Transistor Network is published monthly in paper format by Marty & Sue Bunis, and electronically by George Kaczowka. The office address is 32 West Main Street, Bradford, NH 03221. Phone (# removed), fax (# removed), e-mail (email removed) Business hours are 9 am to 8 pm EST. Do not hesitate to contact us-we welcome your comments and suggestions.
In this issue:
TR-281-B "Power Mite"
The Sonora TR-281-B "Power Mite" is an attractive coat pocket set that was made in the U.S.A. The model shown above is ivory plastic with a gold metal perforated grill, gold metal dial knob, and gold front lettering. Note the unusual position of the on/off/volume knob located at the top right of the case.
This particular model was made in several color combinations
and was also produced under the Trav-ler name. The Trav-ler versions have
the same styling, model numbers, and color combinations as their Sonora
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SERVICE: Transistor Radio Repair. All major brands. Single band, BC. $30 each plus shipping. All work guaranteed. Steve Short, 1590 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12309. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Novelty radios. All kinds. Many in books and a lot that are not in the books such as advertising, stuffed animals, characters, robots, space, military and many more. Also will buy novelty radios. For more information call: Don & Rocky Larson, 620 Ulstad Ave., Albert Lea, MN 56007. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Transistor radio photo guides. Each guide
packed with photos of all known collectible models of each brand. With model
numbers and notes. GLOBAL/ZEPHYR guide shows all 32 of these great radios. STANDARD
guide shows all 50 of the Standards including all 13 Micronic Rubys. REALTONE
guide has 59 models, TOSHIBA has 61, SONY guide has 94. Guides include rare
models not shown anywhere else. REGENCY booklet tells all about the first transistor
radio and related models TR-1, TR-1G, TR-4, Bulova 250, Mitchell, Mantola, and
discusses colors, variation, date codes, rarities, and trivia. Lots of info
and pictures. Regency booklet is $10, all others are $7 each. Prices include
postage. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367.
FOR SALE: The first month's response to my new book on Zenith Royal 500 "Owl Eyes" radios has been fantastic. It covers the 500 handwired, 500, 500B, 500RD, 500D, 500E, and the 500E-1. If you haven't gotten your copy just send $10.00 and I will get it right out to you. I also buy, sell, and trade Royal 500s. Thanks. Eldon A. Horton, 8187 LaHabra Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46236 317-823-6374 after 6:00p.m. E-mail: (email removed)
WANTED: Bob's Big Boy Restaurant transistor radio. Looks like a soda can with Big Boy graphics. Must be in good condition. Please send picture, price to: Steve Soelberg, 29126 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. (# removed). I will also pay a finders fee.
Please do not send ads for tube sets unless they are part of a transistor-related trade. We reserve the right to edit out any tube sets not following the above guidelines.
WANTED: Any German transistor radios, only pocket size, and Sony TR-510 or 610, TR-63 in red, TR-86 in red, Realtone TR-1088, Global GR-900, GR-711, Zephyr AR-600, Phillips L1X75T. Also looking for brochures, flyers, folders and any advertising on early transistor radios. White Regency TR-1 for display purposes. And I look for the early transistors as components, especially point-contact transistors. Have German swaps on all items. Rudi Herzog, P.O. Box 140 108, 30959 Hemmingen, Germany. Phone: (# removed). Fax: (# removed).
WANTED: Crystal radios from the 50s and 60s such as Rockets, Pens, Airplanes, Pin Cushions, Clear-top Rockets and the many other novelty crystal sets shown as premiums in comic books andmagazines of that era. Have many transistors for trade or will pay cash. Marty Bunis, 32 West Main St., Bradford, NH 03221. (# removed) please call before 8pm Eastern time. Fax (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Bulova watch precision all transistor 620 series, battery operated pocket size radio 9 volt, red plastic with gold dial, silver, black and red front, gold metal swinging stand, works, leather case. Candle transistorized family radio, Transistor 8, Tokyo Transistor Industry Co. LTD, works well, white with red lettering, inlaid gold metal front, in good to very good condition, leather case. Channel Master 6506, 6 transistor superhet, uses 4 AA battery, clock-like dial with fancy chrome grill and front, clear blue plastic thumbwheel, works well, made in Japan, chips in back of case, not noticeable from front. GE P-808J, white, gold speaker grill, excellent working condition, like new, fair imitation leather carrying case included. Global 6 transistor, Mitsum Electric Co., in excellent working condition, light blue, gold and silver, with chrome metal front, leather case. Many more radios, TVs, test equipment, old electronics from A to Z. Huge photo list, $1.50 plus 55 cent SASE. Radio Ranch, 10745 - 255th Ave. NE, Belgrade, MN 56312.
FOR SALE: Transistors: Airline GEN-1146A, smaller than a pack of cigarettes, made in Japan, $20. Truetone DC3164, shirt pocket, cute, $12. Channel Master 6515A, w/c, very clean, 9x4x2, coat pocket, $10. RCA 3-RG-33, red, $20. Philco T45-124, coat pocket, salmon/cream, gold around dial, $25. GE P-785A, $15. RCA 4RG56, same as 4RG51, $12. Motorola X16G, real pretty, two tone green, $25. Truetone DC3718 micro, metal front, alligator body, green, $25. Toshiba 7TP30, clam shell box, $40. Standard Micronic Ruby, red, diamond front, $100. All radios are bought untested for display only. Jim Martes, 15400 E. 2nd St. S., Indep., MO 64050. (# removed). Shipping $3.50 a radio.
