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Algene AR-5-U Portable w/Snake Skin Case

Algene AR-5-U Portable w/Snake Skin Case

For the collector that has been looking for a radio in a red snake skin cosmetic case, look no further. The radio dates from the late 1940's and sports Lucite knobs, handle and grille. The case shows some wear, but overall in very good original condition including the grille cloth. The power cord is rather short given that you have to store it under the lid. The mirror is a little cloudy from age. It has a lighted dial. The set has been serviced and plays good. 11"W x 7-1/2"H x 6"D. $225.00. (0260697)

 

Audiotronics 222

Audiotronics 222

The company made audio equipment for school and based in North Hollywood CA. This radio probably dates from the mid 1950's. There was a black stripe on the left side that most likely covered what class or department it belonged to. I was able to cover it fairly well with a matching color. Otherwise over all it's in excellent original condition. The indicator light comes on and the set plays really well, so I'm offering it as found unrestored. 13"W x 7-1/2"H x 6-1/2"D. $99.00. (0260707)

 

Bendix 526B

Bendix 526B

The Bendix 526 displays well with machine age style. This is painted Bakelite and it retains the original ivory paint in excellent condition. It shows only minor wear and with no cracks. The reverse painted dial glass has some flaking at the ND in Bendix and above 90-110. The chassis has been serviced and the set plays well. It is one of the best original examples you could hope to find. 10"W x 7"H x 7"D. $199.00. (0260687)

 

Colonial 650 Tombstone (1934)

Colonial 650 Tombstone (1934)

The model 650 is a rare variation of the more common 653. It has the band and tone control switch on the rear of the chassis as shown. The labels are in amazing condition showing very little wear. I like the deep, mellow and brilliant markings for tone. the left knob in front of the set is a trimmer. It dates from about 1934 and is in original condition including knobs and grille cloth. The finish shows minor discoloration and wear, but still displays well. The set has been serviced including a new cloth covered cord. It plays well and receives on both AM and Shortwave. About 14-1/2"H x 11"W x 7"D. $449.00. (0260689)

 

Crosley 61 Tombstone (1934)

Crosley 61 Tombstone (1934)

The 1934 Crosley 61 with 6HS chassis is a rather rare model to find in this condition. This one is the best original example I've seen. I have personally owned this one for over 25 years. It is completely original with the exception of a new cloth covered power cord. Refinishing this set to look like this is very difficult. A real beauty inside and out. The chassis has been serviced receiving AM across the dial and some short wave. 16-1/2"H x 13"W x 8"D. $449.00. (0260754)

 

Davison Haynes Aero

Davison Haynes Aero

The only identification is Aero on the escutcheon and the number 15997 on the label. This is an extremely rare radio and is the only example I'm aware of. There is little documentation about the company and it appears they were only in business from 1930 to 31. The chassis was assembled at Gilfillan Bros. Plant in L.A. The chassis is the same used in their model 92 and 93 consoles. The radio is in beautiful condition inside and out. The chassis is super clean with no corrosion. The set was serviced by the former owner and plays fine with strong reception. The cabinet has been refinished. The grille cloth is a replacement, but I believe the knobs are original to the set. There is no schematic for this set and so it is offered primarily for display and preservation. 16-1/2"H x 15"W x 9-1/2"D. $749.00. (0260733)

 

Detrola Tombstone (model unknown, 1933)

Detrola Tombstone (model unknown, 1933)

This rare unknown model was offered in two-, three-, and four-knob variations. I believe this is the first example to be offered on the Radio Attic. The radio is in excellent original condition with the exception of the grille cloth. It was replaced with period cloth. The chassis has been serviced and the set plays well. 13-1/2"H x 10"W x 7"D. $359.00. (0260753)

 

