Click for literature list.
LOT 1
Crosley 4-29 1926.
Four valve set, scarce enough, impossible to find in this condition.
SOLD

LOT 2
Philips PCJJ Senior Speaker 1926.
The 16" (40cm) model, in lovely tortoiseshell Bakelite.
(All speakers working unless otherwise stated).
SOLD

LOT 3
Framed Philips Display Poster
from a later period, but suitable for any display. 80 X 60cm.
SOLD

LOT 4
Philips Radio Player mid-40s
vintage, complete, with spare set for parts/restoration
SOLD

LOT 5
Philmore Crystal Set late 1940s.
From the dawn of plastic, this cheap set features a neat domed detector. Tight crack in plastic.
SOLD

LOT 6
Tri-City One Valve set with Airline Phones 1923.
Sold by Montgomery Ward under their in-house Airline brand name. $140.
LOT 7
KRIESLER Model 4K06 1937.
Handsome Bakelite in good working shape.
SOLD

LOT 8
FRESHMAN MASTERPIECE 5F1 1924.
A unique story behind this classic, which arrived in its original shipping carton.
SOLD

LOT 9
Crosley Super-Trirdyne Regular 1924-5.
Complete with full warranty card, Crosley decal & medallion, original instruction manual, + much other provenance.
SOLD

LOT 10
the TIMMONS TALKER c.1923.
A horn speaker in a cabinet, from the era when laboratory equipment was morphing into furniture.
SOLD

LOT 11
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.
SOLD

LOT 12
ASSORTED MICROPHONES, CABLES ETC 1950s-70s.
Various brands - AIWA, Realistic, TEISCO etc. plus cables, transformers.
SOLD

LOT 13
BTH TYPE C FORM A Double Detector Crystal Set c.1923.
Complete, excellent original order.
SOLD

LOT 14
RADIOLA 16 with RCA 100A Speaker 1926.
Both superb examples of an outfit widely sold in Australia under AGE banner. Original manuals & other provenance.
LOT 15
RCA 100B Speaker 1927.
A few survivors, almost none with original deco grille cloth. Rear cloth missing, o'wise good.
SOLD

LOT 16
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.
SOLD

LOT 17
A-C DAYTON model XL 20 1925.
Again, solid as. Similar circuitry, with an extra stage making for six valves. More significantly, decoration begins.
SOLD

LOT 18
A-C DAYTON model XL 25 1926.
The new model sports more elaborate decoration and easier tuning. Like the others, beautifully built, complete & original.
SOLD

LOT 19
'REFLEX' LOOSE COUPLER CRYSTAL SET 1923.
From Radio House in George St, a DIY receiver from 1923, the year broadcast began in Australia.
SOLD

LOT 20
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 stand-alone.
SOLD

LOT 21
AMERICAN BOSCH 5A 1931.
Unusually small mantel set for the period. All-original knobs, grille cloth, pin-stripe and cabinet finish. Restored 1997. 110v.
SOLD

LOT 22
AMPLION RADIOLUX FOLDED HORN SPEAKER 1925.
Amplion's early excursion from the standard horn configuration.
LOT 23
CROSLEY 50 1923-4.
Complete and original, if not 100% cosmetically. Very hard to find this one in any condition.
SOLD

LOT 24
CROSLEY 51 & 51A 1924.
The model 51 is common, its accompanying amplifier is certainly not. Beautiful combination, has to be seen to be appreciated.
SOLD

LOT 25
CROSLEY 52 1924.
Also widely sold here. Combines the 51 & 51A in one cabinet.
SOLD

LOT 26
ASTOR MICKEY OZ 1933-4.
Serial #2287. In 1933, the ultimate in miniaturisation. Still outperforms many larger competitors. A timeless & much admired piece.
SOLD

LOT 27
STC 504E 1939.
Converted from vibrator to mains set.
SOLD

LOT 28
RADIOLA III 1923.
The early version of the R/III, with ring grip tuning arm. Manual & great provenance.
SOLD

LOT 29
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.
SOLD

LOT 30
GECOPHONE HORN SPEAKER 1925.
The Model A BC2600, in lovely original shape.
SOLD

LOT 31
DOUBLE SLIDER CRYSTAL SET 1920s vintage.
Appears commercially made, with neat Pacent detector.
SOLD

LOT 32
GREBE SYNCHROPHASE 1924.
The early model, before chain drive was introduced. This, like each Grebe on offer, in great original shape.
LOT 33
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.
SOLD

LOT 34
GREBE CR12 1923.
Beautifully built in oak box, with classic Grebe Bakelite variometers & valve sockets, brass-based pip-top 01As. Rare in extreme.
SOLD

LOT 35
AMPLION AR 19 HORN 1924-5.
An all-original classic.
SOLD

LOT 36
UDISCO FIVE 1925.
Five valves. A splendid example from UDISCO, a signature local manufacturer of the 1920s. Great order.
SOLD

LOT 37
CROSLEY 5-38 1926.
As with the 4-29 at the top of the list, except this one has five valves and cost $38!
SOLD

