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 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....
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.
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 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...
"Circa early 1900's
This Regina music box has a phonograph mechanism installed so it can play both music box discs and phonograph disc records. The door slide open to reveal a horn when playing records.
"Late in the 1920s, the Edison Company produced a series of COMBINATION type radio-phonographs. This C-2 is such an example.
The C-1 was the most expensive model, and is extremely rare today. The C-2 was designed for the upper middle class and...
"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...