Edison Radio

Edison Radio

The volume escutcheon reads Edison Radio Stores Inc. NY. A lawsuit was issued around 1936 against Mr. Frank of Edison Radio Stores Inc. for misuse of the Edison name having nothing to due with the real Edison. This little five-tube set probably dates from 1934, an extremely rare radio in excellent all original condition. It has been fully restored including a diode replacement for the resistance line cord. It plays well and it's ready to display and enjoy. 11"W x 7-1/2"H x 5"D. $395.00. (0260722)

 

Emerson 274 (1939)

Emerson 274 (1939)

The Emerson 274 dates from 1939. It's a rather hard to find model seldom offered for sale. This one has chips around the very outer edge of the base. There are eight of them and three are shown. They do not detract from the overall appearance. Otherwise it is in excellent condition with no additional cracks or chips. It has a new dial cover and retains the original knobs. The set has been serviced and plays well. 8-1/2"W x 5"H x 4-1/4"D. $225.00. (0260744)

 

Emerson 321-AW (1934)

Emerson 321-AW (1934)

This is the 1934 Emerson Chinese chest oriental garden radio. These were hand painted with no two exactly alike. The radio displays well from all angles with bright bold designs. It retains all the original emblems and ID tags. The original grille cloth shows some discoloration, but no rips or tears. The knobs and hardware are also correct and original to the set. The chassis has been serviced and is clean and complete. The radio plays well; 10"W x 7-1/2"H x 6"D. $749.00. (0260745)

 

Emerson 540 (1947)

Emerson 540 (1947)

The postwar Emersonette came out in 1947 and was offered in four colors. The red and green examples are the most desirable. Offered is an extremely nice red Plaskon model in original condition down to the power cord. It does have an edge chip as shown and a 1/16" scratch on the top left corner. It is a beauty and displays like new. The set has been serviced and plays well. 6-1/4"W x 5"H x 3-1/4"D. $395.00. (0260746)

 

McMurdo Silver Masterpiece III Console Radio

McMurdo Silver Masterpiece III Console Radio

Advertised in 1934 as a forward design with a round dial which was a new advancement at that time. This radio was in a private collection for 25 years with no cabinet. the receiver is all original. The cover and face panel have been re-chromed. The balance of the chassis retains the original chrome. There is minor surface corrosion, but as you can see it still displays well. The chassis has been serviced and cleaned. All controls and moving parts were lubricated. The 12" speaker was used with early Scott sets and it is not original to the radio. The power supply is from an early Scott Allwave 12. It was completely rebuilt to match the one used with the Masterpiece III. It uses the correct tubes and connections for an original look. The cabinet is a custom design made from a period correct cabinet, but not an original McMurdo. The radio plays well and a rare opportunity to purchase this hard to find set. $2,199.00. (0260570)

 

Micro-Vox MV-200 with box

Micro-Vox MV-200 with box

Made by Mercury Electronic Laboratories, the Micro-Vox was made from 1949 until the early 1950s. It is a pocket sized hand held AM transmitter with microphone. This wireless remote microphone would work in conjunction with any AM radio with a range up to 75 feet. There are some marks on one side caused by decades of storage next to the wiring. Otherwise it is in as new condition inside and out with no cracks or chips. It is a rare find with the original box and instructions. The box has been written on and is missing a piece of one flap. It requires a 1-1/2 volt "A" battery and a 22-1/2 volt "B" battery, not included. It is complete with factory wiring, ground clip and 958A tube. It is sold untested. 5-1/2"H x 3"W x 2"D. $99.00. (0260624)

 

Motorola 58X11 (1949)

Motorola 58X11 (1949)

The model 58X11 is often referred to as the Darth Vader, although important to note that George Lucas was only 5 when the radio was made in 1949. It is not the only radio to be given that title. There is a hairline crack on the lower left side as shown. A clear epoxy was used on the inside to secure it. Otherwise it is in very good condition retaining the original knobs, grille cloth and back. It has been serviced and plays well. 12"W x 7"H x 6"D. $119.00. (0260739)

 

Packard-Bell 551 (1948)

Packard-Bell 551 (1948)

