The Fine Things are Always Hand Made
I recently purchased an interesting letter from Mr. Scott to a customer. It includes the original envelope dated Feb. 25, 1938. I assume such a letter went out to many customers at the same time.Does…Continue
This coil winder is said to be an original tool from the Scott factory. It is interesting how almost anything with the name E. H. Scott attached to it is offered at such a high price.…Continue
This ebay auction, ending in moments, is already bid up to $227.50 for a nice set of knobss for a Philharmonic. Wow…Continue
I just noticed something that might interest someone on this site.It is a…Continue
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Unfortunately there was no postal date stamp since a precancel stamp was…Continue
I subscribe to an excellent blog called the SWLing Post. It is run by Thomas Witherspoon, a man who has boundless energy.
Recently he featured a Crosley radio that was competing for the high end market back in the late '30's. At the end of the article he asked if any of his readers had a 'benchmark' radio.
I responded with a few photos of my BOL Philharmonic and he created a post from my information.
You can check it out at: …Continue
My Philharmonic had a number of problems when I first began to repair it. Once all the major problems were taken care of (thanks mostly due to several very helpful people on this forum) I finally got around to the nasty bits. There is rectangular box under the chassis which I think is called the Bass Boost Box. All seams are fully soldered together and the wires that leave it come out just one hole. It was recommended that I change out all of those capacitors. I saved that job for…Continue
The shortwave station WTWW runs a Christmas event each year. They ask listeners to submit a photograph of the radio you are using while listening to Christmas music on their station.
Last year I submitted a photo of a Zenith Trans-Oceanic I was using.
This year I took a photo of the Scott Philharmonic which I recently put back together and placed in my radio room so I can use it. My photo is below. ( the knobs are all wrong - someday I will find a set).…Continue