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1255 "Madrigal"

1255 'Madrigal' ; Mitchell Mfg. Co., (ID = 227184) Radio
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1255 'Madrigal' ; Mitchell Mfg. Co., (ID = 227184) Radio
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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Mitchell Mfg. Co., (ELCO, ESCO); Chicago, IL
Year: 1952 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 6: 12AW6 or 12AU6 6C4 12BA6 12AU6 50C5 35Z5GT
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / 117 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Model: 1255 "Madrigal" - Mitchell Mfg. Co., ELCO, ESCO;
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Tablemodel without push buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14

The following models are identical except for cabinet color.

ModelCabinet Color



External source of data Ernst Erb
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 22, covering 1951
Mentioned in Collector's Guide to Antique Radios (7th Edition) (page 163)

All listed radios etc. from Mitchell Mfg. Co., (ELCO, ESCO); Chicago, IL
Here you find 44 models, 27 with images and 28 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.