This rare 1948 portable was offered with brown Bakelite trim. The radio was sold in Bakelite, Plaskon or wood cabinet with Bakelite or Plaskon trim. The dial is just made of thick paper. I could only find a couple of images of this radio on line. There may have been a thin possibly Plaskon frame around the dial. From what I can find I do not believe there was ever a clear dial cover. As shown the dial is intact, but is only fair at best. The Plaskon trim is excellent with no cracks or chips. The cabinet has been refinished, but otherwise it is all original including the grille cloth. The chassis has been serviced and it plays well. 10-1/2"W x 8"H x 6-1/2"D. $139.00. (0260599)

 

Packard-Bell 602 (1949)

Packard-Bell 602 (1949)

The model 602 had the dial marked in separate scales. One for stations in the southwest and the other for the northwest. The dial pointers move in tandem. This is a very unusual feature. The cabinet is made of what appears to be Masonite with a faux wood finish. It dates from 1949 with a nice mid century design. There is crazing on the face panel, but otherwise in excellent original condition. The radio has been serviced and plays well. 14-1/2"W x 8"H x 5-1/2"D. $349.00. (0260704)

 

Philco 37-600

Philco 37-600

The Philco 37-600 was designed to look good from all angles. At some point it was given a clear coat over the original finish. It was very well done, but any finish wear was left intact as shown. The faux finish is still in nice condition on the front and back. The dial was damaged and repaired, but the graphics are still good. It retains the original grille cloth and knobs. Overall the radio displays well and still a better than average example. The radio has been serviced and plays fine. 12"W x 8-1/2"H x 6-1/2"D. $159.00. (0260699)

 

Philco 47-204

Philco 47-204

The model 47-204 war unique to the 1947 Philco line up with its pressed relief design. What is also unusual is the cut out of Philco in the base of the set. It is in excellent original condition. The set has been serviced and plays well. 13-1/4"W x 7-1/4"H x 6-1/2"D. $159.00. (0260731)

 

Radiola UZ-1325 Loud Speaker

Radiola UZ-1325 Loud Speaker

The UZ-1325 by RCA was introduced in late 1924. The horn was made from hard rubber, which was vulcanized rubber heated in a mold similar to modern plastic production. There is a flaw on the top portion of the bell measuring about 3-1/2" as shown. This looks to have been a repair. Given the texture of the horn it does not detract from the overall appearance. The driver is in excellent condition, but when checked I found it was open and the horn is not working. It is sold as-is for display or repair. 25-1/2"H. $119.00. (0260752)

 

Radio Banks (Majestic, Crosley, Ardee)

Radio Banks (Majestic, Crosley, Ardee)

Offered is an instant radio bank collection. All three are original period banks. The Majestic was made by the Arcade and the Crosley by Kenton toys. the plastic table model was made by Ardee and probably dates from the 40's. The tip of the volume knob is chipped off and note the lack of a tuning knob. The grille center is also chipped and the back slightly distorted as shown. Overall they are all in very good condition and display well. Each is about 4-1/2" to 2-3/4" high. $139.00. (0260676)

 

RCA 56X3

RCA 56X3

It's not uncommon to see this radio offered for sale, but hard to find with an excellent original finish. This one also retains the original back. The bottom left mounting tap on the back is missing, but otherwise complete. The chassis has been serviced and the radio plays well. One of the best examples you'll find. 14"W x 9"H x 7-1/2"D. $149.00. (0260693)

 

RCA 96T7 (1939)

RCA 96T7 (1939)

Offered in 1939, this radio has Deco appeal with chrome and silver accents. The radio is missing one push button, but they all need to be replaced. there is a crack in the marbleized Tenite grille as shown. The radio retains the original finish and the set is in overall good condition. The radio has not been restored, but is fully operational. The radio plays fine with all controls working well. The radio is being sold as found. 15-1/2"W x 12-1/2"H x 8-1/2"D. $59.00. (0260673)

 

