WANTED: Edison Home with H&S Decal

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WANTED: Edison Home with H&S Decal

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Hi Everyone,

I saw this Edison Home on ebay the other day and the H&S decal really stood out to me. I have seen a very few over the years and would like to have one for my collection. Does anyone have one for sale or know of any leads to someone that might?

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Re: WANTED: Edison Home with H&S Decal

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The h&s decal has been reproduced .

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Thanks Stephen..I’ll check with Gregg if I decide to go that route..

Joe

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Bump…any leads???

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Re: WANTED: Edison Home with H&S Decal

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Any machines with H&S decals are rare - and especially Edison Phonographs since H&S was "blackballed" by Edison in 1899. Applying a reproduction H&S decal to an Edison that post-dates that event would be anachronistic.

Still, H&S labeled Edisons turn up from time to time. Be vigilant and patient; chances are you'll find one. As a case in point, I was fortunate enough to find this one last year (with the earlier style H&S decal):

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Hi George,

Could you please post a clear, legible picture of that decal please? I'm trying to figure out what the words are on the lower portion of the decal.

Thanks!

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Sorry Bob - - I took that picture several months ago in haste. That's what I get for low light with no tripod! here are a couple I just shot:

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Thanks for the great pics George! I don't remember seeing this decal before.

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Pathé Logical wrote: Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:43 pm Thanks for the great pics George! I don't remember seeing this decal before.

Bob
You're welcome, Bob. I don't think this decal design was used beyond the first few months of 1898. This Home dates from January. I'd be interested in knowing the models and serial numbers of other Edisons bearing this decal.

George P.

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