Vintage High End: RGD 750C

panel2front closed I have quite a few bits of vintage equipment. Here’s a piece of real high end from around 1950. It’s fully-restored and it works, but I like it as a piece of furniture anyway. When you open the lid, and find the polished wood, the precision tuning dial, the large bakelite knobs and that stylish logo, you get the feeling that this was once very expensive. In fact, in 1951 this model would have cost £112. In 1950 the average UK annual salary was just over £100 – there were crazy audiophiles around, even then…


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