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Old 2nd Nov 2018, 1:40 pm   #1
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I suppose this is a success story in a way , I have just taken delivery of lovely green Alba C112 to complete the collection , Thank's Alan (yestertech) all were in good condition apart from the pink one, which had serious cabinet damage,repaired the usual way , and painted the repair with colour matched paint ,yes you can see the difference but hey! it's a pink Alba C112 .Mick.
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Old 2nd Nov 2018, 1:42 pm   #2
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Excellent Mick!
A great talking point too, I think my favourite is the Blue one.

Are they all in working order?
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Old 2nd Nov 2018, 1:48 pm   #3
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Really lovely collection, they look great together.
The only thing, you don't have the purple one....................only joking!
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Very Nice

I have to say I have always admired these little ALBA's there is a lot in that little case!

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Old 2nd Nov 2018, 1:50 pm   #5
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Clive I nearly had a heart attack then phew glad you were joking Mick.
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Thought that was why you left the gap in the top row...

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Old 2nd Nov 2018, 3:22 pm   #7
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These are great little sets, such good performers as well, one is never enough! I have a C112 and a later C114 which using a U41 line-up is a little less cramped inside and less delicate. Good fun to run up when the need arises.
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Splendid collection, I had a look at the trader sheet, a workman like 4 valver perfect for the UK as there where (are?) powerful stations within reach of most households. What have you done about the cord dropper?
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Old 2nd Nov 2018, 7:25 pm   #9
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I suppose this is a success story in a way , I have just taken delivery of lovely green Alba C112 to complete the collection , .
Absolute gem of a collection, Mick!

All credit to you.
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Old 3rd Nov 2018, 9:38 am   #10
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I am SO jealous.....
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Old 4th Nov 2018, 12:47 am   #11
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Nice collection. I like the blue and green. Well done in getting them all.
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Thats one radio for each day of the week with a day off on Sunday!
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Old 4th Nov 2018, 4:32 pm   #13
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I have just noticed ,in Radio/Radio by Jonathan Hill he states that the Alba C114 was available in walnut, can anyone confirm, Mick.
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