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

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