Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 71

Edison Fireside Phonograph Model B

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
Cylinder player. Serial # 11334. Latest patent date on manufacturer plate is August 29, 1905. Crank turns but results in a grating sound within the case. The drive belt itself shows signs of corrosion and the mandrel spins at an inconsistent rate, affecting playback. Horn may be a marriage of parts. Finish appears original and exhibits scuffs and dings consistent with age. Lid clasp is missing from the right side of the case. Unit measures approximately 12" wide, 10" high and 9" deep (11" high with lid attached). 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