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...
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....
Referred to as "The Company Leader" and "Star of the Line" the "Baby Console" was the hottest selling Edison disc phonograph. It featured a center flap lid and record storage area on either side of the motor compartment.
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 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...