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THE COMPLEAT TALKING MACHINE - by Eric Reiss; Everything you will need to know in one highly illustrated manual, to repair and restore your phonograph. Hundreds of photographs and clear drawings guide you through the mechanics, acoustics, cosmetics, and history of cylinder and disc machines. Easy to understand for the experienced collector and beginner alike. Price guide and many photos of phonographs and accessories.  New 5th Edition.  249 double-column pages.

Softcover ..Not Available

 

 

 

LOOK FOR THE DOG- by Robert Baumbach; All Victor Talking Machines pictured and described in full detail, as they were in original catalogues. Front and rear mount external horn models, Victrolas, Orthophonics, Electrolas, and Radiolas. 1901 to 1929. Everything a Victor enthusiast could ever want, including a 'Tour Of The Factory'.  320 Glossy color pages Softcover ... $38.00

 

THE VICTOR DATA BOOK - by Robert Baumbach; Companion book to Look for the Dog, a compilation of data from the Victor archives, covering 1901 to 1930.  Covers experimental products, Victor in the foreign market, methods of identification, record albums, serial numbers, product changes, reproducers & horns, and more!  Illustrations and photos.  Invaluable, incredible information.  335 pages.

Full size.  Soft cover...$38.95

 

 

COLUMBIA PHONOGRAPH COMPAGNION: VOL 1 : CYLINDER GRAPHOPHONES:

by Howard Hazelcorn; Comprehensive book covering the history of company, color pictures of all models with descriptions and details, reproducer, horn, rarity and price charts.

304 pages

Hardcover...$70.00

THE COLUMBIA DISC GRAPHOPHONE AND GRAFONOLA- Reprinted 1911 catalogue featuring several internal horn floor and table model as well as some external horn machines. Describes the 'new' "Concert Grand" style reproducer, needles, and double-disc records.

32 pages . $ 7.95

THE EDISON DISC PHONOGRAPHS AND THE DIAMOND DISCS- by George Frow; Comprehensive history with illustrations of Diamond Disc phonographs, reproducers, discs and accessories. Detailed info about each model.

Softcover book ... 294 pages

$28.95

EDISON BLUE AMBEROL RECORDINGS 1912-1914-

By Ronald Dethlefson; Intereseting historical overview of the introduction of Edison's 4 minute cylinder records as well as illustrating record slip inserts, descriptives & photos of recording artist, alphabetical record index, and more.

206 pages

Softcover...$32.95
 

EDISON BLUE AMBEROL RECORDINGS: 1915-1929 - by Ronald Dethlefson; This volume contains most of the supplements from January 1915 through May 1929 when Edison stopped shipping Blue Amberol records.  Lots of illustrative material from pamphlets, catalogues and dealer magazines.  An informative chapter on many popular recording artists as well as "How Blue Amberol Records are Made - 1919".  Over 2,000 chronologically arranged selections (popular, foreign and operatic) annotated by facsimilies and reprints from original sources.  504 pages.

7 1/2" X 10" soft cover...$62.95

DATING VICTOR RECORDS- by Robert Pine (1976); Techniques by which to approximate dates of Victor acoustic recordings. Four page pamphlet outlining characteristics used to determine when the disc was pressed.

$ 3.50 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPAIRING THE VICTOR MOTORS AND EXHIBITION SOUND BOX - Detailed instructions for determining motor trouble, basic maintenance, mainspring replacement and other repairs. Also excellent step-by-step guide to rebuild and adjust Exhibition reproducers. Pictured are some interesting and specialized tools.

Illustrated 12 page booklet.

$6.95

THE 1928 EVERYBODY'S "HONEST QUAKER" TALKING MACHINE REPAIR MATERIAL CATALOG - This reprinted catalog is 136 pages crammed full of illustrations and interesting linear notes. In addition to its usefulness as a means to identify a full spectrum of talking machine parts, this catalog provides interesting incite into the state of the business of talking machine repair in the last months of the mechanical/acoustic era

$24.95

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SETTING UP AND OPERATING THE EDISON AMBEROL, GEM, HOME OR STANDARD - Reprint pamphlets. 

Specify which of the four...
each $3.50

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATING BRUNSWICK PHONOGRAPHS - reprint of 8 page pamphlet.

$ 3.50 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING ALL RECORDS WITH THE NEW BRUNSWICK ULTONA REPRODUCER -Reprint of 8 page pamphlet.

$ 3.50

MECHANICAL SERVICE AND REPAIRS - EDISON DISC MOTOR - Reprint of 12 page booklet. Covers inspection of motor and governor, mainspring work, and other mechanical problems such as motor noise. Setting height of reproducer also reviewed.

Not Available 

THE NEW EDISON LONG PLAYING PHONOGRAPH- Reprint of 20 page Instruction booklet for the installation of LP equipment on the Edison Disc Phonograph.

$ Not Available

VITANOLA - reprint eight page catalogue of cabinet designs and features of this Chicago, Illinois Talking Machine Company product.

$ 5.00  

THE PHONOSCOPE - January 1899 issue, reprinted as an example of the monthly Journal devoted to Talking Machines, picture projection, animated devices, and sight and sound related items. 20 pages (10 1/2" X 13 1/2") full of articles, notes and adverts from early phonograph companies.

$ 9.95

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