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I Collect Wind-up Phonographs

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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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    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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    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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    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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