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 Post subject: Please id - gramophone related ? Junk or treasure ?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:58 am 
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Victor II
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In my total ignorance and vivid imagination it could have been part of an early EMG gramophone or maybe something quite different like an old train station microphone type part / thing.

It looks quite interesting and as if it was 'quite something' in it's day - maybe ?


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Gramophone-Horn-Speaker-Metal-Trumpet-Unsual-Ear-Weird-Phonograph/263944411083?hash=item3d745017cb:g:EvwAAOSwcp1boPHp


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 Post subject: Re: Please id - gramophone related ? Junk or treasure ?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:13 am 
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Looks like the bottom half of an early radio loudspeaker.


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 Post subject: Re: Please id - gramophone related ? Junk or treasure ?
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Yes, it looks like the middle section of an Amplion Dragon speaker.


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 Post subject: Re: Please id - gramophone related ? Junk or treasure ?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:33 am 
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Aha !

That seems to be it. A very nice looking speaker when complete too.


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