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Posted 3 years ago

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This is a Edison Standard Phonograph playing cylinder records. The cylinders are made of wax. It has a Model C Reproducer. The piece has the lid and crank and 35 cylinder records. This was the stereo back in that period. I've had this over 20 years and it sounds and plays beautifully. The first patent on it is Dec. 4, 1889 and the last on it is Oct. 18, 1892. The serial number on it is s151144. Made in Orange. N.J.,USA.

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  1. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Nice condition, with original decal. Crank her up!
  2. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you rocker-sd!
  3. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you toolate2!
  4. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you chevy59!
  5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 3 years ago
    GREAT piece, thanks for sharing
  6. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you kerry10456 and for the nice comment!
  7. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you senor_trunk and Vestaswind!
  8. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you destiny.g.v.!
  9. DMK678 DMK678, 3 years ago
    Nice!!!
  10. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you DMK678! How have you been?
  11. DMK678 DMK678, 3 years ago
    Your Welcome Your Welcome Your Welcome. Just Kidding Ha!!! I'M Great Thanks For Asking Would You Like To Call Me As I'M So Busy I Still Have Not Gotten To E-Mail You.
    Cheers!!!
  12. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you bahamaboy!
  13. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you oilman514!!
  14. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you James!
  15. Dottie Dottie, 3 years ago
    that is so cool officialfuel,the fact that it still works is amazing to say the least,it is a beautiful piece
  16. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you so much Dottie for the nice complement! When friends come over, I play it for them and they can't believe how good it works and sounds. Have a great afternoon! :-)
  17. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you AR8Jason! I have a Victrola record player out in the man cave to put on here. It also plays and sounds great. Have a great afternoon!
  18. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    I got a few with the photogragh, but I have found them here and there. I to have a couple of blue also. Most of mine have there cardboard containers that they go in with the lids.
  19. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you Chevelleman69!
  20. hjensen, 3 years ago
    Very nice piece. I just picked up today 3 cylinders in the boxes. 2 blue and 1 black. It's nice to see what they would have played on.
  21. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you hjensen for the comment!
  22. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you MooreAntique!
  23. Nova, 3 years ago
    Have an Edison and a box of cylinders that belonged to my grandparents. Very nice.
  24. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you Nova, after all these years it still plays! :-)
  25. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    I found one very similar to this one yesterday, it belonged to an old relative who passed away years ago. My father had tucked it away for safe keeping, we also found a box with a full set of 24 cylinders last Sunday. I cranked up the player yesterday and it still runs, but I haven't put a cylinder on yet as I have yet to find the horn. It is a beautiful machine, not sure that I'm going to want to part with it.
  26. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    You can still hear it without the horn.
  27. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Good to know officialfuel, but I'm going to keep looking for that horn. Dad didn't throw anything out, so I'm sure it's here somewhere, thanks.
  28. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    I just meant till you found the horn, just to see if it worked properly and if you had some sound. Have a great day! :-)
  29. leighannrn leighannrn, 3 years ago
    You are so diversified in your collection. Just incredible all the different things you collect. Enjoy looking at everything!
  30. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you leighannrn for such a nice comment! I try to buy and show nice things! Have a wonderful evening! :-)
  31. William Bridges, 3 years ago
    I have a old tube record player and about 200 tube records. what web site can I goto too find the value of these items. Can anyone help. Thanks William. If so please hit me up at durham5o@aol.com
  32. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thanks for stopping by William Bridges. You might try putting the name on google and see if it turns up anything.
  33. HistoryChef HistoryChef, 3 years ago
    Great machine! My brother had a nice little Edison cylinder player, and a slew of wax cylinder recordings...."Old Bill Bailey," "By The Light Of The Silvery Moon," etc. Bravo! Thanks for sharing, someday I'd like to own one.....
  34. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you HistoryChef!
  35. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you sanhardin!
  36. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you shughs!
  37. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you egreeley1976!
  38. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you vinylrecordsaddicted and Designer for the love!
  39. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you JonesFamily and aycockonxion!
  40. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you BELLIN68 and dermead for stopping by and showing some love! As always BELLIN68, thank you for the awesome compliment!!
  41. Decogirl1 Decogirl1, 3 years ago
    so awesome!! I dated a guy who had a player and a huge collection of wax cylinders. I had no idea these were from the 1800s - amazing that it still plays so well, what a treasure!
  42. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    Love it! What a great find. I guess I need to go pick'n with you!
  43. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you Decogirl1 for the love and the comment!

    Thank you packrat_place for the love and the compliment! Anytime packrat_place, there's plenty of picking here in Indiana!
  44. Signaholic Signaholic, 3 years ago
    These are great pieces to own and the fact that is still works is an added bonus, I know you must enjoy it official.
  45. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you Signaholic for the love! It's sitting on the living room table for everyone to enjoy that comes over!
  46. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you mtg75!

    Michael
  47. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    Thank you walksoftly!

    Michael
  48. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you crswerner!

    Michael
  49. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you Longings for stopping by on this Saturday and showing some love on the old Edison phonogragh! :-)

    Michael
  50. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you musikchoo for showing some love on the old player!

    Michael
  51. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you mikielikesigns2 for the love on the Edison!

    Michael
  52. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you chrissylovescats for the love!

    Michael
  53. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you miKKoChristmas11 for the love!

    Michael
  54. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you Saxymojo for the love!

    Michael
  55. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you blegoff for the love!

    Michael
  56. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you blunderbuss2 for the love!

    Michael
  57. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you AntigueToys for the love!

    Michael
  58. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you musikchoo for the love!

    Michael
  59. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you spiritinthesky3 for the love!

    Michael
  60. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you miike for the love!

    Michael
  61. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you bratjdd for the love!

    Michael
  62. officialfuel officialfuel, 2 years ago
    Thank you sugargirl for the love!

    Michael
  63. officialfuel officialfuel, 1 year ago
    Thank you eccentric1 for the love!

    Michael
  64. officialfuel officialfuel, 1 year ago
    Thank you scottvez for the love!

    Michael
  65. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Your welcome-- did yours come in this condition or was it restored?

    scott
  66. officialfuel officialfuel, 1 year ago
    scottvez, I found it in this condition. It still plays well. It's sitting on the living room table for all to see when they enter the room. I love playing for people when they ask. Thank you for asking! Have a great Sunday!

    Michael

  67. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    It sounds like it found the perfect home to be appreciated! Enjoy it.

    scott
  68. officialfuel officialfuel, 1 year ago
    Thank you filmnet for the love!

    Michael
  69. officialfuel officialfuel, 1 year ago
    Thank you pops52 for the love!

    Michael
  70. officialfuel officialfuel, 1 year ago
    Thank you musikchoo for loving this again!

    Michael
  71. officialfuel officialfuel, 9 months ago
    Thank you tom61375 for the love! Have a great week!

    Michael
  72. officialfuel officialfuel, 9 months ago
    Thank you geo26e for the love! Have a great evening!

    Michael
  73. danielle2136 danielle2136, 7 months ago
    How much would the records alone be worth individually?
  74. officialfuel officialfuel, 6 months ago
    Thank you danielle2136 for stopping in and asking a questions. I've seen them anywhere from $5.00 -$35.00 depends on condition and if there in the cardboard sleeve. They're called wax cylinder records. They play for about two minutes. Thank you again for stopping in. Have a great day.

    Michael
  75. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 months ago
    Thank you farmlady for the love!

    Michael
  76. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 months ago
    Thank you SPEEDWAYPICKER for the love!

    Michael
  77. officialfuel officialfuel, 4 months ago
    Thank you Beachbum58 for the love!

    Michael

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