Exceptional Radios LLC
"Selling radios at the Radio Attic since July 2007"

the Radio Attic

Lew Magrish
336-255-4489

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All of my radios are repaired to offer many years of perfect performance.  The radios have seen a superb technician with fifty years experience with the electronics with 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!

All of our radios have preinstalled mini-jacks at no additional charge.  These are installed with no damage to the integrity of the radio or cabinet damage.  These will allow you to input to your old radio from any modern device.  These include phones, pad and computers.  I enjoy listening through my broadband connection.  My favorites are: pandora.com, iheart.com, and internet-radio.com.  The content is prerecorded, live FM, and shortwave and free.

NOW!  Bluetooth adaptors available with a simple add on.  The cost is $25.  Stream audio to your radio from any Bluetooth enabled device.  The range of these units is 25-30 feet.

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Airline 62-318 "Movie Dial" (1937)

Airline 62-318 "Movie Dial" (1937)

This radio features a rear projection dial which is extremely detailed in character on a satin screen. The eight -tube super-het chassis offers both broadcast and shortwave. They were such deluxe radios; the chassis is chromed, which remains in fine condition. The radio offers a super bright and sensitive green tuning eye which winks as you zero in on the most sensitive tuning. The radio offers a tone control with a display straddling the dial. The radio is in factory original condition with all of the factory installed parts. The cabinet shows a bit of wear but in really fine condition for a radio of 81+ years of service. My tech has done a professional repair to the radio. He added a mini-jack to the circuits so you could enjoy listening to your own content from any modern type of electronic. The large cabinet, 8-inch speaker and tone control make this radio a pleasure to listen to. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25. 22-1/4"W x 13"H x 10-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961507)

 

Airline 62-346 (1939)

Airline 62-346 (1939)

You are looking at a moderately sized table radio. The radio sports a unusual tuning feature which was the rage in the later part of the thirties decade. Fashioned like a old fashion telephone dial, you could "dial up" your favorite station. Before we went to touch tone phones everything had a circular dial. Oh the memories! The cabinet has been beautifully refinished with accurate reproduction speaker cloth. Contained within is a six-tube super-het chassis that is very selective. There is a brand new eye tube which winks as you fine tune in the stations. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio should perform as new for decades to come. He added the mini-jack for your modern device input of or the additional Bluetooth receiver for $25 to stream content of your choice to the radio. 17"W x 9-3/8"H x 9"D.  $499.00. (0961444)

 

Air Castle "Tulip Grille" (1937)

Air Castle "Tulip Grille" (1937)

With nearly fifty years of collecting, simply there are radios I have only seen in books. Before you are one of them, as it is so scarce I have seen only this one. Air Castle was the house brand for Spiegel Catalogue Company and Macy's Department Stores. The radio is so distinctive with the dramatic tulip shaped grille and it has a motor drive allowing the preset of your favorite channels with a push of the button change. The radio is a six-tube model playing on both AM and Shortwave. The cabinet was refinished by a previous owner and the speaker cloth is an accurate replacement. The balance of the radio is factory original. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio is a fine player. Made for Spiegel by the famed RPC factory from Chicago, the electronics are first class. The motor works great and the radio is like it left the factory. Les added a mini-jack for your input of any modern device or add a Bluetooth receiver for only $25. Rare, rare, rare! 17-5/8"W x 9-3/4"H x 9-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961364)

 

Atwater Kent 82 Cathedral (1933)

Atwater Kent 82 Cathedral (1933)

This is the most desired of Atwater Kent cathedral radios. This particular radio is the nice example. 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 fine zebra wood veneers on the radio's arch and hand lathed barley twist columns. This particular radio has been refinished and is in very nice condition, with factory original 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. Along with his professional repairs, he has added a mini-jack to accommodate an external input device. This will allow you an unlimited amount of content and use with your phone, pad or Internet connection. Note the reproduction power cord and Bakelite plug, both reproduction and making the radio a safe set to play. Bluetooth is available for $25! 19"H x 15-1/2"W x 10"D.  $999.00. (0961509)

 

Atwater Kent 447 Tombstone (1933)

Atwater Kent 447 Tombstone (1933)

Atwater Kent was the best factory of the era. They made highly crafted cabinets with the finest electronics of the era. This was the top of the line, being a seven-tube super-het with AVC. Playing both AM and SW, this was their best model. Note the finely handcrafted inlay banding the upper part of the radio. The radio before you is an excellent example with a original factory finish and original speaker cloth. The shadowgraph is working. This example is a spectacular one and is considered to be the bluest of blue chip radios. Les has done a fantastic job replacing all of the rubber coated wires and drive wheel for the tuning assembly. This deluxe model offers macro/micro tuning through a transmission assembly. The radio has a mini-jack installed at no charge. You simply will never find a finer example of this top of the line model! These mini-jack with your input device or computer allow an unlimited amount of content with a higher level of fidelity than broadcast radio. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 21"H x 16"W x 12"D.  $1,799.00. (0961464)

 

Climax CV-316 "Emerald" (1938)

Climax CV-316 "Emerald" (1938)

Made by the famed Chicago based factory, it offers one of the modern and unusual form factors you will ever see. The radio is a seven-tube super-het and it has a bright new and super sensitive tuning eye. Note the highly detailed multi-colored bubble dial with detailing of the foreign shortwave stations displayed. The cabinet has been professionally refinished and is stunning with a hand rubbed finish. The speaker cloth and knobs are factory original. My tech has done his professional repairs and returned the set to a fine playing radio as good as new. Added to the radio is a mini-jack to your ability to connect the radio to any modern device. Add Bluetooth for an additional $25! 19-1/2"W x 9-1/2"H x 8-1/2"D.  $2,699.00. (0961475)

 

Climax UE-54 (1936)

Climax UE-54 (1936)

You are looking at the first example of this super scarce radio made in Chicago, Illinois. Climax Radio made some of the edgiest radios ever design. This model is a more traditionally crafted design. The radio sports an oversized (5-1/2") multi-colored dial. The dial is especially spectacular in a darkened room. The radio is an AM/SW receiver on a six-tube super-het chassis. It is a powerful player through a side mounted speaker. The radio has been refinished by a prior owner, the work is pretty nice. There is one blemish which you can see in my photos, but it is pretty minimal and stable. The radio has been professionally repaired by Les whose 55 years of experience has returned the radio to a "like new" performance. The radio has a mini-jack installed for your choice of any modern device and an unlimited amount of content. Bluetooth is available for $25! 16"W x 10-1/2"H x 8"D.  $699.00. (0961381)

 

Colonial 301 (1933)

Colonial 301 (1933)

Here is a beautiful example of a classic wildly Deco chrome front radio from the 1930's. The five-tube model plays on AM only. I think the cabinet may have been refinished and very well. The chrome is excellent showing no clouding and signs of wear. The knobs and paper labels around the dials are original, and complete. Les has done a fine job in his repairs. The radio plays well and like new. Les also added a mini-jack to the electronics, allowing a modern device to be connected to the set. This addition will connect to any modern device and you can choose your own content from your stereo, phone, pad or internet. This is a very impressive set! 10-1/2"W x 8-1/4"H x 6"D.  $699.00. (0961238)

 

Detrola 4D1 Cathedral (1934)

Detrola 4D1 Cathedral (1934)

Here is a stunning example of one of the smallest cathedral radios ever made. The radio is about as pristine condition as you might ever find for an 80+ year old example. The four-tube chassis plays on the AM band with a decent amount of selectivity and output. The highly ornate radio was designed with hand laid beading on either column and enhances the radio's classic looks. The radio retains all of the factory installed parts and is an unusually fine example. These midgets were designed to bring classic living room looks to smaller rooms of your home. Les has done his complete and professional work, repairing the radio to a factory like new condition. He has also added a mini-jack allowing your connection of a modern input device. This will allow you to enjoy this "midget" and choose any content from an unlimited choice of sources. Note the tiny size, 10-5/8"H x 9"W x 6"D.  $599.00. (0961250)

 

