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slidertogrid
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 Chris's thread about identifying the LOPT reminded me of a competition Gerry used to do at the garden parties at the Museum. 

Can you Identify the knobs in the pictures? Some are easy some not so IMHO. one point for the make, a second for model. Just for fun ! 

Rich

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Posted : 24/05/2023 5:50 pm
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Well, I just had to look...

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Posted : 24/05/2023 6:40 pm
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I reckon the second pic is a KB MR10, third is on a RAP (646 or 846), fourth is looking like a Philips. Last one could be a KB minuet, but just a guess.

The rest I have no idea.

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Posted : 24/05/2023 7:51 pm
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Second deffo KB, third RAP, sixth Ultra - probably T401.

 
Posted : 24/05/2023 8:21 pm
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I would say number 6 is an Ultra U405 or similar model. Not sure about the rest.

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Posted : 24/05/2023 8:25 pm
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Posted by: @pye-man

Well, I just had to look...

I bet you were expecting to see a picture of a politician?! 😀  

 

 
Posted : 24/05/2023 8:27 pm
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Posted by: @pye625

I reckon the second pic is a KB MR10, third is on a RAP (646 or 846), fourth is looking like a Philips. Last one could be a KB minuet, but just a guess.

The rest I have no idea.

Correct- correct- No- No . 😀 

 

 
Posted : 24/05/2023 8:29 pm
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Second deffo KB, third RAP, sixth Ultra - probably T401.

All correct! 

 

 
Posted : 24/05/2023 8:30 pm
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Some clues for the ones not yet correctly identified. 1 - Arthur. 4 - not a Pye- not a radio. 5 - Not Edison. 6 - Everybody loves. 7 - Jules not Sarah.

 
Posted : 25/05/2023 1:30 pm
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Ah-ha.... No7 is a Ferguson Flair 344B

No4 a record player?

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Posted : 25/05/2023 5:05 pm
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Ah-ha.... No7 is a Ferguson Flair 344B

No4 a record player?

Yes Correct No7 Ferguson flair . No 4 not a record player.

 

 
Posted : 25/05/2023 5:11 pm
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No1 Arthur in the clue.... Am thinking Arthur "Mullard", but the model... well that escapes me.

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Posted : 26/05/2023 4:40 pm
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I must admit this one is very uncommon. Arthur owned the company, the radios were sold under his surname... My set is a UK version but they were made in Philadelphia.

 
Posted : 26/05/2023 4:56 pm
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Posted by: @slidertogrid

I must admit this one is very uncommon. Arthur owned the company, the radios were sold under his surname... My set is a UK version but they were made in Philadelphia.

As in Rank?

 

 
Posted : 26/05/2023 9:15 pm
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Is No5 a Tesla Talisman 308u ?

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Posted : 26/05/2023 9:44 pm
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Posted by: @slidertogrid

I must admit this one is very uncommon. Arthur owned the company, the radios were sold under his surname... My set is a UK version but they were made in Philadelphia.

As in Rank?

 

No. This set dates from 1935 it is a 'Tombstone' Arthur kept the factory going throughout the depression and stockpiled the radios, he closed it down not long after my set was made and retired. I bought my set from a junkshop in llantwit Major in 1983. I don't think they were that common over here but I do have a Radiogram of the same make in my collection.  

 

 
Posted : 27/05/2023 8:11 am
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Posted by: @pye625

Is No5 a Tesla Talisman 308u ?

It is indeed  A Tesla Talisman 308U! 

 

 
Posted : 27/05/2023 8:14 am
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@slidertogrid Penny's just dropped.

Atwater Kent. 

 
Posted : 27/05/2023 8:20 am
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Only 4 and 6 to go .   4 - is a TV set, but not a Pye...  6 - American sitcom. Not a Frasier.. before that sitcom.

 
Posted : 27/05/2023 8:22 am
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This'll make it look messy, but Atwater Kent? 

 
Posted : 27/05/2023 8:23 am
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