Our last posting must have been a bit too easy for our regulars hound contributors, but for those still biting at the bit here is the answer …. The Klingsor Gramophone was invented in Germany in 1907, and featured a group of strings stretched across the horn opening which resonated as the sound was emitted.Continue reading “Mystery Object # answer 4”
Full points to Rob, Andy and Russell who deftly identified last weeks Mystery Object of the Week as an early Tin Foil Phonograph. Object: Modified Tin Foil Phonograph Maker Archibald H.Irvine, 1877 This is a rare hand-driven modified Edison tin foil phonograph on a heavy mahogany base with mahogany trunnions and speaker/reproducer mounts (one withContinue reading “Mystery Object # 3 Answer”
This weeks mystery object might set you in a spin…. …….. can you tell what it is yet?
Congratulations to Russell Medcraft who not only knew the correct answer but supplied the Hound with a fascinating piece of information on lasts week’s Mystery Object of the Week! For Hound followers who may have missed Russell’s original answer read below: “Alfred Clark was the first EMI Chairman. He had worked with Eldridge Johnson onContinue reading “Friday Mystery Object # 2 Answer”
This photograph hangs on the wall of a significant financier. We can see it’s McCartney and Jagger in a recording studio. Three questions. Who is the guy with the neckerchief biting his nails? Which studio are they in? What year is it? Over to you….. Update – Is this the same guy (the one onContinue reading “Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger & who is that mystery man? Quiz.”