Emerson 28 Tombstone w/Ingraham Cabinet (1934)

Emerson 28 Tombstone w/Ingraham Cabinet (1934)

You are looking at a beautiful example of an Ingraham Cabinet created for Emerson Radio. The caliber of woodworking this famed clock case factory crafted of the finest American walnut, are stunning radios. The set is all factory original, with the high luster lacquer finish intact. The radio is a petite tombstone, with a five-tube super-het chassis. The radio plays on the AM and Shortwave bands. Les has done a complete electronic repair and the set really sings. I was impressed with the quality of sound from the factory supplied Jensen speaker. Les has added a mini-jack to allow the input of any modern device. Listen through the radio to your phone, pad or computer an unlimited amount of free content. Bluetooth is available for $25.00! 17"H x 12"W x 8"D.  $399.00. (0961117)

 

Emerson 31 (1934)

Emerson 31 (1934)

This is the nicest example of this very scarce radio. The entire radio is covered with repwood, which is a casted combination of wood and rubber. Due to the delicate nature of these 80 year old coverings, seldom do you find this level of perfection. The radio is dramatic with the texture of the castings with the classical decorative elements. The radio is the more deluxe model with the decorative coverings on four sides. The radio is a five-tube super-het that plays on AM only. Les has done his highly professional repairs and the aged resistor line has been replaced with a modern and safe polarized power cord and plug. Les has added to the radio a mini-jack to allow the connection of any modern type of input device. Listen to any content of your choice or add a Bluetooth receiver for only $25. This is a rare model in prime condition! 10-1/2"W x 8"H x 5-3/4"D.  $399.00. (0961354)

 

Emerson 141 Tombstone w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

Emerson 141 Tombstone w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

Here is a super five-tube super-het tombstone from the liaison between Ingraham Cabinet and Emerson Radio. The radio plays on both broadcast and shortwave. The cabinet is all original in condition with a complete decal and foil Ingraham tag on the back. The craftsmanship of the Ingraham people is well preserved and it appears to my eye to be crafted of book matched walnut. The retains the original knobs and speaker cloth This is an uncommon radio and the nicest one I have seen. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio is a fantastic player. The chassis is the more deluxe version and plays on both AM and Shortwave. The repairs are excellent and this All American Five offers a terrific sound with the vertical mount speaker. The radio offers a full room level of sound. Les has added a mini-jack for your choice of modern input device. You can listen to your phone, pad or computer using this connection. Bluetooth is available for $25! 13-1/2"H x 11-3/4"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961423)

 

Emerson DX-356 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1941)

Emerson DX-356 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1941)

You are looking at a fantastic example from the liaison between Emerson Radio and the reknowned Ingraham Cabinet Company. Emerson was known for reliable radios and Ingraham best known for clock cabinets offered the exquisite combination of exotic veneers and the highest quality craftsmanship. Note the unique form and the big radio cabinet size and sound. The radio is a highly reliable six-tube super-het chassis with a built-in loop antenna. The radio plays on both AM and Shortwave. The condition of the cabinet is excellent and the radio retains all of the factory installed parts and a complete set of decals. The radio has been professionally repaired and it is as good as new. Added to the circuit is a 3.5 mm. mini-jack for your ability to connect the choice of a modern device and use the radio as a speaker system. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 16-3/4"W x 10-1/2"H x 10-1/4"D.  $699.00. (0961454)

 

FADA 43 Cathedral (1930)

FADA 43 Cathedral (1930)

You are looking at a very early and extremely scarce early cathedral radio. The five-tube chassis plays on Broadcast only on an earlier type of circuit call a "TRF." I had my cabinet pro do the refinish and he discovered the inky super dark finish was covering Rosewood. At that point, I gave him artistic license to highlight the stunning wood. He choose a super high gloss lacquer hand rub finish to accentuate the gorgeous wood. Please excuse the photos as with the finish being so glossy, there is a bit of reflection and bounce from the flash. There is a bit of uneven areas due to the usual shrinkage of the wood, which is now 88 years old. Les has completed his professional level repairs and the radio plays very well for the more primitive type of circuit. He also added the mini-jack connector allowing you addition of an input device or Bluetooth for only $25 additional. This is a rare and beautiful radio and highly collectible! 18"H x 15-7/8"W x 10-1/2"D.  $1,499.00. (0961467)

 

General Electric M-64 Tombstone (1935)

General Electric M-64 Tombstone (1935)

This is a special radio. Wildly Deco with the high luster black lacquer trim and a beautiful tiger mahogany veneered front. The cabinet has been refinished by a previous owner in a high luster "piano" hand rubbed finish. The speaker cloth and dual macro/micro wood knobs appear to be original. The dual tuning offers the most accurate way to tune a set, and is a deluxe feature. The six-tube super-het chassis really sings in a dramatic fashion. The radio is an AM/SW model. Les has done his complete professional repairs and the radio is a super player. Les has added a mini-jack to allow the connection of any modern device including your phone, pad or computer. This will allow your unlimited content of choice. Bluetooth is available. 19-1/4"H x 14"W x 10"D.  $899.00. (0961276)

 

General Electric M-82 Tombstone (1933)

General Electric M-82 Tombstone (1933)

This is the largest and most sophisticated radio ever offered by General Electric. It shares the same chassis as the RCA 143, heralded as one of the best receivers ever made. The radio is remarkable with the advanced circuits and dramatic shortwave reception ability. The radio offers all of the whistles and bells, tone control and macro/micro watch dial tuning by extending and depressing the tuning control. The radio has been refinished by a professional and is dramatic in the matched burl veneers on the face of the radio. The speaker cloth and knobs are original to the radio. This massive scaled eight-tube super-het offers a sound like no others. Les has done his complete professional repairs and remarked on the caliber of the circuits. He also added a mini-jack for your attachment of any modern device and allowing you to listen to anything you would choose. This is a radio to listen to. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! This is an extremely heavy and large radio so know the shipping will be more expensive. 20-1/8"H x 17-1/2"W x 16"D.  $899.00. (0961380)

 

General Television 476 Mantle Radio (1932)

General Television 476 Mantle Radio (1932)

Here is a handsome mantle type of radio. The radio is a beautifully crafted cabinet with stunning veneers and black lacquer trim. Added to the cabinet are chrome strips accenting the Deco lines. Inside the radio is a five-tube and very early super-het chassis. The radio plays on AM only. Being so limited in size, this type of radio was designed for a den or bedroom where limited size and sound production were less important. Les has performed his highly trained efforts in the repairs and the radio plays as good as new. Les has added a mini-jack which allows you to connect to any modern device. With this connection you can listen to any content you might want to listen to. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 10-3/4"W x 8-3/8"H x 5-1/2"D.  $399.00. (0961392)

 

Grebe M-1 Cathedral (1930)

Grebe M-1 Cathedral (1930)

You are looking at a super rare cathedral radio. Made by one of the finest of factories, this was the very best radio money could buy. The radio is extremely large with a dramatic construction and a highly detailed face. The radio is an extremely sophisticated receiver working on a pair of push/pull #45 triode tubes. This seven-tube early super-het offers a tremendous sound quality with the combination of the finest audio and huge cabinet. It is a once in a decade find of the most sophisticated collector quality. The cabinet is all original with everything factory, with period correct replacement speaker cloth. My tech has completed his highly professional repairs and returned the radio to a perfect playing condition. His efforts included adding a mini-jack to the circuit allowing your input device through a modern 3.5mm. male plug. Now you can listen to any kind of content using your modern device. Add a Bluetooth device for an additional $25! 19-1/2"H x 18"W x 13"D.  $2,499.00. (0961505)

 

Grunow 700 Tombstone (1933)

Grunow 700 Tombstone (1933)

