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Lew Magrish
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All of my radios are reconditioned to offer many years of perfect performance.  The radios have seen a superb technician with forty-five years experience with the electronics of these old radios.  The work is done as if I was adding these radios to my own collection. We have an "old school" mentality and take no "short cuts."  The radios are tested and retested to offer the very best performance possible.  All of the work is strictly done by the book!

Expert repair is available. The work will be done by the highly trained and experienced repairman that refurbishes all of my electronics.  He will work with you directly for the fastest and most cost effective repairs.  Please contact him directly at eaudio@aol.com.


We are now adding mini-jacks to our radios by special order.  These mini-jacks are a universal fit connecting to your headphone jack.  Some people use this connection to their computer for streaming audio, satellite radio and almost any other signal source.  This works with all players, such as iPod®, iPad®, and most "smart" phones.  This modification can be made to –MOST- of these sets, with no cosmetic alterations.  The jack will be available on the back on the unit you choose, and will not alter the ability to use as a regular radio.  Simply tune the radio to a vacant area on the dial, and you will be set.  Disconnect your auxiliary source to return the set to regular service.  Now you can listen to FM, MP3 and old time radio programs through your vintage radio.  This offers an unlimited choice of content. The cost is a flat rate of $75.00.  We can add a Bluetooth adapter which allows you to stream audio within a thirty foot distance an additional $25.00.

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A.R.M. 53 Tombstone (1938)

A.R.M. 53 Tombstone (1938)

Here is an unusual tombstone and a real beauty. The factory was known as American Radio Manufacture. The company made radios under contract for the Federated buying group known then as AMC. The factory was based in New York state and made radios with the labels of the various stores including Macy's. This is a stunning set with a brand new green tuning eye, which winks with a great sensitivity as you tune from station to station. As you can see from the dial, brightly lit, the radio is both broadcast and shortwave. My technician has done a complete repair and the radio sings with a fine level of sensitivity. He added a new power cord and plug for your safe operation. This is a seven tube receiver and a fine super-het chassis. The radio is a powerful player. 15"H x 12"W x 7-1/2"D.  $699.00. (0961048)

 

Air Castle "Tulips" Tombstone (1937)

Air Castle "Tulips" Tombstone (1937)

Air Castle was the house brand for the famous Chicago based Spiegel catalog company. They were not a maker, but designed and contracted their products from some of the better factories and contract manufacturers. This happens to be a very rare radio. The radio is never found and very seldom seen. Note the name came from the highly deco cut out grille. The radio is subtly shaped in a slightly curved cabinet. The condition is outstanding with a terrific factory finish, and all of the factory installed parts. You will be delighted with the originality and performance from the six-tube super-het chassis. I bought this at auction out of the famous Mark Stein collection. In forty five years of active collecting, I had never seen another available to own. My technician has done all of the repairs necessary and the radio is a real performer. If you collect deco radios, in fine original condition, you would be hard pressed to find a better set to add to your collection. 16-1/4"H x 13"W x 9"D.  $599.00. (0961008)

 

Airline 61-277 "Movie Dial" (1937)

Airline 61-277 "Movie Dial" (1937)

This a remarkable radio. Made by the famed Chicago based Wells-Gardner on their signature chrome chassis and sold countrywide by Montgomery Wards. These were deluxe receivers, using six tubes and playing Broadcast and Shortwave. Note the interesting dial which, like a movie projector, would display by projection the highly detailed stationized tuning dial. The radio has a brand new extremely bright tuning eye which displays a very high level of sensitivity. The chrome chassis is in great condition, still a bit dirty, from the decades of use since it left the factory, but the chrome is tight with no rust nor pitting. Seldom do you find such a fine all original example, with a extremely fine factory finish, and nice speaker cloth and the correct factory installed knobs... amazing! My technician has done a stellar job in his repairs. This is a particularly "hot" playing radio and the sound from a large set is outstanding. If you are the purest collector, who prizes the best original examples in unusually factory condition, this radio is a perfect choice. 21-1/2"W x 12-1/2"H x 10"D.  $659.00. (0960977)

 

Airline 62-310 (1938)

Airline 62-310 (1938)

This is a terrific moderately size table radio. The radio is in very nice condition sporting a novel "teledial" tuning feature. The Bakelite dial is extremely good condition showing no distress for the age. The radio is an interesting mixture of veneers, and the finish is original. Note the radio retains the correct factory wood knobs. The brand new and extremely sensitive green tuning eye is very sensitive and winks energetically as you "dial" between the radio stations. The radio is a six-tube super-het which also offers shortwave tuning. These are a unusual type of radio, offering great service and dependable service. My technician has done his repairs, and the radio should be good for decades of use. He has added a fresh power cord and plug for your safe use. 19"W x 10"H x 10"D.  $499.00. (0961086)

 

American Bosch 200 "Bombay Chest" (1932)

American Bosch 200 "Bombay Chest" (1932)

You are looking at the finest example of this early radio built into an oversized classic Bombay chest. The scale is stunning with the very fine hand matched book matched veneers. I could find no fault with the condition, the finish is excellent and original. The radio has the fine metal capped wooden knobs and factory installed speaker cloth. Every element of this radio screams of the extraordinary care the radio has received over the last eight decades. The radio plays well for such an early set, with decent selectivity and sound level. My technician has returned all elements of the radio to factory new specs, and added a fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and plug for safe and regular use. A real show piece; it will be a terrific item to add to your office or den. This radio is an impressively sized set at 16-1/2"W x 11"H x 11"D.  $899.00. (0961033)

 

American Bosch 450 "Around the Globe" Tombstone (1936)

American Bosch 450 "Around the Globe" Tombstone (1936)

This is one of my favorites. The radio is a fantastic example, with a near perfect cabinet which is highlighted by the use of birds-eye maple contrasting with a mahogany base. The dial is what makes this radio so special, as the globe within the dial rotates as the dial turns. This is a unique feature to this radio. So, please study the second photo and you will see the highly detailed gold rotating globe. My technician has done a fine job in his repairs of this six-tube set and has returned it to perfect operation. The radio plays on broadcast and shortwave bands. Note the gold silk/cotton reproduction power cord and new plug for your safe use. 19-1/2"H x 16-1/4"W x 9"D.  $449.00. (0961078)

 

American Bosch 460 Tombstone (1935)

American Bosch 460 Tombstone (1935)

This is a beautiful all original seven-tube super-het tombstone. The quality of the craftsmanship is outstanding with finely book matched veneers on the front. The radio is interesting with a horizontal dial that raises and lowers as you switch from each of the three bands. Seldom do you see a method like this, but it was used on some of the A-K's and Philcos. The cabinet is beautiful, highly ornate, and with only a couple of weak spots on the speaker cloth. For retaining the originality I left it as is. My technician has done a complete repair and the radio is impressive in performance. He added a fine silk/cotton power cord and Bakelite plug so that it is exactly like the day it left the factory. 18-1/2"H x 16-3/8"W x 9-1/4"D.  $399.00. (0961081)

 

Atwater Kent 165 Cathedral (1933)

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Atwater Kent 165 Cathedral (1933)

This is one of my favorite A-K cathedrals. This is an unusually fine example. The radio is a full fledged six-tube super-het chassis with automatic volume control. This was made with the same cutting edge technology as the larger A-K's but in a smaller form. The condition is terrific and original with a touch up to the base. It has factory installed speaker cloth and knobs, but most importantly the delicate lace-like grille is perfect. My technician has done a complete repair returning this beauty to a perfectly performing radio. He added a fine silk/cotton power cord and Bakelite plug just as it had leaving the factory some 80+years ago. 15"H x 12"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961101)

 