RCA Radiola 103 Speaker

RCA Radiola 103 Speaker

One of the most attractive 1920's period speakers is this repwood tapestry speaker by RCA. The tapestry shows wear with areas of fabric separation as shown. The paper label was missing and I have put new brown felt on the entire base. The bonnet is a good older reproduction. It has been tested and sounds great. A nice example that still displays well. About 15"H x 12"W. $149.00. (0260737)

 

Sentinel 6315 Tombstone

Sentinel 6315 Tombstone

In Stein's Volume 4 price guide, this radio listed as a Radolek with a slightly different cabinet. It is noted as a Sentinel 6315 on the inside label and is listed in Riders Volume 5. The set retains the original finish except for the base. The knobs and grille cloth are also original. This rare radio that has only a 1/4" x 3/4" dial opening as it drops down to reveal each of the four bands. It also has a functional tuning meter. in excellent original condition this unusual Deco radio has it all. The set has been serviced and plays on both AM and SW. 14-1/2"H x 13-1/4"W x 7"D. $749.00. (0260708)

 

Silvertone 6120 (1939)

Silvertone 6120 (1939)

The 1939 Silvertone model year is popular with collectors and it's easy to see why. This example has a new dial cover, but otherwise is in amazing original condition. It has all the bells and whistles including a bright new eye tube and push button tuning. Nice Art Deco styling with beautiful veneer. The radio has been serviced and plays well receiving both AM and SW. 15"W x 9"H x 7"D. $395.00. (0260709)

 

Silvertone 6125 (1939)

Silvertone 6125 (1939)

The 1939 model 6125 looks great from every angle. The cabinet has been refinished and it retains the original grille cloth and knobs all in excellent condition. The push button mechanism works well which includes new station call letters for appearance. The chassis has been serviced including a bright new tuning eye. The radio plays well and also receives Short Wave. It is ready to display and enjoy. 18"W x 12-1/2"H x 8"D. $325.00. (0260743)

 

Silvertone 7024 "CandyCane"

Silvertone 7024 "CandyCane"

The 7024 is a rather hard to find variation of the popular push button model CandyCane. The radio is in very good condition with no cracks or chips. It retains the original knobs and grille cloth. The radio has been serviced and plays well. A classic design that will display well in your collection. 10"W x 6"H x 5"D. $195.00. (0260698)

 

Stewart-Warner 62T36 Catalin

Stewart-Warner 62T36 Catalin

The 62T36 was the only Catalin radio made by Stewart-Warner. It was offered in only one color combination. The radio was restored with attention to detail right down to the period repro power cord with molded plug. The reverse painted glass is a correct reproduction with 3D effect. Along with a correct repro back. The cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips or damage of any kind. It is beautifully marbleized and displays like new. The radio has been serviced and plays well. A lot of Catalin for the money. 13"W x 8"H x 6-1/2"D. $1,199.00. (0260750)

 

Zaney-Gill Tombstone Clock Radio w/Original Stand

Zaney-Gill Tombstone Clock Radio w/Original Stand

This Zaney-Gill clock radio dates from circa 1931 and I do not have the model number. In the twenty years I've owned this set, this is the only example I'm aware of. A very similar radio is listed in machine Age To Jet Age 2 on page 346 with the name McCormick. Noted differences include three knobs vs. two, escutcheons, differences in grille cutouts, clocks are different and the chassis would not be the same. There are only two minor issues with this radio. The dial is worn and there is some base veneer missing. The base of course does not show so I never bothered to repair it. This set is in excellent cosmetic condition. The grille cloth is the correct replacement, but the balance appears to be all original down to the power cord. The chassis has been serviced and plays well with strong reception. The clock works and keeps time. There are no chassis bolts and never were. The only thing holding in the chassis is the small wood block in the rear. It is cut so the chassis fits in and it is secured with a screw. Don't miss this opportunity to own this great piece of LA radio history ready for display and preservation. 42"H including the stand. $1,200.00. (0260691)
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