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BTH K10A
25-08-2013, 06:58
Never seen one of these before but it's certainly built like a battleship and the

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RCA-Type-73-B-Transcriptoin-Turntable-Full-Restored-WW-Shipping-/121162214308?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item1c35d4aba4

Gray tomearms are nice too.

walpurgis
25-08-2013, 08:54
Never seen one of these before but it's certainly built like a battleship and the

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RCA-Type-73-B-Transcriptoin-Turntable-Full-Restored-WW-Shipping-/121162214308?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item1c35d4aba4

Gray tomearms are nice too.

Well it certainly looks interesting, not sure it's ten grand's worth of 'interesting' though and I'd imagine tracking down spares would be a nightmare.

REXTON
25-08-2013, 10:52
Looks the business but wouldn't pay 10k for it.

BTH K10A
25-08-2013, 16:39
Looks the business but wouldn't pay 10k for it.

Neither would I but, in a market where some mono records are changing hands at 5k+ and a pair of Western Electric 4181a's go for 20k+ who knows what someone will pay for it.

REXTON
25-08-2013, 17:59
Not those price! Thats Audiophoolery.

Marco
14-09-2013, 00:05
Everything about the turntable is just :wow: :wowzer:

Marco.

Audio Al
14-09-2013, 03:56
:eek: 62lb Platter :eek:

sq225917
14-09-2013, 07:23
That's a nice bit of history, not sure you can price something like that in any normal way. It sure is ugly.

Barry
14-09-2013, 14:49
17.5" platter - must have been designed to play 16" discs. Why no 45rpm? - RCA invented the "45". :scratch:

No specification for rumble or W&F, though with a 50/62 lb (which?) platter mass and double drive the latter should be very low.

Bet replacement idlers are impossible to get nowadays, or if they are available will cost a fortune. (Replacement idlers for my EMT 930 cost around 90! :doh: )