It's interesting in that the sides are all metal with a wood grain finish while the top is mahogany. As you can see, there are problems with the reproducer. There is a piece of potmetal broken on the back but it still locks to the tonearm w/ no problems. However, parts of the stylus bar are gone. Anyone got one they'd part with or should I send it in for repairs?? It's about 2 3/4" across.
Charles W. Shonk Company is a well known name in lithographed Tip Trays and other metal works. The American Can Company held a patent to a finishing varnish for application over lithographic ink. There's your metal cabinet connection.
thevictrolashop: I probably messed up my post on an odd horn machine called a Dulcetto with a tiny oak grained metal "Nifty Nirona" styled horn (unmarked) slotted crank, with an "it fits" Columbia add on reproducer. Nice guilded rear bracket as well. Any info appreciated.
Oct 9, 2014 6:44:15 GMT -6
willygram: I've had 3 talking machines for 20+ years but recently got all three working. I made a walnut cygnet horn in my garage for my fireside that just needs a few finishing touches but works and looks great. Pics if anyone would like. Fun chat/reading here!
Jan 9, 2015 22:03:58 GMT -6
emiracle: I have acquired Reginaphone model 240 lion head player that I am restoring. It is the dual music box and phonograph. Does anyone know if the the music box sproket and the phonograph spindle are supposed to turn at the same time
Mar 30, 2015 18:04:04 GMT -6
chinikhan: Is these phones are still available,I am interested on Model Q.
Apr 15, 2015 8:07:56 GMT -6
bigsplash1: I have an old Dixie High Grade Talking Machine. Anyone know the value of these? This one is in great condition and has lots of records, a few of which are metal ones.
May 8, 2015 5:52:28 GMT -6
robinette: I just bought the most beautiful thing ever. I have a Columbia Grafonola Model 213. I was wondering the value of it - I have zero interest of ever selling though. IT works perfectly and I want to hopefully find more discs. It currently has one. educate me
Jun 13, 2015 4:42:11 GMT -6
robinette: Bigsplash, I'd be interested in perhaps getting some of your records if they can be used on my machine
Jun 13, 2015 4:42:51 GMT -6
robinette: Can anyone find any information on Columbia Grafanola model 213.......I have scoured the internet...... NOTHING
Aug 25, 2015 20:48:42 GMT -6
delmont61: I acquired a Victrola VV215 and restored if for my daughter as a present. The motor worked fine,but seemed a stiff to wind. Took out the springs, cleaned them, and re-greased with Molly and a little gear oil. Still works fine, but it's still stiff.
Dec 26, 2015 11:41:07 GMT -6
rainycitygirl: I looked into a box I moved here almost 9 years ago and found (can't remember where I got it) something that looks similar in style as a handheld hole punch except at the "punch area".I believe it was called a wooden needle trimmer 4 talking machine.
Mar 2, 2016 21:58:55 GMT -6
rainycitygirl: Didn't see limitations before. Anyway,I would love to see it go to someone who would really want it. I found this site and thought someone here might fit the bill.
Mar 2, 2016 22:00:03 GMT -6
aaronben: I have a Mandel gramaphone that I am interested to sell.
Jan 7, 2017 19:07:36 GMT -6
cweastlick: Looking for a motor for my Columbia AH early model. This is the one with the offset crank and speed control/on/off switch on the top. Even incomplete motor would be helpful. Thanks!
Oct 17, 2017 8:22:21 GMT -6
waverley05: I have approximately 150 Edison diamond discs which I would like to sell. I live in Edinburgh Scotland. Is anyone out there interested?
Dec 13, 2017 8:30:07 GMT -6
jmad7474: I have a Japanese Victrola for sale, please contact me if interested
Jan 1, 2018 22:35:08 GMT -6
IncrediBill: Hi. Very cool. I like what you've done with the place. I am in the SF Bay Area. I would like to learn how to put my Golden Throated Claxtonola back together. I received it in parts. Finally I am interested in selling to someone for their own use. TY
May 27, 2018 12:15:23 GMT -6
eckster: Is anyone still on this forum. Need to update. No longer secure. lots of popup ads and the taskbar says not secure with a quotation mark. need to upgrade to windows 10
Aug 12, 2018 22:55:59 GMT -6
jimshoney10: I have a Cremona standing wind up phonograph. I've not seen this logo, or company before. It is not a Cremonaphon i need some advice
Aug 19, 2018 14:33:28 GMT -6
sjkkphares: Recently purchased a Sonora phonograph and hope to learn more about it. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Dec 15, 2018 9:17:36 GMT -6
cweastlick: Looking for an Edison Concert lid, early version
Aug 23, 2019 7:38:47 GMT -6