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 Post subject: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:37 pm 
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Passing along this info about an auction that takes place on 10/14 in France. Some amazing phonographs here! I'm not sure if they ship to the USA or not, and I've maxed out my spending for the year, so I won't be doing any bidding myself. Anyway, check out the goods:
https://www.millon.com/en/catalog/107812


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 Post subject: Re: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:34 am 
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Thanks for posting. If this is a single collection, it must be one of the largest to come on to the European market for some years.

One of the strangest machines must be Lot 38, the moleskin covered Pathé. I wonder how many moles it took to cover it :shock: .


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 Post subject: Re: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:51 pm 
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I'm surprised with the Zonophone (item 20) as it's the first time I see this model. Any info?


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 Post subject: Re: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:17 pm 
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epigramophone wrote:
Thanks for posting. If this is a single collection, it must be one of the largest to come on to the European market for some years.

One of the strangest machines must be Lot 38, the moleskin covered Pathé. I wonder how many moles it took to cover it :shock: .


Maybe no moles were hurt in the construction.............."Moleskin is a heavy cotton fabric, woven and then sheared to create a short, soft pile on one side. The feel and appearance of its nap is similar to felt or chamois, but less plush than velour. Clothing made from moleskin is noted for its softness and durability. Some variants of the cloth are so densely woven as to be windproof"

Though the arm and horn are Pathé, the cabinet does not look like a traditional Pathé?

I'm sure there's a funny comment waiting regarding "windproof"?


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 Post subject: Re: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:34 pm 
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This thread is a duplicate the complete topic was covered on this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=47083
"The phonograph† is not of any commercial value."
Thomas Alva Edison - Comment to his assistant, Samuel Insull.

"No one needs a Victrola XX, a Perfected Graphophone Type G, or whatever you call those noisy things."
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 Post subject: Re: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:37 am 
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Curt A wrote:
This thread is a duplicate the complete topic was covered on this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=47083


Which thread is the duplicate? This one was posted first, if only by one minute.


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 Post subject: Re: Big Gramophone Auction in Paris - 10/14
PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:12 pm 
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epigramophone wrote:
Curt A wrote:
This thread is a duplicate the complete topic was covered on this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=47083


Which thread is the duplicate? This one was posted first, if only by one minute.

I don't know which was actually posted first, but the other thread has more information.
"The phonograph† is not of any commercial value."
Thomas Alva Edison - Comment to his assistant, Samuel Insull.

"No one needs a Victrola XX, a Perfected Graphophone Type G, or whatever you call those noisy things."
My Wife


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