Month: October 2017

Freeing our Music: 1947-1962

While today we are used to the idea of portable music wherever we go, back in the 1940s this was something that was still a distant dream. To hear your favourite tracks required at best a heavy portable gramophone, a stack of fragile 78s, a replacement needle or two and the willingness to keep winding […]

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Why invest in vintage technology

“It is not wise at present to collect the things which one’s father or grandfather thought best to collect…….collect the things you like, and, if you can, begin to collect what people will like ten years from now, or twenty. Pleasure lies in the old lines, but profit in the new.”(‘The ABC about Collecting’-Sir James […]

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