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)

 

Airline 486E (1939)

Airline 486E (1939)

What an edgy form from an antique radio. The radio was first offered as a farm battery radio and was so popular it was offered as an AC radio the following year. The radio has a perfectly refinished cabinet with the original speaker cloth and turned wood knobs. The radio sports a brand new and super sensitive green tuning eye with winks as you dial from station to station. The radio inside is a superior quality seven-tube super-het chassis offering both AM and Shortwave. My technician has given it his professional repairs and updates to the radio and it sings like new. The radio does offer a tone control allowing you to adjust the tone quality to the content and your personal tastes. He added a min-jack to allow you to connect to any modern device or add a Bluetooth adapter for only $25 additional! 16-3/8"W x 10"H x 8-1/2"D. $599.00. (0961519)

 

Air Castle 5000 (1939)

Air Castle 5000 (1939)

You are looking at a terrific table radio. Manufactured by Detrola Radio from Detroit, Michigan, these were very well engineered radios. This radio was available under several names, but the Air Castle name was the house brand of Spiegel Catalogue Company. The six-tube super-het chassis plays well on both AM and Shortwave. Note the massively oversized multi-colored dial which is brightly backlit. The new green tuning eye winks with great sensitivity as you dial station to station. The cabinet is a nice original finish. There are a few imperfections, normal for a radio of this age (82 years old). The speaker cloth and knobs appear to be factory original. The fine American walnut is dramatic in its pattern. My tech has done his usual and professional repairs and the radio plays in a fine fashion. He has added a mini-jack to the circuit and you can choose your modern input device to the radio. Listen to your phone, pad or computer for the infinite amount of free content available. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25. 18"W x 10"H x 8"D. $695.00. (0961596)

 

Ambassador "Gothic" Cathedral (1931)

Ambassador "Gothic" Cathedral (1931)

Here was an interesting find. I thought I had found a Pilot Radio model Gothic and jumped at the opportunity to own it. Pilot was one of the best factories going and their radios are considered by advanced collectors as real finds. The discovery here was this was a clone of the Pilot model, an exact copy! The radio inside is a decent set, with a seven-tube TRF circuit (an earlier and more primitive electronic circuit). Yet it plays particularly well off a pair of #45 triode output tubes. The cabinet is a special one, with a fine original finish, and what appears to be period correct speaker cloth. Note the high grade embossed wooden knobs, which along with the other plaques makes a very impressive look. My technician has completed his though professional repairs and the radio plays remarkably well. Added to the electronics is a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern type of device. Now you are able to listen to any type of content you might wish. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 18-1/4"H x 17"W x 10-1/2"D. $795.00. (0961524)

 

American Bosch 585Y Tombstone (1936)

American Bosch 585Y Tombstone (1936)

This was their flagship model, with a sophisticated eight-tube super-het chassis and offering both Broadcast and Shortwave. The radio features a dual dial indicator in what was termed a "watch dial" offering an exact level of tuning. The radio also sports macro/micro tuning for the finest tuning capability. This radio is in factory original condition with the factory supplied speaker cloth and ornate wood knobs. The cabinet shows a measure amount of wear, and I decided to leave it for the authenticity and acceptable finish. The radio is a dramatic blend of African striped mahogany in the face hand set in a chevron pattern; the hand laid beading offers some of the finest parquetry you will find in a radio. My tech has done a complete repair and the radio sings like the deluxe model it was created to be. He remarked on the performance! Added to the circuit is a mini-jack allowing your connection of any modern device. This allows you to listen to any content of your choice. Add a Bluetooth receiver for only $25 additional. 22"H x 17"W x 12"D. $795.00. (0961557)

 

Arvin 618 "Phantom Junior" (1937)

Arvin 618 "Phantom Junior" (1937)

Here is a collector favorite and it will be yours too! The radio is a very fine radio with six tubes and a new tuning eye which winks as you dial from station to station. The radio is an advanced super-het offering fine selectivity. The cabinet is in factory original condition along with the factory speaker cloth and unique wood knobs. The condition is outstanding considering the age and you can see the dramatic use of contrasting veneers offering a dramatic look. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the radio plays like new. Adding a bright and super sensitive green tuning eye makes the radio all the more interesting. These are fine receivers and will offer you a superior service. My tech added an mini-jack to allow your connection to any modern device. So enjoy the AM/shortwave content or add your own via the auxiliary jack. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 14-1/2"W x 10"H x 9-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961603)

 

Atwater Kent 80 Cathedral (1932)

Atwater Kent 80 Cathedral (1932)

