Machine, Dictating

Accession Number: 1992.303

Description: Walnut veneer wooden cabinet with vent grills on front and both sides; clear "Sound Sciber" indicator bar on top (lit from behind by an internal light bulb) shows progress of recording disk completion; black hard rubber turntable on black enameled steel deck recessed under cover of cabinet, gray aluminum tone arm on right, on/off toggle switch, and brown Bakelite volume knob; brass label on the front below headphone jack reads "Insert Listening Device, SoundScriber"; on back of machine is another brass tag, "SoundScriber Trade Mark T-22820 Mfg. By The Sound Scriber Corp. New Haven, Conn. USA." and "Property of Claim Department"; power cord and earphone missing.

Height: 8.25

Width: 10.25

Depth: 12.5

Date Made: ca. 1945

Place of Origin: New Haven, CT

Collection: KSB Collection

History/Provenance: KSB Collection

Credit Line: Gift of the Kentucky School for the Blind, 1992.303

Subjects: Assistive technology Talking book machines. Talking books.

Dimension Notes: overall, cabinet

Made: The SoundScriber Corp.

Material: Wood, brass, aluminum, steel, rubber

Updated: 03/18/2011