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Posted 5 years ago


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This is the Victor Victrola model VV-XI that I purchased this summer at one of those half antique store half perpetual garage sales that seem to be popping up in our area.

This Victrola plays beautifully, is very clean and is one item shy of being complete (the cabinet key). There is zero veneer damage and no musty smell. It even has the needle cup that I was looking for for my first Victrola that I could find for no less than $40.

While bargaining price with the proprietor a deal was struck, at which time I was informed that if I loaded up the player I had to take the box of records too. There are about fifty of them (including Bing Crosby's White Christmas) that are stuffed into albums. An added bonus in the carton was a box of new needles and an unmarked RCA Victor record index that was meant to be a running list of the albums you had collected.

All for $100

What a day!



  1. eccentric1 eccentric1, 5 years ago
    Thank you officialfuel !
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Had one just like it but the wood-lice got it so I had to toss it. Saved some of the parts which I have somewhere around here. I don't know if I still have the chrome container for the needles. If I didn't live in another country I'd send you what I have.
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    What a great deal!
    Money well spent!
    The condition looks great.
  4. eccentric1 eccentric1, 5 years ago
    Thanks very much blunderbuss2 and packrat-place
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Know anybody coming to SXM & I'll get these parts together, if i can find them all, & send them up.
  6. eccentric1 eccentric1, 5 years ago
    Thanks very much designer, musikchoo and chrissylovescats (so do I)
    Also, thanks for your kind offer blunderbuss2!
  7. eccentric1 eccentric1, 5 years ago
    Thanks again toolate2!
  8. eccentric1 eccentric1, 5 years ago
    Thanks very much tlmbaran!
  9. REED, 5 years ago
    you have a beauty there. kinda looks familiar ;)
  10. eccentric1 eccentric1, 5 years ago
    Thank you MattyG, and the best of the New Year to you and yours as well!


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