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1956

  • Work on this object began.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

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Phonosuper SK55 Turntable And Receiver, 1956

This is a Turntable and receiver. It was designed by Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot and manufactured by Braun AG. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is painted metal, plastic, ash. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled An Apple Inspiration.

This object was donated by Patricia Pastor and Barry Friedman. It is credited Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Zon Hearing Aid, 2008
  • injection-molded nylon, chromed metal, high-gloss metallic paint.
  • Gift of Starkey Laboratories, Inc..
  • 2011-5-1

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.)

Cite this object as

Phonosuper SK55 Turntable And Receiver, 1956; Designed by Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot; Germany; painted metal, plastic, ash; H x W x D: 24 x 58.5 x 29cm (9 7/16 x 23 1/16 x 11 7/16in.); Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor; 1986-99-6

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