Dear eBay, f*** you. You’re going to kill me with all your thousands of RCA Victors, Philcos, Wards Airlines, etc. I should have never gone to that damn site and entered “antique radio” into the search bar. Since then, I can often be found gazing at my iPhone screen, cursing at my eBay app because some total creep used eSnipe and outbid me at the last second.
Anyway, I managed to win an auction finally (because I play fairly and don’t cheat like a big butthead) and scored myself a 1942 Firestone Air Chief Intercepter. The seller didn’t know the year, but since he was kind enough to list the model number, I was able to locate it. It was only $53 with shipping! When it came, it was in a huge box! Imagine my surprise to find out that this baby is 19″ long and 12″ tall!!! It’s a monster!
Here it is: