- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Sparks-Withington Co., (Sparton); Jackson, Michigan
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
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- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 456 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
- Tuned circuits
- 7 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
- Power type and voltage
- AC/DC-set / 115 Volt
- Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
- Wooden case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: Sparton 65 - Sparks-Withington Co., Sparton
- Tablemodel, Tombstone = decorative upright, not cathedral but can have rounded edges.
Model 65 AC-DC is a 6-tube superheterodyne for broadcast reception 540 to 1600 kHz including police calls and short wave from 19 to 55 meters. This model uses a resistance in the wire - after the power plug. The model 65-T has a transformer and is for AC only - otherwise the same chassis.
See the article here about season 1934/35.
- 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 (Rider's 5-7, 5-8, 5-9)
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Machine Age to Jet Age II (page 281.)
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- Cathedral & Tombstone Radios (page 253.)
- Other Models
Here you find 732 models, 349 with images and 658 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Sparks-Withington Co., (Sparton); Jackson, Michigan
Forum contributions about this model: Sparks-Withington Co: Sparton 65
Threads: 1 | Posts: 15
I need to replace a dial lamp of this Sparton 65.
Looking at its schematic I could notice that it is a A-1519.
Unfortunately I don't now what it means.
Do you help me to find out its voltage and current?
Thank you in advance
Mario Coelho, 09.Oct.06