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 Post subject: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:57 pm 
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These were listed and sold on Ebay recently. I have never seen any of these listed before. Anyone know anything about these?


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:20 pm 
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Yes... They are picture overlays for the corresponding Emerson records. The overlays have a slot in them to play the record underneath, while the pictures stay stationary for viewing, instead of spinning around like other picture disks... These are hard to find, especially in this condition. Do you know what they sold for?
"The phonograph† is not of any commercial value."
Thomas Alva Edison - Comment to his assistant, Samuel Insull.

"No one needs a Victrola XX, a Perfected Graphophone Type G, or whatever you call those noisy things."
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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:31 pm 
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Yes, they sold for $75.00 each. I had saved them to my watch list because I thought they were really unusual and I have never seen them listed before. Thanks for the information.


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:56 pm 
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Hi phonogal,

Can you post a link to the eBay listing please? I can't find it in completed listings.

Thanks,
Bob


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:19 pm 
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Sure Bob.eBay Item #232568109838 eBay Item #362163542390eBay Item #362163542873eBay Item #362163543420


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:35 pm 
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phonogal,

Thanks for your help!

Bob


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:05 am 
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Wow. Those are really neat. I need to stop coming to this forum. You guys are enablers. My talking machine and accessary "must haves" list keeps on growing larger and larger.


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:47 am 
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travisgreyfox wrote:
Wow. Those are really neat. I need to stop coming to this forum. You guys are enablers. My talking machine and accessary "must haves" list keeps on growing larger and larger.

This is like the neighborhood drug dealers... Just happy to help you spend your money and provide a fix... :lol:
"The phonograph† is not of any commercial value."
Thomas Alva Edison - Comment to his assistant, Samuel Insull.

"No one needs a Victrola XX, a Perfected Graphophone Type G, or whatever you call those noisy things."
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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:25 pm 
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That's quite something! Never seen anything like it... even in a later era. Did anyone else make something like this in the 40s/50s golden era of kiddie records?


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 Post subject: Re: Emerson picture records
PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:59 am 
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There were only 3 records of this type released by Emerson. You can view better images on my web site:
childrenspicturerecords.com. Also there are lots of other children's picture records from various companies available for view. I started working on the site in November of '17. It has grown from 2 pages in January 3, '18 (when I had it first hosted) to 6 pages currently. I am adding companies/records as time permits.


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