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US audio cylinder and disc reproducer prices 1893-1901

  model cylinder disc
1893 Edison (cheapest) $140  
  Edison Electric Motor Phonograph $190  
1894 Berliner 7-inch Hand Gramophone   $12
1895 Columbia Graphophone (cheapest) $50  
1896 Edison Home Phonograph $40  
National Gramophone Co hand-operated   $15 inc two discs
  National Gramophone Co spring-driven   $25
1897 Columbia Eagle Graphophone $10  
  Edison Standard Phonograph $20  
1898 Columbia Graphophone Grand $150  
1899 Edison Gem Phonograph $7.50  
  Edison Concert Phonograph $125  
1901 Columbia Disc Graphophone   $15-$30

Source: Compiled from Roland Gellatt: The Fabulous Phonograph

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