It is 15 3/8 inches high, 15 inches wide and 19 3/4 inches deep. It is made out of oak wood and still plays music.
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photographs and description provided, the subject of this appraisal is a Thomas A. Edison Amberola Model 50 Phonograph, circa approximately 1918. According to the current owner, the piece was acquired via inheritance. The piece features a serial number of SM (Spring Motor) 20817.
The dimensions of the piece are 15 3/8" x 15" x 19 3/4". The condition of the piece is good used condition.
The most recent traditional auction sale of an Amberola came in 2016 via International Auction Gallery and the hammer price was $180. Recent (April and May of 2020) sales of Amberolas in similar condition at eBay have been between $200 and $210.
In consideration of the factors noted, a Fair Market Value (pre-auction estimate) of this piece would be estimated at $200 to $250.