You are looking at a very fine radio from the famed Philadelphia, PA factory. The company was considered the finest maker of the era, who offered technologically advanced products. This particular model is a very early super-het chassis, yet offering automatic volume control which was the latest refinement. You can see the exquisite cabinet and the elaborate zebra wood arch that was unique to the AK brand. I believe the cabinet has been very nicely refinished with the speaker cloth and knobs factory originals. My technician was done a complete restoration including a complete rewire of the chassis. The radio is an AM/broadcast only receiver and it plays extremely well. My tech added a mini-jack to the circuit so you can play your modern device and content on the radio. This radio offers another element as the volume using your input device or Bluetooth add on device will be controlled by you modern device making it a remote volume control. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 19-1/2"H x 16"W x 10-1/2"D. $795.00. (0961592)

 

Atwater Kent 84 Cathedral (1932)

Atwater Kent 84 Cathedral (1932)

This is a very nice example of a desired Atwater Kent cathedral radio. The company had a fine reputation for making the finest radios of this era. These fine electronics were the most advanced of the early super-het era, and the factory made some of the finest cabinets as well. This example has a very nice and accurate refinished cabinet, period correct reproduction speaker cloth and factory knobs. This particular radio has a beautiful book matched veneer front. This radio is remarkable for 88+ years of service. This radio offers Broadcast reception only, as it was created before the shortwave era. There is a tiny hairline crack to the dial which is hard to see and does not affect the performance of this fine receiver. The radio is a classic seven-tube super-het with automatic volume control. My technician has done an outstanding job making the repairs to the radio, and it plays great. He also added a 3.5mm mini-jack to this set, allowing you to connect any modern device to the radio and play an unlimited amount of content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for $25. 19"H x 15-1/2"W x 10"D. $595.00. (0961561)

 

Brunswick 12 Tombstone (1932)

Brunswick 12 Tombstone (1932)

The radio is in a unique form with detailed embellishments of scroll columns and rosettes of repwood. The classic design of the grille is also made of repwood and a unique feature. A Brunswick was known to the phonograph world, and made a total of two extraordinary radios; the chassis of this model is equally unique. Note the concentric controls with offer features never duplicated by competing manufactures. The outer control is for the tuning; with the smaller control is the on/off and volume control switch. The radio is a very early super-het, one of the firsts and has a distant/local switch on the side. The radio is a seven tube model. The condition of the cabinet is extremely fine considering the age and fragility of the construction. It is all original along with the speaker cloth and knobs. Every flourish has been added with a fine cloth covered power cord and reproduction plug. Added to the circuits include a mini-jack allowing your connection of any modern type of input device. Use your phone, pad or computer to listen to the content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for $25! 20-3/4"H x 17-1/2"W x 11-1/4"D. $1,295.00. (0961601)

 

Climax "Cunningham" (1936)

Climax "Cunningham" (1936)

Here is a bit of an oddity. The famed Chicago factory created a modest sized table radio with the design associated with a console radio. The radio is a tremendously impressive radio, with a brightly lit "porthole" dial and with all of the decorative elements of an oddly styled console radio in miniature. The radio is a fine five-tube super-het chassis and plays on both AM and shortwave. The radio cabinet has been professionally refinished with period correct replacement speaker cloth. The condition is simply stunning. My tech has professionally repaired the radio to a "like new" condition with all of the 84+year old parts and tubes either replaced of checked for perfection. The radio has been fitted with our mini-jack to allow your connection to the radio of any modern type of device. So enjoy the radio as created or as a fine remote player to the new electronics. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 12"W x 9"H x 6"D. $695.00. (0961602)

 

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 designed. 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)

 

Crosley 179 "Dual Four" Tombstone (1934)

Crosley 179 "Dual Four" Tombstone (1934)

This is a wildly Deco radio from the earlier 1930's. The radio is highly decorative with a "skyscraper" shape, chevron book match face, silver painted sides and a highly detailed frame around the dial. Sets this Deco seldom are seen, and the seven-tube chassis is a terrific receiver. The cabinet is original, with touch up by my cabinet specialist. The radio offers AM and shortwave. Installed with a mini-jack and the option of a Bluetooth addition for only $25 you have a radio that sounds great and makes a special statement. My technician, with 55 years of experience, has completed his professional repairs and you should enjoy many years of fine service. 17"H x 14"W x 9"D. $795.00. (0961563)

 

Detrola 7241 (1939)

Detrola 7241 (1939)

