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What is this?

Rectangular form; white metal housing flanked by ash wood sides; turntable and arm on left, control knobs and radio tuner on the right. Hinged cover of clear plastic with ash wood strips on sides.

This is a turntable and receiver from Germany. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1986. Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.

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Its medium is

painted metal, plastic, ash

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24 x 58.5 x 29cm (9 7/16 x 23 1/16 x 11 7/16in.)

This object was designed by Hans Gugelot and Dieter Rams and manufactured by Braun AG

This object was donated by Patricia Pastor and Barry Friedman

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