REALLY vintage!

I have a chance to buy a Victrola Starr talking machine, complete with a box of steel needles and one(1) 78 rpm recording. I sadly cant find any reference online anywhere. The unit is in good condition and works. The current owner wants $75 USD for it. Is there anyone out there who can provide background on this? It is a portable unit that comes in a small suitcase(sic).

Thank you,

joe cipale


none of the images match the item. I was hoping for links/wikis/etc. all i have been able to find is generic overarching blurbs.
" It is a portable unit that comes in a small suitcase(sic)."

How do you know? From your response, sounds like you have not seen it.
Hey, for that price, just buy it. It'll be a kick. An object d'art that'll be seen as a sly yet sympathetic rejoinder toward what I'm certain is your world class stereo.


I have a floor model Victrola, I think the one above is what you have. I’ve seen a few. I love mine. 250 or so 78 in perfect condition helps too.
My FIL from WWII, his collection, left it to my wife, Books and Books of Jazz, Big band, era stuff..

It’s fun..

jdane, Put a $300 fuse suppository-style you may say is great! (HA, I crack myself up:)