Some new items have been put up with more to come over the next few days. I will still be a bit slow with my correspondence, so bear with me, I will answer you!
If you are looking to buy or sell a genuine gramophone or phonograph then you have come to the right place! I have been collecting them since 1972 and trading for only a little less time; forty years of knowledge and experience. Over this period I have handled just about everything that the subject covers from humble portables to 'tinfoil' Edisons from the beginning of recorded sound history.
If you are fearful of nuclear Armageddon, you may
wish to take advantage of this facility offered in the
west of Essex. First come, first served, I imagine...
If there is a nuclear holocaust, then only the toughest
will survive, and that, as all collectors know, will mean
cockroaches and Edison phonographs. Let's hope that
by that time the cockroaches will have evolved enough
to know how to play them or it will be a terrible waste of
their survival skills...
If you are becoming interested in the subject of early machines and records, you might like to join a club or society dedicated to their study. Groups exist all over the world, and links to a number of them may be found on a page here.
Two books may be of interest to visitors to this site; An authorised and very thorough biography of The two George Formbys, father and son, and the ultimate guide to musical boxes published for the Musical Box Society. Read more here.