Interesting Stereo Ads? Post a pic for memory lane's sake.

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    Slowly working my way through these fascinating adverts. This one also puzzled me; quite why they used two cartridges to get stereo, when Alan Blumlein had patented orthogonal stereo in 1931, is a bit of a mystery.

    Blumlein was a genius, sadly killed whilst developing radar during WWII, at age 38, with128 patents to his name.

    http://www.emiarchivetrust.org/alan-blumlein-and-the-invention-of-stereo/
     
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    I'd prefer what's sitting on it...

    The Marantz fans have been strangely quiet...
     
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    Flip that Paragon and you could buy a bunch of those receivers.
     
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    Not familiar with Paragon (or much vintage stuff, really; the Marantz is pretty distinctive, though).

    I was thinking more about Uma, although she's not sitting on it it that photo, unlike one of the other ads in the series...
     
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    This caught my attention on a Japanese auction site.
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    Loved the Highland commercial.
     
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    Phew: all done.

    I have only two things found in these pages (or links therefrom)

    A Sony Walkman 2, with all original accessories (probably the box, too somewhere). Bought as 'B' grade from a mate who worked at Sony, Feltham, in 1982. The headphones are still excellent.

    An Aiwa tape deck from a component system, bought when I was a student. Not used in 20 years, probably. Not working, and not worth reviving...

    Oh, and various cassette tapes...
     

     

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