Pathe https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/ Pathe Pathe Portable 01 This mid-1930's Pathe portable is covered in a faux snake-skin fabric/paper. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998291 205998291 Pathe Portable 02 The original carrying handle is intact. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998296 205998296 Pathe Portable 03 The snake-skin covering is worn in places but perfectly usable. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998292 205998292 Pathe Portable 04 This picture shows the case open with the winding handle and tone-arm stored in their carrying positions. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998293 205998293 Pathe Portable 05 Set up and ready to play. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998294 205998294 Pathe Portable 06 Here it is in action! The HMV Nš2 Soundbox is a temporary substitute until a suitable replacement can be found for the damaged original. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998290 205998290 Pathe Portable 07 The threaded winding handle screws in to a socket on the motor-board. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998295 205998295 Pathe Portable 08 Speed regulator and brake controls are all fairly standard 1930's fittings. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998289 205998289 Pathe Portable 09 The whole case is a pressed metal construction similar to a Columbia Model 100. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998288 205998288 Pathe Portable 10 The Nš25 motor is stamped "Made In France". https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998287 205998287 Pathe Portable 11 As you can see, the original Pathe Nš D.130 Soundbox is in terrible condition having suffered multiple cracks and fractures in the pot-metal casting. https://www.thegramophonecollector.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=205998286 205998286