This is a very good radio and in fine factory condition. This vintage radio is in the famed ”skyscraper” shape, highlighted by a chrome grille with a wildly Deco shape. The radio is a seven-tube super-het chassis and offers both broadcast and shortwave reception. Impressive with the dramatic matched veneers and metal inset knobs. The radio has a very good original finish, showing a minimal amount of wear for the 85 years of service. The chrome grille is very bright and is 98% free of pitting and clouding. The radio must have lived a good life for the chrome to be so good. The speaker cloth and knobs are factory installed parts. The radio has been professionally serviced and returned to a "like new" operating condition; she really sings for such an early radio. A fine Rayon covered reproduction power cord and plug will offer safe operation. The mini-jack is installed for your direct connection of any modern type of device or add for $25 a Bluetooth receiver. 18"H x 14"W x 10"D.  $799.00. (0961449)

 

Grunow 750 "the Commander" Tombstone (1934)

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Grunow 750 "the Commander" Tombstone (1934)

You are looking at the largest and finest tombstone radio made by this premier company. You can see the extraordinary effort in cabinetry and the styling. Contained inside is a terrific seven-tube super-het chassis playing both AM and Shortwave. The radio has a nearly perfect original finish, with a couple of repairs. The most important one is along the back edge of the top, which is virtually invisible, along with perfect factory speaker cloth and wood knobs. The radio has received the extremely professional repairs done by my technician and it is a tremendous performer. It is clear why this radio was the jewel of the factory. This model offers a rather advanced tone control, making it even better to listen to. This model was intended to be the flagship model made by this fine factory and you can see and hear why. He has added a mini-jack to this set, allowing you to input any modern device. Regardless of the phone, pad, satellite or broadband connection you will really enjoy the fantastic performance. Your choice of content is unlimited! This extraordinary radio is sure to delight! 20-1/4"H x 17"W x 12-3/4"D.  $999.00. (0961514)

 

Howard World Seven Tombstone (1936)

Howard World Seven Tombstone (1936)

Howard radios are extremely prized by the most advanced collectors. Based in Chicago, they made terrific radios and in limited numbers. This model is the top of the line model offering both Broadcast and Shortwave on a seven-tube super-het chassis. The radio is a fantastic performer. The radio looks to me to be a older refinish and a terrific job. The speaker cloth and knobs are the factory originals. The highest caliber veneer work shows the craftsmanship Howard built. The novelty of the unusual back lit dial and the band select lighting your selection of dial scale. Les remarked how unusual the radio is while he completed his highly professional repairs. Les added his appreciation for the engineering of the circuitry. He has added a mini-jack to the circuit so you can input your choice of modern device. Using your phone, pad or computer there is an unlimited amount of listening of your choice. Bluetooth is available for $25! 18-3/4"H x 15"W x 9-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961360)

 

Imperial 6U-106 Tombstone by Triangle Industries (1939)

Imperial 6U-106 Tombstone by Triangle Industries (1939)

Often referred to as "Fahrenheit," this is an unusual and rare set. The nickname comes from the thermometer in the middle of the back painted multi-colored dial which raises and lowers as you change the various bands. This company was based in Chicago and made quality radios for various catalogue retailers and a few choice radios under their own label. Contained within this highly detailed refinished cabinet is a sophisticated six-tube super-het playing on AM and Shortwave. The radio offers a brand new green tuning eye which winks as you change from station to station. The speaker cloth is a period correct pattern with the copper ringed six sided factory wood knobs. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio is a terrific player. Les included a mini-jack to allow you to connect with any modern device or add the Bluetooth receiver for only $25. 17-1/4"H x 15-1/4"W x 10-1/2"D.  $699.00. (0961428)

 

Jesse French "G" (1931)

Jesse French "G" (1931)

This is a very rare opportunity to own an original and unmolested Jesse French "G" 1931 cathedral radio. Jesse French and Sons employed only the finest woodcrafters with each cabinet handmade by just one individual. The Jesse French Company was well known for high end pianos. Their venture into the radio business included only five models. French made the beautiful cabinets and Lofton-White produced the chassis. The company was located in Newcastle Indiana. The radio is one of the best preserved radios I have ever come across. The five-tube chassis is as clean as they come, reflecting no damage or rusted parts. The chassis has been completely repaired and plays as well as new. The speaker is original Jensen producing great sound and is clean as the grille cloth. The cloth covered power cord and plug are reproductions and offer a safe operation. My tech has added a mini-jack to the radio so you can use any modern device as an input. Listen from your phone, pad or computer and enjoy the remarkable quality sound .Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 19"H x 15"W x 7"D.  $1,499.00. (0961482)

 

Kadette 790 (1939)

Kadette 790 (1939)

This is a tremendous table radio. Made by International Kadette, the radio employs a fantastic nine-tube super-het chassis with a green tuning eye. The radio plays both AM and Shortwave with a dramatic amount of selectivity. My pictures make the radio look more modest in size than the actual measurements which are at the end of this ad. The cabinet has been refinished nicely, and the work highlights the decorative racing stripe design. Les has done his completely professional repairs and remarked at the sophistication of the circuits. Les also added a mini-jack to the radio allowing your choice of input device to have the option of listening to an unlimited choice of content. Great looks and performance, this radio was designed to be a favorite! 19-1/4"W x 12-1/2"H x 9-1/2"D.  $599.00. (0961242)

 

International Kadette 845 (1938)

International Kadette 845 (1938)

This is one of the finest models ever produced by this Ann Arbor, MI factory I have seen. The radio is spectacularly constructed using American walnut with a book matched veneered top. The sheer size of the radio is very impressive along with the dramatically detailed slide rule dial with clear markings of clear channel and foreign stations identified. I believe everything is factory original: finish, speaker cloth and knobs. The radio is a powerhouse with a high eight-tube chassis offering both AM and Shortwave. Les has completed his professional repairs and the sheer power of the high tube count makes the radio a listening pleasure. The chassis has a tone control which allows an tailoring of the sound tone. This radio has the mini-jack preinstalled to allow your connection of any modern device. The choice of listening can be of your choosing and streaming ability is available via Bluetooth for an additional $25! 22"W x 10-1/4"H x 10"D.  $659.00. (0961425)

 

Lafayette M69 (by Ozarka) Tombstone (1933)

Lafayette M69 (by Ozarka) Tombstone (1933)

Lafayette was a catalog seller of high-end radios based in Chicago. They contracted some of the finest factories to produce radios for them under the Lafayette name. The radio before you was made by Ozarka (North American Mohawk) using dramatic embellishments crafted from rep-wood. The radio has the factory installed speaker cloth, original finish and heavily sculptured knobs. Ozarka was the holy grail maker and limited in numbers. The condition is fantastic showing a tiny amount of wear from the decades of use. The radio contained is a seven-tube model, and is an early super-het. The radio was designed as a triple band radio, playing today on both Broadcast and Shortwave. Les has made his meticulous repairs and the radio plays like the deluxe receiver it was designed to do. This is a very rare and connoisseur level set. 19-1/2"H x 15-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D.  $999.00. (0961165)

 

Majestic 331 Grand Cathedral (1933)

Majestic 331 Grand Cathedral (1933)

The radio is one I have never seen before other than in books, as it is a stunning cathedral with an exotic veneered front and in a Gothic European church appearance. The radio is in factory original condition with a highly ornate speaker cloth design. There is one tiny imperfection which does not detract from the visual impact and the radio retains the factory installed wood and embossed knobs. This is the earlier type of super-het chassis with automatic volume control and offering a powerful seven-tube chassis. The radio plays on AM only, yet offers a tone control allowing a tailor of sound tone. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio is ready for your regular use. Included is a mini-jack for the connection of any modern device and your listening to any content of choice Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 18"H x 14-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D.  $899.00. (0961432)

 

Midwest HH-7 "The Moderne" Tombstone (1936)

Midwest HH-7 "The Moderne" Tombstone (1936)

