Offerred is one Steanes Dynacard Vintage Dynamic Microphone circa 1946. It is made of Anodized Aluminum with a satin chrome finish and features a full floating moving coil.  This is a remarkable mic.  It was tested with alligator clips and function was verified. The cable had been cut.  This is about the same size as a Shure 55 but it is heavier. The finish shows the typical pitting expected with a 62 year old mike but otherwise the condition is good.  This distinctive appearance is unlike any other mike that I have seen .  This mic comes from Down-Under.

    Steanes (Steanes Sound Systems) was located in Melbourne in 1946 and later (1948) in Sydney Australia. Steanes and other Australian retailers of that era were reputed to re-sell imported microphones manufactured abroad and affixing their label and trademark to them. Very little is known about the company. If these were imported, it is not clear who the manufacturer might be as they are quite unique. Other Steanes microphones include the Torpedo (also a unique design) Ribbon, the Elipsoid Ribbon (1946), HandyMike (1946) dynamic and the Dynamike (1946) also dynamic. They also made a PA type crystal mike in the early 1950s.

    No cable or stand provided.


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