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

the Radio Attic

Lew Magrish
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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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Aetna 653 (1936)

Aetna 653 (1936)

Here is a terrific six tube super-het radio made for the exclusive distribution by Walgreens drug stores. Like so many retail giants, they adopted the distinct brand name after the mystical Mount Aetna in Greece. Most interesting was their adoption on the multi-colored dial with the mountain proudly displayed. This cube shaped radio has been beautifully and professionally refinished with a dramatic use of veneers. The radio sports a full range speaker, which vents from the top of the radio to offer a 360 degree "big room" sound quality. The knobs and speaker cloth are factory originals. Other than a bit of stress to the 85 year old back lit dial (see picture #2) the radio offers a tremendous presence. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the radio sings as new. His addition of a mini-jack allows your connection of the radio to any type of modern device. Now you can listen to any kind of content you wish and enjoy the radio in an unlimited way. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 14"W x 11-3/4"H x 9-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961648)

 

Airline 62-47 Cathedral (1933)

Airline 62-47 Cathedral (1933)

In a timeline of exceedingly dark finishes, this radio is crafted of maple with embellishments of Birdseye maple. The radio is also unique with the chassis made of aluminum, something I can't recall ever seeing in this timeline. The radio is a rather large cabinet to accommodate twin six-inch speakers, another rarity. With this level of speaker size the radio was intended to delivery console (floor model) size sound from a table radio. The radio has been nicely refinished by a previous collector with a correct hand rubbed satin finish. The speaker cloth is period correct replacement and the wooded embossed knobs original to the radio. The seven-tube early super-het chassis and the radio is a solid performer on the AM band. The radio offers a detailed dial with a back lit dial pointer which is quite dramatic. Clearly intended to be the best of the best of the era, the radio does not disappoint. Bluetooth is available for your streaming ease and enjoyment for an additional $25! Impressive in scale at 18-1/2"H x 16-1/2"W x 12"D. $795.00. (0961661)

 

Airline 62-318 "Movie Dial" (1937)

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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 486E (1939)

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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 14-136EA (1937)

Air Castle 14-136EA (1937)

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 dial with is brightly backlit. The new green tuning eye winks with great sensitivity as you dial station to station. The cabinet is is a nice refinish, with a fine factory like luster. The work is excellent in a complete mirror of the way the factory detailed the set. The speaker cloth is an accurate reproduction 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. $795.00. (0961644)

 

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)

 

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 84 Cathedral (1932)

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Atwater Kent 84 Cathedral (1932)

This is a stunning 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 professionally 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. 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. $795.00. (0961675)

 

Atwater Kent 145 Tombstone (1935)

Atwater Kent 145 Tombstone (1935)

In the history of antique radio makers, few had the reputation of Atwater Kent. From the 1920's until 1936 they were considered to be a top of the line radio manufacturer. The radio is a terrific model with a sophisticated six-tube super-het chassis. One of the interesting elements of the radio is the dual tuning abilities with macro- micro tuning controls. This feature was only available on the finest radios of the era. The cabinet is a fine refinish, with a dramatic hand laid inlays embellishing the front of the cabinet. Added to the fine book matched American Walnut veneers, the radio is a stand out. The speaker cloth is original, the knobs also factory installed originals. My technician has updated the radio to a like new operational quality. He has replaced the defective and aged electronic components along with the rubber parts to assure you of many years of problem free listening pleasure. The radio has also had our mini-jack installed to allow you to connect the set to any modern type of device. This will allow you to listen to an unlimited amount of content of your own choosing. Add a Blietooth device for only $25 additional!! 15-1/4"H x 13"W x 9-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961654)

 

Atwater Kent 206 Tombstone (1934)

Atwater Kent 206 Tombstone (1934)

