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 Post subject: Is this a real Victrola.?
PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2019 9:08 pm 
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Saw this on ebay listed as a 1912 Victrola VV-IVa phonograph but doesnt look like any i have seen. What do you think? If it is a Victrola, is it rare?
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 Post subject: Re: Is this a real Victrola.?
PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2019 9:11 pm 
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This is definitely a "Franken-phone" cobbled together at some point. The internals are from a portable, and the case and horn are home made.

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 Post subject: Re: Is this a real Victrola.?
PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2019 9:19 pm 
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Yea, i suspected it wasnt, i dont even see any Victrola parts other than the tag


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