About

About

Welcome to The Philco Repair Bench. This site provides resources and information for you, the amateur Philco radio collector and restorer.

Philco service bench circa 1934
A Philco repair bench, December 1934

We provide high quality photocopies of original Philco antique radio service literature, as well as:

  • Philco part values
  • A Philco tube manual
  • Philco service tips
  • Answers to your common questions
  • A history of Philco inventions, including the Auto Tuning Dial, Beam-of-light Phono Pick-up and the Cone-centric Tuning Dial
  • Links to other sites with more information

Please note that The Philco Repair Bench does not repair radios nor does it sell radios, radio cabinets, radio parts or restoration supplies of any kind.

Got a question not answered on this site? Please contact us directly and we’ll do our best to answer it or put you in touch with someone who can.