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Covington, Washington 98042


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253-886-3100

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ALL my radios have been serviced and are in working condition and are guaranteed to work for 30 days.  I will also replace any tube that burns out for ONE FULL YEAR from purchase with one exception: Globe tubes are guaranteed for 30 days, replaced with similar globe tubes.  If one goes out after 30 days but under one year I will replace it as best possible (usually with an equivalent "ST" type).  Click here for my terms & conditions and to learn about my restoration process.

NOTE to my customers:  If you are interested in any radio in my Attic with presets (pushbuttons), I will gladly make "tabs" with the station call letters of your choice and I will also tune and set each button to the frequency the station broadcasts on (don't worry about frequencies; if you don't know I can look them up). NO extra charge! 

On all radios if you would like to have an auxiliary input for an iPod, phone or MP3, walkman, etc for an additional $35.00 I will add a 3.5mm jack in the back and provide a retractable cable for your input.  No switch is necessary, the jack is auto switched.  Nothing like listening to old time radio shows on a vintage radio!


"Weight" stated on each item is the approximate shipping weight after carefully packing it in double boxes.  To get an idea of your shipping costs, click on these links: domestic US shipping or international shipping.  Final shipping charges MUST BE VERIFIED by the seller!
 

 

Emerson 422 (1941)

Emerson 422 (1941)

This is the cutest little pre-War Emerson in a beautiful birdseye maple cabinet. I did some research and found that at least some authorities say that this is an Ingraham cabinet, but the label is gone from it. It does look like it could be one with its solid maple sides and top and a carved maple speaker grille with a walnut front panel for contrast, and beautiful fluted columns on the sides. The radio plays loud and clear and picks up several AM stations. The chassis has been completely restored with all new caps; resistors and tubes replaced as needed. Cabinet refinished in lacquer, new decals. 11"W x 8"H x 7"D, about 9 lbs packed.  $165.00. (1000258)

 

Point-of-Purchase Displays Coca-Cola Cooler Radio 5A410A (1949)

Point-of-Purchase Displays Coca-Cola Cooler Radio 5A410A (1949)

Here is a wonderful piece of nostalgia and restored to its original beauty! Five-tube superhet chassis made by Majestic that plays loud and clear and picks up all the AM stations with its built in loop antenna. The chassis has been totally rebuilt with all new resistors and capacitors. tubes test as new. Flawless Bakelite cabinet has been completely stripped down and repainted. Repro decals are perfect replicas of the original ones. New line cord and new red grille cloth. This is a beauty for radio and Coke collectors alike. 12"W x 9"H x 8"D, about 14 lbs packed.   $550.00. (1000266)

 

Philco 48-200 Transitone (1948)

Philco 48-200 Transitone (1948)

OK, how about for those friends or loved ones who may have been born in that great year 1948? Here is the perfect gift. A pristine marbled, unpainted Bakelite cabinet; radio fully restored and aligned. Plays great! New cord, X2 and Y2 safety caps, etc. About 8 lbs packed.  $80.00. (1000249)

 

