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An Excellent Auction of Automated Music Machines
Presented by Stanton’s Auctioneers

The Collection of Andrew & Harriet Ellis

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, August 20, 21, & 22, 2020

Thursday starts at 1:00 P.M. following the luncheon
Friday and Saturday begin at 9:00 A.M. each day

To be held in the Barry Expo Center, on the Barry County Fairgrounds
at 1350 N. M-37 Highway, Hastings, Michigan

(go 4-1/2 miles northwest of Hastings M-37 to the sale site
or approx. 20 miles southeast of Grand Rapids on Beltline/M-37 to the auction location)

Rare Multiphone Banjo Model coin operated 24 cylinder phonograph

Rare Multiphone Banjo Model coin operated 24 cylinder phonograph

Symphonion Eroica triple disc music box in the Haydn Model, an extremely hard to find example

Symphonion Eroica triple disc music box in the Haydn Model, an extremely hard to find example

Rare Edison Class M with 5” mandrel

Rare Edison Class M with 5” mandrel


This collection is phenomenal, and the content is staggering.
Hundreds of machines, rarity after rarity, and multiples of desirable and sought after examples abound.
As found examples acquired and accumulated by Mr. and Mrs. Ellis over the course of five decades make this an offering that any collector, museum and investor will not want to miss.

Contact Stanton’s Auctioneers to receive your free copy of the catalog with nearly 1,000 pictures.


Stanton’s Auctioneers & Realtors conducting auctions throughout Michigan and across the United States since 1954.
Over 7500 sales conducted and 4,000 parcels of real estate sold at auction. Call us to discuss your sale with a firm that has the experience to properly handle the job right for you. Steven E. Stanton, (517) 331-8150, Email – stevenEstanton@gmail.com


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We can handle the moving, packing, insurance and sale of the items. Established in 1954. References available.