Electromagnetic loudspeaker
Made of artificial marble (grinded and pressed lava stone with resin) in the form of a well. Was also made for the French market by Lenzola for Point Bleu as "Pavillion Louis XVI". The top of the left column can be turned. This changes the the capacity of a condenser for tone control. The driver is placed in the right column.
Made in: ±1927
Purchased in: 2011
Dimensions (w×h×d): 40 x 32.5 x 21.5 cm
Weight: 9.1 kilos
DC resistance: 1000 ohms

What was broadcast in 1927?


Listen to "Sag mir Oui" sung by Max Hansen with orchestra, recorded in 1927


Illustration from a French catalogue (Catalogue Général Encyclopédique Illustré de la T.S.F. Saison 1927-1928) where the loudspeaker was sold using the brand name Point Bleu.

Flemish advertisement for the Point Bleu "Pavillion Louis XVI" from 1927

This page was last edited on 26.04.2017