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PARLIPHONE OR PARLOPHONE

Posted by STEVE M on

PARLIPHONE OR PARLOPHONE

Don't you just love this 1922 advert for a Parliphone loudspeaker made entirely from Ebonite to encapsulate an SG Brown drive unit.  It was unusual as it was a vertical radiator and one wonders whether or not it was tuned to give a sonic stage ala Amar Bose or even OP Lowther? Some of you may wonder if Parliphone is around today or was it just a "flash in the pan" but no, 95 years later we have Parl - iPhone - a name for a range of Apple iPhone cases to fit all the way from iPhone4 to iPhone X...

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