VV 4-70 / VE 4-70 X/
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The 4-70 was produced by Victor in Montreal for sale solely for the Canadian market. It was a basic floor Orthophonic phonograph, with a 2-spring motor and mahogany finish. It sold new for $195.00 CDN with a spring wound motor. Electric powered versions sold for $35.00 CDN extra. It was introduced in 1928 and was likely discontinued the following year. As many parts are identical to some of the US-made Orthophonic models, it is likely that this machine was a "hybrid" design intended to share several cabinet parts, while retaining a unique design appearance from the US versions.
Production numbers for this model are unknown, but based on serial numbers of surviving examples, it is estimated that at least 5,000 were produced.
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