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CLASSIC MONO & HIFI STEREO VIDEO TAPE RECORDERS





The Video cassette recorder or (VCR) made its USA debut in the mid 1970s

There were 2 formats available, Pannasonic's VHS and Sony's Beta.

Sony's first Beta machines debut nationally 1977 USA

First Betamax VCR retailed in 1977 for $750.00

Pannasonic's VHS dominated the market from 1980 to 2000.

Sony lost to Passasonic stoped production of BETA machines around 1982

1978-9 Pannasonic VCRs retailed at $1000.00

Sony Beta lost out to Pannasonic in 1982-3

Sony started production of VHS machines in Mid 1980s

This collection shows early Sony Beta mono and HIFi machines.In addition classic high-end and Super HIFI stereo VHS machines.

VCRs are the next generation of electronic collectibles.
Anything from  1975 to 1998 is collectible
Recomend all early Sony Beta.Also all Super VHS machines.Beta and Super VHS HIFI stereo will have higher values in the future.
Any early top load VCR
Super VHS & BETA Hifi stereo machines with (S) video outputs are most desired and will bring high prices in the future.

Video tapes/Movies will always be viewed and collectible

Vintage VCRs were built with quality

with tune-ups they can still perform as new today.

SONY BETAMAX 1977
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MODEL SL 7200

Zenith JR 9000P BETA recorder
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This machine is actually a Sony Beta Max SL-7200

SONY BETA HI-FI STEREO VCR
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FIRST GENERATION FRONT LOAD MODEL SC5200


SANYO BETACORD BETA VCR
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MODEL VTC 9100A

MITSUBISHI SUPER VHS HIFI FANTAS
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Model HV-S65 MULTISOUND STEREO

JVC SUPER VHS HIFI STEREO VCR
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MODEL HRS5000 HAS (S) VIDEO OUT JACKS