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by Enrico
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: UK/European Trader
Topic: 12" HMV turntable wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: 12" HMV turntable wanted

Ok, let me see what I have. I should have many. I'll get back to you by this coming weekend.
Best regards,
Enrico
by Enrico
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:34 am
Forum: UK/European Trader
Topic: 12" HMV turntable wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: 12" HMV turntable wanted

kirtley2012 wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:38 am
Enrico wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:21 am
kirtley2012 wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:01 pm I'm in need of a 12 inch HMV turntable for a gramophone project I've currently got in progress, has anybody got a spare?

Thanks

Alex
Hi Alex,

Are you still looking for this?

Best wishes,
Enrico
Hi Enrico

I am indeed
Hi Alex,
just to clarify, are we talking about this turntable?
by Enrico
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:36 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox

Curt A wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:03 pm Patent drawing...

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Thank you Curt, excellent insight!
by Enrico
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:36 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox

poodling around wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:26 pm I think I have found the patent for this soundbox.

https://worldwide.espacenet.com/patent/ ... A?q=127176

I love it and wish it was mine !
It's really it! Thank you so much!
by Enrico
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox

Apart from it's unusual square shape, the main feature of interest is the thumbscrew at the centre of the horizontal bar. It could be made to press against the stylus bar to reduce volume, in much the same way as placing a finger on the stylus bar of a conventional soundbox whilst playing. James, R...
by Enrico
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:32 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox

Ahmed wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:54 pm That's peculiar, I like!

How does it sound?
I haven't tried it yet. It didn't fit the machines I had with me in that moment.
by Enrico
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: UK/European Trader
Topic: 12" HMV turntable wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: 12" HMV turntable wanted

kirtley2012 wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:01 pm I'm in need of a 12 inch HMV turntable for a gramophone project I've currently got in progress, has anybody got a spare?

Thanks

Alex
Hi Alex,

Are you still looking for this?

Best wishes,
Enrico
by Enrico
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Echo - Fon Gramophone Soundbox

Another finding in my collection.
Do you know for what machines this soundbox was meant?
Thanks,
Enrico
by Enrico
Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Fanola Portable Gramophone
Replies: 14
Views: 370

Re: Fanola Portable Gramophone

physicist wrote: Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:14 pm "NED OCTR AANGEVR" is an abbreviation for "Nederlands octrooi aangevraagd" which translates as "Dutch patent pending"
Thank you!
by Enrico
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Fanola Portable Gramophone
Replies: 14
Views: 370

Re: Fanola Portable Gramophone

Thanks everyone for your replies! I try to answer all your questions together and I am also attaching new images. Yes, I confirm the Ferguson Patent writing on the label. The complete writing is: Fanola, Simplicity Efficiency, Ferguson Patent I also attach an image of the writing on the arm, which i...