Atwater Kent 206 (1934)

Atwater Kent 206 (1934)

Here is one of the high-styled and top quality receivers from the famed Philadelphia based factory. There was no finer maker of this era, and the company's dedication to electronic and cabinet artistry is legendary. This model is considered to be a classic! This is another uniquely shaped set, with very detailed ornate carvings. The model 206 is the deluxe model of this series with one extra tube in the shortwave circuit. This radio is a particularly nice example with a fine refinished cabinet. The veneer is tight. The radio is a six-tube model with broadcast and shortwave capabilities. My technician has done a first class repair. The radio has a very tight factory original speaker cloth and replacement wood knobs. The tuner has been aligned, and the new power cord and plug ensure your safe operation. Impressive at 19-1/2"H x 14"W x 10"D.  $659.00. (0961047)

 

Atwater Kent 387 Cathedral (1933)

Atwater Kent 387 Cathedral (1933)

This is a model that I had never seen before. The radio was made in very small numbers and is very scarce. The "Grand Cathedral" is a deluxe six-tube super-het, and was the finest money could buy. The radio is in terrific condition, with a professionally done refinished mahogany cabinet and correct reproduction speaker cloth. The knobs are factory originals. My technician did a complete repair to the radio, which had survived the decades in remarkable condition. He was very through with his work, aligning the tuner and adding a fine silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe use. I was impressed with the performance. 20"H x 16-3/4"W x 10-3/4"D.  $899.00. (0960947)

 

Atwater Kent 447 Tombstone (1933)

Atwater Kent 447 Tombstone (1933)

This is the largest and most deluxe of all of the Atwater Kent tombstones. They wanted to exhibit their premier position in the radio world by displaying the finest radio made. The radio is a tremendous receiver, containing seven tubes and dual bands. The radio clearly was the finest made in 1933. You can see the fantastic cabinet inlay, veneer work, with a super sensitive super-het chassis. The condition is very fine, with an original finish and all of the factory installed parts, with an accurate replacement speaker cloth. The condition is exceptionally fine. The filters and caps were replaced, as needed, along with all of the factory installed rubber coated internals. The radio performs and operates as new. My technician has done an outstanding job and installed a fine silk reproduction power cord and plug to match the factory original. These are considered a prize among collectors and are very hard to find. This stunning radio is the finest you can buy and is a large radio. 22"H x 16"W x 12"D.  $1,299.00. (0961059)

 

Atwater Kent 567 Cathedral (1932)

Atwater Kent 567 Cathedral (1932)

This is the first example of this model from the terrific early super-het cathedrals, made by this premier company. The radio is a stunning radio, it reminds me a cross between a A-K 627 and a model 82. The radio is a seven-tube model, and plays on the AM band. I did a bit of study of this radio, as my books did not offer the usual information; they must be very scarce. My literature would indicate this was a battery radio, but the chassis looks like a perfect factory built AC radio. The radio is a perfect performing set. The radio looks to be an older refinished cabinet; I added the correct reproduction speaker cloth and the factory knobs. My technician did his usual superlative repair replacing the aged components prone to failure along with those which it needed. He added a perfect silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe operation. Here is a chance to add a special radio to your collection! 18-1/2"H x 16-1/4"W x 11"D.  $899.00. (0960936)

 

Atwater Kent 708 (1931)

Atwater Kent 708 (1931)

Atwater Kent was one of the very best makers of this era. They had a fine reputation for the extreme care in the engineering and cabinet making. This radio is a terrific example of their fine talents. This model was a high tube count for the era, with eight tubes. A super-het circuit incorporating AVC, for the finest reception. The radio is prized for the lace-like grille, with one small blemish, so look at the additional photos. The condition of this radio is extremely fine as well, so you are looking at a particularly nice set. Everything looks to be factory original, with a fine silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug. My tech has done a complete repair of all of the defective parts and the radio is a fine player. 16-3/4"H x 14-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D.  $699.00. (0961063)

 

Atwater Kent 80 Cathedral (1932)

Atwater Kent 80 Cathedral (1932)

In the early era of super-het receivers, there was no better name than Atwater Kent. Known for decades as the premier maker of fine radios, this model was the first to offer the high technology of automatic volume control. This model sported fine barley twist side columns and the ornate zebra-wood veneer arch. The example before you is a very fine example. The finish is very good and original. The speaker cloth and knobs are also factory original. Clearly, this example was well cared for over the decades and is a wonderful example. My tech has done a thorough repair of the six-tube chassis and has replaced all of the filter caps, and condensers that are prone to failure. Add a tuner alignment and a fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and plug, makes this radio a solid player. 19-1/2"H x 16"W x 10"D.  $799.00. (0961022)

 

Atwater Kent 82 Cathedral (1932)

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Atwater Kent 82 Cathedral (1932)

This is a fine original example of the most desired Atwater Kent cathedral radio. The company had a reputation for making the finest radios of this era. The fine electronics were the most advanced of the early super-het era, and the factory made some of the finest cabinets as well. Note the fine zebra wood veneers on the radio's arch and hand lathed barley twist columns. This particular radio retains a nice factory finish, with very tight factory speaker cloth and factory installed knobs. The radio is a classic seven-tube super-het with automatic volume control. My tech has done an outstanding job making the repairs to the radio, and it plays great. Note the fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug, both reproduction and making the radio a safe set to play. 19"H x 15-1/2"W x 10"D.  $899.99. (0961099)

 

Atwater Kent 84 Cathedral (1931)

Atwater Kent 84 Cathedral (1931)

This is a very fine example of a desired Atwater Kent cathedral radio. The company had a fine reputation for making the finest radios of this era. The fine electronics were the most advanced of the early super-het era, and the factory made some of the finest cabinets as well. Note the fantastic factory original condition. This example is as clean of a set as I have ever had for 83+ years of service. This particular radio retains a terrific factory finish, with correct factory speaker cloth and factory installed knobs. Even the radio has an original power cord and plug, which is in excellent shape The radio is a classic seven-tube super-het with automatic volume control. My tech has done an outstanding job making the repairs to the radio, and it plays great. 19"H x 15-1/2"W x 10"D.  $699.00. (0961037)

 

Austin A.Howard Model A (1935)

Austin A.Howard Model A (1935)

This is one of the most interesting radios I have seen in quite some time. The quality of the cabinet is stunning with book matched panels, surrounding a pencil inlay. The radio is further decorated with carefully carved columns, with great detail. Note the high relief casted bronze escutcheon, giving the finest element decoration to a keyhole dial. The finish is in factory original condition, highly decorated inlay knobs, and a nice reproduction speaker cloth on the top of the radio, where the speaker is located. The radio chassis is a remarkable receiver too. The powerful seven-tube chassis is extraordinary in design, with chrome plated IFs. The radio plays on the broadcast (AM) band. The fully functioning clock is highly advanced for this time line, as it is a self starter. My technician has given both electronic elements of this showpiece great attention. The repairs have returned the clock and radio to perfect operating conditions. Note that he has added a fine silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug, just as it had leaving the factory. 18-1/2"H x 13-3/4"W x 11"D.  $899.00. (0960961)

 

Balkeit 68 "Round the World" Tombstone (1935)

Balkeit 68 "Round the World" Tombstone (1935)

Balkeit Radio was a high-end factory that was limited in distribution in the late 1920s-30s. They made some very interesting radios, like the one you are looking at. This is a model that offers dual band, BC/SW reception and works off a sophisticated five-tube super-het chassis. The condition of the radio is very nice, with a very interesting application of veneers, and a very unusual and brightly lit dial. Called "Around the World," the ornate dial offers the relative time in various international capitals, and the relative time zones. The speaker cloth is an accurate reproduction, and the knobs original to the radio. My technician has done a very fine and complete repair to the radio and it is a fantastic playing radio with a high level of selectivity. He added a new power cord and plug for your safe use. 15"H x 14"W x 9-1/2"D.  $399.00. (0960983)

