Vintage 1950s Dukane 7c40 Dynamic Microphone Old Antique Midcentury Astatic
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Vintage 1950s Dukane 7c40 Dynamic Microphone Old Antique Midcentury Astatic:
Hello and welcome to The House of Chrome.
You are looking at a 1950's era DuKane Corporation 7C40 Dynamic microphone which is a variant of the Astatic DN seriesmicrophonebut basically the exact same mic with different label. This particular mic has a strong deco influence from the 30's, and 40's but was considered outdated by the 1950's as the designs were evolving quickly.As seen in the pictures provide the mic and stand are innice cosmeticcondition. The chrome grill is flawless and the original paint is very good despite some minor signs of wear. The joint mechanism is smooth and firm. The mic has been testedand provides a strong, clear signal. The matching stand has an6 foot cord witha Switchcraft 1/4 inch connector. The cord is in perfect condition. The handle operates exactly as intended and as you can see there is a tad bit of pitting on it towards the top.Felt padding on the bottom of the base is in greatcondition. This7C40is ready for any live event or ham radio.
I would give it aconservative8on a scale of 1 - 10.This would make a beautiful display piece anywhere in the home office or studio. As with all my vintage microphones...
I can promise you will be happy with it for the price paid. If not...I have a no hassle return policy. The shipping will be on you as I believe that's fair but the purchase price would be refunded. Simply return in the same nice condition...period. Check my rating. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS are welcome as well. Buyer must pay within 24 hours or an unpaid case will be opened and item relisted. Domestic buyer will get priority shipping.
If you have any questions feel free to ask and...thanks for looking.