This was a very difficult radio to photograph. The previous owner did a fine job replicating the highly decorative toning of the model and added the highest gloss "piano" finish to the radio I have ever seen. So, if you see reflections in my photos, it's the luster. I noted that there is a tiny amount of lacquer loss at a couple of the seams, but the all over hand rubbed finish is unique. The radio is a monster tombstone with a five band, seven-tube super-het chassis. Les has done his very expert and complete repairs. He has added a new power cord and plug for safe operation and a mini-plug for your outboard input device at no charge. The radio is a brute with tremendous power and a large speaker to deliver the sound. You might make note of the dial, which is highly stationed and very Deco in appearance. These are rare radios, and the highly hand-polished cabinet makes it a focal point of your collection. 20"H x 14-3/4"W x 9-1/2"D.  $1,299.00. (0961130)

 

Musette 51 Tombstone (1932)

Musette 51 Tombstone (1932)

You are looking at a fine antique radio. The company existed for a very short period of time, as the depression made a start up very difficult. Complicating the existence was the high quality they built into their radios. This model is a six-tube super-het with automatic volume control and tone control. The radio is a tremendous player using a pair of #45 triode output tubes and a push pull audio circuit. The cabinet was refinished somewhere in the past, and is reasonably well done. The knobs and speaker cloth I believe to be originals. Note the shouldered tombstone form with a crown on the face out of birds-eye maple. The balance is a bit unusual out of American maple. My tech has professionally repaired the radio and returned it to perfect performance. His work included a mini-jack for a direct connection to any modern type of input device. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25. 17-3/4"H x 14-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D.  $499.00. (0961501)

 

Northland 37 (1931)

Northland 37 (1931)

Here is a rarity that I had no knowledge of. The company was a tiny factory in St Paul, Minnesota. The first productions were battery sets and this and one other model represented the total of their AC radios. The radio is rather unique as it is a unusual construction both in the chassis and cabinet. The radio is a six-tube TRF chassis that offers AM only. The speaker is an 8-inch full range. The cabinet is really exotic with dental molding for the base and dramatic detailed columns on either side topped with finals. I was able to clean this example up and retain the original finish and full decal on the face of the radio. Quite a pretty radio! My tech has done his professional repairs. It plays well, for the earlier type of electronics. He has added a mini-jack to allow you to play any modern electronic device through the radio and enjoy any content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for additional $25! 20-1/4"H x 15-1/2"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961477)

 

Philco 118 Cathedral (1934)

Philco 118 Cathedral (1934)

Here is a less common and terrific playing Philco cathedral radio. The radio offers both AM and Shortwave and is quite a fine player. The radio offers a tremendous sound from the large 8-inch speaker and resonant cabinet. The radio has been refinished in an authentic manner and has accurate reproduction and period correct speaker cloth. The knobs are factory originals. The six-tube super-het chassis is a stable player and offers fine selectivity. My tech had done his professional repairs and he has returned the radio to a "like new" electronic profile. Everything that needed repair has been done along with a new power cord and plug for your safe use. Added to the electronics is a mini-jack allowing you to use any modern device as a source of input and listening to you phone, pad or computer for alternative content. Add Bluetooth for an additional $25! 19-3/4"H x 16"W x 12"D.  $699.00. (0961493)

 

Pilot "Junior" Cathedral (1931)

Pilot "Junior" Cathedral (1931)

Advanced collector's prize radio from this maker. Based on Long Island, NY, this company although not well known, made some of the best radios. This particular model is one of the earliest super-hets made with the earlier distance/local switch option on the side. The radio is a stunning example which shows only a bit of shrinkage due to the age on the left side of the cabinet. Contained within is a five-tube chassis which plays on Broadcast only. The radio has replacement and period correct speaker cloth and there have been a few repairs to the 8-inch speaker which does not detract from the sound quality. My tech has completed his professional updates to the radio and it quite a performer. The radio lives up to the company's reputation! Note the fine cloth covered power cord in a perfect replication of the factory original along with a safe reproduction plug. Adding to the set is a mini-jack allowing your connection of any modern type of device. You can now choose your own listening pleasure along with the radios designed function. Add a Bluetooth receiver for only $25! 19"H x 16-7/8"W x 10"D.  $699.00. (0961461)

 

RCA 6T-1 Tombstone (1937)

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RCA 6T-1 Tombstone (1937)

You are looking at a fine and extremely reliable performer. RCA owned most of the most advanced patents in the 1930's, and employed the best technology of the era. This particular model offers both AM and shortwave. The radio is a six-tube super-het offering fine sound and sensitivity. The radio cabinet is in original factory condition showing average wear for its 81-82 year old service. The speaker cloth is a period correct replacement. My tech has done his highly professional repairs and returned the radio to perfect operating condition. He added a mini-jack so you can connect any modern device and play you choice of content along with the factory functions. The radio has a new cord and plug for safe operation. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25. 18-3/4"H x 13-1/4"W x 10"D.  $399.00. (0961513)

 

RCA 143 Tombstone (1934)

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RCA 143 Tombstone (1934)

RCA Victor's Model 143 is an eight-tube, four-band Superheterodyne of truly world-wide range. This model is considered to be the best tombstone that RCA ever made. It is housed in an exceptionally beautiful Neo-Classic cabinet, famous alike for its sturdy structure as for its mirror-like luster. The cabinet is of hand-rubbed walnut, The condition is excellent with the original finish, and factory installed speaker cloth and factory knobs. My tech has done the professional repairs necessary to return this highly complex set to perfect "like new" electronic condition. His repairs included adding a fine cloth covered power cord and reproduction plug, for your safe operation. Added to the electronics is a mini-jack to allow the connection of any modern device. This will offer you the unlimited choice of content you might want to listen to through this radio. Add a Bluetooth device to stream audio wirelessly to the set. The cost is only $25 additional. The radio is enormous and heavy which will require a dramatic expense to ship. 20"H x 17-7/8"W x 14"D.  $1,299.00. (0961510)

 

RCA T8-14 Tombstone (1937)

RCA T8-14 Tombstone (1937)

I love selling all of these tombstones radios from RCA. They are tremendous performers and offer some of the best reception and selectivity of any radios made in this era. The set before you is a monster with a highly selective eight-tube chassis offering both AM and Shortwave. I might mention, these radios are some of the best shortwave performers you can buy. With the complete controls with a tone control and massively sized cabinet the radio sports a large 8-inch speaker. The cabinet is all original, with a bit of wear; the worst of it is on the upper left side. I thought is to be acceptable and simply cleaned it up. Look at picture #4 and see what you think. All of the parts are original to the radio and in fine condition. Les has done his highly professional repairs and the radio performs in a spectacular fashion. Les added a mini-jack for your modern device input or a Bluetooth receiver for wireless capability. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25. This is an extremely large and heavy radio, so shipping will be a touch higher. 20"H x 14-1/2"W x 13"D.  $699.00. (0961352)

 

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)

 

Silver-Marshall 846 Tombstone (1935)

Silver-Marshall 846 Tombstone (1935)

Silver-Marshall was a terrific Chicago based factory and among collectors prized for the tremendous quality they built. This is exactly one of their best with a fantastic brightly lit multi colored dial nearly 7 inches across. The radio has been refinished by the previous owner and the work is very good. There is one small repair to the back top corner which is difficult to see in my photos. The speaker cloth is period correct reproduction and the factory installed knobs. Contained within is a eight-tube super-het chassis which plays on both AM and shortwave. My tech has completed his highly professional repairs and remarked on how powerful the radio is as a player. A mini-jack has been installed to allow your connection of any modern device. Now listen through your radio from your phone, tablet or computer. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional!  $799.00. (0961492)

 

Silvertone 1942 Tombstone (1936)

Silvertone 1942 Tombstone (1936)

Silvertone radios were made by many different factories for Sears. The breadth of the line was dramatic and the set before you was on the top of their selection. The advanced eight-tube super-het offered a highly sensitive green eye tube along with an advanced squelch and tone control. Note they "borrowed" the dual watch dial pointer configuration from Zenith. The radio has been nicely refinished and retains accurate speaker cloth and proprietary wood knobs. I thought the cabinet refinishing was done well, with the expected amount of aging from decades of service. These were very advanced receivers and play with fine sensitivity and sound. Les has done a fantastic job with his repairs and this plays like the deluxe model it was designed to be. He added a mini-jack to the radio, allowing you an unlimited choice of content with an external device. Choose your phone, pad or computer, the universal fit is there for any modern electronics. Bluetooth is available. 18"H x 15"W x 12"D.  $699.00. (0961330)

