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Early Cylinder Phonographs

A Gallery of Rare Advertisements
(1896–1900)



Bettini Micro-Phonograph (1899)

   

Columbia Bijou Graphophone (1896)

 

Edison Standard Phonograph (1899)

  

Columbia Home Grand Graphophone, for playing concert-size cylinders (1900)


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THE AMERICAN CYLINDER RECORD PROJECT is an initiative of Mainspring Press to document the history and output of the early cylinder record industry. The project includes the American Cylinder Record Index, a series of detailed cylinderographies, the first of which is scheduled to release in early 2011.


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