Attractive phonograph cylinder Puck , molded with a base in the Art Nouveau in the shape of beautiful Mermaid “Sirena”, with the typical Puck phonographs the base is shaped like a lyre. This Puck phonograph with horn. Runs Strong Working Great. The Puck style of talking machines was a phenomenon frpm the late 1890’s to around 1906. Most commonly found variety is the cast-iron lyre-shaped Puck. Usually manufactured in France or Germany, many of them have no identifying marks, and were made by 3rd party manufacturers for sale by other companies. George Carrette – a large toy making company. Typically a level surface was needed for the Puck, or the needle would slide off the record. Some Pucks were equipped with a spirit level and adjustable leveling screw to ensure that the cylinder was horisontal. They usually have asmall spring motor that is key-wound. The mandrel is connected to the governor pully with a loop of string. Though the lyre shaped base is the most typical, and there are many lyre variations, manufacturers were very creative with designs. The item “1900 Painted Cast Iron Female Mermaid Puck Cylinder Phonograph & Horn Working” is in sale since Tuesday, July 18, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Musical Instruments (Pre-1930)\Other Antique Instruments”. The seller is “beachfunds” and is located in Chandler, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.
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