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Colchester Historeum

Phonograph, Portable


Accession number: 2011.17.01 A-C
Date: 1920s
Materials: Wood, metal and leather
Measurements: 36 cm L x 32 cm W x 12.5 cm HDimensions refer to A
Description:

Square case (A) with a leather handle and clasp closure. In the case there is a turntable, a container to hold needles, and spaces for the needle arm and speaker.

Curved arm to hold needle and speaker (B).

L shaped winder arm (C) has a wooden handle.

 

History of Use:

Originally owned by Hugh Lightbody (1889-1973) of Truro.