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Auction archive: Lot number 730

Rare Hand-Cranked Berliner GramophoneRare Hand-Cranked Berliner Gramophone

Estimate
US$12,000 - US$18,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 730

Rare Hand-Cranked Berliner GramophoneRare Hand-Cranked Berliner Gramophone

Estimate
US$12,000 - US$18,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Rare Hand-Cranked Berliner Gramophone, with 7-inch turntable, replica brass soundbox, wood traveling arm on turned ebonized pillar, belt drive from crank-wheel to friction-wheel and oak base with metal plaque stamped Berliner Gramophone Co., Philadelphia PA, and straight-flared black horn, base 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., (period elbow and felt, modern elbow also included, replacement crank and reproducer, old split in baseboard, five additional holes drilled for pillar). Literature: A similar machine is illustrated in Fabrizio & Paul, The Talking Machine an Illustrated Compendium 1877 - 1929, p. 34. The first Berliner Gramophone manufactured in the America, from late 1894. A smaller model, for 5-inch records, had been made in Germany as a toy from 1890.

Auction archive: Lot number 730
Auction:
Datum:
23 Aug 2008
Auction house:
Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
Beschreibung:

Rare Hand-Cranked Berliner Gramophone, with 7-inch turntable, replica brass soundbox, wood traveling arm on turned ebonized pillar, belt drive from crank-wheel to friction-wheel and oak base with metal plaque stamped Berliner Gramophone Co., Philadelphia PA, and straight-flared black horn, base 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., (period elbow and felt, modern elbow also included, replacement crank and reproducer, old split in baseboard, five additional holes drilled for pillar). Literature: A similar machine is illustrated in Fabrizio & Paul, The Talking Machine an Illustrated Compendium 1877 - 1929, p. 34. The first Berliner Gramophone manufactured in the America, from late 1894. A smaller model, for 5-inch records, had been made in Germany as a toy from 1890.

Auction archive: Lot number 730
Auction:
Datum:
23 Aug 2008
Auction house:
Skinner
Park Plaza 63
Boston, MA 02116
United States
+1 (0)617 3505400
+1 (0)617 3505429
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