Cabinet Style: Table, Portable
Tube Count: 1
Circuit Type: Regenerative
Speaker Type: Headphones
Original Cost: $75.00*
*What cost $75.00 in 1921 would cost more than $1100.00. today!
1886: George Westinghouse (1846-1914) founds the Westinghouse Electric Co. which produced various products from steam engines to railroad air brakes. In 1893 he illuminated the Chicago World's Fair with 250,000 electric lights - the most dazzling installation of its time.
In 1920 Westinghouse started radio station KDKA (Pittsburgh) and schedules the first commercial radio broadcast—the Harding-Cox presidential election results.
In 1921 Westinghouse begins manufacturing the first factory built radio receivers for home use (Aeriola Jr.) and later that year the Aeriola Sr.
Westinghouse is still in business today, visit them at http://www.westinghouse.com/