Gramophone [Amberola 30]

Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer;  Walker's Phoneries, Importers; 

1908-1912
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Maker and Role
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer
Walker's Phoneries, Importers
Production Date
1908-1912
Description
Edison gramophone (Amberola 30). The unit consists of a large wooden box with a crank handle on the right hand side. A large hollow hinged lid lifts up and rests on its own stay. There is a grill on the front. Inside is a blue cylinder which slide on a set of parallel rods. This is the early wax type, 4-minute duration.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
TRADE Thomas A. Edison MARK / Amberola 30 / MANUFACTURED BY / THOMAS A. EDISON, INC at Orange, N.J., U.S.A. / SERIAL NUMBER SM94197 Maker's Plate
Edison Printed
WALKER'S PHONERIES / GRAMOPHONE & PHONOGRAPH IMPORTERS / 340 Queen Street, Auckland / (OPPOSITE GREY STATUE) Label
Accession No
1972.246
Credit Line
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated et al. 1908-1912. Gramophone [Amberola 30], 1972.246. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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