Edison Concert Phonograph – Circa 1899


Early Edison Concert Phonograph.  Serial #C5430.  Last patent date May 31, 1898.  The original shellac finish on the oak case is mint.  Original parts throughout, the only replacement part was the small wooden knob on the front drawer.  Nickeled parts have Excellent finish.  The gold pinstriping and detail are very intact with some minor loss.  The black bedplate is like new.  The 5" mandrel is original.  The crank is original, the early square hole type.  There is an original shaver attached.  The reproducer is an original automatic reproducer.  The case lid  measures 16 1/2" x 11 3/4" x 17"tall.  It is in Excellent Condition except for one area along the edge which has some veneer missing. Also included with this machine is the following: Chip Brush; Oil Can; Early Standard Recorder which needs minor repair; "TIZ-IT" horn connector; 30" Brass Horn; Horn Floor Crane; One Concert Cylinder, it is a Columbia Concert Cylinder in an Edison Box. Title: "Coming Thru The Rye", Played by Wm. Tucson, Clarinet Solo, #3403?. Condition is Very Good to Excellent with surface noise and a few small mold spots. – SOLD