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 Post subject: FOR SALE: MORE Machines to Orlando - VARIOUS PRICES SEE
PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:39 pm 
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Victor I
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I'm posting some of the machines that we're taking to Orlando show this year. So that means "free shipping"!

I've included mixed lot of off-brand machines too, so there's something for everyone.

1. SOLD I think this is an Oxford machine. It has Vic Jr cabinet and motor but a Zonophone back bracket and horn. There's no decal and no indication that there were ever screw holes for a "front mount". Very cute little machine that easily plays a 10" record and is proportionately appealing. It is one of the loudest machines I own.$595

2. Symphony. This is one of my favorite Columbia client machines. It has a original finish and beautiful oak striping and decal. Easily plays a 10" record with soft tone needles, but struggles a bit with loud tone. May need some oil or a new spring? Comes with 5 United records. $160

3. SALE PENDING Arionola. I don't much about this machine except that it was made in Boston and the maker was VERY proud of it. The name is on the front, on the reproducer and on the speed control. I guess is an example of early reflex speaker system? Decal looks better in person. Original finish. Plays 10" records with no problem and sounds surprisingly good. $220

4. Aretino. This machine really needs a good cleaning and/or resto, but it has good bones. All original and plays loud and clear even though the reproducer has not been rebuilt. Decal is a little weak, but still very visible. The cabinet is not oak and if I had to guess I'd say chestnut. It has the standard Columbia turntable config, so you could play regular size 78s if you swap the turntable out. I have 20 or Ar3tino records also available. $500


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: Machines going to Orlando - VARIOUS PRICES SEE
PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:14 am 
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I have seen all of these machines in person and they are in excellent cosmetic & playing condition, as described. You won't be disappointed...
"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."
My Wife


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: MORE Machines to Orlando - VARIOUS PRICES SEE
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:48 pm 
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Here are some other machines I'll be bringing if space allows.

I would consider trades, especially Columbia BII or nice Vic 3 (with or without horn)
Thanks,
Bob

1. Standard model AA. One of the nicest I've ever seen. All original including crank and turntable felt (which is pretty ratty. $ 575

2. Victor MS. Sometimes called an oak 4. My friend used to say "that's the way you like to find 'em". Original, in good condition and never messed with. Everything original here except one of the 3 springs were replaced. THe other two remaining springs were greased and the machine plays like new. The early brass gear machines are somewhat noisy, but this one is unusually quiet. Comes with early two piece pin elbow and spring load reproducer. $ 2100

3. SOLD Zonophone Model D. Out of my personal collection. This came from a Dr in Georgia known for his high end machines. Pictures speak for themselves. The reproducer in the wide shots are another concert V and not the one for this machine. The close up show the one for this machine. Sorry for the mix up.
$ 1600


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: MORE Machines to Orlando - VARIOUS PRICES SEE
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:57 pm 
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Your #1 machine, in the first grouping, is a Zonophone. They were very late and unlabeled. It looks to be all correct.


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: MORE Machines to Orlando - VARIOUS PRICES SEE
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:18 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: MORE Machines to Orlando - VARIOUS PRICES SEE
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:11 pm 
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Hi Bob,

Consider the #1 machine Victor Jr. with Zonophone horn SOLD , it still available. Thanks. Jim


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