 

Brunswick 12 (1932)

Brunswick 12 (1932)

This is a highly unusual radio made by Brunswick Corp., the same as the factory which made high quality phonographs. The radio is a highly crafted and unusually shaped cabinet with a mixture of exotic veneers and decorated with repwood decoration and a highly ornamental grille. These are in great condition. The radio is a very fine playing broadcast band early super-het with a seven-tube chassis. The radio is highly sensitive and has a toggle on the right side for boosting the reception of more distant stations. The radio came to me with an older refinished cabinet, which is pretty nice. The speaker cloth is very ornate and in great condition behind the highly detailed grille. One other interesting note, the radio has a tone control which engages when you pull forward the volume control. I cannot remember ever seeing this feature before. The radio is built like a battleship, as the rear photo will display. My technician has done a complete repair and the radio is a genuine performer. He added the gold silk/cotton reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug to mirror the way it left the factory. 21"H x 17"W x 11"D.  $799.00. (0961087)

 

Bulova M-501 (1933)

Bulova M-501 (1933)

You are looking at a great radio with real historical significance. This radio and the larger model M-701 were the first radios with clocks integrated into the cabinet. Moreover, they also allowed the clocks to turn on and off the radio at preset times. This is the smaller of the two models, and is a five tube super-het chassis with automatic volume control. These were very expensive radios of this era, thus expensive, so the number sold was very small. All of this particular radio's functions have been serviced and operate perfectly. My technician has serviced both the clock and radio to return it to perfectly running original specs. Note the toggle switch on the right side of the cabinet as shown in the fourth picture. It is a by-pass switch which allowed a manual on/off without the changing of the presets of the clock mechanism. The cabinet has been refinished at some earlier time, but the work is very nice. The speaker cloth is the correct reproduction and I believe the knobs correct and original. My technician has added a fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe operation. 19"W x 14-1/2"W x 10"D.  $999.00. (0961046)

 

Colonial 301 Chrome Grille (1933)

Colonial 301 Chrome Grille (1933)

Here is one of the nicest radios with a chrome grille. This is a super fine example of this radio, with was designed as a AC/DC model. The radio is set on AC, and is a five tube radio in a very compact form. The radio plays on the AM band only. Everything is great on this set, with complete foils around the volume and tuning knobs. The little ruby pilot light is intact, along with both inserts in the knobs. The radio has a very accurate replacement speaker cloth. My technician did a fantastic job in his repairs. The radio plays exceptionally well with a fine volume level. Note the fine condition of the chrome, showing only a tiny amount of wear! This is a very sought after collector's piece and will look great in your collection. 10-1/2"W x 8-1/4"H x 6-1/4"D.  $899.00. (0960784)

 

Colonial 36AC Cathedral (1930)

Colonial 36AC Cathedral (1930)

This is a wonderful find. These radios were made extremely well for the early super-het era, and powerful receivers too. They used a pair of #45 output tubes in a push-pull output and an over-sized 10-inch speaker. The radio is a remarkable player. The cabinet is unusually pristine with a dramatic photo finish detailed front panel in pristine condition. The condition of the radio is all original, with factory installed speaker cloth and the proprietary wood floral insert knobs. The radio has had a complete repair by my highly trained technician. The repairs included the full replacement of the filters in the power supply, all condensers and resisters that have failed and those prone to fail. Adding a full testing of the tubes and a full tuner alignment completes the repairs. He has added a fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and a reproduction Bakelite plug for your safe operation. 17-1/2"H x 14-3/4"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961041)

 

Colonial 658 (1935)

Colonial 658 (1935)

This is a highly sought after table radio. Made by Colonial, this is a very decorative and high quality radio. The cabinet is fashioned out of the finest mahogany, with detailed inlay decorating the face and the sides. The top is further decorated with ornamental beading which accentuates the elaborate veneers. Note the delicate grille over the speaker, in perfect condition. Inside you have a high grade dual band (AM/SW) six-tube super-het circuit. The radio is in extremely fine factory condition, with only a couple unnoticeable cracks in the celluloid volume control. The radio has both brass plates on the back of the radio, which offers the band select and tone controls. My technician has done a fantastic job with his repairs and the radio is an impressive player. This is a handsome set. 14-1/2"W x 10-1/2"H x 7"D.  $399.00. (0960982)

 

Colonial T-345 Cathedral (1932)

Colonial T-345 Cathedral (1932)

Here is a beautiful classic cathedral radio. The radio offers the classic good looks that Colonial Radio was known for. This is a very scarce model, with multiple veneers used in the cabinet. I believe the cabinet is a combination of rosewood and mahogany. As you can see the condition is terrific. Crafted as an early super-het with automatic volume control, this six-tube model is a real player. Note the floral inlay design in the knobs, adding the finishing touch to a beautifully crafted set. The speaker cloth is an accurate replacement. My technician did a complete repair, and added a fine silk cord and Bakelite plug for your safe use. The radio is a real player and a delight to own. 17-1/2"H x 14-1/2"W x 10"D.  $699.00. (0960872)

 

DeForest Crosley "Drake" (1932)

DeForest Crosley "Drake" (1932)

It is with great pride I offer this spectacular example of one of the finest radios ever made. Handcrafted with fine hand laid beading of Canadian Mahogany, this example is with the factory finish. The radio is so ornate, they installed the radio on large ball feet to accent the overall ornate design. The radio is an extremely large and heavy radio. The Canadian government required a much higher caliber of electronics in this era than their American counterparts, and I have been a fan of their sets ever since. Since Canada was a large country with a small population, much smaller numbers of their radios were produced. The transformer on this particular radio must weigh fifteen pounds alone. The radio is very complete, and a five tube chassis. The radio has been repaired to "like new" performance by my technician and plays loud and clear across the AM band. As large and heavy as this radio is, please note the shipping will be higher than most. Soon to be the focal point of your collection display! 20"W x 18"H x 10-1/2"D.  $999.00. (0960775)

 

Detrola 302 "Teardrop" (1940)

Detrola 302 "Teardrop" (1940)

This is a beautiful example of a highly unusual clock radio. The set displays dramatic marquetry chevron veneers. The radio is the combination mantel clock and five-tube super-het chassis. These highly unusual radios are prized by collectors The clock functions well, having a complete cleaning and oiling. The radio has also had the same repair that all of my radios receive. Note the complete back. A new power cord and plug make this a radio to proudly display and enjoy! 10"H x 10"W x 5"D.  $599.00. (0961082)

 

Detrola 320 (1940)

Detrola 320 (1940)

This is an uncommon model made by this style leading factory from Detroit, Michigan. The shape is unusual, not the boxy table radio shape so often made. The radio is a stunning example, with full factory finish, speaker cloth and knobs in pristine condition. This is a six tube radio, and a very good playing radio. The radio also offers the ability to preset five of your favorite stations, then simply push the selector buttons to make channel changes. The radio was serviced and returned to all of the factory specs, making it a highly sensitive and solid playing radio. 13-1/4"W x 9"H x 8"D.  $299.00. (0961067)

 

Detrola 7ZM Tombstone (1935)

Detrola 7ZM Tombstone (1935)

