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Jun 21

10 reasons to buy an RCA Victor Radio

E.E. Long Piano Company touted 10 big improvements as selling points of this new RCA Victor Radio in this ad from October 12, 1931. Here they are but they are not as amusing as the lists David Letterman reads.

RCA Victor was a top of the line radio when the cabinet was as important as the electronics in 1931.

RCA Victor was a top of the line radio when the cabinet was as important as the electronics in 1931.


1. Automatic volume control.
2, NINE tubes
3. New RCA Victor Super-Heterodyne with Pentode tubes.
4. Shock-proof rubber-floated chassis.
5. Laboratory-scaled life-time condenser.
6. Micro tone control.
7. Noise-eliminating transformer.
8. Stethoscope-tested speaker.
9. Acoustically synchronized cabinets.
10. Hand rubbed waxed lacquer finish.

Come in today and hear this new set—it’s a wonder!

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