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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 6:53:38 PM on 28 January 2020.
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 Location: Lakes Entrance, VIC
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Hi all. Just obtained from a lady sorting out her grand aunts estate. In excellent condition. Minor faults on varnish polished. Have not done any check of the electrics yet. Even has instruction manual. I am asking for advice as to what year? Lady I dealt with felt maybe 1957?? Any help would be great..Will keep you posted.

Precedent 3 in 1


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 10:39:23 PM on 28 January 2020.
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If it was made in the first few years of television in Australia it'll only have ten channels. I think channels 0, 5A and 11 were added around 1961 or 1962.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 5:10:45 PM on 29 January 2020.
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Photo uploaded.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 8:14:25 PM on 29 January 2020.
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1957 is close. It looks like a 1958 Continental Model 230.

What does the instruction booklet say?

Both TV & radio chassis will have a model code and service information is available.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 11:11:19 PM on 29 January 2020.
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Precedents are a particular favourite of mine. Simple but well engineered and built, for a budget design.

The usual caveats for a pre-early-60s TV - paper caps and possibly electros - apply. AW Jackson mainly used Ducon passives and Philips valves so good component quality for the time. Transformers etc. were made in-house, using nylon bobbins and polyester wire pretty much before anyone else did, so they are reliable. They are fairly easy to work on too.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 12:14:44 AM on 30 January 2020.
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Looks to be in very good condition. I don't suppose too many of those are to be found today.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 12:57:00 PM on 30 January 2020.
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That looks like it came out of a time machine!
I hope the CRT has good emission as that set is worthy of a full restoration.
A very good get.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 8:23:19 PM on 30 January 2020.
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Hello Oldtvmelb,

Take a look at the link below, it may help you.

Cheers,

G.

https://collection.maas.museum/object/259811


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 9:43:19 AM on 31 January 2020.
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 Location: Lakes Entrance, VIC
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Thanks for all the comments.. Anyone know where I could get hold of circuit diagram?


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 10 · Written at 10:54:37 AM on 31 January 2020.
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I'll have the schematic/s.

I'll need the chassis codes for both TV & radio section.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 11 · Written at 11:09:52 AM on 31 January 2020.
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They are rubber stamped onto the chassis with black ink. Often semi-legible.

I too have schematics for the TV but not the radio.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 12 · Written at 8:25:41 PM on 7 May 2020.
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I have one of these in blondevery nice love my precedents


 
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