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 Post subject: Fisher Custom Electra Consle
PostPosted: Aug Sun 12, 2007 10:01 pm 
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Does anyone know what years these were made. I've been trying to locate information on the fisher consoles on the Web without much luck.

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PostPosted: Aug Mon 13, 2007 12:17 am 
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I have a Factory manual for the E-46-X Custom Electra V. It was printed in 1962.

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PostPosted: Aug Mon 13, 2007 12:22 am 
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Brian,

I should have mentioned that it is an Electra III with the ST-610 and the A-30. I assume that the III is pre '62

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I have a 1958 Fisher console brochure right next to me but there is nothing in it about an Electra. The top of the line President sold then for $2500. Next down was the Executive.

I have the 1958 12 tube R-20 Province and its a quality piece and even though mono, its real hot on FM and sounds great, with 3 speakers. Mine retailed for $389.


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PostPosted: Aug Mon 13, 2007 7:19 pm 
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The Electra name was used for many years. Avery Fisher used it as one of his first models when he was selling them under the Philharmonic name in 1940. The first two models were the Linear Standard and the Electra, both had TRF tuners at first made for the Manhattan market. (WQXR was broadcasting wide band AM classical music in those days). The Electra name seems to have survived into the mid 60's at least.

The one you described sounds like a 1959 or 60 early stereo model. The 610 with the 30 amplifier came in both separate cabinets in 1959 and were in a single cabinet in 1960.

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 Post subject: The Fisher Model E-48 Electra
PostPosted: Mar Mon 10, 2008 10:00 pm 
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Does anyone know what this might be worth?

-Produced by the "Fisher Radio Corp."
-The Fisher Anniversary Series
-Model E-48
-Garrard AT6 record player
-Stereo Beam
-Serial Number 156668

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/fur/601528255.html

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 Post subject: I have one
PostPosted: Jul Sat 19, 2008 5:15 pm 
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With manuals I have no idea what its worth I am in New York so if your interested let me know


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