HARD to FIND ULTRA RARE EXCELLENT CONDITION. MILITARY ARMY RCA MI-8751 FIELD RADIO. 3 6V6 tubes and an empty battery box included for making a custom but original looking battery box. You may never see another unit in this great of condition offered.This less common Radio has been popular with amateur radio operators and collectors for it's compact size and simple circuitry. The MI-8751 was an RCA product being supplied to the Swedish Army as WWII began, and thereafter the MI-8751 was known as the Swedish Set.
Army Signal Corps that the existing low-power portable HF transmitter-receivers, based on1920's technology, would not be adequate for modern requirements. They commissioned a new set, the SCR-284, but it's development was lagging badly. It came to their attention, that RCA had a radio in production for the Swedish military that could serve as a stop gap. The RCA set was designated SCR-288, and orders were placed. The early SCR-288's were delivered with the MI-9751 Radio Receiver &Transmitter.MI indicates an RCA Master Item number, an internal standard. Later deliveries included the cleaned up and ruggedized BC-474 receiver-transmitter. The Manual is available free online. No claim is made as to the functionality of this Radio in whole or part.
Please contact if you prefer a different shipper than FEDX. The item "SWEET &ULTRA RARE WWII U.MILITARY ARMY RCA MI-8751 FIELD RADIO" is in sale since Thursday, September 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Surplus\Other Military Surplus". The seller is "ekim2753" and is located in Woodinville, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.