Case: 4 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. diameter; cylinder: 4 x 2 1/8 in diameter
An original cardboard tube box containing an Edison recorded cylinder. The box is printed with a photolithographic portrait of Edison, and reads, in red and black, "Edison Gold Moulded Records/ Echo All Over The World/ Edison Laboratory, Orange, N.J." with a warning against unauthorized reproduction and a list of patents, the latest of which is 1905. The black cylinder is wax applied to celluloid, embossed around the top rim with a facsimile of Edison's signature, the catalogue number and title of the selection.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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