Frequently Asked Questions
WARNING: Never plug-in and turn on a radio that hasn’t been used for an unknown period. Have it checked first.
Q1. I have cleaned out my grandparents’ house and found an old valve radio with a wooden case, is it worth saving and what would be its value?
Having said that, all radios are worth saving, no matter the condition there are usually parts worth saving.
Q2. I have been given an old cream radio by a neighbour who said that it doesn’t work and made a “bang” when he last switched it on. What could be the problem?
Q3. I think one of the valves in my radio is defective. How can I test it? Where can I get valves?
Last updated 18 April 2021.