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Philips BX998A Bi Amp Table Radio.

 

The restored unit

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Logo needed for refinishing of the cabinet.  PHILIPS foil decal LOGO.jpg (60133 bytes)  click on image to enlarge.

 

I gave up trying to find one of these brass logo emblems.  See here what I did to make one. 

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This is a large heavy radio. bi_ampli_bx998a_211327.jpeg (35271 bytes)

 This picture from www.Radiomuseum.org.

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There is a motor driven set of function switches. 

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All hardware has been removed from the cabinet for restoration.  

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That is inlayed brass.

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This finish will be stripped.  Any original stain will be maintained. 

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Faded stain will be color matched and blended.  

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I am glad this is not a decal.  

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I have to re-string this antenna turning cord.  

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That is why there are plenty of pictures.  I do have the diagram but pictures are hard to beat.

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You can see the faded color from the years of light exposure. It looks nice light but the dark is the original color. 

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I was delighted with the whole works slid out on a wood board!

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Preliminary testing revealed a strong hum that faded slightly.  This will be remedied with the chassis restoration. 

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The diode tubes will be tested.  And of course all electrolytic capacitors will be replaced too.

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