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.
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 Monarch was so named because it was the "King of Talking Machine" at that time. This is one of the earlier versions of the Monarch. It has the front-mount wooden tone arm. The 10-inch turntable was designed to play the new 10-inch...
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Original cost $45.00.
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Price, $45.00.
This type "R" machine has a quarter-sawed oak cabinet with single-spring motor which requires windings prior to each playing. It has a front-mounted tone arm and was originally priced at $15.00.
The Victor V was introduced in 1903 with a 12-inch turntable, heavy-duty triple springs, and choice of horns. It was the first machine with a 12-inch turntable designed to play the new 12-inch "concert" records. Like previous models in...
The Type D Victor was the first Victor to be equipped with a 12-inch turntable. The oak cabinet housed a 3-spring motor. It was available with concert or exhibition sound box. This instrument has the new plainer cabinet with...
In 1903 the Type Z replaced the Royal as the lowest cost ($20.00) talking machine in the Victor lineup. In July, 1905 a new Type Z utilizing the cabinet and motor of the Victor I was announced at the even lower price of $17.00. The...
This Monarch differs from other Monarchs on display in that it is equipped with the new rear-mount tapered tone arm. The two-spring motor offered sufficient power to play three 10-inch records with one winding.
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 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...
The Victrola XVI was renamed the Victrola No. 120 in 1921 to reflect Victor's new naming scheme. The instument included record albums, a gold-plated 12-inch turntable, Victrola No.2 sound box, semi-automatic brake and automatic...
The 4-40 Orthophonic floor model was introduced in 1927 and offered a larger and more stylish, mahogany finish, cabinet design. In 1927 the selling price was $165.00 and it is estimated that 95,642 of the wind-up units were produced....
The Orthophonic Victrola-Radiola 7-3 was similar to the 7-30 and the Alhambra I Victrola-Radiola. The intoductory price was $375 including the tubes. The radio, located under the left lid, was RCA's Radiola 20, a popular tuned...