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.
The Bilhorn, folding portable organ was invented by Peter Philip Bilhorn around 1885. Peter Bilhorn was an evangelist singer and composer who invented the portable organ for his evangelistic activities. He and his brother founded the...
The Quartoscope displays up to 48 pictures. The pictures are divided into four sets of twelve cards. The unit accepted pennies and nickels. The Quartoscope was manufactured by the Mills Novelty Company.
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...
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.
Known as the Victor Monarch, this machine was supplied in several configurations over its short life span. It was named Monarch to indicate that it was the "King of Talking Machines" up to that time. It has 10-inch turntable to...
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....