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Dave Harwood
13 May 2024 at 02:22
I found this piece in the 'Lincolnshire Echo' dated 18th September 1930: “The new ‘Gilbert’ tone reflector gramophone is an instrument rivalling anything on the market at the present time. Records, ranging from old favourites like 'Love's Old Sweet Song' and 'Until,’ to 'The Stein Song’ and 'If I Had A Talking Picture Of You,’ were played with such clarity and volume that every note was audible in all parts of the hall, proving that the distinctive bugle amplifying arm and metal alloy sound-box have been incorporated in the 'Gilbert' with volume but without notable distortion. The preliminary arrangements were mostly carried out by Mr. C. G. Ashley, of the Lincoln Gramophone Depot.”

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