Wood and Metal Radios
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Atwater Kent Model 70

Type L Chassis.  Cabinet has been restored, will work on electronics soon.  This radio belonged to my Great Grandparents.
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Zenith 6-S-128
1936 Tombstone.  AM and SW with six tubes, black dial, and wooden "Z" knobs
 

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Grebe CR-18
This radio is in MINT condition with all tubes, coils, and instruction manual.  Displayed with this radio (in larger image) are a spark gap generator, two DeForest Audion Bulbs, and a Parker Pin.  This radio was given to me by Helen Smith, the wife of broadcast pioneer, T. Frank Smith, Sr., W5VA.

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Zenith 6-D-525
1941 Black Dial with "Z" Knobs
Walnut case with tortoise shell handle
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Audio-Tone Super 5
Date unknown.  Battery set with bakelite front.   If you know anything about this radio please e-mail.
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Zenith 7-S-633
1942 AM/SW in mint condition.  One of my favorite radios.
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Silvertone 6050
A nice old 1947 with very deco grill
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Atwater Kent Model 47
This radio was rusted and nearly destroyed.
Repainted by local custom auto house.
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Zenith H503
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RCA 56X5
1946 AM/SW "12,000 Miler"
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RCA 45X18
Restored and refinished
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Philco 42-322
AM/SW wood cabinet in excellent condition.
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Zenith 6-D-2620
1942 "Boomerang" dial
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Aviola 6D1-612
6D1-612 chassis in handmade
cedar wood case.  In very poor condition when acquired.  Refinished and restored.
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Philco D2622
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RCA 45X3
1940 wood table radio
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RCA WR35
Mfg for RCA by Westinghouse
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Philco 42-321
1942 wood table radio
Not sure if white is original
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Motorola 55B1U
1955 tube portable
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Motorola 56M3A
1959 tube portable

 

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