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Freed Eisemann FE-15

The Freed Eisemann FE-15 was a battery powered TRF (Neutrodyne) AM broadcast band set manufactured in 1925. I’ve done the preliminary work on the chassis and stripped/refinished the case so far. Some of the wire wound resistors will need replaced and the tube sockets have splits in the side shells which will also need fixed. […]

Atwater Kent 10C Model 4700

A few years back I had the opportunity to help with an estate liquidation/cleanup that was rather interesting. The deceased was a retired electrical engineer (Caterpillar), and having lived through the Great Depression saved every scrap of electrical/electronic gear he could get his hands on. After he passed away a big majority of the stuff […]

Atwater Kent Model 85 Restoration

I acquired this radio a few years back and have since started the restoration process. This is their second console superheterodyne radio. Due to RCA trying to corner the market on superhets all the other companies up until 1930 such as AK, to that date had made only TRF’S or tuned radio frequency sets. It […]