Repair and Restoration Services
The following have notified ETF that they perform
repair or restoration services for early television equipment. If you
would like to be added to the list, contact us. ETF does not necessarily
endorse the quality of the work done by these people.
|Amptech Systems, Warren, Ohio, provides Restoration and Maintenance Service for Great Lakes Region clients. We primarily service Postwar B/W TV, 21" Color TV, Radio, Hi-Fi, and Tube Automobile Radio. Restoration & Post-Restoration Maintenance available. We also have Reproductions of sheet metal parts such as back covers and HV cages. We are also equipped to service some Prewar TV models. Cabinet Refinishing and Repair available. We have two fully-equipped shops, four service benches, two technicians with more than 25 years’ Vintage Electronics experience each. We also perform In-Home Service (Post-Restoration Maintenance Only, Limited Service Area). www.amptechsystems.com 330-372-5401. (3/16/10)
|Jeff Weinberg W8CQ has purchased the Peter Dahl Co., which makes custom replacement transformers for vintage electronic equipment.
Harbach Electronics, LLC,
468 County Road 620,
Polk, OH 44866-9711. http://www.harbachelectronics.com, http://www.pwdahl.com
|Vintage TV and Radio Restoration. Have parts chassis, some CRTs and plenty of restored and unrestored sets. Had three TV shope. I'm located on Long Island, New York. You can reach me at (631) 667-5247. Vaughn.
| Friends ~ I have 57 continuous years of owning TOP TV in
Cleveland Ohio. I have personal knowledge of all makes & models
since Philo Farnsworth. (Early audio gear too.) Need help? ~ call
Ernie: 216-486-3660. I have literally tons of used & NOS parts. Also
see: www.toptvandappliance.com. TopTv573 at aol dot com
| TV restoration of early TV sets. 55 years
experience. 7 inch sets a specialty. Cabinet restoration available,
too. Paris. KY. Charles Harper, email brdcster at gmail dot com
Stellar TV & Auto Electric: I specialize in 1940s-1960s
Televisions; restorations as well as custom color conversions,
1930s+ radios, record players, and vintage car radios. Although I am
primarily based out of Gardnerville, Nevada, I also provide pickups
and dropoffs from Midway Antique Mall outside of Sacramento,
California (Citrus Heights) once a month. From the mall I do light
repairs, but for involved repairs or restorations I'll bring your
set back to Nevada. Much of my work is on display at Midway. Many
references available upon request. Contact Justin Rubsam with
Stellar TV at (775) 783-9321 (primary) or justin at stellar-tv dot
com. My web site covers a lot of info about what I do:
www.stellar-tv.com . Midway Antique Mall can be contacted at (916)
| I restore pre 1950 TV's. I specialize in
electrostatic sets Motorola, Hallicrafters, Admiral, Teletone, Pilot and
others. Can rebuild chassis only if you like. I worked on these old guys
when I was a kid learning the TV business in the late 40's and was in the
business until the 60's. I also have a cabinet refinisher who does superb
work. I'm working on a replacement for the Motorola rubber pix tube
mounting/mask and can remove the old material from the front plastic cover
and refinish. I live in New Hope, PA. about 50 miles NE of Philadelphia at
the NJ state line.I work on a lot of old round tube Zeniths. Philcos, RCAs,
GEs, etc. I also sell these sets that I buy and restore, mostly table
models but some consoles. If you want a particular make and model I will
find one and restore it for you. Call me at 215-794-3616 or email at cazar
at irvm dot com.
Retro Electronics and Audio Lab in Midland, Texas (www.retroaudiolab.com
offers service for tube-type TV sets, antique radios, jukeboxes,
phonographs, electric organs, and other vintage equipment. We also offer
supplies such as phono styli and have good used audio components for
E-mail retroaudiolab at yahoo dot com.
| HQ Electronics is restoring the old B&W & color sets as well as
antique radios. 218 N 1st St., Shelton WA 98584. 360-426-3336 (Shared
phone and fax) hqelect at hctc dot com
| Scott Marshall of New Jersey, repairs and restores vintage televisions,
radios, phonographs, and clocks for museums, corporations, and
collectors. Television experience includes CT100, Philco Predicta,
1940's RCA, 1950's Zenith and Admiral. scottmarshall at aol dot com http://members.aol.com/ScottMarshall
David De Betta has been an avid collector and restorer of old TVs for the
past 15 years or so. He restores mostly postwar through 1960s black and
white tube sets, and so far have restored ones ranging from an RCA 621TS
(first postwar set) to various console and table model electrostatic and
electromagnetic deflection sets, to metal 50s portables, to Predictas.
Email me for more info about prices, typical steps done in the
restoration, shipping, etc. Located in Charlotte, NC area.
ddebetta at carolina dot rr dot com
| Larry Whitlock from Dallas does restorations of postwar b/w, early color,
and Predictas. Lwhitlock7 at aol dot com
| Ross Rian at
RianRRR at aol dot com
restores black and white and early color sets. Chicago area.
| Ross Marshall at www.wadictatv.com repairs, restores, buys, sells and trades 21" Philco Predicta TV's,
parts and components and rebuilds chassis. predictatv at bigvalley dot
| Chuck Azzalina, Perkasie, PA, restores Pre-1945 and postwar sets.
Contact Chuck by email, restore at myvintagetv dot com www.myvintagetv.com
| Steve George, northeast Mississippi. 30 miles from Tupelo (sgeorge at
avisa dot com),
repairs vintage TV sets.