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Old 18th Oct 2020, 12:12 pm   #1
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Default Ekco SH25 assistance Please


I have a 1932 Ekco SH25 superhet wireless in pretty pristine condition

It tries manfully to work, warming up properly, and transmitting stations can be vaguely found and heard….just needs a very delicate touch on the dial

However there seems to be a problem with the volume control. It doesn’t graduate smoothly up in sound, it has to be at maximum and all pretty crackly

The set would benefit from a ‘birthday treat’ and have a proper service

I'd appreciate to hear from someone who can sympathetically restore this almost 90 yr old, rather beautiful radio set back to it’s former glory.

I don't really know what the set is worth, and that's a bit academic. This is going to be a 'Keeper' and passed down to the offspring.

Regrettably the Home Service is no longer with us, but listening to the Archers (as was till Covid), with it's easily imagined Mr Cholmondley-Warner overtones … well, this is the only wireless to use

I’m based near Oxford, but to travel is not a problem

I look forward to hearing

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Old 19th Oct 2020, 11:19 am   #2
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Default Re: Ekco SH25 assistance Please

Hi Neal,
Welcome to the forum!
I have sent you a private message (PM)

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Old 19th Oct 2020, 12:17 pm   #3
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Default Re: Ekco SH25 assistance Please

I'm in Wembley NW London and can come to you if you like, I have also sent you a private message.
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