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a walk into the sixties..
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Post# 142030   7/5/2011 at 02:54 (4,624 days old) by beerad (Beautiful Vancouver BC)        

How about this...the lux model 88, Marconi Stereo, from the sixties.. gotta love the styling..

Post# 142036 , Reply# 1   7/5/2011 at 06:37 (4,624 days old) by suckolux (Yuba City, CA)        

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Almost looks like 50s on the stereo, of course if it is stereo and not HI FI it would be 60s I think. Cool stuff.

Post# 142038 , Reply# 2   7/5/2011 at 07:34 (4,624 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        

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Nice picture, I love the "Hawaiian Eye" wall covering behind the Marconi. Great Electrolux too!

Post# 142041 , Reply# 3   7/5/2011 at 09:31 (4,624 days old) by portable (Corvallis, OR)        

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You did a good job. You could be an Art Director...


Post# 142080 , Reply# 4   7/5/2011 at 17:04 (4,624 days old) by hydralique (Los Angeles)        
Elegant!

I'd place it around the late '50s through early '60s before all the plastic wood consoles came in. A friend of mine has a very similar blonde finished Grundig stereo; it no longer works but she keeps it around because it's to pretty in her 1960 home.

Post# 142379 , Reply# 5   7/8/2011 at 15:08 (4,621 days old) by beerad (Beautiful Vancouver BC)        
the stereo

works, but it has a hum after it is on for a few minites. It valso has a record player.

Post# 142458 , Reply# 6   7/9/2011 at 08:07 (4,620 days old) by KirbyLover (Louisville Kentucky )        

Someday I'd like to find an old stereo like that (preferably broken electronics insode) and gut it out, and put a modern integrated amp and some nice speakers. With digital music these days don't need to worry about trying to fit a CD player or tape deck or any of that junk. :)

Looking good, just need a nice polished up Kirby model 5xx and you're set. ;)



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