For sale: General Electric Co. (GE) Bridgeport,
CT, Syracuse, NY.
Table Model: X-216A Receiver Radio.
Type: Broadcast Receiver Post-WW2 Tuner.
Has 6 tubes: 12SA7 12SK7 12SQ7 50L6GT 35Z5GT
Main Principle: Super-Heterodyne (Super in
Wave Bands: Broadcast plus 2 Short Wave bands.
Power type and voltage: Alternating Current
(AC) / 25 to 100 cycles, 105-130 Volt.
Loudspeaker: Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn)
Loudspeaker (moving coil).
Material: Polished Wooden case.
Band Frequency Ranges are as follows:
BC Band: 540 - 1720kHz;
SW Band 1: 2.2 - 7.0MHz;
SW Band 2: 7.0 - 22.1MHz.
This information was provided
This is an original General Electric radio from
circa 1940 period. It is in fair condition for
age of about 77 years. All bandwidths were
when I checked it a week ago (honest!) but
recently re-checking, it has ceased to power up.
think one or more tubes just blew out.
radio tubes are available on eBay from various
vendors, so you have resources to get and keep it