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This 1924 receiver, featuring 16 controls, was one of the most complex radios ever conceived to tune the normal AM broadcast band.
The Federal 59 utilizes 4 tubes, compared with 6 tubes of the Federal 61. The 59 also has "only" 12 controls, 4 fewer than the 61.
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