Gramophone, portable; The Gramophone Company Ltd; c1930s; CT82.1545a
Gramophone, portableAbout this object
Portable gramophone; a His Master's Voice gramophone manufactured in Great Britain by the Gramophone Company Ltd, around 1930.
The gramophone is mounted within a patent leather case with leather carrying handle on one edge. Inside the lid is a compartment for storing records. The case also contains a key for winding up the spring which spins the record; and a small triangular compartment for the storage of spare needles.
processed material, leather
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, textile, felt
processed material, metal
Printed inside lid: "HIS MASTER'S VOICE / THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY LTD / PATENTS APPLIED FOR"Measurements
h 143mm x l 412mm x w 288mm
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