Musicola M12-10B #217 M12-10B rear view showing mechanism
M12-10B amplifier M12-10B sliding tray mechanism featuring
The 12-10B played one side of 12 10" 78 RPM records. Produced 1951-1953.
The selections were made by a push button selector resembling a telephone rotary dial located on the front of the machine using a sliding tray mechanism holding 12 10" records.
It had a locally produced five valve push pull mono amplifier featuring two rotary dials for volume and tone control, incorporating sockets for an extension speaker and remote volume control. This powered a 12" Magnavox or Rola speaker located in the front of the cabinet behind a mesh cover.
They were powered by motors that were also locally produced by Byer who also made the first wire recorders in Australia.
The cabinet featured two pink perspex strips backlit by six red globes. The record playing, selection choices and pricing could be viewed through the backlit red perspex window located in the lid of the machine. Pricing was set at
1 record 3d , 3 records 1/-.
Musicola in chrome lettering was mounted on top of the machine attached to pink backlit perspex.