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 Post subject: Sources for Grille Cloth, Decals, Dials, and more.
PostPosted: Jul Wed 25, 2012 11:37 pm 

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A variety of supplies are often needed for cabinet restoration. The list below includes many of the more common needs based on frequently asked questions in the Cabinet Restoration Forum:


Water slide decals of logos are available for many manufacturers. Generic word sets are also available.

- Antique Electronic Supply has a variety of decals.
- Radio Daze has perhaps the largest selection of decals.

Dial Covers:

- Mark Palmquist sells dial covers.

Dial Reproductions:

- has a variety of dial reproductions.
- Radio Daze offers a wide variety of dial scales.
- The Radiola Guy has a page of reproduction dials.

Grille Cloth:

The closing of the factory used by several grille cloth suppliers has made it more difficult to find grille cloth patterns. Here are a few suppliers:

- Antique Electronic Supply has some patterns available though they are more guitar or amp oriented.
- Bret's Old Radios has some nice patterns via his e-bay store.
- Merry Tunes Antique Radios and Parts has grille cloth.
- Nicolo Rubini has some patterns available from Italy.
- q-masters on e-Bay has some nice patterns available.
- Radio Daze now has multiple patterns available.
- Radio Grille Cloth has ten patterns with more coming.
- Richmond Designs is making reproductions of the Zenith pattern for Waltons and other radios.
- Speaker Fabric Supply is on e-Bay as speaker-fabric-supply.

Cabinets and Trim:

- Steve Davis sells cabinet trim and front panels for Philco cathedrals, as well as reproduction cabinets.

Another list of parts suppliers for general radio restoration can be found here on ARF at this link :: CLICK HERE

Print your own Zenith console Wave Magnet hang tag:

- ... 7&t=214173

Print your own Zenith TO H500 price tag:

- ... 7&t=214091

This list of resources is provided for informational purposes only. The presence of a vendor on this list is not an endorsement of that vendor. Resources are listed in alphabetic order. If a resource is missing, please feel free to pm Peter to add it.

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