The same record might never sell for such a high price again. Victor patented the internal-horn phonograph in 1906, and this patent date along with others is found on virtually all Victrolas. The Edison company also maintained separate issue number ranges for foreign, classical and special series that are not included here. Docks' book can help one determine relative value--what records are hot, what records are ho-hum. A special reproducer and modified feed screw mechanism were required to play them. An Edison Disc Phonograph is distinguished by the of the reproducer being parallel to the surface of the record. It is a rare case of Docks giving too high a value.
Titl Edison Concert Band 1913 2015 Villanelle Marie Kaiser 1913 2016 They've Got Me Doin' It Now Billy Murray 1913 2017 When It's Apple Blossom Time in Normandy Irving Gillette 1913 2018 A Little Bunch of Shamrocks Frank X. I'm no expert on the value of old records. There were problems with skipping, groove wall breakdown, overall low volume about 40% of that of the regular Diamond Discs , and a failure to exploit the format by releasing a limited number of discs. Calvary Choir 3702 Don't Cry, Little Girl, Don't Cry Irving Kaufman 3704 Madelon w. Don't rent a table or bring your records — just bring your list and pay for admission. Early on, gray highlighting was added to the lettering on the disc, but it was dropped because of the cost. They are the very substance of the living music, alive with all the emotions of the living artist.
Fields 3374 There It Goes Again Billy Murray 3378 I Don't Want To Get Well Arthur Fields 3383 Where The Sunset Turns The Ocean's Blue To Gold George Ballard 3387 Navel Reserve March New York Military Band 3393 Valse Llewellyn Rudy Wiedoeft 3396 Two Roses Carolina Lazzari 3398 So Long, Mother George Ballard 3399 I'm All Bound Round with the Mason—Dixon line Sam M. Alternatively, local or national auctions are a great place to buy and sell. The American Premium Record Guide, by Les Docks, is 450 pages, has illustrations, and gives prices for over 60,000 records. Unfortunately, the jackets that I have are in pretty rough condition and the titles don't match the records that I have, but it's just amazing that they have survived at all. Certainly old 78s never bring much money to someone who is moving overseas and must sell items by Thursday. There are a couple of other varieties of Edison records that are worth money regardless of their content.
Does anyone have any idea what Edison Records are valued at these days? I mentioned Art Mooney--actually, Mooney's Vogue picture discs are listed, which are collectible only because they are picture discs, not because of the music. Stanley, Collins and Harlan, Joseph C. McCormack 2553 The Heart of Paddy Whack - A Little it of Heaven Frank X. At first, costly -powered, electric-motor-driven machines were needed to play them, and the customer base consisted solely of entrepreneurs with money-making -in-the-slot phonographs in arcades, taverns and other public places. In addition, soft fiber needles were also available from Victor in the heyday of the Victrola, giving a very subdued sound.
This book will provide all the answers. Among their advantages over the competition, they were played with a permanent conical diamond stylus, while lateral-cut records were played with a ten-for-a-penny steel needle that quickly wore to fit the groove contour and was meant to be replaced after one use. Louis Blues Al Bernard 3931 Davy Jones' Locker Fred East 3934 Freckles Bert Harvey 3935 St. Jerome Orlando's Orchestra 4246 Do You Ever Think of Me? They can only be played on a certain type of player, and they steadfastly avoid any musical bag that gets the rest of the collecting world so hot under the collar. Many readers submit questions without taking the time to read what is already here, and in those instances, we are unable to provide further help. Can I play vinyl records on my Victrola? Hone up on your bargaining skills — if you have done little research on your collection and have no list of your records many offers will be only pennies per record E-Bay If you sell on E-Bay, some records you list will be bid upon by E-Bay users — many of the others the most common titles will not be bid on at all Goldmine Magazine Another method is selling them all at once to one of the used record dealers listed in Goldmine.
Irving Berlin Fred Hillebrand 4082 Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Moon Helen Clark 4085 Pretty Kitty Kelly w. This design was in response to the patent held by the Victor Talking Machine Company that states that the groove of the record itself is what propelled the reproducer across the surface of the record via the needle. But because the records required a specialized stylus and because the smaller groves resulted in diminished volume, the records were not a commercial success and are extremely difficult to find. I'm glad that I found this site, though. Lee 1913 1898 Gloria from the 12th Mass K. This would lead to the downfall of Edison Records, although in 1928 plans were made to switch over to the inner groove technology, and several records were made, but it was too late and production ended in 1929. Edison was steadfast in his method of recording on discs - the sound should be at the bottom of the groove.
Advertisement If Docks likes an artist, he gives every title well, the title of one side of a disc and record number. Turner Layton Vernon Dalhart 4520 A Country Fiddler At Home Charles Ross Taggart 4546 Carry Me Back To Old Virginny F. Wolfe Gilbert Premier Quartette 4340 The Last Little Mile Is The Longest Lewis James 4390 The Portobello Lassie Glen Ellison 4359 She's The Lass For Me Glen Ellison 4360 The Sinner And The Song Fred East 4361 Carolina Lullaby Homestead Trio 4370 Valse Caprice Losey's Orchestra 4376 My Galway Rose Walter Scanlan 4382 Catalina Broadway Dance Orchestra 4384 Ain't You Comin' Out Malinda? Some collectors prize the early electrics, while others shun them and prefer to do the winding themselves. Festyn Davies 1913 1629 I'll Love You Forevermore Harry Anthony 1913 1630 How Could I Forget Thee? Some Collectible 78s Collectors of 78s pay high prices for anything in good condition issued by companies such as Vogue, Black Patti, Black Swan, Autograph, Berliner, Fonotipia. Ball Irving Gillette 1913 1833 I'll Change the Shadows to Sunshine Irving Gillette 1913 1834 When Michael Dooley Heard the Booley, Booley Billy Murray 1913 1835 The Little Flatterer Charles Daab 1913 1836 Gathering Home Harry Anthony and James F.
Meyer George Wilton Ballard 3726 How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On the Farm After They've Seen Paree? Does anyone know of a list or rare cylinder records or a price guide. There can be several causes for bad sound: 1. From about July 1914, Edison's Diamond Discs were used to master Blue Amberols and releases of the same titles appear in both series, though with totally different release numbers. Harry Von Tilzer Allen McQuhae 4237 Sweet and Low J. The interested reader should search for Edison websites for further information on cylinder recordings.