This model is considered to be a classic! This is another uniquely shaped set, with very detailed ornate carvings. This radio is a particularly nice example with a fine professionally refinished cabinet. The veneer is fine and the finish is like new with few signs of use. The speaker cloth is a period correct reproduction and the set retains the factory installed wood knobs. The radio is a six-tube model with broadcast and shortwave capabilities. One interesting feature is the tuning offers dual controls, as the set offers macro tuning and very sophisticated fine tuning. My tech has done a first class repair replacing all of the aged rubber coated wire with brand new and safe wire. This example has the cleanest chassis you will ever see. The tuner has been aligned, and the new power cord and plug ensure your safe operation. My tech has added a mini-jack for your other devices which offer a tremendous number of content options. Bluetooth is available for $25. Impressive at 19-1/2"H x 14"W x 10"D. $895.00. (0961666)

 

Atwater Kent 356 (1935)

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Atwater Kent 356 (1935)

Here is a dramatic example of a highly sought model. The cabinet is a work of art, further highlighted by the professional refinish. The cabinet fellow applied a super high gloss finish to this set, remarkable in the depth and clarity. If you notice a few irregularities, it is the result of reflections. The radio is a fine high quality five-tube super-het that offers fine service on both AM and shortwave. My professional tech has given this radio special attention and the result is spectacular! He has added a mini-jack to the radio allowing you to connect the set to any modern device. Now you have a way to listen to any content of your choice. Bluetooth is available for only $25! 19"H x 13-7/8"W x 10"D. $995.00. (0961672)

 

Atwater Kent 545 Tombstone (1935)

Atwater Kent 545 Tombstone (1935)

This quite a stunning radio! The product of the famed Philadelphia, PA factory and one of the last models ever produced from that factory. The radio is an advanced five-tube model offering both AM and shortwave reception from the most advanced super-het circuitry of the times. The cabinet is stunning with all of the craftsmanship the company was known for, refinished professionally and with great care. The speaker cloth is an exact reproduction and the knobs the same as installed at the factory. My technician has given the radio a complete repair, replacing all of the aged rubber wire and returning the set to perfect operations…like new! His work included adding an mini-jack to allow your connection of the radio to any modern device and listening to anything of your choice. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 17"H x 13"W x 7-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961643)

 

Atwater Kent 627 Cathedral (1933)

Atwater Kent 627 Cathedral (1933)

This is a very scarce model of the Atwater Kent cathedral radios. This particular radio is a super nice example. This particular radio is all factory original with only the slightest amount of use for the nearly 90 years of service. The speaker cloth is highly detailed and in pristine condition, and the knobs are original factory installed. 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 cloth covered power cord and Bakelite plug, making the radio a safe set to play. Bluetooth is available for only $25! 19-1/4"H x 16-1/4"W x 11"D. $995.00. (0961660)

 

Atwater Kent 856 (1935)

Atwater Kent 856 (1935)

This radio was made in 1935 and Atwater Kent stopped production in 1936. Thus, this being one of the last production models, they brought all the advanced elements of their famed history into the manufacture of this model. Note the the lit dial indicators with tiny lights. Added to the dial configuration is a micro tuning employing the "watch dial" which is a dial in a dial for fine tuning purposes. The Atwater Kent 856 is a seven-tube, three-band radio. The dial light changes as you change bands, a cool feature. My tech remarked of the high quality of reception and his professional repair has returned the radio to a like new factory performance. This radio is original with period correct replacement speaker cloth. The finish is terrific, and the knobs original to the radio. Added to the electronics in a mini-jack to allow your connection to any modern type of device. So, you can use your phone or other device to input any content in addition to the factory construction. Bluetooth is available for only $25. 19"H x 14"W x 10"D. $595.00. (0961659)

 

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-64 (1938)

Climax UE-64 (1938)

