These radios are extremely primitive by today’s standards, but highly sophisticated in their own unique way– in any time period.
Tag: antique electronics
Just added to the TVs for sale page. Available as-is, restored, or as a color conversion with remote.
Restoration wrap-up on a Philco Predicta Pedestal TV.
Who would have thought: a couple months have passed since the big TV hoarder’s estate sale off in Rocklin. Three entire days of discovering gem after gem and clearing out nearly every TV set, picture tube, and related part there… that there was yet more nestled in the back of the estate company’s storage locker.
Feeling ultimately modest about your electronics? You can’t beat this 1949 Sparton Mirror-Lid TV from 1949. Very Deco, and very understated, but have you ever seen a TV set on which you’re looking at a reflection of a vertically-mounted picture tube? An echo of pre-WWII television design; mounting the picture tube vertically allows the cabinet
Just posted on ebay… Very hard to find picture tube and brand new in the box! Have a look! 😀
Feature from October 1960 issue of Radio-Electronics magazine.