Rare Ducretet-BR6 Valve Radio with Phono input, original Loop antenna and Philips DE speaker, brillant condition circa 1927 - with a WWII history. This Vintage Radio is in top condition, it is over 90yrs old, it is complete and it looks fantastic. Sale comprises of the following 3 items. BR6 - Superhetrodyne (4V heaters, 80V HT).
Front pannel mounted ¼ Jack socket. 41 cm x D 26 cm x H 28 cm, weight approx 5kg.Complete, Original, Excellent, Extremely good. GO (LW), MO (MW P1), PO (MW P2). 3-way band switch is working correctly. Original 1920s connecting cables come with the.
Antenna - these are also in good working order. Some previous signs of corrosion to the nickle.Plating is visible on the boom arms, but. Bench tests provided the following results. Between the two antenna connection points. PO=1.6 Ohms MO=4.7 Ohms GO=16.0 Ohms. H=92 cm x W=61 cm x Base diameter= 8 20 cm, weight-2kg. Art Deco - Louis Kalff - round. Good fully working - original condition.
Original speaker wiring is in very good condition. Bench test showed the impedance is 1k7 Ohms.
H=38 cm x W= 37 cm x D= 15 cm, weight=2kg. The radio is in extremely good condition it is completely original having spent most of its life hidden away in the mayors attic for many years.Not wanting to give up his pride and joy the mayors father hid the radio in the attic when the Germans invaded France during WWII. After the war the family obtained a more modern mains operated radio and the Ducretet remained. In the attic until by chance I mentioned to the mayor that I collected old radios. The chassis is polished wood and still looks magnificent, the case is in superb condition and everything is correct. The Radio comes with its original rotating, switchable Ducretet Loop antenna supporting 3-bands PO (MW-2), MO(MW-1) and GO (LW), the antenna still functions correctly selecting the required band when needed and rotates smoothly when turned. The Speaker is an Art Deco - Louis Kalff - round bakelite Phillips DE. 14 (36cm) also in very good condition.
This has to be one of the best vintage Ducretet radio combinations available today.. Details of the the mayor will only be given to the final purchaser (If required). Collection can be arranged close to Chaumont (52), France.
It may also be possible to collect at Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, UK. The item "Rare Ducretet-BR6 Valve Radio with Phono, original Loop antenna and Philips Spk" is in sale since Monday, February 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Radio, Television & Telephony\Radio Collectables\Tube & Valve Radios". The seller is "radiomusee" and is located in cote d'or.
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