Mechanical Music Through the Ages

A collection of Mechanical Music and Arcade Machines – highlighting examples of the development in mechanical entertainment over time.

Edison Fireside Model A 1909-1912 – (USA)

The Fireside Model A was a simple yet well designed 2/4 minute cylinder player utilising the Model K combination reproducer. It was originally priced at $US22.00 and was marketed to fit between the larger Standard and much smaller Gem machines. The horns are usually red/maroon with gold trim and of two-piece construction.