 

Silvertone 4465 Tombstone (1937)

Silvertone 4465 Tombstone (1937)

You are looking at a monstrous and highly sought Silvertone tombstone. Often called a "gold dial" with an oversized 7-inch dial and a green tuning eye. The cabinet is in nice refinished condition with accurate reproduction speaker cloth and factory installed Tenite knobs. There are subtle signs of wear mostly limited to the right (see photo #3). This is a very nice example considering the 80 years of use. This is a top of the line high grade eight-tube chassis and it is a fantastic player. Made for Sears by Wells Gardner, this model was the best offering of their assortment. My tech has completed his professional repairs and the radio sings like new. The tuning eye winks with great sensitivity as you tune from station to station. The radio has a mini-jack installed to allow the input of any modern device offering an unlimited choice of content. Use your phone, pad, or computer and enjoy all the free content available. This will allow you fully enjoy this showpiece. Bluetooth is available for $25! 22"H x 16"W x 12-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961498)

 

Silvertone 4662 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1938)

Silvertone 4662 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1938)

You are looking at a terrific example of a rare radio. This style is one of the most valuable of all of the Ingraham Cabinet radios made by Silvertone. The radio enjoys the unusual form with a curve speaker opening, and perfect factory installed speaker cloth Tenite escutcheon and knobs. The condition is spectacular retaining the foil Ingraham badge on the rear of the cabinet. The radio chassis is a six-tube super-het, playing on both broadcast and shortwave. The bright new green tuning eye is particularly sensitive and active. Note the highly detailed metal dial with dramatic display of domestic clear channel stations and international shortwave locations. The dial lights brightly in a darkened room. My tech has given special attention to this investment grade set, and it performs in a terrific manner. Add to the set is a mini-jack to allow your connection of the radio to any modern device. This allows you to enjoy any content of your choice and add Bluetooth for an additional $25! 15-1/2"H x 12-3/4"W x 10"D.  $1,299.00. (0961479)

 

Simplex D Tombstone (1936)

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Simplex D Tombstone (1936)

Simplex Radio was located in Sandusky, Ohio. Known in the radio world for superior products, they were a smaller factory eventually bought out by Philco Radio. The radio sports an oversized multi colored dial, which is bright lit and highlighted by a bright sensitive green tuning eye. This radio is a six-tube model in an unusual oval shaped cabinet. It plays on both AM and Shortwave. The cabinet, speaker cloth and knobs are all factory original along with finish. The radio has been well cared for eight decades and shows only a modest amount of wear for the years. My tech has done a fine job in his professional repairs and the radio lives up to the fine reputation the company enjoyed. He added a mini-jack for your connection of any modern device like your phone, pad or computer. Add a Bluetooth adapter for only $25! 15-1/4"H x 13-1/4"W x 8"D.  $799.00. (0961512)

 

Simplex G Tombstone (1937)

Simplex G Tombstone (1937)

Here is an interesting and quality tombstone from this Sandusky, Ohio factory. Known for high quality radios, this company struggled in the highly completive world and was shortly after sold to Philco. Philco promptly shuttered the factory, getting a good competitor out of the market. The radio is a dramatic player with a sophisticated seven-tube super-het chassis with a brand new tuning eye. Note the brightly lit and multicolored fan shaped dial. This radio is both an AM and Shortwave receiver as one would expect from such a good maker. The cabinet has been nicely refinished and the speaker cloth a period correct reproduction. The brand new tuning eye dances with the elevated level of sensitivity. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio is a terrific player. He installed a mini-jack to allow your connection of modern input or add Bluetooth for only $25 additional. 16-1/4"H x 12-1/2"W x 8"D.  $599.00. (0961469)

 

Sparton 10 (1932)

Sparton 10 (1932)

A high quality AM radio from a superior maker, this shouldered tombstone is a fine performer. Contained within is a five-tube and early super-het which was highly advanced for the era. The radio has been nicely refinished by a prior owner and the work is quite good. The speaker cloth is an accurate replacement and the Bakelite knobs are originals. My tech has done his professional repairs and the radio sounds great! Playing with clarity through an 8-inch speaker the sound quality is with parity of more expensive radios. The tech has added a fine cloth covered cord and reproduction plug for your safe use. He has added a mini-jack for your ability to add any modern type of device to use the radio as an auxiliary player. Use your phone, pad or computer to choose you own listening pleasure. Add a Bluetooth device and stream wireless from within the same room. 18-1/2"H x 15-1/4"W x 11-1/2"D.  $499.00. (0961486)

 

Sparton 537 (1937)

Sparton 537 (1937)

Here is an interesting tombstone styled in a modernistic design profile. The radio is a terrific player which offers both AM and Shortwave from a five-tube super-het chassis. The radio was refinished by a previous owner in red mahogany and is very rich in color over the striped veneer. I thought the work good and the color cast more towards rosewood. The chassis has been professionally repaired and it plays great! Note how the speaker vents through the top of the radio which offers a 360 degree sound dispersal. The radio offers a big room size sound. Les added a mini-jack so you can input any modern device. Choose your own content and enjoy anything you choose. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 14-3/4"H x 14-1/2"W x 10"D.  $599.00. (0961463)

 

Sparton 616 Tombstone (1935)

Sparton 616 Tombstone (1935)

This is one of the best tombstones made by this Michigan based manufacture. The radio is a stunning model crafted out of exotic veneers, highly unusual form and hand laid beading on the front. Note the six color dial, with the tremendous detail and graphics. The radio was designed to be a five band model with three bands vacant today. The radio current offers both broadcast (AM) and shortwave capability. The six-tube super-het is a fine one with a great level of sensitivity and sound quality. The condition is all original and nearly blemish free. The entire radio retains all of the factory installed parts. My tech has given this unit a special attention and has repaired the set to a "like new" condition. He has installed a mini-jack for your connection of any modern device or add Bluetooth for only $25 additional! 18"H x 14-1/4"W x 10-3/8"D.  $799.99. (0961489)

 

Sparton 617 Tombstone (1937)

Sparton 617 Tombstone (1937)

Here is the best of the Sparton tombstones! The radio is a terrific player in a reasonably large sized cabinet. One of the most interesting features is the oversize reverse painted dial which brightly lights for your nocturnal listening. The dial is perfect! The cabinet appears to be an older refinish and closely mirrors the original factory appearance. Contained within, is a excellent seven-tube super-het chassis with a full range 8-inch speaker. The speaker cloth and knobs are both original factory parts. My tech has done a complete and through repair of the electronics and the radio is a particularly sensitive and fine player. The set has a tone control that allows you to adjust tone qualities to your particular tastes and it works well with the mini-jack and Bluetooth features. The preinstalled mini-jack allows you to connect to any type on modern type of device and use the radio as an external speaker. So, listen to any content of your choice! Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 21-3/8"H x 16"W x 10-1/4"D.  $799.00. (0961485)

 

Stewart-Warner R-1251 "The Strand" (1933)

Stewart-Warner R-1251 "The Strand" (1933)

This is a most desired model of S-W tombstone radios. The wildly Deco cabinet is a dramatic contrast of veneers with a whimsical grille design. This is a very impressive radio! Contained within is a five-tube super-het chassis that offers both AM and Shortwave. The condition is beautiful with the refinish cabinet work done by a previous owner. There is one small scratch on the left side and minor blemish on the top which are insignificant. The speaker cloth and knobs appear to be original to the radio. Les has completed the professional repairs and the radio plays like new. He has added the mini-jack for your connection of any modern device or the add on Bluetooth receiver for $25 additional. You can now choose to listen to anything including the websites mentioned in my home page. 17"H x 13-1/4"W x 9"D.  $899.00. (0961421)

 

Stewart-Warner R-1252A "Berkley" Tombstone (1933)

Stewart-Warner R-1252A "Berkley" Tombstone (1933)

