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 Post subject: Re: Balmain or EMG ?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:16 pm 
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Victor III
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Yes indeed. Here are the three articles referred to:


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 Post subject: Re: Balmain or EMG ?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:43 am 
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Here are a few pictures of my Wilson horn that could have been fitted to a Balmain.
It appeared on the Antique Road Show in an antique shop in Aberystwyth. I tracked it down and bought it thinking someday I will try and build a Balmain type gramophone. One day!.
It is 54” long and with the Lifebelt is 56”


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 Post subject: Re: Balmain or EMG ?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:21 am 
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Great to see these photos again Chunny and thank you for posting. The horn is in such excellent condition that it really should form part of a re-created Balmain some day. From an exponential point of view, it is almost a miniature of the Nimbus horn.


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