Ediphone Voice Writing Newsletters 1939 - 1945

Ediphone Voice Writing Newsletters 1939 - 1945

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Ediphone Voice Writing Newsletters 1939 - 1945

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Approximately 50 Ediphone Voice Writing Newsletters issued monthly from 1939 - 1945 during WWII. These 4 page newsletters have lots of pictures and discuss everything from Dictaphones in automobiles to dmocracy in action. They include a special section called "Tips to Dictators" which discuss tips on how to better use the Ediphone Machine. Each nesletter measures 10" x 7" and is a muct for a serious Edison collector. Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in the 1870's using a tinfoil based cylinder. Subsequently, wax cylinders became the standard and Edison adapted accordingly. As a natural progression of his idea, Edison invented the Ediphone to compete with the Columbia Graphophone Product called the Dictiphone. The product's purpose was to record dictation for letters and notes so a secretary could later type it buy loading a cylinder in their machine. This would avoid the costly need for a stenographer. The Ediphone had a tube to speak in and the voice vibrations would be recorded on a wax cylinder. A secretary would then type up the recording and then shave the used layer of the cylinder so it could be reused.

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