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General Electric 97U29 Microphone

Shure-510MDThe¬†General Electric 97U29 microphone was manufactured by Shure Brothers from around 1948 through 1968. It’s a sturdy, all metal mic and usually contains a Shure 99A86 element. I love buying this microphone. The design is wonderful, and is sometime repurposed for motorcycle tail lights.

From the 1956 Shure Brothers Catalog:
“510” Microphone Assembly
Controlled Reluctance Microphone and Desk Stand Assembly-ideal for fixed-station used in all types of communications work. Has a built-in switch for controlling both the microphone circuit and an external relay or control circuit. Replacement for Mfrs. Model No. CR84.
Model 510MD list Price: $42.50

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9 Basin Front Drive
Newbury, MA 01951
508 320 5545
james@ibuymics.com