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Abbotwares Z477 Golden Horse & Rider (1947)

Abbotwares Z477 Golden Horse & Rider (1947)

This is a very special set in Gold, very different from all the others I have ever seen. It might have been made as a prize gift for someone perhaps, as I have searched and cant find another like it. It has been electronically restored with all old capacitors replaced with new and new filters too, so there's no hum. Tubes have all been checked on my checker. This radio performs really very well I was surprised how well it does sound and how many stations it receives.; $975.00. (0021551)

 

Arvin 441-T "Hopalong Cassidy" (1950)

Arvin 441-T "Hopalong Cassidy" (1950)

This highly collectible Hopalong Cassidy radio has been completely restored; its old capacitors have been replaced with new longer lasting Mylar caps. All of the tubes have gone through a careful check and the radio plays great and as you see it looks great too. I have replaced the power cord. The all steel cabinet has been repainted. 8-1/2"W x 5"H x 4"D. $525.00. (0021595)

 

Astron RS-20A Ham Radio Power Supply

Astron RS-20A Ham Radio Power Supply

115 VAC, 60 Hertz, output + 13.8 vdc 16 Amp continuous. 20 Amp regulated power supply. $65.00. (0021368)

 

Bradford Model Unknown (1960s)

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Bradford Model Unknown (1960s)

Very nice, clean lines, good looking and good working five-tube set. The Bradford branded radios were manufactured in Japan and were sold by the W.T. Grant Department stores thru-out the U.S. They also manufactured many other electronics like transistor radios and TV's. 14"W x 6"H x 5-1/2"D. $87.00. (0021605)

 

Crosley CR-52

Crosley CR-52

This is part of Crosley's "Color Radio Edition;" an almost exact reproduction from Crosley's very popular "1951 Dashboard" 11-120's series radios. This great looking highly polished jet black radio with its sleek chrome trim features AM & FM reception, a full function analog clock with high-fidelity speaker and a side mounted cassette player. Everything is in excellent working condition. This fine looking radio measures 13"W x 8"H x 6"D. $145.00. (0021599)

 

Crosley F5-TWE (1954)

Crosley F5-TWE (1954)

Made sold by Crosley for the kitchen; it was called "Musical Chef" and it features a wind-up timer that you see there on the left with the volume and tuner on the right side. This little set is working; brings in a few stations but needs work. There is one short crack next to the wind-up knob. 9-1/2"W x 6"H x 6"D. $39.50. (0021585)

 

Decca Portable Record Player (about 1960)

Decca Portable Record Player (about 1960)

Bring out all of your nice old favorite records, your 78's 45's and 33's too. It will play them all and sounds great. The amplifier has been completely restored by replacing all of the old type capacitors and replaced the electrolytics so there's no hum and had the power tube replaced. It has a good cartridge and a new needle. I have gone thru it cleaned and lubed all of the moving parts. The case is solid, shows some wear a few scuffs of course for its age but is pretty fair as you can see. $139.00. (0021448)

 

Eico 667 Tube & Transistor Tester

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Eico 667 Tube & Transistor Tester

This tester has been restored and works very well and its metal case is in excellent condition. The EICO Model 667 Dynamic Conductance Tube and Transistor Tester is one of the first thoroughly practical service instruments able to test both tubes and transistors. Among its advantages are rapid and simple operation, close simulation of actual tube operating conditions, and un-excelled thoroughness and accuracy of test. The outstanding mechanical design and layout, coupled with components carefully selected for ruggedness, makes the Model 667 extremely well-suited for hard usage of daily work service. Comes with the Instruction Manual and a Tube Chart Supplement also the Tube Data Manual. $225.00. (0021602)

 

General Electric 515-F (1951)

General Electric 515-F (1951)

A very nice looking radio, beautiful polished, swirled, marbleize maroon and gold case. It's been all gone through electronically restored and the radio and clock are working perfectly. Has a great sound bringing in many stations and looks great. There's a light scratch on top right but is very hard to see unless you're looking for it (see photo). 11-1/2"W x 6"H x 5-1/2"D. $110.00. (0021598)

 

General Electric CL-541 (1946-47)

General Electric CL-541 (1946-47)

This excellent looking radio is a bit rare and I was not able to find out very much on this nice General Electric set which was made in Canada. Its small solid wood case has been professionally refinished now, and all the electronics have been replaced with newer upgrades to last for a very long time. This radio functions and sounds better then it ever did when new. It has a good solid back cover and a new power cord. 10"W x 7"H x 5-1/2"D. $195.00. (0021294)

 

Kenwood Microphones

Kenwood Microphones

Both microphones are working and had been used on the Kenwood TS-870 and the TS-120S. These are sold separately. Each for $20.00. (0020972)

 

Knight 605-7C (1946)

Knight 605-7C (1946)

