HMV Model 97 Portable
August 9, 2019
In about 1931 HMV and Columbia were taken over by EMI. Several portable gramophones continued to be made, often withRead more.
The “Colibri” Miniature Gramophone
August 4, 2019
This Is the smallest of the variety of miniature gramophones that were offered for sale in the 1920s. The ColibriRead more.
Bandmaster Portable Gramophone
July 24, 2019
Here is an interesting portable gramophone from the early 1920s. Bandmaster was a name used by a German manufacturing CompanyRead more.
Dulcetto Portable Gramophone
July 19, 2019
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
June 12, 2019
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
June 7, 2019
This is an example of one of the last new designs produced by HMV in the early 1930s. The portableRead more.
Columbia Model 201
April 20, 2019
Here is a very nice example of the Columbia 201 portable gramophone from about 1929. Columbia gramophones are always wellRead more.
HMV Portable Gramophone
March 29, 2019
The HMV Model 102 from 1931 is probably the most popular gramophone amongst collectors at the moment. It has aRead more.
Apollo Portable Gramophone
March 28, 2019
Apollo is the name used by the firm Craies & Stavridi for gramophone they imported and sold in the UKRead more.
Columbia Portable Gramophone
March 27, 2019
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
February 4, 2019
Decca gramophones were made in the UK by Barnett Samuel Company. The company started production in 1914. Many of theRead more.
“Sonora” Table Gramophone
January 3, 2019
The gramophone is of high quality, in a mahogany case and with a double spring motor, 12″ turntable and originalRead more.
Replacement backs for HMV 5A/5B/ No.4 sound-boxes
September 12, 2018
Increasingly HMV gramophones from the 1930s are turning up with 5A or 5B sound-boxes that have suffered damage due toRead more.