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PostPosted: Dec Fri 15, 2017 3:53 am 
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Can anyone i.d. this tombstone---pic supposedly taken during an FDR speech broadcast in the 1930s?


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 Post subject: Re: unknown radio--
PostPosted: Dec Fri 15, 2017 4:13 am 
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Looks like a Silvertone maybe one like this http://radioatticarchives.com/radio.htm?radio=7155

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 Post subject: Re: unknown radio--
PostPosted: Dec Fri 15, 2017 2:08 pm 
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Definitely a battery powered Silvertone from around 1934. There were a few models that used a similar cabinet.

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 Post subject: Re: unknown radio--
PostPosted: Dec Fri 15, 2017 2:40 pm 
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I think Terry got it, except that RAA is missing the last digit of the model number.

It's a Silvertone 1850.
https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/sears_roeb_1850.html


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