Actually, I have an Edison Standard on which the ID tag was originally
marked "D" and the "D" was crossed out and the tag marked "E". It is a 2/4
minute machine. The Edison factory was apparently notorious for using up old
stock in this way.
In a message dated 4/13/2017
I re-looked at my standard with the changed ID tag. It now appears that
the letter which looked like an "E"on further inspection is actually an "F".
The machine has a small top-mount reproducer ring. This fits with the 2/4
gearing and cygnet horn. One wonders if original buyers were ever
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