Other Opportunties to Own a Phonograph
The Phonograph - "the greatest invention of the age..."
"We have solved the problem." The Echophone "will be shipped to you (express charges to be paid by the purchaser) and "Leslie's Weekly" every week for one year, for the remarkably low price of $8.00 - The Phonoscope, January 1897
Sell 35 lbs of Baker's Teas, Spices and Baking Power and "secure a Gramophone." Munsey's Magazine, 1897
Send $14.75 for "Family Combination Grocery Order" and get free Graphophone. The Cosmopolitan Magazine 1899
Sell 36 of our new Jewelry Novelties and we will send you this Columbian Graphophone. The Saturday Evening Post April 4, 1903
Get a Columbia Disc Graphophone "practically free" if you subscribe to Omaha Bee for one year and pay $1.25 to receive the $12.50 disc graphophone fully equipped with one 50-cent disc record and 100 needles. Purchase of additional ten records is optional but if you don't then after one year the graphophone is no longer your property. Omaha Bee Newspaper, April 16, 1905
"Columbia Graphophones on Credit" - Spiegel, May, Stern Co. 1907
"Edison Free Trial" - Collier's, February 1909
Record Clubs and Record Promotions
The Victor Library of Recorded Music - 461 records - A gift to your family that embraces the entire world of music, 1935
Receive a RCA Victor Record Player and Membership in the Victor Record Society, 1938
New $14.95 instrument yours -- without cost when you join Victor Record Society, 1938
Capitol Record Club offer in 1969 of $19.96 plus shipping for "Deluxe Model Stereo Phonograph" by agreeing to buy 12 more records during the next twelve months.
Mercury Record Corporation - Clip Coupons and "Take to your Mercury Record Dealer today." Life magazine, June 15, 1959
Back cover of Heart Throbs Comic #101 May 1966