RCA 96X-14, 1940
Approximately 10-7/8 inches / 276 mm wide.
This radio was available in several color schemes, with and without pushbuttons, each with its own model number, as follows:
Tube complement: 6K8 mixer/oscillator, 6SK7 IF, 6SQ7 detector, 25L6 audio output, 25Z6G rectifier, BK-49B ballast.
Except for the 25Z6G rectifier, this set uses metal tubes exclusively. RCA was co-originator of the metal tube, with General Electric, a few years earlier. By 1939, even RCA had realized that metal tubes were no panacea, and is caught here using a glass-envelope rectifier.
|From a 1940 RCA Victor brochure.|