Playback & recording equipment

Perophone Pixie Grippa portable gramophone

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  • Type

    image

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    14 Frow 1988

  • Subjects

    Record players

  • Date

    1927

  • Producers

    Lockwood Manufactoring Co.

  • Description

    This British portable of the mid 1920s has the standard feature of using a simple well in the motorboard as a horn aperture. Unusually, there is also an auxiliary horn connected to the back of the soundbox. Perophone was a brand name of the Lockwood Manufacturing Company, a maker player pianos and piano rolls. It was not a durable gramophone brand. Unusually for a miniature portable of this size it was possible to play 12 inch discs by sliding the whole motorboard forward. Dimensions: Width: 280 mm Depth: 245 mm Turntable diameter: 150 mm

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