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 Post subject: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:08 am 
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I am certainly no expert but I thought it may not be ?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MASSIVE-VINTAGE-MORNING-GLORY-BRASS-GRAMOPHONE-HORN-BIT-OF-DAMAGE-21-INCHE/392150907082?hash=item5b4e03f8ca:g:wXUAAOSwTVlbyNdU:rk:20:pf:0


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:20 pm 
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It's a Columbia with the wrong end badly soldered on - should have a screw thread on it.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
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Gramtastic wrote:
It's a Columbia with the wrong end badly soldered on - should have a screw thread on it.



Aha ! Thank you.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:50 pm 
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Sort of a morning glory- it has a petaled effect


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:59 pm 
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This looks like a battered up crap-o-phone horn that is muddled with a makeshift conical end. I never saw a Columbia horn like this before.
Harvey Kravitz


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:11 pm 
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Phonofreak wrote:
This looks like a battered up crap-o-phone horn that is muddled with a makeshift conical end. I never saw a Columbia horn like this before.
Harvey Kravitz


I agree with Harvey. Proceed with caution!

George P.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:35 am 
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Hi here is mine - as you can see it is on a Columbia and has a threaded end. It seems this one has had the end cut off and a normal type badly soldered on in its place. It is a shame as these are beautiful horns in good condition. Somewhere I have an original Columbia advert showing this horn so know it is correct.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
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Gramtastic wrote:
Hi here is mine - as you can see it is on a Columbia and has a threaded end. It seems this one has had the end cut off and a normal type badly soldered on in its place. It is a shame as these are beautiful horns in good condition. Somewhere I have an original Columbia advert showing this horn so know it is correct.



Very interesting about Columbia's having a threaded end.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
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Thanks, Gramtastic, for correcting me. That's not a horn we see on this side of the pond, and I suspected it was of recent Indian origin. Duly noted!

George P.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this a Morning Glory Horn I wonder ?
PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:26 pm 
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phonogfp wrote:
Thanks, Gramtastic, for correcting me. That's not a horn we see on this side of the pond, and I suspected it was of recent Indian origin. Duly noted!

George P.


It does look suspiciously close to these:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/10-PCS-GRAMOPH ... rk:50:pf:0

but closer examination reveals differences for sure.


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