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The "Private Ear" radio Company of New York produced this tiny set for the 1950 model year. It was the second consumer radio made after WW II using Subminiature tubes, the Belmont Boulevard was the first (ca. 1946). Features earphone only operation as it only has two of these tiny tubes. However it is reflexed therefore performing like a four tube circuit.  Power requirements: two 1.5 volt "AA" cells and one 22.5 volt "B" battery. It measures 5 3/4 X 2 1/4 X 7/8", weighs just 6 oz w/o batteries.

Click here for info on a reproduction of the owners pamphlet.

Click here for my page on subminiature tube radios.

Visit James Butters Private Ear radio site for more info on this radio than you'll ever see.

 
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