The 4-40 Orthophonic floor model was introduced in 1927 and offered a larger and more stylish, mahogany finish, cabinet design. In 1927 the selling price was $165.00 and it is estimated that 95,642 of the wind-up units were produced. Later versions of the 4-40 were equipped with an electric motor option. The 4-40 was produced until 1929.
Charles H. Templeton Sr. Music Museum
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Victor Talking Machine Company, "Victor Victrola VV-4-40 Orthophonic Console Model" (1928). Instrument Collection. 95.