Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 66

Columbia Graphophone Type AZ

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
Cylinder player. Serial # 295530. Latest patent date on manufacturer plate is 1897. Crank turns and mandrel spins, but weakly. The drive belt looks extremely fragile and the reproducer mechanism won't budge along its arm. Good amount of rust on metal base mount. Mahogany finish and decals appear original. Finish exhibits extensive dings, nicks and scratches throughout. Decal cracking. Base unit measures approximately 12 1/2" wide, 10 1/2" high and 8 1/2" deep (13" high with lid attached). Lid is missing a screw securing the handle. Inside it is wired in place by the locking mechanism's key. Molding at the front of the lid is coming loose. Sold as-is. Heavy shipping item. May require multiple boxes due to number of components. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: antique, antiquarian, vintage, music, recording