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 Post subject: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 12:22 am 
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My wife got this little Westminster for me today. It's in really good shape. Just a little crack in the speaker grill. Needs knobs. I don't know anything about Westminster radios. All the model info is missing from inside the cabinet.
The chassis was built by the O R co. Detroit and has the number B29115 on the metal label.
It has tubes #58, #57, #47 and #80. The dial scale goes from 0 to 100.
Any information you may have would be greatly appreciated. I hope to get this playing again one day.....a few radios are in front of it to be restored.

Philco47


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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 12:59 am 
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Are you sure it's not DR Detrola Radio Co.

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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 1:04 am 
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I'm thinking Detrola built Westminster Radios. It looks just like the 1933 Detrola Tombstone. But mine only has two knobs.


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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 1:20 am 
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Maybe Dennis will have some info. He has a photo (same cabinet) of a four-knob 1933 tombstone on his website, with reference to a three-knob model, all employing the same four-tubes.
http://detrola.tripod.com/

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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 1:32 am 
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Yes, it's definitely a set which was built by Detrola. I have seen both three knob and two knob versions of that set, and have one of them. You may not find an exact match to the schematic, but there's one pretty close.

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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 1:47 am 
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Thanks for the info. I always wanted a Detrola. Everything is exactly the same on the '33 Detrola and the '33 Westminster. Just the names on front are different. Do you know a model number?


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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 7:56 pm 
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What's on the red tag? If there is an "OA" then it's an Ozarka built chassis.
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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 8:12 pm 
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Ozarka Inc. were out of Chicago.

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 Post subject: Re: Westminster
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 8:16 pm 
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Here is the red tag


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