Universal PTR62B Transistor w/Case

Universal PTR62B Transistor w/Case

Plays loud and clear. No cracks or blemishes, pristine leather case and earphone with its own case included.  $40.00. (1000231)
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Hi Bob, Received today in perfect condition. Works and looks beautiful. Very pleasantly surprised that it was made of wood and not painted metal. Many thanks-- Ed, NC
"Sentinel radio is absolutely flawless, Bob! Looks and sounds like it did "back in the day"! Clear reception, strong volume, precise tuning, and a beautiful cabinet! All 3 radios I've purchased from you are fantastic!" --Drew, NY
"...the Hallicrafters S-38C I purchased last year from you is still working great! My newer Japanese solid state shortwave radio is currently gathering dust in the closet. The S-38C outperforms it in sound quality and sensitive in every way! I listen to shortwave on it almost every day. It gets used for about 2 hours at a time. That's quite a testament to quality of work you do on your restorations. It is my favorite radio to listen to shortwave on. Keep up the good work." -- Shane, SC
"The Musicaire radio is beautiful! Packaging was perfect and shipping was fast! I have been listening to it for several hours, and the sound is crystal clear. Volume control and tuning are great! Thanks for all your help with this transaction!" - Drew (NY)
"Bob, wanted to let you know the radio arrived safely...thanks for the great packing job. It is awesome...a great addition to my Philco collection. Thanks again...look forward to doing business again sometime in the future." -- Mark, MO
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Received that Zenith radio.  It looks great and sounds great.  I am impressed with your high quality restoration."  -- Robert, NE
"The radio arrived today. a real beauty! don't know how many am fm units there are, but this one is a keeper. i'm very satisfied. thanks again!" -- Dan, MA
"Wanted to let you know that the radios arrived safely and that I am very pleased with the purchase. The packaging was superb. Thank-you." --Arnie, IN
"Item has arrived and is just as advertised! Used it last night and it all works well. Reminded me of when I was a little boy and listened to my radio at night. Great packing job too." - Lance, MI
"The J83 arrived today, by the way great packaging. Everything is working and the radio is in great condition, this is really a stunning radio inside and out. You did a fabulous restoration job, it's hard to believe this radio is 81 years old. This is now my apex radio." -- Jerry,MI
"I received the Coronado MCP619 today. Great job on the restoration. Everything works as advertised. Packing was exceptional and the radio arrived in perfect condition. I can't thank you enough for the care you took shipping the antique. It has been a pleasure doing business with you. Thanks again --your new fan" Ray, FL
"Received the RCA radio yesterday. Prompt shipping. Excellent packaging. Excellent housing and excellent playing radio, Like usual" - Dave, CT
"[my wife] considered herself one of the best packers around (and she is) but to tell you that you may have surpassed her!!! [This] radio made me smile. It has to be one of the most beautiful radios I have seen and your work both inside and out is outstanding. Just what I've come to expect of you!" --Sam, PA
"I love my Buddy Boy radio...whoever did the restoration it is splendid, better than any of my best. Your ability to pack and ship a heavy radio across the USA is assuring, Thank You!" -- Mark, PA (Seller's note: I did the complete restoration. --Bob)
"The radio lamp arrived today in tiptop condition! All is well! Thank you for the excellent packing, too. What a great addition to my collection"--Mike, NY
"I received the radio today , and I can't emphasize enough how much I love it. It looks fabulous, and the sound is great. You have done a great job in its restoration. I just wanted to thank you for the lovely radio that you have passed on to me. I assure you that I will be looking out to do business with you in the future as well." --Omkar, N.C
"The radio came today all safe and sound. Thanks for adjusting the push buttons. I'm partial to push buttons but have a real hard time getting them to work.  The radio plays well and I like it. I'm glad to find someone I can trust. You'll be hearing from me again." - Bob, NY
"I received the Pink Motorola clock radio yesterday. The double box packaging was excellent. The housing and the color of the radio is great. The radio also plays great." -- Dave, CT
"Hi Bob, just wanted to let you know that the radio was well received and I'm very happy. thanks again" -- Eric, NY
"Everything is great!! The radio was packed beautifully as usual and needless to say, it is superb. The reception is excellent and the sound is loud and clear. It is really a cute radio. I am very pleased!" -- Mike, GA
