Edison amberola model 50 phonograph

Jun 19, 2020. 19:42 UTC
Edison Amberola Model 50 Phonograph
Reza
United States of America

Category
Collectibles

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

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.

Provenance

unknown

Answered within 2 days
Jun 22, 01:41 UTC
By Trey

Fair Market Value

$200 - $250 USD

Insurance Value

$450 USD
What does this mean?

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.

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