Phonetron Loudspeaker

The Phonetron, based on patent No. 1,847,935 filed Apr. 23, 1921, by C. L. Farrand, was the first coil-driven direct-radiator loudspeaker to be sold in the U.S. and was well-received, competing with the horns used by table radios

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