Here is a terrific radio. It was made by Detroit Radio. This factory was a very good one and they made radios under the Truetone and Airline labels and their own trade name "Detrola." This radio offers dramatic qualities as it is a fine eight-tube super-het chassis, with a brand new super sensitive green tuning eye. Additionally, it has eight preset buttons with a motor drive allowing the presetting of one's favorite stations. One feature I really appreciate is the tone control and with a full range Rola speaker and full size cabinet, it is a dramatic player. The cabinet is a nicely refinished one, with the factory installed speaker cloth and Bakelite knobs. My tech has given this radio his best professional efforts, completely cleaning the motor drive while fully completely returning the electronics to factory like quality. His work included adding a mini-jack for your connection to any modern device and allowing you to be able to choose any kind of content. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 21-1/2"W x 12"H x 9-1/4"D. $995.00. (0961566)

 

Emerson AM-169 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

Emerson AM-169 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1937)

You are looking at a really beautiful table radio. The liaison of Emerson Radio and Ingraham Cabinet Company is legendary in the radio world. Ingraham was the premier clock case maker of the era employing the most dramatic designs and exotic veneers. The craftsmanship was world class. The radio has been refinished extremely well, with the same high gloss hand rubbed finish it originally had. The balances of the parts are factory installed. The luster made the photos a bit difficult with the unusual form factor and angles. The radio is a six-tube super-het chassis with both broadcast and shortwave ability. My tech has given the complete professional updates to the electronics and the radio plays as new. Adding a mini-jack to allow you to connect the radio to any modern device, or our Bluetooth adapter for an additional $25, you can now listen to any content from any source. 16"W x 9-1/2"H x 9-1/2"D. $459.00. (0961518)

 

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)

 

Emerson "Enfant" tombstone (1930)

Emerson "Enfant" tombstone (1930)

This along with a couple of Emerson Ingraham radios is as rare as they come. A towering shoulder tombstone with the incredible repwood face, this six-tube "TRF" is unique. You can see the "thumb wheel dial" with the earliest 0-160 tuning method. The radio is very impressive with a 9-inch speaker and as an earlier type of radio, picks up the strongest and closest stations best. You can see the detail of the molding and is highlight by an accurate replacement speaker cloth. You also can see the dramatic floral Bakelite knobs which are factory originals. In fact all I had to do is clean this radio, replace the speaker cloth and craft a bar to support the massive speaker. My tech has completed his professional repairs and his work included a mini-jack for your connection to any type of modern device. Add a Bluetooth device to allow streaming from any choice of listening pleasure. 18-1/2"H x 14-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D. $1,795.00. (0961598)

 

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 K-53M (1933)

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General Electric K-53M (1933)

Here is a sophisticated early mantle radio made by General Electric. The radio incorporates all of the more advanced features that took other factories a few years to catch up with. The radio is a five-tube super-het with automatic volume control. Playing both on AM (broadcast) and shortwave and a full feature tone control, the radio is a good performer. The radio was refinished by a previous owner and has a period reproduction speaker cloth installed. The finish is very unusual and rather unique. The quads of wooden knobs are factory original. All of the controls are on the front, making the radio a perfect display and play. My tech has done his professional repairs and the radio is a fine player. His replacement of the aged internals should offer you many years of fine use. His repairs added a mini-jack for a direct connection to any modern device or should you choose add Bluetooth for only $25 additional! 13-1/2"W x 9"H x 9"D. $495.00. (0961609)

 

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)

 

Graybar GT-8 Tombstone by RCA (1933)

Graybar GT-8 Tombstone by RCA (1933)

Graybar Electric was one of the premier electronic distributors in the 1930's. They are still in business today, specializing in commercial electronics instead of consumer products. Like so many other businesses, they want a piece of the consumer market and chose the best company of the early era, RCA. In fact this radio is exactly like an RCA model 71 with the only difference is the dial configuration. RCA held all of the early super-het patents and thus offered the finest products. The chassis is a robust eight-tube model offering AM/broadcast. Massively, the speaker is an oversized 11 inches! The cabinet is in factory original finish in exquisite condition. The speaker cloth is original and perfect along with fancy and embossed factory installed knobs. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the powerful high tube count chassis really sings. All the repairs need have returned this set to a like new condition. Note this radio does not have a mini-jack and will not accept a Bluetooth option. A full sized radio with a large speaker offering tremendous levels of enjoyment! 19"H x 14"W x 11"D. $795.00. (0961573)

 

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)

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)

 

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)

 

International Kadette 66 (1936)

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International Kadette 66 (1936)

Here is a really fine example of a terrific radio from the Ann Arbor, Michigan factory. Known as one of the best of the popular priced makers, they made a ton of models at various price points. This is a compact sized table radio but don't let the size fool you. Contained within is a full featured six-tube super-het offering both AM and shortwave reception. The radio is simply a performer. The cabinet has been professionally refinished and the work is terrific! The speaker cloth and knobs are factory originals. My professional technician has completely renewed the electronics and the radio is as good as or better than new. His complete top to bottom repairs allowed him to add a mini-jack to allow your connection of any type of modern device. You can enjoy the radio and listen to any kind of content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 13-1/2"W x 9-1/2"H x 6-1/2"D. $295.00. (0961607)

