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Crosley 4-29 1926. Four valve set, scarce enough, impossible to find in this condition.
Philips PCJJ Senior Speaker 1926. The 16" (40cm) model, in lovely tortoiseshell Bakelite.
(All speakers working unless otherwise stated).
Framed Philips Display Poster from a later period, but suitable for any display. 80 X 60cm.
Philips Radio Player mid-40s vintage, complete, with spare set for parts/restoration
Philmore Crystal Set late 1940s. From the dawn of plastic, this cheap set features a neat domed detector.
Tight crack in plastic.
Tri-City One Valve set with Airline Phones 1923. Sold by Montgomery Ward under their in-house Airline brand name. $140.
KRIESLER Model 4K06 1937. Handsome Bakelite in good working shape.
FRESHMAN MASTERPIECE 5F1 1924. A unique story behind this classic, which arrived in its original shipping carton.
Crosley Super-Trirdyne Regular 1924-5. Complete with full warranty card, Crosley decal & medallion, original instruction manual,
+ much other provenance.
the TIMMONS TALKER c.1923. A horn speaker in a cabinet, from the era when laboratory equipment was morphing into furniture.
STROMBERG CARLSON Model 53 1933. With a modest nod to step-sided art deco, this working early mantel comes in subtly restored timber cabinet.
Some support material.
ASSORTED MICROPHONES, CABLES ETC 1950s-70s. Various brands - AIWA, Realistic, TEISCO etc. plus cables, transformers.
BTH TYPE C FORM A Double Detector Crystal Set c.1923. Complete, excellent original order.
RADIOLA 16 with RCA 100A Speaker 1926. Both superb examples of an outfit widely sold in Australia under AGE banner.
Original manuals & other provenance.
RCA 100B Speaker 1927. A few survivors, almost none with original deco grille cloth. Rear cloth missing, o'wise good.
A-C DAYTON model XL 5 1924. Built like a battleship, 5 valve TRF in solid teak cabinet. Three sets from this maker - for a reason.
A-C DAYTON model XL 20 1925. Again, solid as. Similar circuitry, with an extra stage making for six valves. More significantly, decoration
A-C DAYTON model XL 25 1926. The new model sports more elaborate decoration and easier tuning. Like the others, beautifully built, complete &
'REFLEX' LOOSE COUPLER CRYSTAL SET 1923. From Radio House in George St, a DIY receiver from 1923, the year broadcast began in Australia.
MUSIC MASTER Horn Speaker 1924. Beautiful Spruce timber bell, of which few survive. Sold here widely as part of UDISCO's radio deals, as well as a
AMERICAN BOSCH 5A 1931. Unusually small mantel set for the period. All-original knobs, grille cloth, pin-stripe and cabinet finish.
Restored 1997. 110v.
AMPLION RADIOLUX FOLDED HORN SPEAKER 1925. Amplion's early excursion from the standard horn configuration.
CROSLEY 50 1923-4. Complete and original, if not 100% cosmetically. Very hard to find this one in any condition.
CROSLEY 51 & 51A 1924. The model 51 is common, its accompanying amplifier is certainly not. Beautiful combination, has to be
seen to be appreciated.
CROSLEY 52 1924. Also widely sold here. Combines the 51 & 51A in one cabinet.
ASTOR MICKEY OZ 1933-4. Serial #2287. In 1933, the ultimate in miniaturisation.
Still outperforms many larger competitors. A timeless & much admired piece.
STC 504E 1939. Converted from vibrator to mains set.
RADIOLA III 1923. The early version of the R/III, with ring grip tuning arm. Manual & great provenance.
RADIOLA III 1924. A good example of the newer tuning arm. This one also has the WD 11 repros of the 1990s, and great provenance.
GECOPHONE HORN SPEAKER 1925. The Model A BC2600, in lovely original shape.
DOUBLE SLIDER CRYSTAL SET 1920s vintage. Appears commercially made, with neat Pacent detector.
GREBE SYNCHROPHASE 1924. The early model, before chain drive was introduced. This, like each Grebe on offer, in great original shape.
GREBE SYNCHROPHASE ON BATTERY BOX 1925. While the Synchrophase has always attracted a premium, it is the elegant battery box which has brought big money
in more recent times.
GREBE CR12 1923. Beautifully built in oak box, with classic Grebe Bakelite variometers & valve sockets, brass-based pip-top 01As. Rare in extreme.
AMPLION AR 19 HORN 1924-5. An all-original classic.
UDISCO FIVE 1925. Five valves. A splendid example from UDISCO, a signature local manufacturer of the 1920s. Great order.
CROSLEY 5-38 1926. As with the 4-29 at the top of the list, except this one has five valves and cost $38!
CROSLEY PUP (THE SKY TERRIER) 1925. The smallest one valve set around. Perfect original shape, with good pip-top WD12 in patent Radiotron short pin base
and all metal battery ID tags present. Plenty of provenance.
KOLSTER BRANDES SPEAKER 1926. Moving armature speaker in handsome Repwood cabinet.
AIRZONE MINI-MANTEL As it arrived many years ago. Appears complete, all-original and untouched, with good cabinet. Ripe for restoration.
