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My In-Laws house is always interesting, my wife's mom teaches music out of the home. Her father builds and restores musical instruments, rifles and other odd items.

I had the opportunity to listen to a restored Edison Cylinder playing machine.

Off axis tin-like, on axis is harder to explain. You can't call it a sound stage, more like a marching band coming towards you.

Oh, yea - some critter was staring at me while I tried to eat supper, a freaky but cool place.
 

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More pictures.
 

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Interesting old player...

Kach22i,

What an interesting, Edison Cylinder player... What year was it produced? 1890?

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It could be 1902 or later, I'm not sure.

See picture.
 

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I can't read a thing off this plate, can you?

I see "USA" and a few random numbers.

Guess I'll have to get more information next time I'm there. :cool:
 

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These cylinder holders are in great shape, don't know when they were last made.
 

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1902... cool

kach22i,

Your digital camara must be a good one. Your photo's are really very clear, generally... Thanks for the additional photo's of the Edison Cylinder player. :)

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The Mark of Excellence...

kach22i,

Yes, the mark of excellence,... Edison and his hard working colleagues, were one of the first, in their field. I just love, the history, of early electronics. I'm a history buff. I'll admit it... By-the-way, another great close-up photo... :D

Thanks again, kach22i

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If I were you, I'd five finger discount that from my in-laws and take that over to the Antique Roadshow. :D

Ah...I'm talking about the Edison thingy not your new friend.
 
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