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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Triumph

    • Circa 1907
    • "Circa 1907 The Edison Triumph Model D pre-dates the Edison Opera. The lightweight, freestanding horn is something of a wonder in that there is no need for a crane to support the horn. Notice the wax cylinder being used on this instrument.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Autopiano

    • Circa 1911
    • "Circa 1911 The auto-player piano features a vacuum system that pushes a rod up into a part of the piano action to send each hammer to the strings, plus more pneumatics to drive the motor, activate the sustain pedal, and in some cases control the...
    • Tanzbar Accordion

    • Circa 1800-1900s
    • "Circa late 1800's and early 1900's This Tanzbar Accordion is on one of thousands of the small and medium size Tanzbar paper roll players produced. It has 28 keys and uses 4 inch paper rolls. There are two Tanzbar Accordion's in the Templeton...
    • Pathe 1

    • Circa 1905
    • "Circa 1905 Also known as the New Perfecta. The baseboard of the mechanism reverses to form a lid with machinery suspended below. The crowning cockerel is the Pathe mascot.
    • Philco Model 71- Cathedral

    • Circa 1932
    • Designed by Clyde Shuler, this one of the finest catherdral radios ever made. Introduced in 1932 to offset a drop in sales of high priced sets, the Philco cathedral went on to become on of the most popular radios of all time and is especially...

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