1934 Philco Model 16X

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This is one of the finest sets Philco ever made. It certainly has an elaborate chassis! This 11-tube monster has a speaker that weighs about 15 pounds, tunes BCB to 22 Mhz, and has a gear reduction scheme in the tuning section that's straight out of Buck Rogers. When this beauty is running there's no need to turn on the room heater! Orig. Price: $175 (!) Number made: 23,475
General Specifications
Design TypeTuning RangeNumber of TubesWeightPower ConsumptionOriginal Selling PricePermanent Collection
Superhet .540-22Mhz Eleven 85 Pounds 120 Watts About $180 Yes

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