Vintage 1904 VICTOR/VICTROLA w/ 31 records,needles inc.

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 16, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
This auction is for a very nice vintage 1904 VICTOR/VICTROLA, model VV4-3, #93948. It is made by the VICTOR Talking Machine Company in Camden, New Jersey. I have had this in my personal possession for the past 8 years, after purchasing it at an Antique Store. The owner of that store had just gotten it from an estate sale. I no longer have room for it, so it must go! (Non-smoking home!!) It stands 35 1/2 inches tall, is 20 inches deep, and is 19 inches across. On the idenification plate is a picture of Nipper looking into the horn of a Victrola and the words, "His Master's Voice". The plate also states, "Reg. U. S. Pat. Off., Made 1904, M. de.F.,M. Ind. Rotrda Nos. 4180, 1 de Febrero, 1904 y 6035, 17 de Enero 1906. Pat. in U.S.and Foreign Countries." T is a crank on the right side. It is mahogany in color, and has a lid that raises. The turntable has the original felt on it. T are two knobs on the front that open doors to two generous storage compartments for records. I have played this on a few occasions, so it works fine. The cabinet is in good shape for it's age, but for accuracy I must mention that on the left side of the cabinet t is a small piece of veneer missing as seen in one of the pictures. T are also a couple of places that the veneer has raised up a little. Overall though, the condition is very good. T are also 40 needles ... read more