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Hallicrafters SX-88 Communications Receiver in Collector Quality Condition S/N 100

$4,999.99

Hallicrafters SX-88 Communications Receiver in Collector Quality Condition S/N 100

$4,999.99
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$100.00 (Fixed shipping cost)
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This Hallicrafters SX-88 Communications Receiver, is in Collector Quality Condition, and is S/N 100

This Receiver has been Serviced by James Millsap W9CTO. Jim is one of the best service guys in the country, for Collins, Johnson and vintage radio gear. All his test gear is certified every year and he does more than a thorough job.  

He tested all the tubes and replaces any weak or gassy tubes with new ones.

At that time a brand new replacement belt was installed. Most SX-88s have worn out or rotten belts and they are impossible to find. Without the belt the receiver is unusable.

The replacement belt installed, was from a run of belts special made, and with much better material than the old original belts were made of, and should last much longer than the original belt.

Jim Did a complete alignment, and it is performing at or better than factory specifications.

The cosmetic condition is beautiful. The cabinet appears to have the original paint and has only a few tiny marks.

 The chassis is nice and clean with no corrosion and only a few discolored areas. 

This is one of the nicest SX-88 receivers I have seen.

PLEASE check with me before you purchase this receiver for payment instructions.

I would prefer a pick up for this item but I will ship it at the buyers risk for any damage insurance will not cover.

I am one of the best in the business shipping heavy vintage radio gear for over 30 years, and it will be packed very well and should be okay. I have shipped a few SX-88s  before.

The shipping estimate is just that, an estimate but it will be close depending on the address I ship to.

This is a great deal on an exceptional Hallicrafters SX-88, Don't let this one get away!

 

****  PLEASE check with me before you purchase this receiver for payment instructions.****

 

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General Coverage Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): ««««« (5)
Made In: United States 1954-1955 Voltages: 105-125 VAC 50-60 Hz
Coverage: 535 - 33000 kHz Readout: Analog
Modes: AM/CW/SSB Selectivity: 10/5/2.5/1.25/.5/.25 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Superheterodyne. 20 Tubes. Physical: 20x9.25x17.5" 508x235x444mm
Circuit Complement: 6CB6 RF Amp, 6BA6 RF Amp, 6U8 1st Mixer/1st Converter. Osc, 6BA6 2nd Mixer, 12AT7 2nd Converter Osc, 6BA6 IF Amp, 6BA6 IF Amp, 6BA6 IF Amp, 6AL5 Det/ANL, 6CB6 AVC Amp, 12AU7 AVC Rect/Cath Fol, 12AX7 Audio Amp/Phase Inverter, 6V6GT Audio Out, 6V6GT Audio Out, 6C4 BFO, 6BA6 BFO Amp, 5U4G Rectifier, 0D3 Voltage Reg, 4H4 Current Regulator and 6BA6 Crystal Calibrator.
Features: •¼" Head. Jack • S-Meter • Bandspread • Calibrator 100 kHz • Sensitivity • Notch Filter • BFO ±2.5 kHz • Antenna Trimmer • Mute Terminals • Standby • Phono Input Jack • Speaker Terminals • Flywheel Tuning • AVC ON/OFF • IF Out Jack • Dial Locks • Dial Lamp • ANL
Accessories: R-46 Speaker, R-46A Speaker
New Price: $595 Used Price: $3500-6500
Comments: Ranges: .535-1.7, 1.69-3, 2.98-5.5, 5.4-10, 9.8-18.3 and 17.8-33 MHz. Bandspread: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 11-10 meters. Illuminated dial-in-use indicator. Requires a speaker. Gear driven. A very highly regarded, rare and collectable model.

 

 

 

 

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