 

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 JS Cathedral (1933)

International Kadette JS Cathedral (1933)

I have been at this for over 40 years, yet I have never seen this radio before! This is a high quality model from the Ann Arbor, Michigan factory. The radio is a stunner, with elaborate veneer braiding on either side of the horseshoe dial and brass tags for brand id and band select. Clearly with all of the detail, this model was an expensive model new. Modestly sized, this is a five-tube and early super-het which plays decently on AM, with short and long wave. With the modest size of the tube count, shortwave will be limited. The radio is in stunning factory original condition with only reproduction speaker cloth which is period correct. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the radio plays as well as when it left the factory. He added a mini-jack for your direct connection of any modern type of device and allowing you an unlimited choice of listening please. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 17-1/2"H x 13-1/2"W x 9-1/2"D. $659.00. (0961562)

 

Maytone Tombstone (by Wells-Gardner, 1936)

Maytone Tombstone (by Wells-Gardner, 1936)

I know the name on this radio might not be familiar, but the factory that produced it was one of the best factories of the era. Either the name "Maytone" was a "house brand" or a limited distribution model. Wells-Gardner used the exact same cabinet and chassis for export as well, with the domestic models for our 105-115 volt systems. The radio is a very fine seven-tube super-het offering both am and shortwave. The dramatically lit dial makes the appearance ever more attractive and the American Walnut crafted cabinet is of the finest quality. The cabinet has been refinished with period correct reproduction speaker cloth and the factory installed knobs. This was a radio that the factory was proud to produce! The electronics have been professionally repaired and updated by my tech, and the set being a higher tube count is a terrific player. This is a full sized radio sure to please! Bluetooth is available for $25! 17-1/2"H x 15-1/4"W x 11"D. $395.00. (0961605)

 

Mission Bell 53 (1935)

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Mission Bell 53 (1935)

Here is a rather edgy and scarce model from the Los Angeles maker in the 1930's. The west coast was rich with a number of local factories whose entire distribution, with a couple of exceptions, was regional only. This is a futuristic "bullet" shaped model and porthole shaped dial. The radio is a five-tube super-het chassis and it offers both AM and shortwave. I believe the cabinet is original and showing a minimal degree of shrinkage from the age isolated on the top so be sure to look at my picture #5. The speaker cloth looks to be old, and may be original...maybe not. My tech has updated the electronics and returned the radio's performance to a like new profile. His work included adding a mini-jack so you can connect it to any modern device. You will enjoy the listening to this radio! Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 15-1/2"W x 8-1/4"H x 7-1/4"D. $795.00. (0961608)

 

Parmak 734 "Masterpiece" Tombstone (1937)

Parmak 734 "Masterpiece" Tombstone (1937)

The famed Parker McCrory Mfg of Kansas City, MO, made this radio. I have only seen three of these in 45+ years of active collecting. This radio is really a special set. The two-band radio is filled with a super advanced two-band receiver. The radio is filled with many advanced circuits that were not adopted by the industry for more than a half a decade later. The radio also has dual speakers, offering a sound and volume quality, unlike any other table set. The radio is also very unusual in size and shape. Note the curved corners of exotic striped mahogany veneers. As you can see, the condition is outstanding, and all parts are original to the radio, with the exception of reproduction speaker cloth. If you are that level of collector who cherishes the very finest and rarest sets, this is a solid find! My tech has added a mini-jack to the electronics to allow your connection of any modern type of device. Now you can listen to your personal choice of music through the radio. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional. 22-1/2"H x 16"W x 9-1/2"D. $995.00. (0961575)

 

Philco 38-2670 Tombstone (1938)

Philco 38-2670 Tombstone (1938)

Eleven-tube AM/shortwave antique radio with mini-jack and Bluetooth available! Here is one rare radio from Philco's circa 1938. This set is the largest and most powerful radio ever made by the famed factory. This prestigious radio, the "Baby Grand" cabinet is also one of the largest ever made. The sheer size of the set (21-3/4"H x 16-1/2"W x 16"D) is impressive. As the early 1930s model 116B, this radio is a five-band and eleven-tube model. Philco's engineers married the high tube count of the early 30s model with the far advanced technology of 1938. The performance is breathtaking, with a super sound and the most advanced selectivity. The cabinet and all of the other parts are factory original! This is a remarkable radio and is gigantic in size adding to the dramatic sound characteristics. My technician marveled over the performance of this radio. He has added a mini-jack to allow you to enjoy any content of your choice from any modern device. Add a Bluetooth receiver for only $25! $1,095.00. (0961531)

