Brand new from Wurlitzer is the magnificent recreation of the Peacock Model 850
, one of Wurlitzer’s best-loved and best-selling models of all time. Updated with CD capabilities, sleek LCD lighting, and increased functionality internally, the new and improved Peacock model maintains the retro charm of the original with a dazzling color animator and exquisite grill work.
The new Model 850 was received by enthusiastic audiences this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada and at the Musikmesse trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Peacock’s re-introduction to the marketplace was a priority for Wurlitzer, now among the Gibson family of brands. Gibson Guitar Corp., a leader in the music products industry, proudly announced its acquisition of Wurlitzer last July. With great esteem for the historic Wurlitzer name, Gibson has committed itself to instilling the Wurlitzer product with the same quality and craftsmanship shown to every member of the Gibson family.
First on the market in 1941, the original Peacock Model 850 signaled a new era in jukebox aesthetics. With marbleized plastic and color animation, the Peacock became an instant classic, raising the bar for every model that came after. A rare and coveted find in the vintage marketplace today, some original Peacock models sell for tens of thousands of dollars online and at auction.
With both artistic merit and ultimate functionality, the new Peacock is expected to rival the original as an instant collector’s item.
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