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L-56 Catalin Group

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For model L-56 Catalin Group, Fada Radio & Electric Co.; Long Island (NY)
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Fada Radio & Electric Co.; Long Island (NY)
alternative name
 
Andrea-Radio || Nater, Henri, Atlanta-Radio; Zürich
Year: 1939/1940 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 12SA7GT 12K7GT 12SQ7GT 50L6GT 35Z5GT
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 456 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / 115 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: L-56 Catalin Group - Fada Radio & Electric Co.;
Material Catalin (a brand name for a thermosetting polymer popular in the 1930s and 1940s - a phenol formaldehyde resin - like Bakelite, but a two-stage process with a lot of work afterwards).
Shape Tablemodel without push buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14
Notes

Loop antenna on back side panel.

Available in ten eye-thrilling color combinations:

  • F56X   Onyx cabinet with Onyx grille
  • F56A   Alabaster cabinet with Alabaster grille
  • F56AG Alabaster cabinet with Green grille
  • F56AR Alabaster cabinet with Red grille
  • F56AT Alabaster cabinet with Tortoise grille
  • F56AU Alabaster cabinet with Blue grille
  • F56AX Alabaster cabinet with Onyx grille
  • F56MA Maroon cabinet with Alabaster grille
  • F56BA Blue Lapis Lazuli cabinet with Alabaster grille
  • F56GA Green Jade cabinet with Alabaster grille

See also the Fada models 56 with the same chassis: model L-56W in Walnut bakelite, model L-56BV in Ebony bakelite cabinet with Ivory grille, model L-56T in Burl Walnut wood, model L-56V in Ivory plastic, model L-56 in different bakelite color series or model PL-56 portable.

External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide 1921 - 1965
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 11 = ca. 1940 and before
Mentioned in Collector's Guide to Antique Radios (6th edition)
Literature/Schematics (3) Fada Folder AD 250-B for 1940.


All listed radios etc. from Fada Radio & Electric Co.; Long Island (NY)
Here you find 722 models, 429 with images and 490 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.



 


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Hans Amberger
26.May.06
  1 Bitte mal bei Ebay nachsehen zu welchem Preis dieses Radio in den USA verkauft wurde.
Artikelnummer 6630891793.
Unglaublich!!!!
Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014
26.May.06
  2 In dieser Farbe kostete dieses Modell im Jahre 1991 auch schon 7500 Dollar.

Quelle: Lawlor's Radio Values, Santa Barbara 1991
 
Fada Radio &: L-56 Catalin Group
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