 

Philco 650 Tombstone (1936)

Philco 650 Tombstone (1936)

Here is a terrific radio. Philco made some of the best and this high tube count (eight tubes) was next to one other model, the best they made. Shaped with a tapered "sky scraper" cabinet, these radios were futuristic looking radios. The only larger "skyscraper" is the eleven-tube model 166B. The powerful chassis is a fine super-het offering both AM and shortwave. Everything is factory original with the cabinet showing a modest amount of wear. I decided to simply clean and oil this example as the originality was pretty good. The speaker cloth and knobs are the factory originals. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the performance is outstanding. Added to the circuit is a 3.5 mm mini-jack allowing your attachment of any modern device. This will give you the ability to listen to anything you would choose. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 20-1/4"H x 16"W x 12"D. $695.00. (0961551)

 

RCA 5T Tombstone (1936)

RCA 5T Tombstone (1936)

I am extremely fond of most RCA products as they offer very advanced electronics and super reliable service. This radio is a full range broadcast/shortwave radio with terrific performance characteristics. The radio is a five-tube model, super-het chassis which was the best technology of the time. This kind of tube line up offers a tremendous level of reception. The radio offers both am (broadcast) and shortwave. The radio has been beautifully refinished by a prior owner and the work is very excellent. The speaker cloth is reproduction and beautiful, and the knobs both are the factory installed ones from 80 years ago. I noted a faint marking on the dial from age, which after 80+ years is not uncommon. There are no reproductions available. My technician has done a complete repair and the radio plays like new. His professional repairs include a mini-jack to allow you to connect the radio to any modern device. This will allow you to choose your own content using your phone, pad or computer. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 18-1/2"H x 13"W x 9-1/2"D. $495.00. (0961585)

 

RCA T7-1 (1939)

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RCA T7-1 (1939)

You are looking at one of the best radios money can buy. RCA owned all of the patents on super-het technology in the 1930's, and incorporated them into a fantastic line of radios. This particular model is a seven-tube model with a bright and super sensitive green tuning eye for the ability to fine tune your station. This model also offers micro-macro tuning for the most serious am and shortwave tuning. For your pleasure, this model has a full range tone control, allowing the taper to your listening for both the radio and alternative input. The radio has a beautiful professionally refinished cabinet, and period correct replacement speaker cloth. The knobs are the factory originals. My technician has completed his complete restoration of the electronics and the radio plays like new. His work included adding a 3.5mm mini-jack to allow your connection to any modern device. So enjoy content from your phone, pad or computer. Streaming via Bluetooth is available with our $25 adaptor. You will really enjoy owning this beauty! 23"H x 15-3/4"W x 9-1/2"D. $795.00. (0961611)

 

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)

 

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 1807A Tombstone (1935)

Silvertone 1807A Tombstone (1935)

You are looking at a terrific radio. Made for Sears by Colonial Radio Corp, this was the top of the line model in their 1935 assortment. The radio is a highly decorative study in craftsmanship with finely laid beading and multiple and exotic use of veneers. The radio cabinet has been refinished in the past with period correct replacement speaker cloth. The knobs, which were classically carved from wood, are factory originals. The radio reflects the aging of an 85 year old unit. Contained inside is a seven-tube super-het chassis offering both AM and shortwave reception. The radio being such a fine unit offers a full range tone control making the listening all the more enjoyable. My technician has completely renewed the electronics returning this radio to a like new performance. His work included adding a mini-jack to allow your connection to any modern device. Now you can enjoy any content from an infinite number of sources. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 18"H x 14"W x 12"D. $595.00. (0961577)

 

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 with a green tuning eye. The cabinet is in a professionally refinished condition with accurate reproduction speaker cloth and factory installed Tenite knobs. The unique subtle trapezoid shaped and detailed cabinet make this radio a standout! This is a very nice example considering the 85 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 brand new 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. $895.00. (0961576)

 

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)

 

Silvertone 4763 (1936)

Silvertone 4763 (1936)

You are looking at a much desired radio. This mid-sized table radio is a really fine performer. The radio cabinet has been decently refinished and offers a highlighted chevron of inlay veneers. These radios were expensive one to make, and the detailing of the cabinet is wonderful. The Tenite grille escutcheon is in excellent shape as are the factory installed knobs. The speaker cloth is a period correct replacement. Contained is a six-tube super-het chassis that offers both AM and Shortwave. A brand new bright green tuning eye winks as you dial from station to station. Note the ornate gold dial with the clear channel stations displayed by call letters over the fan shaped dial. The radio was professionally repaired by my technician and plays as new. He also added a mini-jack offering the connection of any modern device. Use your phone, pad, and computer for an unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth adapters are available for an additional $25. 15"W x 12"H x 9"D. $799.00. (0961516)

