22 June 1835 letter/cotton receipt transmitting $30.00 from Maddux & Woods to Aaron Spell. Receipt details cotton sales from May 1834 to June 1835 to various persons, sold for Aaron Spell by Maddux & Woods, New Orleans.
An improvement over the Johnson Type "A, this machine has a larger square base. It sold for $18.00 with spring motor, black and brass horn, and Johnson reproducer. It plays 7-inch lateral cut disc records.
An inexpensive mahogany-finished model with 8-inch turntable, speed regulator, single-spring drive, and flowered metal horn with "soft amber hue. The horn in 16-inches long with 14-inch bell. Original cost: $17.50.
The Victor of 1902 has a polished mahogany cabinet with hinged top measuring 14 x 14 x 7.25 inches. It features an improved speed adjustment that indicates the rpm of the 10-inch turntable. This model originally sold for $50.00.
This model, a Home has the "new style" cabinet using the red and gold banner. It is now known as the "Long-Case Home. It originally sold for $40, which was an increase from $30 in 1899. It weighs 25 lbs.
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....
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...
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Original cost $45.00.
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Price, $45.00.
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.
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...
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...
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...
The lowest-priced victor of the period, the Victor Junior featured an oak cabinet with nickel trimming. The horn was black japanned. It has a combination brake and speed regulator for 8-inch turntable. Original cost: $10.00.