I just picked up an The New Wellington (which looks like the Gothic Grande except mine does not have the doors on the front) AW23 with a place for a Record Player. In the Scott Catalog, it says that…Continue
"Wow. That is so interesting and is I great Help. I will be on the lookout for any of these then. As I said in a post to Norm, I am not a purist but I would like to put in something that a Scott Customer could have had put in from the…"
"So it will not hurt the value of the radio having a newer Record Changer in it. Or can I get any record changer then and make my own Board? If so I might think about doing that. I am not a purest but would like to try to get is…"
"The New Wellington cabinet dates from 1936 but was likely available well into 1937 as the AW-23 was offered into late 1937, for many months after Scott introduced the 30 tube Philharmonic in Spring 1937."
"Mark: I agree with Norman, appears the phono board cutout was recut for a replacement phono. All that "fresh" exposed edge but on only portions of the cutout hence some areas with original Walnut stain.
Reference to Scott…"
I'm pretty sure that cut-out is for a post-WWII record changer. I can't put my finger on the model but it is definitely not for a Garrard record changer from before 1950. Replacement of original 78-rpm only record…"