Here is a very nice example of the Columbia 201 portable gramophone from about 1929. Columbia gramophones are always well made and compare well with contemporary HMV machines, but are usually much cheaper to buy.
This 201 is in very good original condition with undamaged chrome plating and a quality No.9 sound-box free from the pot-metal damage that many sound-boxes are prone to. There is an adjustable auto-brake, 10″ turntable and a good quality single spring Garrard motor. The 201 has a record storage book in the lid, this is usually missing but is present in this case. As with several Columbia portable machines, the winder is integral and at the front of the case
This is a very good working gramophone and plays reliably and well.
Carriage by DPD is £25 and by Hermes £15