Edison Fireside Phonograph Combination type
Donated by Mr K Hoff
Accession No. 60

Edison Fireside Phonograph

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This model of phonograph played cylindrical records and had a player needle attached to the end of the suspended speaker horn in order to play the revolving record. Early record players were reputedly known to the Maoris as "tinned Pakeha".

 

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