FOR SALE: Crosley book radio "Treasure Island", NIB, $275. Regency TR-1G, pink, a beauty, $485. Regency TR61, very rare, small beautiful teak cabinet w/ twin speakers approximately 1956 vintage, $95. Regency TR-6, brown and black, $45 each. Emerson 888 Atlas, white, $80. Emerson 868, burgundy w/miracle wand rotatable antenna handle, $25. Emerson 999 Champion, white, like new, $300. Philco T-52-124, mint, reflex radio, w/treasure chest box and accessories. Philco's 2nd transistor T500, black & white, leather case, $35. Panasonic's 1st T50, w/case, $20. National Allwave T100, multiband, works well, $30. RCA's first pocket transistor 1-TP-2E, champagne/white, $30. Grundig power supply TN2 w/box, for Satelite 5000 & 6000. Admiral's 1st pocket 2063 Super 7, new old stock, pearl/white, $35. Admiral 531, pretty front, w/rotating antenna under handle, $20. Motorola 6X31R, pink, $45. Motorola X11B, black, w/case, like new, $40. Motorola Weatherama, 2 for $80. Zenith 755 Deluxe, leather like new, $25. WANTED: Sony TR-63, red. Braun T3, T4, T31, and T41. Raytheon T-100s. Arvin 8576. Any early German pocket radios. Westrex sound tape cassettes. Any portable to play them, 1960s vintage. Harald Herp, 6615 Michele Court, Huntingtown, MD 20639. (# removed).
WANTED: Will buy small collections of novelty radios, such as all canned radios, all advertising radios, and all oil filters, all robots, etc.etc. Sharon Boyle, 20 Hillside Meadows Dr., Southampton, MA 01073. (# removed). If not available, leave message.
WANTED: The following transistor radio parts are needed. Hoffman Trans-Solar KP706 battery cover black. Toshiba Lace TR-193 back cover white. Spica ST-600 clear plastic tuning dial, dial screw and metal dial insert. Spica ST-600 back cover blue. Westinghouse H-610P5 clear plastic tuning dial. Sony ICR-120 keychain. Trancel 6TP-348 rear metal stand. Emerson 888 dial screw. Zenith Royal 500H nameplate. Glenn Carlo, 5440 N.E. 22 Terrace #9, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
WANTED: Motorola transistor encyclopedia, set of 5 books, 1974, plus or minus two years. Other dates are possible. The index is the most important book if a partial set is available. Frederick Lorthioir, 205 Forest Ave., Massapequa, NY 11758. 1-80-842-2733, ext 4208 or (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Many British and Japanese transistor radios and calculators. Please find pictures and prices at: <http://www.ndirect.co.uk/~e.tedeschi/sale> or fax me at (# removed). Enrico Tedeschi, 54 Easthill Drive, Brighton BN41 2FD, U.K.
WANTED INFORMATION: Motorola portable X31N, circa 1960-61. I picked this up at an estate sale complete with original dated dealer's warranty. Has genuine leather outer case. AM only with battery life indicator button in upper left corner. I've been unable to find any references to this model elsewhere. Allan Pellnat, 11 Birmingham Drive, Rochester, NY 14618. E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Hitachi TH-666, red and gray, chip, $40. Global GR- 711, gray, chip, $50. Plus postage. Bob Furtado, 23 Garden Road, Alameda, CA 94502. (# removed).
WANTED: Panasonic RF-2200 in good working order. Brian Bishop, 125 GWilliam CR., Yellowknife, NT, Canada, X1A-3V6. E-mail: (email removed)
SERVICES: Crack repair, worn or missing lettering restored exactly like original. Reproduction trim parts for transistor radios including badges, nameplates, flat dials. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367. (# removed).
WANTED: Plata 10TF-530. Elgin R-2100. In excellent condition, top dollar paid. Vince Fanelli, PO Box 471, Thorofare, NJ 08086. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Have many transistor novelties for sale. LSASE for list. Trades considered on novelties, what have you got? Ray Weaver, 1047 Bunker Hill Road, Columbus, GA 31907. (# removed).
