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    Posted 6 years ago

    fortapache
    (2625 items)

    I bought this as a present for one of my nephews who likes antiques (for purists old stuff). Not sure if the clock works but the radio does. I can even get some stations up here on the mountain. Works better than any of my other old radios. The electronics in this are just a bit smaller than the radios of the 1930s but the case is much smaller. The radios of the 1930s are mostly empty space.
    The case on this one is Bakelite with a faux woodgrain finish. Sadly it is missing the knobs for the clock but metal stems are there.

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    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much Thomas.
    2. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      Nicefice
      Brunswick
      Caperkid
      Manikan
    3. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      GeodeJem
      vetraio50
      nutsabotas6
      mikelv85
      EJW-54
      officialfuel
      bladerunner22

    4. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      crswerner
      usedcarlady
      jscott0363
      SEAN68
    5. NevadaBlades, 6 years ago
      Since you still have the metal stems for the knobs, you might want to try scavenging through an auto junk yard. I did that once, a long time ago in the early '70's, and found a couple of nice knobs for a desktop radio from the late '50's my dad still had then (can't remember its name, though).
    6. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much NevadaBlades. I will keep an eye out.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      Radegunder
      mikelv85
      Trey
      NevadaBlades
    8. mcheconi mcheconi, 6 years ago
      Missing knobs are part of the present for people who love old stuff. Fun for me is to find that missing part or to make something work again after 80, 90 years. Nice present and a great post.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much mcheconi. The hunt is a big part of the fun.
    10. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      austrohungaro
      mcheconi
    11. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you Otaco4me.

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