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Offline 170Sb-Fahrer

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Tube Radios for 170 S, SB, a.s.o.
« on: February 23, 2016, 05:38:45 PM »

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>>>> I'll do so 

vintage Telefunken and Becker tube radios are VERY!!!! expensive.  They also have only AM. (big problem in germany, were all AM broadcasting is switched off.)

I have a Philips Paladin 551 in my 170Sb. Works excellent on AM and FM.
Tube radio, build from approx. 1953 until 1955.
Wonderfull chome preset push buttons for M-M-L-U-U (AM and FM).

Price in europe is quite better than for Telefunken and Becker radios (several 100 Euro, depends on condition). Sometimes to find on Ebay ( or

Pictures and some more information:

Very nice to use a cheap FM transmitter to broadcast your own musik to your vintage car from an mp3 player.

Kind regards from Germany

PS: Sorry, my english is really not the best.

PPS: Due to a lag of time for my hobby issues, I visit this forum very seldom. Sorry.

PPPS: This is no advertisment and I don't have one to sell and I'm no vendor ;-)

Offline JanHo

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Re: Tube Radios for 170 S, SB, a.s.o.
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 08:48:14 AM »
Do have for sale Becker AR5165 tuberadio for V types Mercedes.
This one has an Ivory face plate.
Also very rare to find.
See attachement.