RCA "Radiola Superette" model R7 radio receiver

Description (Brief):

Marked: "Super-Heterodyne / Range: 550-1500 Kilocycles / 60 cycles / [Patent data] / Serial No. 59953". Plate: "Sold by Bremer Music House / 1806 Third Ave. / Rock Island, Ill." Specimen is an eight tube superhetrodyne receiver employing one type 235 radio frequency amplifier tube, one UY-227 tube as a local oscillator, one UY-224 tube as the first detector, one 235 tube as an intermediate frequency amplifier, one UY-227 tube as a second detector, two UX-245 tubes as a push-pull final audio section, and a UX-280 rectifier tube. The intermediate frequency is 175 Kilocycles. Donor lived in Rock Island, IL, so probably purchased this radio for use. Reference: "Langley Set Index" page 104. "Service Notes," Clark Collection: CL-45. Photo: Clark Collection CWC 45-784A.

Date Made: c 1931-32ca 1932

Maker: RCA Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: from Franklin Wingard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.320883Accession Number: 241556Catalog Number: 320883

Object Name: radio receiver

Physical Description: metal (?? material)wood (knobs (3) material)Measurements: overall: 19 in x 13 in x 10 in; 48.26 cm x 33.02 cm x 25.4 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-691e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1340353

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