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Multiphone by Thomas A. Edison Co., West Orange, New Jersey, about 1906.
Multiphone by Thomas A. Edison Co., West Orange, New Jersey, about 1906.
Wood, metal, glass, mahogany finish. Gift of the Charles Edison Fund. 1978.84

This early coin-operated jukebox was a Thomas Edison invention. Powered by a triple spring Edison motor, it used Edison's wax cyclindrical records to bring music to amusement arcades and other public places at five cents per play.

 

 

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