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Minerva Talking Machine

Minerva Talking Machine ; Thorens SA; St. (ID = 1174491) TalkingM  
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Minerva Talking Machine ; Thorens SA; St. (ID = 1174491) TalkingM
Thorens SA; St.: Minerva Talking Machine [TalkingM] ID = 1174491 933x607
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For model Minerva Talking Machine, Thorens SA; St. Croix:
Thorens Catalogue 1907. Image courtesy Keith Wright (, original reproduction: City of London Phonograph and Gramophone Society.
Country:  Switzerland
Manufacturer / Brand:  Thorens SA; St. Croix
alternative name
Thorens Inc., N.Y.
Year: 1907 Category: Talking machine - Mechanical Gramophone/Phonograph 
Wave bands - without
Power type and voltage Solar- and/or muscle driven, also addl. power jack possible
Loudspeaker Horn
Power out
from Model: Minerva Talking Machine - Thorens SA; St. Croix
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
Notes Thorens Minvera Talking Machine.
"Handsomely finished nickel-plated double springs movement with Intermediate Mandrel, noiseless running throughout, plays four small Records at one winding, and will wind whilst playing." Aluminium reproducer with sapphire and large aperture. Recorder fitted with sapphire. Crank wind.

Cabinet: highly polished nutwood base with bentwood cover. Aluminium Horn 12 by 10 inch.

Price in England: 62s.
Price in first year of sale 62.00 s
Source of data -- Original prospect or advert

Model page created by Mark Hippenstiel. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Thorens SA; St. Croix
Here you find 208 models, 180 with images and 31 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.