The Columbia Grafonola

I had such a great time with Chris (see below) that I concluded, “gotta get me one.” She’s not a true Victrola, but a Columbia Grafonola, of Columbia Record Company. I haven’t really explored thoroughly, so I’m not sure of year or model, but it seems to fall in the 1911-1925 range. Found her at an antique shop in Bountiful, which had 7 or 8 real beauties. The shopkeeper is very knowledgeable.

Bonus points for anyone who can name the tune.

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Curious about the ways humans use their minds and hearts to distract themselves from the meaninglessness of life.
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3 Responses to The Columbia Grafonola

  1. Chris says:

    Awesome Grafonola!!! Isn’t that tune “Brazil” made famous by the Xavier Cugat Orchestra?


  2. Huenemann says:

    One special prize to the man in the bow tie!


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