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The Lioret Talking Doll: "On This Day in Phonographic History..."


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"On This Day in Phonographic History..."


December 20, 1893: Henri Lioret filed for a U.S. patent for a talking doll, which was eventually manufactured as the “Bebe Jumeau.”  This was the first spring-driven talking doll using interchangeable cylinders (made of celluloid).


October 30, 1894: Henri Lioret was granted a U.S. patent (No.528,273).


#antiquephonographsociety #phonograph #gramophone #antique







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