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 Post subject: Another Indian portable!
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:51 pm 
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HMV was not the only firm to manufacture machines for the Indian market. Here is a Thorens Primaphone, which apart from the crapophone soundbox appears to be original and genuine. That thing screwed to the inside of the lid looks nasty though. Currently on UK eBay :

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Primaphone-An ... 1438.l2649


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 Post subject: Re: Another Indian portable!
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:47 pm 
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It looks like a spin off from a Victrola 50...
"The phonograph† is not of any commercial value."
Thomas Alva Edison - Comment to his assistant, Samuel Insull.

"No one needs a Victrola XX, a Perfected Graphophone Type G, or whatever you call those noisy things."
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