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This page will feature Philco ads that will present a model and a MSRP. To judge the value of yesterday’s radio in today’s dollars click here, for the Economic History Service. As an example, $30 in 1936 was equivalent to about $400 in 2005. This speaks to the sizable investment families were willing to make for this new technology, especially during the depression era.

(1947)
1947

1924

Diamond Grid Car Battery

1935 - 116X
1935 Philco 116X
$175

1932
(click to see Gallery of Cathedrals for this one)
Model 80 - Philco, Jr.

1931

LowBoy 50

1947

1937

1929 Model 20

1937

1936 - 10th Anniversary in Radio