Hallicrafters 505
   

7" screen, 1948
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One of the most distinctive among early postwar designs, this set's pushbutton tuner really is thirteen channel--starting at 1!  The fourteenth button on the far right is actually a knob for fine tuning.  Its DC restoration circuit is something very rare to see in an electrostatic set.  This one's from early in 505/T-54 (metal cabinet version) production and has a complement of mostly octal tubes.








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