The 'New Millenium' Projects

2001-2002 projects

(Click on picture for more info.  That should carry you to an 'album' page)


Mende 198 GW
(1937)
A German TRF reflex set Very high performance for a basic regen circuit.
September 2002
 

Apex
Model 5
(1926)
A great old TRF one-dialler.
November 2000

Reela Dauphin 56
(1956)
My first French radio.  I was impressed with the unique styling.
January 2002
 

Silvertone 4563
(1936)
A venerable table set from the 30s.
January 2001
 

Silvertone 4660
(1937)
Another nice Silvertone table radio.
July 2000

Truetone D-724
(1936)
A great radio and a real DX machine with superb audio.  One of the better table models of the era.
November 2000

Zenith Chairside 10-S-452
(1940)
What can you say about a 10-tube Zenith Chairside other than "what a fantastic radio!"
February 2002

Philco 38-38
aka 38-9
(1938)
This was a battery set converted for AC operation.
February 2001
 


Sylvania
(1935?)
Yep, you guessed it.  A Bulgarian radio from the 1930s.
January 2001

Philips BX495U
(1949)
They said this one couldn't be restored.  Read all about it.
April 2002

 
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Strad 553W
(1954)
A nice old English-made set.
April 2003

seibt

Seibt Roland 23L
(1933-34)
A 3-tube German regenerative set that will blow you out of the room!
August 2002



Elman Yakushin
(1939)
A pre-war regenerative
Japanese radio.
December 2002



Sharp AR-310
(1952)
A fine old Japanese
table radio.
December 2002

      
 Meteor
Silvertone 7215
(1938)
Meteor was a brand marketed
by Sears-Silvertone.
June 2002


                                         

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12 January 2004