CANADIAN MARCONI CAR RADIO - MODEL 291 (MANTEL VERSION)MODEL 291
Type: 5 tube superheterodyne receiver
Model 291 has manual tuning only.
Vintage: Early 1950s
Frequency Range: Broadcast band only
Tube lineup: 6BE6 6BA6 6AT6 6V6GT 6X5GT (Model 291)
Power input: 25 or 60 Hz depending on nameplate rating.
Comment: Canadian Marconi first used the model designators 291 and 294 in 1938 for car radios. For an unknown reason, they decided to apply the same model numbers to two mantel tradios built in the early 1950s.
|Model 291 rear view|
|291 mantel version schematic|
|Source: RCC Service supplement no. 24, 1950-1951|
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