 

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)

 

Simplex NT-10 Deluxe Tombstone (1937)

Simplex NT-10 Deluxe Tombstone (1937)

This is a terrific radio. Simplex Radios were made in Sandusky, Ohio. Being a smaller and higher quality factory, they were challenged with limited distribution and the later stages of the Depression. They were bought by Philco Radio. Interestingly, Philco shuttered the factory, satisfied they had removed a meaningful competitor. The radio is a ten-tube super-het that offers both AM and Shortwave playing through an 8-inch speaker. The radio sports a terrific fan shaped multi-colored dial and a brand new green tuning eye that winks with great sensitivity as you tune from station to station. This was a extremely high end unit for the era. The cabinet has been nicely refinished with the accurate reproduction speaker cloth and knobs. My tech has done his highly professional repairs and the radio plays as if it was new. He added a mini-jack, so you can connect any modern electronic device to it, like your phone, pad or computer. Offering any content of your choice is a tremendous benefit and Bluetooth is available for $25 additional. 18-1/4"H x 14-3/8"W x 11"D. $895.00. (0961544)

 

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 528 Tombstone (1938)

Sparton 528 Tombstone (1938)

You are looking at a terrific radio. The cabinet in original finish is an unusual form with dramatic use of veneers. The radio makes a dramatic look, accented with glossy black strips over the grille. The original finish is very good for the 82+ years, with replacement speaker cloth and unique embossed factory Bakelite knobs. The radio is a fantastic receiver offering both AM and shortwave. The sophisticated six-tube super-het chassis with a brand new bright green tuning eye is sure to please. The radio offers a large full range speaker for a "big room" sound quality. The radio offers a full range tone control to allow a best setting for your listening tastes. My technician has done a complete repair returning the radio to a factory like new condition. The reception is terrific and the large and contoured cabinet adds to the resonance. The tuning eye, winks with a great level of sensitivity offering optimal tuning. The mini-jack is added to the circuit allowing your connection to any modern device. Now you can enjoy any kind of content from you input device! Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 21-1/4"H x 16-1/2"W x 13"D. $895.00. (0961569)

 

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)

 

Stewart-Warner 07-5R6 (1940)

Stewart-Warner 07-5R6 (1940)

Here is a cute and modestly sized table radio. Made by Stewart-Warner with the highly crafted cabinet as they were highly regarded known for crafting. The radio made of the finest American walnut and in original condition, with the factory installed back. The advanced five-tube super-het chassis offers fine service and is highly dependable. This cute table radio is a fine and cost effective model. My tech has given the chassis a fine restoration and the radio sings like new. His work included installing a mini-jack to allow you to connect any modern device and listen to anything you might wish. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 14-1/4"W x 8"H x 6-3/4"D. $395.00. (0961593)

 

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-1261 "the York" Tombstone (1933)

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

This is a very collectable radio. The radio is the second in line to the model Ritz, which is the largest of the series. Wildly Deco for the times, these radios married both superior performances with unique and edgy design. The radio is a large tombstone, and has a commanding appearance. The radio originally offered three band receptions but today it offers AM only. The advanced seven-tube early super-het had all of the refinements such as automatic volume control. The sound from these radios is the combination of the large 8-inch speaker and large cabinet make for terrific sonic. The cabinet needed to be refinished, completed by my expert with 55 years of experience did well. The radio has period correct replacement speaker cloth and the factory saucer shaped knobs. My tech has completed his professional repairs and for an early super-het, the radio plays terrifically. His repairs added a mini-jack so you can connect any modern type of device. This will allow you to connect your phone, pad or any other type of electronic and listen to the unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25. 19-1/4"H x 15"W x 13-3/4"D. $795.00. (0961542)

 

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. This was the very best model ever produced by this gilt edge maker. Being such a high end model, this set originally was a five band receiver. Three of the bands are now vacant, but the radio easily receives both AM and shortwave. The band selector is the toggle knob on the bottom row and the transmission easily works as new. 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 beautiful 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. My tech has done his highly professional repairs and the radio plays as if new. His repair 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. $1,695.00. (0961570)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 61U (1935)

Stromberg-Carlson 61U (1935)

Here is a stunning radio from Stromberg-Carlson. The company was for over two centuries the maker of the finest scientific and telephone equipment, and moved into radio with the consumer demand. They were an engineer-based company and perfection was the goal. This radio is a great example offering both AM and Shortwave from a seven-tube super-het chassis. The cabinet is made from the finest American walnut in an "industrial age" style. The condition is very good with a high gloss refinished cabinet. The speaker cloth is also reproduction and the match to original. The knobs are factory originals. My tech has completed his professional repairs and returned this fine radio to a factory new playing condition. The radio is the second to the largest S-C tombstone model and a joy to listen to. These radios are of the highest quality. My tech has added a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device. Enjoy the radio as a radio or as a player of any content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for $25! 19"H x 15"W x 11"D. $795.00. (0961571)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 125-H (1936)

