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....
Victor introduced the Victrola with an inside or concealed horn in 1911. Housewives had grown tired of dusting the outside horns! This machine is part of the "Humpbacked" series so named because of the outline of the cabinet. It contains a 12-inch...
"Made in late 1900
The Type "C" has a wooden tone arm mounted vertically. The spring motor was altered so that crank protruded from side of oak cabinet. This model also has the black and brass horn. Original cost: $25.00.
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 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 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.
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 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....
This Olympia Music Box features an oak case with matching table top base. The pattern is embossed into all four sides of the case and base cabinet. The base has a single drawer that pulls out. The unit contains its own sounding board built into the...