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"TALKING BOOKS" SILENT

gramophones wanted

The New Zealand Institute for the Blind has about 1000 "talking books," but insufficient gramophones to play them, so that several hundred elderly blind persons are deprived of the enjovment t« be derived from them. Recognised "talking book machines are unprocurable, owing to wartime difficulties facing the manufacturers, but certain types of gramophones can be adapted for US The institute believes that there are many gramophones in private homes for which owners now have little if any use. If they are suitable and only some types and models are suitable—it wants to acquire them by gift or purchase. Owners wishing' to help are invited to telephone (45-870) to ascertain if theirs is a type that can be adapted.

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"TALKING BOOKS" SILENT, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945

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"TALKING BOOKS" SILENT Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945

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