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McMurdo Silver 14-15

Started this discussion. Last reply by palegreenthumb Oct 25, 2020. 4 Replies

For give me fellow Scott collectors but I have to ask this question here because I came across this ad today and there is no McMurdo Silver Enthusiasts forums like this. So, here goes. Has anyone…Continue

E.H. Scott Philharmonic Waverly Cabinet with remote control listed on eBay

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Wilson Sep 16, 2019. 5 Replies

I came across this listing on eBay for a Philharmonic in a Waverly Grande cabinet with remote control. …Continue

Ebony AW-23 RADIO, CUSTOM TASMAN CABINET

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norman S Braithwaite Apr 10, 2018. 2 Replies

Did any of you happen to see this beauty on eBay? I've never seen an Ebony version of this cabinet before. …Continue

Scott Allwave 27 History

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Wilson Dec 18, 2017. 34 Replies

Hello members:First of all, I want to thank you all for your contributions here on this blog in the way of comments and content listed in the Scott Info. Archive. I have always been interested in the…Continue

 

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David Wilson commented on David Wilson's blog post Phantom or Masterpiece set of Brass backplates wanted
"Here you go David... Thanks!"
Mar 14
David C. Poland commented on David Wilson's blog post Phantom or Masterpiece set of Brass backplates wanted
"If you need a photo for style reference, let me know."
Mar 13
David Wilson posted a blog post

Phantom or Masterpiece set of Brass backplates wanted

I'm working on finishing a Masterpiece radio project and I'm trying to round up some missing parts. I'm looking for a set of brass backplates that go behind the knobs for a Phantom or a Masterpiece. Does anyone here have a set of these they are willing to sell?Thanks!DavidSee More
Mar 13
David Wilson replied to Karl Sherwin's discussion Packing & Shipping company recommendations
"I shipped a Philharmonic in a cabinet in 2006 from Boston to New Mexico using Craters & Freighters and they did a great job. Back then I think it cost me $750. I'm sure it cost much more today.  Today we have USHIP. If you can get the…"
Oct 28, 2020
palegreenthumb replied to David Wilson's discussion McMurdo Silver 14-15
"I was hoping from the thread title, someone had found one. To my knowledge, none have ever turned up.  Another advertised model that's never been found is the McMurdo Silver Orpheon."
Oct 25, 2020
David Wilson replied to David Wilson's discussion McMurdo Silver 14-15
"I look forward to seeing what you send Kent. Thanks!"
Oct 24, 2020
Kent King replied to David Wilson's discussion McMurdo Silver 14-15
"David - I have one more item you might like, too large to upload here, I will emaIl you a copy. - Kent"
Oct 24, 2020
David C. Poland replied to David Wilson's discussion McMurdo Silver 14-15
"Have not seen one. Ad says it is a communications (ham radio) receiver. From a MS collector friend from his list of MS models:  14 tubes with a 10 inch Jensen G10R.   or 15 tubes with a Jensen Giant 15 inch speaker. choice of metal or…"
Oct 24, 2020
David Wilson posted a discussion

McMurdo Silver 14-15

For give me fellow Scott collectors but I have to ask this question here because I came across this ad today and there is no McMurdo Silver Enthusiasts forums like this. So, here goes. Has anyone ever seen one of these 1938 model 14-15 McMurdo Silver set shown in this ad?See More
Oct 24, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"From what I read online, It looks like McMurdo Silver committed suicide in June of 1948 at the age of 45. His obituary attached below. "
Oct 24, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"That's a great point you bring up on McMurdo Silver deserving credit for the implementing true high-fidelity speaker enclosure with bass reflex. I have a McMurdo V in the Oxford cabinet that was missing the orginal Jensen 18" speaker so we…"
Oct 22, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"Wow... tell us how you really feel about Mr. Silver, Mr. Scott! That was some dressing down Mr. Scott was giving Mr. Silver in that letter. I guess in the 1930s the country was still on the dirt road when it came to developing what we call today…"
Oct 22, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"Interesting background on these models and take on the Scott use of the Masterpiece name. Thanks David!"
Oct 22, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"Thanks for the info. Kent. This radio was produced in an interesting time period at Scott with the aquisition of McMurdo Silver's assets from their bankruptcy. In some ways the Scott Masterpiece was an extention of where McMurdo was going with…"
Oct 21, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"Hi Kent... how many of these Masterpiece serial numbers do you now have? David"
Oct 20, 2020
David Wilson replied to Kent King's discussion Scott serial numbers
"Hi Kent...  A Scott Masterpiece showed up in a local estate auction last week and I picked it up. The serial number is: NN 263. It has the original amp. The bonus I guess was that instead of the original 12" speaker the radio had a really…"
Oct 19, 2020

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Phantom or Masterpiece set of Brass backplates wanted

Posted on March 13, 2021 at 12:19pm 2 Comments

I'm working on finishing a Masterpiece radio project and I'm trying to round up some missing parts. I'm looking for a set of brass backplates that go behind the knobs for a Phantom or a Masterpiece. Does anyone here have a set of these they are willing to sell?

Thanks!


David

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