|Museums and Collections|
|There are numerous pages of links to Museums and Collections on many other sites dealing with Antique or Vintage Radios, the majority of these however are associated with the USA and primarily cover American Radios and Museums. Whilst it is true that the UK and Europe are somewhat lacking in sites for these compared to the USA, I have decided to concentrate on UK and European Links, as I believe that if you live this side of the pond the information and pictures are likely to be far more relevant to what you may be able to find. I have included a few American links to sites that have considerable 'links pages' in their own right and should enable anyone who so wishes to find the majority of US sites.|
|Collections for the UK. and Europe|
|The Lowther Voigt Museum|
|NEW||The Lowther Voigt Museum is a private collection of vintage Lowther and Voigt products dating from the 1930's to the 1970's. The museum is not open to the public, but this website provides a virtual tour of the items in the collection.|
|NEW||This is a new site not strickly from the UK or Europe, run by Meyer in Brasil. He does have many photographs of sets mainly from that side of the 'Pond' but also some from the major manufacturers that may turn up here or in Europe , he also has radios for sale etc.|
|NEW||This is a new site that is still under construction, however it already contains a vast amount of data dedicated to Dynatron Radios. It has model information and photographs of Dynatron sets from the 30's to 50's.|
|This is the Radio page of the Synth-Restore
site, Adding to their ever growing range of
products, they now are supplying NOS (new old stock), used parts, refurbished radio sets
and modern equivalents for all makes of radio's,and Battery packs for portable valve
|Eddystone User Group|
|This site is dedicated to all collectors of
Eddystone Radio products, most of which were manufactured at the "Old BathTub"
in West Heath Birmingham from 1940 until 1995.
|This site has numerous links on everything
Radio, from 1920's Radio to Your Own Internet Radio Station.
|Nostalgic Vintage Radio|
|This site is dedicated primarily to Radio Sales from the Golden Age of Wireless USA. It has a good selection of both British and American radios for sale.|
|Al's Antique Radio Collection|
|This is site run by Albert Aerts ( 0N6TS) in
Belgium, and contains an impressive photographic display of many radios in his collection.
With a good list of links.
|Full Radiocatalog for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Catalogue for more than 26'000 Boatanchors with more than 10'000 printable schematics.|
|This is another new UK site devoted solely to the classic years of British Valve (Tube) Wireless.With a special emphasis on Murphy Radio, however it does have 171 pages with over 750 images of British radios along with their details. Although a new site with further pages to arrive in due course it is definitely worth checking out.|
|The Wireless Works|
|This is a UK site in the Cornwall area, run by Rob Rusbridge, Rob has a good selection of sets For Sale in fully restored condition and another section for those 'as is' he also has an information section to assist with set dating, valve technology and how to restore your set etc.|
|This is a another UK site in the Runcorn, Cheshire area, run by Pete Roberts, Pete specialises in transistor and valve portable radios, his site contains sections on Radio Reminisces, his Pocket Radio Collection, Micro Radio Collection, Spares that he has for Sale and Recent Repairs he has undertaken.|
|This is a new UK site run by Tony Williams, it has some very interesting sections and includes online manuals, valve cross reference guides, a Radio Gallery and some radio Art there is also a very good section of technical tips, the site is basically orientated towards 1930's sets and valves etc. and covers UK,German,French and USA radios.|
|Vintage Radios & Electronics|
|This is a UK site a very interesting site well worth a visit.|
|This is a UK site run by Lorne Clark, he has galleries of his collections of both valves and early valve radios, a good section on Crystal Sets, and a very useful links page. A very interesting site well worth a visit.|
|Alan Lord Vintage Radio Collection|
|This is a UK site run by Alan Lord, he has galleries of his collections of both valve and transistor radios and their restoration history. He also has some very good sections on how to fix your own radios both valve and transistor plus test equipment that you can build yourself. A very interesting site well worth a visit.|
|Canadian Antique Radio Schematics Service - JustRadios|
|This is a Canadian site run by Dave Cantelon, he can supply Service Data or schematics for just about every manufacturer of Canadian radio from 1924 onwards. The site contains a list of all of the makers with some photographs of his latest restorations. If you have a Canadian set and need data this is the place to go.|
|Valve Radio Repair and Restoration (UK)|
|DO YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW TO
FIX THAT OLD RADIO? THEN THIS IS THE SITE FOR YOU!!
This is a UK site run by Paul Stenning, it concentrates on the
Repair and Restoration of Valve Radios. Paul wrote some of the articles on his site
initially for Electronics Today International, they cover the various stages of a Radio
and he describes the various components with reference to circuit diagrams, he also gives
circuit data to build various pieces of test equipment, below is a list of the many and
varied aspects of Pauls site. This site is a must for anybody wishing to learn the
fundamentals of valves and how they work in conjunction with the various stages of a radio
receiver and how they function.
