Vintage RARE 1950's Turner 34X crystal microphone Satin Chrome w stand display

Used – Non Functioning
$608.09CAD
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The House of Chrome
Las Vegas, NV, United States
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About This Listing

       Hello and welcome to The House of Chrome.

 You are looking at a very nice Turner 34X model microphone from the late 1940's or early 1950's that comes with the newer desk stand shown. This heavily deco styled piece with satin chrome finish makes this one of the most widely recognized microphones ever produced. The very similar but newer mic is now replicated by Heil Microphone Company. Their model is called "The Fin" and is often seen here on Ebay.

 The 34 series came in two different styles over the 20 years it was produced with the only changes coming in the lower half that carried the Turner badge. The 34X microphone came only the crystal element which did not hold up well with time and they rarely ever work today.

 Pic # 2 is from an old Turner advertisement showing the 34X and it's basic characteristics.

 The original element on this 34X has been tested and no longer works though it's still inside the housing. The wiring is still present so it wouldn't take much to put another working element inside.

 This mic should be used for display, prop or repair purposes only. Still a very nice piece and certainly worthy of any vintage microphone collection.

 As you can see the satin chrome finish is in very nice shape though there is very fine pitting on the top of the mic. The stainless steel screen shows one small spot of tarnish but zero dents. There are no dent's, fractures or missing pieces on this mic. An easy 7 + on a scale of 1 - 10. The badge looks incredible and completely legible. The joint mechanism works flawlessly and the tension is adjustable. The threads for both the stand and cable are perfect.

 The 34X has some decent size to it though lite weight.

 A great conversation piece anywhere it sits.

  MICROPHONE STAND SHOWN IS PART OF THIS SALE...

 It's a newer Chinese model. It's a partial metal construction with flat black paint that has a cool older deco vibe with the 5 tier "waterfall" design that compliments the mic nicely. The stand is basically brand new with almost zero physical wear. The stand itself is appx 5 1/2 inches tall X 4 1/2 inches wide. There's enough weight in the stand to keep the mic from falling over no matter how low the mic is tilted.

 Total height with mic is appx 11 inches.

 And as with all my items...

 I can promise you will be happy with it for the price paid. If not...I have a no hassle return policy. The shipping will be on you as I believe that's fair but the purchase price would be refunded. Simply return in the same nice condition...period. Check my rating. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS are welcome as well. Buyer must pay within 24 hours or an unpaid case will be opened due to too many unpaid mics lately. Domestic buyer will get priority shipping.

  If you have any questions feel free to ask and...thanks for looking.

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Product Specs

Listed7 months ago
ConditionNon Functioning (Used)
Non-functioning items do not work as they should. All known issues should be described in the listing description.learn more
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