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Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850

Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 1286163) Radio
 
Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 1286164) Radio
 
Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 1286165) Radio
 
Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 1286166) Radio
 
Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 1286167) Radio
 
Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 621248) Radio
 
Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 621249) Radio
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Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850; Sears, Roebuck & Co. (ID = 269824) Radio
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For model Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850, Sears, Roebuck & Co.; Chicago (IL):
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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Sears, Roebuck & Co.; Chicago (IL)
Brand
 
Silvertone
Year: 1934/1935 perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 951 230 951 232 233 30_Ballast
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 480 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
Details
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries / 2 to 3 & -3 & -4.5 & 3 x 45 Volt
Loudspeaker Magnetic loudspeaker (reed) generic.
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Silvertone 1850 World's Fair Table Model Order= 57FM 1850 - Sears, Roebuck & Co.; Chicago
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, Tombstone = decorative upright, not cathedral but can have rounded edges.
Dimensions (WHD) 18.3 x 18.8 x 13.5 inch / 465 x 478 x 343 mm
Notes

The Sears Silvertone 1850 is a battery operated 5 tube BC and SW band receiver. Uses ballast tube 30.  Riders states a 480kHz IF but Sears Silvertone Service Manual 1928 thru 1936 states 175kHz IF.

Band Frequency Ranges are as follows:
BC Band.............545-1760kHz
SW Band............6.0-15.0MHz

Chassis and schematic used in this model also used in models 1850A, 1851, 1862, 1868, 1868A, 1870, 1921, 1931 and 7147, with some models combining the power switch with the tone control and thus having 4 knobs instead of 5.

Catalog states: Airplane easy tuning dial Includes Three longer life Silvertone "B" Batteries and Improved 6-month Dry "A" Battery.

Designed in the spirit of World's Fair architecture and constructed by master cabinet makers, with front of carefully matched walnut and Madrone burl veneers.  Remainder in Walnut finish. All batteries contained inside the cabinet.  Complete with tubes and batteries described above and aerial kit.

Order number 57FM 1850 Cash Price $ 32.95.  See details and summaries about Sears catalogs etc. This model was manufactured for Sears by Colonial Radio Corp., Buffalo, NY (Sears Manufacturer Source Number Code 101).

 

Price in first year of sale 32.95 $
Collectors' prices  
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 5 = ca. 1934 and before
Mentioned in Collector's Guide to Antique Radios 4. Edition
Literature/Schematics (1) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 5 = ca. 1934 and before (Riders Sears 5-41, 42)
Literature/Schematics (2) The Sears Silvertone Catalogs 1930-1942 (page 82, 87)
Literature/Schematics (3) Sears, Roebuck Catalogs (Silvertone) (# 169, Fall & Winter 1934/35, page 533. #170, Spring & Summer 1935 page 475.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Silvertone Radios, Service Inf. 1928 thru 1936 (Pages 551 to 555)


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