Halson NS-40 Mini-Tombstone Radio (1934)
The Halson model NS-40 (NS40) was introduced in the
summer of 1933 as the "first Ace" in Halson's "New Deal"
line for the 1934 model year. It was their entry level set in
this line with an introductory list price of $22.50. Next in
this line, the "second Ace", was the 5-tube NS-50.
The NS-40 uses a 4-tube TRF chassis that covers the
standard broadcast band from 545 - 1500kc. The tube
line up is 78 (RF amp), 77 (2nd detector), 43 (AF output)
and 25Z5 (rectifier). Schematic.
This small, highly collectible set measures just 93/4" H x 7"
W x 51/2" D.
- New Cabinet Design by a Leading Stylist
- Big Set Performance due to New Circuit
- Sufficient Output & Jack Provided for
Remote Speaker Operation
- Rich Tone due to Full Dynamic Speaker
with Full Field Excitation
The first ace in a NEW DEAL ...by Halson
Radio Retailing, Aug 1933
7" (W) * 51/2" (D) * 93/4" (H)