I used to restore antique phonographs to help get me through college. I'd pick them up for around $50-$75 at flea markets, take them apart, get parts from a local guy in Fort Worth, refinish them and sell for $300-$400 each. This pin looks like a Victor Victrola from 1923 that I restored.

I used to restore antique phonographs to help get me through college. I'd pick them up for around $50-$75 at flea markets, take them apart, get parts from a local guy in Fort Worth, refinish them and sell for $300-$400 each. This pin looks like a Victor Victrola from 1923 that I restored.

The "Twist" with Chubby Checker.  I was pretty little, but I remember my Mom listening to this all the time!

The "Twist" with Chubby Checker. I was pretty little, but I remember my Mom listening to this all the time!

1950's record player/console.  VERY similar to the one I played my 45's on - in the early 60's.

1950's record player/console. VERY similar to the one I played my 45's on - in the early 60's.

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