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I Collect Wind-up Phonographs

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    Emerson Wind Up Phonograph Player

    Does anyone have information or resources for Emerson wind up phonograph players. I have one that is in a cabinet with a wood speaker in the cabinet. double lid on top with player on on side and storage on the other. two doors on the front of the cabinet, one hides the speaker...
    clewi clewi 46-50 Dec 12, 2010

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    Phonograph And Music Box Show In Union, Il June 12 & 13 2010

     Antiquing has quickly become my favorite pastime, thanks to a dear friend who introduced me to the amazing world of rare finds and remarkable deals. We are extremely excited to attend the 35th Annual Phonograph and Music Box Sale taking place at Donley’s Wild West...
    luv2antique luv2antique 51-55 May 26, 2010

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    Sonora Nocturne

    My pride and joy is a Sonora Nocturne, stand-up phonograph, from the 1920's.  This model won a prize at the 1925 San Francisco World's Fair. We were browsing in an antique store, just looking, with no intention of buying anything, when we saw her and made an offer...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2008

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    I Fell In Love With Phonographs During My Military Career Story And Info @ Stroboscopes

    PHONOGRAPH COLLECTOR BUT MOSTLY REPAIR, Parts and Information.I started collecting wind-up phonographs 40 years ago during the mid part of my military career.  A Lieutenant friend of my named Pete found two phonographs in an antique shop just off our current Air Force base...
    USSMARSHAL USSMARSHAL 56-60 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    This is a short story from when we had the storms earlier this year The wind was blowing between 30 and 40 mph with prolonged gusts reaching 60-65 mph as I walked along the...
    susanhampshire susanhampshire 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Storm girl-This is a story about a girl who used to go to my school who loved the wind a lot. The day was forecasted to have a massive storm roll in that day. I was both excited...
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    Because of what Taopuppy posted I thought back and remembered a event that I'll share. I was on a hiking trip with my youth group and it was really windy that day. While hiking...
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    When you get an unexpected phone call from a debt collector your first thoughts are probably fear and shock. You don't remember any outstanding debts and the person who is...
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    There is one thing I collect: Beer bottles from different countries around the world. My collection consists of mostly European beers, (because European beers are my favorite to...
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    I like to collect Barbie dolls. Its not like I play with them all the time like a kid, but I keep them on my family room, once in a while I go there and comb their hair, change...
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    - here are some in my vast collection by Miley Cyrus ♦ You have a diamond inside of your heart, a light that shines bright as the stars. ♦ Give yourself a break. ♦ Next time...
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    One day the winds were high and my dress was flying up and I was trying so hard to keep it down! But I gave up and a whole bunch of popular girls were behind me taking a video and...
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    Up's a small word but it says so much. We look up and we lift up. We trip up and then we get up. We break up and then we make up. We shake things up and we dream things up. We open...
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    about courage. ♥♥♥ God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight. — Reggie White Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm...
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    about courage. ♥♥♥ I'll play the game but I can't stay. I've got my head on straight. I'll win the race. You can't get in my way. Today's the day I start to pray. - Avril...
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    Last night I stayed up late finishing a paper. I only got 4 hours asleep and to make matters worse I have to take the train and walk to school in the rain.. Really it's a hurricane...
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    Correct make-up clean with regard to base as well as dusts is equally as crucial as the building blocks make-up by itself.24 makeup brush set Brand new make-up tooth brushes ought...
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    So I might slip again, I'm still good. Trying to be my best and when I fall again, I'm a mess.Life picks a fight with me but I can take on anything. I think about it when I want to...
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    For the next one in this continuing series, I will tell the story of how I managed to come into an inheritance of sorts, of two of my favorite (but they all mean something special...
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    about kids. A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. — Knights of Pythagoras Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the...
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    Like god damn they wind how to get rid of bags under the eyes I know how. Give me 3 extra hours of sleep every night and I'll show you 😩
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    "If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession...
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    Volleyball, however, doesn't absence explosiveness. The activities include significant reaching and moving creating our bodies system perform extremely.The two described activities...
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    about action. Watch your thoughts, for they become words.Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become...
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    about art. One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art. — Oscar Wilde To a true artist only that face is beautiful which, quite apart from its exterior, shines...
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    about accomplishments. I still believe America's destiny is to become a living testament to what free human beings can accomplish by acting in unity. — Senator John Kerry The...
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    morals and personal beliefs. Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not...
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    about sports. Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every...
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    Wisdom of a child.... A little boy got on the bus, sat next to a man reading a book, and noticed he had his collar on backwards. The little boy asked why he wore his collar...
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    "The words 'give up' are for those who've fought 'till the very end." One Piece Episode 332
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    Last night after my workout at the gym. I walked past the showers and saw two hot guys taking a shower. The soap all lathered up all over their *** and balls. Turned me on. Does...
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    “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So...
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    "You think ‘Okay, I get it, I’m prepared for the worst’, but you hold out that small hope, see, and that’s what ***** you up. That’s what kills you.”
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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
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    Betrayal - Apparently in my nightmares all my so called 'friends' and allies always turn against me and I wind up dead in one way or another. Including falling to my doom...
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    I know this awful feeling. I dropped out of high-school twice, realizing its system was stupid and the town was worse, wound up staying with my mother until I left at 22. I never...
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    It was my parents' way of teaching us that what we did was wrong, but that they still love us. I didn't get it too much as a kid because of how it made my mom feel and the effect...
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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered. I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he...
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    Sometimes I feel very positive and optimistic; I am spurred forward to focus on the dreams I still believe can come true. I view myself with a different set of eyes, and see as...
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    #2 on my list of "Things I am proud of about me": 2. I’m not lazy/selfish/spoiled. I guess I’m not exactly sure what I would call this, but basically when I see people doing...
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