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5 edition of Guide to old radios found in the catalog.

Guide to old radios

pointers, pictures, and prices

by Johnson, David

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Published by Wallace-Homestead Book Co. in Radnor, Penn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio -- Receivers and reception -- Collectors and collecting,
  • Radio -- Receivers and reception -- Conservation and restoration

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid and Betty Johnson.
    ContributionsJohnson, Betty.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23262268M
    ISBN 100870697404
    LC Control Number95014943

    Books shelved as old-time-radio: On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio by John Dunning, Jack Benny: The Radio and Television Work by Museum Of T.


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