[AMRadio] FS: 224, 45, 10Y Tubes And Many Headphones


kc7hkp at comcast.net kc7hkp at comcast.net
Wed Dec 13 23:15:25 EST 2006


Hi Don, I am trying to bring back to life a Hammerlund SP-600. It says i need a 8000 ohms set of headphone according to the manual
do you have a set in good condition ?

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KC7HKP 
George Yazzolino 
14801 NE 20th Circle 
Vancouver, Wa. 98684 
Grid CN-85 
kc7hkp at arrl.net

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Don Merz <n3rht at yahoo.com> 

> For Sale: Tubes and Headphones. 
> 
> TUBES 
> 
> Four 224 Globe-shaped tubes, One Zenith, one 
> Silvertone and Two Crosley BLUE made by Arcturus. 
> These all test good. All 4: $30 plus $8.60 priority 
> flat rate box mailing with tracking. 
> 
> Three 45 tubes in ST-shaped bulbs. One Raytheon tests 
> like new. Two RCA test just good, not strong. All 3: 
> $25 plus $8.60 priority flat rate box mailing with 
> tracking. 
> 
> One 10Y tube in ST-shaped bulb, Sylvania JAN, tests 
> like new. The 10Y is equivalent to an 801 and was used 
> as the driver in the BC-375 and -191 WWII 
> transmitters. It can also replace a type 10 in your 
> Hartley or golden ears amplifier with no changes. $15 
> plus $8.60 priority flat rate box mailing with 
> tracking. 
> 
> HEADPHONES: Classic headphones from the 1920’s era of 
> early broadcast radio. Some uncommon headphones are in 
> this group. I can get about 3 pairs of headphones in 
> one flat rate box. A single pair would probably be 
> $5.50 or so parcel post with tracking. 
> 
> Delta brand made in Marion, Indiana, with chrome ear 
> pieces and nice cloth headband. But the cloth cord is 
> unraveling and there is an unoriginal 1/4 inch phone 
> plug on the end of it. $8 
> 
> O’Brunet made in Paris, with lots of problems. Metal 
> headband has unoriginal adjustment nut on one side. 
> Bakelite earpieces are cracked and falling apart. The 
> aluminum back of the earpieces has corrosion that 
> needs cleaned off. The original rubber cord is in good 
> shape but it has a US WWII PL-55 plug on the end. 
> Earpieces marked 2000 ohms. $6 
> 
> PAL Trademark headset with nice cloth headband. 
> Earpieces need heavy cleaning. No cord at all. $6 
> 
> Connecticut Telephone and Telegraph headset with 
> leather-covered metal headband in good condition and 
> chrome earpieces that need cleaned. Cloth cord is in 
> nice shape but has unoriginal 1/4 inch phone plug at 
> the end. Rare headphones. $19 
> 
> Tower “Little Spitfire” headset. Metal on earpieces 
> has light corrosion and needs cleaned. Cloth cord with 
> pin jacks is mildly unraveling in spots. Classic early 
> SWL headphones that were highly regarded at the time. 
> $12 
> 
> Western Electric 209W with nice cloth headband and 
> poor cloth cord with pin jacks. Metal on earpieces 
> needs polished. $10 
> 
> Pennsylvania Type B made by Hamburg Brothers in 
> Pittsburgh. Small chip. Cloth headband is good. 
> Earpieces are good. Cloth cord is good but not 
> attached to earpieces and tiny nuts to make 
> connections may be missing. $10 
> 
> Kellogg S&S Co. Model 82-A Black paint on earpieces 
> largely scuffed off. Good cloth headband. Cloth cord 
> unraveling at earpieces but otherwise good. Quality 
> headset. $10 
> 
> Murdock #56. Earpieces need cleaned. Cloth cord is 
> unraveling at earpieces. Canvas covering is coming off 
> of headband wires. Famous headset. $8 
> 
> HEADSETS BELOW ARE ALL $5 EACH. These all have pin 
> jacks unless noted otherwise. 
> 
> C. Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Small chip. Good 
> earpieces. Good cloth cord with pin jacks. Canvas 
> covering has come off of headband wires. Ref . #17 
> 
> C. Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Good earpieces. Good 
> cloth cord with pin jacks. Canvas covering has come 
> off of headband wires. Ref . #20 
> 
> C. Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Good earpieces. 
> Cloth cord is fraying in spots. Canvas covering has 
> come off of headband wires. Ref . #22 
> 
> C. Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Good earpieces. 
> Cloth cord is fraying in spots. Canvas covering has 
> come off of headband wires. Has 1/4 inch plug. Ref . 
> #24 
> 
> Trimm Commercial. Leather covering on headband needs 
> cleaned up. Otherwise nice. PL-55 plug. Ref #18. 
> 
> Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Small chip. Earpieces 
> need cleaned. El-cheapo headband. Headband and cord in 
> good shape. Ref # 19. 
> 
> Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Earpieces need cleaned. 
> Canvas covering coming off of headband wires. Cord is 
> fraying in spots and ends in bare wires. Ref # 21. 
> 
> Brandes Superior Matched Tone. Nice in all respects 
> except that cord ends in bare wires. Ref # 25. 
> 
> Cannon-Ball Empire. Vinyl-covered headband good. Good 
> cloth cord. Nice shape. Ref #23. 
> 
> General Phones Corp. headset. Big rubber and vinyl 
> ugly things, probably 1950’s vintage--not 1920’s. Most 
> likely used for hearing testing. “5711 Howe Street, 
> Pittsburgh 32 PA”. Nice shape but one ear cushion is 
> bent out of shape. 
> 
> Frost Fones No. 161. Marked “1000”--which is ohms I 
> assume…Nice shape in every respect. 
> 
> Frost Fones No. 163. Marked “1500”--which is ohms I 
> assume…Nice shape except that cloth cord is 
> disconnected from one of the earpieces. Cord ends in 
> terminal lugs. 
> 
> Classic 1950’s switchboard operator headset with mic 
> attached top earpiece. Cord terminates in dual-1/4 
> inch phone plug. But headband is missing. 
> 
> Unusual headset with nice adjustable wide metal 
> headband and good earpieces. Earpieces attach to 
> headband with a single clip on the back instead of the 
> traditional Y-shaped arm. But there is no cord and no 
> identifying marks of any kind. Good condition. 
> 
> Thanks for looking. 
> 73, Don Merz, N3RHT 
> 
> 
> 
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