WANTED: The following radio parts: Red back for Global GR-900. Black back and logo for Americana FP-861. Gray back for Hitachi TH-666. Will purchase or trade. Doug Norton, 103 North Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Fleetwood, Made in Japan page 66, blue, very good, no flaws, with leather case, $200. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Novelty transistors: Super Mario w/headphones, NOC, B&B 415, $30. Super Mario, small AM, NOC, B&B 415, $25. Popples w/headphones, ex, B&B 393, $30. Troll w/headphones, NOC, B&B 276, $20. Miss Piggy, rectangular, ex, $25. Miss Piggy headphones, ex, $25. Sesame Street Clock radio, missing bell otherwise ex, pl 141, $25. Bert & Ernie Pals, pl 149, ex, $20. Holly Hobbie, ex, does not work, pl 94, $20. Big Bird Head, decal, ex, $15. Sonic Hedgehog, NOC, $20. Sweet Secrets, vg, pl 168, $20. Pac-Man w/headphones, ex, B&B 389, $35. Spiderman, NIB, pl 160, $40. The A Team, NIB, pl 66, $45. Care Bears, MBC, pl 78, $15. Power Rangers, NIB, $25. Wuzzel w/clock, ex, B&B 422, $30. Barbie Radio System, ex, pl 70, $25. Koosas, ex, $25. Donald Duck, ex, pl 84, $35. Power Rangers Pendant, NOC, $15. Troll Pendant, NOC, B&B 277, $15. Super Mario Sing-a-Long, NOC, B&B 416, $35. The Fonz, MIB, pl 87, $55. Cabbage Patch Kids w/headphones, NIB, pl 82, $30. Mickey Mouse, square, NOC, B&B 383, $25. Power Rangers w/clock, NIB, $25. Care Bears w/headphones, ex, B&B 76, $20. Bee Gees, vg, $25. Batman Forever Pendant, NOC, $12. Care Bear Cousin, ex, pl 77, $20. Mickey Mouse, half round, sing-a-long, NOC, $30. Cabbage Patch Kids, rec, g, $15. Mickey Mouse w/headphones, NOC, pl 116, $25. Cabbage Patch headphones, ex, $20. Sesame Street, ex, missing lamp post, pl 140, $15. I also have novelty telephones for sale. Beverly McAfee, 305 Church Rd., York, PA 17402. (# removed). Add $4 ea. postage.
WANTED: Sony, Grundig, Nordmende, JVC, Hitachi, Panasonic, Sanyo, Philips, Zenith handheld multiband shortwave radios analog type. May incorporate a cassette but not required. Must be in excellent condition. All models considered. Telephone daytime (# removed), 6am to 2:30 pm Pacific time. Evenings (# removed), after 8:30pm Pacific time. Khushpal Singh, 1170 Kenny Drive #4, Yuba City, CA 95991.
FOR SALE: Have many items left from last issue. Send for list. NOVELTIES: Blabber Mouse, B179, $15. Bensen Hedges, B&B 157, $15. Bert & Ernie, B149, $10. Bikelite radio, B&B 510, $15. Computer Mouse, NIB, $10. Elvis, B221, average condition, $40. Elvis B224, poor clothing, $30. French Phone, copy of B448, $20.Talking radio, B180, $20. Radio Shack Frog, $10. Big Bird, B&B 401, $10. GE Picture Cube, B&B 324, $15. Grammy Phone 8, copy of B419, in box, $20. Lady Bug, B 199, red or orange, in box, $25; no box, $20. 1928 Lincoln, B6, $10. Rolls Royce, Japan, B8, $20. Polaroid Film Pack, B&B 191, $10. Nobility small Cathedral, B&B 456, $15. Porsche Racer, like B24, but no markings, in box, $20. Papertowel Holder, $15. Avon SSS, B&B 151, $10. Sinclair Dino Pump, B 283, $30. Pound Puppy, B130, $10. H.B. McMahan, 313 W. Shaw, Tyler, TX 75701-3029. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Fancy MTR-61, see photo, red, 2 repaired cracks,
displays great from front, $75. Viscount 6TP-102, MIB with a lot of paperwork,
black, Bunis II pg 293, $295. Global GR-900, red, cracked, works great, displays
nice from front, $75. Sony ICR-120, missing chain, not working, otherwise nice,
$65. WANTED: Harpers GK-631, GK-900. Realtone TR-666, TR-870, TR-701.
Crown TR-810, TR-666, TR-777, TR-911, TR-999. Continental TR-751, many other
high end, unusual, rare transistor radios. David Mednick, 25 Jefferson Street
Apt. #7-B, Hackensack, NJ 07601-5038. (# removed).
WANTED: All transistor multiband radios like Sony CRF1, CRF160, ICF5900, ICF6800. Panasonic RF2900, Q63, RF9000. Bearcat DX1000. Ten Tec RX325. Mitsubishi multiband. Hitachi KH3800. Grundig TR807 multiband. Toshiba transoceanic like Zenith. Marc NR52FI. All Sanyo, Silver and others. Write with condition and prices. Air postage to: Sabino Fina, 83042-Atripalda (AV), Italy.
WANTED: Following portables in excellent condition both cosmetically and playing. 1960 GE P780E, brown color. 1959 Philco T-9, multiband portable, and Airline 621258. Write don't phone. Mike Hanke, 1036 So. 15th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401.
