Category: Accessories

Two Minute Wax Cylinders

Here is a list of two minute wax cylinders that I bought recently. They are mainly in their own original boxes and , although worn, play reasonably well. There are a number of famous music hall artists amongst them, including Florrie Forde and George Formby. Prices £5- £10 each plus p&p In the shade of […]

Rare collector’s item. Needle tins.

Here is a chance to buy a complete unused original set of Swiss Made “Melograph Salon” trailer needles in their original unopened carton. Price for the set of five tins, including postage £40

IM Thorn Needles

This is a rare opportunity to buy some of the very best of thorn needles. The IM fibre needles were sold in unique “Top Hat” boxes containing ten high quality needles. Modern thorn needles are still available, but these original unused old stock needles are superior. Each of the needles can be re-sharpened several times […]

Fibre Needle Cutters and Sharpeners

There are two main types of fibre needles, Thorn needles and Bamboo needles. Both are basically hardened wooden needles that can be re-sharpened after playing. Bamboo needles usually have a triangular cross-section and need a suitable hole in the sound-box to fit. These are sharpened by cutting off a slice at the end of the […]

Gramophone winding handles

It’s really annoying when the winder for your gramophone goes missing or was not there when purchased! Here are few original winders for HMV gramophones. HMV winders for the following gramophones some are suitable for more than one machine. Models; 101 (portable), 103 and 104 (Table models ), 109 (Table model) , Model 11 cabinet. […]

Blue Amberol Phonograph Cylinders

I have a large number of Blue Amberol phonograph cylinders in stock, mostly in their original boxes and in good condition. These records are from the early part of the 20th century and were a great improvement on the original wax cylinders that played for only two minutes. The Blue Amberols played for four minutes […]