Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 82

Columbia Graphophone Type B Cylinder Phonograph

Estimate: $50 - $100

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
Cylinder player. Serial # 400548. Latest patent date on manufacturer plate is Mar 30, 1897. Crank turns but when drive is engaged the mechanism spins out of control, preventing any kind of successful playback. Unit has been remounted to base at some point. Appears to be refinished and xhibits wear consistent with age. Rubber tubing connecting ear piece to reproducer is extremely fragile. Base unit measures approximately 11 3/4" wide, 6 1/2" high and 7" deep. For parts or repair. 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