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NJ Facebook cobbled Edison Standard mess

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Just saw this listing... not sure where to begin.. may have some needed parts for someone..
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 6f8b2cc61c

Interesting Edison Standard Radio cobbled mess LOL

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Perhaps someone in the 20s wanted to turn it into a radio?edisonplayer.

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It's a homebrew crystal radio - I've seen much worse examples before. Circa 1922 ?

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I have to admit, that's pretty neat.

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I think it's interesting because there is a lot of history there. It does look like a crystal radio set that was built back in the 1920's, at a time when young hobbyists were ordering these parts from the back of pulp magazines. If I were a local radio collector, I might grab it at $75 or so, but not at $250.

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Here are a couple of pictures for future reference.
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Kind of neatly done really. I like it. The maker probably saw it on 1920's Pinterest :)

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If it still works, it would be an interesting artifact... but this is the first time that I learned of the origin of Pinterest in the 1920s... :? :lol:
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