Halson Model NS-40 Mini-Tombstone Radio (1934)
The Halson model NS-40 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 and had 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" x 7" x 51/2".
- New Cabinet Design by a Leading Stylist
- Big Set Performance due to New Circuit Design
- 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