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by Curt A
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Breker Auction
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: Breker Auction

It's easier to lubricate with the hole in back, unless it has a glass insert... but who knows why people do the things they do...
by Curt A
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Interesting but anonymous machine.
Replies: 11
Views: 363

Re: Interesting but anonymous machine.

"What is the purpose of the part (as shown by Curt) with the finger joints?, Does it conceal part of the horn (if so, why is it off-center) or is it a separate box or tray?" I wondered the same thing, until I gave it another look. I think it was made to enclose and hide the motor. Whoever...
by Curt A
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: FOR SALE: Genola Phonograph Bottom Case cover $15 SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Re: FOR SALE: Genola Phonograph Bottom Case cover $15

That's a great deal to fix an incomplete machine... where would you ever find a loose one? :?
by Curt A
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: HMV His Masters Voice smokers stand Nipper Victor
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: HMV His Masters Voice smokers stand Nipper Victor

It is an interesting curio. I saw another one for sale some months ago, so it is probably not as rare as Guido claims, unless it is the same one that is being reoffered. The ad seems misleading to me, it implies that it is a HMV product. Severely overpriced in my view, 10 times less would be more w...
by Curt A
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: British & European Machines
Topic: Unidentified Toy Gramophone
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Unidentified Toy Gramophone

I'd be inclined to agree with German manufacture. The tone arm appears to be identical to the one on the Gama Pixie Phone:- https://toyparadise.nl/product/gama-54-pixie-phone-with-box/ Gama toys. Founded in 1882, Nuremberg, Germany by Georg Adam MAngold.Gama was known for producing a variety of met...
by Curt A
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: eBay & Craigslist Alerts
Topic: Interesting but anonymous machine.
Replies: 11
Views: 363

Re: Interesting but anonymous machine.

It's a very well made cabinet with dovetailed construction and it looks nice... a good machine for the right price.
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by Curt A
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Starr tabletop project
Replies: 22
Views: 1003

Re: Starr tabletop project

I agree with you, David... that cleaned up way better than I expected and it looks great...
by Curt A
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Horizontal carriage question...
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: Horizontal carriage question...

edisonclassm wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:32 pmyes
Thanks for the answer... :)
by Curt A
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: My Fair Lady on NetFlix
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Re: My Fair Lady on NetFlix

That "adapter" is a Devineau Biophone and Mike Lund has a complete one.
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by Curt A
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Horizontal carriage question...
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: Horizontal carriage question...

Any ideas?