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The Official Vintage Curtis Mathes site by Glenn Waters

Curtis Mathes, Vintage Electronics, Televisions, Stereos, Radios, VCR”s, Camcorders, Mathes Coolers and Fans, Made in the USA. Design

Beautiful Curtis Mathes Designed Console Models, and Cutting Edge Curtis Mathes Computers

This is a very rare Curtis Mathes branded computer. It was manufactured by Arima back in the day when America was the computer leader; and was sold at American Microtech in Dallas under the licensed branding of Curtis Mathes.

This computer has state of the art space age components with Texas space age design. A really awesome piece of Texas history and know-how. The best part is it was all made in Texas by folks who took great  pride in their workmanship and skill.

 It is a 386SX/20 with 2M ram. It works fully. I'd have to say that very few of these still exist. The design and workmanship in the computer is remarkable.

The wonderful designers at Curtis Mathes produced some of the most remarkable electronics in the golden age of vintage electronics.

 

The photo below is of my Curtis Mathes Model 40M6523 made on September 18, 1961. She works as good as the day she was made.

The three photos below are of the very nice Curtis Mathes that I found at a thrift store. Curtis Mathes Model 40M653 with a nice maple finish and a very good set of hand made in Texas speakers for the deluxe FM and radio and turntable, she is even set up to broadcast TV stations through her speakers. She was made September 18, 1961 in Texas.

 

Photo below is Karah looking at the very nice radio and turntable in the Curtis Mathes Model # 40M653.

 

Below is the very sweet Curtis Mathes Stereo Console Model 40M653.

 It is very amazing the number of Curtis Mathes products being found in homes, the products out lived their owners.

Below is a beautiful Curtis Mathes Stereo from the 1970's

These beauiful console are showing up all over the nation these days.

Many with their record collections still in-tacked within  the drawers.

Below is a photo of Darryl Brown's awesome custom built Curtis Mathes console from the early 1960's. They just do not make these beauties any more.

 

The three photos below are  of a very sweet Curtis Mathes stereo console. I remember working on this model; she was one of the last Spanish designs I remember working on in the 1980's. She was one of the last eight track models to come down the line in a nice Spanish style all wood cabinet; there is a touch of early American in this design which was fun to work into the Spanish European design. The clothe speaker covers are missing on this one. But that does not take away from her beauty.

The three photos below are of a wonderful Curtis Mathes designed projection television. One of the first and the best made in the industry.

The three photos below are of one of the Curtis Mathes television consoles that I did the console design work on in the mid-1980s'. She went into production in the Fall of 1986 she is Model number # AZ668RL and was 180/ Watts, 120/Volts, and 60/Hertz.  I was going for a modern contemporary look for younger buyers. It was right after my model hit the Curtis Mathes showroom floors that Zenith  came out with a clone of my console design.

The two photos below are of a very rare early 1960s' Curtis Mathes Console made for fallout shelters, houseboats, and small uptown apartments. She came with a black and white television, AM and FM radio,  turntable, and wonderful speakers

The  photo and color instructions above are of the 1981 Curtis Mathes

Console model G552R. I got to work on the design of this wonderful

television.

Up above is my beautiful 1981 Curtis Mathes. I loved working on this console.

The wonderful Curtis Mathes Model G552R with the awesome chassis C84-2

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Timeless Curtis Mathes beauties from every era.

The four photos below are of a lovely Curtis Mathes Console made in 1961 Called the Williamsburg. The  Turntable has a multi-platter spindle, four speeds, 16, 33, 45, and 78-rpm, with a diamond stylus. The dimensions are 58" inches long, 19" inches deep and 29" inches high. The lovely console includes an AM/FM stereo receiver. The turntable is enclosed on top. The analog black and white television like the other equipment still works very nicely, she is all original equipment.

 This beautiful model of the  Williamsburg from 1961 still working like a wonderful time piece.

Curtis Mathes Stereo Model 4329 with a Maple finish.

Curtis Mathes solid maple console stereo from the early 1960's, completely made in the US of A by Americans that cared about workmanship and quality. Sounds qualtiy is amazing. Tube amps really bring records to life. This beautiful Lady has never had the volume knob pushed past 5 or 6 due to the neighbors.

 

Photo below: this turntable is great, says on pitch, spring loaded to prevent skips. 

The name tells you all you need to know, check out this nice name plate below.

 

You have to love this green eye beauty made in the USA.

 

Check out the awesome set of tubes and amps on this Texas beauty.

 Photo below shows about 50% of the wiring diagram is present.

Curtis Mathes Stereo Model 4329  with a Maple finish. Here is the original Serial Number Card still intact. 

Beautiful Westinghouse Stereo Cabinet built by Curtis Mathes

This is Marilyn Martin's awesome Westinghouse Stereo with a cabinet built and designed by Curtis Mathes.

This is a very nice clean modern design with a very clean look.

You can see the awesome Curtis Mathes design in the woodwork.

The photos below and above are of Marilyn Martin's beautiful  Westinghouse Stereo from 1969. The cabinet was built and design by the Curtis Mathes Company for Westinghouse. During the 1960's and 1970's Curtis Mathes built and design many consoles for Westinghouse.

This photos above is of Marilyn Martin's beautiful Westinghouse Stereo Console turntable from 1969. The cabinet was built and designed by the Curtis Mathes Company.

What wonderful sounding music you can hear on a made in the USA Curtis Mathes console stereo.

Curtis Mathes Designs made in the USA.

Made in the USA

Manufacturer/Brand: 

 Curtis Mathes Company Designs.

Year: 1959

Type: Television Receiver (TV)

Valves / Tubes

20:

 

Principle

Superhet with RF-stage

Wave bands

Wave Bands given in the notes.

Power type and voltage

Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110 - 120 Volt

Loudspeaker

Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm

From: Curtis Mathes

Model: 7323

Material

Wooden case

Shape

Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).

Notes

Picture tube: 23CP4
Tuning Range: TV - Channels 2 thru 13.

Country: 

United States of America  

Manufacturer/Brand: 

Curtis Mathes Co.; Dallas (TX)

Year: 1963

Type: Radio - or past WW2 tuner

Valves / Tubes

11:

 

Principle

Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); IF-Freq 455/10700 kHz

Wave bands

Broadcast (BC) and FM.

Power type and voltage

Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110-120 Volt

Loudspeaker

- For headphones or amp.

from Curtis Mathes

Model: AM/FM Chassis 28A2

Material

Metal case

Shape

Chassis only or for «building in»

AM/FM receiver.

 

 

More beauties from the 1960's

The  photo below is from modernman! These are very nice consoles.