Philco 48-472 Brown Bakelite AM/FM Table Radio (1948)
The 7-tube Philco AM/FM 48-472 was
introduced in 1947 for the 1948 model
year. Its 1947 retail price was not inex-
pensive, at $79.95!
The radio covers standard broadcast
from approximately 550-1600kc and
the modern FM band from 88-108mcs.
The 7-tube line-up is:- 12AW6 (FM RF
amp), 14F8 (AM/FM converter), 14H7
(1st IF), 14H7 (2nd IF), 14X7 (AM/FM
detector, 1st AF), 50A5 (AF output)
and 117Z3 (rectifier). The schematic
can be found at the techpreservation
website. The schematic is in DJVU
format and you may have to down-
load an application from the link on
the site's schematics page to view it.
If you have your own copy of Riders,
the schematic is on Philco page
This was a flea market find and I just
knew it was going to be a beauty as
soon as I started cleaning it. It looks
like it was fresh out the box!
GREAT FM Radio Value!
|"GREAT FM Radio Value! In addition to regular AM, gets highly efficient reception"