Spotted this old record player – Gramophone – inside the main reception area / visitors lounge, in the Victoria Hotel, Cradock, South Africa.

It’s brass horn was so shiny clean, but I’m not sure if it was still functioning, but it did seem as if it did as there was no dust on the record that was on the turntable.


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  • serendip
    serendipalmost 5 years ago

    I can confirm that it is still functional – I have tried it!

  • ta for the update …
    I too am pleased that such a relic has been kept in working order.

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  • Would love to know what they sound like – never heard on before …

    – RatManDude

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