1948 Astatic W-80 Brown Bullet Mic, 1987 Shure Controlled Magnetic Element


Astatic Model W-80 B Series Brown Bullet
Mid 1940’s from Conneaut OH
Excellent Crunchy Tone!
High-Impedance Harmonica Microphone
Vintage 1987 99A86 AH Shure element
Controlled Magnetic
Fully Tested and Working

A moj0-filled Astatic JT-30 style Model W-30 in fair original cosmetic condition, with many nicks, scratches, and war wounds. It’s newly rewired, with a new Switchcraft cable connector, new element gasket, and a super-hot Controlled-Magnetic element from 1987. This is a really strong element, full-power for sure.

The mic features:
– Strong August 1987 Shure 99A86 controlled magnetic  element
– All original paint in fair shape
– Original Astatic W-80 Conneaut Ohio B-series Badge
– Switchcraft 5/8” screw-on connector
– New custom element gasket
– 1018 Ohms, Strong element
– All new wiring

Rough cosmetic condition, just the way I like it. Many nicks and scuffs on the shell and grill, and the tone is gritty and hot.

The mic has been fully tested and is stage-ready.

Out of stock

Additional Information
Weight1.5 lbs
Dimensions3 × 3 × 3 in
Choose an optional element

Shell Only, Controlled Magnetic, Premium Controlled Magnetic, White Controlled Reluctance, Black Label Controlled Reluctance