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Parts Resources, Arranged by Parts & Services Offered

The links below lead to sites outside the PhilcoRadio.com domain.

The PHILCO Video | Beam of Light Repair | Cabinets & Cabinet Parts | Cabinet Backs | Cabinet Refinishing | Crystal Headset Repair | Decals | Dial Covers | Dial Scales | Escutcheons | Grille Cloth | Knobs & Pushbuttons | Microphone Repair | Misc. Parts | Phono Parts, Reflocking, Cartridges | Phono Cartridge Repair | Phonograph Repair | Predicta Repair | Radio Repair & Restoration | Schematics | Speaker Repair | Transformers | Tubes | Used Parts | Volume Controls | Wire

The PHILCO Video

Encore Home Video - Popular video featuring footage of the PHILCO factory shot in 1929. Available in VHS and DVD formats from Encore Home Video. Also see their many other video offerings.

Beam of Light Phono Pickup Repair

West-Tech Services now rebuilds the Philco Beam of Light head for the 1941 and 1942 Philco Models (only built these two years).

Philco Cabinets & Cabinet Parts

Steve Davis - Offering reproduction Philco cathedral cabinets for popular 1932-34 Philco models, as well as reproduction bottom molding for 1931-34 Philco cathedral models and reproduction speaker bolts for 1932-36 Philcos. All are of the highest quality. Complete reproduction cabinets are marked as reproduction. View a complete listing of what Steve offers for sale.

Richmond Designs, Inc. - Quality duplication of vintage radio cabinet parts and complete cabinets.

Philco Cabinet Backs

Retro-Tronics is offering laser cut reproduction backs for many Philco models, as well as reproduction backs for other radio models.

Cabinet Repair & Refinishing

Monroe Furniture Restoration - Located in Bloomington, IN. Since 2002, owner Tim Puro has been performing precision woodworking and furniture restoration including the restoration of wood vintage radio cabinets.

Richmond Designs, Inc. - Quality cabinet refinishing for all models of vintage radios.

Michael Schwartzman - Cooperstown, NY. Offers complete refinishing and repair of cabinets for vintage radios.

ToshMahal.com - Located in Dallas, TX. Restoration of furniture including wood vintage radio cabinets.

Crystal Headset Repair

West-Tech Services, 615 Fairground St., Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Phone: 740-732-6056 - Send Email

Philco Decals

Antique Electronic Supply

Radio Daze

Dial Covers

Bill Turner - Dialcover.com - Sells round glass (convex) dial covers ranging in size from 2" to 8-7/8" by 1/16" increments, and also provides the materials and instructions for making your own plastic dial covers. Visit his website for more information.

Mark Palmquist - Retro Radio Repair - Offers custom-made reproduction plastic dial covers for vintage radios including many Philcos. A complete list of his dial covers may be found here.

West-Tech Services, 615 Fairground St., Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Phone: 740-732-6056 - Send Email. They offer high quality dial covers for your vintage radio. More information.

Philco Dial Scales

Mark Oppat's Old Radio Parts - Offers silkscreened translucent dial scales as well as replacements for glass dial scales.

Radio Daze - Offers laminated translucent dial scales as well as replacements for glass dial scales.

Philco Escutcheons

Antique Radio Knobs - Old-Time Replications - Reproduction Philco escutcheons (dial bezels), knobs and pushbuttons. Their reproductions are of excellent quality. They also sell reproduction 1941 and 1942 Philco escutcheons. The reproductions look just like the original. Please note that the reproduction escutcheons do not include the brass strip just above the knob holes. Use the brass strip from your original escutcheon. Their 1941 escutcheon fits the following models: 41-250, 41-255, 41-256, 41-280, 41-285, 41-287, 41-290, 41-296, 41-610 and 41-611. And their 1942 escutcheon fits the following: 42-355, 42-380, and 42-390.

Antique Electronic Supply also carries a few reproduction escutcheons and some reproduction knobs as well.

Reproduction Grille Cloth

Merry Tunes Antique Radios and Parts - They have several different patterns of cloth; not very many Philco patterns, though.

