Philco 37-665X console

A friend gave me a couple of consoles, a low-end Crosley and a Philco 37-665X.

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Philco 37-665X console cabinet. The chassis is sitting on top of it.

I gave away the Crosley at the NEARC spring meet, but I'm debating whether to restore the Philco 37-665X and keep it or to try to sell it as-is.

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The veneer is in pretty good shape but the finish has taken a beating.


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The chassis is dirty and corroded.


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It's a nine tube model, not Philco's top of the line, but it looks like it might be a pretty good radio.


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It's had some repairs over the years.


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It has 6F6 output tubes in push-pull.


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The grill cloth is a mess. I wonder if a suitable reproduction grill cloth is available?


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It still has its shadow-meter.


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But it's missing the speaker (and field coil).


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I at least do have the knobs.

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