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Restored Radio's and  Misc. Projects
This is just a place to throw items that don't fit anywhere else!

Perikon Detector
(Reproduction of type)

This is a Perkon crystal radio detector I made just for fun.
It is machined from solid brass on a lathe.
It has replaceable "cups" so you can change to different minerals and wires.
Steel wire, Phosphor Bronze wire, Galena crystal, Iron Pyrite, Bornite or Peacock Ore, and Zincite
are what I use, but Carborumdum, Silicium, or Molybdenite can also be used.

Pacent Detector Stand Number 30

You can build this detector stand. For some help
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The RCA Balanced Armature 100B Loud Speaker Unit

This is a RCA 100B Loud Speaker (I wouldn't call it loud by today's standards)
It is an early 1900's speaker. Some of the early units were Balanced Armature units.






Stand about 4" tall !!!

Fully functioning speaker, but will hardly run on a crystal set.
Made for tube radios.

My Next Projects
Old Crystal Radio. Not sure if home-brew from the 1920's or a "factory" radio.

I think I have my work cut out for me. Stay "tuned"!!

I hate to touch this home-brew. An old loose coupler found in a barn in 1999 in Ohio.
It still runs very good! Good DX also.
The Pacent model 30 (original not reproduction) is what goes with this radio.

Other Restored Items

Left to right
Automatic Electric 1920's candlestick telephone
Ericsson 1920'2 candlestick telephone
Lemco crystal radio (back) & Hamburg Brothers crystal radio (front)
RCA 100B loud speaker early 1900's

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