In , Sears introduced the Silvertone phonograph, a hand-cranked machine that came in tabletop and freestanding models. All phonographs came with a two-week, money-back guarantee. Sears began selling Silvertone radios in the early s, soon adding Silvertone radio tubes and batteries to the product line. The era corresponded with the outbreak of military aggressions in the Pacific theater. With the approach of World War II, increasing numbers of people wanted radios not just for entertainment, but also to receive updates on the war's progress, according to contemporary company sales analyses. Today, the Internet is filled with pages of Sears Silvertone radio collections and information about the antique radios.
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