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Featured Phonograph No 94

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Since it's "Football season" and I'm not really a fan, I thought I would add a couple of featured phonographs. My camera is not the best so I apologise for the picture quality.


Make: Victor
Model: VV-350
Serial #: 1216
Year(s) Made: Late 1924- Early 1925 (less than 1 year)
Original Cost: $235.00
Case/Cabinet Size(inches): 41.5 inches high, by 21.5 inches wide, 23.25 inches deep.
Turntable/Mandrel: 12" Turntable
Reproducer/Soundbox: Victrola No. 2 Sound Box
Motor: 4 Spring Motor
Horn Dimensions: ?
Reproduction Parts: Turntable Felt
Current Value: ?

Interesting Facts: Estimated production of spring motor type was 880. Was added to the catalog in late 1924 along with 2 other models, VV-360 and VV-370. Cabinet was offered in Mahogany only. Featured gold plating on exposed metal parts,air dashpots in the lid support,semi-automatic brake and automatic speed indicator. Was marketed to the more affuent buyer but very few were sold so all three models were discontinued in early 1925.
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Re: Featured Phonograph No 94

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Thanks for posting a really interesting Victrola that is very rarely seen. So, what's going to be next? You'd better shows us those great Brunswicks!!

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Re: Featured Phonograph No 94

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Hi Steve! The Brunswicks are next. :D

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Re: Featured Phonograph No 94

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This is a very nice machine, thanks for sharing. I really like the straight lines on these later uprights, very art deco. I've only seen a VE-360 before in the Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover, DE. Also a very handsome machine. Would you mind sharing some more detail pictures of the inside, maybe the brake mechanism, and the motor?

Thanks again
Andreas

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Re: Featured Phonograph No 94

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alang wrote:This is a very nice machine, thanks for sharing. I really like the straight lines on these later uprights, very art deco. I've only seen a VE-360 before in the Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover, DE. Also a very handsome machine. Would you mind sharing some more detail pictures of the inside, maybe the brake mechanism, and the motor?

Thanks again
Andreas
Thanks Andreas, I'll add some more photos this evening.

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