Tag Archives: 1934

1934 RCA Victor T4-8A Bluetooth Upgrade

From Rain City Audio: This was an interesting little project which came through the shop, a 1934 RCA Victor T4-8A cathedral radio. This radio had been fully restored, down to the bare metal of the chassis and completely re-wired by … Continue reading

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1934 Weston Capacity Meter Model 664 Repair

Here’s another project I just finished at Rain City Audio:

This 1934 Weston Capacity Meter/AC Voltmeter was used to measure capacitors and the output of transformers for experimentation and troubleshooting. It only needed a good cleaning and one component replaced to fire right up and make some measurements. Continue reading

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A Most Convoluted 1934 Philco 66B Antique Radio Repair

Recently, I took in a beautiful Philco 66B for repair. Manufactured in 1934, this chassis ended up in several different models – a couple of tombstones, a cathedral, and at least two console radios. They’re all 5-tube radios with the … Continue reading

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First Look: 1934 GE M-125 Radio

I was lucky enough to find a very rare, high-end radio for sale on Craigslist and jumped on it as quickly as I could. This particular one is the 1934/35 General Electric model M-125, their highest end offering for that … Continue reading

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New Arrival: 1934 Simplex Model P Dual Band Radio

I was cruising eBay randomly the other day and made an incredibly lucky find…a 1934 Simplex Model P Dual Band tombstone radio had just been listed. I have a pretty low maximum that I’m willing to pay for any radio, … Continue reading

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