2009 RadioActivity Photos: Old Equipment Contest


RadioActivity 2009

Theme: MAARC 25th Anniversary 

Old Equipment Contest Winners

(There were no entries in some catagories) 

Photography by Eric Stenberg

 

 

Catagory 1: Silver Radios - 1st

Geoff Shearer:  Schwartz Ornamental Glass Corp.

with Edison 53 Chassis

 

Catagory 1: Silver Radios - 2nd

Robert Lozier:  Kadette Model B (1933)

 

Catagory 1: Silver Radios - 3rd

Rod Matzco:  General Electric GD-616 (1938)

 

Catagory 2: Same Brand, 25 Years Apart - 1st

Eric Stenberg:  Bulova Model M-701 (1932) and Model 100 (1957)

 

Catagory 2: Same Brand, 25 Years Apart - 2nd

Geoff Shearer:  Emerson Model 25 (1933) and Model 888 (1958)

 

Catagory 4: Arvin Radios, after 1936 - 1st

Paul Farmer:  Arvin Model 440-T (1950), Mint Cond. with box

 

Catagory 4: Arvin Radios, after 1936 - 2nd

Steve Hansman:  Arvin Model 818 Phantom Senior (1938)

 

Catagory 4: Arvin Radios, after 1936 - 3rd

Geoff Shearer:  Arvin 441-T "Hopalong Cassidy" Radios (1950)

 

Catagory 5: Sparton Radios, Wood Cabinets - 1st

David Cochraine:  Sparton Model AC7 Console (1927)

Also won Historic Merit ribbon

 


Catagory 5: Sparton Radios, Wood Cabinets - 2nd

Tom Shearer:  Sparton EQUASONNE Model 301 (1929)

 

 

Catagory 5: Sparton Radios, Wood Cabinets - 3rd

Geoff Shearer:  Sparton Model 62 (1933)

 

Catagory 6: Sparton Radios, Plastic or Metal Cabinets - 1st

Ed Lyon:  Sparton Model 500 Cloisonne

 

Catagory 6: Sparton Radios, Plastic or Metal Cabinets - 2nd

Paul Farmer:  Sparton "Easy-Goer" Radios (1953)

 

Catagory 6: Sparton Radios, Plastic or Metal Cabinets - 3rd

Eric Stenberg:  Sparton 4AW17 Farm Radio (1948), Mint Cond. with box

 

Catagory 7: Sparton Glass Radios - 1st

Geoff Shearer:  (L-R) Sparton Models 557 sled, 409 (front), 506 Bluebird (rear), and 558 sled

Also won Best in Show and Peoples' Choice

 

Catagory 8: Cathedral Radios - 1st

Eric Stenberg:  Gloritone Model 26P (1929)

 

Catagory 8: Cathedral Radios - 2nd

Geoff Shearer:  Philco Model 80 (1933) 

 

 

Catagory 9: Pre-WWII Military Radios - 1st

Ed Lyon:  Western Electric Model SCR-68 (1918)

 

 

Catagory 10: Radio Advertising - 1st

Daniel Sohn:  Radio World's Fair Advertising Stamp (1924)

 

Catagory 10: Radio Advertising - 2nd

Steve Hansman:  Letter from V.P. of Arvin with Rhythm Radios brochure (1937)

 

Catagory 10: Radio Advertising - 3rd

Jim Wilson:  3 ft. tall RCA Nipper Dog Statue (ca.1947)

 

Catagory 11: Radios with Eye Tubes - 1st

Rod Matzco:  Sparton Model 966 Console (1936)

 

Catagory 11: Radios with Eye Tubes - 2nd

Geoff Shearer:  Silvertone Model 6120

 

Catagory 12: Cone Speakers - 1st

Buford Chidester:  Audalion Speaker

 

Catagory 12: Cone speakers - 2nd

John Dilks:  Western Electric Speaker

 

Catagory 13: Transistor Radios - 1st

Paul Farmer:  Regency Model TR-1/1g in Chrome

 

Catagory 13: Transistor Radios - 2nd

Geoff Shearer:  Realtone Radios in boxes

 

Catagory 13: Transistor Radios - 3rd

Rod Matzco:  Realtone Model TR-803 in box

 

 

Catagory 14: Colorful Plastic Radios- 2nd (tie)

Willie Sessoms:  Detrola Model 219 Super Pee Wee

 

Catagory 14: Colorful Plastic Radios- 2nd (tie)

Geoff Shearer:  Gillette Model 103 in Catalin Cabinet

 

Catagory 16: Historic Milestone Radios - 1st

Jim Wilson:  Eisemann Breadboard

 

Catagory 17: Unusual Vacuum Tubes - 1st

Daniel Sohn:  Spherical Audion with perforated grid plate

 

Catagory 17: Unusual Vacuum Tubes - 2nd

Jim Wilson:  Wunderlich Auto Tube by Arcturus

 

Catagory 18: open - 1st

Robert Lozier:  Victor - Northern Electric Model R50

Also won Best Restoration ribbon

 

Catagory 18: Open - 2nd

Dave Willenborg:  Jack Kilroy prototype SA001 transistor on ceramic

Also won Historic Merit ribbon

 

 

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