Radio Daze - Offers a growing selection of reproduction grille cloth for the vintage radio collector.

Richmond Designs, Inc. - Currently carries replacement cloth for some Philco, Zenith, and other radios. Excellent quality!

Sid Chaplin - Traditional Radio Grilles - A seller of grille cloth in the UK.

Speaker Fabric Supply - Several generic cloth patterns, no specific Philco cloth patterns.

Also search eBay for grille cloth.

Philco Knobs & Pushbuttons (original)

David Frush (original and NOS knobs, including many for Philco sets)

Julie McCall - Original knobs for Philco and other radios.

Kelton Trammell - Original knobs for Philco and other radios.

Mark Oppat's Old Radio Parts

Mike Koste - Gobs of Knobs

Philco Knobs & Pushbuttons (reproduction)

Antique Electronic Supply

Mark Oppat's Old Radio Parts

Radio Daze

Renovated Radios

Microphone Repair

West-Tech Services, 615 Fairground St., Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Phone: 740-732-6056 - Send Email

Miscellaneous Parts

Capacitors

Antique Electronic Supply

Bob's Antique Radios & Electronics - Capacitors, AC power cords, and other items for the vintage radio restorer.

Bill Turner - Dialcover.com

Just Radios

Mouser Electronics

Mark Oppat's Old Radio Parts

Radio Daze

Triode Electronics

Vacuum Tubes, Inc.

Grommets

Don Patterson - Replacement rubber tuning condenser grommets for Models 70, 90, and other similar Philcos made between 1931 and 1936 are available from Don Patterson. These will raise the tuning condenser back to its proper height, and they mount just like the originals.

Renovated Radios carries a number of different Philco rubber grommets and mounts including flat and round chassis mounts and reproduction corner mounts for 1935 and 1939-1942 Philcos.

Resistors

Antique Electronic Supply

Just Radios

Mouser Electronics

Radio Daze

Soldering Stations

Circuit Specialists - Soldering Stations - Large selection of soldering stations. They also sell test equipment and other electronic parts and supplies.

Phonograph Parts, Reflocking, Cartridges, Etc.

All Unique - Reflocking Service - Electrostatically re-flocks phonograph platters to original or custom colors. The result is a "like new" platter with 1/32" rayon or nylon flocking.

V-M Audio Enthusiasts - offers needles and cartridges for all brands of record changers as well as idler wheels/rebuilding service and belts for all brands including Philco/V-M tape recorders and Philco-Ford/V-M record changers. Service literature and Owner's Manuals for V-M products, record care and accessories. V-M Factory Replacement service parts for V-M products. It is THE premier site for V-M information and help.

Garage'A Records - Phonograph parts, cartridges, needles/styli, etc.

West-Tech Services, 615 Fairground St., Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Phone: 740-732-6056 - Send Email. They rebuild idler wheels including totally vulcanized new rubber for 45, VM and Zenith Cobra changers. They sell "hard-to-find" needles, cartridges, and other phono parts. Visit their website, call, or e-mail for more information.

Phono Cartridge Repair - Crystal cartridges:

West-Tech Services, 615 Fairground St., Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Phone: 740-732-6056 - Send Email. They rebuild old metal and plastic phono cartridges for 78 players, jukeboxes, crystal and magnetic cutting heads.

Phono Cartridge Repair - Older magnetic ("horseshoe") cartridges used on 1920s-1930s phonographs:

George Epple - Magnetic Cartridge Rebuilding - Rebuilds 1920's through 1940's horseshoe magnet pickups and others. Specializing in Philco, Victor, RCA, Wurlitzer, Edison, Capehart, Majestic, Columbia, Seeburg, Brunswick, HMV, Sparton, etc. Fabricates custom rubber components as required and uses an industrial magnet charger.

West-Tech Services, 615 Fairground St., Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Phone: 740-732-6056 - Send Email

Phonograph Repair

Jim Koehler Antique Radio Repair Service - Located in Freeport, NY.

Philco Predicta Repair

50's Predicta.com - Repair of 1959-60 Philco Predicta television sets.

Radio Repair & Restoration

BillTheRadioGuy.com - Repair/restoration of auto and home radios, located in Shelton, WA.

