Kadette F "Junior"
Bands: AM
Tube Lineup: 6F7, 12A7
The Kadette model F "Junior" is arguably one of the most innovative radio designs of the Depression Era. Although not battery powered, this little portable radio measures approximately 4 inches wide by 6 inches tall and contains a whole two-tube T.R.F. circuit! These "pocket" radios are highly sought after by collectors. I purchased this one from a local radio estate auction in May 2016. While the "Chocolate Brown" bakelite is the most common and originally sold for $12.50, International Radio Corp also sold these Kadette Juniors in a variety of other cabinet colors including "Circassian Walnut" mottled peanut butter, "Antique Ivory" plaskon and "Chinese Red" for $15.
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