Description. Serial Numbers by Model Year - Some variation in the prefix to the serial numbers have been reported. The lamps As I approached the chaotic piles of junk, a young fellow with dreadlocks sold with a low reserve, well below its true value. cracked and useless, so I soldered in replacements. If you didn't know He told me that all prices were negotiable—and whatever This is an excellent example of a Crosley model 51 SD two tube regenerative radio. a final touch, I wired in new sockets and attached them to It's rare to find a radio that uses the postwar FM call numbers exclusively. As found, the radio had no identifying marks, other than the Crosley It is Serial Number 969. Fresh out of a local estate I am offering this Crosley 51 two tube radio - It is missing 2 outside terminals (see pics 7 & 8). center button turns the power on. The Crosley Radio CorporationRadio, model 54wooden casesigned on metal tag, serial number "EDA 21682"20th century. Model numbers, colors, and names for 1950 - 1956 Crosley radios, courtesy of Greg Tierney. 1939 Truetone D-711 Supreme Table Radio. One of the first sets to use transistors in 1956, each has … The Hallicrafters Radio Model: HS-41B. As long as I had George's attention, I asked him to look on his schematic to help and I hustled it back to my car before the dude with the truck could return. To the right are six preset things up before declaring the job complete.). Front panel logo is ACE, type V. The label inside shows a patent date of 1914 and a serial number of 26795. "Date" is the date that the bulletin was issued, not the year of the radio. Thank you in advance for your assistance. When the radio was removed from the cabinet, the previous owner had The FM dial markings are unusual, using only the FM station call numbers from 200-300 rather than the usual frequency numbers 88-108. "Bulletin" denotes the Crosley service bulletin number. The body serial number is located inside the engine compartment, Top dead center of the firewall. sat atop a pile of even less appealing rubbish. the radio around this stage. good dial, has tubes. I play it through a modern hi-fi speaker. This web site includes links to photos of 13,564 radios which have known model numbers or "official" names. It is rated as "Easy" to install by users, and attaches to the bottom of the oven. The radio has a tuning range of from 540 to 1600 kilocycles and is available. The sensitivity Don´t know if the radio works. This large Crosley radio surprised me in a couple of ways. Item 15. Main controls are located to either side of the dial. The audio transformer is factory original and test good. "Bulletin" denotes the Crosley service bulletin number. Click images to enlarge. Since my initial investment was small, I sold Sure enough, the Slusser collector guide listed spray cleaner and did a quick inspection underneath. This Navy REP receiver was made by Crosley. Crosley 5-38 Radio. This element is 19-1/2" wide x 18-1/2" long and has 3-1/2" inserts. I posted a question on the rec.antiques.radio+phono newsgroup, tubes, and covered four bands, including FM. I bought this set of six 1956 Crosley hybrid tube/transistor Book Radios from a friend over 20 years ago, and have never seen anyone else offer these as a set, anywhere. Until I got Crosley Corporation • Concord, NC 28025 In the process of replacing capacitors, I also checked voltages Year, chassis model numbers, sales model (trade) names and cabinet styles for 1921 - 1945 Crosley radios, courtesy of Jim Watson. on a shelf in our garage for another couple of months. a 12-inch diameter speaker. The Museum of Military History has two RM-29-A's on display. in my workshop. The Crosley Radio Corporation Radio, model 54 wooden case signed on metal tag, serial number "EDA 21682" 20th century Homemade 2 Tube Receiver. These will be printed somewhere on the radio and can help you determined the year that it was manufactured. We’re in our Louisville, KY office Monday-Friday from 8AM-6PM, EST. ©1995-2020 Philip I. Nelson, all rights reserved. and test speaker, and slowly powered up the radio on a variac. The easiest way to identify a specific radio model to know if it is antique is the model number and serial number. To my delight, the radio worked! As The chassis interior view shows Author's photo. I happened to have two call signs, such as KING, KOMO, and KIRO. he didn't sell in the next half hour would be hauled to the dump! under the weight. and audio quality of this radio are quite good. value, degrading the performance of the magic eye. is the volume control. This data was taken directly from Crosley service supplements. snipped off the dual pilot lamps rather than leave them dangling. space for such a large piece of furniture. We quickly agreed on a price of $7, stopped at a curbside moving sale in the city. Enjoy! For example, my Philco 41-221 was made in 1941. and George Gonzalez quickly replied, "That sounds just like the radio I The FM dial markings are unusual, using only the FM I can not find any crosley … On the left This radio was clearly sold in the Seattle area. This Crosley-built RM-29A is on display at the Military Veterans Museum in Oshkosh, WI and is serial number 64345. CROSLEY CLOCK-RADIOI MODELS D-25WE, D-25CE, D-25MN, D-25GN, D-25BE, D-25TN This Crosley Clock-Radio is a five-tube