Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 86

Edison Gem Phonograph with Crank and Lid

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
Cylinder player. Serial # G197899. Latest patent date on manufacturer plate is Nov 17, 1903. Crank turns but mandrel does not engage. There is a whirring sound from within however indicating parts in motion so this is possibly a belt problem. Exhibits wear consistent with age. Base unit measures approximately 10" wide, 8 1/2" high and 7 1/2" deep (9" high with lid attached). Horn measures approximately 14" long and 7" across at its widest (with quite a few dings in the brass). Sold as-is. For parts or repair. 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