[Westinghouse 551] [Westinghouse glow]

Canadian Westinghouse 551, ca. 1940
 In a semi-darkened room, the vernier dial ring glows beautifully.
 
Tube complement: 12A8GT mixer/oscillator, 12K7GT IF, 12Q7GT detector, 35L6GT audio output, 35Z5GT rectifier.



[Westinghouse WR-166]
Westinghouse WR-166LI, 1940

Tube complement: 12SA7 mixer/oscillator, 12SK7 IF, 12SQ7 detector, 50L6GT audio output, 35Z5GT rectifier.

The model number suffix stands for Loop antenna, Ivory finish.  (It's unpainted white Plaskon).


[Westinghouse WR-166 backside]
The backside of the WR-166.

Both radios are approximately 8-3/8 inches / 21 cm wide.


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