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Stage prop based on the classic BBC AXB ribbon mic 

An iconic vintage mic with adjustable mounting yoke.
Available with integral table stand.

Reproduction of a vintage period microphone
Integral mounting yoke
Non-functioning theatrical prop.

We also have a version of this BBC mic, modified with a modern condenser capsule for full practical use.

The original A Type ribbon microphone was designed by the BBC in 1934 and manufactured as the AXBT for them by Marconi from 1936. Read the full history



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Hire with confidence. Unsolicited Customer Quotes:

"Hi, our show went very well and the microphone, stand and cables are packed and waiting for collection in our reception. Thank you for providing us with what turned out to be a very effective contribution to our show" C. Woods, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (28/06/2013)

"All arrived OK. Thank you for your telephone instructions - very helpful" S Robertson (02/07/2013)

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