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 Post subject: Auction description made me smile
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:09 am 
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I must just have an odd sense of humour.

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-us/auction-catalogues/lawrences-of-bletchingley/catalogue-id-srlawr10049/lot-3ab94785-c2dc-4e8d-af30-a99f00b505b4


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 Post subject: Re: Auction description made me smile
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:09 pm 
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Great description: "The gramophone has been removed, so technically it is just a cabinet." :roll:

It should read: So, technically it's not a gramophone... :lol:
"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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