A Banyan Tree And Thomas Edison's Legacy Grow In Fort Myers
The botanical specimens, many of them labeled for easy identification ... Where: 2350 MacGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers. The Edison and Ford estates are about two hours south of Tampa, 2½ hours from Miami, 3½ hours from Orlando, 5½ hours ...
Thomas Edison Audio: Recording From 1878 Unveiled
Edison company records show that one of his newly invented tinfoil phonographs, serial No. 8, was sold to Mason for $95.50 in April 1878, and a search of old newspapers revealed a listing for a public phonograph program being offered by Peck on ...
45 adapters: Stick it in the center hole
Of course, this brings up more questions – like, for example, why do 45′s have big holes in the center, while vinyl albums have small holes? Luckily for you, I wrote an article about this very question for Goldmine magazine about 15 years ago.
Antiques: Pottery, license plates, phonographs
Q: I have a Victrola phonograph ... in the "Radio and Television Price Guide" edited by Kyle Husfloen. The Magnavox is valued at $20, the Truetone $55. Larry Cox is a former antiques dealer and longtime antiques and collectibles columnist.