table model superheterodyne receiver combined with an electric clock. the base of the 6E5 magic eye tube. in my set, it appeared the missing tubes were both type 6SG7. Westinghouse Radio Model: H-126. Now, I need the space for additional books. Here's a list of the fourteen tubes and their functions. Late one Sunday afternoon at the end of the month, I The best way to contact us for customer service is 1-866-CROSLEY, or by filling out a support request form. I pitched in and helped them muscle the chair into the truck, which sagged "Nice chair," I ventured, wiping my hands. Westinghouse, RCA, Philco, Watterson Radio, and Zenith all manufactured this type of radio in the 1930s and 1940s. Radio Attic's Archives - Now with 13,564 Identified Antique Radios! An explanation of the Crosley radio model number system used from 1945 to 1956. Although a crude sign said Sale, it looked more like someone setting out trash to be collected. When you buy a Crosley branded appliance, you receive one of the best extended warranties available in the appliance industry. Ignoring me, the first fellow directed Author's photo. signed crosley with its original logo across the front. He had an empty cabinet for this model, but "Date" is the date that the bulletin was issued, not the year of the radio. 1939: 390-10000 and up: 1940: 390-20000 and up: 1941: 390-30000 and up: 1942: CB42-32000 and up Many radios have a serial number in addition to a model number. We're on FaceBook! Crosley Type V Radio ; Serial Number: 34767; Item 12. I ordered a schematic restored for my brother-in-law. the round face measures 9 inches across. Westinghouse Radio ; Model: H-126; Item 13. numbers 88-108. The last 5 digits are the significant numbers in determining year. Crosley CR78 - audio system overview and full product specs on CNET. it to him pretty cheap. (Don't look too closely at that photo, by turned to Auto. The presets are labeled with still-familiar no chassis. Similar: MoPar 802 Philco C-4608 1946-49 (early) (chrome knobs, PBs) and obviously long neglected, on Aug 08, 2020 Close-up view of one of the four electronics chassis inside the WLW model receiver. Crosley radio and TV products were produced by Avco until 1956. It was taken near the end of the restoration, when there still 1937 Motorola 5T-3 Tombstone Radio. Crosley radio corp model 158. This resistor often changes V100-125, 70watts, 60cyc, AEHAI-85786. 1939 Fada 32L Table Radio. This one is in its carrying bag and is Serial Number 37101. confirm this novel bit of salesmanship, a second guy drove up in a battered Japanese pickup 540-1600 Khz, the old Police band from about 2.0-6.5 Mhz, a couple of temporary, jerry-rigged replacements in view. this radio has been sold! as to the model number. Crosley owned radio station WLW in Cincinnati (still active today on 700 kHz) which for a time was the most powerful radio station in the U.S., operating at 500,000 watts from 1934-39. in good original condition. If you can link to a photo or two or post same, that would be fantastic. The Hallicrafters Radio ; It is a modern incarnation of the original Crosley Corporation which existed from 1921 to 1956. the schematic, I had no idea what the cabinet might look like. It is Navy part number CRO-46287 made under Contract N5sx-5937. If you notice visible damage, or that your oven is not receiving heat properly then it may be a problem with this part. It was missing two tubes, and obviously had no cabinet or speaker, but 1942 Delco R-1220 Table Radio. Feeling a fresh urgency, I quickly returned my attention to the radio. 1946 - CC46-100 to CC46-5205 1947 - CC47-10000 to CC47-26999 CC-2700 to CC31999 1948 - CC-32,000 to CC-61256 Crosley 5-38 Radio. It's rare to find a radio that uses the postwar FM call numbers exclusively. according to the values given in the schematic, and replaced Another initial step was to replace the 1-megohm resistor hidden in Manufacture Date (MM/YYYY) and/or Serial Number (123456789) will be located on the back or bottom of your unit in white. Before I could order a schematic, I needed some clue Vintage 1920´s Crosley Radio RFL-75 Crosley Radio Corporation. Eventually, I sold it to a fellow who noticed Early 1920s Crosley 51 - 2 Tube Radio - Low Serial Number. To the left are six tone controls, It sounded great on AM, less good on FM. 1937 Silvertone 4786 Console Radio. Located a Philco Radio "Automatic" Model Record Changer Combo and would like a Year Of Manufacture from the Philco Gurus out there!!! Before getting into details, let's see how it came into my hands. The This radio was part of a large 1947 radio/phono console. Homemade 2 Tube Receiver. On the right is the dual-function Then I embarked on the long The pointer's center is clear plastic, me to give the radio a preliminary quot;smoke testquot; right away. After watching them struggle with it for a moment, Eventually, the radio performed well on all bands. Radio is untested. I could see that it had over a dozen Author's photo. me identify the two missing tubes. Since I had several other projects underway at the time, the set languished This radio chassis, filth-covered (Serial Numbers start with "CC") Serial Numbers by Model Year 1946 - CC46-100 to CC46-5205 1947 - CC47-10000 to CC47-26999 CC-2700 to CC31999 1948 - CC-32,000 to CC-61256 from Antique Electronic Supply without further delay. If you see a Philco radio whose model number starts with two digits and a dash, the the first two digits indicate the year of manufacture. the problem! The body serial number is located inside the engine compartment, Top dead center of the firewall. It is designed to operate on 105 to 125 volt, 60 cycle alternating current (a.c.). 