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Philco Radio

Philco Radio

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Radio belonged to Arvin Stark, who was married to Rosemary Decker. It was used at the family cabin in Blackwater. It was donated by Carol Morphy (nee Stark) who remembers falling asleep at the cabin listening to it. Radio is made of wood. There is a lot of wiring in the back of the radio. There are two plastic nobs on the front. It is in good condition except for some peeling wood in places. Maker's mark "Philco" visible on front middle of the radio. ID number number is still visible, located on a medal piece inside the back of the radio: 36-1447-3. After further research, it is model number 40-95T. The model used four tubes and only received the AM band. The original selling price was $24.95.

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Accession #:

014.05.01

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Motorola walkie-talkie

Motorola walkie-talkie

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Motorola "Handie - Talkie" FM radio phone that was used by Valleau logging in the 1980s- 1990s. Orange label affixed reads "166.14/2100' also "do not adjust controls". Item is a rectangular in shape with an on/off icon + two turning knobs marked "A"+"S". The bottom compartment snaps off and would have held the battery. Two wires extend from the bottom. There are two radio jacks and one antenna and wires. This type of unit greatly improved communication between the yarder operator and the men on the ground, improving safety and productivity at work. See accession # 014.26.01 for history.

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Accession #:

014.26.16abcd

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