WANTED: B32, C.P. Huntington Locomotive. B56, Ship's Telegraph. B60, Life Preserver. B107, Mickey Mouse. B114, Mickey Mouse. B141, Sesame Street. B154, Snoopy and Woodstock on Rocket. B177, BeeGees. B204, Lady in a Hoop Skirt. B207, Male Chauvenist Pig. B288, Radio Shirt. B275, Kent Cigarettes. B 296, Shell Logo. B332, Piper Brut Champagne. B375, Radio Candy. B389, Vending Machine. B388, Vending Machine. B403, The Gold Record. B395, Vending Machine. B396, Vending machine. B442, Bowling Ball with Pins. B464, Set of Books. B481, Balance Scale. B494, Light Bulb. WILL TRADE these radios for any of the above, or sell. B34, 1826 Locomotive, NIB, $55. B163, Superman, NIB, $70. B121, Music City, MIB, $25. B147, Oscar the Grouch, ex, $32. B67, Annie & Sandy, ex, $20. B9, Rolls Royce, ex, $20. B419, Grammy Phone 8, ex, $35. B117, Mickey in Chair, ex, $15. B77, Care Bear Cousin, NIB, $25. B2, 1917 Simplex, NIB, $30. B10, 1931 Classic Car, ex, $20. B178, Blabber Mouth, ex, $30. B411, Jukebox, ex, $30. B80, Cabbage Patch Girl, ex, $25. B231, Spirit of 1776, ex, $50. B346, Enjoy Coke, ex, $30. B338, Seagrams Cooler, NIB, $25. B317, Tony the Tiger, NIB, $25. B160, Spiderman, NIB, $35. B199, Lady Bug Orange, missing knob, $30. B360, Cup and Saucer, NIB, $30. B325, Coke Bottle, MIB, $25. B96, He-Man, MIB, $20. B63, Donald Duck, MIB, no hand strap, $40. B243, Robot, ex, $85. B320, Little Sprout, ex, $45. B367, Miracle Whip, ex, $40. Sharon Boyle, 20 Hillside Meadows Dr., Southampton, MA 01073. (# removed). If not available, leave message.
WANTED: Large multiband 1950's portables including Philco Transworld T-9, Magnavox AW-100, Hallicrafters Worldwide TW series. Ph/fax (# removed). Charles Combs, 508 E. Daniel, Albany, MO 64402.
WANTED: Toy crystal radios, walkie-talkies, pocket size transistor radios. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367. (# removed).
FOR SALE/TRADE: Candle TK1848, made in Japan, large 5 band portable. It is in very good playing condition. It plays on 4 D batteries or AC, $55 plus shipping. Paul Fulton, 711 Jacquelyn Rd., Westwood, NJ 07675. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Barlow 6T-180, black, $400. Toshiba 5TR-193, blue lace, $500. Standard SR-F22, ivory, $175. Realtone TR-803, turq, $125. Global GR-711, black, NIB, $250; White, NIB, $350. Toshiba 3TP-315, white/red, has problems, $175. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Audition tranistor radio, made in Japan, wood, looks like old wall telephone, working, $35 plus shipping. Thomas Burnside, 4838 S. Westhaven Dr., Jackson, MS 39209-4711. (# removed).
MESSAGE: I will be attending the Mid Atlantic Radio Meet held on June 12, 13, 14 in Laurel, MD. Please stop me and say hello, and also bring your transistor radios and crystal sets for me to buy. Marty Bunis, 32 West Main St., Bradford, NH 03221. Phone (# removed) please call after 8pm Eastern time. Fax (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
WANTED: Parts set, any condition acceptable for Nordmende Globe Traveller III, II, IV, chassis would be fine. Nordmende Globe Traveller IV not modified or messed with. Nordmende Transista Automatic C, 403KLC. Nordmende 5/603KC. Grundig Stereo Concert Boy 4000. Grundig Satellite 6001 parts set. Tuning capacitor or parts set for Schaub Lorenz touring T-60. Front end for RFT Transminda 6270. A decent black case & knobs for a Zenith 500H. Joseph Taiariol, Rear 413, 4th Ave., Jessup, PA 18434. (# removed), 6-9pm EST.
WANTED: GMK Boy's Radio pictured in Bunis 2 pg 109,
must be in vg condition and work, must be green, need not be the GMK just resemble
it. Marty Bunis, 32 West Main St., Bradford, NH 03221. Phone (# removed).
Fax (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Realtone Comet replica radio, 1960's styling with 1997 technology. AM/FM, uses 2AA. Colors, blue, green, red. Please send check/MO for $19.95 to: David Lyons, 52 Calais St., Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5420. (# removed). Price includes shipping within continental USA. Please allow 14-21 days for delivery.
WANTED: Empty boxes or clam shell cases for pre-1963 Sony transistor radios. Also transistor radio store displays and signs, any manufacturer. Glenn Carlo, 5440 N.E. 22 Terrace #9, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Toshiba 8TP-90, concentric grill, black w/dark brown case, radio and case in pristine condition, $800. Realtone TR806-1 Ultima in red camel colored leather case, Lane pg 90, near mint condition, $65. GE 675, ebony, Bunis I pg 72, gold printing is 50% worn, otherwise excellent condition, $85. GE P715D, Bunis I pg 73, vg, $25. Channel Master 6512, red, brown leather case, identical to 6514 in Bunis II pg 61, AM/SW, chip on top left, scratch on right, front grill and see through plastic are in excellent condition, $30. Channel Master 6509, red case, identical to 6516 in Bunis I pg 48 except 6 transistor, small chip top corner, small and displays very well, $30. Emerson 888 Pioneer, gray, Bunis II pg 85, missing gold metal speaker trim, $30. Individual photos available. David Edwards, 506 Argyle Terrace, Richmond, VA 23225. (# removed).
WANTED: Desperately looking for the following Sony radio parts or non working sets. For Sony CRF5090 Earth Orbiter, need AC cord, battery cover lid and tuning meter new or used. For Sony TFM8000W need a battery cover lid, telescopic antenna complete with mounting bracket. For Sony TFM1000W need battery holder, battery lid. All parts can be new or used. Used analog Sony shortwave radios wanted from 1965 to 1985. Top dollar paid. Ask for Khush, 1170 Kenny Drive, Yuba City, CA 95991. (# removed) after 9pm.