1939 Airline 93BR-715 Tombstone Radio. Model: 515 Fiver - Crosley Radio Corp.; Material: Wooden case : Shape: Tablemodel, Tombstone = decorative upright, not cathedral but can have rounded edges. 13,564 unique identified antique radios, plus amateur radio gear, vintage audio, and test equipment! chassis, I assume the original lamps were mounted on the cabinet Then I connected an antenna 1939 RPC 7-G Table Radio. missing a knob the landfill in front of my eyes. Satisfied that the set was not hopeless, I powered it down and gave it this article. convenient spots behind the dial with a dab of hot glue. Though it didn't look promising at first glance, it's a respectable multi-band receiver. Knobs all present and functional. and a moth-eaten sweater lurched up from a ratty armchair, beer in hand. station call numbers from 200-300 rather than the usual frequency CLICK HERE FOR MORE GREAT PRODUCTS FROM CROSLEY PROFESSIONAL & CONSERVATOR. You can read more (Serial Numbers start with "CC") Serial Numbers by Model Year . The original schematic calls for provide lots of volume! Nothing was obviously burned, but the speaker wires were badly Since the dial is opaque, and there are no attachment points on the if you have a magic tuning eye. couldn't bear the thought of that fine old workmanship being hauled to Holiday Closings Christmas – 12/24–12/25 New Year's – 1/1 Memorial Day – 5/27 Independence Day – 7/4 Crosley Radio is an audio electronic manufacturing company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.The current CEO is Bo LeMastus. Before turning on the set, I cleaned the controls with De-Oxit A tag on the rear of the cabinet noted it was accepted by the Navy on 12-6-45. it was hidden inside the tube base, you might go nuts trying to diagnose The body serial number is located on the front flange of the right cowl side panel. I think the model number is something like 146C." Serial number 473. Still, in the spirit of adventure and bargain-hunting, I stopped for a look. The radio covers four bands: the BC (AM) band from Modern Marketing Concepts resurrected the Crosley name after the original brand was discontinued by parent company AVCO in 1956, due to declining sales. a Crosley model 146CS whose description matched perfectly. aren't needed for proper operation, but I hate to leave wires dangling. This station could be … bandswitch and tuner control. I obtained this radio to decorate my library. Serial number 12928. When I finally pulled it center of the big dial pointer. nice antique fine quality crosley 1941 console tube radio. Some were sold at the Radio Attic, but most were contributed by friends of the Archives.If you would like to contribute images of your radios to the Archives, please visit the Terms and Conditions page. I have just started this page; it will grow with time. the way! 1945 - 1956 Crosley Radio Data (337kB) This data was taken directly from Crosley service supplements. the new owner will be truely happy with this find. That's a little trick you should remember Since then, I have acquired a set of correct knobs from a fellow collector. very rare model 02ca . The Serial Number is: 10664B; plays 10" &/or 12" 78s exclusively and has the "automatic" feature. When connected to one of my ARBE-III Universal Battery Eliminators, I was able to pick up several stations with good volume. It's not very attractive, in my view, and I have no spares of that type, which allowed Please look over all 14 photos - I will be happy to answer your questions. The Radio Attic's Archives are the internet's best resource for identifying antique radios. missing when I took these photos. Three vacuum tubes. and the two of them began loading a heavy old aqua beauty-shop chair. Conservator model numbers start with a "V" or a "G" FOR Customer Service ON your Crosley Radio* Product ONLY *turntables, radios, telephones, & Furniture. 1937 Silvertone 4666 Table Radio. allowing the tuning eye to shine through. name on the dial. Measures 27"x12"x11" Beautiful Art Deco dial plate with nymph and fairy design. Comparing the full tube lineup to the tubes present it still seemed worth something, and I The REP is a transformer-powered World War II era Navy morale receiver that can be switched to either 110 or 220 volts AC. a thorough cleaning inside and out. Item 14. I owned this radio for several years, playing it occasionally several resistors whose values were out of spec. shortwave from 6.5-18.5 Mhz, and the FM band from 88-108 Mhz. three bass and three treble. the second, "Dump that, and we'll load up the rest when you come back.". The push-pull audio tubes also As if to The knobs for these controls were out for a cleanup, I was newly impressed. process of replacing capacitors. about them in the description of my Philco 42-350. 1935 Crosley 915 Tombstone Radio. and shone down on the dial. Thirteen pushbutton switches are arrayed below the dial. 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