General Electric M-40

General Electric M-40


Bands: AM

Tube Lineup: 37, 38, 77, 78

This is a low-cost metal GE "lunchbox" radio made during the peak of the Depression. The model M-40 cross-references to a RCA 102. This radio was purchased in its pristine condition from ebay for $10 and was already repaired. It still has the original resistance line cord that unsurprisingly gets quite warm after the radio operates for a few minutes. The cord is notorously known as a "curtain burner" for being placed too close to window curtains and catching them on fire.

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