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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 2:53:45 PM on 31 October 2013.
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 RSH
 Location: Brisbane, QLD
 Member since 31 October 2013
 Member #: 1440
 Postcount: 7

I am a newbie to the Vintage Radio / Gramophone collection.

I purchased not so long back a 1925 DECCA Gramophone. I fell in love with the sound from the old 78"s played. It needs some work done to bring it up to forma glory but that will be a project for later on.

The one I wish to start now is a beautiful Philips Glidomatic RF 8 I was given by a family member.

I already have the schematics for this so the electronics should not be an issue (family member has been in radio and electronics for 40+ years and used to working with these older radio's)..lucky for me..

However what I am trying to track down if someone may own one of the above. I need a good quality picture of the right hand dial plate with all it's writing / logo's on it. (the plate has the words Glidomatic / Music Studio / and the Philips Logo) I need to get a new screen print made and require a quality picture so I can get it reproduced. My partner does graphic design so my hope is we can reproduce it in Adobe CS6. (The model I have the background is black, and all the writing logo's are in white)


Can anyone also please advise if there are antique radio clubs in the Brisbane area. I would like to join up, as my farther has a few old radios as well to be brought back to life.

Any help would be appreciated.



 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 3:01:20 PM on 31 October 2013.
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 Location: NSW
 Member since 10 June 2010
 Member #: 681
 Postcount: 1038

Welcome to steam radio.

You could try

Historical Wireless Society of South East Queensland

http://www.hws.org.au/.

PS reference to Glidomatic here:

http://vintage-radio.com.au/default.asp?f=2&th=189.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 3:06:40 PM on 31 October 2013.
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 RSH
 Location: Brisbane, QLD
 Member since 31 October 2013
 Member #: 1440
 Postcount: 7

Thank you STC830

I will look into HWS.


 
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