Featured Phonograph № 145 – Circassian “L-Door” VV-XVI

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Featured Phonograph № 145 – Circassian “L-Door” VV-XVI

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Make: Victor Victrola
Model: XVI “L-Door”, Circassian Walnut
Serial #: 33205 C
Year Made: 1910
Original Cost: $250.oo
Case/Cabinet Size: 49” H x 23.5” W x 25” D
Turntable: 12” Pressed Steel, nickel plate
Reproducer/Sound-Box: Exhibition (Serial #4315298)
Motor: 3 spring (Spiral drive)
Horn Opening Dimensions: 11.5” x 11.5” (floating)
Reproduction Parts: None
Current Value: ?????

Interesting Facts: The machine has a dealers tag from The Knight-Campbell Music Co. Denver, Colorado. It also has many record catalogs and extras that were stamped with the Knight-Campbell Logo. I went thru the Index and the Albums, and to my amazement the machine contained 95 of the original 99 records listed, many operatics! I have added a gold record brush and Victor Auto-Brake.

Cheers, Bob S.
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That machine is spectacular, Bob. Thanks for sharing. I feel humbled, but there’s nothing wrong with that. Even my wife said wow. That doesn’t happen every day.

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Very nice! Is it the original finish?

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That is beautiful!

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Fantastic phonograph! Simply amazing!

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Very nice! Is it the original finish?
Yes!

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Stunning!

I'm still working on the one I bought at Union, I was finally able to pick it up in July, but surgery on my wrists has prevented me from getting it finished up. I know some of you saw the one I got. It was filthy, but mainly decent and it has been coming along nicely, but I won't steal any thunder here. More about mine when it gets finished later (whenever that ay be).

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Circassian is so dramatic. It's like a swirled mixture of caramel and chocolate sauce. I think it's time for some ice cream. Lovely machine. Jerry

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First-- I blame Jerry for the bowl of ice cream in front of me right now! :)

The XVI is beautiful!! I am working on the C. Walnut XVIII I posted info about a month ago. I can hope that it turns out as beautiful as your XVI. Thanks for posting.

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Stunning. Thanks for sharing this.

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