“Colibri” Miniature Gramophone
This one of the smallest gramophones that appeared on the market in the 1920s. Several models were available but thisRead more.
“Salon” Phonograph Cylinders
Salon sized phonograph cylinders are not easy to find these days and, of course, you need a phonograph with theRead more.
Decca “Crescendo” Portable
This is a simple but effective smaller portable gramophone from the late 1920s. It has a conventional design and isRead more.
“Swiss” Horned Gramophone
This is a horned gramophone that is a “Swiss” type machine that would have ben imported into the UK inRead more.
HMV Model 97 Portable
In about 1931 HMV and Columbia were taken over by EMI. Several portable gramophones continued to be made, often withRead more.
Bandmaster Portable Gramophone
Here is an interesting portable gramophone from the early 1920s. Bandmaster was a name used by a German manufacturing CompanyRead more.
Dulcetto Portable Gramophone
Another of the well known names of gramophones that appeared in the 1920s was Dulcetto. The origins of the nameRead more.
HMV Table Grand Model 108
This is an example of an HMV table top gramophone from about 1924. The model 108. It is a quiteRead more.
HMV Model 99 Portable
This is an example of one of the last new designs produced by HMV in the early 1930s. The portableRead more.
Apollo Portable Gramophone
Apollo is the name used by the firm Craies & Stavridi for gramophone they imported and sold in the UKRead more.
Columbia Portable Gramophone
In 1931 HMV and Columbia, the two biggest makers of gramophones were taken over by EMI. Several wind-up gramophones wereRead more.
Decca Portable Gramophone
Decca gramophones were made in the UK by Barnett Samuel Company. The company started production in 1914. Many of theRead more.
Replacement backs for HMV 5A/5B/ No.4 sound-boxes
Increasingly HMV gramophones from the 1930s are turning up with 5A or 5B sound-boxes that have suffered damage due toRead more.