This is the scarcest and most interesting of the Detrola tombstones. I had never had a chance to see one of these... clearly rare. You can see the fine cabinetry and the fine craftsmanship in making of the radio. The most interesting part is the unusual super-het chassis, which was used in several different 1935 models a couple of consoles. The six-tube super-het chassis is adorned with dual "windows," the left called "micro tune" and the right the volume. The "micro tune" is a fine-tuning scale which allowed the most distinct way to tune in a specific frequency. The condition of the cabinet is super, and a very well done refinishing job with a gloss lacquer; simply beautiful. The previous owner reinstalled the original speaker cloth and the knobs are factory as well. My technician has returned this incredible set to perfect playing "factory new" condition. He remarked on the sophisticated electronics and the fine selectivity for a tube count as this. 18"H x 13"W x 10"D.  $699.00. (0961031)

 

Electronic Research Labs "Angelus" Cathedral (1930)

Electronic Research Labs "Angelus" Cathedral (1930)

This is a pristine example from a very obscure high end factory. The research has led me to a Chicago based factory called Electronic Research Labs. They marketed in the 1920's under the name of Erla, not to confused with the Lafayette brand name of the same spelling. The factory later became the production facility for Sentinel Radios in 1935. This early "Grand Cathedral" is a powerful six-tube TRF receiver. The radio is in fine factory condition, with the factory finish and parts. The radio was super clean and my tech found the restoration a easy one. He has returned all of the components to factory new levels, aligned the tuner and provided a new silk reproduction power cord and plug for your safe regular use. The radio is as impressive of a player as well of the stunning cabinet. 17-1/2"H x 15-3/4"W x 11"D.  $699.00. (0960849)

 

Emerson 134 Tombstone w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

Emerson 134 Tombstone w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

You are looking at a very seldom seen tombstone from Emerson Radio. This large radio, is in terrific original condition with all of the factory installed parts including all of the wood knobs. The radio cabinet was made by the famed New York based Ingraham Clock Co., known for the fine veneer work and dramatic finishes. The dial is a dual tuning "watch style" with dual dial pointers and micro/macro tuning. The radio is a fantastic receiver, with a brand new super sensitive tuning eye with opens and closes in a dramatic fashion. This is a dual band (AM/SW) set with a eight-tube super-het chassis. My tech has done a fine job in making the repairs needed. As I play this radio, the sound quality and selectivity is very impressive. Seldom do you find a radio of this age in such fine condition. 22"H x 17-1/2"W x 12"D.  $899.00. (0961014)

 

Emerson 141 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

Emerson 141 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

Here is a very scarce model of the terrific liaison between Emerson Radio and the Ingraham Cabinet company. The marriage of these fine companies has a group of dedicated collectors. Ingraham Cabinets was an upstate New York maker of fine and exotic cases. Their fame was based with clocks, but the collections that they made for various radio manufactures are special. This scarce model retains a fine factory finish and the entire factory installed parts. I have added the maximum number of photos to allow you to appreciate the artistry of the cabinet and veneers. My technician has done a terrific job in restoring the radio to be as good as new. He has replaced all of the filters and caps and a complete alignment of the tuner. There is a fresh power cord and plug, which will allow you to enjoy listing to this set for many years. This radio is a five-tube radio. 14"H x 12"W x 9"D.  $599.99. (0960858)

 

Emerson 176 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1938)

Emerson 176 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1938)

Here is another of the terrific sets, with the cabinet made by the famed Ingraham Cabinet Company. These radios are prizes due to the usage of exotic veneers and the extreme quality of the workmanship. The radio is a scarce slant front set, the dial well lit and the brass nameplate like new. The radio is in the factory finish and showing limited blemish for its 80 years. The radio has received the most complete restoration that you could wish a radio to have. The filters and caps, all have been replaced. The power cord new and the radio is a solid and dependable player. This is a very scarce model, and will make a great addition to your collection. This is a six-tube BC/SW radio. 17-1/2"H x 13"W x 12"D.  $699.99. (0961002)

 

Emerson AX-212 "Bullseye" (1938)

Emerson AX-212 "Bullseye" (1938)

This is a nice example of a very desirable radio. Designed by the famous designer Saknoffsky and the cabinet crafted by the famed Ingraham Cabinet, makes this radio a must have. The radio is a "All American Five" chassis, with a fine five tube super-het, broadcast band only profile. The radio had a very good early refinish, protecting the detailed green pin striping to the cabinet. The condition is very fine, with a dramatic toning of the circular grille. My technician has done a complete repair returning the radio to its factory new performance. His work was very thorough and he has added a new power cord and plug for your safe use. The repair also offers a handmade back, vastly superior to the factory supplied cardboard. Like the cabinet restoration the work is excellent. The radio is very compact at 9-1/2"W x 5-3/4"H x 4"D.  $699.00. (0961071)

 

General Electric A-70 Tombstone (1935)

General Electric A-70 Tombstone (1935)

Here is a beautiful example of this model. The condition is unusually fine and all original. The radio retains a nearly flawless finish and all of the factory installed parts. An interesting feature of this seven-tube super-het is the dial. It rotates as you switch from band to band, and is a three band model. My technician has done a terrific job in his repairs and has returned this set to perfect playing condition. You will enjoy listening to this radio, as it is a fantastic playing radio. 20-1/4"H x 14-3/4"W x 11"D.  $399.00. (0961016)

 

General Electric J-82 Cathedral (1932)

General Electric J-82 Cathedral (1932)

This is the largest and most desired of the General Electric cathedral radios. The radio is a classic, with a design that created the feelings of a Gothic church. The radio is all original, with the factory speaker cloth and floral carved ornate knobs. The chassis is remarkably clean, with full paper tags and no rust or discoloration. The cabinet is also factory original, with the minimum of usual wear but retaining a nice lacquer finish. The condition is fantastic considering the age of the radio. This model being the deluxe version, sported a powerful eight-tube chassis with automatic volume control. The super-het design brings in distant signals like a champ! My technician has done a complete repair, new filters in the power supply, condensers and resisters replaced as needed. The tubes check strong and with a tuner alignment, this radio is a real player. He has finished the radio with a fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe use and exactly as it left the factory 81+ years ago. 19-1/4"H x 14"W x 10"D.  $799.00. (0961049)

 

Herbert Horn "Tiffany Tone" 62 Cathedral (1931)

Herbert Horn "Tiffany Tone" 62 Cathedral (1931)

You are looking at a really scarce radio. The factory was located in Los Angeles, California, and made some of the most ornate and high caliber radios on the West Coast. Since they were more of a regional factory, few were sold and are seldom seen. You can see the fine original condition of the radio, with a very nice factory finish, with factory speaker cloth and highly detailed and ornate Bakelite knobs. The radio is a six-tube broadcast band TRF, and a very well designed electronically. My technician has done a complete repair of this blue chip set, replacing the filters in the power supply, condensers and resisters as needed. Checking the tubes and giving the set a complete alignment. Being a very early type of chassis, the radio does not have AVC (automatic volume control). Working great with the closest radio stations the most powerful, this plays well for this type of circuit. He has added a fine reproduction cotton/silk power cord and new Bakelite plug for your safe operation. 15-1/2"H x 13-1/3"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961060)

 

Herbert Horn "Tiffany Tone" 66 (1935)

Herbert Horn "Tiffany Tone" 66 (1935)

This is a scarce radio from a small high end factory from Los Angeles, California. This company has a devoted group of collectors, known for a high quality radio which were made in limited quantities. The radio is a powerful six-tube super-het. The delicate and intricate cut out grille is highlighted by a large three inch port-hole dial. The radio is highly ornate with a dramatic detail of toning lacquers detailing the set. My technician has done a complete repair. He has replaced the aged and defective components and those most likely to fail. He added a fine silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe use. This radio will be a stand out in your collection. 16"W x 10-1/4"H x 8-1/2"D.  $499.00. (0960788)

