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$110 · Working Antique RCA 2X61 Radio 1952-1953

Working Antique RCA 2X61 Radio
Year 1952-1953

RCA RCA Victor Co.: 2X61 Ch= RC-1080C [Radio] ID = 233648 640x518
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For model 2X61 Ch= RC-1080C, RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)

Country: United States of America (USA)

Manufacturer / Brand: RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
alternative name

RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine
Year: 1952 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 6: 12SK7 12SA7 12SK7 12SQ7 35L6GT 35Z5GT
Reception principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / 115 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out 0.85 W (unknown quality)
from Model: 2X61 Ch= RC-1080C - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
Material Bakelite case
Shape Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
Dimensions (WHD) 11.8 x 8.6 x 7.5 inch / 300 x 218 x 191 mm
Notes The RCA 2X61 is an AC/DC operated 6 tube AM receiver. AM Band Tuning Range: 540 - 1600kHz. Cabinet color is Maroon. Uses Qty(1) PM 4" speaker. Has built-in loop antenna. Uses Qty(2) #1490 bayonet dial lamps wired in series. Dial scale is on the top. Cabinet material in Bunis and also in RCA Redbook (1952) state material is plastic, but owners of these radios claim it is bakelite.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 3.6 kg / 7 lb 14.9 oz (7.93 lb)
Collectors' prices
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide 1921 - 1965
Circuit diagram reference Beitman Radio Diagrams Vol. 13, 1953
Mentioned in Collector's Guide to Antique Radios 4. Edition
Literature/Schematics (1) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 23 (last) = covering up to 1954
Literature/Schematics (2) Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Date 3-53 Set 197 Folder 8)
Literature/Schematics (3) RCA Victor Service Notes "Red Book" Series (Volume VIII 1952, Page 41)

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