A Gallery of Two-Minute Wax Cylinders

Light brown wax.

Medium brown wax.

Dark brown wax.

Dark grey wax; early molded cylinder.

Black wax; labelled molded cylinder.

Edison cylinder cartons.

Edison carton and cylinder, 1899.

Close-up of the carton's left face; right face.

Edison carton, molded unlabelled cylinder, and record slip, 1904.

Edison carton, molded labelled cylinder, 1908.

Columbia cylinder cartons
Columbia records were also sold through Sears-Roebuck under the name Oxford.

Close-up of an 1898 Columbia carton's front face; left face; right face.

Columbia wax cylinder

Photos credit 5.

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