Atwater Kent Model 856

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The Model 856 radio was manufactured in 1935. This was a 6 tube A-C set that received shortwave as well as standard broadcast. The same chassis used in this set was used in the console Model 976. This picture provided courtesy of Robert Polson. Robert can be reached at

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Depending upon which broadcast band was selected the appropriate portion of the dial was lit to indicate it. This picture was provided by Joe. Joe can be reached at

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