RE: [midatlanticretro] OT vintage TV emergency rescue (TONIGHT!)
I don’t collect vintage TV’s but I’ve always wanted a vintage console TV and stereo. I say get it while you can, LOL.
--- On Wed, 5/26/10, m <msimonsmail@...> wrote:
> I'm not sure where else to turn... I'm trying toI would go out and get it - but then again, I've got a real soft spot for televisions. :)
> decide whether or not I should go rescue this vintage
> 1949/1950 television in a nice wood case or not.
> Basically, it's either tonight, or never. (in other words,
> it's out in the trash for tomorrow's pickup..)
> Or does anybody have Antique Trader's TV and Radio priceEh.. Price guides for this stuff don't usually mean anything. TV's inherently aren't worth much, even to antique dealers. Collecting old TV's is not a hobby about money - it's about fun. The only sets that are worth money are the exceptionally early/rare sets.
> Guide and can look it up for me?
> It's very attractive but the logistics of rescuing it are aYou should try. It would be a fun project. I, for one, love old TV's. Fixing them is a lot of fun. Philcos of that era were pretty well made, aside from the fact that they're always infested with those *horrible* black striped capacitors. But, they're usually pretty easy to work on.
> bit hard for me, and I don't know