FOR SALE: I have a Futura transistor radio, it is a portable radio in a picture. The size is 12.5x 10.5. It is a bucking horse and rider in a picture frame. It takes 6 c size batteries. On the back it has the artist name Adam Styka. It has the original paper on the back. Bell Products company, division of Futura Mfg. Co., St. Louis 20, MO. Also stamped on the back is 210. It works. One knob on the side of the picture is missing, also a drop of it (it looks like glue) on hr front of the picture. I have a digital camera and can send you pictures. I have no idea of the worth . I do not like make offer. Whoever sends me e-mail that sounds like they would like it regardless of the price they offer will get it. Thanks. Bud Burleson, 518 23rd St. S.E., Salem, OR 97301. (# removed). Have a recorder. E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Zenith Royal 500, black, $30. Roy Lynch, 605 Deauville, Fort Worth, TX 76108.
BUYING/SELLING/TRADING: Mini and tiny transistor tape recorders, mics and radios. Minycorder 200, Webcor microcorder w/case/mic, Mayfair 1607, Grundig Niki, Starlite RA-11, Mastercraft Super Deluxe, Stellar RA-16 in box, GE M8000A, Ross Micro 200, Aiwa TP703, Craig 401, Craig 404, Alaron B-421. Plenty of mini mics for sale too, all from $5 to $50. Jon Golden, 16 Roundwood Rd., Newton, MA 02164. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Zenith Royal 7000-1, works well, minor cosmetic flaws, $150. 3000-1, new condition, with box/accessories, $200. Larry Gilbert, 2602 Amapola Drive, Davis, CA 95616. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Hoffman Solar RP706, bright red, excellent shape and plays well on the solar cells, pictured in Bunis II, $475. Bright blue Bulova in excellent condition, no model #, $45. Masterworks M2100TR, Galaxy III, excellent German portable, $15. Zenith Royal 500C, vg, no cracks or chips, $65. Global GR711, crack, $85. Trancel 7TM-312S, reverse painted, vg, $95. Realtone, no #, ex, bright green, $35. Lot of 5 ugly, older chipped transistor radios, $49. New in box radios: Dorsette, maroon, stylish box, $35. Krysler, ivory w/concentric grille, $50. Electra, reverse painted, $85. WANTED: Arvin 8576, Toshiba 8TP-90, Pearltone T888, Emerson 888 Explorers, new in box preferred. Donald M. Maurer, 29 South 4th St., Lebanon, PA 17042. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: 60's radio-related accessories, all made in Japan and issued from Lafeyette Radio Electronics or Olson Electronics in 1965. Philmore LM-100 lapel type crystal microphones, 1 1/2 inch round chrome plated finish on back die cast case with 5 foot cord and connector, have 4 for sale, these were for the little reel to reel tape machines, MOC, $8 each. Philmore LM-101s, same as above but has a white die cast base and MIP, $8. Philmore M-81 telephone pickup coils, MIP, w/instructions, $5 each. Calrad TC-1 telephone pickup coils, MIP, w/instructions, $5 each. Olson M-208, telephone pick up coils with 1/4 inch phone plug, MIP, $5. Unknown telephone P/U coils w/suction cup and connector, $3 each. Microphone cartridges: Olson M-210, 3/4 inch dynamic, MIB, $4. Olson M-211, 1 13/16 inch, MIB, $4. Olson M-215, magnetic mic, MIP, $3. Olson M-205, submini crystal, MIP, $3. Lafeyette PA-74, mini dynamic, MIB, $4. Earphones: in the ear type with frames, mint, $5 each. Transistorized modules, guitar amp, super bugging amp, phono pre-amp, fm wireless mic transmitter, ultra sensitive amp, Calrad 901, 4 transistor 3 watt audio amp, Lafeyette 19-0120 wireless baby nurse, and Olson TR-83 wireless mic w/pickup coil, all MIP or MOP, $8 each. NOVELTY radios FOR SALE: Avon SSS, pl 151, MIB, $20. Smurf, pl 158, vg, $8. Blabber Dollar, pl 211, MBC, $15. Blabber Mouth, pl 211, vg, $30. Cathedral 1932 antique radio by Windsor, pl 457, vg, $15, same MIB, $20. Coffee Cup and Saucer, pl 360, ex, $45. Gary Arnold, 615 Oak St., Marion, NC 28752. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: ITT 628, $20. Omegas 8 Deluxe, ivory, $20. GE P915D, black, w/case, $15. Electra Deluxe 8, red/ivory, w/case, $15. Zenith Royal 250, black, $20. Zenith Royal 500E, black, $35. Webcor 6 band WFM2069, parts set, $10. Arvin early transistor 65R58, brown leather, probably American made, $25. NOVELTIES from Breed book: #38 brown Stage Coach, BCM, $30. #178 Blabber Mouth, $20. #411 Windsor Jukebox, NIB, $20. #524 black Cube, $15. UPS extra. Victor Marett, 3201 N.W. 18 St., Miami, FL 33125-1837. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
ATTENTION: If you can send me your ads by e-mail I would appreciate it. The address is (email removed) Remember, ads are free (photos are only $4.00 each) and the ad deadline is noon on the 10th of each month. Please limit your ads to transistor related material.
