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38-12T ; Philco, Philadelphia (ID = 476148) Radio
Philco, Philadelphia: 38-12T [Radio] ID = 476148 800x639
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For model 38-12T, Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt. Co.; USA:
With courtesy of Ebayseller Rudolph R. D'Amato
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt. Co.; USA
Year: 1937/1938 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 6A7 78 75 41 84
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 470 kHz
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 115 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out 2 W (unknown quality)
from Model: 38-12T - Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).
Dimensions (WHD) 295 x 215 x 155 mm / 11.6 x 8.5 x 6.1 inch
Notes Case similar to model 38-15T. Same chassis is used in other models of the 38-12 series, but cases differing in either color, shape or material.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 4.6 kg / 10 lb 2.1 oz (10.132 lb)
Collectors' prices  
Source of data Collector's Guide to Antique Radios (6th edition)
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 8 = 1937 and before
Mentioned in Philco Radio 1928-1942 (and A flick of the switch 1930-1950)
Literature/Schematics (1) Machine Age to Jet Age II

Model page created by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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