VV-220 / VE-220
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Introduced in 1923, the VV-220 was a deluxe flat-top console machine that fit between the VV-215 and VV-230 models. The 220 was manufactured for only 2 years (1923-24), although it remained in the Victor catalog through the first half of 1925. This model featured hand carving on the corner posts, gold plated hardware, and a 2 spring motor. All VV-220's have identical features. The 220 was available in mahogany, walnut or oak, although mahogany remained the most common choice. Oak finishes were offered only toward the end of the production run.
The original 1923 selling price of the 220 was $200.00. An estimated total of 23,949 Victrola 220's were produced.
Electric versions of the 220 were available for $40.00 extra. A total of 616 electric VE-220's were produced.
The current collector database shows the earliest existent VV-220 to be S/N 568 and the latest to be S/N 23610.
The earliest existent VE-220 is S/N 540 and the latest is S/N 1089
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