A fine HMV 202 cabinet grand gramophone,
with type 34 quadruple-spring double-barrel motor, 12-inch turntable, No. 5 soundbox (boxed) and a spare No.5A soundbox, automatic brake, manual start/stop, window speed regulator, hinge and lid-stay all in burnished nickel-silver finish, circular 202 gilt transfer to rear motor board, period gilt key strung with retailer's circular guarantee card, re-entrant chamber behind cloth and interlaced gothic fret, enclosed behind panelled double doors with rustic hoop handles and strap hinges, figured oak veneered cabinet on short cup-and-cover supports, joined by stretchers, stylised acanthus-leaf moulded lid edge - 49.1/2in. (126cm) high
- The key for the lid lock is not an HMV supplied key and therefore a later accessory. The printed footnote to this lot is now invalid.
The estimate has been revised to £5,800-6,200