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I have several A Edison thick vertical recorded 80rpm

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I have several Thomas...

I have several Thomas A Edison thick vertical recorded 80rpm records

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

These are almost 1/4 inch thick made for the horizontal diaphragm player with diamond needle. The label was stamped in the record (hard to read). the black bake-lite was sprayed on compressed wood sawdust disk

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Groves in good condition, only played on a (hill & dale) p;layer

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The Thomas Edison 80rpm records have values that range from $20 to $25 each

depending on the type of music and condition of the disc.

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