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 Post subject: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 16, 2019 12:42 pm 
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With some detailing and a new dial lens this one would look awesome in a collection. It has a tuning eye too.


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 16, 2019 2:21 pm 
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Just like in 70's when LE told HiFi owners to engrave their SSN on the faceplates of now-valuable stereo equipment.


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 16, 2019 3:53 pm 
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AuroraOldRadios wrote:
Just like in 70's when LE told HiFi owners to engrave their SSN on the faceplates of now-valuable stereo equipment.

Were you meaning that post for the written-on Philco Safari that I posted here?


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 16, 2019 5:40 pm 
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I like it! I like it a lot!

:D :D

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
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Hope it is packed well and arrives intact. it is a rare model which belongs in a southern California radio museum. should the radio club ever get organized enough to make such a facility....

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 16, 2019 8:26 pm 
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I like it! I like it a lot!

:D :D

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 16, 2019 8:54 pm 
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There were several really nice looking Tiffany Tone cabinets around that time, and the colorful dial is a huge plus in making this unique.

We don't see very many of them in the midwest since they were built in California.

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
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It had a bid when I saw it before... $174.00 bid retracted recently. Gun jumper baby.

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
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That appears to be the same dial as on my Model 97:
https://antiqueradios.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=286775

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Mon 17, 2019 2:21 pm 
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AuroraOldRadios wrote:
Just like in 70's when LE told HiFi owners to engrave their SSN on the faceplates of now-valuable stereo equipment.

Were you meaning that post for the written-on Philco Safari that I posted here?

Ooops, yeah. Old age creeping up.


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
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AuroraOldRadios wrote:
decojoe67 wrote:
AuroraOldRadios wrote:
Just like in 70's when LE told HiFi owners to engrave their SSN on the faceplates of now-valuable stereo equipment.

Were you meaning that post for the written-on Philco Safari that I posted here?

Ooops, yeah. Old age creeping up.

I know the feeling! :)


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Mon 17, 2019 10:36 pm 
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It had a bid when I saw it before... $174.00 bid retracted recently. Gun jumper baby.

:)

It did, pretty sure it was an ARF member who bid on it!


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Fri 21, 2019 12:06 am 
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Why are there no active bids on this radio?

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Fri 21, 2019 12:25 am 
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Some are probably scared off by the broken dial cover. The snipers who recognize the potential of the radio are just waiting. Tic toc, tic toc ...


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Fri 21, 2019 12:32 am 
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OK, that makes sense. I thought maybe Frank was just downplaying this radio to be one of those your referred to as "snipers who recognize the potential of the radio are just waiting. Tic toc, tic toc ...


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 23, 2019 5:45 am 
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Sold for $461.54! :shock:

Awright, who got it?

EBay wouldn't let me bid. Said I had to put in a bid over my max.... :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
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I had a feeling it was going to end at a high price. When it's detailed and has a clear new dial lens on it, it's going to be a pretty set, as well as a pretty rare one.


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 23, 2019 3:51 pm 
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FStephenMasek wrote:
Hope it is packed well and arrives intact. it is a rare model which belongs in a southern California radio museum. should the radio club ever get organized enough to make such a facility....
Since there isn't a southern California radio museum, it will have to come to Fort Worth.


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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
PostPosted: Jun Sun 23, 2019 3:54 pm 
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I thought it was going to come to Florida until the last second! :(

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 Post subject: Re: Very unique Tiffany-Tone tabletop radio.
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Joe, I was planning to snipe with a slightly over $400 bid until the $308 bid showed up. I then raised my planned snipe bid. But it doesn't always work out. I've come in second also.


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