Not an official "guided factory tour" per se, but here are pics that I took of Bottlehead's facilities from the recent Seattle-area meet on 8/4.
Relevant links back to the meet itself:
- Impressions thread: http://www.head-fi.org/t/621432/seattle-bottlehead-meet-8-4-2012-impressions-thread
- Organization thread: http://www.head-fi.org/t/609890/seattle-meet-at-bottlehead-headquarters-8-04-2012
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The "snack area" (or the area with all of the parts bins)
Glass-encased display area, 1 of 2
Glass-encased display area, 2 of 2
Bottlehead tape reel system, 1 of 2
Bottlehead tape reel system, 2 of 2
Technical books on vacuum tube stuff
Antique-style analog clock
Bottlehead's incorporation certificate
There are Bottlehead shoes?
Outside with the sign and brewery next door
Walls of classic jazz & rock album cover art
The vinyl collection upstairs
The tape track collection, also upstairs
The 1st floor area
Doc B....shall we say, on display in the men's room