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I have a 1917 electrosound serenader radio im wondering

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I have a 1917 electrosound serenader radio im wondering whats the value of it
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 11 months ago.

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There was just the one photo. Is there also a badge on the outside of the radio with wings and a number?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No badge with wings on it theres nothing on the fromt at all
Expert:  Rarewares replied 11 months ago.

Electrosound began manufacturing in 1946. By 1955 they were importing SABA brand radios from West Germany. By 1956 they were known as Electrosound Saba. At this time they were making large custom "Three in One" TV-gram units using Saba radio and television chassis. Your radio could not be from 1917 based on the history of the company. Here are more details about your piece-

Model: Serenader and maker is Electrosound Pty Ltd, Sydney

Year: 1952

Category: Broadcast Receiver /past WW2 Tuner

Tuned circuits: 7 AM circuit(s)

Power type and voltage:Alternating Current supply (AC) / 240 Volt

Radio looks like a portable but has no connections for a DC supply.

Uses two power transformers, HT and filaments.

Rectifier is by two selenium diode banks.

This radio has a current value of 250AUD.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Whats a 1947 one worth
Expert:  Rarewares replied 11 months ago.

The Serenader model was not made until 1952.

Expert:  Rarewares replied 11 months ago.

I for got to add the reason why

I asked about the badge-in 1955 they added the badge with wings, so that helped me date your piece to 1952 to 1954.

If that is all of the information that you needed on this piece, let's have you close this question by clicking the five stars and hitting the green submit button at the top of your screen, thanks so much!

Expert:  Rarewares replied 11 months ago.

I am following up to see if you have read your answer and need further help with this item.
Please do let me know.