You are viewing an extremely scarce radio! Clearly, this factory made some of the most edgy and futuristic cabinets in the late 1930’s. I had only seen photos of this radio in my fifty years of collecting and am thrilled to finally see one at long last. The radio is a seven-tube super-het chassis offering both AM and shortwave reception. I had the cabinet professionally refinished as this is a highly collectable model and to own one, is to want it in the most stunning way. My tech with three FCC licenses has completely updated the electronics and it plays as new. His work was painstaking and the radio is quite a fine player. Note the radio retains the factory back, and the tech added a mini-jack to the radio for your connection to any modern device. You can enjoy the radio as it was designed of as a player from your phone, tablet or computer. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 18"W x 9-1/4"H x 9"D. $1,295.00. (0961640)

 

Clinton 145 (1936)

Clinton 145 (1936)

Here is a never seen model from the famous Chicago based Clinton Radio. The company was known for fantastic radios and the ones from their Plant A known as the "skunk works" are few and far between. The Plant A production was deemed experimental and employed advanced radio techniques for later adoption for the products more mass manufactured. This particular set is difficult to find on line or in the books, as it was designed and made in tiny numbers. The looks of the cabinet were futuristic for the era, and the brightly lit multi colored dial with a foil background only added to the sophisticated good looks. The radio is in factory condition with a nice finish, original speaker cloth and knobs. The radio also retains the full factory back, which is often missing. This model is a six-tube super-het chassis and it is a dramatic player. My tech has given his professional best in the restoration of the 85 year old electronics with impressive results. His addition of a mini-jack will allow your connection to any modern type of device and you can play anything you wish through the radio. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! $495.00. (0961650)

 

Continental 62 (1934)

Continental 62 (1934)

Continental Radio was a contract factory located in Chicago, Ill. They primarily made radios for all of the popular catalogue houses which were the primary source of radios in the era. America was hugely rural and catalogues were like today's Walmart. America shopped by USPS mail. The chassis is a clean and simple five-tube super-het offering a very good level of performance on the broadcast band. The radio is a more moderately size set, which allowed the user to take a radio into another smaller sized room of the house. The cabinet has been nicely refinished and the radio retains the original speaker cloth and knobs. My technician has done a fine professional repair to the radio is it plays extremely well. I was impressed with the unusual form of the radio and it highlighting the oversized oval dial. Clearly, a radio to delight! The mini-jack will allow you to connect this radio to any kind of modern device so you can listen to the radio or any other kind of content. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! $495.00. (0961651)

 

Detrola 106 (1936)

Detrola 106 (1936)

Here is a attractive and uncommon model from Detroit Radio. The radio has a much tailored form, and plays extremely well from a six tube super-het chassis. The radio sports a dramatically lit oversized dial. In a darkened room, the bright multi-color and detailed dial is a stand out. The speaker vents the sound from the right side of the cabinet and with a full range 6-inch cone the sound is very good. The cabinet has been refinished and has a dramatic look, with replacement speaker cloth and carved wood knobs. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the set plays as new. He added a mini-jack for your connection of any modern type of device such as your phone and offering an unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional. 15"W x 11-1/2"H x 9"D. $859.00. (0961645)

 

Detrola 149E Tombstone (1938)

Detrola 149E Tombstone (1938)

I love these fantastic radio made by Detroit Radio. The company made similar models for both Sears and Western Auto stores and saved the best for their own label. This terrific set offers a dramatically backlit multi colored dial with detailed station locations. The radio also offers a bright green tuning eye with winks with great sensitivity opening and closing as you fine tune in your station. The radio is an advanced six-tube super-het chassis. The cabinet is tall and slim, with a professional refinished condition along with factory speaker cloth. The knobs, called "acorns," are factory original. My technician has completed his complete repairs and has returned the radio to a "like new" performance. These radios are really fine players! His repairs included a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device such as your phone, pad or computer. Add Bluetooth for only $25 additional! 17-1/2"H x 12-1/4"W x 8-3/4"D. $795.00. (0961610)

 

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 DX-356 w/Ingraham Cabinet (1941)

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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)

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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-80 Tombstone (1934)

General Electric K-80 Tombstone (1934)

