Bidding has ended on this item.

 
Posts to:
United Kingdom
Delivery:
 
Posts to:
United Kingdom

Details about  STYLISH VINTAGE DANSETTE "CHALLENGE" RECORD PLAYER!

See original listing
STYLISH VINTAGE DANSETTE "CHALLENGE" RECORD PLAYER!
STYLISH-VINTAGE-DANSETTE-CHALLENGE-RECORD-PLAYER
Item Ended
Item condition:
Seller refurbished
Ended:
22 Feb, 2013 19:27:42 GMT
Winning bid:
£210.99
28 bids ]
Postage:
£20.00 Standard Delivery | See details
Item location:
shipley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Description

eBay item number:
271157866506
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.
Last updated on  17 Feb, 2013 21:08:30 GMT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition:
Seller refurbished: An item that has been restored to working order by the eBay seller or a third party not approved by ... Read moreabout the condition
 

Here is a classic 1960s original Dansette Record Player The lesser seen "Challenge" fully restored & serviced to as new working condition! finished in a nice combination of coco & cream check rexine, The turntable is a quality BSR Monarch in the lesser seen coffee & cream it plays speeds of 16, 33, 45 & 78rpm & record sizes of 7" 10" & 12", about 8 records can be stacked & will then be played in turn or manually if prefered, two chrome capped controls are mounted on the front one a combined on/off volume, & a tone, The iconic Dansette badge is the bottom left, the Challenge badge is picked out in silver, a red pilot lamp is on the front that illuminates when the player is switched on.    

This Dansette "Challenge" dates from about 1965 making it a true 60s item as other Dansettes like the Major , Conquest etc were in fact designed & released in the 1950s, It was the Dansette that brought music to the nations teenagers quality record players in many colour scemes they are now regarded as design icons & they truly sum up a golden age of music of the 1950s & 60s perfectly!

This "Challenge" has been stripped & cleaned inside & out, the colours are not faded but are once again bright & vibrant the rexine is the original & has NOT been recoverd, its not absolutely mint but after nearly 50 years its in very good shape, the chrome latches & hinges are originals & have been removed and cleaned to look as new as possible, the turntable mat is original & is perfectly soft & has not hardended at all! the turntable is very clean with hardly any marks!      

The single valve amplifier has been serviced with any out of spec components being replaced,  for safety an insulated earthed mains cable is fitted, a 3amp correct fuse is fitted to the plug, when new the Challenge was fitted with a Ful-fi TC8H crystal cartridges these today are very very rare to have in working order & this has a perfect one fitted with loud & crisp output! most Dansettes you will find today have been restored with later flip over cartridges this destroys the original look by having a hole in the front of the playing arm also many later ceramic cartridges just dont have the volume of a properly working Ful-fi! this one has the original look & proper sound! I must point out that Ful Fi cartridges are Mono & should not be used with stereo records but If you want the authentic look & sound for Mono lps & 45s & 78s then this is for you! If the winning bidder prefers then i can fit a stereo compatible later cartridge just let me know when the auction ends. a new Lp/45 stylus & 78 stylus are fitted, The turntable has been lubricated & works as it should on ALL speeds, there is no crackle from the volume or tone controls that are fully responsive!

I will include a copy the original BSR turntable instructions. 

This is a great chance to own a iconic original Dansette, the "Challenge" is a distinctive design that captures the swinging 60s era to perfection!, it has a great authentic vintage powerful sound that you only get with valve amplifiers it would make a fantastic center peice in any room, it should also prove to be a sound investment... 

The player will be well packed for delivery or it can be picked up if prefered I have sold many vintage record players with 100% positive feedback so bid with confidence.

Many thanks for looking..

  

    

 

   


 





Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.




00000

Place bid

Time left:
Current bid:
(Approximately ##1##)
Postage:
Import charges:
Your maximum bid:
Your maximum bid:
Please read the full listing. By clicking Confirm bid you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder. You will enter a binding contract.
By clicking Confirm bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder and have read and agree to the Global Postage Programme terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
Cancel
Loading...
Resume bidding, if the page does not update immediately.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
d
h
m
s
day
hour
hours
Free P&P
See item description
(Approximately ##1##)
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
Increase maximum bid
Place bid
Confirm bid
Increase maximum bid
Cancel
Change bid
Close
, you've been outbid. Don't let it get away - bid again.
, you're the highest bidder on this item. Hope you win it.
, you're the first bidder. Hope you win.
, you're currently the high bidder, but you're close to getting outbid.
, this auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
, you're the high bidder, but the reserve price hasn't been met.
Please enter your bid again.
Please enter a valid number as the bid price.
Enter an amount that is equal or greater than the minimum bid required. This can be found under the bid entry box.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once they're submitted.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is greater than or equal to the Buy it now price. We recommend you purchase this item via Buy it now. If you still wish to bid, you may do so below.
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you are agreeing to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
day
hour
min
sec
days
hours
mins
secs
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Close
Congratulations The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the highest bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the highest bidder, but the reserve price has not been met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids cannot be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.