The Canadian Antique Phonograph Project

Canadian-made phonographs, gramophones and talking machines:
Amphion, Apex Electrophonic (by Compo), Berliner Gram-o-phone, Brant-ola, Brunswick (Brunswick-Balke-Collender), Burrophone, Canadian (Sonograph and Best Phone), Casavant Frères, Cecilian, Chopin, Colonial, Cremonaphone (by Amherst Pianos Ltd.), Curtiss Aeronola, Donalda, Egan Phonograph Company, Francophone (Franco American Clock Co.), Gerhard Heintzman, Gold Medal, Grandola (by Purdy), Gunn-son-ola, Karn, Knapp, Lindsay, Lyraphone (Lippert Furniture Co.), Mason and Risch,  McLagan,  Musicphone, Overton, Phonola, Rayola (and Silver Tone, both by the London Phonograph Company), Ro-Tone-ola, Saunman, Sherlock-Manning, Son-o-phone, Sono-phonic (by P.T. Legare Limitee), Stewart, Sugden, Super-phonic, Symphonola, Vanophone, Virgil (Plaola Piano Company), Canadian Vitaphone, Windsor.

This page is a repository of information on Canadian-made phonographs, gramophones and talking machines or those machines exclusively made available in Canada.  If you have any information, please contribute by contacting: 





(last update Jan. 29, '15)
 
(last update Feb. 17, '14)

(last update July 27, '14)
 
 
(last update Jan 31, '15)

(last update June 11, '12)

(new entry June 10, '10)
 
Also Sonograph and Best Phone
(last update May, '15)
 
(last update Mar. 3, '15)

(last update May 2, '13)


(new entry July 12, '12)

(new entry March 14, '12)


(last update Oct. 26, '11)

(last update Jan. 27, '10)
   
(last update October 5, '14)

(new entry Jan. 23, '15)

(Last update November 4, '12)


(new entry Feb. 15, '10)
 
(last update February 19, '13)

(last update Feb. 1, '14)
 
(manufactured by the 'Purdy Phonograph Co.', last update September 23, '09)

(last update Jan 30, '15)


(new entry Jan. 30, 2015)

Also Regal Phonograph Company
(last update Jan, '15
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(last update Feb. 17, 2014)

(last update Mar. 3 '15)

(last update May 25, '09)

(last update Jan. 30, '15)

(new entry March 12, 2017)


(Last update May 12, '12)

(last update--on page 2--Jan. 28 '10)

(new entry May, 2015)
 
(last updated, Sept. 9, 2009)

(new entry February 19, 2013)

(last update Feb. , '15)
 
(last update May 29, '12)


(last update June 10, '10)


(last update May 2015)

(new entry April, 2016)

(new entry Nov. 3, '13)

(new entry Dec. 31 '09)

(last update July 27, '14)

(last update July 13, '08 minor correction Jan. 29, '09)

(new entry Nov. 24 '10)

(last update Jan. 21, '15)


(new entry Nov. , '10)

(new entry Feb. '13)

(last update Sept. 21 '11)


(last update Feb. 4, '15)


If you own one of these machines, or are interested in owning one, you should check out the Canadian Antique Phonograph Society.
 


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  August 2008