"Hey even my wife LOVES it. I really appreciate the quality packing job!. Means a great deal to see the quality job and care given to packaging." -- Chris, MA
"Your packing was excellent and the radio arrived in perfect shape, no damage whatsoever. I am really pleased with the radio. You have done a really beautiful restoration job with this. The radio is even more beautiful than the pictures. The finish on the cabinet is really nice and the electronics inside look like brand new. The radio probably looks better than the day it was new! The tubes and electronics inside the radio look really cool! Love it." -- Christie, BC
"Bob, this morning I received the most beautiful radio! Thank you so much; I love the visible back. You're the best" -- Jennifer, GA
"The radio arrived today in pristine condition!!! What beautiful packing! I turned on the radio immediately and it worked just fine with nice clear sound." -- Mike, NY
"The two radios arrived on time and with no box damage. The double boxing and bubble-wrap certainly did the trick. Both radios played stations on the first power-up. The two radios are both better looking than any of the website pictures. Also, the chassis areas are both close to mint. I'm certainly glad that I contacted you for these 'lovely ladies'." -- Robert, GA
"Just to let you know I received the radio. Love it. Thanks" -- Elizabeth, TN
"Bob, received the Emerson yesterday and I want to thank you for such a beautiful radio. Tens all around - sound, looks (WOW), packaging, everything. It's hard to believe I own it. I look forward to what other treasures you'll offer. Thanks again." -- George, MA
"I received the radios today and I am thrilled to say the least. My favorite is the Airline, then a close second is the Zenith. What a beautiful radio ... By the way, you win the award for packaging ... WOW! Nothing could happened with the job you did packaging and shipping. AWESOME!" -- Roger, CA
"I opened the Philco radio [my wife] gave me on Christmas day; what a beautiful job you did. I've listened to it every day since Christmas." --George, MD
"Very happy with the Zenith Radio. Was more than expected and a great price for all of the work put into it. Packaging was top notch and was very delighted when it arrived. Thank you oh so much and a wonderful job well done" - Bill, MI
"This radio is perfect in every way possible. It is the first radio that I have bought that is superb right out of the box! You did an excellent job with the cabinet. It looks brand new!! Your packaging was beyond words: super clean, double boxed...everything just perfect!" -Mike, N.Y.
"The radio arrived yesterday in great shape! The radio is just beautiful and is exactly as described." -- Cindy, TN
"The [Radiola and Peerless Reproducer is] in great condition as you advertised/promised! It was wrapped perfectly." -- Scott, MD
"Radio plays excellent. I live in NYC metro area and it pulls in station from DC and Buffalo. Also excellent packing." -- John, NY
"...the radio arrived in fine shape. Thanks for the careful packaging. ... I'm enjoying it immensely." -- George, WI
"Gorgeous little gems! Your packaging was very professional with plenty of padding, bubblewrap and-double boxing using fresh materials." -- Jeni, OR
"Thanks for ...the excellent packaging job. The unit arrived in perfect condition and plays great.  I'm sure we will do business again." -- Thad, NC
"Got the GE Tuesday. What a beauty. You did a beautiful job on it. Radio arrived safe and sound and plays great." -- Mike, WA
"Thanks for outstanding packaging on the great little Sterling LS-4 portable tube radio! Very nice radio!" -- Robert, CA
"Nice [Guild Teakettle] and in splendid shape too! Thanks for doing another great packing job!" -- Dennis, CA
"Love the Silvertone! It works fine, was extremely well packed, and the batteries were included!" -- Friendly Webmaster
"Received radio today... Nice packaging job. Nice radio. Appreciate the effort... Hope to keep in touch." -- Ken, NY
"Jewel arrived today in fine shape thanks to your good packing job. Thank you for the fast service... Looks great in our radio display." -- Bob, CA
"I am proud to have this one in my collection!! Thanks for doing such a good packing job." -- Dennis, CA
"The [3] radios arrived yesterday. They are real beauties! Thanks!" -- Isabel, MA
"A-1 job packing. The radio is just beautiful, the sound and reception is great also. Very satisfied customer." -- Mark, MN
"As described, great packing, great seller!" -- Debora, CA
"Excellent all around. Great care taken with packing. Highly recommend seller!" -- Marcia, IL
"I received the Farnsworth radio today, very nice radio." -- Jim, PA
"I received the Westinghouse radio yesterday; it came in good shape and working. Thanks again." -- Jim, PA

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