 

Kroehler/Ozarka 3426 Cathedral (1931)

Kroehler/Ozarka 3426 Cathedral (1931)

This is a very rare radio. Made for Kroehler Furniture by famed manufacturer Ozarka, these were some of the very best radios made in the early AC years. Kroehler furniture was a very well known line in the upper Midwest and wanted to sell radios, too. Radio was all the rage and since Kroehler was so well distributed and known, they contracted Ozarka to make radios with the Kroehler name on the escutcheon. These very same models were also offered under the Ozarka and Viking names. This particular set is a very large TRF and is a six-tube model. The finish, speaker cloth and knobs, are all factory original and in terrific condition. My technician marveled at the sophistication of this set's electronics. He has made the repairs to return the radio to a perfect player. He added a fine silk power cord and Bakelite plug, to replicate the way it left the factory in 1931. This is an impressive radio! 17-3/4"H x 16-1/2"W x 11"D.  $799.00. (0960955)

 

Lyric S-22 Tombstone by Wurlitzer (1932)

Lyric S-22 Tombstone by Wurlitzer (1932)

Clearly this is one of the most outstanding sets of this era. Made by Wurlitzer under the Lyric Radio name, this radio shows the extreme design that made this company famous. These were seldom seen domestically and were most often exported both in 110 volts and 220 volts. This example is the domestic model, and a beautiful example. The finish is factory and the knobs, with the speaker cloth being a highly accurate reproduction. Contained in this futuristic cabinet is a very good five-tube super-het. Note the toggle switch on the side, which is a distant and local switch. This early super-het was repaired to perform as new by my technician. He replaced the dried filters and replaced the other caps as needed. The radio plays beautifully on the AM band only. Note the very large eight-inch Rola speaker inside, which offers a roomful of sound. We added a fine silk reproduction power cord and plug for your safe use. The radio is trapezoid shaped; 18-1/4"H x 15-1/2"W x 11"D.  $799.00. (0961065)

 

Majestic (Canada) 2621 Tombstone (1936)

Majestic (Canada) 2621 Tombstone (1936)

Here is another of the terrific Canadian super-hets. My regular customers know of my appreciation for the quality of the electronics and the craftsmanship that they made to the cabinets. This is a perfect example of why I love these radios. The radio is a 6-tube dual band(AM/SW) powerhouse with a dramatic oversized transformer. The cabinet is a beautiful refinished example with an accurate reproduction speaker cloth. The tuning is a dual macro/micro control, so you can be sure that you can micro tune your favorite stations. Note the octagonal dial and the windowed band select. The electronics were completely repaired by my technician, and the set is amazing. He added a high quality replacement speaker and an accurate replacement silk/cotton power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe use. 18 1/4 h. 12 ¾ w 10 d  $599.00. (0961038)

 

Majestic 161 Tombstone (1934)

Majestic 161 Tombstone (1934)

This is a stunning radio! Seldom offered for sale, this is the largest of the Majestic chrome grille radios. The set is in beautiful condition with a fine refinish, in a ebony-deep mahogany shade. The chrome is nearly spotless, with a very fine and bright shine. I bought this as a refinished radio, and whoever did the work did a beautiful job. The speaker cloth is original, and the knobs too. The five-tube, dual band chassis offers a decent level of selectivity and sound. My technician has done a perfect job in his repairs, replacing all of the defective parts and those prone to failure. He has aligned the tuner and the radio sounds great. Note the fine reproduction power cord and plug for your safe operation. These are scarce radios and to have such a fine example is a real treat! 18-3/4"H x 13-1/2"W x 10"D.  $999.00. (0961074)

 

Majestic 59 "Studio" Tombstone (1933)

Majestic 59 "Studio" Tombstone (1933)

You are looking at a radio designed at the height of the Art Deco era. Wildly futuristic in a class "sky-scraper" form, with aluminum grille bars, accenting the cabinet shape. Note the fine detailing black lacquer detailing added to the cabinet. The condition is as good as it gets, all factory original and in tremendous condition. Note the correct factory "pinwheel" knobs. Inside is a decent five-tube, early super-het chassis that plays on the Broadcast band only. To fit the chassis into the cabinet, they mounted it sideways. My technician has done a fantastic job with his repairs, and the radio plays great. He has added a fine silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug, to be exactly as the radio left the factory, some 80 years ago. 14"H x 9-3/4"W x 8"D.  $799.00. (0960963)

 

Midwest K-11 Tombstone (1937)

Midwest K-11 Tombstone (1937)

You are looking at a console radio fitted into a oversized tombstone cabinet. This is an eleven-tube chassis. Midwest Radio was known for high-tube count chassis and a unique mail order factory direct distribution. I had never seen this model before, clearly a scarce model. The radio cabinet is all original finish with minimum wear. The speaker cloth is an accurate replacement and the knobs and metal band select are originals, too. The five band chassis back lights the band as you switch using the selector. Three of the five bands are vacant today, but the radio is a powerhouse Broadcast and Shortwave receiver. With the high tube count my technician has done his meticulous work, as these are sophisticated in design. He did a great job! Adding a fine silk/cotton power cord and Bakelite plug, mirroring the way it left the factory. Note the large size, this radio measures an oversized 21-1/4"H x 20"W x 11"D.  $999.00. (0961055)

 

Packard Bell 36 (1934)

Packard Bell 36 (1934)

This is one of the most Deco radios I have ever seen. Made by Packard Bell in their Los Angeles factory, few of these deluxe sets were made. The radio is an interesting contrast of woods with the decorative arch over the dial being of Birdseye maple. The radio is a classic porthole dial set, dual bands and a highly detailed dial. The powerful six-tube chassis provides plenty of power and operates perfectly. My tech gave this very special radio an additional amount of time and attention. The result, inside and out, is one of the "special ones" that will become the pride of your collection. This is a special radio, so please click on the link for the additional photos. The radio has a almost complete factory back. 15"W x 10"H x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961051)

 

Philco 116B Tombstone (1934)

Philco 116B Tombstone (1934)

You are looking at the finest radio made in this era. The super powerful eleven tube chassis is renowned for the great power and selectivity that were the finest engineering of its day. The factory finish is very nice, with minor wear and the radio retains all of the factory installed parts including the grille cloth. The radio resembles a skyscraper and has a fantastic form. This was the best radio that Philco ever produced. The radio is a very large and tall set. Since you are looking at a high-grade console-like radio in a table set, the TEN-inch speaker and large chassis required the enormous size. The radio is also exceptionally heavy, as they built a huge transformer to match the high tube count. The radio was completely repaired electronically with all new filters and caps, and resistors replaced as needed. The often damaged tuning meter works on this set. The radio in every technical respect meets all of the factory specs. A fine silk reproduction power cord and plug have been added for your safety. This is a nice radio just to listen to, and enjoy its classic beauty. 23-1/2"H x 17"W x 13"D.  $799.00. (0960827)

 

Philco 70 Cathedral (1933)

Philco 70 Cathedral (1933)

Long recognized as the classic cathedral radio, the Philco 70 is a beauty. Designed by the famous Edward Combs, the "70" was the next to the top of the line. This seven-tube powerhouse is a tremendous super-het. The radio had the very latest technology, including automatic volume control, a dramatic improvement to earlier sets. The condition is very good considering it is 80 years old. Clearly the radio is an older and skillfully refinished cabinet. It has all the factory-installed parts and accurate reproduction speaker cloth. The radio has been refinished with a correct luster, hand rubbed lacquer finish. Note the dial is backlit by the dial light, difficult to get a decent photo. The markings on the dial show clearly when the radio is on. The collector did a very nice job. My technician has done a complete and perfect repair. The radio plays loud and clearly with an excellent level of selectivity. The radio has a fine silk reproduction replacement cord with a new Bakelite plug for your safe use. A "Grand Cathedral" at 18-1/2"H x 16-1/2"W x 12"D.  $499.00. (0961069)

