It's 2021 now, and vintage walkmans are all the rage now. Who'd have thought that? I got my first walkman when I was 11, around 1987. It was a brand-less thing with built-in radio tuner. Those were the days! Riding on my bike with my self made tapes. So if you like to listen to your music the old way, a cassette player is just what you need. Enjoy your music continiously and offline, without being disturbed by social media and email notifications. Bliss.
Sony was the first company to introduce portable music by converting a recorder for journalists and reporters to a consumer product with better sound quality. This first walkman was not much bigger than a cassette tape. It proved a huge success and it wasn't before long that other electronics firms followed. Mind, in 1979 you had to pay $150 for a Walkman, which is roughly about $270 in today's money.
Did you find a vintage Sony Walkman? Great! But don't forget to also buy a vintage tape deck and a couple of blank audio cassettes to convert all your modern digital music to retro tape. Groove on, man! (Oh, talking about grooves, do you own a vintage turntable yet?)
What's your Vintage Sony Walkman worth in 2022? Here are some recently sold items with prices.
|Sony Walkman DD 100 Boodo Khan Stereo||11/2021||$1895|
|SONY WALKMAN TPS L2 STEREO CASSETTE||12/2021||$1200|
|Sony WM DD9 Walkman DD Quartz 1990 Dolby||11/2021||$1065|
|BUNDLE Sony TPS L2 Walkman Sony MDR 5a||11/2021||$1030|
|Sony Cassette Walkman WM DD100 Boodo||01/2022||$900|
|See all sold items on eBay for more prices||01/2022||-.--|