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428 ; General Electric Co. (ID = 1399373) Radio
428 ; General Electric Co. (ID = 1399374) Radio
428 ; General Electric Co. (ID = 1399372) Radio  
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428 ; General Electric Co. (ID = 1399372) Radio
General Electric Co.: 428 [Radio] ID = 1399372 933x618
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For model 428, General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY:
Picture from General Electric Databook
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY
Year: 1955 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 12BE6 12BA6 12AV6 50C5 35W4
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 60 cycles, 105 to 120 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out 0.5 W (unknown quality)
from Model: 428 - General Electric Co. GE;
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).

The General Electric 428 is an AC operated 5 tube BC band receiver.  The BC band range is 540 to 1600 kHz.  Has built-in loop antenna. Uses Qty(1) #44 lamp. Cabinet color is Ivory.

The following models use the same schematic and cabinet but have different cabinet colors:

Model Number Cabinet Color
427 Mahogany
428 Ivory
429 Red


Source of data - - Manufacturers Literature
Literature/Schematics (1) General Electric Service Notes (General Electric Service Guide Volume III 1946 to 1961 Page 128)
Literature/Schematics (2) Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Set 270 Folder 5)

Model page created by John Kusching. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY
Here you find 2606 models, 1816 with images and 1862 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.