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 Post subject: FOR SALE: Columbia 202 portable gramophone (UK) £40
PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:44 am 
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Victor III
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This is a good honest little gramophone, this one would make a good project machine, good first machine for new collector or good for using and not being concerned about dinging it about

Comes working and with the original Columbia soundbox.
Mechanically it is functioning fine, the case covering is a bit tatty in places, the leather cover for the carrying handle and the tip of the winding handle are missing, and the autostop is a bit temperamental, like the turntable is sitting too low, I think the motor just needs raised up a bit

I'll post it to the UK (or elsewhere but I don't know what it would cost), or it can be collected from Alston, Cumbria

For anyone interested on here I'll do it £45 (NOW £40) + postage

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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: Columbia 202 portable gramophone (UK) £45
PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:36 am 
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Good honest low price Alex, a real bargain for someone. These are excellent performers and can give HMV102s a serious run for their money.


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: Columbia 202 portable gramophone (UK) £45
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Orchorsol wrote:
Good honest low price Alex, a real bargain for someone. These are excellent performers and can give HMV102s a serious run for their money.


Yeah it's one of those machines that is what it is, nothing fancy but a good performer, this one sounds pretty good, certainly better than an average 101


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: Columbia 202 portable gramophone (UK) £45
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:02 am 
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Make me an offer if interested

It's a columbia no. 15 soundbox with a free gramophone attached to it :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: Columbia 202 portable gramophone (UK) £45
PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:12 pm 
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Now £40


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 Post subject: Re: FOR SALE: Columbia 202 portable gramophone (UK) £40
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:08 pm 
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Surprised it's still around!, it is on eBay too though would rather sell somewhere like here

Will post anywhere, though I did look up shipping it to the USA and it was about $60 I believe


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