FOR SALE: Emerson 888 Vanguard, turquoise, $65. Vanguard, gray, faded rocket, $50. Pioneer, gray, $50. Pioneer, black, $60. All above are in average to good condition. Zenith Royal 500, maroon, hand wired, missing battery cover, fair/good condition, $65. Maroon chassis #8CT40Z, 2 worn metal bezel some scratches including light name on back, $55. Black chassis #8CT40Z2, worn metal bezel, $60. Maroon chassis #7ZT40Z1, owl syle bezel, small corner chip, $55. Black chassis #8AT40Z2, long distance, $75. White chassis #8AT40Z2, long distance, $65. 2-white chassis 7ZT40, color faded, parts set, complete except missing stand on one, pair $50. Delco/Pontiac Sportable, fair, $50. Philco T-7-126, white, slight yellowing, good, $60. GE P806A, blue, $20. Shipping & handling extra. Bob Crockett, 212 Marmona Dr., Menlo Park, CA 94025. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Swinger Doll by Juliette, made in Japan, over
12 inches high, NIB, available in three different hair colors (blonde, brunette,
or black) and outfits, $110 each or all 3 for $300, ppd. Marty Bunis, 32 West
Main Street, Bradford, NH 03221. Phone (# removed) before 8pm EST, fax
(# removed), e-mail (email removed)
FOR SALE: Many transistor radios. Call or write for list and prices. David Boehm, 7338 Cannon Ct., West Chester, OH 45069. (# removed) before 9PM Central.
FOR SALE: Gulf Pride, ex, B&B 29, $30. XXX Beer, ex, B&B 142, $30. Pepsi, ex, B 349, $20. Welch's Grape Soda, faded, $25. Coors, ex, B 350, $25. Budweiser, ex, B 338, $25. Scottowels, B&B 204, ex, $50. Sunkist, MIB, B 340, $40. Seagrams, MIB, B 338, $30. Coke, MIB, B 346, $25. Ultra D, MIB, B&B 32, $40. Beanie Weenie, ex, $35. Pabst, MIB, B 371, $25. Canada Dry, MIB, B&B 109, $30. Campbell Soup, ex, tall can, B&B 53, $35. Delmontes Pineapple, vg, B 373, $50. Crayola Rocks, ex, $65. Buy 4 or more I pay UPS. Arnold Hornstein, 21 Golden Hill Ct., Baltimore, MD 21228. (# removed).
FOR SALE: Over 100 of the most attractive Japanese and
American transistor radios are featured in this fun, informative video. You'll
see these fabulous radios fill your TV screen for nearly two mind numbing hours.
Colorful boxes and advertising pieces featured too. Hosted by Roger Handy and
Eric Wrobbel, this tape has more transistor trivia, collecting tips and radio
chit-chat than most people could bear. A program list is included with brand
names and model numbers. VHS. $29.95 includes postage. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit
Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367. (# removed).
WANTED: Transistor radio collections. Will buy one or 1000. Need not be working. Prefer high end sets. Regular transistors or novelties. Marty Bunis, 32 West Main Street, Bradford, NH 03221. Phone (# removed) before 8PM EST. Fax (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Sony ICR-120, Bunis Transistor 2, black & chrome, with nice presentation case, charger, e/p, little e/p bag, medallion, missing batteries, $110. Viscount V-I-P model 602, Bunis Transistor 2, page 294, with see-through panel, black/white/silver/red, h/lower side corner, very handsome reverse plastic shirt pocket set, with leather carrying case, $95. Zephyr ZR-620, white, with hairlines, $65. Spica ST-600, Bunis Transistor 1, black/chrome, very nice, $40. Graymark Boy's Radio, just like Tama-Tone, Bunis Transistor 2, chips at corners, $29. Rocket crystal radio, red cone, black base, crack on cone, $65. Knight's Head novelty, with face, (2), $60 and $40. Toshiba 7TH-425, black, chipped volume knob, $95. WANTED: Battery door (trunk lid) for novelty Mickey driving or complete junker with good piece. All are plus shipping. Thanks. Lars Roose, 10100 Chapala Court NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. (# removed) evenings please.
FOR SALE: New guide features over 70 toy crystal radios
beautifully photographed in full color. Rockets, tiny table models, pocket models,
and novelties from 1929 to 1966. With model numbers, notes, and prices. $19.95
includes postage. Eric Wrobbel, 20802 Exhibit Court, Woodland Hills, CA 91367.
