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Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Winder Aug 5, 2019. 15 Replies

I recently was gifted a Scott Radio cabinet and needed help identifying the radio and cabinet. The serial number is "1644."

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Robert Feenstra left a comment for Oliver Original
"James sent the same message to me.  I won't respond. Rob"
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Oliver Original left a comment for Oliver Original
"Hey James,  this seems like spam.  If you have a question about my radio just let me know.  I still have it."
Jan 3
Brad Winder replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Being that the radio was under one ownership for so long, I would pull out the chassis, and look to see if/what work was done to it previously, before deciding to use it. If the filter caps (at the very least) haven't been changed out recently,…"
Aug 5, 2019
David C. Poland replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Kent - Hummm. Ah So. Then  we overlooked including that cabinet variation in the 2nd edition of the Scott Guide."
Jul 30, 2019
Thomas Day replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Record player appears to be a Webcor. I have the 78 rpm version which needs work. Also had the 3 speed version many years ago. "
Jul 30, 2019
Kent King replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Hadn't seen that cabinet? It is the same one I have... :-)"
Jul 30, 2019
David C. Poland replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Restored, it should have thundering volume available.  It is basically an AM/FM 800-B with out the short wave band and minus the electronic remote control features. It is about 70 years old so it should need some attention for proper…"
Jul 29, 2019
Oliver Original replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Thanks for the input.  It is much appreciated.  Everything works so far and I would love to have this as a home 78 record player/radio.  The deco style tonearm, record changer with brass fixtures are really stylish.  I would love…"
Jul 29, 2019
David C. Poland replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"I have not seen that exact cabinet, but it has a number of design details to suggest it is a smaller version Chippendale design.  Appears to have the original record changer in th drawer. Be a particularly good radio for playing 78 records. The…"
Jul 28, 2019
Oliver Original replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
Jul 27, 2019
Oliver Original replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
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David C. Poland replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
"Ah - you had posted a photo in photo section. post war Scott model Metropolitan 16A.  about 1948-49. 28 tubes including the magic eye tuning indicator. Your angled front view with doors open makes it hard to identify the cabinet for sure. Thee…"
Jul 27, 2019
Oliver Original replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
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Oliver Original replied to Oliver Original's discussion Help ID this Scott radio and cabinet
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At 12:18pm on January 3, 2020, Oliver Original said…

Hey James,  this seems like spam.  If you have a question about my radio just let me know.  I still have it.

At 2:18pm on January 3, 2020, Robert Feenstra said…

James sent the same message to me.  I won't respond.


Rob

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