Phonograph [Edison Gem]

Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer

Circa 1903
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Maker and Role
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1903
Description
A Phonograph mechanical, circa 1903. Edison "Gem" - base and cover. Serial No.325973D. The main unit consists of a red metal base with a black cylinder and a crank handle on the right. The units sits on a square wooden base. There is a round opening for the horn which is missing.
-2 Matching brown cover made of wood and with a carry handle on top.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
Edison Gem Phonograph
Manufactured under the Patents of
Thomas A. Edison, et als, at Orange, N.J., U.S.A. Maker's Plate
Accession No
1977.218
Credit Line
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated. Circa 1903. Phonograph [Edison Gem], 1977.218. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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