J.A Michell Transcriptors SATURN Transcription Turntable Original Classic Rare
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Sold Date: 02/19/2012
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay UK
Listing is forVintage Rare J A Michell Transcriptors Saturn Turntable from about 1972 Pictures speak for themselves, This is a great turntable as the picture show, 40+ years old and still looks amazing It has its original packaging and some original paperworketc etc It was lovingly packed away by my dad some time ago. As you can see from this picture, this is an amazing looking turntable. I recently ordered a new belt (include worth £15) to check it worked, reed switch works fine and the turntable keeps good time. It sounds great There turntable isnt quite mint, the playing weights seem to be different colours, one looks almost silver, the others look tarnished. I notice on the Transcriptors pages that the moder version of these tables have silver weights and a black platter The arm , unless you are very very gently with the arm lift, can come off its gimple, I am sure this is a simple adjustment for someone who knows about these. because of this i could not quite get the playing weight right There is a hum through the amp (very slight) when the turntable motor is running, again I am sure this is simply fixed. One of the little plastic cylinders which make up the hinge for the cover has gone missing, im sure this could be relaced (see pics) Apart from this as you can see the unit is in nice cosmetic condition and works, with the few adjustments needed which i mention above The lid has no deep scratches and 30min with a bit of polish would make it glass clear. The arm as a Shure M75ED fitted I have tested it with the amp and speakers I also have listed and it sounds good baring the slight hum i mentioned above. This is being sold in need of a service or someone who knows what they are doing to make the adjustments. Transcriptors offer a full service for this turntable of £100. Please note, as this is a fragile item UK POSTAGE ONLY Happy to have this item collected, cash on collection. item will need to be collected asap after the end of the auction. Bidding is to buy if you win the auction, the amount bid is a legal contract, and is what you must pay for the item, think carefully before bidding. Although i welcome all customers my apologies but if you have a feedback of less than five you must make contact before bidding to satisfy me your genuine. I will have to remove any non approved low feedback bidders immediately. Serious E-bayers will understand.
Contact Must be made ASAP After auction close and within 24HRWill gladly answer any questions you have during the auction. Unless Specifically stated in the listings, items bought will arrive to you by post or courier. I cannot entertain collection . This allows me to pre-pack items, to prevent delays. I charge realistic Postage + Packing Prices, items are always well packaged, to ensure they are safe in transit -- Please re-use any packing materials that you can from my items, (Bubble wrap/Polystyrene etc), it will save you money, & might go towards helping the environment too! Please note although i endeavour to post items as quickly as possible I do not have the resources of AMAZON (its just me) and so getting items to parcelforce or a post office around other family commitments sometimes adds to delivery time. Please therefore allow 7 working days for delivery after payment has cleared
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