 

Philco 90A (1931)

Philco 90A (1931)

Long recognized as the classic cathedral radio, the Philco 90 is a beauty. Designed by the famous Edward Combs, the "90" was the very top of the line. This nine-tube powerhouse is a tremendous super-het. This is the earliest version, using a power pair of #45 tubes. There is a very sensitive distance/local switch on the back of the set. The condition is very good considering it is 80 years old. Clearly the radio is in a terrific original cabinet. It has all the factory-installed parts and speaker cloth. The radio is perhaps the finest example I have ever offered Note the dial is backlit by the dial light, difficult to get a decent photo. The markings on the dial show clearly when the radio is on. Note how dramatic the book-matched veneers are highlighted on the front. The collector did a very nice job. My technician has done a complete and perfect repair. The radio plays loud and clearly with an excellent level of selectivity. The radio has a fine silk reproduction replacement cord with a new Bakelite plug for your safe use. A "Grand Cathedral" at 19"H x 17"W x 12"D.  $799.00. (0961093)

 

Pilot 18 "The Dragon" Cathedral (1933)

Pilot 18 "The Dragon" Cathedral (1933)

So seldom do I find any radio from Pilot available for sale. Collectors prize these radios, both cathedrals and tombstones, as they are rare and terrific sets. This is the first cathedral model I have seen in the last decade. It is the first model Pilot made, and is in tremendous original condition. Note the fancy Bakelite escutcheon and the original proprietary heavily sculptured knobs. There is a touch of veneer crease on the right side, difficult to see, but otherwise the radio is in remarkable original condition. The radio is a very early super-het, playing on six tubes. The reception is as good as any radio you might find from this early date. My technician has done a first class repair on the radio and it sounds super! He added a fine silk/cotton power cord and Bakelite plug as the radio had from the factory. This is a rare set and very impressive. 20"H x 16"W x 11"D.  $999.00. (0961054)

 

Radio Lamp Corporation of America (1948)

Radio Lamp Corporation of America (1948)

Here is one of the most unusual novelty radios ever made. The company, which was a small factory based in Los Angeles, produced two styles of table lamp radios. This model is the more desired and often referred as the "mushroom." The radio is a plated model, and although described when new, as brass, the natural aging has changed the patina to a copper-like color. This was an expensive radio to buy, as it is one of the finest examples in original condition I have seen in forty five years. The plating is still very good, with only a few scratches and virtually no pitting. The lamp portion is a torchiere style lamp with the light subtly rising from the body of the set. The speaker is housed inside the shade and projects the sound vertically out the top. The radio is an All American Five chassis, which is a fine super-het radio. The dial is perfect, and everything is factory original with the exception of the new power cord and plug. My technician has done a complete repair and the lamp and radio perform perfectly. These are scarce radios, and to find one in this fine of condition is a rare treat. A must for a radio collector's office or study. 21"H x 15"W.  $999.00. (0961043)

 

RCA 10T-1 Tombstone (1936)

RCA 10T-1 Tombstone (1936)

This is the largest and most powerful tombstone made by the technology-leading RCA. The monstrous cabinet houses a huge ten-tube chassis. I have tried for seven years to source one of these, as they are renown for the sheer brute powerful playing with the most advanced selectivity of this era. I doubt they could build a better radio, with even today's technology. The set before you is all original, with a fantastic finish, factory speaker cloth and knobs. The radio is in such pristine original condition, the decals below the controls are intact. The radio plays on three bands. My technician, with his 47 years of practice, has done an especially perfect repair. He and I often talk about the performance of a given set, as we process a lot of radios over a year's time. He is solely focused on the electronics, as I am on the cosmetics. We both agree, that along with the Philco 116B, this is the finest receiver we have ever processed. I can assure you, you will never buy a better cosmetic example and better piece of electronics. This is an extremely over-sized set at 20"H x 17-1/4"W x 14"D.  $899.00. (0961073)

 

RCA 121 (1933)

RCA 121 (1933)

I am often impressed with the condition of these 80+ year old beauties. This is one of them, with a tremendous finish, all original parts including the knobs and speaker cloth. The chassis is super clean, and with all of the factory labels. This is an early super-het, using six tubes. The radio also has an interesting feature with the third knob from the left, offering a split profile allowing macro/micro tuning of your favorite station. This radio offered both shortwave and broadcast bands. The radio was an easy repair for my highly trained and experienced technician. He replaced the filters and all of the aged components that have failed and all that are prone to failure. The result is a very fine playing radio. He added a fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and replacement plug for your safe use. 17"H x 13-1/2"W x 10"D.  $499.00. (0961070)

 

RCA 143 Tombstone (1933)

RCA 143 Tombstone (1933)

This is the largest and most impressive RCA tombstone. Although not the highest tube count, the sheer size and performance of this behemoth is fantastic. The radio is an eight-tube super-het, with a three-band capability. The radio is a rather unique combination of a cathedral and tombstone radio. The radio is a remarkable radio, with a selectivity and output, second to none. The condition is factory original, with a complete set of factory installed parts. My technician has give great care to his repairs on this blue chip radio. Replacing all that needed replacing, filters, caps and tubes, he aligned each IF with great care to assure that you will benefit from the unmatched capabilities of this radio. He replaced the old power cord and plug with a fine silk replacement and Bakelite plug, identical to the factory originals. This radio is massive in size and extremely heavy. Great care will be made to ship this monster safely to your door. 20-1/2"H x 12"W x 15"D.  $899.00. (0960934)

 

RCA R-71 Tombstone (1933)

RCA R-71 Tombstone (1933)

This is an interesting radio. The tombstone is a seldom seen eight-tube super-het chassis. Made by RCA, it was one of the most advanced and powerful early tombstones offered for sale. This particular set was sold by the famous Seattle, Washington piano company Sherman & Clay. This retailer had a super reputation, and closed after over 120 years in business. It was not uncommon for a high-end retailer to "house brand" deluxe lines. The radio retains a fine finish, with correct reproduction speaker cloth and factory installed wood knobs with detailed insets. My tech has done a superb job in his repairs and the radio plays in a remarkable fashion for such an early radio. Note the fine silk/cotton reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe operation. 19-1/2"H x 14"W x 11"D.  $599.00. (0961045)

 

RCA T-9-10 Tombstone (1938)

RCA T-9-10 Tombstone (1938)

This is the second largest and most powerful tombstone made by the technology leading RCA. The monstrous cabinet houses a huge nine-tube chassis. I have tried for five years to source one of these, as they are renown for the sheer brute powerful playing with the most advanced selectivity of this era. I doubt they could build a better radio, with even today's technology. The set before you is professionally refinished, with a fantastic level of attention to the factory detail. The radio retains the factory speaker cloth and knobs. The radio plays on three bands and particularly well on shortwave. My technician, with his 47 years of practice, has done an especially good repair. He and I often talk about the performance of a given set, as we process a lot of radios over a year's time. We agree of the dynamic performance of these radios. He added a brand new green eye tube which winks with a great degree of sensitivity. He has added a fine silk/cotton power cord and new Bakelite plug as it had leaving the factory. I can assure you, you will never buy a better piece of electronics. This is an extremely over-sized set at 22"H x 16-1/2"W x 13"D.  $899.00. (0961057)

 

Remler 11 "Cameo" (1931)

Remler 11 "Cameo" (1931)

