Vintage Discman Auction Watch
Oct 25, 2008 at 10:37 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 11

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Well, I'm looking at Vintage Discmans and PCDPs in general at the moment - thinking perhaps about collecting them, and I know other people are also interested in this market on the forum, so I thought I might as well collate my findings in this thread for all to share - lol.

As these rarely come up on eBay, I probably won't post very often, but please feel free to leave comments about the items
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Sony Discman D-35
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Sony Discman D-303
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Although the auctions look related because of the similar titles and images, they are in fact in different countries entirely, so I'm doubting very much that they are related at all. The first auction is a gem, a D-35 in brilliant condition. Though the second is a D-303 that is dysfunctional, though I'm sure the members of this forum would be able to sort that easily enough
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I'll keep updating this thread if people are interested
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Oct 25, 2008 at 11:53 AM Post #2 of 11

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Keep me updated-hope the D-35 goes for a good price.
 
Oct 28, 2008 at 2:53 PM Post #3 of 11

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Just to let those interested know - the two items have about a day and a half left, so an update on things:

The dysfunctional D-303 still has no bids and remains at it's $9.99 starting price, and the very beautiful D-35 has risen to $72 and is looking a pricey proposition (as well expected!)
 
Oct 28, 2008 at 5:14 PM Post #4 of 11

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I own the D-35 and it's great PCDP! And, D-35 and D-303 appears quite often in eBay US...but anyway.

D-35 are suitable for general Pop music, some rock but not heavy rock/ metel sort of stuff..very comfortable sound IMO. Bass response is just great! Very nice male & female vocal, highs could extent quite well too. Details but kind of cold sound, natural is the word I think.

D-303 is lack of bass..never heard of it myself so can't comment.

For a D-35 with normal acc. (battery box & AC adaptor) I won't pay more than $100 USD for that..if full set with box, max. $150USD..

D-303..dunno really, < $100?
 
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Nov 3, 2008 at 12:34 AM Post #8 of 11

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thanks for the input Keithlou
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I'll add a couple more today in the shape of another D-140, this time fully boxed and in excellent condition. And also the D-191, another one I don't know too much about, though it's probably ina similar field to the 171, ie. not great, but certainly not bad for the price.

Sony Discman D-191
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Sony Discman D-140
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Oh and an update on the previous Discmans so far:

The D-171 didn't sell at £0.99
The D-99 sold for £27.90
The D-35 is at $55 with 1 day left
The D-303 is at $9.99 and this time selling with 1 bid and 3 days left
The DD-10 is still at £9.99 and has yet to receive a bid

That's the news so far in Discman world!
 
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Nov 5, 2008 at 3:10 AM Post #11 of 11

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^have you actually used one? I had a d-e905 and although it had a very nice, slim casing, the d-321 headphone out is much, much better and the antishock is very good without even using the esp. I paid 100$ for my d-e905 and 15$ for my d-321, but after having used the d-321, I would gladly pay 100$ for another mint d-321 but not for a d-e905.
 

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