Crosley Crystal Receiver (later Harko Radio Receiver)

Crosley Radio Corp.; Cincinnati (OH)

  • Year
  • 1921
perfect model
  • Category
  • Detector-Radio (Crystal or diode, without tubes/transistors)
  • ID
  • 186804

 Technical Specifications

  • Main principle
  • Crystal or Solid State Detector; Crystal-detection 1 circuit (no tubes)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 1 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • No Power needed
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from
  • Model: Crosley Crystal Receiver - Crosley Radio Corp.;
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
  • Notes
  • The "First" Crosley Radio Receiver: In the October 1921 issue of Radio News and QST magazines Crosley started advertising their first radio for sale to the general public. It was called the "Crosley Crystal Receiver". One month later in the November issues of Radio News and QST magazines, Crosley dropped the company name and added the name Harko Radio Receiver to the same crystal receiver and the "Harko" family of radios was born. In February 1922 Crosley started advertising the 1-Tube Harko Senior Radio Receiver the first Crosley tube receiver. Click here for a summary of early Crosley and history.
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 7.00 $
  • Author
  • Model page created by Alan Larsen. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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The model Crosley Crystal Receiver (later Harko Radio Receiver) is part of the collections of the following members.