Wurlitzer Model 1100 Jukebox – 1948

Wurlitzer Model 1100 Jukebox – 1948 – LOT 91

Musical & Coin-Op Auction, September 21st 2013 – Wurlitzer Model 1100 Jukebox – 1948

Lot #: 91

Wurlitzer Model 1100 Jukebox – 1948. Beautiful floor model Jukebox has a beehive form with wood grain veneer on the sides and framing the door, has a bubble front viewing glass exposing the mechanics of the 24 record changer; noted as the first Jukebox to use a light weight plastic tone arm and a pre-amp, the tone arm is called the Cobra and has eyes painted on the head, resembling a snake. Has chromed escutcheons and rotating selector bar viewing 8 selections at a time (totaling 24 tunes), has spiral crosshatched clear plastics on the door with colorful rotating cylinders behind, bringing the Jukebox to life and red-yellow arched plastics inside at the crest of the door. Only 7,000 of this model were shipped, designed by Paul Fuller; veneer and plastics are in good condition. Signed on a metal tag with model number 1100 and serial number 2114820, back of the case is stamped 2118377. Good working condition. 57.5 in. high x 30 in. wide x 27 in. deep.

Estimate: $3500 – $5000

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Name      September 21st, 2013 Musical & Coin-Op Auction
Date(s)   Saturday, September 21
Preview:  Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction:  Saturday, September 21st at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, September 21st at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
Contact:  413-448-8922
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