The Antiquity of the Electricity-Free Turntable

Just to follow up the portable, electricity-free turntable I noted this past weekend, Steve Roden (artist, musician, and tireless archivist of fascinating music- and sound-related ephemera) points out that the design has been around for many a year:

Here’s the subject of my original post (

Roden’s full post (“when new things are actually old…”), with numerous images, at

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