Better view of the Antennas. If you plant enough Aluminium it "Will
de John K9UWA
This is one of Jeans "Babies" We have 6 of them
about 6 weeks old. They are very friendly little guys. One of our other little friends......
This is the Radio that started it all
Brought home a Truetone D-724 back in 1959 when I first received my Ham Radio License.
I was young and in High School. I had been dreaming about graduation and hearing my name called at the
graduation announcements at the time. I had no money and with a part time job I
had to support taking the then, current girlfriend, out on Friday nights.
I used this Truetone radio with an added circuit and a Bandspread capacitor as a Ham Receiver.
You maybe wonder why this particular radio?
I played with a bunch of these old wooden radios some just for parts and many to find the best that I could use as a "Ham Receiver".
This Truetone was the best playing radio of the lot. So, like all us aging
"Baby Boomers," a few years ago when I saw one in a garage sale, I bought it.
Nostalgia? The cabinet was in pathetic condition and when my Wife Jean saw it her eyes really lit up.......Gleefully she exclaimed " I can refinish this and it will really look nice!."
So it is ALL HER FAULT!!. And now we have about 400 of them!
Truetone D-724 (sold by western auto stores)
Crosley #167 Deco Cathedral Zenith 6V27 converted to AC Zenith Walton 7s232 Zenith 9s54
#1291 "12 tube Teledial Console" we totally rebuilt the bottom of
this one for a customer!
as well as the complete restoration of the radio etc.......
Zenith 5s338 chairside! A very nice looking
6s546 another nice chairside! 2 band radio Short Wave + Broadcast
I have two of these in Inventory... e-mail us if interested..
Nice Majestic 85 Large Tombstone....and YES!! that Chassis as all
plated from the factory! Even the
Dial Hardware is plated.
Zenith 11-S-474 a Super Nice
12-S-265 Robot Shutter Dial
1933 General Electric Console.....one of the First Good Superhet
GE model E-86
Philco 38-116 Slant Front No Stoop No Squat Philco Sales Pitch for 1938. This is a 15 tube radio. Excellent performance! Next a Philco 40-180 Super Nice
Zenith 9s367 I think Mike and Linda Stover have one of this model
to go. Super nice RCA 9K from 1936
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