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Re: Why do people want antique radios? [message #88332 is a reply to message #87527] Thu, 05 July 2018 06:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Groot is currently offline  Groot
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Wayne Parham wrote on Sat, 24 March 2018 11:23

It's mostly just nostalgia


I have the same reaction reading the title of this topic. My father kept one and every time I visit them, I remember the times when we listen to the radio for news and the times when my father would sing along to the music on the radio.
Re: Why do people want antique radios? [message #89047 is a reply to message #87516] Tue, 23 October 2018 18:40 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Duks is currently offline  Duks
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I don't think too many people buy these antiques with the intention of actually using them; the value is in the fact that they are no longer produced, and so rare. People do the same with gaming consoles, cameras, household items, and so on.
Re: Why do people want antique radios? [message #89433 is a reply to message #89047] Sat, 22 December 2018 19:41 Go to previous message
musicluvr is currently offline  musicluvr
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I used to own a music shop that bought and sold used gear and taught music lessons.
I bought an antique radio for my store window and you'd be surprised at the number of people who wanted to buy it simply because it brought back fond childhood memories.
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