Philco 112 and Zenith 6-S-597
A lowboy radio from 1931(?) and a Phono/Shortwave/Broadcast from 1941(?)


 

Philco 112

One of four Philco cabinets designed by Norman Bel Geddes. All four feature the half-round beading along the top edges and a special stylized "P" grille cloth (which, unfortunately, is not being reproduced).

Original selling price: $149.50
Number made: 28,857

 

Superhet with RF-stage;
IF-Freq. 175 kHzSuperhet with a preamplification stage.

Wave bands Broadcast only
Alternating Current supply (AC) / 115 VoltAC set plus voltage range.
Potential.
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS
(moving-coil with field excitation coil)

Electro magnetic dynamic loudspeaker (moving-coil principle by Rice-Kellog) with field excitation coil - mostly used as choke.

www.radiomuseum.org Model: 112 Low Boy Material Wooden caseWooden case. Most radios have a wooden cabinet until the WW2.

Valves / Tubes 11: 24

Source: Radiomuseum.org

Zenith 6-S-597

Comes with dozens of phono needles!

Superheterodyne with RF-stage; IF-Freq. 455 kHz

Wave bands Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
Specialities Changer (Record changer)
Alternating Current supply (AC) / 117 VoltAC set plus voltage range.

Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) This is cool! An electromagnetic antennae in a card board box you spin around for better reception. I will try to post a picture of it soon (my batteries died on the camera!).

Electro magnetic dynamic loudspeaker (moving-coil principle by Rice-Kellog) with field excitation coil - mostly used as choke.

Model: 6S597 (6-S-597 Ch=6A20)

Material: Wooden case
Shape: Console with Push Button Tuning.
Valves / Tubes 6
Price in first year of sale: 100 USD

Source: Radiomuseum.org

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