Antique 1937 Silvertone Tube Radio Model 4470 W/ Tuning Eye Wood Cabinet Works
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Antique 1937 Silvertone Tube Radio Model 4470 W/ Tuning Eye Wood Cabinet Works:
For your offerding considerationin this sale is this very nice SILVERTONE TUBE RADIO Model 4470. It is in working condition and picking up numerous AM Stations. I believe it needs some sort of antennae, which I do not have,to pick up the "Foreign" (Shortwave) and Police Stations. The Bakelite Knobs, Gold Dial with Glass protective cover held in place by a Bakelite ring, Tuning eye and the electronics appear original (tubes may be replacements as expected). The cord may be a replacement. The cabinet is made of wood (Mahogany ?) and is in great shape with fabulous finish and patina.
The following information regarding the Silvertone 4470 is courtesy of radiomuseum site:
Country:United States of America (USA) Manufacturer / Brand:Sears, Roebuck & Co.; Chicago (IL) Brand Silvertone Year: 1937 Type: Radio - or past WW2 tuner Valves / Tubes 6: 6A8G 6K7G 6B6G 6N6G 6H5 6X5G Principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 262 kHz Tuned circuits6 AM circuit(s)Wave bandsBroadcast, Short Wave(s) and Police. DetailsPower type and voltageAlternating Current supply (AC) / 105-125Volt LoudspeakerElectro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm Power out4W (unknown quality) from Radiomuseum.orgModel: Silvertone 6-Tube De Luxe Order= 57E 4470 - Sears, Roebuck & Co.; ChicagoMaterialWooden case ShapeTablemodel, low profile (big size). Dimensions / Price in first year of sale21.50$ External source of dataErnst Erb Source of dataThe Radio CollectorGrinder, 1995 Circuit diagram referenceRider's Perpetual, Volume 8 = 1937 and before Mentioned inSears Silvertone, Stein, 1930-42 (page 117)Literature/Schematics (1)Machine Age to J.Vol.3 Stein 99 (Riders 8-39, 40, 41)Literature/Schematics (3)Sears, Roebuck Catalogs (# 174, Spring & Summer 1937, page 433.)Shipping weight estimate, in a 24 x 18 x 18 size box is 25 pounds.The light for the dial and the Tuning Eye light up for a nice effect. The tuning eye needs an adjustment, that I am not sure how to do,as it lights up but is not adjusting. The glass bezel over the dial is a little align="center">SELLERS TRADE PRACTICES:
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