Gramophone, portable; The Gramophone Company Ltd; c1930s; CT82.1545a

Name/Title

Gramophone, portable

About 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.

Maker

The Gramophone Company Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

c1930s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

processed material, leather
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, textile, felt
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed inside lid: "HIS MASTER'S VOICE / THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY LTD / PATENTS APPLIED FOR"

Measurements

h 143mm x l 412mm x w 288mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT82.1545a

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