Tag: radio

Lamp Chimney cleaning with bonus annoying sister added for extra misery.
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Lamp chimney cleaning beats protesting.

This 1951 newspaper comic panel appealed to the households who were still waiting for electricity, I guess. Although I wonder if they had the extra…

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Airline brand portable radio hasn't played since the Eisenhower administration.
Posted in Flotsam In the Shop

I bring you… Music! Or… a house fire!

I would like to see if this old Airline brand portable tube radio from Monkey Wards still works, it uses a D battery but there…

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Zenith Trans-Oceanic with manual
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What would TSA think of this portable Zenith?

This portable (luggable?) Zenith radio featured a proprietary antenna that flipped out from the radio to pull in stronger or more distant am radio signals….

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Zenith Trans-Oceanic with manual
Posted in Back in My Day Flotsam

Happy to be playing again

I got caught up in bidding frenzy and wound up buying this old Zenith Trans-Oceanic at the Saturday auction for forty bucks. I figured to…

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