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 Make Neumann
 Model M49U Nr227 Tube AC701 Case 1952
 Description Neumann Tube Mic M49U c Version Nr:227 with Telefunken tube AC701 with old K47(Berlin Manufacturing). The mic is ca 60 years old. The last 40 years i cannot remember an auction or another way where you can buy an M49U.

The mic is of course fully working(100%) and thinking of the age it is in very very good cosmetic condition. Absolute NO DENTS IN THE BASKET. PERFECT. PLEASE LOOK AT ALL 6 PICTURES.

You could use any PSU (N52a, N52t, NN48, BB50, BB12, NKM, BB9, NSM etc, etc) which works with an AC701. Please make sure before testing by a qualified Tec that your PSU and cable is proper working. The M49U says'THANK YOU'. Please also recognize that a new PSU built by an expert is always better (new capacitors, etc, etc) than an old one. Thats my personal opinion.

I knew only one guy in the world that has another M49U. How much of these were built, no one knows because Neumann has lost all their documentation over that Mic. Maybe only 2 mics exist, maybe 10 or 15. No one could give an answer. There is the rumor, that this mic worked at the radio station RIAS in Berlin as a main speaker mic, but i could not verify this. Its definitely a Mic from the west german Neumann Company.

This is one of the rarest and best Neumann Mics. Its specially built for vocals and its wonderful. The characteristic could be switched between ball and cardioid on the mic itself.

Even the Neumann guys which work nowadays in the Berlin company did not know that they built this Mic. They are all too young. The mic had its last Service at 28 January 1985 via Neumann-West.

PLEASE DO NOT BID IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES.

NO PAYPAL OR CHEQUE PAYMENT

**PLEASE DO NOT OPEN THE ITEM TO REPAIR OR EXAMINE SOMETHING INSIDE.**

YOU HAVE TO SEND THE ITEM BACK TO ME IF SOMETHING IS NOT WORKING AS EXPECTED. I WILL PAY FOR YOUR SHIPPING AND I WILL SEND THE REPAIRED ITEM BACK TO YOU.

(VEMIA NOTE: THIS SELLER KNOWS WHAT HE IS TALKING ABOUT WHEN IT COMES TO CLASSY VINTAGE GERMAN MICROPHONES AND PRE-AMPS. HE HAS BEEN A REGULAR BUYER AND SELLER FOR MORE THAN 15YEARS. NB: VEMIA have received more internal pics which I will try to integrate into the existing pics - if they don't appear, please look on the expert forums or email pforrest@vemia.co.uk for them. There is a lot of controversy and heated discussion on the forums about this mic. We are confident it is a genuine, rare, original Neumann - see Gunter Wagner's comments here:- http://users.tpg.com.au/guwagner/961/M249special/988.html - and also Martin Schneider of Neumann's confirmation of the genuineness of this mic, manufactured in 1952, at http://prorecordingworkshop.lefora.com/2012/10/22/neumann-m49u-need-mor-infos-vemia-spheremusic-pete-2/page3/

 Age 60 year
 Weight n/a
 Condition Very good
 Location Germany 
 Vat Not from a VAT-registered business. But VAT / duty may be due if importing from outside your trade bloc.
 Quantity 1 item is available from the owner
 Options User manual : No
  Service manual : No
  First owner : No
  Original boxes : Yes
 Plug type No lead provided
 Voltage type no power supply included
 Status Item is still available
 Sale type The item is on the auction rooms
 Ending on 11/11/2012
 Category Microphone 
 Serial number 227
 Sphere reference # 10057
 Statistics Created on : 17/10/2012 
Changed on : 29/10/2012 
  Published on : (Not published)
  Displayed : 1261 time(s) by members and guests  

 
     

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 Start price 11250 GBP
 Converted price (1) 11250 GBP
 Shipment International or local shipment to pay
 Packing costs 0 GBP
 Payment Full pre payment needed
 Auction bid step 50 GBP
 Auction highest bid 0 GBP
 Converted highest bid 0 GBP
 Leader or winner *None
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