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Re: ???! These were selling for $3000 just a few years ago
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012, 10:50:25 AM »
Everything has gone up on ePay. I think though that it actually helps to be a machine with good specs and some degree of desirability and not so common.
The little odd, cheap consumer machines I tend to collect will always be semi-worthless.
BTW, the least expensive machine that theoretically will play TP tapes with the proper EQ has been going for more money as well, but not as much as a Nagra T !

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pioneer-RT-1050-Vintage-Reel-Reel-Player-Recorder-/260923915591?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item3cc046fd47
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Re: ???! These were selling for $3000 just a few years ago
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012, 07:19:24 PM »
I sold my super mint t-audio 10 years ago for $3200. It had
56 hours total run time. Came from a huge collection(mostly
Cameras) and the owner only owned one tape(Sinatra). I also
Purchased a Studer A80 1/2 inch two track that had 8 hours on the
Clock.

Better investments than most.

Rich
Technics 1500 with King/Cello playback electronics, Stellavox SP-7, Technics 1500/Ampex MR70, Tascam BR-20 .

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Re: ???! These were selling for $3000 just a few years ago
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2012, 06:59:11 PM »
At this rate, I am holding on to two perfect Nagra Ts for future vacation home in Hawaii...
Ki Choi