Firestone S-7426-1 "Air Chief"
Firestone S-7426-1 "Air Chief"
Bands: AM
Tube Lineup: 6A8, 6J7, 25L6, 25Z5
An incredible ebay find, this Firestone appeared for a buy-it-now price of $50 when the value is generally much higher and I was lucky to nab it first! The cabinet is a great mix of streamline and machine age designs. The radio circuit is a 4-tube superhet with no I.F. amplifer and there is a regenerative circuit centered on the 465KHz I.F. frequency. The performance is not noteworthy although the circuitry is quite unique and unusual. The radio originally sold for $14.95 in 1939.
Firestone S-7426-1 "Air Chief"
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