Wards Airline 94-HA-1528


A nice, mostly non-descript, medium-sized table radio from 1951. There are two cabinets for this radio, both plastic; the -1527 is brown and this -1528 is "ivory."

Wards Airline 94-Hifi-1528Outside of that it's just a typical early 50s All-American Five, using a 12-volt octal tube lineup: 12SA7 detector, 12SK7 IF, 12SQ7 detector/first AF, 50L6 final and a 35Z5 rectifier. The dial lamp, thankfully, is an easy-to-find #47.

Current status: on the shelf; needs a dial glass, electro-mechanical evaluation.