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Columbia Grafanola Table Top Record Player Circa 1920

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    Posted 6 years ago

    fortapache
    (2685 items)

    Another piece from cleaning out the old family home. I was going to let someone else have it but it ended up here.
    This is a windup record player with an internal horn. One opens the slats to increase or decrease the volume using the knob on the right hand side.
    There are no model number markings that I can find so I am having a hard time placing the time. The Grafonola were made from about 1907 into the 1930s.
    There is a speed control that you adjust until it sounds right. It does not have settings for various speeds.
    It came with some 10" 78 records and works well. Although it takes a lot of cranking.

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    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      Caperkid
      mikelv85
    2. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 6 years ago
      nice ..
    3. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much again Roycroft.
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      Very nice! I love it and would enjoy using it. I hope you do and find a lot of fun old 78's to play.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Think you verymuch valentino97. It is fun to play with but I could use more 78s.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      ankyou
      Roycroftbooksfromme1
      antiquerose
      valentino97
    7. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      PS I am thinking it may be 1930 due to where the tone arm is.
    8. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you Radegunder.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      ttomtucker
      LexaKay
      GeodeJem
    10. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you Trey.

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