Re: [Phono-L] Last Edison factory gets a reprieve

2016-10-13 Thread DanK via Phono-L
It was run successfully with Charles Edison as its president, until it merged with McGraw in 1957. (You've never seen a 'McGraw-Edison' appliance? I have a nice heater of theirs - cost me $2 at a yard sale 30 years ago, and it still cranks out the BTUs very nicely!) I am unaware of any

Re: [Phono-L] Last Edison factory gets a reprieve

2016-10-13 Thread Jim Nichol via Phono-L
Charles Edison ran it until 1957. Then he sold it to McGraw Electric, and the merger was called McGraw Edison. As I recall, McGraw was a big admirer of Edison and it was him who made the offer to buy. Of course, Charles was doing other things while he was running his father’s company, such as

[Phono-L] ARSC Conference Travel Grants 2017 -- Call for Applications

2016-10-13 Thread Bill Klinger via Phono-L
The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) posts the following message. --- ARSC CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANTS --- Application Deadline: December 16, 2016 The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is now accepting applications for ARSC Conference Travel

Re: [Phono-L] Last Edison factory gets a reprieve

2016-10-13 Thread David White via Phono-L
It looked like a Middle-Eastern bazaar when I visited West Orange – lots of little shops selling junk. From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Greg Bogantz via Phono-L Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:55 PM To: phono-l@oldcrank.org; PhonoList

Re: [Phono-L] cylinder cabinet replacement posts needed

2016-10-13 Thread phonofolks via Phono-L
What size are you looking for? I bought mine last year from Rich Gordon. He sold tubes to me that are 1 1/2 inside diameter and 3" long with caps. Note there are some cylinder cabinets that take a tube with an inside diameter slightly larger than 1 1/2. -Original Message- From:

Re: [Phono-L] cylinder cabinet replacement posts needed

2016-10-13 Thread Bob Maffit via Phono-L
Phono Folk: Thanks for the responses to my request, I have sent off order info inquiries. Again, thanks Bob From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Bob Maffit via Phono-L Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:35 PM To: 'Antique Phonograph List' Cc: Bob Maffit

Re: [Phono-L] cylinder cabinet replacement posts needed

2016-10-13 Thread Bob via Phono-L
I think the only person still making them is Jim. They come with the tops already in place and complete. Just glue them in. He can be reached at _amberola75@aol.com_ (mailto:amberol...@aol.com) In a message dated 10/13/2016 12:33:24 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, phono-l@oldcrank.org