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by phonolamplighter
Sat Aug 28, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Modernola restore project
Replies: 10
Views: 792

Re: Modernola restore project

Welcome to the forum! What a great and worthy project machine. We have restored two Modernolas and are happy to help you personally with any details and pictures you may need. To add a few little things to Curt's good advice: Get a copy of Eric Reiss' book, "The Compleat Talking Machine" t...
by phonolamplighter
Wed Aug 18, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Sonora identification help
Replies: 13
Views: 321

Re: Sonora identification help

Great machine!
Here is a picture of the cabinet key from our Sonora Elite. The key from our Edison C-250 also works in the lock. Hope this helps.
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by phonolamplighter
Mon Jul 05, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: WANTED: Winding Gears for Cheney Motor
Replies: 0
Views: 61

WANTED: Winding Gears for Cheney Motor

Needing the Winding Gear and Intermediate Winding Gear for a Cheney motor.
The Winding gear has 22 beveled teeth, the Intermediate Winding Gear has 34 teeth at the base and 22 in the bevel.
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We would love to hear from someone that has a parts motor. Thanks for checking!
by phonolamplighter
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Hogan Micrograph ??? Anyone have one??
Replies: 7
Views: 374

Re: Hogan Micrograph ??? Anyone have one??

What a fascinating little player! A quick search in the Music Trade Review gives some incorporation information in 1899, see photo. A news article from the Evening Journal, Wilmington, Delaware, January 14, 1909, lists the American Micrograph Co. as having their corporation charter repealed due to n...
by phonolamplighter
Mon May 03, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Did Someone Here Get the Modernola on FB Marketplace?
Replies: 5
Views: 628

Re: Did Someone Here Get the Modernola on FB Marketplace?

Greg,
What parts do you need? We have two Modernolas and maybe able to help with those carvings.
by phonolamplighter
Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Can you identify this machine?
Replies: 10
Views: 768

Re: Can you identify this machine?

That trademark badge looks very similar to the Gramophone & Typewriter Ltd. trademark, Cherub on a record.

There are also several record labels with a similar design.

Good Luck. Hope you can track down the owner!
by phonolamplighter
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: FOUND!: Brake for Garrard or British motorboard
Replies: 1
Views: 172

FOUND!: Brake for Garrard or British motorboard

We are needing to replace the brake mechanism on a British machine.
See the photo, please PM if you have one to offer.

Thanks so much!
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by phonolamplighter
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Anyone ever seen the Crippen machine this goes to?
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Anyone ever seen the Crippen machine this goes to?

We have not seen a machine in person, however, this is one of the of-brands we have some research material on. The Walter Crippen Co. was incorporated in 1914. Sold a line of player pianos, also called the Crippen-Interpretone. The company branched out to sell talking machines in January 1920. The r...
by phonolamplighter
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Manophone
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: Manophone

Wow! That looks like a very nice machine. The Manophone was made by the James Manoil Co., New York. Slogan: "The Music Master of Phonographs." Began making talking machines in 1916, making 6 models with retail cost ranging from $15 to $200. The factory was moved from Newburgh, NY to Adrian...