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Pla-Pal ca: 1934

The Pla-Pal "Poker Radio" utilizes a 4 tube AC/DC, TRF circuit, which requires and external "long wire" antenna. It features the dreaded Hot Chassis with series strung filaments. It also employ's another undesirable element; the filament dropping resistor in the line resistance line cord.

Both dial areas are back lit with simple pointer on the tuning knob indicator. The "Poker Radio" gets it's name from the complement of booze containers, glasses, playing cards, dice and poker chips. Everything gentlemen need for an evening of vice except the women.


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chassis from front

restored chassis underside

RadiolaGuy Collection, the radio not for sale at this time

I have restored the above radio and removed the potential hazards posed by the resistance line cord and hot chassis. I offer a package of information including my professionally drawn schematics of the original circuit and the changes made to remove "hot chassis and resistance line cord hazard.

I also offer a reproduction translucent replacement volume and tuning dial scales.

AVAILABLE for ORDER:

 < dial & volume scale dial replicas available
 
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