Nipperhead Antique Phonograph

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2015-06-26 10:42:15

Nipperhead Antique Phonograph is a website offering information pertaining to antique phonographs, gramophones, records, Victor, Edison, Columbia, and Nipper.

The site contains cylinder and disc sound recordings, a phonograph gallery, repair instructions, and resource listings.

History

The website identifies a key piece of history as being when Thomas A. Edison first turned the crank of his tinfoil machine “and heard the scratchy, barely recognizable rendition of Mary Had a Little Lamb.”

It describes the phonograph as “a source of awe and fascination.”

Other inventors

Aside from Edison, other subsequent inventors covered by the site include:

  • Emile Berliner
  • Bell & Taintor
  • Eldridge Johnson

Website features

  • Phonograph Gallery
  • Listening Room
  • Phonograph History
  • Phonograph Ephemera
  • Phonograph Resources
  • Events and Shows

Relaunch of website

The Nipperhead site underwent a major upgrade and relaunched in December 6, 2007 – coinciding with the 130th anniversary of Edison's invention of the phonograph.

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