The Eisemann

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This cylinder phonograph is another curiosity, as it has no belt, being drived by a gear on the mandrel axis.  Bought without lid at Christie's a long time ago, the lid is an "artist" reproduction made, of course, before the discovery of the catalog.

 

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From a Ernst Eisemann & Co. catalog of 1901 from Stuttgart.

 

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Hopefully, the machine already had also a round top lid.

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