music Box features an oak case with matching table top base. The pattern is embossed into all four sides of the case and base cabinet. The base has a single drawer that pulls out. The unit contains its own sounding board built into the...
    • Zonophone

    • Circa 1900s
    • "Circa 1900 The Zonophone resulted from the betraying of Berliner interests by a sales agent. All parts are attached to a cast-iron bedplate enabling the entire mechanism to be lifted as a unit from the case.
    • Edison Concert

    • Circa 1899
    • "Circa 1899 This machine plays large 5-inch diameter cylinders for increased volume. Concert phonographs were short-lived due to the fragility and bulk of the cylinders. The oak case has an all-enveloping cover. This instrument has a 4-foot brass...
    • Edison Home

    • Circa 1901
    • "Circa 1901 This model, a Home, has the “new style” cabinet using the banner transfer which appeared on the cover of previous models. It is now known as the “long-case Home.” This piece sold for $40 which was an increase from $30 in 1899....
    • 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.
    • Zonophone

    • Circa 1900s
    • "Circa 1900 Resulted from the betraying of Berliner interests by a sales agent. All parts are attached to a cast-iron bedplate enabling the entire mechanism to be lifted as a unit from the case.

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