LOT 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.
SOLD

LOT 39
KOLSTER BRANDES SPEAKER 1926.
Moving armature speaker in handsome Repwood cabinet.
SOLD
.
LOT 40
AIRZONE MINI-MANTEL
As it arrived many years ago. Appears complete, all-original and untouched, with good cabinet. Ripe for restoration.
SOLD

LOT 41
UNBRANDED TRF IN SMOKER'S CABINET mid-20s vintage.
With power supply & handsome American Electric horn.
SOLD

LOT 42
PANDORA CRYSTAL SET
with promo leaflet.
SOLD

Click for literature list.
LOT 43
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.
LOT 44
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.
SOLD

LOT 45
ATWATER KENT MODEL 30 1926.
Six valve with all-original A-K parts. Sadly, one component a little too original.
SOLD

LOT 46
ATWATER KENT MODEL 20C 1925.
The classic three-dialler. Superb survivor of the period in rare shape. Great provenance.
SOLD

LOT 47
ATWATER KENT MODEL L HORN 1924-5.
Once again a rare survivor. Those model L drivers!! This one all good.
LOT 48
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.
SOLD

LOT 49
ATWATER KENT MODEL E OPEN CONE 1925.
Rarely do the rear grille cloths survive. One slight flaw.
SOLD

LOT 50
ATWATER KENT MODEL E2 OPEN CONE Speaker 1925.
Another exception to the general run. Surprisingly good sound, perfect rear grille cloth.
LOT 51
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.
SOLD

LOT 52
STROMBERG CARLSON MODEL 4A17 1947.
Classy mantel Bakelite in good original shape.
SOLD

LOT 53
AIRLINE TRAVELOG c.1925.
Neat, small, with then new horizontal slider rheostats.
SOLD

LOT 54
PEERLESS CATHEDRAL SPEAKER 1926.
Classy cathedral, one of the all-time favourite moving armature cone speakers.
SOLD

LOT 55
BRUNSWICK MODEL A SPEAKER 1926-7.
A handsome mantel piece.
SOLD

LOT 56
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.
SOLD

LOT 57
ASTOR MICKEY EC 1937.
Lovely original, down to grille cloth. A famous & desirable set these days.
SOLD

LOT 58
ROLA MODEL 20 CATHEDRAL SPEAKER mid-1920s
(company founded in 1924).
SOLD

LOT 59
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.
SOLD

LOT 60
ASTROPHONE CRYSTAL RECEIVER mid 1920s.
British crystal set sold widely here.
SOLD

LOT 61
AWA MODEL 500M 1947.
Deservedly popular mantel radio from the golden years.
SOLD

LOT 62
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,
LOT 63
RADIOLA 28 + UZ-1325 Horn 1925.
Complete and original. RCA's first superhet would grace the most elegant living room. Nine good UX199s.
LOT 64
GECOPHONE CRYSTAL SET
Geco class personified in this baby set.
SOLD

LOT 65
PHILCO MODEL 37-610 1937.
From the height of the art deco period. Complete & original, electronically restored in 1990s, 110v.
SOLD

LOT 66
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.
LOT 67
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.
SOLD

LOT 68
DAYFAN OEM7 with BRANDES ELLIPTICONE 1924-6.
The 4 valve radio is elegant, the open cone speaker unusual, the combination terrific.
LOT 69
AWA STANDARD SIX Model C38 1927.
Superb example, with bonus power supply & filament volt meter. Potential bonus: a sumptuous AWA catalogue.
SOLD

LOT 69B
AWA sales promo booklet.
Class catalogue with AWA's 1927 line.
SOLD

LOT 70
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.
SOLD

LOT 71
KENNEDY 281/521 1922.
Ultra-rare century-old receiver/two stage amp combo by Colin B. Kennedy.
SOLD

LOT 72
ANSONIA CATHEDRAL SPEAKER 1927.
Another example of the mid-20s imperative to bring beauty to function. New grille cloth and it's a winner.
SOLD

LOT 73
HEALING GOLDEN VOICE 401E 1946.
Popular midget in alabaster bakelite with subtly coloured inclusions.
SOLD

LOT 74
FRESHMAN MASTERPIECE 5-F-5 1925.
One of earliest table radios to include speaker in cabinet. As close to immaculate original as exists.
SOLD

LOT 75
BREVILLE MODEL 89 1937.
Originally a vibrator set, this one has been nicely converted to 240v AC. A handsome survivor.
SOLD

LOT 76
EDDYSTONE MODEL EC10 1963.
As new, in original carton. A very early transistorised version of a comms radio. No idea on value - your start.
SOLD

LOT 77
BALDWIN HEADSET 1922.
Baldwin's unique mechanism anticipated the moving armature speaker. After a century, still way the most sensitive of all.
SOLD

LOT 78
LEMCO CRYSTAL RECEIVER 1924.
A neat, well designed set of the period, in excellent shape.
SOLD

LOT 79
AWA RADIOLA MODEL 429MA 1950.
Lovely example of this neat little radio, fully restored.
SOLD