• Year
  • 1935/1936
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 160266
    • alternative name: Wholesale Radio

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 4
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 5 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / 45 & 45 & 4.5 & 2 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: A-31 - Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, Tombstone = decorative upright, not cathedral but can have rounded edges.
  • Notes
  • The Lafayette catalog shows how all batteries fit inside the mantel cabinet. There is a 3 gang tuning condenser, 5 tuned circuits, airplane-reduction dial. The wave band extends from 175 to 550 meters (police calls incl.).

    The model Lafayette A-31 is listed at $ 31.50 with tubes but the Lafayette price is $ 15.75. For addl. $ 4.65 Lafayette offers the complete set of batteries consisting of 2 Burgess 45 V. B's. 1-4.5 V.C. and 1 Burgess A pack. See details for the models of this catalog or summaries.
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 16.00 $
  • Author
  • Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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