Whether experienced or novice I thoroughly recommend this site as one to visit.
|NEW||The first dot-com about old radios in France, this is a very interesting site, you will however have to have a knowledge of French. There are some very good links form this page.|
|The Classic Radio Gallery|
|NEW||This is the Homepage of Merrill L. Mabbs, Merrill has many interesting items on his pages including details of circuit diagrams (for mainly US equipment) but also has many links to UK and European sites of interest.|
|The Homepage of Radiocraft by Steve Ostler|
|NEW||This is the Homepage of Steve Ostler who
runs Radiocraft, as well as other companies linked to this page. He has a few restored
radios for sale and some interesting pictorial views of the restoration of an early
Well worth a look.
|The Homepage of 'Ask Jan First'|
|NEW||This is the Homepage of Jan Philipp from
Germany, the pages do have an English translation, although I found that a knowledge of
German would be considerable help!!.. Jan sells tubes, data, Printed Circuit making
materials and many items associated with Vintage radio restoration etc. The prices are all
in DMs or Euros, and I think I read that now after 2000 it will be in Euros only.
This is a very comprehensive site with a wide range of items for sale, but a little tricky to get around and understand with a knowledge of German, but definitely worth looking at, as he could well have what you are after!!
|Tony Thompson's Radio Restorations Page|
|This is a new UK site still under construction, Tony covers everything from early valve technology to building your own Battery Eliminator, with the emphasis on 'How To' do Radio Restoration. A very professional looking site and one you should not miss, he also has a large amount of Service Data for many of the UK Manufacturers of Radio.|
|Steve Pendlebury's Old Telly Page|
|This is a new UK site still under
construction, and if you have grown tired of fixing up old radios then this could be for
you. Steve covers all the relevant knowledge needed to start restoring old 405 line and
625 line TVs.
Just make sure your Life Insurance is paid up!!!.........
|This is a new UK site encompassing the whole of the Thompson Family, Bob's interest is transistor radios, and there are numerous photographs from his collection with pertinent details.|
|History and Sets of B & O|
|This is a new site run by Jan from Denmark, he specialises in B & O ( Bang and Olufsen) equipment and has a very good history of the Company along with photographs of their equipment from their formation in 1925 through to 1965.|
|Hadley Records (Australia)|
|Eric Scott has run Hadley Records for over 37 years, he has some good links for valves and components, and sells vintage radio components and parts.|
|Vintage Radio Emporium|
|A virtual radio shop that has mysteriously moved from the past to the web. The shelves and stock are rapidly filling up as the shop expands into its new home. The shop keeper is particularly fond of crystal sets.|
|Valve Radio Repair and Restoration (UK)|
|DO YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW TO
FIX THAT OLD RADIO? THEN THIS IS THE SITE FOR YOU!!
This is another UK site concentrating on the areas of Repair and Restoration. Paul wrote the articles on his site initially for Electronics Today International, they cover the various stages of a Radio and he describes the various components with reference to circuit diagrams, he also gives circuit data to build various pieces of test equipment.
|Udo's Old- Radio Homepage|
|First Old Radio Homepage of Switzerland. This site is still under construction but contains details of Udo's Cathedral Radio Collection, there is also a very good 'For Sale' section with some very rare radios for sale at very reasonable prices. He also collects Jukeboxes and details some of these.|
|Peter's Vintage Radio Daze! (UK)|
|Peter's site is still under construction, but is looking very promising already. He aims to provide a collection of Vintage Radio images, data and hints. He covers his restoration projects and has Virtual Tours available.|
|Paul's Radio Museum|
|Paul is in the UK. his collection is of UK Radios with photographs and technical information along with valve/tube suppliers etc.|
|Probably one of the largest French sites, lists over 6000 radios by year, details over 3000 Service Data sheets.You must be a member to avail yourself of the Service Sheets, membership is around 200FF a year that includes 6 copies of their magazine (in French).|
|Mr. Transistor is Andrew Wylie based near London (UK) Andrew collects the transistors themselves rather than radios, and details their history with supporting photographs.|
|WUMPUS Radio Collection|
|WUMPUS is a German site (in German) containing a collection of General European Radios with good photographs together with technical info. and valve data.|
|Walter Radioflier Homepage|
|A German site in English with good photographs and technical info on a collection of European radio sets spanning the 30's to the 60's.|
|Virtual Radio & Phono Museum|
|This is the collection of Jean-Luc Fradet from France.There are many superb quality photographs and the collection covers crystal sets through to 50/60's sets along with disk gramophones and cylinder phonographs. A very good collection. There is some English translation.|
|Rolf Bergendorff Collection|
|Rolf is based in Sweden and has a comprehensive collection of European Radios there are some good photographs with close up detail of the inside chassis's and dials etc.|
|Nicolas Radio Collection|
|This is the collection of Nicolas Ducor based in France. European Radios are well covered and there are superb photographs not only of the exterior but also the interior chassis. there is technical info, valve/tube cross references and data.The site is in English.|
|Retro Radio NEW URL|
|This is the site of Steve Petty -Brighton- East Sussex - UK. Steve specialises in Classic Plastic Radios. There are some good photographs of the type of radios that he would like to trade/swap, and a 'recommended reading' list of books.|
|Enrico is based in Brighton UK. He specialises in transistor radios and has written books on these and other subjects. His site contains good reference material on everything from Magazines to Societies. He also has photographs of radios for sale.|
|US. sites with excellent 'links' pages|
|Yext TV Repair|
|A very good site with numerous links to Antique Radio related information.|
|Phil's Radio Web Sites|
|A very good site centred around a mainly American collection together with an extremely comprehensive list of other radio related web sites.|
|Link to U.K.Museums and Displays|
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