This a highly unusual radio made by the finest of the early west coast, San Francisco based Remler Radio. Rember was a very fine maker of very early, sophisticated battery radio in the earliest part of modern radio. They continued into the 1930's with a like quality line of rather unique AC receivers. This model is a five tube TRF, sporting a huge over-sized TEN INCH speaker. The finish is terrific, and the radio retains the factory speaker cloth and knobs. My technician has done a complete repair, returning the radio to a factory "like new" condition. He has added a fine silk power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe operation. I gave this radio, upon return, a very good audition. I found that it was a tremendous performer and showed a great amount of sensitivity for a TRF. Clearly the high quality this high-end factory was famous for, is present in this radio. 17-1/2"H x 16"W x 10"D.  $599.00. (0960828)

 

Remler 21 "The Minuette" (1932)

Remler 21 "The Minuette" (1932)

This is a scarce radio from a west coast factory. Very tiny in size, and super ornate with a Middle Eastern flavor to the cabinet design. As you can see the condition of the cabinet and grille are with a decent factory finish. The speaker cloth and knobs are accurate replacements. The tiny size of this early four-tube chassis was highly unusual along with the early style tuning dial. These tiny radios were favored in smaller rooms, such as a den or bedroom. The extremely ornate veneer makes for a very decorative set. The four-tube chassis offers, as you would expect, a limited amount of selectivity and sound output. These radios were scarce and fragile in design, so to find such a nice example is a rare treat! My technician has done a complete repair and returned the radio to its factory like new operation. He added a fine silk/cotton cord and new plug for safe use. The radio plays on the broadcast band only. 12-1/2"H x 10"W x 8"D.  $499.00. (0961068)

 

Rogers-Majestic 4521 (1936-Canada)

Rogers-Majestic 4521 (1936-Canada)

I am a huge fan of Canadian radios, as they were extremely well made and, in many respects, better than their American counterparts. The power transformer on this set is massive and over-sized for a six-tube set. They also were made in very small numbers, so they are scarce. You can see the care this radio received with exotic veneers on the front, in a chevron design. The craftsmanship is outstanding. The radio sports all of the factory supplied parts in a nice factory original condition. The six-tube super-het chassis is a solidly engineered design and my technician has done a first class repair. He has added a fine silk reproduction cord and new plug for your safe use. The radio is a special set, and a terrific player. 17"W x 11"H x 9"D.  $499.00. (0960881)

 

Silvertone 1589 Cathedral (1933)

Silvertone 1589 Cathedral (1933)

You are looking at a beautiful example of a series of radios made by Colonial Radio for Sears. These were high quality early super-hets with automatic volume control as you would expect from a premier factory. You might notice the floral knobs, which were unique to Colonial Radio. The condition is terrific with all of the factory installed parts. This is a 7-tube model that plays on Broadcast only. My technician has done a complete repair and the radio plays as good as new. These are fantastic players, so I know it will delight. 18-1/2"H x 14-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D.  $599.00. (0961013)

 

Silvertone 4769 (1938)

Silvertone 4769 (1938)

This is a nice example of a most unusual novelty radio. The radio was designed as a high quality super-het, with the latest rage of a tuning eye. The radio dial is styled after a telephone. Thus, this set was unique. The radio features a curved side, and is a near copy of another Silvertone model which was made by Ingraham Cabinets. The radio is in very good original condition, retaining all of the factory installed parts, showing almost no wear with a couple of spots on the top for all the decades. I bought this radio for the very good condition of the Tenite plastic grille and knobs. Often, these have shrunk, as this kind of plastic is prone to do; but this one is in fine shape. The radio is an eight-tube multi-band with a brand new tuning eye. The radio was repaired completely by my tech, and performs fantastically. The green tuning eye is very sensitive in opening and closing. Eight tubes and dual bands make this a great radio to listen to. 20-1/2"W x 15"H x 12"D.  $499.00. (0961064)

 

Simplex W "World" Tombstone (1935)

Simplex W "World" Tombstone (1935)

This is a seldom seen model from the Sandusky, Ohio factory. This is one of the last models made by Simplex, prior to being bought by Philco Radio. The radio is a solid dual band (AM/SW) five-tube chassis. The condition of the radio cabinet is very good, showing a minor amount of wear. Note the lighter wood veneer on the upper regions of the cabinet, making for a nice statement. The chassis was repaired by my tech, and we are both impressed with the fine level of selectivity and sound output through the Utah speaker. The radio has a new power cord and plug for your safe use. 14-1/2"H x 11-1/2"W x 7-1/2"D.  $399.00. (0960989)

 

Sparton 252 (Canada) (1935)

Sparton 252 (Canada) (1935)

Those of you that are regulars to my page note my fondness for Canadian made radios. They were simply better built, both in electronics which was more tightly controlled by the government, and cabinetry. The population of Canada was small in those years, so there were a limited number of factories and a tiny number of sets produced. This is the same Sparton Radio Corp, that made radios in the States, but since they were producing in another country, were a distinctly Canadian company. This is a very fine five-tube broadcast receiver. The radio is rather unusual in the shape of the cabinet and with a green colored dial. The example here is about as good as you could wish, with everything being factory original parts and finish. The radio lived such a good life, we left the factory power cord on this set with it still being perfectly safe for regular use. My tech loved the repair of the older components, remarking on the higher level of quality of the set. 18-1/2"W x 9"H x 8-1/2"D.  $499.00. (0961052)

 

Sparton 506 "Bluebird" (1936)

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Sparton 506 "Bluebird" (1936)

Long considered to be one of the most collectable of all of the vintage radios. This radio was designed by the famous Walter Dorin Teague and has been a museum piece. this 14-1/2 inch blue mirror disk is highlighted by the concentric chrome rings. This is nicest original example I have ever seen. the radio shows the tiniest amount of wear for the decades of service. The five tube super-het chassis has been modified for safety, replacing the resister line cord with a brand new cotton/silk replacement. I am including a copy of original ads of the radio, which should enhance your display of this museum caliber radio. 15"H x 15"W x 9"D.  $3,499.00. (0961091)

 

Stewart Warner 136-A (1937)

Stewart Warner 136-A (1937)

You are looking at one of my most favorite Art Deco table radios. Made by the fashion forward Stewart Warner, this model offers an exceptional radio with dramatic Deco looks. The cabinet is made of the finest American Walnut, with the center section, highlighted with Birdseye Maple. This example has been professionally refinished and retains factory speaker cloth and knobs. The cabinet has the Craft-Built metal tag, which was S-W's answer to the dramatic Ingraham Cabinets offered by a number of their competitors. The radio has been completely repaired and plays as new with the addition a fine silk reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug. This is a stunning radio to look at, but also is a tremendous performer. 19"W x 13"H x 12"D.  $629.00. (0961053)

 

Stewart Warner R-1261 "York" Tombstone (1933)

Stewart Warner R-1261 "York" Tombstone (1933)

This is the second largest and most sought after Stewart Warner tombstone. Stunning use of veneers and a highly Deco speaker grille will make this radio one of your favorites. The radio is a fine example with all of the factory parts, speaker cloth, knobs and nice factory finish. The radio has received our total restoration consisting of new caps, filters, tuner alignment and a fine reproduction power cord and plug. The tone and sensitivity of this radio are remarkable! This deluxe model is a powerful seven tube receiver and operates on three bands. This is a scarce set that is not often seen, I have had an example of one of these in my collection and you will love owning one, too. 19-1/4"H x 14-1/2"W x 13"D.  $799.00. (0960855)

 

Stromberg Carlson 235H (1937)

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Stromberg Carlson 235H (1937)