FOR SALE/TRADE OFFERS: Stantex pocket radio PC-200, 3 tubes, earphone only, made in Chicago, case good, A battery term corroded, very unusual little unit, first $75 takes it. Realistic 90LX661, multiband, ex, $15. Realtone TR970, chips, $25. Crosley Roamio, 6v car radio, works, $50. NOVELTIES: Campbell's Tomato Soup, AM/FM, MIB, never opened, $55. Spirit of St. Louis, large 1946 Wurlitzer Jukebox repro, MIB, $50. Bugs Bunny, B pl 71, MBC, fair, $15. Mickey Mouse, B pl 109, MBC, good, $15. Marlboro advertising radio, MIB, $30. Annie an Sandy, B pl 67, very rare, ex, $55. Steelers Football Helmet, good, $25. Gold Parr, B pl 378, ex, $40. Fleetwood Spaceball radio, exactly like the Weltron, just a different name on face, very 70s, large round white AM/FM stereo/8 track unit, weighs about 20 pounds, forerunner of today's boombox, very hard to find, works good and is in ex condition, $150. Coke Mini Cooler, B&B pl 216, MIB, $45. Baseball, ex, $20. Barbie in convertible, AM/FM, coral/blue, MIB, $50. Exxon Uniflow, ex, B pl 26, $60. Football Player, ex, B&B 525, $40. Spiderman, B pl 160, MBC, $15. Pound Puppy, B pl 130, ex, $15. Naughty Doll, ex, B pl 191, $70. Spirit of _76, B pl 231, good, $30. Ray-o-Vac, B pl 269, ex, $40. Tire, B&B 587, not working, NIB, $55. Eveready Classic, NIB, $35. Sentry Hardware, good, $35. Coor's Can, B pl 342, ex, $25. Stanley Powerlock, B pl 316, ex, $45. Pepsi Can, B pl 351, ex, $20. Heinz Ketchup, B pl 328, ex, $50. Pet Milk, B pl 374, NIB, $45. Welch's Grape Juice Can, B pl 354, ex, $30. Mickey/Minnie Music City, B pl 121, missing sign, otherwise NIB, $10. Power Ranger AM/FM Head, ex, $10. Amoco Gas Pump, B pl 283, $10. Big Bird Head, B pl 144, $10. Panda Bear, B pl 222, $20. Liberty Bell, B pl 514, $35. MIB units, 4 different styles, similar to B&B 452 & 453, different colors, choice $20 each or 2 for $35. Robot I-R-1-2, B pl 244, MBC, good, works, $25. Papermate Desk Set, NIB, no pen/opener, $25. Photorama radio, photo frame, MIB, $15. Computer AM/FM alarm, MIB, $40. Knight's Helmet, B pl 507, good, $10. Computer Mouse, FM/Scan, MIB, $15. Rest Room radio, B pl 496, GIB, $5. French Telephone, B pl 488, $15. Polaroid 600, B pl 179, $10. Raggedy Ann/Andy, B pl 131, MBC, $5. Jukebox, B pl 411, ex, $20. LOOKING FOR: Breed pl 460, Outboard Motor. Breed pl 252, IR4U Robot. Breed pl 161, Spiderman Head. Batman, B&B 353. Mighty Mouse on Cheese, B&B 387. Lunalit, B&B 612. All plus ship/handle, days 10am till 6pm EST. Dan Phelan, Consolidated Electronics, 2709 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY 14624. (# removed). Fax (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Collectors Guide To Transistor Radios, Second Edition, $16.95 (Canada add $3 shipping, US add $2 shipping). Collectors Guide to Novelty Radios, $18.95 (Canada add $4 shipping, US add $3 shipping) Collecting Transistor Novelty Radios, 1994 Price Update, $4.95. Marty Bunis, 32 West Main Street, Bradford, NH 03221. (# removed) before 8 PM EST. Fax (# removed) anytime. E-mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Send SASE for list of pocket and portable transistor radios that have been electronically restored and play like they did when they were new. Randy Hartge, 6612 North 90th Street, Omaha, NE 68122. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
WANTED: Early Sony transistor radios 1955-1963. I'm also interested in advertisements, leaflets, and service manuals, original or copy. Henry Bohlman, Birkenstieg 21, 22359 Hamburg, Germany. Phone (# removed), fax (# removed).
FOR SALE: Jet Stream JK29B, in box, Bunis 1 page 100, $20. Trancel T-11, hairline crack, small, $15. General Electric P-850C, Bunis 1 page 79, $20. Money Talks, in box, $35. Twix, in box, $35. Radio Shack 1.5v D Battery, missing battery cover, $15. Tony the Tiger, new in box, $35. Tide, new in box, $35. Blinking Dog, plate 245, $15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football Helmet, $30. Pete Naples, 3364 Tulip Drive, Bridgeport, MI 48722. (# removed) after 4 pm.
