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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:11 pm 
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I had the same idea of adjusting the photo - but didn't scroll far enough to see it.


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"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: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:46 pm 
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I think that the "little frightening" pyramid of cylinders is... a pyramid of empty containers! :D
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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:53 pm 
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I have been collecting these images for years. Here are a few of my favorites...


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"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: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
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How about this cute couple with a portable?


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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:16 pm 
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The little kid dressed in his finest.


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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:19 pm 
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briankeith wrote:
How about this cute couple with a portable?


Some parts of this photo are cuter than others!
"All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds." Richard Brautigan


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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:37 pm 
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JohnM wrote:
briankeith wrote:
How about this cute couple with a portable?


Some parts of this photo are cuter than others!


I was thinking the same thing. What cute shoes she is wearing...


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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
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Hey - be nice. Two young people in love.


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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
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briankeith wrote:
Hey - be nice. Two young people in love.


Yeah, but when he lowers his continuously tapering tone-arm into the undulating groove . . .
"All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds." Richard Brautigan


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 Post subject: Re: Period Pictures of Phonographs?
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Buy a bike or a Graphophone. Whatever suits your pleasure. The calendar is open to May, 1902.


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