[AMRadio] Breezeshooter's Hamfest June 6th

Mark Foltarz Foltarz at rocketmail.com
Fri Jun 11 19:59:39 EDT 2004

And of course there was that pretty nice Scott 800B that ended up in my VW!



> Boatanchors seen
> SX-28 $150 kind of ratty unsold
> Drakes of all descriptions--saw many--mostly or all unsold
> Drake TR-7 with VFO, PS, and accessories--$650 unsold
> Heathkit Comanche sold
> Heathkit AR-3s, several, sold
> Heathkit Seneca--painted blue!
> Heathkit Lunchboxes--various around $20 each
> National NC-57s--$75 and $50
> Multi-Elmac AF-67 with AC PS--$75 (bought this one--it is gorgeous)
> Hallicrafters SX-25 Defiant with repainted speaker--$225
> Hallicrafters S-36 in great shape $225
> National Military RAO--beautiful--$225
> NC-183D--$210 sold
> EFJ Viking I with VFO--very clean--$250
> National NC-300
> GRC-9 with dyno PS and other accessories--$350 sold
> R-392 with HB PS looking good--$250 unsold
> Lots of antique wooden radios, consoles, cathedrals, etc.
> Antique wooden wall phones--$250 each
> Not much military stuff at all
> Not as much old test gear as I am used to seeing--just a few 
>   old tube Tripletts, HPs and Hickoks. Saw no Hickok tube testers.
> Is it just me, or has the older, blue-face Eico test gear vanished from
>    the hamfest scene? Saw none.
> One of the antique radio vendors had a large load of older, pre-octal
>   NOSB tubes and sold the whole lot for one price the moment he opened his 
>   truck. It would have been fun to go through that pile. I did not hear
>   the price. 
> Other Tubes: 4-400s $75 each, 809's $15 each, VT-4C $90 each
> I spent probably $80 on a great selection of NOSB boatanchor parts from
> Millen, National, 
>    Hammarlund and all the right brand names. Along with the used parts I
> picked up, 
>    the N3RHT junkbox had a very good day.
> Saw Dave Knepper and his wife. Also saw Mark Folartz and several other AMers
> and 
>   collectors. They generally set up as a group in one corner of the
> fairgrounds.
> The morning went by in a blip and I was sad to see it go. 
> 73, Don Merz, N3RHT
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