Columbia Q "Mignon"

The Columbia Q "Mignon," 1898-1903. The simple, open-works Q is found in two distinct versions. The early nickel bedplate has a plain flat key. The later machines, such as the one shown here, have a cast key with a filigree design. When supplied with an oak case and a recorder, the QQ. The original price for the caseless Q was $5.00. The cabinet was $2.50 extra.