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WOULD YOU HAVE A TEPPAZ OR A DANSETTE

Teppaz was an electronic brand founded in Lyon, France by Marcel Teppaz in 1931. In the late 1950s and into the 1960's the brand dominated the European mainland with it's portable record players, indeed, this company produced the 'Gallic Dansette'!!

However, the company differed from the staid Margolin brand by employing adventurous advertising as shown below: -

They also cultivated the patronage of their products by iconic figures such as Marlene Dietrich: -

So, based on the above, which would you prefer to choose to ruin your 45s!!!

 

MULLARD MAGIC ADVISES

Mullard Magic are very excited at the prospect of the new 1950's village to be built at Beamish Museum, especially as we have been asked to act as technical advisor for the supply and restoration of suitable items.     Radios currently seem to be absent from the Beamish exhibits, excepting the rather cute round Ekco radio at Home Farm - which we didn't supply.