July, 1914 the D-X appeared - equipped with a Fireside motor. The December 1914 factory fire ended production of this model.
1902 A.B. Dick flat bed duplicating machine. It sold for $15 which is $476in 2021. It is a hand drawing stencil duplicator.
Dick coined the name "Mimeograph" for his stencil duplicating system, from the Greek "mimos" (imitation) + "graphos" (writing).
Victor Talking Machine Co. retrofitted with modern turntable, tube amplifier and Bluetooth capability. Due to the large volume that were originally produced, these floor model versions of the VV-XI (and many similar Victrola models) are typically ignored by collectors today, unless in exceptional original condition. Far too many were produced to be considered 'collectible' in the current market.
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J. Frank Meyer (left) of ESCO worked from offices on Printers’ Row in Chicago. This 1914 photo shows the vending card machines for “art models” against the wall. The photo was obtained from Chet Gore and appeared in Bob Schulhof’s “Penny Arcade” newsletter in 1990.