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Zeppy
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Vic 1

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Well, considering this is a phonograph board, I thought I'd dig the pictures of my Vic 1 and let it be the first phonograph to grace the pages of our new home...sure, I shared the pictures a just last week...but we do need to get the phonograph thing rolling, don't we?

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Zeppy,

BRAVO! Our first Featured Phonograph (unofficial)! Thank you!

Regards,
John

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Neophone wrote:Zeppy,

BRAVO! Our first Featured Phonograph (unofficial)! Thank you!

Regards,
John
Well, it is a phonograph board....need at least pictures of one phonograph, don't we?


Once you start the ball rolling again, I'll fill out all the requisite description forms again, and make it "official"

:D

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Re: Vic 1

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Just looking back at the first machine featured here...I am amazed at how clean many of the US machines are. Is it easy to find good examples of machines in the US or are these just the few lucky survivals.

BTW - nice machine Zeppy.

RJ 8-)

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Re: Vic 1

Post by Valecnik »

Richard, I think the nice stuff is hard to find everywhere and you have to pay for it. Nices machines in the US bring markedly more than mediocre examples of the same machine do. I think that's a world wide phenomenon (or should I say phonomenon :lol: ) though.

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I think "nice examples" turn up more frequently in the USA thanks to basements & attics.
Over here, I've seen 2 houses with an attic in my entire life, and heard of one house with a basement. Machines here either sit in a living area of a house where they've been exposed to household traffic for 80 or 90 yrs, or they're thrown in a garage or garden shed & are exposed to less than desirable conditions.

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Re: Vic 1

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Oddly enough, my machine had to be purchased in parts, so although the case and motor came in near perfect original condition, someone had gone through a process of taking it apart and scattering the parts to the four corners of the earth. I don't know if the fact that it was taken apart meant that someone better stored what was left (easier to store), or if I would have expected a complete machine lost and forgetten to be in better condition.

Either way, someone stored this machine relatively carefully, or just forgot about it in an environment condusive to protecting the machine.

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Re: Vic 1

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Hi,
I know this is an older post but I just ran across it. I'm looking for a motor for my Victor I and I think I found one exactly like this. Could you send me more pics of the motor for your Victor I?
Thanks so much.
Charles E.
P.S. could I bother you for measurements between the mounting holes on the motor board?

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This article may be of help:

http://www.antiquephono.org/victorvictr ... ld-braker/

George P.

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Re: Vic 1

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I'll gladly add pictures and measurements in the next couple days....feel free to message me as well if you have any other questions about the machine...

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