S-W made some of the most dramatic and Deco designed radios of the 1930's. Here is one of their mid-sized models called the "Berkley." This is a five-tube super-het chassis that plays on both AM and Shortwave. You can see the flair of a tapered cabinet and stunning cut out grille. The radio was accurately refinished by a previous owner, to which I added the correct reproduction speaker cloth. As you can see, although not the biggest or most expensive of the collection, the factory gave the radio great attention. Les has done his complete and professional repairs returning the radio to a factory "like new condition." The radio plays very well and with the addition of a mini-jack, this mid-sized set offers you the ability to listen to any modern device. Always a favorite, you will love this radio too. Bluetooth is available for $25! 17-1/2"H x 14-1/2"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961430)

 

Stewart-Warner R-1262A "The Stuart" Tombstone (1936)

Stewart-Warner R-1262A "The Stuart" Tombstone (1936)

This was the most deluxe model of these highly Deco and stylized tombstones. These are considered to be a connoisseur blue chip model. The radio is a real stunning use of mixed exotic veneers, the face out of Birdseye Maple, striped Mahogany and American Walnut. The condition is excellent and has been professionally refinished. The radio has a nice gloss to the black lacquer top and accurate reproduction speaker cloth and original wood knobs. The radio is a stunning example! This deluxe model is a seven-tube super-het that plays on both AM and Shortwave. Les has done his highly professional repairs and the radio plays as if new. Les has added a mini-jack to the radio allowing your addition of any modern device. You can listen to any content from your computer, phone or pad. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional. 19-1/2"H x 14"W x 13"D.  $1,599.00. (0961443)

 

Stewart-Warner R-1272 "Prado" Tombstone (1933)

Stewart-Warner R-1272 "Prado" Tombstone (1933)

Here is one of the wildly Deco tombstones made by S-W. These are some of the most decorative radios made. This model is a five tube early super-het offering both AM and Shortwave. As you can see the cabinet is as wild as they come with African mahogany, chevron with Birdseye maple in the center of the front. The balance of the cabinet is highly detailed and made of American walnut. The cabinet looks to be a highly professional refinish with the factory installed speaker cloth and skirted wood factory knobs. The radio has a black lacquer top in great condition. Les has completed his usual professional repairs and he radio plays in a dramatic fashion. These were expensive radios in the depths of the Depression and scarce due to the limited numbers produced. Les added a mini-jack so you an input your choice of modern device and enjoy an unlimited choice of content. His repairs included a fine reproduction silk/cotton power cord and Bakelite plug for your safe operation. 17-1/2"H x 14"W x 9-1/2"D.  $699.00. (0961335)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 130U Tombstone (1936)

Stromberg-Carlson 130U Tombstone (1936)

A very interesting company that was run by engineers and often offered a dramatically different and superior product. This radio is a seven-tube super-het chassis offering both broadcast and shortwave. In a dramatically back lit glass multi-colored dial, the radio offers both macro and micro dual tuning. The radio cabinet is in factory original condition with a bit of touch up on the bottoms of both sides and a small fill on the top where there was a bit of shrinkage to the 82 year old veneer. You can see from my photos, these signs of wear have become nearly invisible. The speaker cloth is a period correct style and the unique wood knobs are original to the radio. My tech has done his highly professional repairs and the radio plays as dramatically as you would expect from such a fine receiver. Add to the circuit is a mini-jack allowing you to connect the radio to any modern device. Now you can listen to any content of choice from any modern device along with the original bands. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 20-1/2"H x 15-1/2"W x 12"D.  $1,299.00. (0961484)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 228H (1938)

Stromberg-Carlson 228H (1938)

You are looking at a very desired antique radio! The radio company was known for the highest quality radios and scientific equipment and was in business for nearly a century. They were known for some of the highest quality cabinets ever created and this is one choice design. The cabinet is crafted of African mahogany book matched on the sides and top with a front handcrafted out of Birdseye maple; the veneers are stunning and very elaborate. The striping effect makes the streamlined appearance all the more pronounced. The cabinet has been wonderfully refinished by a previous collector. The speaker cloth and knobs are also factory installed. Les has done his professional repairs and has installed a bright green tuning eye that winks with a great level of sensitivity. The radio is a powerful six-tube super-het chassis and plays on both AM and Shortwave. The speaker is an 8-inch full range which makes the radio a super sounding model. The cabinet is large and with a larger sized speaker, the radio has an extremely fine sound. The radio has the installed mini-jack to allow you to connect to any modern device or add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 19-1/4"W x 11-1/2"H x 10"D.  $699.00. (0961451)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 1000-J w/Ingraham Cabinet (1941)

Stromberg-Carlson 1000-J w/Ingraham Cabinet (1941)

Here is a striking mid-sized table radio. The collaboration between the fine maker of radios and the premier cabinet maker, makes this a very pretty set. The radio custom crafted of an exotic veneer, which I think is some kind on mahogany, has all of the elaborate handcrafted elements from Ingraham. The radio looks to have been nicely refinished at some point, and it is accurate and the radio has the factory installed knobs and full back. The radio is a late "All American Five" super-het chassis known for the fine and reliable service. My tech has done a complete electronic repair and the set plays as new. He added a mini-jack to allow you to connect any modern device. Now you can listen to any content of your choice through your radio. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 14-3/4"W x 9-1/4"H x 9-1/4"D.  $599.00. (0961503)

 

Triangle Industries 8U-127 Tombstone (1939)

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Triangle Industries 8U-127 Tombstone (1939)

You are looking at a very scarce and fantastic radio. The radio is actually a Wells-Gardner marketed under the Triangle label. The company made few under their own label but served the best of the major retailers with house brand labels. This radio offers AM and Shortwave with a deluxe eight-tube chassis and a super sensitive tuning eye. The cabinet is unusually large to house a full range 8-inch speaker. The radio from an electronic standpoint is superb. The cabinet is dramatic in scale to accommodate the high tube count along with an elaborate chevron veneer pattern on the waterfall and top. All is factory original and in amazing condition for the age. Note the unique wood knobs. My technician has completed his repairs and reports the radio is like new. His work and experience is so exceptional so when he remarks on the performance you can bet it is special. The radio has a mini-jack installed allowing you connection of any modern type of device. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 22-1/2"H x 16-1/2"W x 11-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961511)

 

Truetone D-713 (1937)

Truetone D-713 (1937)

This is one of the most distinctive radios from this era. Called by collectors the "Tulip Grille" for the floral motif of the speaker opening. The radio is a fantastic player made by Detroit Radio (Detrola) for Western Auto. Contained is a wonderful seven-tube super-het chassis playing on AM and Shortwave. The radio has a full range 8-inch speaker with tone controls, allowing a terrific listening experience. Note the oversized 6-1/2 inch multi colored dial with the double bulb stationized dial highlighting the clear channel stations. The previous owner has refinished the cabinet with replacement speaker cloth. His work was excellent. His attention to detail was fantastic! Les has made his professional repairs and returned the radio to a like new performance. He has added a mini-jack to allow your use of any modern device or add a Bluetooth adapter for only $25 additional. 20"W x 10-1/2"H x 9-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961471)

 

Truetone D-724 (1939)

Truetone D-724 (1939)

You are looking at a collector favorite. The radio was produced by the Detroit, Michigan, factory and offered under the Detrola, Truetone, and Silvertone labels. The radio sports a brightly lit multi colored dial measuring six inches across. The detailing with all of the clear channel stations around the parameter adds to the visual impact. The cabinet is large with a full range 8-inch Rola speaker, making the radio a terrific listening set. The cabinet is in fine shape with a good refinish done by a prior owner. The speaker cloth is a correct period replacement and the knobs are factory. The chassis is a very sophisticated eight tube super-het offering both AM and Shortwave. Les has completed his highly professional repairs and the radio is a powerhouse. My tech added a mini-jack to the circuit and you can input from any modern device. The radio offers a tone control which will allow you to tailor the sound to your tastes. Listen to the radio or your phone, pad or computer, this radio is a terrific radio to listen to. They are great players! 21"W x 12"H x 10"D.  $699.00. (0961500)

