|[AMRadio] R-274 Reciever|
k3jpb at msn.com
Sat Aug 21 10:10:05 EDT 2004
The "Phila" on almost everythig built during that era refers to the
Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps order number .It could be some kind of
radio or a pair of socks
or a jeep.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff/W5OMR" <w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 21, 2004 1:01 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] R-274 Reciever
> > >I do know that both of my receivers were made in Philadelphia. The
> > >plain
> > >in '49, the "D" model in '52. Was this where the main Hallicrafters
> > >plant was?
> > Mine is a green Signal Corps (US Army) unit.
> > Nameplate says:
> > Serial # 969 Order # 25557 Phila 49-7C. Does that help anything?
> Well, I don't know, for sure.
> Is that an R-274D/FRR? Made by Hallicrafter?
> I was basing the place of Origin on the Phila after the order number, and
> year built by the 49. My besdt guess would be, that your receiver was
> on the 3rd week of July, in 1949. But, as I said - that's a guess. I'm
> someone here KNOWS.
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