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A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA
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Author:  Cody K [ Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:52 am ]
Post subject:  A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA

Here's one you don't see every day -- an off-brand console with an electric motor and a swing-out turntable that seems to disconnect the tone arm from the horn when open and reconnect it with a felt gasket when closed. Horn looks like it may be spruce? Really odd, and quite attractive. Certainly cheap enough at forty-five bucks to make it worth the effort to restore. (Not mine.)

https://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/atq/d ... 77919.html

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Author:  Curt A [ Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:14 am ]
Post subject:  Re: A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA

If you have the space, that is certainly an interesting machine AND the price is right... It is one of the most attractive console machines I have seen.

Author:  fran604g [ Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:29 am ]
Post subject:  Re: A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA

That's nearly identical to one I had given to me by a friend several years ago. I could not discover the manufacturer's identity. http://forum.talkingmachine.info/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=16305 The cabinet on mine was too damaged for me to take on, so I ended up giving it away to a local flea market guy.

Best,
Fran

Author:  Benjamin_L [ Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA

It does kinda look like a Fletcher tonearm.

Author:  jboger [ Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:34 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA

A Colonial Revival piece in the manner of a William & Mary lowboy. For those interested, just Google images for William and Mary lowboy and you shall see the originals this was based on.

Author:  Lucius1958 [ Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:17 am ]
Post subject:  Re: A Very Unusual Console, Cheap -- CL, Lexington MA

Interesting. Not very well designed, but interesting.

Bill

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