UNBRANDED TRF IN SMOKER'S CABINET mid-20s vintage. With power supply & handsome American Electric horn.
PANDORA CRYSTAL SET with promo leaflet.
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ATWATER KENT MODEL 35 1926. Six valve, upside-down chassis in 'the Bath-tub' as it is affectionately known. Complete & beautifully original,
with six rare 'rainbow' valves.
ATWATER KENT MODEL 32 1926. Seven valve with an extra RF stage, the luxury end of A-K's new single dial tuning line in 1926.
ATWATER KENT MODEL 30 1926. Six valve with all-original A-K parts. Sadly, one component a little too original.
ATWATER KENT MODEL 20C 1925. The classic three-dialler. Superb survivor of the period in rare shape. Great provenance.
ATWATER KENT MODEL L HORN 1924-5. Once again a rare survivor. Those model L drivers!! This one all good.
ATWATER KENT MODEL M HORN 1923-4. The best of the A-K horns. Suits anything from breadboard to model 35. Great original working shape.
ATWATER KENT MODEL E OPEN CONE 1925. Rarely do the rear grille cloths survive. One slight flaw.
ATWATER KENT MODEL E2 OPEN CONE Speaker 1925. Another exception to the general run. Surprisingly good sound, perfect rear grille cloth.
ATWATER KENT SHOP DISPLAY TRIPTYCH mid-20s. A beautiful repro supplied by Brian Lackie. Folds out to 120 X 50cm. Perfect to back any A-K display.
STROMBERG CARLSON MODEL 4A17 1947. Classy mantel Bakelite in good original shape.
AIRLINE TRAVELOG c.1925. Neat, small, with then new horizontal slider rheostats.
PEERLESS CATHEDRAL SPEAKER 1926. Classy cathedral, one of the all-time favourite moving armature cone speakers.
BRUNSWICK MODEL A SPEAKER 1926-7. A handsome mantel piece.
AERIOLA SENIOR 1922. The Mark I version of a timeless one valve set celebrating its centenary. By Westinghouse, with RCA as sole agent.
Good brass-based & tipped WD11.
ASTOR MICKEY EC 1937. Lovely original, down to grille cloth. A famous & desirable set these days.
ROLA MODEL 20 CATHEDRAL SPEAKER mid-1920s (company founded in 1924).
RCA UZ-1320 HORN 1923. The early and very rare version of RCA's signature UZ-1325 speaker.
Diaphragm adjustment via a sensitive double thumb wheel drive.
ASTROPHONE CRYSTAL RECEIVER mid 1920s. British crystal set sold widely here.
AWA MODEL 500M 1947. Deservedly popular mantel radio from the golden years.
Kennedy Model V + Dictogrand Speaker 1923. A unique combo with a joint 100th birthday next year. With gold Airline valves as shown, $450.
With regular globe 01As,
RADIOLA 28 + UZ-1325 Horn 1925. Complete and original. RCA's first superhet would grace the most elegant living room. Nine good UX199s.
GECOPHONE CRYSTAL SET Geco class personified in this baby set.
PHILCO MODEL 37-610 1937. From the height of the art deco period. Complete & original, electronically restored in 1990s, 110v.
RADIOLA 20 1925. The signature RCA radio of 1925. You'll never see another in such original shape. Good UX199s plus another rare
Westinghouse filament voltmeter.
WESTINGHOUSE RC with AMPLITONE HORN & PHONES 1921-2. The Westinghouse RC (RA/DA) combination, with ultra-rare King Amplitone & phones.
A complete outfit inspired by the first broadcast.
DAYFAN OEM7 with BRANDES ELLIPTICONE 1924-6. The 4 valve radio is elegant, the open cone speaker unusual, the combination terrific.
AWA STANDARD SIX Model C38 1927. Superb example, with bonus power supply & filament volt meter. Potential bonus: a sumptuous AWA catalogue.
AWA sales promo booklet. Class catalogue with AWA's 1927 line.
MAGNAVOX TYPE R-3 MODEL D HORN 1924. Imposing horn, given extra grunt by the injection of A-battery voltage (5 or 6V). Heaps of provenance.
KENNEDY 281/521 1922. Ultra-rare century-old receiver/two stage amp combo by Colin B. Kennedy.
ANSONIA CATHEDRAL SPEAKER 1927. Another example of the mid-20s imperative to bring beauty to function. New grille cloth and it's a winner.
HEALING GOLDEN VOICE 401E 1946. Popular midget in alabaster bakelite with subtly coloured inclusions.
FRESHMAN MASTERPIECE 5-F-5 1925. One of earliest table radios to include speaker in cabinet. As close to immaculate original as exists.
BREVILLE MODEL 89 1937. Originally a vibrator set, this one has been nicely converted to 240v AC. A handsome survivor.
EDDYSTONE MODEL EC10 1963. As new, in original carton. A very early transistorised version of a comms radio. No idea on value - your start.
BALDWIN HEADSET 1922. Baldwin's unique mechanism anticipated the moving armature speaker. After a century, still way the most sensitive of all.
LEMCO CRYSTAL RECEIVER 1924. A neat, well designed set of the period, in excellent shape.
AWA RADIOLA MODEL 429MA 1950. Lovely example of this neat little radio, fully restored.