 

Truetone D-727 (1938)

Truetone D-727 (1938)

This one of the most incredible examples I have ever seen of this highly sought model. The oversized and multicolored dial with all of the stations around the edge make it a collector's delight. The effect in a darkened room is terrific. This model sports a motorized drive with presets allowing you to zoom from station to station. The radio looks inside and out as brand new! The condition of the cabinet with all of the factory installed parts is in excellent shape. My technician has completed his professional repairs, including disassembly and rebuilding the motor drive for optimal performance. Even the chassis is squeaky clean! The green tuning eye is super sensitive and winks from station to station. The radio also sports a mini-jack to allow your input device and enjoy an unlimited choice of content from this spectacular radio. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 21-1/2"W x 12-1/2"H x 10"D.  $999.00. (0961497)

 

Wells-Gardner 9A (1934)

Wells-Gardner 9A (1934)

Here is a deluxe mantle radio from the famed Chicago maker Wells Gardner. A very high quality maker of many radios, the bulk for the better catalogue sellers of the 1930's as house brands. This model under their own label is a very ornate radio featuring hand laid beading in the most elaborate and fine craftsmanship in the cabinetry. The radio is all original including the paper dials without tears or measurable wear. The chassis is a fine early super-het that uses five tubes to receive both AM and shortwave. Les has done his usual excellent repairs returning the radio to a like new playing condition. Les also added a mini-jack to the circuit allowing you to connect your modern device to the radio and the ability to have an unlimited choice of content. This is a handsome set! 11-1/4"W x 8"H x 7"D.  $499.00. (0961193)

 

Wells-Gardner 778 (1936)

Wells-Gardner 778 (1936)

This is a scarce and extraordinary radio. This radio is a monster sized table radio offering three bands, one vacant and plays on both broadcast(AM) and shortwave. The radio is a seven-tube super-het chassis known for the finest reception. The radio has a full range 8-inch Rola speaker and offers a dramatic sound quality. I turn your attention the dual "watch dial" dial, offering extremely accurate tuning ability. The radio through the massively oversized domed 7-inch glass dial allows for more discreet tuning and tone control. The radio has been refinished by a previous owner, and the work is nice. I sense the speaker cloth is period correct replacement. My technician gave this radio his finest professional attention. The radio now plays like new, and he has added a mini-jack for you to further enjoy the radio. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 22-1/4"W x 12-1/2"H x 12-1/2"D.  $799.00. (0961481)

 

Western Air Patrol 136T (1935)

Western Air Patrol 136T (1935)

Here is a highly unusual and scarce mantle style radio. The radio was made by Gamble-Skogmo in Los Angeles for Western Auto Stores. In the 1930's, often radios were offered for sale to customers while they waited for repairs to be made to their automobiles. Rather a captured audience and rather common done by others like General Motors. This radio is a sophisticated six-tube super-het offering four bands and a superior level of electronics. Of course most bands today are vacant, but as a broadcast receiver, it is a fine player. The cabinet is in remarkable condition for the 82+ years of service. Note the fine detailing of veneer work with book matched areas on the top. The radio has been completely serviced by my tech to perform as new. With his repairs, a mini-jack has been installed allowing your connection of any modern device. You now can choose whatever you wish to listen to using your vintage radio. Add a Bluetooth receiver add-on for only $25! 14-1/2"W x 9-1/4"H x 8"D.  $499.00. (0961450)

 

Westinghouse WR-22 tombstone (1934)

Westinghouse WR-22 tombstone (1934)

You are looking at a remarkably nice and original tombstone. The radio is rather fancy with dramatic matched veneers on the face and great detailing to the face. Contained inside is a five tube super-het chassis that plays on both AM and Shortwave. The radio retains all of the factory installed speaker cloth, and finish showing a minimal amount of wear. I loved the highly decorative wooden knobs that are also original to the radio. Les has completed his highly professional repairs and the radio plays as good as new. Les added a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern external input device. This offers you an unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 13-3/4"H x 10-3/4"W x 8"D.  $499.00. (0961368)

 

Westinghouse WR-100 "the Juke" (1935)

Westinghouse WR-100 "the Juke" (1935)

This is a very interesting radio. The radio is extremely petite, yet offers a full size performance. The radio was designed to resemble a juke box and is unusual with the rep wood front. Rep wood is a casted combination of wood and rubber offering a dramatic detail. The radio is a five-tube super-het offering both AM and Shortwave. The condition is all original retaining a near perfection cabinet with the ornate original speaker cloth and a pair of acorn Bakelite knobs. Les has completed his professional repairs and the radio performs very well. Les added a mini-jack for your ability to connect any modern device for an unlimited choice of content. Add a Bluetooth device for streaming audio for only $25! 19-3/4"H x 8-7/8"W x 6"D,  $459.00. (0961431)

 

Zenith 5-S-29 Tombstone (1935)

Zenith 5-S-29 Tombstone (1935)

Here is one of the most popular Zenith tombstones. The radio is a five-tube super-het that plays on both AM and Shortwave. The dial lights up in a dramatic manner which changes color as you flip between the bands. The radio before you is a fine example, with a nicely refinished cabinet in nearly nice condition. The speaker cloth is replacement, period correct and in nice condition. The radio retains the iconic "Z" wood knobs which are Zenith originals. The radio plays like a new set, as my tech has done a terrific job in making his repairs. I noted the fine selectivity of the tuner section, and how many stations the radio received with clarity. He also added a mini-jack for your external input device offering you an unlimited amount of content of your choice. Once you try these external inputs, you will love the option. These are one of the most popular models, nicely sized and a solid player. Bluetooth is available for $25! 17-1/4"H x 13-3/4"W x 9"D.  $629.00. (0961502)

 

Zenith 5-S-126 "Cube" (1936)

Zenith 5-S-126 "Cube" (1936)

Nobody made better radios in the mid to late 1930's than Zenith Radio. The set before you is a nearly perfect example of the earned reputation. The radio is a solid five-tube super-het chassis playing on both AM and Shortwave bands. The oversized 6-1/2" "black dial" which lights at night with a pair of lamps only furthered their fame. I apologize for the reflections on the dial. The high dome convex glass cover makes a reflection in the photo almost impossible to avoid. The radio is in a accurate refinished condition and as good as they come! The radio sounds great with a full range speaker that vents vertically from the top. Everything is factory original. Along with the iconic "Z" wood knobs the radio is a standout. My tech has done a perfect repair. Since these are solid players with the speaker spreading the sound from the top of the cabinet, he added a mini-jack at no additional cost. This will allow you an unlimited source of content. Use your phone, pad or computer as a modern device source. You will be amazed at the sound quality. Bluetooth is available for $25. 14"W x 12"H x 11"D.  $699.00. (0961494)

 

Zenith 5-S-127 Tombstone (1936)

Zenith 5-S-127 Tombstone (1936)

Here is one of the radios that made Zenith Radio reputation for terrific radios and the famous "black dial." Backlit at night, white printing on the black background made for a dramatic look. This particular example is a five-tube super-het chassis which plays on both Broadcast (AM) and Shortwave. The cabinet is original with a minimal amount of wear as you would expect from an 80+ year old. The speaker cloth is a period reproduction and the wood knobs with the embossed iconic "Z" are factory originals. My tech has done a terrific job in his repairs and returned the radio to being a terrific player. Everything is ready for you simply plug her in and sit back and enjoy. He added a mini-jack for your modern day device input so you can choose anything you wish to hear from the radio and Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! These are terrific radios at a great price! 19"H x 13-1/4"W x 11"D.  $699.00. (0961508)

 

Zenith 5-S-228 Tombstone (1938)

Zenith 5-S-228 Tombstone (1938)

