The links below will take you to some of my favorite sites on the web, featuring pictures and services for the phonograph collector. Enjoy!
THE ANTIQUE PHONOGRAPH SOCIETY
The world's largest internationally-oriented phonograph collector club with an excellent quarterly publication, The Antique Phonograph. If you are interested in phonographs, you MUST be a member of APS!
An exceptional site (in French) created by world-renowned collector Julien Anton. Vast numbers of womderful photographs of rare machines, and an equally vast collection of rare documents relating to the phonograph. A must see.
A fantastic site focusing on the magnficent Victor Auxetophone.
MONTANA PHONOGRAPH COMPANY
Named for the historic company which acted as agents for the North American Phonograph Co. in the early 1890s, this superb collector site features some gorgeous and rare treasures.
A fantastic resource for all collectors! In addition to links to collector and other related sites, this comprehensive website will keep you up to date on current and past eBay auctions for top listings. Just about any collectible you can imagine is covered, so spend some time surfing the links on the left side of the page as well as the phonographs. Top-rated!
Patrick Feaster's remarkable site with mind-boggling sound clips recovered from phonautograph recordings made before Edison invented the phonograph.
The best source for books about phonographs, as well as superb reprints of original catalogs and other rare material.
Jean-Paul's "Musée Edison du Phonograph" in Québec has one of the most remarkable collections of cylinder phonographs you could ever hope to see. Many are pictured on this site. There is also a link to Jean-Paul's superb reproduction parts.
Canadian collector Dominic DiBernardo owns one of the finest phonograph collections in the world. His well-presented website shows many of his most extraordinary treasures, rarities that will excite even the most advanced collector!.
HOWARD HOPE - "GRAMOPHONES UK"
An attractive and very informative site from England's best-known phonograph seller.
This is the website of Tim Fabrizio, co-author of the finest books ever published about phonographs. These are absolute MUST-HAVES for all collectors!
John Nagy's web site and store for beginners as well as experienced collectors. John specializes in reproducer repairs with 35 years experience, and offers interesting and unusual parts and machines as well as a phonograph message board. Attractively designed and fun to browse through. You never know what you might find!
GLENN SAGE'S TINFOIL.COM
Superb CD re-recordings of early cylinders -- a very special site which is not to be missed!
"BEWARE OF PHONY PHONOGRAPHS" - THE 'CRAPOPHONE' PAGE
Unfortunately, the past few years have seen a plague of fake phonographs entering the market from India. This superb page tells you how to identify so-called "crapophones," "frankenphones," and other forgeries.
Peter Liebert's entertaining site with lots of pictures, articles, and items to interest every collector.
An excellent source for restoration parts and supplies.
WYATT'S MUSICAL AMERICANA
A great resource for parts and especially top quality repair work.
TOM AND VIRGINIA HAWTHORN'S RECORD AUCTIONS
I've been bidding at the Hawthorn's auctions for years. They turn up some of the most interesting early records and memorabilia to be found anywhere!
TYRONE SETTLEMIER'S LINKS PAGE
An incredibly comprehensive collection of phonograph and record related links on the web. Anything you want will be found here!
Look here for details on the bi-annual east-coast phonograph shows in Danbury, CT, plus a great archive of fascinating historical articles, as well as free classifieds.
ANDRE SCHEUER'S SWISS PHONOGRAPH PAGE
This German-language site includes some truly fascinating European machines, both cylinder and disc, in a Swiss collection. Even if you don't speak German you'll enjoy this interesting collection.
PASCAL FRIOUD'S SWISS PHONOGRAPH PAGE
In French and English, with a wide variety of American and European machines and accessories.
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