Farnsworth EK-264


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Philo Farnsworth, inventor of electronic TV, owned Capehart for most of the 1940s.  Prior to Capehart's aquisition by ITT, television sets made there were naturally badged Farnsworth, but that name was curiously also used for Capehart's 'budget line' of radios and combos which included this little waterfall chairside. 

It receives the broadcast band only, but has a TRF front end for extra sensitivity.  The tone control switches between radio and phonograph in the middle of its rotation, with treble response increased in the clockwise direction for the radio, counterclockwise for the phonograph.  The speaker is a 12" PM type.

Under the lid is this unique record changer.

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