In 1903 the Type Z replaced the Royal as the lowest cost ($20.00) talking machine in the Victor lineup. In July, 1905 a new Type Z utilizing the cabinet and motor of the Victor I was announced at the even lower price of $17.00. The new more powerful single-spring motor could play several of the new 8-inch size records per winding on it 8-inch turntable, and was an attractive alternative for those people who didn't care about the added feature of the tapering tone arm on the Victor I. These instruments were normally supplied with a
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Victor Talking Machine Company, "Type Z Victor" (1906). Instrument Collection. 74.
instrument, player, phonograph