VV-360 / VE-360
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The VV-360 was one of three short-lived "designer" upright Victrolas, that were introduced in late 1924 and manufactured for less than a year. The 360 was almost identical to the design of the VV-405, but in an upright (not console) cabinet configuration. It used the 405's styling cues, such as leg cross-braces and rectangular trim inserts on the front doors. Like the VV-350 and VV-370 (introduced at the same time), the VV-360 was intended to provide an upscale choice for affluent buyers; however, very few were sold and the model was discontinued early in 1925. All VV-360's have identical features, including gold plated hardware, an air-support lid, and a 4-spring motor. The 360 was only available in walnut.
The original 1924 selling price of the VV-360 was $235.00. Production figures for this model are sketchy, but an estimated total of 1,287 Victrola 360's were produced, all in 1924. Serial numbers range from 501 thorough 1788. Approximately 229 VE-360's (electric) were made, with serial numbers ranging from 501 through 730.
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