1936 Crosley Model 855-N
"Merrimac" Console

The 855-N is an eight tube, three band, AC powered superheterodyne. The cabinet front panel and top are of pin stripe walnut neneer, the pilasters are fluted, and the overlays on the speaker grill are reeded. The end panels are walnut veneer. This set sold for $89.95 in 1936.

This same cabinet was used in the 715-N "Corsair" console, which sold for $79.95.

Contributed Item
Metal tubes were used in this set. Their type and purpose are:
6K7   R-F Amplifier
6A8   Oscillator-Modulator
6K7   I.F. Amp
6H6   Detector
6H6   AVC
6C5   A.F. Amplifier
6F6   Output
5Z4   Rectifier

The 715-N chassis contained seven glass tubes.

1936 New Models Brochure

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