I have two Scott's that have been restored,/upgraded. A 233 and a 299. Low power but s good match with efficient speakers! They can drive my Quads well indeed!
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The term "Vintage Iron" isn't just a casual description. I have several old restored EICO products that sound extremely linear but retain that musicality and authority that vintage equipment is capable of in our modern hi fi world. Pair them with the right speakers and it's off the merry go round for a lot of folks.
From the SS side of things, I am still digging the made in Japan, Marantz receivers from the 70's,with their wood cases, vu meters, solid build and other extras. The Model 2275 is a good example at 75w pc. As with all these vintage receivers, some restoration will be required, unless you purchase one that is already done up.
I agree on the Marantz 2270 receiver. It was the heart of my first real hi-fi music system in 1973. I wish that I never sold it. I would have it rebuilt and enjoy as a system in a different room from my main system. Really a great sounding unit with plenty of heft to drive even less efficient speakers. At least it went to a friend who took good care of it and enjoyed it for many years.