BUSH - VHF-61 - Tube radio

Description
BUSH - VHF-61 - Tube radio
Very good - Number of items: 1 - Including: Tube radio - Refurbished

Fully restored English bakelite radio.
After repairing some cracks, the cabinet was lacquered and protected with clear high-gloss lacquer (maintenance-free). Light signs of repair are visible.
Gold-coloured frame and the piping was repainted.
Metal decorative parts were polished and protected.
All non-mica/ceramic capacitors and single resistors were replaced (as a precaution)
No reception on long wave, moderate on medium wave with long (external) antenna.
FM tuner was replaced by a hybrid (solid state for reception, tube for adjustment and preamplification) with built-in antenna and very good reception on the full FM band (88-108MHz).
The “magic eye” EM81 was replaced by a new, affordable 6E1 and connected as VU meter.
Phono input with plugs deduplicated with 3.15 mm jack, allowing for direct connection of modern players.
English plugs were adapted to DIN standard size.
Tubes: ECC83(instead of ECC85)-ECH81-EF89-EF89-EABC80-EL84(new)-EZ80-6E1(EM81)
Output power: 4 W
Dimensions: W425*H286*D197mm – weight 8 kg
Shipping or pickup in the Waregem area
For exact shipping costs outside EU, contact seller before bidding.

Lot details
Brand
BUSH
Model
VHF-61
Multiple Models
No
Type of Equipment
Tube radio
Condition
Very good
Nr of items
1
Includes
Refurbished
Year of Manufacturing
1956
Weight
9 kg
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in