The Victor-Victrola Page
An Overview of the
Phonographs of the Victor Talking Machine Company
Celebrating over 'One Quarter
Century' of Continuous Presence on the
website is dedicated to antique phonographs made by The Victor Talking Machine Company
from 1901 through 1929. It contains detailed information about the various
models that were produced by Victor, along with rarity, design features,
technical information, valuation, etc. This site is for beginners and seasoned
collectors alike. If you are just getting started and want to learn about these machines, or are looking for some basic information about your
Victor or Victrola, please click on the "Getting Started"
link below and read though the brief material. It will assist you in
navigating around this website. Once familiar
with the layout, feel free to investigate all aspects of these
site covers only Victor Talking Machine Co. brand phonographs. There were many other makes of
phonographs produced in the early years of this century, including Edison,
Sonora, Columbia, and hundreds of others. If you desire information on
other brands of phonographs, please visit the "RESOURCES" section (below).
Please note that post-1930 RCA-Victor branded products are also not covered here, as they were produced after the RCA Corporation bought Victor Talking Machine
In addition, we do not have
information on any modern Victrola-branded products (which play LP vinyl
records), which are currently available from a number of retail outlets.
For years, we have maintained a large database of Victor and Victrola
machines that are found at auctions and shows, as well as from listings on Ebay
and elsewhere. Additionally, we augment this database with information that
individuals send to us via this website. This data is used to help determine
when models changed, survival rates, design details, etc., and supports research with
other collectors. If you own a
Victor or Victrola,
and would like to help this site by contributing to the "knowledge
database", please click
Please click the "Getting
Started" button before exploring this site!
Services and Resources
A Small Selection of Premium Machines For Sale
Just want more information on your Victor or Victrola Phonograph?
Background on the Victor Talking Machine Company.
Basics of the Acoustic Phonograph.
How does it work?
Victor Products & Models. Serial
numbers. When was it Made? How rare is
it? Original Selling Prices. Current Value. Etc.
Types of Wood Veneers and Finishes. Functional Features.
Hardware Variations. Etc.
Performance. Technical Discussions. Horn Design. Audio Comparisons. Etc.
for Parts and Needles. Repair. Restoration. Links. Non-Victor Phonographs
Trivia. Funniest Questions Asked on this site.
Information About Shows and Auctions Pertaining to
Find the Original Locations for Victor Dealers in your town
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Site updated January 3, 2021
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