Auction 11.04.1996

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 11.04.1996

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The Listener by E.R.Fone

The Listener by E.R.Fone crystal set in red cloth-covered book form case, in maker's carton, by Kenmac Radio Ltd

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Ekco AD 76 receiver

An Ekco AD 76 receiver in circular brown bakelite case -- 15¾in. (40cm.) diam

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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'Spy' Radio

'Spy' Radio: a Mk. 16 transmitter chassis and a three-valve receiver chassis, with headphones, as used in Resistance work, World War II (2

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Philco Model 444 Peoples Set

A Philco Model 444 Peoples Set in arched black bakelite case (lacking back; cloth torn) ; and two other bakelite receivers (3

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £180 - £250

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An S.G. Brown Type Q speaker horn

An S.G. Brown Type Q speaker horn, with mahogany bell -- 13¾in.(35cm.)diam.(lacks bird

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Gecophone Model 3032R

A Gecophone Model 3032R three-valve battery receiver in mahogany case, circa 1929

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £180 - £250

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Gamage's crystal set

A Gamage's crystal set, with enclosed detector and condenser and six-stud switch in mahogany case, circa 1921 , a Brown H1 speaker base with a papier-mâché straight neck horn and a pair of Ericsson headphones (3

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Ekco AD 65 case

An Ekco AD 65 case in circular black bakelite, with back board (lackiing knobs

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Pye Presentation Two

A Pye Presentation Two Model 275, 2-valve mains receiver in walnut case with sunray grill, circa 1929

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An HMV Model 904 Television

An HMV Model 904 Television with radio, in walnut table cabinet with crossbanding -- 23in. (58.5cm.) wide, the screen 4 x 4¾in. (10 x 12cm.), 1938-9, with maker's instruction leaflet

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An HMV Model 30 horn gramophone

An HMV Model 30 horn gramophone with quadruple-spring motor, Exhibition soundbox on gooseneck tone-arm, mahogany case with wide plinth moulding and adapted aluminium horn, 1927

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An EMG Mark IX Gramophone

An EMG Mark IX Gramophone with papier-mâché horn, Expert four-spring soundbox, original electric motor, oak case and accessories including Davey fibre cutters, fibres and record dressing, circa 1935

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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Portable gramophones

Portable gramophones: a Convertible with German spring/electric motor and separate carrying case with record tray, circa 1928 ; another black-cloth-covered portable, possibly by Gilbert , with Gilbert soundbox on 'Novaphonic' tone-arm; a Decca 30 in black case with rounded ends, 1938; and a horn

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Britanniaphone hornless gramophone

A Britanniaphone hornless gramophone, with Britanniaphone soundbox on untapered tone-arm and internal horn enclosed by doors with musical-stave frets, in oak case, by B.H.Abrahams, circa 1912

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A gramophone pedestal

A gramophone pedestal with frieze drawer above cupboard door with transfer 'inlay' of Art Nouveau design, mahogany finish and label of City Sale & Exchange -- 37in. (94cm.) high

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An HMV Model 194 gramophone

An HMV Model 194 gramophone with Re-entrant tonechamber enclosed by doors and fret, 5a soundbox, enclosed motor with lubricator and mahogany case with panelled doors with carved spandrels and gilt internal fittings, No. 1940000090 -- 44¼in. (112.5cm.) high, circa 1930 (cabinet re-finished inside and

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An HMV Record Cabinet

An HMV Record Cabinet with trigger-release slots for 100 records, in mahogany case with flush-veneered doors with cross-reeded moulding and foliate drops -- 37½in. (95cm.) high, circa 1930 (refinished

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Academy circular bijou

An Academy circular bijou cabinet gramophone with Academy soundbox and internal horn enclosed by doors, the case with simulated inlay and splayed legs joined by an undertier -- 32in. (81cm.) high, circa 1925

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £350 - £500

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Itonia bijou

An Itonia bijou cabinet gramophone of semi-elliptic outline with serpentine front, now with HMV No. 4 soundbox and tone-arm, the (incomplete) horn enclosed by doors and later cloth grille, in mahogany case -- 34¾in. (88cm.) high, circa 1925

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A lacquer HMV cabinet gramophone

A lacquer HMV cabinet gramophone, Model 160 but now with replacement motor-board, 5a soundbox and 130/145 tone-arm and internal horn, the cabinet with chinoiserie lacquer to front, sides and lid, on black ground -- 40¾in. (103cm.) high, basically circa 1924

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £250 - £500

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An HMV Model 145

An HMV Model 145 bijou cabinet gramophone in oak case with 5a soundbox, internal horn enclosed by fret above enclosed record compartment and splayed feet -- 34in. (86.5cm.) high, circa 1930

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Baxterphone

A Baxterphone cabinet gramophone with Baxterphone soundbox on swan-neck tone-arm, internal horn enclosed by fret and record compartment below, the front enclosed by one overall pair of doors, on cabriole legs -- 39in. (99cm.) high, circa 1930 ; and a mahogany table grand with Collaro motor and

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Maxitone horn gramophone

A Maxitone horn gramophone with Garrard no. 20 motor, oak case, Maxitone soundbox (diaphragm defective) and (rusted) pressed steel horn

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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HMV portable gramophones

HMV portable gramophones: a red 102c with 5a soundbox and record tray; and a black 102d with 5b soundbox (2

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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HMV hornless gramophones

HMV hornless gramophones: a model 60 in oak case with cast-iron internal horn enclosed by louvres and doors, 12-inch turntable and gooseneck tone-arm with replacement soundbox, circa 1924; and a model 1 in oak case with single-spring motor in wood horn, 10-inch turntable and gooseneck tone-arm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A mahogany horn gramophone

A mahogany horn gramophone, with panelled wood horn, gooseneck tone-arm, double-spring motor and mahogany case (soundbox defective

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Edison Standard Phonograph

An Edison Standard Phonograph, early Model B. No. S255611, with C reproducer, two-minute gearing, 14-inch witch's hat horn, nineteen cylinders and a Pyramid needle tin

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Edison Standard Phonograph

An Edison Standard Phonograph, Model B No. S375708, with Diamond B reproducer, Combination gearing and a radio horn; and forty-two Blue Amberols (3

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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An Edison Gem phonograph

An Edison Gem phonograph, Model A No. G80516, with B reproducer; and a case of thirty-five wax cylinders (2

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 11 Apr 1996

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A Monarch Junior Gramophone

A Monarch Junior Gramophone by The Gramophone Company Ltd., City Road , with 1¼-inch single-spring motor, gooseneck tone-arm, maroon Morning Glory horn, oak case and replacement (Meltrope) soundbox, circa 1908

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £750 - £1,000

Date: 11 Apr 1996