Stromberg-Carlson 125-H (1936)

This is a midsize table radio with a dramatic look. S-C was one of the most technology driven makers and this radio is no exception. The radio's five-tube super-het chassis offers both AM and shortwave reception. The radio has been beautifully refinished with a high luster lacquer finish which highlights the exotic use of imported veneers. I am not sure, but it looks the darker bandings are of rosewood. The speaker cloth and knobs are factory original. My technician has done his professional repair and the radio plays as well as you would wish. The radio has been fitted with a mini-jack to allow your addition of any modern device so you can listen to your phone, pad or computer input. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 15"W x 9-1/4"H x 9-1/2"D. $595.00. (0961548)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 1110H (1947)

Stromberg-Carlson 1110H (1947)

Here is a stunning radio from Stromberg-Carlson. The company was for over two centuries the maker of the finest scientific and telephone equipment and moved into radio with the consumer demand. They were an engineer's based company and perfection was the goal. This radio is a great example offering both AM and Shortwave from a six-tube super-het chassis. Everything is factory original with complete decals and clear dial. The cabinet is made from the finest American walnut in an "industrial age" style. The condition is very good showing just the slightest amount of wear for the decades of use. My tech has completed his professional repairs and returned this fine radio to a factory new playing condition. The six ivory colored presets wait for your favorite stations. He has added a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device. Enjoy the radio as a radio or as a player of any content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for $25! 15-3/4"W x 9-1/4"H x 10"D. $495.00. (0961586)

 

Trav-Ler 701 (1935) Tombstone

Trav-Ler 701 (1935) Tombstone

Here is a wonderful and scarce model. The radio is a six-tube super-het chassis and offers both broadcast/AM and shortwave. This radio is housed in an all original factory cabinet with a terrific finish. Plus factory installed speaker cloth and fancy wood knobs. The cabinet is out of mahogany and quite nice. They intended this radio to be a superb player with a dramatically over-sized 6-1/2" back lit dial which offers a dramatic six color effect. They added a full range tone control, which makes it a joy to listen to, especially when you use the mini-jack or Bluetooth. My tech has completed his professional repairs and the radio is like new inside and out. He has added a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device allowing you an unlimited choice of content. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional. 17-1/4"H x 13-1/2"W x 9-1/2"D. $795.00. (0961587)

 

Triangle Industries 8U-127 Tombstone (1939)

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-727 from Western Auto (1938)

Truetone D-727 from Western Auto (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 spots 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 and has been professionally refinished. 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. This model features a full range tone control and a very large 8-inch speaker. 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. $995.00. (0961581)

 

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-R-327 (1939)

Zenith 5-R-327 (1939)

Here is a mid-sized and rather unusually designed Zenith tombstone radio. The cabinet design is unusual with the horizontal maple banding on a walnut cabinet. The effect is quite striking. The radio is a five-tube super-het chassis and the radio plays on both am and shortwave. The radio features five presets for your adaptation, to simply program your favorites with a one button push. This model came from central Ohio, as it retains the 80 year old station identifiers. The radio cabinet has been professionally refinished and is beautiful. The speaker cloth and knobs are factory originals. My tech has completed his professional repairs and the set is a player. His work included a mini-jack to allow your connection of any type of modern device. The radio can have the added on Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 16"H x 11"W x 8-3/4"D. $695.00. (0961590)

 

Zenith 5-S-218 "Cube" (1938)

Zenith 5-S-218 "Cube" (1938)

This is a modestly sized famous Zenith Radio black dial. Within, the modest size and price, lies a terrific five-tube "All American Five" super-het chassis. These highly reliable radios offered fine service and good sound quality from a six-inch speaker. These models play on both AM and Shortwave. The radio was refinished by a previous collector and the work is accurate and excellent with a high luster. The photos show the expertise and the radio retains all other factory installed parts including the wood knobs with the iconic "Z" logo. My tech has given the radio a terrific update in his repairs and the set is a "hot" receiver. He added a mini-jack for our connection to any modern device or Bluetooth receiver. There is an unlimited amount of free content along with the original bands through these connections. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 12"W x 10-1/2"H x 10-1/2"D. $595.00. (0961595)

 

Zenith 8-S-137 "Zephyr" Tombstone (1937)

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Zenith 8-S-137 "Zephyr" Tombstone (1937)