You are looking at one of the finest radios ever made. The gigantic eight-tube super-het chassis plays in a terrific way through a huge 10-inch speaker. Designed as a dramatic and imposing traditional design, this radio is a classic. The radio is one of my favorites. The whole radio is in factory original condition! The set retains the knobs and speaker cloth as it left the factory. This example has has a couple of repairs, which I want you to know about. The base trim, on the left front has been pretty well fixed and along the left side. Hard to see, and well done, but never the less, worthy of mention. One tiny repair on the top and the rest is remarkable for a set of this age. My technician has done his professional repairs and...wow! This radio is so sophisticated, it has a tone control for even better listening qualities. He has added a fine reproduction cloth covered power cord and Bakelite plug, exactly as it left the factory. The radio has been fitted with a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device. Add a Bluetooth adapter for only $25. 21-3/4"H x 15"W x 12-1/2"D. $995.00. (0961637)

 

GE J-80 Cathedral (1932)

GE J-80 Cathedral (1932)

Here is another in a three series group of some of the finest cathedral radios ever made. The radio has a strong Gothic and European influence in the styling and the most advance electronics available in 1932. The radio is striking with a fine and professional refinished cabinet, period correct speaker cloth and the original wood knobs. The electronics have been completely restored to perfection and the radio is tremendous player. This is an early super-het chassis, with all the advancement of automatic volume control and tone controls. The radio plays on an eight-tube chassis. My technician has given special care to this blue chip radio and the effort is clear to the ear. This specific radio will not accept a mini-jack and Bluetooth connection. 18-3/4"H x 13-3/4"W x 11-1/2"D. $1,195.00. (0961656)

 

Gilfillan 63X (1936)

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Gilfillan 63X (1936)

There were many west coast manufactures that were regional in distribution and seldom seen east of the Rockies. Gilfillan was a better factory, and made fine radios. This particular model is a six-tube super-het delivering both AM and shortwave. The dual lamp dial is crisp and bright for those who favor night time listening. The radio is a fine example of craftsmanship with book matched walnut veneers and it has been refinished nicely with a nice luster. The speaker cloth and fancy wood knobs appear to be factory originals. The radio has been professionally repaired and plays as good as new, with a fine level of sensitivity. The radio also features and tone control for your adjustment to taste of the sound. My technician remarked on the sophistication of the circuit and was equally impressed with the performance. The radio has been fitted with a mini-jack for your ability to add your choice of a modern device as an input. Now you can listen to any kind of content using this connection. Add a Bluetooth device to the set to stream from your Bluetooth enabled device for only $25.00 additional! 14-1/2"H x 12"W x 10-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961679)

 

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)

 

Gulbranson 1A Tombstone (1938)

Gulbranson 1A Tombstone (1938)

You are looking at an extraordinary radio. The radio is of the highest quality electronics made by Wells-Gardner under the Gulbranson Bros label. The radio is housed in a unique cabinet of striped mahogany which was imported from New Zealand from an affiliated company. Clearly the radio is in a unique shape and a relatively large cabinet offering a big sound quality. Wells supplied the chassis which is a super sophisticated eight-tube super-het offering both am and shortwave. The eye tube winks with great sensitivity when you tune from station to station, along with a tone control to better taper the sound to your tastes. The finish is terrific and original along with the factory installed knobs, and the speaker cloth is a period correct reproduction pattern. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the radio is quite impressive. I have never had this model in the years of my restoration efforts and doubt you will see another. A mini-jack has been installed for the direct connection to any modern device offering you unlimited choice of listening pleasure. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional. 21-1/2"H x 16-3/4"W x 12"D. $1,295.00. (0961621)

 

International Kadette 66 (1936)

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)

 

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)

 

Lafayette M-33 (1933)

Lafayette M-33 (1933)

