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The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 115

Edison Ediphone

Estimate: $100 - $200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
Early 20th century dictation/transcription machine. Serial number mpT370922. Power supply works and motor powers up but a drive belt is missing so the mandrel does not turn. Includes microphone dictation attachment though it is uncertain whether it is original to the unit. Rubber tubing connecting reproducer to headphones is corroding in spots and one earpiece is missing. 13 dictation cylinders included in the below-unit storage. Unit measures approximately 17" wide, 14" high and 14" deep. Large shipping item. May require multiple boxes due to number of components. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: antique, antiquarian, vintage, office equipment, correspondence, recording