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Repair and Restoration Services

We are updating this list of people who restore TV sets for collectors. If you perform this service, please fill out this form.

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Canada - Edmonton, Alberta. The Radio Guy. I am relativily new to the TV repair thing but have been doing tube electronics, radio and amp repair for over 30 years now. I am comfortable with postwar black and white sets and have done a number of them now with good success. www.theradioguy.ca (7/7/19)
CO - Arvada. Jaeden Ceron. Services color television, black and white television, late forties to 1970s. Solid state and tube. 303-249-6241 jaedenceron at gmail dot com antiqueradios.com
CO - Lafayette. Craig Roberts. Repair of television sets and radios from the 30s and 40s. 720.520.2053 call or text. analog.tv at juno dot com (7/7/19)
FL - Clearwater. General TV and Electronics, Kirt Lofback, 727-743-2687, Klofback at yahoo dot com. Prewar, postwar B & W, color. In business since 1980 in consumer electronics, I now specialize in antique electronics. Mainly jukebox, antique electronics of all sorts, television and audio. I also have a stockpile of antique tv and radio parts. (7/7/19)
IA - Davenport. Andrew Palmer, Postwar B &W, color. 563-271-8159 Leave voice mail or text. palmer7529 at gmail dot com (7/7/19)
IA - Waukon. Joe Aldrich. Prewar, postwar B & W, color. Specializing in cabinet repair. 612-965-1325. Joealdrich97 at gmail dot.com (7/7/19)
IN - Nashville. Gunner McGee. I focus solely on mechanical television work, and use mostly high quality 3D printed parts of my own design, depending on what the set needs. 812-340-4902 gmcgeenbtv at gmail dot com (7/13/19)
LA - Baton Rouge. Dave Bertinot, 225-939-6173, dave at bertinot dot com (1/22/20)
MD - Bowie. Our crew at the National Capital Radio & Television Museum restores television sets for the Museum. We have done a CT-100 and some 1950s RCAs, Admirals, etc. On rare occasions we have restored TV sets for museum members, but we try to avoid it because there is SO MUCH labor involved that most museum members are unwilling to make a donation commensurate with the labor that it requires. We restore vacuum tube radios for members on a regular basis. radiobelanger at comcast dot net (7/8/19)
MD - Clear Spring. CHF Electronics, Charles Ferry Jr. Postwar B & W, Color. Antique Stereos and Televisions. Primarily Service & Restore Hi End Audio and Amateur Radio Equipment. Contact Me For A Reasonable Repair Quote. 301-857-1347, seecumulus at gmail dot com, https://www.chfelectronics.com/ (1/11/2022)
MD - Gaithersburg. Al Hagovsky. Postwar B & W, color. I will not work on solid state sets. Tube sets only. 1940 s B&W sets through early/mid 1960s B&W and Color sets. I will not ship or pick up sets. Sets must be delivered and picked up at my location in Gaithersburg, MD. I electronically restore sets, I do not do wood/cabinet work. I charge for my time/labor plus cost of parts as needed. 301-233-5861. bigaudioal at aol dot com (7/7/19)
MD - Great Mills.  Nick Williams. Early color, 54 thru the end of the roundies. It can take me a long time to do stuff, but the results are always worth it. 559-362-2282, sailornw at gmail dot com (7/7/19)
MN - Ham Lake. Stephen Eskelson,Grandpas Laboratory. Postwar B & W, Color. Started TV Repair in 1969, did it for years while in EE program, oldest color was ctc2, newest was quasar 2. Currently doing mostly stereo stuff from 1955 through discrete solid state. Some older radios. Most projects are higher end restorations. 612-581-2346 Grandpaslaboritory at gmail dot com (3/26/20)
NC - Charlotte. David Debetta. Postwar B & W. Can restore many brands/models of early postwar black and white TVs, tube type. 803-228-0026. ddebetta at carolina dot rr dot com (7/7/19)
NY - Cheektowaga. Tim Poliniak. Post-war black and white. (716) 833-5645, rcavictim at aol dot com (1/2/15)
NY - Liverpool. Dave’s Antique Radio & TV Restorations.  Electronically restores postwar TVs.  TVs with picture tube attached to chassis and hand delivery preferred. www.tubesandtransistorsandmore.com, www.facebook.com/davesantiqueradio, dave at davesantiqueradio dot com (7/8/19)
PA - Perkasie. VRTR, Chuck Azzalina. Restores early electronic and postwar sets. 215-816-8485, restore at myvintagetv dot com www.myvintagetv.com. (7/11/19)
RI - South Kingston. Kirk Stankiewicz. I would be happy to help any collectors with early RCA Color, CTC 2 to CTC 9. 860 202 4885, kstanki at aol dot com (7/7/19)
SD - Sioux Falls. Choice Electronics does service, repair and calibration on most all Sencore items.  We also have Test Leads, Manuals, Service Literature and accessories on most all of the Sencore items as well. 605-361-6386, Lance at Choicegear dot net (7/8/19)
TN - Knoxvillle. Das Auto Shoppe, Aaron Householder. Postwar B & W. 865-680-8888, Benz220 at aol dot com (7/19/19)
TX - Mesquite. Larry Whitlock. Postwar B & W, Color. I specialize in restoration of Philco Predicta TVs. 214-914-5424, lwhitlock7 at aol dot com (7/7/19)
VA - Springfield. Jeff Scolarus. Postwar B & W, color. 734-788-5085.  Innovativeresults at gmail dot com (7/7/19)

