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Old 8th March 2010, 10:56 PM   #1
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Default Interesting old Philco electrostatic tweeter

Saw a couple of ancient speaker baffles today on the odds/ends shelf at the local St. Vincent DePaul. When I peeked behind the grille cloth I spied the oddest looking tweeter I'd ever seen (i'm a bit of an innocent in the vintage dept). The baffles were a dollar each so I couldn't very well resist. Took the little drivers out and snapped a couple of pics.

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Turns out the tweeter is not exceedingly rare. I found a few other examples of them on the net. But they fascinated me none the less. Especially because of how well preserved they were for fifties vintage.
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