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Colonial 700 "Mephisto" New World Globe


Colonial 700 "Mephisto" New World Globe

THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
Novelty Bakelite Tube Radio. This Raymond Loewy Design is highly sought after and a great addition to any collection. This example is the Brown Bakelite and it is in excellent condition. The gold lettering and outlines are in great condition. The original advertisement description: "A globe...revolving reproduction of the earth...and authentic delineation of seas, continents and cities...correct in longitude and latitude...a circling gold band with tuning knobs at the sides...and axis topped with a chronological cap for determining the world's relative time...a double-grille speaker base in keeping with the interesting and useful design...all done in heavily molded Bakelite with 22-karat gold plated metal trim. The receiver, mounted in the globe, is a five-tube super heterodyne. Its engineering features include: Automatic Volume Control, 3-Gang Condenser, Dynamic Speaker, Illuminated Sunken Dial. Built-in-aerial-no ground required." 16"H; globe diameter 8-3/4"; hexagon base, 8-1/2"W.
Colonial 700 "Mephisto" New World Globe
THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
Novelty Bakelite Tube Radio. This Raymond Loewy Design is highly sought after and a great addition to any collection. This example is the Brown Bakelite and it is in excellent condition. The gold lettering and outlines are in great condition. The original advertisement description: "A globe...revolving reproduction of the earth...and authentic delineation of seas, continents and cities...correct in longitude and latitude...a circling gold band with tuning knobs at the sides...and axis topped with a chronological cap for determining the world's relative time...a double-grille speaker base in keeping with the interesting and useful design...all done in heavily molded Bakelite with 22-karat gold plated metal trim. The receiver, mounted in the globe, is a five-tube super heterodyne. Its engineering features include: Automatic Volume Control, 3-Gang Condenser, Dynamic Speaker, Illuminated Sunken Dial. Built-in-aerial-no ground required." 16"H; globe diameter 8-3/4"; hexagon base, 8-1/2"W.
Sold by Lew Magrish on April 28, 2008
Listed price on date of sale - $1,799.99
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