The Home Made (3)

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This phonograph is very strange.  Completely asymmetrical, the cabinet has been made to be of good utility without any care of aesthetic, as this machine, like the #2, has certainly been made and used to travel through the country to work with.  The machine is positioned on the left because of the belt.  The upper and lower planks are projected on the left to protect a nice brass flywheel handle.  The cabinet itself is longer than the cover which protect the mechanism because it has been made to hold the brass horn (also home made) and, may be, a few cylinders and (or) accessories.  On its side, the mechanism is a nearly exact copy of a Class-M upper works made of cast iron not painted.  On the left side, the holes for the two small pulley axis are there, even with the threaded holes to secure the axis with a screw.  The reproducer is, one more time, of the Edison Standard type and the lever to lift the carriage arm has the shape of a gun trigger and is pulled as is.

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