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Very early Rega

Discussion in 'Interesting eBay auctions' started by Tony L, May 10, 2020.

  1. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

  2. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    What a lovely thing.
     
  3. Vinny

    Vinny pfm Member

    Not really into looks at all, but that looks to be a near pristine example of a cracking-looking bit of kit.

    I wonder what it sounds like!!
     
  4. andvinylly

    andvinylly hit that long lunar note

    i have one of these upstairs in bits,i always assumed that the aluminium platter and sub chassis were the result of being modified,i should try and resurrect it,though mine came with a Rega r 200 tonearm,so maybe not completely original
     
  5. James46

    James46 The Crystal Method

    Personally, I wouldn't touch it without the original arm in place. I have the original arm on a later Planar 2 (the wood surround one), but if you end up selling it, very difficult without the arm. Certainly not £400 worth without the arm.
     
  6. andvinylly

    andvinylly hit that long lunar note

    i bought it cos i thought it would be fairly easy to put it back to an original Rega Planar 2 which i always liked the look of,even with the Rega arm it should sound OK,it just needs a new on/off switch.I was just surprised it was such an early and supposedly rare variant of such a good deck,i think the prices for Acos Lustre arms seem to be on the rise,at present
     

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