Great looking and a great performing radio. This set has been completely restored, all of the old capacitors have been replaced with the new long lasting type. The electrolytic caps have been replaced too, and all the circuits and tubes checked. The radio has good volume on all stations. The cabinet is in excellent condition, the dial lights up. This radio receives on AM plus it has the old Police - Airport and five Short - Wave Bands. I have been able to pick up a little short-wave after sundown fairly good here where I am. 18"W x 10"H x 10"D; 17.8 lbs. $389.00. (0021566)

 

Knight Series 600 Tube Tester

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Knight Series 600 Tube Tester

This tester has been restored and is in perfect working condition. The Knight 600 tests 4, 5, and 6 pin types: octal, loctal - small signal tubes such as preamp, tuner, mini 6DJ8, 6922, 12AX7, 12AT7, 12AU7 and so on . It also tests 7, 9, and 10 pin miniatures and nuvistors. It does not test large signal output tubes such as those used in power amps: KT 88, EL84, 6550, 300B, etc. Type of tests: Emission, shorts, cathode to filament leakage, gas test. Meter indicates condition (green scale = good, red scale = replace). Comes with the test chart manual. $225.00. (0021603)

 

Masterwork Micro Mini (1960s)

Masterwork Micro Mini (1960s)

Here is an untested vintage "Masterwork" Micro Mini AM band twelve-transistor radio, model M-100. It's similar to the "Micronic Ruby;" it's a product of Columbia Records. Made in Japan. Very clean with no chips, cracks or scratches. The little case it is in is in excellent condition, the fabric in the case does have a little discoloration. $54.00. (0021596)

 

Melody Cruiser Ship Radio (1946)

Melody Cruiser Ship Radio (1946)

This one is sort of a odd one to me when I found it, the label as you see says Westinghouse Electric and Hazeltine Corp. I searched but was never was able to find the exact schematics for it anywhere, but even so it has been completely restored and all of the old capacitors have been replaced with modern types; the tubes checked and now she is working beautifully. The boat was refinished too, and I put in a new dial cover for it. It does have a lighted dial. The shiny chrome sails look pretty good after all it's 76 years there is some pitting that's to be expected. I just cleaned and polished them. She's a fine looking sailing vessel and she measures Bow to Stern 23" Long, her Sails 18" High and her Deck 6" Port to Starboard. $569.95. (0021571)

 

Motorola 52B5 (1951-52)

Motorola 52B5 (1951-52)

This good looking AM broadcast portable radio has an all metal case with a gold painted top and the lower covered with a black vinyl material. There are no scuffs in the vinyl or cracks or breaks, it's a very solid, nice case. The electronics have been upgraded with all the newer electronic parts and the radio plays very well, loud and clear and bringing in many stations. It works on standard AC household current. When it was used as a portable radio it required two "D" size batteries and a 67.5 volt "B" battery which is no longer available. 8-1/4"W x 6-1/4"H x 2-1/4"D. $69.00. (0021132)

 

Motorola 67L11 Portable (1947)

Motorola 67L11 Portable (1947)

Five-tube AM Broadcast portable with AC power. This set was made for Motorola by The Galvin Mfg. Co. 1947. It has been completely restored electronically with all of the older capacitors replaced with new, and new electrolytics have replaced the old ones too, so it will no longer have any background deep hum. The tubes have all been checked and good ones have replaced any that needed to be and this radio plays very well now. It has a good power cord. The faux snake-skin cabinet has some scuffing but very little it is mostly on the inside of the front cover (see picture). 13"W x 9-1/2"H x 6-1/4"D. $89.00. (0021434)

 

Penncrest 5512W (1960s)

Penncrest 5512W (1960s)

The Penncrest models were made for the JC Penny Co. just as Silvertone was made for Sears. This nice looking little Ultra Modern looking set brings in many stations. The case is in pretty fair condition with no chips or bad scratches. $79.00. (0021590)

 

Philco 48-250 (1948)

Philco 48-250 (1948)

This one and only colorful beauty has been electronically restored with all of the old capacitors replaced with new long lasting types, all circuits and tubes checked and she is working just like she should bringing in many stations all across the dial. That dial is a lighted dial too. I have replaced the old back with a nice new one. This very outstanding and colorful radio has been professionally repainted in beautiful glittering gold and Aqua colors. 11"W x 7"H x 6"D. $345.00. (0021582)

 

Philco 60 "Baby Grand" (1936)

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Philco 60 "Baby Grand" (1936)

I received this set along with quite a few other radios, it's not working and I'm selling it as is. The speaker isn't original and has all original knobs except for one substitute. I did check all of the tubes, they're good. The chassis shows no rust. The cabinet is in very nice condition. $87.00. (0021604)

 

RCA 4RC84 Spice Rack Radio (1959-60's)

