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A table radio the Old Man had that he gave me, along with a box of others including the 56X. It's actually very simiar in styling to the 56X, but seems to me to be a little down-market. It came out in 1947 and also appears in Rider's Perpetual Troubleshooter, Volume 15, RCA page 15-62. Unlike the 56X, it doesn't have the tone switch (big deal), and it doesn't have the separate oscillator tube, so it's a traditional all-american five.

Tube compliment

12SA7 - converter
12SK7 - IF
12SQ7 - 2nd det / AVC
50L6 - Audio out
35Z5 - Rectifier

Dial lamps: tbd

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