Known as the Victor Monarch, this machine was supplied in several configurations over its short life span. It was named Monarch to indicate that it was the "King of Talking Machines" up to that time. It has 10-inch turntable to...
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This Monarch was so named because it was the "King of Talking Machine" at that time. This is one of the earlier versions of the Monarch. It has the front-mount wooden tone arm. The 10-inch turntable was designed to play the new 10-inch...
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Price, $45.00.
Victor II of 1902 has extra-heavy single spring, a 10-inch turntable and is furnished with black-japanned steel horn with 13.75 inch bell. It originally sold for $32.50 with choice of concert or exhibition sound box.
The Victor of 1902 has a polished mahogany cabinet with hinged top measuring 14 x 14 x 7.25 inches. It features an improved speed adjustment that indicates the rpm of the 10-inch turntable. This model originally sold for $50.00.
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Original cost $45.00.
This Monarch differs from other Monarchs on display in that it is equipped with the new rear-mount tapered tone arm. The two-spring motor offered sufficient power to play three 10-inch records with one winding.