Wooden radios

Bob's radios : Wooden sets

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  Atwater-Kent 82Q 
  1931 
  Tubes:   
  Battery powered 
  Made in USA 
  Acquired at an antique store in Vermont, Summer 2001 

  A cornerstone of my collection. I acquired this one completely untouched. I haven't done a thing to it except dust it. Still has the original 1931 tag from the store inside showing how to hook up the batteries.  

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  Automatic -- 
  19?? 
  Tubes:   
  AC/DC/battery 
  Made in Toronto, Ontario Canada 
  Acquired on ebay Summer 1999 

  Cute little portable, as yet unrestored. 

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  Canadian General Electric H-41M 
  1938 
  Tubes:   
  Battery powered 
  Made in: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
  Acquired: Flea Market, Spring 2002 

  Tombstone-esque, should look much better when refinished. 

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 Grundig PU-101 
  1960's 
  Acquired through a friend, spring 2001 

  This one sits by my computer.. Has the rich boomy sounds these German sets are known for. 

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  Marconi  
  1936 
  flea market find, summer 1998 

  My first end-to-end restoration. Cabinet finish was horrible, and I made it somewhat better... 

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  Marconi 
  1948 
  flea market find, summer 1998 

  Midget wooden set. An AA5 with BC & SW. 

  Marconi 
  1950's 
  flea market find, summer 1999 

  Typical late 50's styling houses an AA5-type radio..