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by neilmack
Wed Sep 22, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Suspect HMV101
Replies: 14
Views: 253

Re: Suspect HMV101

What is the problem with these? :? They look "restored", as compared with neglected, rusty, worn, torn examples on eBay for nearly the same price. You may prefer original, untouched, perfect examples, but how many do you find these days in that condition? I don't really understand what &q...
by neilmack
Tue Sep 21, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Suspect HMV101
Replies: 14
Views: 253

Re: Suspect HMV101

He has a regular production line of heavily restored machines

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/richard-pony/m.html
by neilmack
Mon Sep 20, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: UK/European Trader
Topic: Wanted: REK-O-KUT RE-EQUALIZER II or III
Replies: 0
Views: 175

Wanted: REK-O-KUT RE-EQUALIZER II or III

Wanted - REK-O-KUT RE-EQUALIZER II or III
As sold by by Esoteric Sound in the USA.

Thanks.
by neilmack
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Last Living 78 RPM only Artist
Replies: 20
Views: 1838

Re: Last Living 78 RPM only Artist

But Andrews, Horne and Pressley made 78's during the LP era. This thread was to include pre LP (1948) artists. Julie Andrews made her record of Mignon in 1947 so she just squeaks in. Are any of the children of the Manchester Schools Choir still with us? Their famous record of Nymphs and Shepherds w...
by neilmack
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Last Living 78 RPM only Artist
Replies: 20
Views: 1838

Re: Last Living 78 RPM only Artist

Julie Andrews and Marilyn Horne both made 78s.

And then there’s Elvis ........
by neilmack
Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: PAPER HORN "BALMAIN"
Replies: 211
Views: 16388

Re: PAPER HORN "BALMAIN"

@Gramophoneshane has posted a rather fine picture of a Balmain gramophone on another thread.
Daboll Fog Signal 1 balmain.jpg
by neilmack
Wed Sep 15, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Help With Horn Identification
Replies: 6
Views: 304

Re: Help With Horn Identification

gramophoneshane wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:31 am Fog horns came in lots of shapes and sizes too.
Surely that second picture is of a very large Balmain gramophone?
by neilmack
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: UK/European Trader
Topic: FOR SALE: Zonophone Hornless LZO
Replies: 11
Views: 413

Re: FOR SALE: Zonophone Hornless LZO

** Sold Pending **
by neilmack
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Edison suitcase Standard (Edison Bell) - advice please!
Replies: 11
Views: 280

Re: Edison suitcase Standard (Edison Bell) - advice please!

With the catches only on the ends of the lid, and that low serial number, would this machine have been manufactured just before the end of the nineteenth century?
by neilmack
Thu Sep 09, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: HMV 109: latest toy.
Replies: 11
Views: 476

Re: HMV 109: latest toy.

Curious - my 109 had a second lifting knob in the opposite corner.
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