Small Machines - Show Us What You've Got...

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Small Machines - Show Us What You've Got...

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Brian's recent post about his Yale Bluebird machine got me inspired to start this thread. Let's post pics of some of the unusual, strange or ordinary small machines in your collections. I love these small machines and am always looking for them...
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Here is my Brunswick Parisian...
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Here is my Thorens Excelda with a black nickel finish...
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Do these count? :lol:
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Of course... those are cool.
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That red Excelda really pops! :)

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Curt A wrote:Here is my Thorens Excelda with a black nickel finish...
Sorry if that's a stupid question, but what is a black nickel finish? Is it nickel plated and then painted black or is there some kind of nickel plating that produces a black finish :?:

Nice machines by the way. :)

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Here's my Bing Pigmyphone, made in Nuremberg, Germany. That's what the kids who had to have everything played with around 1930 :lol:

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The Belgian Colibri (hummingbird). This little guy even sounds great!
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Good initiative for this new post Curt A, also like the small machines, especially the toy, your Brunswick is very interesting, I have a Pigmyphone Bing identical to his friend Andreas, the Belgian Roaring20s Hummingbird is very small and interssante, have some toys, and the favorite of my collection is this Play-ola photo.
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