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by phonogfp
Wed Oct 13, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: The Phonograph Shop Update
Replies: 5
Views: 410

Re: The Phonograph Shop Update

Brian and Julie,

This is great news! Thanks for keeping us in the loop - - talk to you soon!

George P.
by phonogfp
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia BC Restoration Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 493

Re: Columbia BC Restoration Questions

I can't explain the rationale behind the instructions, but the yellow matter between your friction shoe and the weight is not original. Here are a couple of closeup photos of original parts which will hopefully help: https://forum.antiquephono.org/topic/502-daniel-higham-and-the-bc-graphophone-on-th...
by phonogfp
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: FOR SALE: Hawthorne & Sheble Rear Mounted Crane - $235 shipped
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: FOR SALE: Hawthorne & Sheble Rear Mounted Crane - $235 shipped

The H&S #4 crane was the first widely-available crane that mounted to a Phonograph or Graphophone, allowing the owner to dispense with a floor crane. These were introduced in 1899, and are occasionally found on Edison "suitcase" Homes and Standards, as well as Type A Graphophones. This...
by phonogfp
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: For Sale : Q Instruction Book Reprint - $8.00
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: For Sale : Q Instruction Book Reprint - $8.00

Dave D wrote: Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:25 pm Interesting that it shows two different types of horns!
Dave D
The $5 Q was supplied with a 10" japanned conical horn, but the QQ came with a 10" nickel-plated belled horn (along with the cabinet and recorder, of course).

George P.
by phonogfp
Sun Oct 10, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: How to replace belt Amberola 1A?
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: How to replace belt Amberola 1A?

The Amberola 1a and the short-lived Amberola IV are the only upright Amberolas to use a belt.

The Amberola 1b uses the same direct-drive mechanism as the Opera and Amberola III.

George P.
by phonogfp
Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Horn support base slide/attachment
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Horn support base slide/attachment

You bet!

George P.
by phonogfp
Sat Oct 09, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Horn support base slide/attachment
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Horn support base slide/attachment

Gary,

Why do some people take things apart and then lose the parts?

Hopefully these pictures will help.

George P.
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by phonogfp
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Edison Home Serial Number Question
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Edison Home Serial Number Question

You're very welcome!

George P.
by phonogfp
Fri Oct 08, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Edison Home Serial Number Question
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Edison Home Serial Number Question

Yes, a Model B which left the factory in May 1907.

George P.
by phonogfp
Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: A repurposed Edison grille
Replies: 11
Views: 375

Re: A repurposed Edison grille

AmberolaAndy wrote: Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:11 pm Maybe the designers at Edison got the idea from the homes at the time.
No doubt there were patterns available that offered variations on the Rococo theme.

The Edison cabinet was designed by Edward F. Pooley in Philadelphia.
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George P.