The Rectorphone

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Issued in 1906 by Enoch J. Rector of Parkersburg of West Virginia, this crude machine was distributed by small companies as Baird-North Company.  Two particularities can be mentionned: the mandrel made out of four bended spring pieces and the single point in contact with the feed screw to move the reproducer and horn.

 

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From a Baird-North Co. of Providence, R.I. advertisement.

 

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Given free, it was used for promotional purposes, with a reversible cabinet.

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