[Boatanchors] General Radio Beat Frequency Audio Generator Type 1304-B: Pay for Pack / Ship and it's Yours

William Morton w_b_morton at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 25 11:26:32 EST 2017

Hello All,

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Received no responses, so the GR piece is heading to teardown/recycle.

Best Regards,

From: William Morton <w_b_morton at hotmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 2:36:47 AM
To: boatanchor
Subject: General Radio Beat Frequency Audio Generator Type 1304-B: Pay for Pack / Ship and it's Yours

Hello All,

Picked it up at a warehouse sale and want to see if there is any interest here.  Will wait until after Christmas and then it's off to teardown/recycle.

Pictures available here (sorry for any annoying pop up ads):


Fine print:  No beauty queen, has some paper label remaining over the description and logo area, meter has a crack down at the bottom, fine paint spatters (not a functional issue), no tubes (but the labels don't mention anything rare), power plug needs to be reattached with small screws/nuts, outer case is sturdy and dirty (I will find screws somewhere to hold it in place), main dial turns easily, other knobs are stiff/squeaky, inside is pretty clean.  I especially like the little metal tags with the tube ID's stamped in them.

General information can be found here:  http://www.ietlabs.com/pdf/GR_Experimenters/1954/GenRad_Experimenter_June_1954.pdf

It weighs just under 40 pounds and will cost a fair amount of $$ to pack/ship.  I would budget $60 for a good box and packing materials and maybe $100 for shipping from Zip Code 55076.  I cannot estimate worth beans, so it may be less.

My proposal:  Pay $160 via PayPal to w_b_morton at hotmail.com and I will bring it to my local UPS Store for packing and shipping.  Any excess funds will be refunded minus the cost for a cup of coffee.

Honestly, I do not know if this thing is worth more than $10.  I just figure I'd put it out there in case anyone wants it.

Best Regards,


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