You are looking at an amazing radio. The radio is monstrous, and really is a console chassis made into a huge table radio. The condition is in a remarkable factory original condition with all of the factory installed parts and decals. The cabinet is a finely crafted piece with a stunning book matched top. The radio is a multi-band super-het with a huge eight tube chassis. It has been completely refurbished with all of the electronics that needed to be replaced or updated by my fine technician. He has added a brand new tuning eye, which glows brightly and dances as you tune from station to station. This is only the second example of this highest quality radio that I have ever found and it will delight you with both stellar looks and performance to match. 24-1/2"W x 14-1/4"H x 11"D.  $799.00. (0961094)

 

Trav-Ler 442 (1936)

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Trav-Ler 442 (1936)

"This tiny radio can fit in the palm of your hand!" You are looking at a extremely fine example of this radio with the cabinet made by the famed Ingraham Cabinet Company. The radio retains all of the original factory installed parts including the factory speaker cloth on both the front and back. The cabinet has a fine original finish, and you can see the dramatic veneer on the face, as you would expect from Ingraham Cabinets. The chassis is a four-tube broadcast band only receiver. My tech has done a complete repair and the radio plays extremely well for such a compact radio. He replaced the defective resister-line cord with a new cord and polarized plug. 11"W x 7"H x 5"D.  $699.00. (0961088)

 

US Radio 9A Tombstone (1932)

US Radio 9A Tombstone (1932)

Here is one I had never seen before. The radio is very impressive with one of the most interesting dials. The radio offers a triple play of controls, and the largest nine-tube chassis I have ever seen on a 1932 radio. The set has had some repairs, with replacement speaker cloth and sounding board, likely done decades ago. The finish is fantastic, perhaps original possibly refinished... I simply can not tell. The condition is terrific only with minor chipping by the right front foot and a chip in the skirt of the tuning knob. The powerhouse nine-tube chassis has been completely repaired and this large tombstone plays with a fantastic level of sound and selectivity. Note the replacement silk/cotton power cord and plug for your safe use. 19-1/2"H x 16"W x 12"D.  $699.00. (0961077)

 

Western Radio 258-76277 (1935)

Western Radio 258-76277 (1935)

Here is a very scarce radio made by a tiny and obscure West Coast factory. Note the highly detailed watch dial tuning, with any number of western stations identified for tuning ease, and on the right side, shortwave stations and capitals. On the right is a very sophisticated set of six presets, retaining a former owner's choice of station. All of this in an exquisite crafted cabinet, employing multiple exotic veneers and a "sled" like appearance. The radio is a six tube chassis and plays on broadcast and shortwave. My technician has done a superb job in his repairs of this set. Clearly made with some of the finest engineering we have seen from any factory. Note the fancy wood knobs, an added touch, and the fine factory original condition. An aux input mini-jack has been added. 16"W x 8-3/4"H x 8"D.  $399.00. (0961039)

 

Westinghouse 785 (1939-Canada)

Westinghouse 785 (1939-Canada)

Here is a beautiful Canadian Westinghouse. The large radio is a powerhouse, playing on five bands on a seven tube chassis. The slide rule dial is perfect and oversized with a brand new green tuning eye in the middle. The cabinet is in very good condition with a tiny amount of veneer loss. Six presets allowing the setting of your favorite stations complete the set. There is a small amount of plastic missing from the escutcheon, hardly noticeable. The speaker cloth is a perfect replacement. My technician did his complete repair of the radio and it plays perfectly, as the deluxe model of the late stage super-hets often do. This is a very large radio, which adds to the sound quality. 21"W x 16"H x 12"D.  $399.00. (0960882)

 

Westinghouse WR-23 Tombstone (1935)

Westinghouse WR-23 Tombstone (1935)

You are looking at a powerhouse. The Westinghouse radios are not common, but were very well made and this particular model is a powerful seven-tube super-het. The condition is all original, with a nice speaker cloth and fancy lathed wooden knobs. The finish is equally nice with no veneer issues. The radio does have two hairline cracks by the speaker posts due to the shrinkage of the wood as the set is now 79+ years old. My tech has done his usual repairs, replacing the filter caps on the power supply, condensers and any resistors out of value. With his alignment of the IF's, the radio tunes accurately. Added is a safe new reproduction silk/cotton power cord and reproduction Bakelite plug for your safe use. 18"H x 15-3/4"W x 10"D.  $499.00. (0961020)

 

Zenith 5-S-29 Tombstone (1936)

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Zenith 5-S-29 Tombstone (1936)

There is no better production radio of this era than a solid Zenith radio. This was a decorative tombstone from that time, and an exceptionally nice example. I have seldom had a finer example, with a very fine older refinish and the entire factory installed parts. Please note the fine embossed Zenith knobs with the lighting bolt. This radio will meet the expectations of the collector who demands the very best. This radio is a five-tube, two-band radio. My technician, a life long Zenith collector, lovingly repaired the radio. His work is exacting, replacing defective parts and those prone to failure. He aligns the tuner and replaces the power cord and plug, for safe and dependable operation. This is a great playing set! 18"H x 13-1/2"W x 9-1/2"D.  $659.00. (0961090)

 

Zenith 715 Tombstone (1934)

Zenith 715 Tombstone (1934)

This is one of the earlier models of a deluxe eight-tube super-het. The cabinet is stunning, with a fancy cut-out grille and elaborate veneers. The radio is a stunning example, and a fine playing radio. Impressively sized, this radio will be one of your favorites. The condition is very nice with reproduction speaker cloth. The radio was restored by my technician, who is a life-long Zenith collector. He did the repairs in a very exacting manner, assuring you super service for many years. The radio has a replacement silk power cord and plug for your safe operation. This is a radio to enjoy listening to, as well as an impressive look. 19-1/2"H x 15"W x 9-1/2"D.  $699.00. (0960838)

 

Zenith 8-S-443 AM/SW (1940)

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Zenith 8-S-443 AM/SW (1940)

Here is a seldom available monstrous sized table radio. Essentially, this highly advanced eight-tube radio is a console chassis placed in an oversized cabinet. You can see the detail with all of the tabs that help you tailor the sound quality to your tastes. The radio sports a brand new green tuning eye, which "winks" with great sensitivity as you move from station to station. The condition is excellent, with an amazingly clean cabinet, which I believe to be original. The speaker cloth and knobs are original to the radio. Note the partial back, which hides the extensive self contained loop antenna offering a extreme level of reception. My technician has done a fantastic job making repairs and update to the electronics. He remarked this to be one, if not the best, receiver to cross his bench. This monster will cost a bit more in shipping due to the size and weight. 24-3/4"W x 15"H x 15"D.  $799.00. (0961097)

 

Zenith 9-S-232 "Walton" Tombstone (1938)

Zenith 9-S-232 "Walton" Tombstone (1938)

Long considered as one of the most collectable of all of these old radios and displayed on the popular television program "The Waltons." These radios continue to appreciate in value, as they are scarce and offer a dramatic quality of sound. You are looking at an excellent example of this blue-chip radio. The condition of the cabinet is all original along with all of the other factory installed parts. The finish is very nice, showing the minimum of expected wear of 75 years. The radio comes with a photocopy factory supplied owner's manual. My tech has replaced all of the components required to update the radio and ensure that you enjoy problem free ownership. We replaced the dead eye tube with a super sensitive 6E5 eye tube which shines bright with a great deal of sensitivity, opening and closing as you tune from station to station. The motor drive works perfectly, in both directions. I doubt you will ever find a better example of this highly prized blue-chip radio, and you will be amazed by the performance. Note this is the 1938 version, which has the paper tag on the bottom of the cabinet and chassis stamp. 23-1/4"H x 17-3/4"W x 13"D.  $2,999.00. (0961062)

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