Phonographs

It all started with the groove on a cylinder record; the vibrations picked up by a needle and transported to a horn. Nowadays, to be “in the groove” is to be in a good place. Do you remember taking your box of 45s to a friend’s house for a sleep-over or putting some Chet Baker on your stereo console to woo that special someone?

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The General Electric Wildcat was a popular record player from the late 60s through the 70s. As teenagers became the biggest music consumers, a portable stereo was needed that could be proudly displayed in the bedroom as well as taken to parties. The Wildcat came in a variety of colors; yellow, cream, blue, brown, green and black like this model. It plays three speeds: 78, 45 and 33 1/3. Records can be stacked and it includes a 45 adapter. The turntable flips open and closes for easy portability.

 

It measures 22 x 13.5" x 7" when closed.

$200 You can buy it at our eBay store here.

1960s General Electric Wildcat V935
General Electric Wildcat Model V935.jpg
Gramophone HMV Model 101

The Columbia Model M-1904A record player is housed in a stylish suitcase, perfect for a dorm room or weekend getaway. It plays four speeds: 78, 45, 16 and 331/3. Records can be stacked and it includes a 45 adapter. The spindle can be removed and stored in its holder. It is a mono player but is compatible with stereo records.

It measures 16" x 12.5" x 5.5" when closed.

 

You can purchase it at our eBay store here.

 

$150
1960s Columbia Model M01904A
Columbia Model M1904A Phonograph

1975 Panasonic Model SD-15 Stereo

 

Panasonic stereos became popular in the 70s and 80s and were found in many living rooms and bedrooms. They were especially popular with teenagers. This set features AM/FM radio, a four-speed record changer, four audio control knobs, and auxiliary input and two speaker cabinets. The receiver/record changer is in great condition. The speaker cabinets have some blemishes and have been refinished.

 

The receiver/record changer measures 17.75" x 15.5" x 8.5" with the lid on. Each speaker measures 11.125" x 8.625" x 17".

 

$250 You can buy it at our eBay store here.

Panasonic Model SD-15 Stereo

1946 Espey Model 641 Phonograph

The Espey Model 641 is an early example of an electric phonograph with a record changing mechanism. A stack of records is held in place by two record shelves that can be adjusted for 10" and 12" 78 rpm records. Up to five records can be stacked. There is also a manual feature for playing individual records without changing. Two controls are used for adjusting volume and tone. The case shows its age with small blemishes and some thin scratches but it’s in very good shape.

 

 

$300

 

You can purchase it at our eBay store here.

His Master's Voice was the unofficial name given to the British Gramophone Company. The Nipper trademark was also used by the Gramophone Company's American affiliate the Victor Talking Machine Company. 

 

This newly restored 1929 His Master’s Voice Model 101 phonograph features a small drawer for needle storage, a speed control, storage space in the lid for records and an automatic shut-off mechanism. It measures 16" x 11" x 5.5".

$300 You can purchase it at our eBay store here.

1929 Gramophone HMV Model 101
Columbia Model M1904A Phonograph