This radio was sold at the Radio Attic!

the Radio Attic Click here to see more
Gilfillan radios sold!
To see more of this seller's radios, visit Joe Millward's Attic.

Gilfillan 5G8 (1937)

Gilfillan 5G8 (1937)
Sold by Joe Millward on October 25, 2019
Listed price on date of sale - $399.00
From 1930 to 1940, the only place you could get licensed to build radios was from RCA. They had the patents for the TRF radios and eventually superheterodynes. Since Gilfillan had permission to utilize the patents, other companies had to build their radios at the Gilfillan plant as sub-contractors. They had to build a specific number of radios per week under strict quality guidelines in order to be considered for a license. RCA eventually lightened up the licensing requirements in the early 1940's. The 5G8 was a five-tube, AM only radio. Gilfillan radios were well built and performed quite well. Blake replaced all of the capacitors, checked tubes and resistors, replacing where necessary. A new power cord, audio cable and safety fuse were installed. Gary stripped the Mahogany cabinet and refinished it using high quality products. He applied a nice lacquer finish at the end making this radio look like new! A really nice radio at a great price that will last for years. 11-3/4"W x 7"H x 6"D.
Back to Top
You are visitor number 908 to this page.

Radio Attic Home   |  Radios for Sale   |  Go to Joe Millward's Attic

Radios for sale at the Radio Attic are offered by independent advertisers and not by the Webmaster.
Sellers are identified at the top of each page.  You must directly contact the seller to purchase a radio.
© 1999, 2021  Radio Attic