[Boatanchors] Spoken For: FW: Any Interest? Maintenance Instructions ARC Type 12 Radio Set

William Morton w_b_morton at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 17 23:12:06 EDT 2013

Hello All,

Boy, that was fast...

Received a response within minutes of sending the original message.  The manual has found a new home.

Best Regards,


From: w_b_morton at hotmail.com
To: boatanchors at puck.nether.net
Subject: Any Interest?  Maintenance Instructions ARC Type 12 Radio Set
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 02:47:07 +0000

Hello All,

Continuing to clean out the boxes in the garage.

I have what appears to be the complete maintenance manual for the ARC Type 12 radio set.  Each of the many sections is drilled for a 3-hole binder, but please note the holes are larger than typical and the holes are rather close to the edge of what could/should have been the binding.  There is no cover, so perhaps it was removed some time ago.  Overall, it is in very good condition with no water stains, coffee mug rings and such.  There are some dog-eared corners from inserting it into its original storage envelope and some a few of the frontmost pages have tears right at the drilled holes.  (See?  I told you the holes were close to the edge...).  Many diagrams and schematics on oversized pages - printing looks nice and clean from what I see while fanning through the pages.

There are about 300 pages to the set, according to the numbers I see in the lower right-hand corner of the final pages.  The whole set is tied with vintage string that I do not intend to cut as I would like to keep everything together.

Here are some details from the front page:

(USAF) T.O. 12R2-4-1-2
(FORMERLY AN 16-45-122)
(NAVY) AN 16-45-122



The publication is dated 5 June, 1956.

A random price of $11 will get it sent to you via USPS Media mail in a padded envelope.  If it is worth more than that, feel free to give the difference to a charity.  

Best Regards,


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