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RCA Victor Special Model K Portable Phonograph

Auction:
2345
Lot:
460
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

RCA Victor Special Model K Portable Phonograph, with clockwork motor, folding winding handle, electric pickup, 10-inch turntable and Art Deco aluminum case with speaker grill at front, record storage in lid, and imitation tortoiseshell carrying handle, wd. 16 1/2 in., (defects).

Literature: Designed by John Vassos (1898 - 1985). The Machine Age, exhibition catalogue, Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

speaker , RCA, John Vassos, Brooklyn Museum, Audio engineering, Barbecue grill, Consumer electronics, Edwardian era, Gramophone record, Phonograph