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There's not much info on the 'net about the
Colonial radio co. All the models I've seen have been of top
quality and excellent performers. I can't document this but I was
informed long ago that the reason you don't see many of this brand
is most of their production went to Sears Roebuck & Co. under the
Silvertone brand. I do no that a lot of the Silvertone models were
made by this fine company and can be identified by the
Sears source no.
of 101. Contrary to the belief of some that the Silvertone brand
were usually cheap, substandard radios, the Colonial as well most
of the better product lines offered by Sears were as good as the
main stream brand names. In fact the were all made by the main
brand companies such as Colonial, Zenith, Stewart-Warner and other
national brand companies. Click
here for a copy of
Dial: airplane style, back lighted
Tuning type: capacitance, super-het
No. of tubes: 5
Frequency coverage: broadcast band + shortwave (6 - 18 Mc)
Antenna requirements: external long wire
Measurements: 15 x 12 x 8"