michaeln544

birmingham-uk

age-64--like collecting cameras-coins-electronics

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1976- my old stereo system-Tandy stores purchase - electronics. - Electronicsin Electronics
1987-Birmingham-edgbaston-Polaroid "image" camera. - Photographsin Photographs
1966-sharp rd 504 portable reel to reel tape recorder-5 inch reels. - Electronicsin Electronics
1966-Westminster reel to reel recording tape. - Electronicsin Electronics
1982-birmingham uk-old acocks green estate-demolished. - Photographsin Photographs
1971-Birmingham uk-the new central lending library under  construction. - Photographsin Photographs
1976-1981-xmas photos - Photographsin Photographs
1977-1979, the hacker sovereign rp 77 fm,mw,lw radio. - Radiosin Radios
1988-sharp stereo radio cassette recorder-fm/mw/lw. - Radiosin Radios
1980-1983-elmo super 8 sound camera model 230s-xl. - Camerasin Cameras

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  1. Thanks all for interest and comments.
  2. He owned the 4 houses in Stirling road numbers 58, 60, 62, 64 . They were split into flats and bedsitters there were 8 in each house . He maintained the properties well and did all his own repairs inc...
  3. Thanks for your interest vetraio50.
  4. Thanks for interest sean68.
  5. AFC means automatic frequency control and stops an fm station from drifting of its frequency
  6. Thanks Brunswick for comment -my minds not all that sharp now as it was in 1966 as only 19 years old then.
  7. Thanks all for interest I bought an old portable reel to reel tape recorder a few months ago . It takes 5 inch reels , works on mains but not on batteries. It has the original box ----will upload it...
  8. Thanks all for interest. The house was small. It was the one without a hallway. You came from the street into a small garden and straight into the living room. There still was an old air raid shelter ...
  9. Thanks valentin097 for wishes of a good Xmas - the house was demolished in the mid 1990s as was the rest of the estate as they were found to be not secure due to the walls on most of the houses cracki...
  10. Thanks valentin097 for comment, I liked the old library I used to go up on a Saturday morning when shopping in town and return books . I used to get books out on photography , the magazine room I used...
  11. Unusual, never seen one like this before, I bought a few black and white portable TVs back in the late 1970s and 1980s.
  12. Thanks vetraio50 and efesgirl for interest.
  13. Thank you for the seasons greeting , vetraio50 . Currently 15 degrees c and sunny periods in Birmingham uk.
  14. Thanks all for interest and comments -in the background of the 2nd photo at work is the computer made in 1977 which we used to send the new claims to the central office at Newcastle on their computer ...
  15. High vintagefran , bit late in replying !!! - there is nothing on the back to denote a year or period it was made thanks aura again for your interest.
  16. Thank you aura, glad you like it - it's mains and battery , it takes 8 of the d size aa batteries , that's the biggest ones.
  17. Model number is qt-f40e(bk).
  18. Thank you aura and vetraio50 for your interest.
  19. Thanks all for loves and comments- at that time I was working on the post office telephone service as trannie telephone engineer earning £14 a week.
  20. Thanks all for likes and comments.
  21. Hi again kenoyergirl- apparently I also missed a hot summer in the uk as I left in the April and returned end of August and it was there winter in New Zealand which is opposite seasons to us in the uk...
  22. Hi again - well actually I got used to the rough voyage from Southampton to Auckland so I had overcome sea sickness and it never bothered me but I remember that quite a few people were in fact they ha...
  23. Thanks for your comment- see also you tube were I made a slide show of the hurricane that hit the boat just as we left Miami it shows photographs of the waves coming over the the decks see you tube - ...
  24. Thanks all for your interest.
  25. Thanks all for interest and comments.
  26. Thanks Brunswick for interest.
  27. Thanks for interest and comments.
  28. Thanks caperkid for interest.
  29. Thanks all for your interest, although in the uk, dab radio and Internet radio is taking over the fm , am and long wave bands I can still get 26 fm stations here in Birmingham.
  30. My father had one in the 1960s, he smoked 40 embassy a day, he bought it from new , I think it was in 1966
  31. Thanks for interest fortapache
  32. Thankyou all for your interest
  33. Thanks all for you interest.
  34. Thanks all for likes.
  35. Thanks all for likes/comments
  36. Thanks vetraio50.
  37. Thanks all for interest and comments, I live in the lady wood part of Birmingham about 3 to 4 miles away from the destruction area, I remember the sky went dark and there was heavy rain and hail with ...
  38. Thanks all for your interest.
  39. Thanks fortapache, I remember these shops in the 1970s and 1980s, one was on the bridge link to the old bull ring shopping centre, they also stocked Tandy trs 80 computers.
  40. Thanks coke 1234, the 7000 came after this in 1968, it was a much better model with separate bass and treble controls a battery/tuning meter and better reception.
  41. Thanks sean68.
  42. Forgot to mention, on top of the tv set I bought that month an Atari video games console which plugged into the back of the tv, it cost a total of £200 with some games, it had the computer keyboard an...
  43. Thanks all-the tv set is a 1975 grundig 26 inch, with a 1984 Ferguson video star vhs video recorder underneath, the stereo system is a 1980 tandy Realistic system with stereo tuner and amplifier and v...
  44. Thanks aghcollect and vetraio50
  45. Thanks aghcollect and Sean68.
  46. thanks aghcollect and gargoylecollector.
  47. thanks aghcollect and gagoylecollector.
  48. thanks aghcollect and gargoylecollector
  49. Thanks patsea.
  50. At least back then I had all my hair, wasn't smoking and did not wear glasses!
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