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 Post subject: Re: Columbia, index/list of USA/UK/DE/Japan made portables
PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:17 am 
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Victor V
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I have a 202 with a polished wood motor board & red plush turntable, No. 9 soundbox. It still has a serial number inside it on a paper tag.

(My only Orthophonic-style machine--that thing sounds great!)


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 Post subject: Re: Columbia, index/list of USA/UK/DE/Japan made portables
PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:56 pm 
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Thank you Gramophile for adding another good reference to the Columbia list.

VanEpsFan, you also have a 202 with a polished motor board, similar to the one I posted photos in this thread a few weeks ago?
If so, we are at least two who have the 202 with this motor board.

Update: I have another photo of a Columbia 202 to my previous post in this thread. I thought it could be a good thing to show the 3 different Columbia 202 versions ( are there more versions?) on close up photos. I know quite a few forum members already have this third version with rexin clothed motor board, and winding key at the side of the gramophone. I bought this black 102 yesterday, and will collect it tomorrow. Unfortunately it does not have the record album attached, but the owner is still looking it, so there is still a chance it may appear. I bought the machine to complete the 102 versions in my collection, and also because the copy is in very good shape.


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 Post subject: Re: Columbia, index/list of USA/UK/DE/Japan made portables
PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:57 pm 
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Victor VI
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VanEpsFan1914 wrote:
I have a 202 with a polished wood motor board & red plush turntable, No. 9 soundbox. It still has a serial number inside it on a paper tag.

(My only Orthophonic-style machine--that thing sounds great!)


Another one has just appeared on UK eBay. The seller thinks it is Victorian :lol: :lol: :lol:. Both the price and the postage are ridiculous.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Antique-Vict ... 1438.l2649


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