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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 1:21:21 PM on 20 June 2017.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
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I picked this 1958? PHILIPS up a while back .It was in an Attic over in Arncliffe.
I may Restore it one day ,I tend to buy these things when they come up if I can, with Dreams of grandeur down the track.!

It has all the classic things I like in a vintage TV. Eg, splad legs, speaker on the side , knobs on the side,
Note the channel indicated at the botton of the screen.
This model also has hexagon legs and is the only philips I have in my 50s TV collection. .
It needs a bit of veneer work on top but an easy repair thank goodness as veneer is now about $200 bucks a sheet , but I dont need too replace it on this set.
I paid $100 for this set and I'm happy enough with that.But I'm not getting much restoring done on my jobs lately between the kids and the crappy weather
Anyway have look and let me know what ya think.
Pete

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 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 2:05:51 PM on 20 June 2017.
Tallar Carl's avatar
 Location: Latham, ACT
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Gee woodwork wise that looks pretty straight forward I bet your looking forward to getting your teeth into that.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 2:39:33 PM on 20 June 2017.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
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Hello Carl,
Yes Ive always loved working with veneers.
This one is pretty good and is only lifting a bit from the Top so I have a bit of wax and blue tape on it until it gets Restored, but it will be way down the track somewhere because I'm in the middle of laying Qld Walnut on a Radiogram here that I'm Restoring.
That Philips TV is a good old fashion Oil Varnish finish.
Pete
Ps what happen to winter?
No heater on yet😊


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 3:02:02 PM on 20 June 2017.
Ian Robertson's Gravatar
 Location: Belrose, NSW
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Happy to get the chassis running for you Pete.
EHT cage is missing, other than that it looks good. Hope the CRT is good....


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 3:10:19 PM on 20 June 2017.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
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G day Ian,hope ya well.
Ive not seen this model before but I imagine you know this model??
Are they a good Chassis?
It certainly has that 50s look you and I like.
You're like me and just love to work on these old things
Thanks Ian
Pete

UP DATE,
The CRT was Replaced in 1972 and the sticker is still on it,
The company name is a bit hard to read ,but it appears to say Aerco?
The date 1972 is very clear

The only numbers I can find on the chassis are
1/ green label 13566

Chassis stamped 06091


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 12:58:55 AM on 21 June 2017.
MonochromeTV's avatar
 Location: Melbourne, VIC
 Member since 20 September 2011
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Hi Pete.

Your Philips is a model 21TT307 from late 1957.

I'm curious about what kind of mechanism drives the channel indicator.

Philips 21TT307 21CT308 21CT308-01 Circuit Diagram


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 9:42:35 AM on 21 June 2017.
Ian Robertson's Gravatar
 Location: Belrose, NSW
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Channel indicator you mean?

I remember those! There was a spring-loaded plastic strip behind the hole in the bottom of the mask with a lamp behind it. A length of dial cord went via a pulley to a drum on the tuner shaft and the tuner was locked off with a screw in the back so you couldn't rotate it beyond 360 degrees.

The whole arrangement never lasted longer than 6 months or a year at the most!


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 1:09:33 PM on 21 June 2017.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
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Hello Monochrome,
Once again your on the ball with specifications and model numbers for peoples projects and I for one appreciate it , thanks
As for that channel indicator, I have no idea how it is set up and its behind the chassis somewhere. Ive not worked on this set ,,Ian Robertson would know that set up and how it works

Pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 11:10:13 PM on 22 June 2017.
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Circuit diagram uploaded to Post 6.


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Brad.

A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 10 · Written at 5:08:54 PM on 4 July 2017.
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 Location: Werribee South, VIC
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Nice set. If the Tube is o/k it should come up very well. It has a very stock standard valve line up for that period so getting bits won't be an issue. I much prefer the 50's sets to the 60's ones. They have more timber and less plastic and just look nicer. You can work with timber but once plastic is broken it is much harder to put right. I'm still looking for the right spindly legs for my 56 Pye W101A.

Cheers. Ian T.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 11 · Written at 8:12:29 PM on 4 July 2017.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
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.Irext
Hi Ian , good to see you here, I"m restoring the cabinet on line here and Ian Robertson will be having a look at the crt and chassis to see if it has in possibly of working again . We are doing this project together for some fun.
Heres the link if your interested in having a look.

https://vintage-radio.com.au/default.asp?f=14&th=29

Ps if I find some legs I will keep them for you.
All the best pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 12 · Written at 10:28:56 AM on 7 July 2017.
Irext's Gravatar
 Location: Werribee South, VIC
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 Member #: 1981
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Thanks Pete. I was given some legs from a coffee table which I thought could do the job but after looking at an original sales photo of the set it is obvious that they are not long enough. They need to have that spindly look to be authentic. If you stumble across any appropriate legs that would be awesome.

Cheers : Ian T.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 13 · Written at 12:34:07 PM on 7 July 2017.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Cromer, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
 Member #: 1919
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The Length of the Leg is 330mm,
If I had a Lathe, I could of Turned some up for you, Using mine as the Template.
Pete


 
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