National Geographic : 1940 Nov
The shape and size of an overnight bag styled like expensive luggage. The ONLY PORTABLE RADIO Guaranteed to Play Where Other Portables Fail...or Your Money Back Engineers of the Zenith Radio Corporation againgive you a most remarkable invention ... the PatentedMovable Wavemagnet in a port able radio which you can carry in one hand, self-powered with a light, one-piece battery pack. Under all ordinary circumstances it works without outside aerial . . . without outside wires or ground. LISTEN WHILE YOU TRAVEL ... PLAY ... OR WORK Take this wonder portable where ordinary portables will not work efficiently; in a train, airplane, bus, ship, auto or any windowed building where metal construction keeps out reception. The secret of why it works while others fail is in the Patented Movable Wave magnet, which is exclusive with Zenith. Check up on your next train trip. See how many Zeniths are playing well ... and how many other makes fail to do so. Your money back if Zenith fails. And that's not all! At home, in the office, in hotels, if you want to save your battery, plug into any light socket... 110 volt AC or DC. That will automatically disconnect your bat tery and save it for outdoors or travel. EARPHONES SOLVE PRIVACY PROBLEMS This Zenith portable has storage space for earphones . . (extra equipment) for use at ball games, fights, or while travelling; for privacy in reception without loudspeaker. At home-no annoyance to those in the next room or even in the next bed when you listen with Zenith earphones or Hushatone. A boon to the hard of hearing, too. UNDER NO OTHER NAME BUT ZENITH ... ... can you obtain this radio or a portable that is, has, and does so many things! PatentedWavemagnet - built-in yet movable-combination battery and lighting current operation-loudspeaker and ear phone reproduction-adjustable to varying condi tions-reception at home or travelling. Don't buy until you see and hear the Zenith Universal Portable at authorized Zenith Dealers everywhere. De Luxe Edition in genuine cowhide ... priced slightly higher than regular airplane cloth cover. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."