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Wanted – Sony SS-3300 Badge

I am missing one of the diecast Sony badge from one of my SS-3300 speakers. It measures 68mm x 22mm with embedded pins. I can have a copy made by an art student for €20 but I would prefer to source an original.

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Old eBay Gmail Reply

I have been clearing out some of the 29,000 Gmails and archived emails I have accumulated over the years. I have every Gmail going right back to the “invitation only” days and my initial welcome message. It is chilling to see how many friends and associates have passed on.

On a cheerier note, I came […]

Rotary Switch Shaft Assembly

I may have to order the shorter shaft assembly of the two illustrated above from RS. With any luck I may be able to use the original wafers without having to disassemble everything. I am also investigating the possibility of having the shafts milled to replace the broken originals. I […]

Rotary Switch Dilemma

Two selector switches have been damaged and the shafts have been sheared off.

The two way single wafer switch selects Full Range or Separates and is easily replaced with a modern equivalent. The three way double gang (two wafer) switch is going to be a […]

€200 bid to talk

I have tried to contact someone in The Marino Institute this morning in connection with the speakers but nobody I talked to is aware of the advertisement in I placed a bid on the I ite for €200 in the hope of talking to the seller. Unfortunately, it took me nearly 15 minutes to […]

Sony SS-3300

I have been tracking the bidding action on Judging from their selling histories it seems to be mainly amateur resellers that are interested in the speakers. Check out the tech specs on The Vintage Knob website. Everything is there except views of the back of the cabinets. I have a small 42 year old […]