Broken Record

Broken Record
Are you in the mood for something completely random?  I hope so!  Because I have a gramophone makeover to share!  **(record scratch)**  A what?! 
Yeah, you heard me, a gramophone!  Gramophones, for all you young folks,  were how people used to play music back in the olden days, and NO, I’m not talking about CDs.  This spectacularly salvaged relic comes from Luis and company at Restoration Workshop, which specializes in all kinds of restoration work.  So give them a call if you need a gramophone makeover, and if you happen to live in Brazil!

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9 Comments

  1. June 27, 2012 / 2:37 PM

    Sweet Sassy Malassy! That’s unbelievable!

  2. June 27, 2012 / 2:40 PM

    I was so afraid when I first saw the “before” pic that somebody had taken it and painted it and distressed it to make it into some shabby chic crap. This is just stunning!

  3. June 27, 2012 / 3:54 PM

    That is so beautiful! Well done!

  4. June 27, 2012 / 3:59 PM

    That is so beautiful now! We’ve had several antique sound systems restored. One needed a new governor and another needed cabinet repair. We love them all and play them frequently. The sample you’ve shown is a wonderful example of loving restoration. Thank you for sharing this anachronism!

  5. June 27, 2012 / 4:43 PM

    When I was working in the andalousian flamenco centre in Jerez I used to show a gramophone that worked fot visitors, there there is a great colection but I’ve never seen one like this one you have restored, very good

  6. June 27, 2012 / 8:17 PM

    What an incredibly beautiful piece!!!

  7. Sarah
    June 28, 2012 / 3:43 AM

    Wow! Amazing! And I just happen to be in Brasil right now. I may have to stop by!

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