Vintage Buffalo is a weekly feature here at TechnoBuffalo where we take a look at our old gadgets, why we bought them, and what made us replace them.  Are you like us and hanging on to some gadget relics of the past? Submit your story to [email protected] be featured in a future Vintage Buffalo!

Gadget: Sony Walkman FM/AM cassette player WM-FX195
Owner: Joshua
Purchase Date: 2001
Price: 59.99
Why I bought it: My parents bought it for me when I was seven-years-old because I had wanted a music player
Best feature: The cassette player
Still working?: YES
What made me replace it: CD’s were popular and I had to move on but I still love my walkman
Why I’m still hanging on/why you gave it up: I occasionally listen to it if i want a little nostalgia or a trip down memory lane

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