Dale's Antique Radio Repair - Radio repair service located in Greenville, TX.

Jim Koehler Antique Radio Repair Service - Located in Freeport, NY.

John & Jean Antique Radio - Located in Leo, IN (near Fort Wayne).

Rick's Antique Radios - Located near Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Texas Vintage Audio - Repair of radios and vintage tube amplifiers, located in San Angelo, TX.

Vintage Sounds Houston - Repair/restoration of radios, phonographs, telephones, music boxes and more!

Philco Schematics

If you don't find the schematic you need in our Tech Section, here are some other sources:

Nostalgia Air (online schematics from Rider's Manuals, available for free download)

Photocopies of schematics are also available from the following suppliers for a reasonable fee:

The Philco Repair Bench - High quality photocopies of original Philco service information for 1928-1947 Philco radio models.

The Audiophool Page - Philco Service Bulletins - Free downloads of Philco service bulletins in DJVU format.

Bob's Antique Radios & Electronics

Just Radios (American, Canadian AND European schematics)

Mark Oppat's Old Radio Parts

Mike's Manuals - Specializing in out-of-print service manuals.

Radio Era Archives - Schematics, manuals, CD/DVD publications, and much more.

Speaker Repair

Jackson Speaker Service - Speaker Reconing by Ron McGee. Contact him at Jackson Speaker Service, 3921 Pine Crest Court, Jackson, MI 49203 or call (517) 789-6400.

Sound Remedy - Loudspeaker repair service, located in New Jersey.

The Speaker Shop - Vintage and Antique Speaker Repair and Recone Services, loctaed in North Lima, Ohio.

Utah Reconers - Matt Sheldon, 7120 Camelot Way, West Jordan, Utah 84084 or call 801-694-0166.

Vintage Radio - Tony Cerasin, 900 Crestview Dr., Newberg, Oregon 97132 or call 503-538-2392. Specializing in vintage/antique speakers.

Transformers - Custom-Built

Heyboer Transformers - Heyboer can construct a new transformer to your specifications. Excellent quality, reasonable prices.

Transformers - New

Antique Electronic Supply

Radio Daze

Transformers - Used

John Kendall's Vintage Electronics - The Radio Junkyard

Play Things of Past

Wilbur Gilroy

Transformer Rewinding

Contact Heyboer Transformers to have a new transformer built to your specifications.

Tubes

Antique Electronic Supply

Arizona Tube Supply

Bob Dobush - FindATube.com

Play Things of Past

Radio Daze

Triode Electronics

TubesValves.com

Vacuum Tubes, Inc.

Used Parts

John Kendall's Vintage Electronics - The Radio Junkyard

Play Things of Past

Wilbur Gilroy

Volume Controls

Mark Oppat's Old Radio Parts - The "King of Controls" has probably the largest stock of volume controls in the USA, including original Philco and Zenith, but mostly Centralab, Clarostat, IRC and Mallory. Many rare tapped ones too. He can also fix many controls.

Renovated Radios - Offering a volume control rebuilding service for 1937-38 Philco models as well as repair for the extra long shafts used on these controls as well as the repair of other Philco off-on switches and tone controls.

Wire, Cloth-Covered AC Cord, etc.

Antique Electronic Supply

Radio Daze

Sundial Wire - cloth-covered wire in many styles, colors and gauges. They also sell AC plugs.

Notice to Vendors: If you provide a service related to vintage Philco radios not listed here, please contact me and I shall be happy to add your service to this list. A reciprocal link to this site would be most appreciated.

The PHILCO Video | Beam of Light Repair | Cabinets & Cabinet Parts | Cabinet Backs | Cabinet Refinishing | Crystal Headset Repair | Decals | Dial Covers | Dial Scales | Escutcheons | Grille Cloth | Knobs & Pushbuttons | Microphone Repair | Misc. Parts | Phono Parts, Reflocking, Cartridges | Phono Cartridge Repair | Phonograph Repair | Predicta Repair | Radio Repair & Restoration | Schematics | Speaker Repair | Transformers | Tubes | Used Parts | Volume Controls | Wire