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#1 Ghettoboom767

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 08:50 PM

I know there has been a lot of talk about rareness
here and I know of quite a few and I just want to
state about the 5 rarest boomboxes I know of!!

(1)Pioneer SK-12 so insanely rare I've only heard
of or seen and heard of 1 in the world!!!!! Primes!!

(2)Toshiba BB 40 Silver & Black editions! Silver
first.Self-explanatory.

(3)Sharp GF-9797HB bronzed edition.
So rare I've only heard of 2 in existence,possibly 3!

(4)JVC RC-M75
Only about maybe 4-5 known that I know of.

(5)The silver RC-550JW.
Only heard of 2-3.

#2 Reli

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 08:58 PM

Mars JH100

Diatone Y500

Mitsubishi Z40

Sanyo P6



#3 gsbadbmr

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 09:17 PM

I have a MEGA RARE Crown that i never saw before :-D



#4 alfie

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 09:29 PM

I have a MEGA RARE Crown that i never saw before :-D

Pics please 😳

#5 skippy1969

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 02:26 AM

Mitsubishi JR-6123. This is the only one I've ever seen. there is a Diatone a.k.a as well.

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Aiwa TMR-400,how many of these have you seen?

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Sanyo M9500K. I've only seen three in my life,and I've owned two of them.

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Aiwa CS-W7E. How many of these have you seen?

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Aiwa CS-X85,another rare beauty.

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#6 AE_Stereo

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 04:12 AM

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Aiwa CS-X85,another rare beauty.

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Wow! I have one, in perfect shape! Lucky me :clap: .



#7 Mystic Traveller

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 06:19 AM



Mitsubishi JR-6123. This is the only one I've ever seen. there is a Diatone a.k.a as well.

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I had this aka Diatone JR-611, traded it not a long ago.

 

 

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#8 Mystic Traveller

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 06:20 AM

 



#9 Mystic Traveller

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 06:24 AM

Aiwa CS-X85,another rare beauty.

 

Yes, it looks great.

One currently listed on Yahoo JP though in a poor condition.

 

http://page10.auctio...tion/m129382500



#10 Mystic Traveller

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 06:30 AM

Victor PC-7,

 

I have seen only one so far and scored it. Seems that JVC PC-7 has never existed at all.

 

 

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#11 Mystic Traveller

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 07:04 AM

(1)Pioneer SK-12 so insanely rare I've only heard
of or seen and heard of 1 in the world!!!!! Primes!!

 

Never saw even a pic of one - at first try failed to find any in the web.



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 08:42 AM



Mitsubishi Z40

 

Beautiful machine.  :yes:

Love how turntable is elegantly camouflaged.

 

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#13 AE_Stereo

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 09:10 AM

Mitsubishi Z40 - does this qualify to be the most futuristic designed boombox?  :drool:



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 09:24 AM

Only if it's allowed in with no battery facility in the cabinet! ;-)

I think it should be if there's one on the options list, 'cos it's different from the portable norm.

If it is portable. :hmmm:



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 09:37 AM

I agree with all of these, very rare. I have seen that Aiwa with mico cassette before and the Aiwa CS-X85 on yahoo.jp they are great !

 

But does anyone here have a Sanyo P6 ? I know there was a guy on s2go who had the fisher 470 a.k.a and seen one or two of those for sale in the US but nothing else !

 

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A slight notch down in rarity but I have a Toshiba RT-9990SM, and I know only of 4-5 other people who have one. So not top 5, maybe top 20 rarest.

 

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 09:37 AM

The Lasonic CDX-931

 

Only seen 3-4 of those in my lifetime.

 

 

I think when you refer to rare, there needs to be an estimated value category to separate 'rarity'.

 

From $100-$200:

1. xxx

2. XxX

3. XXX

 

From $200-$300:

1. xxx

2. XxX

3. XXX



#17 Michiel

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 09:39 AM

Victor PC-7,

 

I have seen only one so far and scored it. Seems that JVC PC-7 has never existed at all.

 

 

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:drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:  This is such an awesome machine! :yes: :yes:



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:28 AM

:drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:  This is such an awesome machine! :yes: :yes:

Yes, Michiel, it is. It does sound great also.

The best tuner I've had so far.

But frankly speaking PC-7 isn't a boomer in a pure sense but a Portable Compo, Mini System.

Without batteries it weighs 15 kilos.  :yes: Could hardly imagine someone carrying it on a shoulder.  :-)



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:32 AM



 I have a Toshiba RT-9990SM, and I know only of 4-5 other people who have one. 

Yep, not that quite rare on Yahoo JP but a nice one. Do like both it's sound and look.

 

That's mine.

 

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:48 AM

Sanyo MX-820.
Rare. One went for big money in Germany at the end of last year.

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:50 AM

Having the list expanded to 20, let me mention JVC PC-6, similar to Victor PC-7 in a way.

Does like it as well.  :yes:

Forgot to say, both employ superb loudness system.

 

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:54 AM

National Panasonic RS-4360. Not only rare but probably in top 5 in every list  :thumbsup:

 

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Are RX-5700, 5400, DT909 rare too? I dont know but am looking for more and more rare birds. :hooray:



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:00 AM

RX-5700 isn't that rare I guess. 5400 neither. At least in Japan. Same for the 909.

The silver version of the RS-4360/RX-7700 is pretty rare though. The M70-GX is pretty rare, too. Or the Fisher PH-495. But maybe (color) variants of basically one and the same box are a separate topic.

 

The Silver Space Master ST-888 is another rare bird and a very interesting machine.



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:07 AM



Are DT909 rare too?   :hooray:

Not that much on Yahoo JP.

But it's getting harder and harder to find one in a good condtition, with a remote.

 

The top Cobra of the 2d generation for the Japanese market only. Foams don't get rotten like in DT-75/95.

Even has a voice synthesizer.  :-)

Excellent sophisticated machine from 90s, one of the last real one-piecers from Matshushiata. Swan song.

 

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#25 Hisrudeness

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:11 AM

Missed out on one of these before Xmas. Got 2nd place on the bidding which unfortunately doesn't get you the boombox.....still hurting!!

All the things I love about a boombox.

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:24 AM

It's not really a RARE box if you own one!

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:29 AM

Not that much on Yahoo JP.

But it's getting harder and harder to find one in a good condtition, with a remote.

 

The top Cobra of the 2d generation for the Japanese market only. Foams don't get rotten like in DT-75/95.

Even has a voice synthesizer.  :-)

Excellent sophisticated machine from 90s, one of the last real one-piecers from Matshushiata. Swan song.

 

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Wow your cobra is in very good condition. Mine also comes with Remote control, which is way rarer LOL



#28 Ghettoboom767

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:31 AM

Thanks for all the additions guys!!
The ones I listed are by the BIG main manufactures.
I love to see the other super rare models by other manufacturers.

My extremely rare one is a 1970' Craig Lay down style 2606 but who knows,they probably made lots of them back then.
But at least mines NIB.

Many rare ones around from around the world!

#29 Reli

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 11:34 AM

RS4360 isn't very rare, IMO

 

The reality is, if something was truly rare, none of you guys would know about it :lol:

 

How many of you have THIS box?  It isn't mentioned on either Boomboxery OR Stereo2Go.  May I present the Victoria CPR-5000B....Complete with adjustable tape door damping. :clap:

 

 

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 12:00 PM

The Sanyo P6 looks like a solid Boombox with tons of features!!

 

The Sanyo MX-820 is also sweet.

 

I like them!! :rock: