Just want everyone to know that the following dealer - a mr. Nootenbaum, who has an extensive website, selling gramophones and phonographs on the internet is not someone I recommend.
I bought a HMV Lumiere gramophone on the internet, that he described as in overall good condition, the pictures were obviously taken so as not to show flaws, paid 2200 euros. When it arrived I was very disappointed. It is completely worn out, full of blackspots from fungus, the seams in the wooden box are all open and broken, it is in overall really bad condition - a wreck. At best a project for restoration! I wrote him and said I wanted my money back etc. he said "maybe if you put the gramophone in a dry room" - as if he stores his gramophones in some shed in the backyard where the rain drips in...
Now he does nt even answer my mails. What to do: warn people at least. Maybe the dutch police??
bigsplash1: I have an old Dixie High Grade Talking Machine. Anyone know the value of these? This one is in great condition and has lots of records, a few of which are metal ones.
May 8, 2015 5:52:28 GMT -6
robinette: I just bought the most beautiful thing ever. I have a Columbia Grafonola Model 213. I was wondering the value of it - I have zero interest of ever selling though. IT works perfectly and I want to hopefully find more discs. It currently has one. educate me
Jun 13, 2015 4:42:11 GMT -6
robinette: Bigsplash, I'd be interested in perhaps getting some of your records if they can be used on my machine
Jun 13, 2015 4:42:51 GMT -6
robinette: Can anyone find any information on Columbia Grafanola model 213.......I have scoured the internet...... NOTHING
Aug 25, 2015 20:48:42 GMT -6
delmont61: I acquired a Victrola VV215 and restored if for my daughter as a present. The motor worked fine,but seemed a stiff to wind. Took out the springs, cleaned them, and re-greased with Molly and a little gear oil. Still works fine, but it's still stiff.
Dec 26, 2015 11:41:07 GMT -6
rainycitygirl: I looked into a box I moved here almost 9 years ago and found (can't remember where I got it) something that looks similar in style as a handheld hole punch except at the "punch area".I believe it was called a wooden needle trimmer 4 talking machine.
Mar 2, 2016 21:58:55 GMT -6
rainycitygirl: Didn't see limitations before. Anyway,I would love to see it go to someone who would really want it. I found this site and thought someone here might fit the bill.
Mar 2, 2016 22:00:03 GMT -6
aaronben: I have a Mandel gramaphone that I am interested to sell.
Jan 7, 2017 19:07:36 GMT -6
cweastlick: Looking for a motor for my Columbia AH early model. This is the one with the offset crank and speed control/on/off switch on the top. Even incomplete motor would be helpful. Thanks!
Oct 17, 2017 8:22:21 GMT -6
waverley05: I have approximately 150 Edison diamond discs which I would like to sell. I live in Edinburgh Scotland. Is anyone out there interested?
Dec 13, 2017 8:30:07 GMT -6
jmad7474: I have a Japanese Victrola for sale, please contact me if interested
Jan 1, 2018 22:35:08 GMT -6
IncrediBill: Hi. Very cool. I like what you've done with the place. I am in the SF Bay Area. I would like to learn how to put my Golden Throated Claxtonola back together. I received it in parts. Finally I am interested in selling to someone for their own use. TY
May 27, 2018 12:15:23 GMT -6
eckster: Is anyone still on this forum. Need to update. No longer secure. lots of popup ads and the taskbar says not secure with a quotation mark. need to upgrade to windows 10
Aug 12, 2018 22:55:59 GMT -6
jimshoney10: I have a Cremona standing wind up phonograph. I've not seen this logo, or company before. It is not a Cremonaphon i need some advice
Aug 19, 2018 14:33:28 GMT -6
sjkkphares: Recently purchased a Sonora phonograph and hope to learn more about it. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Dec 15, 2018 9:17:36 GMT -6
cweastlick: Looking for an Edison Concert lid, early version
Aug 23, 2019 7:38:47 GMT -6
junebug3: I have a Dixie phonic high grade talking machine I would like to know more about and possibly sell. Anyone here know anything about it?
Sept 1, 2020 8:31:44 GMT -6
iberville: oh neat! you all finally put in a shout box. 'Reminds me of my IPB days . 'Haven't been here in yonks! Looking for the tone arm elbow for Columbia grafonola "Mignonette" 1915 - I'll probably post in the forums anyways, cheers!
Oct 27, 2020 21:29:06 GMT -6
alignkwik: looking for 1906 columbia graphophone model AO reproducer
Jan 30, 2021 7:07:06 GMT -6
keywindgem: Martin are yoiu still on this forum
Mar 13, 2021 5:39:50 GMT -6