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by PeterF
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia Type N Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 586

Re: Columbia Type N Survey

Winner winner, chicken dinner!

There’s a story behind it, which I will tell eventually. Might be rare rare rare, might be bald-faced fraud, might be something in between...
by PeterF
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Ignorant About Pathé Records
Replies: 17
Views: 468

Re: Ignorant About Pathé Records

The correct needle in this case being NOT a needle. Use a stylus, specifically one with a sapphire ball tip. Under close examination the tip will have what appears to be a clear (or sometimes, red) tiny sphere on the end. If it’s pointed, let me...pointedly...say, that’s something else altogether. A...
by PeterF
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia Type N Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 586

Re: Columbia Type N Survey

C’mon folks, find my N’s Easter egg!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_egg_(media)
by PeterF
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia Type N Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 586

Re: Columbia Type N Survey

The photo of the marked switch.
by PeterF
Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia Type N Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 586

Re: Columbia Type N Survey

Mine. Look carefully...

Hint: How appropriate it is that tomorrow is...Easter.
by PeterF
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Sound Box Help
Replies: 12
Views: 383

Re: Sound Box Help

I have a nice #4 for you, if you’re interested. Please see the PM I just sent you.

Peter
by PeterF
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Columbia Type N Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 586

Re: Columbia Type N Survey

René, this is a fine idea. Can you please consider putting out a list of questions for the owners to answer? I’m guessing that most N owners haven’t seen too many, and even fewer have seen them next to each other for immediate comparison. I think it’s true, for example, that the cases are the same d...
by PeterF
Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: HMV 102 questions
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: HMV 102 questions

You might want to roam through this:

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=37206&start=30
by PeterF
Sat Mar 27, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Anyone know fonofan?
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Anyone know fonofan?

Ok, my record arrived today, packed reasonably well, and intact. It was a single 12” Victor scroll, and he sleeved it, sandwiched it between two 12” squares of corrugated cardboard, and put that in a 12” flat cardboard LP mailer box, total thickness maybe 1” - usually good enough unless it gets comp...
by PeterF
Sat Mar 27, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Anyone know fonofan?
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Anyone know fonofan?

Ok, my record arrived today, packed reasonably well, and intact. It was a single 12” Victor scroll, and he sleeved it, sandwiched it between two 12” squares of corrugated cardboard, and put that in a 12” flat cardboard LP mailer box, total thickness maybe 1” - usually good enough unless it gets comp...