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808A ; Atwater Kent Mfg. Co (ID = 699479) Radio
808A ; Atwater Kent Mfg. Co (ID = 699480) Radio
808A ; Atwater Kent Mfg. Co (ID = 699481) Radio
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808A ; Atwater Kent Mfg. Co (ID = 699479) Radio
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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.; Philadelphia, USA
Year: 1933/1934 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 8: 58 58 58 58 58 2A6 2A5 80
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 472 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Model: 808A - Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.;
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
Dimensions (WHD) 24 x 40 x 12.5 inch / 610 x 1016 x 318 mm
Notes This model 808A cabinet as Lowboy on 6 short legs, rounded body with tiger wood and wood inlay, brass faceplate, was used also for model 711J and 310. According to "Slusser", the mentioned models are from 1933. For being able to tune in stations well, the model uses a "shadow tuning indicator" or "shadow indicator" (often called Shadowgraph as principle or brand) of 1200 ohms.
Price in first year of sale 78.00 USD
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data Collector's Guide to Antique Radios (6th edition)
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 4 = ca. 1934 and before
Mentioned in Pre-War Consoles
Literature/Schematics (1) Radio Retailing (Radio & Television R.) (October 1933 issue, page 19)

All listed radios etc. from Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.; Philadelphia, USA
Here you find 504 models, 324 with images and 327 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.