Atwater Kent Model 559



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This is a Model 559-S radio and was manufactured in 1934. The following is a description of this model from an Atwater Kent brochure.

MODEL 559-S - Nine Tube A.C. Console - All wave tuning - six section gang condenser - four distinct tuning ranges - 540 kilocycles to 18 megacycles - two speed tuning - new type full vision dial - improved 11-inch dynamic speaker - newly developed tone-quality selectivity control - shadow tuning - silent tuning - automatic volume control. Complete with tubes. . . . $134.50

Picture provided courtesy of Todd Morrill. Todd can be reached at tmorrill@conpoint.com



This is a Model 559-N radio and was also manufactured in 1934. The following is a description of this model from an Atwater Kent brochure.

MODEL 559-N - Nine Tube A.C. Console - All wave tuning - six section gang condenser - four distinct tuning ranges - 540 kilocycles to 18 megacycles - two speed tuning - new type full vision dial - improved 11-inch dynamic speaker - newly developed tone-quality selectivity control - shadow tuning - silent tuning - automatic volume control. Complete with tubes. . . . $119.50

Picture provided courtesy of Pete Olin.

Other than the cabinet, I am unaware of any other differences between the Models 559-N and the Model 559-S. If anyone knows of other differences please let me know.

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