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Unique Catalogue reference number

Accession list letter and number

Status of this record and
date of last change of status

Instrument name

Manufacturer

Model

Date and 
place of manufacture

Intended for use in

Original Power source

Power source now

Instrument status

Short description

Technology used

Media played

Owner

Rarity (guess at working examples worldwide)

Date acquired

How acquired

Current location in Museum

Jukebox

18

M

66

Draft

2024-04-25

Jukebox

Mills Novelty Company

"Dancemaster Automatic Phonograph"

1935

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Café, Ice Cream parlour, pub

110v DC or AC 60cps

240v 50cps

Playable and frequently demonstrated on tours

This is an early example of a jukebox. It plays 78 rpm records each on a separate turntable.

Electromechanical system to select and play 78 rpm records selected by the user.

78 RPM records; one side only.

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Gallery 2

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Weblinks

https://millsnovelty.com/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mills_Novelty_Company


https://www.arcade-museum.com/manuf_detail.php?manuf_id=730


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