Lafayette sourced their product lines from the best factories and labeled the items as "house brands." This radio was made for them by American Mohawk which labeled under the Lyric and Wurlitzer for direct marketing efforts. The radio before you is a very early seven-tube super-het with the AM/broadcast band. The cabinet is equally impressive with extensive use of rep-wood embellishments making the shouldered tombstone all the more deluxe. The cabinet has been professionally refinished and the speaker cloth period correct. Note the extremely ornate wood knobs, factory originals and how dramatically they add to the set's beauty! My triple licensed professional technician has given the radio a complete and through repair. The radio sings like new! The tech has added a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device and the ability to enjoy any content of your choice. The sound quality from the large 8-inch speaker and resonance of the large cabinet makes the sound all the sweeter. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional. 19-1/4"H x 15-1/4"W x 11"D. $895.00. (0961632)

 

Midwest 37-15 Console (1937)

Midwest 37-15 Console (1937)

Here is a terrific and all original example of the famed Midwest Radio from Cincinnati, Ohio. The radio shows a tad of wear here and there, but the finish is very good, the mother of pearl factory knobs present and pristine factory original speaker cloth. These radios are quite extraordinary, as the chassis employs 15 tubes in push/pull: in other words, she is a beast. My triple FCC licensed tech has given the complex circuitry a complete repair including the dial light circuit so the dial light dims as you approach optimal tuning. The dial is one of the most ornate and detailed dials you will ever see. All has been done to replicate like new condition including a cloth covered power cord. Listening through the preinstalled mini-jack to any content of choice makes this a perfect listening as it contains a full range 12-inch speaker. Bluetooth is available! Shipping with Greyhound would be the most cost effective method. Contact me to get a shipping quote. 41-3/4"H x 22-1/4"W x 14-1/2"D. $1,495.00. (0961635)

 

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. The two-band radio is filled with a super advanced two-band receiver. 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; a few bumps from 8+ decades of use and all parts are original to the radio, with the tight and original speaker cloth. Add the quality restoration with all new filters, caps and tubes as needed, and this most special radio is set for decades to come. 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. (0961641)

 

Philco 16B (1933)

Philco 16B (1933)

The monstrous eleven-tube chassis plays through an eleven-inch speaker! This was the second model produced with a fine tuning control which was an added enhancement from the earlier model. The radio even sports a loudness switch on the side, similar to the loudness control on your modern stereo unit. The right knob is a preset multi position tone control to offer the finest in listen quality. The radio offers a shadow-graph, which this particular set shows a high degree of activity. The radio cabinet has been professionally refinished in a clear high gloss finish. The speaker cloth is factory original along with the Bakelite knobs. My technician has completed the repairs and has returned the radio to factory "new" performance. This high tube count and with the fine tuning controlled offered the "DX'er" the finest receiving potential on a tube radio. The tech added a mini-jack for your ability to connect to any modern device Add Bluetooth for only $25 additional. This is an extremely large set to accommodate the massive chassis and speaker. 22"H x 17"W x 13-1/2"D. $1,195.00. (0961664)

 

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)

 

Pilot U225 (1936)

Pilot U225 (1936)

Advanced collectors know the Pilot radios were some of the best radios ever made. This radio is quite unusual as it clearly was intended to be an export model. Note the dramatic oversized dial, brightly lit by four bulbs and highly detailed with stations from all over Europe. The radio measures by the dial frequencies in meters rather than in kilocycles as common on domestic sets. The radio is a domestic 120 volt model, so it is perfect for American use. The cabinet is a dramatic one, in factory original condition. Showing a bit of wear as one would expect. All of the balance of the radio is original, speaker cloth knobs etc. You can see the brass escutcheons around the controls, left in the perfectly aged states. The radio is a six-tube super-het offering am, short and long wave reception. My technician was delighted with the performance with the set upon the completion of his professional repairs. He has added our mini-jack option for your connection to any modern type of device. This will allow your use of the radio to receive the radio as designed or input any content of your choice. Add Bluetooth for only $25 additional! 20-1/2"H x 13-1/2"W x 12"D. $995.00. (0961668)

