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Old 9th July 2017
  #27
Lives for gear
 

Any discussion pertaining to potential investment profits needs to have a parallel disclosure of the ubiquous pontential companion exposure to capital loss. I was a licensed customer's man in the late 60s and was well schooled in the practice of carefully explaining the risk factors to be found in all investments.
DPJP asked "when have speakers ever appreciated in value": The answer is the value of speakers and studio mics will probably never surpass their original price when new. However their value as a useable asset to the original purchaser will remain long after obsolesce has rendered most processing gear obsolete and without sufficient demand to creat a profit potential.
Anyone chasing "V14 tube" type profits in yeaterdays vintage studio hard wear is buying into Blue Sky fools gold.
Hugh