phonogfp Posted June 23, 2021 Share Posted June 23, 2021 "On This Day in Phonographic History..." November 20, 1895: Edward Hill Amet filed for a U.S. patent for a “Graphophone or Device for Reproducing Sounds From Sound Writings.” This humble device would be sold as the Echophone, the first low-priced talking machine ($5.00), the first with a tone arm, and the first with adjustable tone arm pressure. #antiquephonographsociety #phonograph #gramophone #antique June 23, 1896: Edward Amet was granted U.S. patent (No.562,694) for a “Graphophone or Device for Reproducing Sounds From Sound Writings.” #antiquephonographsociety #phonograph #gramophone #antique 2 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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