Collections of mostly 1920s radios, speakers, amplifiers, detector amplifiers and other related related items from the very beginning of broadcast radio. The collections are presented in slideshow form. There will be a museum sign with information on the radio or other exhibit that follows it , usually 2-4 photos , then the sign for the next item will appear.
The Museums collection of radios with photos and information on each one.
Names of others who provided me with their knowledge and assistance along my journey of collecting radios and links to their websites where possible. Well known experts among radio enthusiasts like Leigh Bassett, Jimmy Edington and others!!
More websites and reading suggestions to expand your knowledge and enjoy.
Included in this gallery are battery radios from the 1920's that for one reason or another seem to stand out from all the other great radios of that decade. More additions to come. (under construction, but open)
Read the unique story behind this particular Atwater Kent model 5 radio.
Some interesting gadgets and other radio related items - sneak preview, still under construction.
The Inventors - Those who succeeded and those that failed. (under construction, but open.)
A new wing had to be added as the collection of radios has outgrown the original gallery.
Leigh Basset 's family graciously agreed to let us post his work here. Leigh made modern drawings of Atwater Kent radios and parts plus much more. My thanks to his family for letting us offer this information in free downloadable PDF file form. Find out more about Leigh and access his work.
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