Philco Model 49-505 "Bakelite Radio (1949)

This is a five-tube radio, like many others in my collection, but the tube lineup is a bit different: 7A8, 35Y4, 50A5, 14A7, and 14B6. I'm not sure why Philco used those oddball 7-volt and 14-volt tubes. Who knows, perhaps they had zillions left over from wartime production.

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