 

Pla-Pal 6793 (1936)

Pla-Pal 6793 (1936)

Pla-Pal was an interesting factory based in the 1930's in Chicago. They were a smaller factory and made a complete but limited line of radios in the early to middle 1930's. They are often noted for novelty types of sets but offered mainstream styled radios as well. This is a rather fancy traditionally styled six-tube super-het. The cabinet is a interesting mix of veneers and this craftsmanship and detail speaks to the elevated efforts. The cabinet has been refinished by a previous collector and he replaced the speaker cloth with a period correct reproduction. The knobs are fancy and factory originals. My technician has done a complete professional repair and the radio plays like new. His work included adding a mini-jack for your ability to connect this radio to any modern type of device. Now you can listen to any kind of content and still enjoy broadcast and shortwave reception. Add Bluetooth for only $25 additional! 17-1/4"H x 12-1/2"W x 10-1/2"D. $595.00. (0961663)

 

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 7T Tombstone (1937)

RCA 7T Tombstone (1937)

I love selling this series of RCA radios! The company owned most of the patents in the 1930's and offered the finest elements of technology available. This particular model is a seven-tube model with sensitivity. The radio is tall and slender. The radio plays on both broadcast and shortwave. Part of the quality features is a tone control allowing a custom pleasing sound setting and dual tuning ability with separate micro/macro tuning. The radio retains a very acceptable original finish, showing a minimal amount of wear for the eight decades of service. The speaker cloth is a perfect original and the knobs are originals; the radio is a tall and narrow cabinet with a full range speaker and a dramatic use of striped mahogany. My tech has completed his professional repairs and the radio plays as new. Everything makes this radio a fine and reliable player. Added to the radio is a mini-jack to allow you to connect the set to any modern type of device. This will allow you to listen to anything you might wish from your phone, pad or computer. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 20"H x 15"W x 9"D. $795.00. (0961638)

 

RCA 140 Tombstone (1934)

RCA 140 Tombstone (1934)

RCA owned all of the Armstrong patents, shared with GE and Westinghouse, and simply had a superior edge in the technology of this era. The radio is a monster, simply huge in size and with a super eight-tube super-het chassis is one of radio's best. The condition of the cabinet is exceptionally fine original condition with a couple of tiny and virtually invisible flea bites on the back edges. The radio is very complete, with the metal tags in place around the dials, and original knobs, include the tuning dial spinner. The speaker cloth is original and in fine shape factory condition. The radio sports a high tube count and dramatically oversized replacement 10-inch speaker. This radio is a real listening model. My technician has gone through the chassis with great care returning all bands to factory new condition. He added a mini-jack allowing you an unlimited source of content. Listen to any content you wish along with the two active bands. Adding a fresh power cord and plug and complete tuner alignment, this radio is a terrific playing radio. Bluetooth is available for $25. This is an extremely heavy and large radio so the shipping will be expensive. 22"H x 15"W x 12"D. $1,495.00. (0961665)

 

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)

 

RCA T-9-10 (1938)

RCA T-9-10 (1938)

Perhaps one of the finest radios ever made, this set is a beast. If you want a tremendous player, this is about as good as it gets! This is an extremely large and heavy radio, to accommodate the huge nine-tube chassis in a fancy ornate cabinet. This radio employs the best of the super-het technology and is highlighted with a super sensitive eye tube, winking as you dial between the stations. Note the small crack in the dial, which unless you look for it, it isn't a problem. The cabinet has been refinished by a previous collector who replaced the speaker cloth with an exact reproduction. His work was very good. My professional technician has given the radio a complete repair and added a mini-jack for your attachment of any modern type of device. Note the elaborate controls to allow the tapering of the sound to your individual tastes. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 21-3/4"H x 17"W x 12-3/4"D. $995.00. (0961658)

 

Silver-Marshall 846 Tombstone (1935)

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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 4565 (1938)

Silvertone 4565 (1938)