FOR SALE: Zephyr AR-600, gray, mint ex. for one small top chip, $175/offer or trade. Zenith R.275, works great! $30. Emerson 868, burgundy, $45. Sanyo "All-Wave" 8P-S2, white, missing band switch knob, $18. Bulova 290, gray, vg, $45. Motorola X25J, jade, $20. Silver 10TL-540, AM/FM/LW underpainted dial, $25. Admiral Y2221, $20. Electra vertical CP, red, w/flip lid clock, $20. 2tr. Boy's desk set radio, $35. RCA T-1JE, gray, $18. Unusual novelty wall hanging "watch style" radio with a real clock & a tuning window where the date window would be on a watch, $35. Jon Hall, 253 Spring Oaks Ln., Ruckersville, VA 22968. (# removed) LATE, fax (# removed), (email removed)
FOR SALE: Motorola 6X39A Weatherama, vg, some scratches on back $150. Toshiba 5TR-193 Lace, blue, vg, crack on front, back half & tuning knob, $175. Toshiba 7TP-352M, very small chip on bottom of set, ex condition, $75. Toshiba 7TP-352S, green/blue?, ex condition, no cracks, no chips, with case, $85. Bradford TR-1626, green, crack on top of set front, $65. NEC NT-620, black, 1 chip on bottom right corner, $65. Zephyr ZR-620, white, no cracks, no chips, vg, $75. Universal PTR-6213, black, no cracks/chips, ex, with case, $12. Zenith Royal 500L, black, vg, $45. All sets O.B.O. plus shipping. Martin Dzik, 412 Gregory Street, Schererville, IN 46375-2290. (# removed). Please call between 5:30pm-9:00pm weekdays, all day weekends. E-Mail: (email removed)
FOR SALE: Motorola 7X23E, $285; 6X32E, paint falling off, $40. Trancel TR80, red, 2 hairlines, with case, $95. Philco T7-126, ivory, $65. Pakette crystal radio, $125. Rocket crystal radio, red, with box, $125. Regency TR5-C, tan, vg, $55; TR5-C, p, $20; TR6, black, handle broken, vg, $55; TR6, tan, p, $20. Sony 2R-21, with case, earphone & strap, $35; TR1814, $10. Emerson 888s: Explorer: Dark green, vg, $125; white, g, $95; red, g, $95; red chipped Vanguard back, $45; black chipped, f, $65; turquoise, bad grill, $45. Pioneer: red, vg, $90; turquoise, chip, f, $35; black, crack, f, $35; black, f, needs cleaning, chip, $55; black, p, rust mildew, case good, $25; grey, b, broken case, $20. No Name white, crack, battery leakage, $20. Marconi 488, same as Pioneer, from Canada, crack, $35. Vanguard black, vg, $95; (2) black, cracks, $40; (2) grey, p, $20; (3) white, small cracks, $35; red small cracks, $65; turquoise, small cracks, $65. 988 Rambler, turquoise, chip, $35; white, vg, $65; white, chip, 9v conv, $25; black, chip, $25. Emerson 555, red/gold, g, $45; grey/white, vg, $55; white/gold, melt on grill, $25. 911 Eldorado, black, crack $20; red, crack, $20. 977 Falcon, black, vg, leather case, $35. Zenith Royal 500, 7ZT40Z1, (3), black, f, $35. Royal 500 Deluxe, (4), 8AT40Z2, maroon, vg, name scribed on case & side gold, $55; maroon, f, $35; white with white battery holder, f, $40. Royal 500D (2), 8AT40Z, black, crack, f, $35; maroon, scratched, $45. Royal 500E, (3), 8CT40Z2, reddish/orange & white, p, $20; maroon, $35; black, f, $35. Royal 500E-1, 8KT40Z2, actually model R500YE1, f, $45. Royal 200, f, 7AT48Z2, $20. Royal 275Y, 7CT40Z2, $25; 7CT40Z7, corroded, $10; both black/white. Royal 400J, 7GT40Z2, chip, $10. Royal 705, leather, 7MT45Z9, $15. Super-Eighty 8 transistor, similar to Royal 500, white, chipped, made in USA, $20. GE P-808H, white, with case/battery, $10. Westinghouse H790P6, cameo beige/chestnut brown, f, $22. Minivox RR-34B clock radio, with case, p, $25. Electra Little Tiger VHF converter, $20. Coronet Boy's Radio, blue, no telescope antenna, $25. Everplay 6 transistor, rechargeable, with battery, vg, $30. Ross RE210, in box, g, $35. Zenith Super Royal hearing aid, $20. NOVELTIES: Teacher's Highland Cream, vg, works, $65. Coke Machine 2001, AM/FM, $45. Tom Murray, 3177 Latta Road #409, Rochester, NY 14612. Phone/fax (# removed). E-Mail: (email removed)
SERVICES: Keep this ad handy for future use! I can repair your favorite AM transistor radio to play like it did when it was new. Twenty seven years experience in radio repair. Minimum $20, maximum $35 plus shipping. If unable to be repaired, radios will be sent back prepaid. Randy Hartge, 6612 North 90th Street, Omaha, NE 68122. (# removed). E-mail: (email removed)
WANTED: Realtone TR-870 "Satellite." George Kaczowka, 23 Hillside Avenue, Boylston, MA 01505. Phone (# removed) before 9pm eastern. E-mail: (email removed)
Crystal Radios from the 50s and 60s
Rockets, Airplanes, Pens, Watches, Mini-Table Raidos, Disasteradios, and other unusual styles.
Prefer with box, but will consider just the radio.
Marty Bunis, 32 West Main Street, Bradford, NH 03221.
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Upcoming Radio Meets
June 12-14, Laurel, MD. MAARC Radioactivity '97. For more information ontact Steve Snyderman (# removed)
July 11-13, Lansing, MI. Michigan Antique Radio Club Extravaganza. For
more information e-mail (email removed)
August 6-9, Elgin, IL. Antique Radio Club of Illinois Radiofest '97. For more information contact Jeff Aulik, 1708 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL 61107. (# removed) evenings.
August 9, Amherst, NY. NFWA/AWA annual radio meet. For more information contact Larry Babcock (# removed).
September 3-6, Rochester, NY. AWA Annual Conference. For more information contact Bruce Roloson (# removed).