August 1937 Radio-Craft
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Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics.
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published 1929 - 1953. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
of the earliest automobile radios had the electronics mounted in a metal box separate from the dashboard tuning dial. The
bulk and weight prevented colocation. This 1937-vintage Ford-Philco radio is one for which I was able to locate a couple examples
for sale on eBay. One claims to be fully functional and the other is in pretty rough shape. If your era car or truck came
without a radio and you would like to finally upgrade, this is your opportunity ;-)
Ford-Philco Car-Radio Models F-1440 and F-1442 Radio Service Data Sheet
Posted June 21, 2016