Sears used the big "Golden Jubilee" dial on several radios in 1936-1938. This large and beautiful table radio is a prime example. Sears used several radio manufacturers for their chassis, this one produced by Stewart-Warner. The 4565 is an eight-tube, three-band (SB, SW, Police) set with the big, Egyptian motif dial and the awesome tuning eye tube! This model was made by a premier model by a top manufacture. The radio has been professionally refinished, with period correct replacement speaker cloth and factory knobs and trim .My technician has given his finest professional efforts to return the radio to perfect factory new condition. His efforts has rewarded us with a spectacular performing radio!, then added a cable to play your external device such as a Bluetooth, iPad or iPhone through the radio. The cabinet has beautiful walnut veneer with a maple inlay. This is a big, sought-after collector's radio! Add Bluetooth for only $25! 21"W x 13"H x 11"D. $995.00. (0961623)

 

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 curved speaker opening, and with reproduction speaker cloth, and perfect 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. $1,295.00. (0961622)

 

Skylark 3-B-4 Tombstone (1936)

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Skylark 3-B-4 Tombstone (1936)

Here is a really unique and wild radio. The shape is in the middle 1930's rage of skyscraper. The cabinet is an exotic blend woods with a dramatic styling. Add a bright chrome grille in nearly perfect condition with only a couple of dings. In fifty years of collecting, I have never seen anything like it before. The condition is original with period correct replacement. The combinations of veneers look to be maple and dramatically detailed with trim. Add the stunning metal inset radio knobs, the perfect embellishment. The black lacquer trim is the perfect offset. The radio chassis is a standard six-tube version with AVC (automatic volume control). The electronics have been completely updated professionally by my technician and returned to perfect operation. He added a mini-jack for your connection to any modern device. Add Bluetooth device for only $25! 15-1/2"H x 15-1/4"W x 9"D. $895.00. (0961669)

 

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)

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Sparton 537 (1937)

Here is an interesting tombstone styled in a modernistic cubist 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 a walnut mid-tone coloration and is very rich in color over the textured veneer. I thought the work very good and the luster is quite nice. One feature is the brightly lit and oversized dial which in a darkened room is pretty dramatic. 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. My tech has completed his highly professional repairs adding 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. $595.00. (0961674)

 

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 midsized table radio with a dramatic look. Stromberg-Carlson was one of the most technology driven makers and this radio is no exception. The radio is five-tube super-het chassis offering 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 is period correct original 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. $695.00. (0961655)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 130U (1936)

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Stromberg-Carlson 130U (1936)

Here is an extraordinary example of the most sought tombstone from this stellar factory. Long known for both scientific equipment and telephone of the finest quality, this factory branched into a fine selection of radios during the Depression. The model before you is a sophisticated seven-tube super-het offering both broadcast and shortwave. Note the brightly lit back painted detailed dial, which lit at night is fantastic. This particular example has been beautifully refinished in a high luster hand rubbed finish. The craftsmanship is perfect. The speaker cloth is reproduction (period correct) and the ornate wood knobs original. The chassis was completely restored by my professional technician and the radio is a fine player. He added a reproduction power cord (cotton/silk) exactly as it was when it left the factory and a new Bakelite plug for safety. As with all of our radios, a mini-jack has been added for your connection to any modern device. This will allow you the option of an unlimited choice of content All in all a scarce and top drawer radio! Bluetooth is available! 20-1/8"H x 15"W x 10-3/4"D. $1,895.00. (0961677)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 228H (1938)

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Stromberg-Carlson 228H (1938)

The company was founded making scientific equipment in the 1800's, moving to telephone and on to the latest consumer rage...radios. The company was run by engineers and as a result they made extraordinary high quality products. This example is a seven tube super-het in the smashing elaborate cabinet highlighted with book matched American walnut side panels and top. The face of the radio is rosewood butt burl. The radio has been finely refinished by an earlier collector and has a nice sheen. The speaker cloth is period correct reproduction, and the unique wooden knobs factory originals. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the radio is a terrific player. Note the brand new green tuning eye which winks in a active manner as you tune from station to station. He added our mini-jack to allow you to connect the radio to any modern device to enjoy an unlimited content or Add Bluetooth for only $25! 20"W x 11-1/4"H x 10-1/4"D. $895.00. (0961673)

