The State of the Present-Day Gramophone Is Glorious

Here’s a Handmade Venetian Gramophone That’s Not Just for Luddites

By Eric Twardzik ·
For some reason people stopped using gramophones a while back. Maybe it had to do with those gramophones not being strikingly beautiful objects handmade by Caruso in Venice. Or not having a body constructed with oak from the 18th century and a gold-plated horn option, like this one. Or maybe it’s because the gramophones of yesteryear weren’t Bluetooth-enabled, like this one. Yeah, that’s probably it.

Eric Twardzik

Eric Twardzik is often misidentified as a Dane. Embroidered pants and green Chartreuse are the two things that get him out of bed every morning.

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