Zenith Model 808 Tombstone Radio (1935)
The beautiful Zenith model 808, by comparison
with the entry level 807, features both upgraded
cabinetry and electronics. The cabinet adds
decorative inlays, molded trim pieces and more
exotic veneers and the electronics is enhanced
through the addition of a tuned RF stage and
coverage of the former police band.
It covers standard broadcast (537-1500kc), the
former police band (1500-4200kc) and
shortwave (foreign broadcast) (5500-15800kc).
The 6-tube line-up is:- 6D6 (RF), 6A7
(mixer/LO), 6D6 (IF), 75 (2nd detector/AVC/1st
AF), 42 (AF power) and 80 (rectifier).
Controls are volume/on/off, tuning, tone and
The original selling price was $49.95.
Zenith 808 ...a small radio with a big range.
Gets all the "getable" foreign stations.
Zenith "small white dial" series