Chicks Dig a Man With an Echophone (Apr, 1944)
Note the underlying truth of this ad: surrounded by fawning girls, the geeky kid is focused on figuring out how the hookah works and how he can mod it.
“…. THAT’S EASY! WHAT HE’S GOT THAT YOU HAVEN’T GOT IS AN ECHOPHONE EC-1”
Echophone Model EC-1
(Illustrated) a compact communications receiver with every necessary feature for good reception. Covers from 550 ka to 30 mc. on three bands. Electrical bandspread on all bands. Six tubes. Self-contained speaker. 115-125 volts AC or DC.
Echophone Radio Co., 640 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago 11, Illinois