Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 23 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 23 spans the dates of February 1-December 31, 1872.
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.
"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...
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...