Rare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy PhonographRare "Little Wonder" Toy Phonograph

This is an extremely rare toy phonograph produced by the Boston Talking Machine Company in 1911. The body and horn are made of cast metal with a black enamel finish while the turntable is steel with a felt overlay. The mechanism is all steel and runs smoothly; there is a speed adjustment knob on the right side and a start and stop leaver on the left side. What makes this little phonograph really special is that it has a reproducer that pivots so that you can play either lateral or vertical cut records. It takes steel needles, of which a package is included. Also please note that it retains it's original label and wind up handle. Also, there are two original "Little Wonder" records that came with it; both are one sided (the earliest made) and have the patent dates stamped on the blank side. In addition I am including 3 "Mimosa" records that date from the same period but are of the later issue which plays on both sides. This phonograph weighs nearly 9 lbs which will explain the shipping quote that you'll receive, and it measures 15" by 8 1/2" when put together, and stands 12" high. A rare and unusual little phonograph for the collector!

Item ID: uj-395

Rare "Little Wonder" Toy Phonograph

$1,600 USD SALE

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