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Old 04-12-2010, 04:59 AM
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Well, I had a lot of fun; but, am worn out and about to find the bed.

I'll post pictures tomorrow; but, I came home with a "last gasp" Sylvania B&W console, a hybrid PB color console, A Zenith 25" flat chassis SS console, A Philco Roundie console on a swivel base, a Sylvania roundie in a black metal cabinet, a '70 21" RCA color console on legs with the hang tag that was likely never sold, a 13" steel cabinet PB color set, a Truetone tube console stereo, a small 9" Sylvania AC/DC B&W, and I bought that blonde Zenith from the shop owner.

We pulled out of SC around 9 AM this morning. Dan (CTC17) headed for LA and Ryan (Audubon) and myself headed for MS. Since we were pulling a trailer, we had to take alternate routes at slower speeds. I think it was around 11:30 PM when we got to my house in MS. We unloaded my stuff off of the trailer and visited with Ryan and his wife for a while before they headed back to New Orleans.

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Old 04-12-2010, 08:11 AM
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Just got home - 22 hours on the road (with a 3 hour stop in Meridian.)

I took/bought
a six foot long Packard Bell console stereo,
a c.1967 Packard Bell color console,
a late-70's Sylvania B&W console,
an early 60's Truetone B&W console,
an early-70's 15" RCA color portable,
an early-70's GE Porta-Color II solid state
an early 60's Philco 19" B&W,
a late-70's Zenith 19" B&W similar to the one I've been looking for,
two Sylvania portable turntables with magnetic carts,
a GE Wildcat,
two cheapie rabbit ears in the boxes,
two last-gasp V-M turntables,
a Glaser-Steers GS-77 ,
probably something else I'm forgetting
and a glider rocker my wife liked.

And yes, I plan to go back one day. There was a '74 Teledyne (sans the Packard Bell label) console I had no room for, and a weirdo tabletop Motorola Quasar with the cabinet antennas and UHF deleted from the factory.

I'll post some pictures this evening and try to start writing a story about this insanity!

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Old 04-12-2010, 10:19 AM
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Glad you guys got home safe! Looks like one hell of a score! Congrats on a job well done
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:31 PM
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There was an oddball 19" Sharp remote color tube set from the early '70's that I almost grabbed; but, ran out of room on the trailer. There are still several Zenith CCII consoles left as well as at least one Zenith flat chassis solid state set. I brought home one Zenith (25EC58 ?) flat chassis console and there was another 25DC57 flat chassis console that I twisted Dan's arm into taking. There was also a '76 Sylvania TV/stereo combo that I pulled out to take; but, ran out of room on the trailer. And, what all three of us brought home was only a small dent as to what's in that place.
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Old 04-12-2010, 02:19 PM
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There were also several late-70's & early 80's NOS Sylvania GT-Matic and Supersets, a large GE Performance Series Console, several hybrid Packard Bell consoles & tabletops, heck, it's hard to remember - there was so much it becomes a blur...

Lots of nice late GTE/early NAP Sylvanias though.

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Old 04-12-2010, 02:25 PM
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...several early 80's NOS Sylvania GT-Matic and Supersets...
Would have been all over these. I was just going to ask if any of the 80's sets got saved. Since no one seems to save them, I bet they'll be very rare someday.
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Old 04-12-2010, 03:10 PM
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late 70s sylvania?love to have an e 45 or 48 set.if anyone has one,please let me know!
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Old 04-12-2010, 04:25 PM
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That Sylvania B&W console that I brought back was made in March, 78. It has snow and audio with a bright CRT. It's actually a nice B&W for such a late model.

There were many of those E45/E48 Sylvania's from the late '70's and some had the black faced CRT. Would have brought one or two back had I had the space. There was also a "D" series hybrid Sylvania console with the slide controls. I can't remember if that one stayed or went back to LA with Dan. There was also another Sylvania console with doors that looked to be from the late '60's or early '70's.
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Old 04-12-2010, 08:20 PM
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OK, here's what I brought home with some minor details. I will devote seperate threadss to these items as I have time to work on them.

