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    Sale 4249

    Mechanical Music

    18 April 1991, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 95

    An Edison Diamond disc phonograph, Chippendale console model (CC32) with Diamond reproducer, Jewel lateral/vertical adapter in carton, volume control, 10 and 12-inch record buttons, original instructions and receipt dated 1923, in brown mahogany case on later castors - 40in.(102cm.) wide, with thirty discs by Zenatello, Muzio, Middleton, Verlet and others.

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    An Edison Diamond disc phonograph, Chippendale console model (CC32) with Diamond reproducer, Jewel lateral/vertical adapter in carton, volume control, 10 and 12-inch record buttons, original instructions and receipt dated 1923, in brown mahogany case on later castors - 40in.(102cm.) wide, with thirty discs by Zenatello, Muzio, Middleton, Verlet and others.


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    The receipt, from Largs' of Dundee, dated May 18, 1923, shows the price of the phonograph as #104, against which there was an allowance of #34 for another Edison Diamond phonograph being part-exchanged. The receipt is signed A. Spalding.