Columbia Q (Early)

Columbia model Q 2 minute cylinder machine

The Columbia Q was Columbia's lowest price "standard" cylinder machine. With the complete case, as pictured here, the unit sold for $7.50

Supplied with a small 10" black horn, the Q could play completely through only one 2 minute cylinder. There were never any 4 minute versions of this model. The early model, as seen here, has a nickle plated stamped metal base.

Detail showing the floating reproducer and the plain solid winding key.