Zenith C835E AM/FM radio.


Packard-Bell portable B&W


The one on the left is a steel cabinet PB portable color set. Made in Japan - June, '73.
The right one is a PB B&W portable from '72. Actually a rebadged GE. The two small sets on the top are Sony micro TV's that Dan brought from LA to give me.


'78 Sylvania B&W 23" console with lighted dials. There were two of these sets and Ryan took one home with him and I took this one.


Hybrid PB color console. Tested and is dead.


Philco roundie swivel base console. CRT test good but there is a note on the back that says "bad yoke"


Inside of the Philco


Sylvania steel cabinet roundie. Has audio and raster. CRT is strong.


'70 RCA 21" console. CTC38. Has audio and snow. This set has a hang tag like it would be a new TV; but, I can tell that it's had some use by looking at the chassis and it has some non-RCA tubes. Possibly, this was a display set that was on all day and needed repairs along the way.


'74 Zenith 25EC58 flat chassis SS console. Has audio, HV, and no raster.


Chassis in the Zenith.


Sylvania tube color console.


Inside of the Sylvania. As you can see, the convergence components are laying loose in the cabinet.


Early '70's 9" Sylvania AC/DC portable. Appears to work.


Early '60's Truetone tube stereo. Uses a single ended EL84 based amp. Built by Wells-Gardner with an Admiral built record changer.
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Made out like a bandit! Some very nice sets there.
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Old 04-12-2010, 09:26 PM
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Here's my stash - wish I had room to take back more, but very pleased with my new toys

A not often seen black GE Wildcat from 1973 - works fine, needs new cart - amp board was made in Ireland!


Two early/mid 70's Voice-Of-Music changers I've been searching for - one badged "Teledyne" - one works, both need headshells


'69 Truetone EIS-1015A-96 B&W console - smoker's set and very dirty inside, but powers up with a raster, tuner needs work


Mid-late 60's Sylvania Exponent 4/30 changer - I also have a 4/20 model


c.1967 Packard Bell RPC-54 stereo - 71 inches long - won't power on



1974 RCA 14" ES334W CTC-51K - no HV


early 60's Philco B&W - works, needs filter cap


GE Porta-Color II - c.1972 - QA chassis - did not try, found with the cabinet off



Sylvania MZ6097P B&W console - late 70's - brand spankin' new and works as such! Still has $399 price tag.


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Old 04-12-2010, 09:27 PM
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A Glaser-Steers GS-77 - underside is like new - VERY happy to find this!


Garrard changer


c.1976 Zenith G2040W - 19GB1 chassis - works but picture seems weak


1966-67 Packard Bell CSW503 Color Console - it works!!!


BSR changer


NOS Rabbit Ears


302 style Telephone


P-B CRT box - opened it and it was a 23KP4 inside, don't know if it's any good, but I wanted a 23MP4. C'est la vie.

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Old 04-12-2010, 09:29 PM
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Holy Cow!

Nice sets, all of them.

Those 2 Sylvania sets are sweet, and the CTC38.

Congratulations on such great finds to those whose who braved the trip.

Did I read somewhere that you are going to chronicle the trip - a story/picture book or an e-zine article here on VK would be fantastic!
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Old 04-12-2010, 09:38 PM
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I'd like to take my time writing up a story using all the pictures Dan took while we were there. I was too busy looking & loading and never took my camera out the van!
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Old 04-12-2010, 09:44 PM
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Those late-70's Sylvania B&W consoles actually look pretty fancy compared with the picutres of other last-gasp B&W consoles that I've seen. I'll bet not very many of those were made or sold! (especially at a price of $399 !)

Speaking of Sylvania, those Exponent-series portable phonographs were really top-notch for that type of equipment. Decent changers, magnetic cartridges, and surprisingly good speakers.
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