These people have done restoration work in the past, but have not provided recent information:

Anacortes, WA .PhilcoTV.com, Ross Marshall. Restores prewar, postwar B & W sets. Specialize in PHILCO "Predicta" Series TV's, and others of mid 50's (1954--1962) - no transitions or later transistor or solid state. Chassis restorations only. No cosmetics. Any questions, call or email me. 360-421-7195, weirdvideos2008 at yahoo dot com, http://www.philcotv.com/ (1/23/16)
London, United Kingdom. John Thompson. I currently undertake all vintage electronics repairs, particularly post war television, radio and audio up to about 1980. Based in North London. Also I have many spares and service data. thompson.john@btinternet.com (1/4/15)
North Wales, United Kingdom. David Peart. 405 line monochrome 1946 1955. david-a-peart at supanet dot com (1/2/15)
Sacramento, CA. Stellar Vintage Electronics of California. Prewar, Postwar B & W, Color. Cosmetic and electronic restorations for all TV sets made from the 30s through the 60s, NOS and used parts. Specializing in early color as well as fully integrated color conversions on post-55 black and white sets. 916-491-9210, Stellartv.wordpress.com. (1/3/15)
Cambridge, MA. Postwar B&W, anything solid-state. Contact Information: Please contact me atmedasaro at dasarodesigns dot com. Other notes: I specialize in designing replacements for no longer available ICs and hybrids. Please see my website at www.dasarodesigns.com for a listing of all the parts I currently have available for sale or to contact me about a custom part you need made. (1/11/15)
Williamsport, PA. Guild's TV Sales and Service. We are focused on repair of pre 1970 tube based radios, amps, TV, and phonographs. (5/10/15)
Long Island, NY. Vintage TV and Radio Restoration. Have parts chassis, some CRTs and plenty of restored and unrestored sets. Had three TV shops. You can reach me at (631) 667-5247.
Midland, Texas. Retro Electronics and Audio Lab in (www.retroaudiolab.com) offers service for tube-type TV sets, antique radios, jukeboxes, phonographs, electric organs, and other vintage equipment. We also offer supplies such as phono styli and have good used audio components for sale. E-mail retroaudiolab at yahoo dot com.
Shelton WA. HQ Electronics is restoring the old B&W & color sets as well as antique radios. 360-426-3336 (Shared phone and fax), hqelect at hctc dot com
Tupelo, MS. Steve George. Repairs vintage TV sets. sgeorge at avisa dot com