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 Post subject: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
PostPosted: Dec Tue 05, 2017 10:16 pm 
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Nice!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/DeForest-Crosl ... SwXrdaJwZv

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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Nice model but badly refinished. In fact, I don't think there's any finish on that cabinet at all. It just looks like bare stained wood.

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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No finish and a battery set but still a really nice look.

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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Called a natural finish.


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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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It has tons of potential. It would actually be fun to put a nice finish on it and see those veneers pop!


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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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Can anyone copy the photos of this & send them to me, please? I can't download photos from eBay now. Thanks! Or if you have photos of the same or similar sets - I may be interested?

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
PostPosted: Dec Sat 16, 2017 6:21 am 
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I wonder what that little appendage sticking out of the left side is for?
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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
PostPosted: Dec Sat 16, 2017 4:24 pm 
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Quite a few of the Rodgers and Deforest Crosley and Majestic console radios have the power switch on the side of the radio.
My rogers 10-12 has one and my Buckingham also has one. Usually it is the higher end consoles that had it.
Although, some battery sets I have seen had a switch on the side connected to a indicator light, so you could see
what station you are on ,, and then turn it off to save the battery power.
I just might look up this model and see if it had the switch on it or not.
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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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fifties, I checked the schematics of the radio and it does have the indicator bulbs on a push type switch.
So it is for lighting up the tuning dial.
Dan in calgary.


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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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Thx Dan; it almost looked like an add-on, which is why I asked. BTW, since you've looked at the print, is this a TRF or Superhet circuit?

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
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https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/deforest_ ... ch_73.html
This is what I came up with from Radio museum.
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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Cali Deforest Crosley in San Jose $100!
PostPosted: Dec Sun 17, 2017 11:52 pm 
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I have 2 of these Superhet sets - 1 original & 1 is a wreck veneer wise but has a solid cabinet. Also acquired another cabinet with no radio for "parts". They're a beautiful piece of woodwork!!!

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