Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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Make: Victrola
Model:230
Serial #: 977 (of 3,395)
Year(s) Made: 1922-1925
Original Cost: $375.00-$480.00
Case/Cabinet Size: 36.75"H x 39.25"W x 24.5"D
Turntable/Mandrel: 12" turntable
Reproducer/Sound-Box: Victrola No. 2
Motor: Four Spring Motor
Horn Dimensions:
Reproduction Parts: None
Current Value: Unknown
Interesting Facts: Expensive Hand-carvings

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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These are nice machines. Congratulations!

I regretfully sold a very nice 230 (with a full set of albums) to a member of this forum. I know he has given it a good home, but if I were a bachelor, I'd have kept it...! ;)

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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A very nice machine. I like the look of consoles, they fit today's interiors much better than uprights i think. That four spring motor must be nice too, that should run for 20 minutes when fully wound.
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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Very pretty!

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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A really handsome machine!

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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More curves than my wife and she's a looker!

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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phonogfp wrote:These are nice machines. Congratulations!

I regretfully sold a very nice 230 (with a full set of albums) to a member of this forum. I know he has given it a good home, but if I were a bachelor, I'd have kept it...! ;)

George P.

indeed, and it's a keeper. I'll post some photos of it as well sometime soon.

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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The model 230 to me was always the look taken from an 18---in console version, surprised the value isn't matching the 18. Very nice victrola

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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Well the 230 is the console version of the xvii (17) which sold 18,698 units and the 230 sold 3,395 12 units less than the 18 3,407 in the crank version .

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Re: Featured Phonograph No. 114 - Victrola 230

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Yes it should be as much as an 18 as it cost more when new,and sold fewer but most collectors prefer uprights or table top machines keeping the value lower

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