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Accession number 1980-133
Catalog Number 1980-133
Collection Perham Collection of Early Electronics
Object Name Radio, Table
Title "Silvertone" Radio, made by Sears, Roebuck & Company
Description "Silvertone" broadcast receiver made by Sears, Roebuck & Company. This model featured Automatic Push-Button Tuning and a self-contained aerial system. The pre-set station buttons read KFRC, KSFO, KGO, KQW, and KPO. Serial number 141.415.

The Sears Silvertone 7037 is an AC operated 7 tube BC, Police and SW band receiver. Has switch on rear of cabinet that selects between the internal loop antenna and an external antenna.

Band Frequency Ranges are as follows:
BC Band (Band A).............540-1700kHz
Police Band (Band B)........1.7-6.0MHz
SW Band (Band C)............6.0-18.1MHz

Catalog states: An extra sensitive, rich toned Silvertone that incorporates Automatic Bass Compensation and other expensive features in a luxurious cabinet of selected Sliced Walnut and Sapeli veneers. Hand-rubbed to bring out the beauty of their fine grain. New low noise converter reduces hissing on weak or distant stations.
Artist Sears, Roebuck and Company
Dimensions H-12.25 W-17 D-9 inches