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hpr2614 :: My 1948 Truetone D1835 Tube Radio

I talk about my "new" 1948 D1835 Tube-powered radio.

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Hosted by Jon Kulp on 2018-08-09 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Vintage audio, legacy technology, radio, antiques.
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The 1948 Truetone D1835 Tube Radio

I recently bought a vintage tube powered radio at an estate sale and in this episode I talk about it and let you hear it. Click the image to view my Flickr pictures.

1948 Truetone Tube Radio

Watch A video showing the radio in action!


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Comment #1 posted on 2018-08-09T14:08:39Z by hammerron

Tube Radio Show

What an awesome looking radio. You brought back several memories for me. I vaguely remember my dad having an old stand up unit in his barn/workshop. I had several push button channel selectors. Also, I once had a table top tube am radio with a clock (about the size of a toaster). Then lastly, your station playing "Dark Lady" Wow, I had that on a 45 (if anyone remembers those kind of recordings. Thank you Jon for the memories!

Comment #2 posted on 2018-08-11T19:14:18Z by Jon Kulp

Tube clock radios

So glad you enjoyed this. Once you start looking around on the internet at vintage tube radios you find that there are TONS of these things, and the photo galleries are serious eye candy if you like mid-century modern industrial design. They also have lots of tube-powered clock radios like you described. Wish I had the money and the space to start collecting these things!

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