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by Inigo
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Ever Heard a Cigarette Box Talk?
Replies: 7
Views: 81

Re: Ever Heard a Cigarette Box Talk?

Let's hope you get a successful repair... It would be great to see it in action. Thanks for sharing!
by Inigo
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: HMV Cockleshell Model - Horn Color?
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: HMV Cockleshell Model - Horn Color?

I'm not an expert, but what beautifully has it come out! Enjoy it! How good it sounds?
by Inigo
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?
Replies: 23
Views: 294

Re: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?

If you want, I can explain later the contents of each field of the database. There are 28 of them, and each one serves a purpose. When cataloging the records, you'll find some ones are very easy and fast to do, but others take more time.... Especially the ones that have the mx no. handwritten under ...
by Inigo
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?
Replies: 23
Views: 294

Re: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?

Drh, Actually the chronological order system has a drawback: if you want to see the evolution of a label in time, or to pick several records by an artist, you have to see the filing numbers in the catalogue or database, and go extracting them records from the shelves one by one, etc. Disadvantages o...
by Inigo
Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: What's This?
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: What's This?

Seems a bootleg copy of the Victor Concert / Clark - Johnson reproducer of the Trademark machine.
by Inigo
Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: PAPER HORN "BALMAIN"
Replies: 144
Views: 9327

Re: PAPER HORN "BALMAIN"

Seeing your temporary carriage, some ideas to make it work follow.... Just ideas to help! 1. Relocate the pulley rail base forward, so the pulley can follow the rail for a complete side. If seems that in the record starting position, the pulley is already at the end of its run! 2. Duplicate the arra...
by Inigo
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Music
Topic: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?
Replies: 23
Views: 294

Re: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?

drh, a very good system. Frisco, I'll copy herein a sample explaining the registered data later, from home. The database is there. Nevertheless, I always keep in my mobile phone a pdf copy of the catalogue, to help me when I'm buying records, to avoid buying unwanted duplicates or to help buying rec...
by Inigo
Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?
Replies: 23
Views: 294

Re: How do you prefer to store your records? Albums or Sleeves? Combo?

What I do was the advice of a book, don't remember if it was Percy Wilson's Gramophones of 1929, or Boris Semeonoff's Record Collecting. When I acquire records, I clean and sleeve them. I add a sequential numbering to the outer corner of the sleeve (plus the label and record number, and a brief note...
by Inigo
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Disco Grammofono Vs. La Voce Del Padrone
Replies: 6
Views: 108

Re: Disco Grammofono Vs. La Voce Del Padrone

The Spanish company was born as a subsidiary of the French Cie. Francaise du Gramophone, named Compañía Francesa del Gramophone (sic) established in Spain c. 1903 (to be confirmed). Records produced were imported from France, Germany (Hanover) or England, and labeled as usual then, Monarch, Concert,...
by Inigo
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Music
Topic: How many records have you broken in your lifetime?
Replies: 60
Views: 6672

Re: How many records have you broken in your lifetime?

I also have a Spanish pressing hmv which is split concentric by the lock grooves... Ready to make a coaster!