You are looking at the second rarest of the Zenith tombstones! This is the eight-tube version with a workhorse super-het chassis plus targeted tuning (which is working) that plays on both AM and Shortwave. Clearly one of the most distinctive radios ever created, this model is especially rare. I have seen only two other in my 45 years of radio addiction. The scale of this radio is massive with the horizontal ribbing skirting the cabinet made out of striped Mahogany. The cabinet has been refinished by the collector that I acquired it from in a hand rubbed lacquer finish and the radio has original speaker cloth and the iconic embossed "Z" wood knobs. My tech has completed his professional repairs to the chassis and true to Zenith radios, it plays as well as any radio you might own. He has added a mini-jack to the circuit, allowing you to input any modern device or stream Bluetooth from the free Bluetooth receiver. This radio is huge and plays like a beast! A real investment grade addition to your collection! Free Bluetooth! 23"H x 18-1/4"W x 14"D. $3,995.00. (0961613)

 

Zenith 9-S-30 Tombstone (1936)

Zenith 9-S-30 Tombstone (1936)

You are looking at one of the most desired of all of the Zenith tombstones! This model is a rare one, as they were expensive in the depths of the Depression. The sheer size is impressive! The condition of the cabinet is remarkable showing only subtle signs of wear from the eight decades of life. The radio has accurate reproduction speaker cloth and the iconic "Z" wood knobs. The multi-colored dial is pristine. Note the high dome oversized glass has a bit of reflection and there is not a imperfection. This model also offers micro/macro tuning for the finest tuning and reception. My tech has done his usual highly professional level of repairs. The chassis was in terrific condition, and with the repairs the radio is as good as new. He has added a mini-jack to this radio. The sheer size and sound quality of this model makes this radio a true delight to listen and enjoy. With the mini-jack you can input from any modern device and enjoy any of the unlimited content you might wish to listen to. You will never find a nicer example! Bluetooth is available for only $25. 22-1/2"H x 16-1/2"W x 12-1/2"D. $1,495.00. (0961549)

 

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

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

Considered as one of the most collectible of all of these old radios and displayed on the popular television program "The Waltons." The condition of the cabinet is remarkable with an original finish. I noted only the tiniest scratch on the top, so look at photo #5; it is very hard to see. Clearly this is a wonderful condition and with all of the authentic factory parts. The speaker cloth is a very accurate reproduction and the knobs the iconic factory original "Z" wood knobs. The paper tag on the underside is still present about 95%. All of the factory numbers match. The motor works perfectly in both directions. My tech has replaced all of the components required. He has completely disassembled the shutter dials and cleaned and oiled them for smooth operation. We replaced the dead eye tube with a super sensitive 6E5 eye tube. He also has added a mini-jack allowing you to connect to an external device. Use your phone, pad or computer to allow you an unlimited choice of content. A reprint of the original owners and operational booklet is included. Free Bluetooth included! 23-1/4"H x 17-3/4"W x 13"D. $3,295.00. (0961612)

 

Zenith 10-S-130 Tombstone (1937)

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Zenith 10-S-130 Tombstone (1937)

This large and commanding tombstone radio was Zenith's top-of-the-line table model for 1937. This is a rare radio and one fine playing set. The finish is original with a few areas of wear for the nearly 90 years of use. The one repair I think you need to study is a tiny repair to the lowest right corner on the back. See photo #3. My choice was to leave the radio original or refinish; I thought retaining the originality was more important. 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. My professional tech has given his highly professional efforts in the repairs and the radio plays in an extremely fine manner. I noted the bullet tuning mechanism shows more activity than most of these sets. He 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. These are highly collectible and rare. Bluetooth is available! 23"H x 17-1/2"W x 13-1/2"D. $2,495.00. (0961614)

 

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 811 Tombstone (1935)

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Zenith 811 Tombstone (1935)

Never before has one of these been offered on the "Attic!" Clearly you are looking at one of the most unusually designed tombstone radio ever made. Scarcer than hen's teeth, this model is a six-tube super-het offering both AM and shortwave reception. The cabinet was a complete restoration by my refinishing expert with 55 years of professional expertise. The radio has a dramatic glossy finish with a dramatic effort to highlight the unusual use of veneers The elements of the age is virtually invisible. My technician has given the complete restoration that a radio of this high value deserves and every aspect is a "like new" perspective. The radio has been returned to a perfectly playing profile. Everything with the exception of a reproduction back is factory original. All of the sophisticated collectors know of the rarity and collectability of this model. A mini-jack has been added so you can direct connect to any modern device or play wirelessly via Bluetooth. 17-1/2"H x 12-1/2"W x 9"D. $3,995.00. (0961606)
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