Gilfillan 5B8
1938
Gilfillan Brothers Inc.,
1815 Venice Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California, USA

    The Gilfillan 5B8 was offered in four colors, Red, Pink, Ivory and Bluish Gray and the cabinet is not painted but is made of  colored plaskon.  The Dial is stationized with California radio stations.  I purchased this radio from an Ebay auction in January of 2005.

Tube Line Up:
6A8...Mixer / Oscillator
6K7...I.F. Amplifier
6Q7...2nd. Detector / AVC
6F5...Audio Driver
5W4...Rectifier

Measurements:
Height...6.75 inches
Width...10.25 inches
Depth...5.5 inches

Frequency Ranges:
BC Band ...550 kHz - 1700 kHz
I.F. Frequency...460 kHz

    Click here to view, through TerraServer, the former site of the Gilfillin factory.  It's now a athletics field.

Power Source:
AC...110 Volts

    The schematic for this radio can be found at the Nostalgia Air web site by clicking on the link below.

Schematic and information

This web page was last updated: April 26, 2006