 

Stromberg-Carlson 1110H (1947)

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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. $795.00. (0961671)

 

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-727 (1938)

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Truetone D-727 (1938)

This is the finest all original examples I have 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 retains a nice and original finish. Sure there is a bit of wear associated with the eighty plus years of service and use. The set retains the factory instructions with the setting of the motorized drive presets. If I had the set refinished, these would have been lost: a cost benefit decision which I made. 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 $25.00! 21-1/2"W x 12-1/2"H x 10"D. $995.00. (0961676)

 

Western Air Patrol 136T (1935)

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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)

 

Wilcox-Gay A-33 (1937)

Wilcox-Gay A-33 (1937)

Here is an interesting radio! Wilcox-Gay was a factory based in Charlotte, Michigan and made some very high quality and unusually styled radios. The radio sports what became the rage in the 1937-8 period with a rotary telephone type of dial selector which allows you to preset and "dial" your favorite station. The radio is a six tube model offering both am and shortwave abilities. The cabinet is in original condition with a modest amount of wear but acceptable for an 82 year old. I believe the speaker cloth has been replaced and the knobs as well. Overall it is a desirable radio to own. My tech has completed his highly professional repairs and the set is a fine performer. His work included adding a mini-jack to allow your connection of any modern device, and Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional. 17"W x 10"H x 7"D. $695.00. (0961626)

 

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, lays a terrific five-tube, "All American Five" super-het chassis. These highly reliable radios offered fine service and excellent sound quality from a 6-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 triple licensed tech has given the radio a terrific update in his professional 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. $695.00. (0961634)

 

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 being a deluxe receiver has a brightly lit and highly detailed dial. 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 $25 additional! 22"H x 16-1/2"W x 13-1/4"D. $2,295.00. (0961652)

 

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

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 very nice the result of a professional refinish. One veneer repair was done to the back edge rear. The speaker cloth is the very finest of reproduction and very much like the original, and the knobs the iconic factory original "Z" wood knobs. The motor works perfectly in both directions. My tech has replaced all of the components required to update the radio and ensure that you enjoy problem free ownership. He has completely disassembled the shutter dials and cleaned and oiled them for smooth operation. Add the huge fly wheel to the tuning and you have the finest of accurate tuning. 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. $2,995.00. (0961657)

 

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. 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 beautifully refinished cabinet and reproduction speaker cloth. The knobs are intricately carved floral wood knobs and are factory originals. The eight-tube chassis has been repaired in my tech's 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 add Bluetooth for an additional $25. This is a scarce model, and seldom offered. The radio has a brand new power cord and plug for an accurate and safe restoration. 17-1/2"H x 15-1/4"W x 10-1/2"D. $1,295.00. (0961647)

 

Zenith 807 Tombstone (1935)

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Zenith 807 Tombstone (1935)

Here is another high quality radio from Zenith Radio. This particular model is a five-tube version offering both broadcast and shortwave capability. The radio is in original condition with only a minimal amount of wear for the 85+ years of service. The speaker cloth is an accurate reproduction, as are the knobs. You can see the dramatic craftsmanship used to add an extremely fine decorative look. The radio has been completely serviced by my highly trained and experienced technician and the radio plays like it did when it left the factory. Using a early tube layout later called an "All American Five," the clarity of reception and reliability is assured. His work included installing a modern mini-jack for your direct connection to any modern device. Now you can enjoy any kind of content in addition to the two bands and listen to anything you might wish Bluetooth is available for only $25.00 additional! 17"H x 11-3/4"W x 9"d. $795.00. (0961678)
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