You are looking at another "black dial" Zenith tombstone. The interesting element of this particular radio is the size which offers the superior properties of own a Zenith with a smaller size. The radio is a five-tube super-het which offers both AM and Shortwave. The radio displays beautifully with a quality refinished cabinet and a nice top luster. There were a couple of tiny repairs made on the back edge of the cabinet which are virtually invisible. Note, the radio retains the factory speaker cloth and the wood and iconic "Z" knobs. Les has given the radio his professional repairs and the set plays with a terrific level of sensitivity. The radio has a mini-jack for your connection of any modern device. You now can listen to literally anything of your own choice from any modern input device and add a Bluetooth adapter for only $25 and stream your content from another device in the same room. 15-3/4"H x 10-1/4"W x 10-3/4"D.  $599.00. (0961406)

 

Zenith 6-S-229 Tombstone (1938)

Zenith 6-S-229 Tombstone (1938)

You are looking at one of the iconic tombstones that made Zenith famous. The brightly lit 6-inch dial was the source of the "black dial" fame with fly wheel tuning. The radio is a five-tube super-het which receives both AM and Shortwave. The cabinet condition is original and showing a minimal amount of wear for the 81 years since it left the factory. I did a bit of touch up to the top due to a watermark and on the right side near the top (see photo #4). The speaker cloth is original and the radio is complete with the iconic wood "Z" knobs. The radio is a tremendous player with great selectivity and sound quality. Les has done a complete repair with all of the aged parts which have failed being replaced and those that might be prone to future failure. He added a mini-jack to allow you an unlimited choice of content along with a fresh power cord and plug for your safe operation. These radios are a collector favorite, which good reason: they are terrific radios. Bluetooth is available for $25! 18"H x 13-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D.  $699.00. (0961434)

 

Zenith 7-S-28 Tombstone (1936)

Zenith 7-S-28 Tombstone (1936)

This is a scarcer model of Zenith tombstones. The radio is a spectacular combination of angles and veneers, with the iconic multi-colored and oversized dial. This radio is one of the monster sized cabinets offering a full range 8-inch speaker and a tremendous quality sound. This model offers both Broadcast and Shortwave reception. Note the extreme all original cabinet in fantastic shape. In fact everything is factory with the exception of accurate reproduction speaker cloth. The radio has been lovingly repaired by my technician and the result is special. He added a mini-jack to the set so you can attach the radio to any modern type of device, phone, pad or computer. Using the radio as an auxiliary speaker gives you an unlimited choice of content. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional. 22-1/2"H x 16-1/2"W x 13-1/2"D.  $1,699.00. (0961504)

 

Zenith 7-S-232 "Walton" Tombstone (1939)

Zenith 7-S-232 "Walton" Tombstone (1939)

Considered as one of the most collectible of all of these old radios and displayed on the popular television program "The Waltons." This radio is now 80 years old but displays with a dramatic professional refinish with fine luster, iconic wood "Z" knobs and the finest reproduction speaker cloth available. The radio has been well cared for and offers the dramatic sound of the large cabinet and seven tube super-het chassis. The radio offers both broadcast and shortwave with the finest selectivity. The level of repair should offer many years of terrific service. The shutters are smooth as silk, the green tuning eye is brand new, dancing as you tune from station to station. I apologize for the reflections off the dial glass, as these radios have a high dome convex glass over the large dial. Reflections of the lights (and me) make for a bit of a challenge. A mini-jack has been installed allowing you to connect to an external device. This will allow you an unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth is now available for $25 additional! 23-1/4"H x 17-3/4"W x 13"D.  $2,499.00. (0961468)

 

Zenith 10-S-130 Tombstone (1937)

Zenith 10-S-130 Tombstone (1937)

This large and commanding tombstone radio was Zenith's top-of-the-line table model for 1937. The cabinet is indisputably the "squared-circle" edition of the "big black dial." This is gracefully accented with vented side pilasters and an uncomplicated upper grille area to create a refreshingly clean and simple appearance. This is a rare radio and one fine playing set. The finish is all original. The speaker cloth is an accurate reproduction and the iconic "Z" knobs are original to the set. The ten-tube super-het chassis plays on both AM and Shortwave. The speaker is a tremendous 8-inch full range Zenith and original. Les has given his highly professional efforts in the repairs and the radio plays in an extremely fine manner. Les also added a mini-jack to the circuit allowing your input any modern device. Using your phone, pad or computer you can enjoy an unlimited amount of content. This is the fourth one of these I have had in eight years, so don't let it get away; these are highly collectable and rare. Bluetooth is available! 23"H x 17-1/2"W x 13-1/2"D.  $2,999.00. (0961416)

 

Zenith 12-S-232 "Walton" Tombstone (1939)

Zenith 12-S-232 "Walton" Tombstone (1939)

The most collectible of all of these old radios and displayed on the popular television program "The Waltons." The condition of the cabinet is a professional refinish with a high degree of duplication of the original. Scott using his fifty years of experience has done a superb job. The speaker cloth is factory original in excellent condition, and the knobs the iconic "Z" wood knobs. The shutters are smooth as silk, with the ease of the flywheel tuning. The motor works well in both directions. My tech has replaced all of the components required to update the radio and ensure that you enjoy problem free ownership. The new sensitive 6E5 eye tube 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. The shutters work as smooth as silk. The chassis is very clean. We have added a mini-jack allowing you to connect to an external device. This will allow you an unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth device added at no additional cost. 23-1/4"H x 17-3/4"W x 13"D.  $3,999.00. (0961506)

 

Zenith 288 Tombstone (1934)

Zenith 288 Tombstone (1934)

Here is a scarcer monstrous model of a Zenith Radio tombstone. Contained within is a very powerful eight-tube super-het chassis with both AM and Shortwave capability. The radio is one which offers a keyhole dial and multi band reception with three of the five vacant today. Everything is factory original to this prime example with the exception of a very accurate reproduction speaker cloth. The condition is remarkable with one tiny flaw, with a sliver of veneer missing on the back edge of the left side by the bottom. Please study photo #4: it is minimal and hard to find. Les has completed his highly professional repairs and the radio now plays in a terrific manner. He remarked of the performance and with good reason. Les added a mini-jack for your connection of any modern device and the unlimited choice of content you might wish to listen and enjoy. Add a Bluetooth adapter for only $25! 19"H x 16-1/4"W x 12"D.  $999.00. (0961382)

 

Zenith 715 Tombstone (1934)

Zenith 715 Tombstone (1934)

Here is one of the most decorative and beautifully crafted radios from Zenith Radio. The radio is a eight-tube super-het chassis and plays on AM only. The highly crafted cabinet with a delicate cut out grille is an interesting mix of American walnut with the arch of Birdseye maple. I always admire the large lit thumb wheel dial with the ornate bronze escutcheon. The condition is very fine with a well refinished cabinet and reproduction and accurate Zenith reproduction speaker cloth. The knobs are intricately carved floral wood knobs and are factory originals. The eight-tube chassis has been repaired in Les' professional manner and the radio is a dramatic receiver. Note the large eight-inch speaker which offers a large room level of sound. This radio has been retrofitted with a 3.5 mm mini-jack for your input device of any modern type, or adds Bluetooth for an additional $25. This is a scarce model, and seldom offered. 17-1/2"H x 15-1/4"W x 10-1/2"D.  $999.00. (0961442)

 

Zenith 808 Tombstone (1935)

Zenith 808 Tombstone (1935)

You are looking at a terrific radio. These stylish models with a strong architectural look offer a stunning look with superior performance. This model is a six-tube super-het playing on both AM and SW. These are highly dependable radios offering a tremendous value. The cabinet is with an original finish and showing minimal age related stress. I thought given the 83+ years since it left the factory, the radio was still highly desirable. The radio retains all of the factory installed knobs and speaker cloth. My tech has done his usual complete and though professional repairs making the radio the terrific player. He added a preinstalled mini-jack for your additional input options, allowing you to listen to anything you might wish. Connect the radio to your phone, pad or computer for an unlimited amount of content. Internet listening is astounding! A brand new power cord and plug always added for your safe operation. Bluetooth is available for $25! 17"H x 12-1/2"W x 9"D.  $699.00. (0961495)
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