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Old 08-06-2015, 12:50 AM   #1
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I have a mint sailor r108 I'm thinking of selling.any idea what it might be worth? Thanks
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Old 08-06-2015, 02:25 AM   #2
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As an electronics tech I can say that there are people who collect such items, but couldn't give you a value.

A 1970s receiver is now ancient technology and unlikely to find a place on any modern boat, when you can get software-defined radios that can pull in almost any signal on earth for a couple of hundred dollars.

Interestingly someone was looking for one back in 2007 on this very website:

http://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/f32...nted-1179.html
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These are reputed to be excellent receivers, but as with other old technological marine items (such as the old 'spinning' diode depth sounders, and my ancient Kenwood receiver) they are more curiosity than commodity. As Haiqu says above, they are of little practical use and have been superceded by much better radios for very little money.
They are not old enough to be worth a lot and I would suggest they are probably only worth a few pounds in a car boot sale.
It's a sad tale I'm afraid for something which, 40 years ago, was the duck's nuts in modern kit.
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