RCA 4RC84 Spice Rack Radio (1959-60's)

This restored seven-tube AM-FM maple Spice Rack style radio works very well and it brings in stations all up and down the dial and with plenty of volume loud and clear. It has an AFC drift control to keep it on station and also a tone control. The maple finished on the solid all wooden cabinet is in very nice condition There is a hanging bracket on the back in the event that you would want to hang it up on a wall. 15-1/2"W x 14"H x 7-1/2"D. $139.00. (0021601)

 

RCA 100A (1926)

RCA 100A (1926)

This vintage speaker's case is solid and shows no cracks or chips. The speaker cover will need to be replaced. I did check and found that it does work, I got a good report when tested with a battery. $34.00. (0021537)

 

Regal L-43 (1950)

Regal L-43 (1950)

Restored electronically with all the older capacitors replaced, tubes checked and is now working fine. The power cord has been replaced. The cabinet is in nice condition. 11-1/4"W x 8"H x 7-1/2"D. $259.00. (0021533)

 

Silvertone 3351 (1940)

Silvertone 3351 (1940)

This radio was named "The Commentator" by Sears & Roebuck who sold them in their department stores, but collectors call them "Candy Cane" because of the shape of the dial. This set has been electronically restored, all of the old types of capacitors have been removed and replaced with new modern and longer lasting types so this radio will be working for many, many more years.The Bakelite cabinet is in very nice condition too. 10-1/2"W x 5"H x 5-1/2"D; weighs 8 pounds. $197.50. (0021584)

 

Sony 9650W (early 1960s)

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Sony 9650W (early 1960s)

This is so clean, just like it was put away and has never been used. It's a very nice sounding set too, very sensitive with great reception all up and down the dial. 14-1/2"W x 8-1/2"H x 5-1/2"D. $119.00. (0021606)

 

Sony ICF-9550W (1971?)

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Sony ICF-9550W (1971?)

This very nice looking two-band High-Fidelity Sony radio is in excellent working condition and brings in many stations with good clarity on both the AM and FM bands. It has Bass and Treble sound controls and a lighted dial. The nice looking Walnut cabinet is pretty flawless too. A good radio for your every day use. 14-1/2"W x 9"H x 6"D. $119.00. (0021608)

 

Stewart-Warner B51T1 (1948)

Stewart-Warner B51T1 (1948)

Amazing little five-tube superheterodyne AM radio which has now been electronically restored and is working perfectly. For such a small radio it has remarkably good quality sound. Its Ivory case is in excellent condition. 6"W x 5-1/2"H x 3-3/4"D. $225.00. (0021529)

 

Telex Hy-Gain Direction Control

Telex Hy-Gain Direction Control

This is used. It is working, well cared for and clean. $95.00. (0021369)

 

Unknown Radio (mid-1930s)

Unknown Radio (mid-1930s)

Found at an estate sale; this set has had some work done on it but doesn't work. The chassis is very clean. The case looks to have been recently redone too . 11-1/2"W x 8-1/4"H x 6-1/4"D. $94.00. (0021569)

 

Vintage Radio Note Cards

Vintage Radio Note Cards

Six card set of note cards with matching antique gold envelopes. Folded card size is 6" x 4-1/2". In plastic bag. $7.95. (0020958)

 

Zenith 6-D-616 Consol-Tone "Darth Vader" (1942)

Zenith 6-D-616 Consol-Tone "Darth Vader" (1942)

This classic pre-war radio with its outstanding boomerang dial was designed by Robert Budlong who was Zenith's most prolific radio designer. He also designed all of the Trans-Oceanic radios of the period. This particular radio is known to collectors as the "Darth Vader" radio for obvious reasons. The radio has been electronically restored, all old caps have been replaced, upgraded to new longer lasting capacitors. All tubes have been checked on my tube checker and now the radio is working very well. It has an internal loop antenna for its good reception. 12"W x 8"H x 7"D. $289.00. (0021557)

 

Zenith L-516 "The Sandman" (1964)

Zenith L-516 "The Sandman" (1964)

This very attractive AM broadcast clock radio called "The Sandman" is working beautifully and the clock keeps perfect time. It has a good solid back cover and an internal antenna for its great reception. It does have some scratches on it but there are no chips or any cracks, the case is solid. 13"W x 6"H x 6-1/4"D. $94.50. (0021556)

 

Zenith Royal 3000-1 Trans-Oceanic (1965)

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Zenith Royal 3000-1 Trans-Oceanic (1965)

This is a beauty, very clean and is in excellent condition a great playing FM and multi-band Short-Wave radio, picking up many stations all across the dial. It's very clean and comes with a new battery case, (batteries not included) I do include the complete manual for it with a nice clear fold-out schematic and the radio has a good clean log book. 12-1/2"W x 10"H x 6"D. $175.00. (0021607)
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