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.
The Alva is similar to the Triumph, but has an electric motor. It was initially priced at $85 but was never a big seller. It initially played 2-minute cylinders but was updated to play the 4-minute cylinders.
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.
The Edison Amberola was developed in competition to the Victor Victrola. Both machines have inside horns in answer to the housewives' complaints about dusting the horns on the smaller machines! This insturment plays 4-minute cylinders. The tone arm...
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...
The Edison Amberola was developed to provide competition to the Victor Victrola. Both machines have concealed horns. This particula model plays 4-minute cylinders. It has a moving tone arm and a stationary mandrel which holds the...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 29 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 29 spans the dates of October 1, 1878-September 30, 1880.