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That sounds like the tonearm headshell you are describing. Is there some
value (other than atmospheric) to this old turntable? It seems like
serviceable turntables should be relatively cheap these days.

Steve Greene
Audiovisual Archivist
Office of Presidential Libraries
National Archives and Records Administration
(301) 837-1772


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:25 PM, James Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I just inherited an old portable Ultratone phonograph, made by Audio
> Industries.
> The swinging extension arm(?) (the part that holds the head [with the
> needle] broke.
> It seems to be made of pot metal.  I went to lift it to insert a needle
> and it more-or-less crumbled.
> I have 3 pictures, so if anyone wants to see them, ping me off-line.
> I'm hoping I can get a replacement.
>
> Thanks.
> Ben Roth
>