Wax cylinder [A] and record case [B]. Black wax cylinder with a shiney luster on exterior. Beveled edge at the top and bottom. multiple grooved lines on sides. Text stamped into top reads, "VAUDEVILLE AT THE VILLAGE POST OFFICE. 9687" Also stamped on the top (but written in script) is the text, "Thomas A. Edison PAT'D..." One chip in a wax on the edge near the text. Six raised ridges on interior of cylinder. Cardboard tube record case with text and three graphics. Brown paper cap on bottom. Red and gold text reads, "EDISON GOLD MOULDED RECORDS ECHO ALL OVER THE WORLD." To the left of the text is a black and white image of Edison. Image is approximately tw inches by two inches. Text under the image reads, "NATIONAL PHONOGRAPHIC CO. ORANGE, N.J., USA." Off-white background with gold border and Edison signature. Text above image reads, "Form no. 680. May 1, 1905." "CATALOGUE NUMBER" is printed on the tube with no number, but "9466" is handwritten next to the text above gold border. Fraying ridge around top of holder. Other text on the record holder reads, "REGISTERED IN U.S. PATENT OFFICE, AUG. 9, 1904.- COPYRIGHT, 1904, BY NATIONAL PHONOGRAPH COMPANY." "MADE AT THE EDISON LABORATORY, ORANGE, N.J., U.S.A. UNDER PATENTS OF THOMAS A. EDISON." "PATENTED OCT. 18, 1892, NOVE. 18, 1902, NOV. 1, 1904, FEB. 5 1901, JULY 5, 1904, FEB. 14, 1905, NOV. 11, 1902, OCT. 11, 1904, MAY 23, 1905." "OTHER PATENTS PENDING." "THIS RECORD IS SOLD BY THE NATIONAL PHONOGAPH COMPANY, UPON THE CONDITION THAT IT SHALL NOT BE SOLD TO ANY UNAUTHORIZED DEALER OR USED FOR DUPLICATION, AND THAT IT SHALL NOT BE SOLD, OR OFFERED FOR SALE, BY THE ORIGINAL, OR ANY SUBSEQUENT PURCHASER (EXCEPT BY AN AUTHORIZED JOBBERS TO AN AUTHORIZED RETAIL DEALER) FOR LESS THAT THIRTY FIVE (35) CENTS APIECE." "UPON ANY BREACH OF SAID CONDITION, THE LICENSE TO USE AND VEND THIS RECORD, IMPLIED FROM SUCH SALE, IMMEDIATELY TERMINATES." " THE NEVINS-CHURCH PRESS, N.Y., OS."