Edison Eclispe 1906 Edison
Eclipse Coin-operated Phonograph

Edison Eclipse - original signboard and marquee.

Previous to inclusion into the Montana Phonograph collection, this machine had been in the Heitz collection of PA.

Eclipse motor

A view of the correct bipolar motor. Many Eclipse are found with replacement Edison Ekonowatt motors. These are not original motors.

Eclipse Motor
Eclipse coinbox Eclipse coin-box

Seen here is the original coin box and on/off coin switch.


Eclipse ID tag

One of the more interesting characteristics of this machine is the very rare Edison "Eclipse" ID tag. Most are seen with Edison "Triumph" ID tags. We would be very interested in knowing of other "Eclipse" ID tags and their corresponding serial number.

Eclipse ID
  Eclipse mechanism

Eclipse mechanism.