Question: What kind of records do victrolas play?

ANSWER: Victors and Victrolas will play any laterally-cut 78 RPM record. This would include most flat shellac records, with the exception of some early Edison and Pathe discs, which used a vertical cutting method.

What size records do Victrolas play?

Records come in three standard sizes: 7-inch, 10-inch, and 12-inch.

Can a Victrola play vinyl records?

At Victrola, we combine nostalgic experience with modern sound quality and accessibility. With our Music Systems, you can listen to cds, cassettes, and your vinyl record collection. Unlike a modern stereo system, our modern turntable record players can play vinyl as well as other forms of music media.

Does a gramophone play records?

CAN YOU PLAY VINYL RECORDS (45s, LPs, 33.3) on a Wind-up Gramophone? The Answer is NO. The sound from a wind-up Gramophone is produced mechanically by the needle moving a diaphragm in the heavy Soundbox; the sound from a vinyl record cannot be amplified mechanically.

What records can a phonograph play?

Note that the phonograph must be capable of playing the same record as the reproducer! Some machines play records of 2 minute duration only; others can play records of both 2 and 4 minute duration by means of a gear shifting mechanism. The last models were designed to play cylinder records of only 4 minute duration.

What are the rarest 78 rpm records?

Chasing The Worlds Rarest 78 RPM RecordsHear a few notable recordings from the 78 RPM era, as picked by guests Amanda Petrusich & Chris King:Geeshie Wiley, Last Kind Word BluesWillie Brown, Future BluesSkip James, Devil Got My WomanBlind Uncle Gaspard, Sur Le Borde de LeauSylvester Weaver, Guitar RagMore items •Jul 9, 2014

How can you spot a fake gramophone?

0:198:55The Gramophone Guru: Spotting a fake - YouTubeYouTube

Whats the difference between a phonograph and a record player?

A phonograph, in its later forms also called a gramophone (as a trademark since 1887, as a generic name in the UK since 1910) or since the 1940s called a record player, is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound. The phonograph was invented in 1877 by Thomas Edison.

What are the rarest 78 RPM records?

Chasing The Worlds Rarest 78 RPM RecordsHear a few notable recordings from the 78 RPM era, as picked by guests Amanda Petrusich & Chris King:Geeshie Wiley, Last Kind Word BluesWillie Brown, Future BluesSkip James, Devil Got My WomanBlind Uncle Gaspard, Sur Le Borde de LeauSylvester Weaver, Guitar RagMore items •Jul 9, 2014

What is a 78 record worth?

Tefteller said in a phone interview. He said that on average a rare jazz 78 might sell for $1,500 to $5,000, whereas sales for a comparable blues record would start at $5,000.

Do phonographs play records?

The phonograph could record sound and play it back. The output side of the machine played the sound through a needle and an amplifier. The needle was set in the groove and the cylinder set to the beginning. The amplified vibrations played back the recorded sounds.

Are his masters voice records worth anything?

Berliner later branded his record players with the His Masters Voice logo. It is valued at £200,000 by Record Collector and includes the song Thatll Be The Day. The first pressing of the White Album by The Beatles is also highly sought after and those with a low serial number are worth £7,000.

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