Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 91

Harmony Talking Machine Disc Phonograph

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
Circa 1909 disc player. This unit features a turntable spindle 1/2" in diameter that can only play discs with correspondingly sized center hole. Having no disc of this sort at hand, playback is untested. Crank turns, turntable spins and brake mechanism engages and disengages. Finish and decal appear original but the paint on the morning glory horn shows evidence of repainting. Exhibits wear consistent with age throughout. The felt on the turntable itself has a slice in the material. Base unit measures approximately 12" square and 7 1/2" high. Horn and arm section measures approximately 19" long and the eight-panel horn 17 1/2" across at its widest point. 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