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 "Tulip Grille" (1937)

Air Castle "Tulip Grille" (1937)

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

 

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)

 

Amrad 716 Tombstone (Crosley, 1936)

Amrad 716 Tombstone (Crosley, 1936)

Amrad Radio was one of the early and quality makers of battery radios (1920's) and parts for the people who assembled kits. The brand name was so desired that it was bought by Crosley Radio of Cincinnati to market a higher quality line of radios. You can see the tall and impressive radio with the five colored oversized dial. The radio is an advanced seven-tube super-het offering short/long wave and broadcast (AM). Being a higher tube count, this radio offers superior reception and a scarce model. The condition of the radio is spectacular, with a fine original American walnut veneer cabinet. The speaker cloth is period correct reproduction and the wood knobs. My tech has completed his highly professional repairs and the radio is dramatic in performance. Clearly this will be a fine set to own. The radio has a mini-jack installed to allow your connection of any modern type of device. Now you can choose your content played through the set. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 21"H x 16-1/2"W x 9-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961539)

 

Arvin 617 "Rhythm Maid" (1936)

Arvin 617 "Rhythm Maid" (1936)

You are looking at a scarce model in nice condition. The radio is part of a series of which this was the second to largest model. This radio is very unique with a massively sized (6-1/2") and multi-color dial with a dramatic detailing of various stations. The radio is a super sensitive six-tube super-het that offers both AM and shortwave. The cabinet is in original condition with a bit of wear for the 83+ years of service. I deemed it in good enough condition to sustain the original finish with a bit of touch up of the base and knobs. I think my detail photos show the condition. The set retains a decent factory original speaker cloth and the wood knobs that came from the factory. The radio has been completely repaired by my professional technician and it plays, as you would expect, perfectly. The radio has been fitted with a mini-jack to allow you to connect it to many modern devices. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! The large size makes the listening all the better! 21-1/4"H x 17"W x 13"D. $1,195.00. (0961559)

 

Atwater Kent 82 Cathedral (1933)

Atwater Kent 82 Cathedral (1933)

This is the most desired of Atwater Kent cathedral radios. This particular radio is a nice example. The company had a fine reputation for making the finest radios of this era. The fine electronics were the most advanced of the early super-het era, and the factory made some of the finest cabinets as well. Note the fine zebra wood veneers on the radio's arch and hand lathed barley twist columns. This particular radio has been refinished and has had one small veneer repair on the left side (see photo). The speaker cloth is a period correct reproduction, 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 power cord and Bakelite plug, both reproduction and making the radio a safe set to play. Bluetooth is available for $25! 19"H x 15-1/2"W x 10"D. $995.00. (0961546)

 

Atwater Kent 84 Cathedral (1932)

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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)

 

Atwater Kent 447 Tombstone (1933)

Atwater Kent 447 Tombstone (1933)

Atwater Kent was the best factory of the era. They made highly crafted cabinets with the finest electronics of the era. This was the top of the line, being a seven-tube super-het with AVC. Playing both AM and SW, this was their best model. Note the finely handcrafted inlay banding the upper part of the radio. The radio before you is an excellent example with a original factory finish and period correct replacement speaker cloth. The shadow graph is working weakly like they all do; this example is a spectacular one and is considered to be the bluest of blue chip radios. My technician has done a fantastic job replacing all of the rubber coated wires and drive wheel for the tuning assembly. This deluxe model offers macro/micro tuning through a transmission assembly. The radio has a mini-jack installed at no charge. You simply will never find a finer example of this top of the line model! These using the mini-jack with your input device or computer allow an unlimited amount of content with a higher level of fidelity than broadcast radio. Bluetooth is available for $25 additional! 21"H x 16"W x 12"D. $1,695.00. (0961540)

 

Climax UE-54 (1936)

Climax UE-54 (1936)

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

 

Commander of the Air (model unknown) (1933)

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Commander of the Air (model unknown) (1933)

I have spent days in researching the maker of this radio and came up with virtually nothing. Clearly the radio was a very high quality and early model…but my research was in vain. It is a full sized cathedral radio and the electronics were patented by RCA during the Armstrong patent era. My tech offered the chassis resembled those made by the Chicago, IL, based RPC. RPC made many radios for other companies and especially house brands. I sense the radio has been refinished by an earlier collector with reproduction and period correct speaker cloth. I noted the fancy floral Bakelite knobs, which are seen only on the more deluxe radios of the era. The radio is a six-tube TRF and as thus, is a robust player. My tech's effort has been rewarded with a fine player which uses earlier technology. His addition of a mini-jack offers you the ability to connect this wonderful AM radio to any modern external device. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 18-1/2"H x 16"W x 12"D. $595.00. (0961565)

 

Crosley 179 "Dual Four" Tombstone (1934)

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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)

 

Crosley 1055EK "Centurion" Tombstone (1935)

Crosley 1055EK "Centurion" Tombstone (1935)

When they made the higher tube count radios, the radios were quite special. This "Centurion" model is the perfect example of the best ones made. Contained within is a monstrous ten-tube super-het chassis that offers dramatic reception on both AM and shortwave. The added benefit of a full range 8-inch speaker makes the radio sound all the better! The set is a nearly perfect example with the entire factory supplied parts and "9" cosmetic original finish. There is a bit of wear on the right side, but I deemed it not to justify a refinish. You may see this wear in photo#4. The radio offers dual tuning, macro and micro in a watch dial type of configuration, which is brightly lit by a pair of dial lamps. The famous Crosley logo is quite striking. My tech gave his professional repairs to return the radio to the original superlative performance and it really is extremely sensitive. The shadow graph does perform on the strongest signals and the tone control adds a bonus feature. Our mini-jack has been installed to allow you to plug your modern device and play from you own content. Bluetooth is available for only $25 additional! 19-7/8"H x 16-1/4"W x 11-1/2"D. $695.00. (0961543)

 

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)

 

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)

 

Freshman Masterpiece Mini-Cathedral (1933)

Freshman Masterpiece Mini-Cathedral (1933)

I always love these mini cathedral radios. They all have the character of the larger radios, but with a much smaller size. These were designed to allow buyers to take radio from the living rooms into the kitchen and bedrooms, offering a decent level of performance and in small package. This particular radio was made by Belmont Radio, and displays with all of the intensity of quality manufacture and craftsmanship. The condition is factory original with the exception of period correct replacement speaker cloth. The radio has been professionally repaired and for a four-tube receiver, it plays extremely well. My technician has added a fine reproduction cloth covered power cord and new Bakelite plug for your safe operation. The radio has a mini-jack installed to allow a direct connect to any modern type of phone, pad or other new device. Add Bluetooth for only $25! 13-1/2"H x 11-1/4"W x 8"D. $459.00. (0961517)

 

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)

 

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)

 

Gulbranson 7L (1938)

Gulbranson 7L (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 six-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 an exact reproduction pattern. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the radio is quite impressive. I have had only one other of 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. (0961528)

 

Howard World Seven Tombstone (1936)

Howard World Seven Tombstone (1936)

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

 

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

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

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

 

Jesse French "G" (1931)

Jesse French "G" (1931)

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

 

Kadette 790 (1939)

Kadette 790 (1939)

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

 

International Kadette 845 (1938)

International Kadette 845 (1938)

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

 

International Kadette JS Cathedral (1933)

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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)

 

Majestic 75 Tombstone (1937)

Majestic 75 Tombstone (1937)

You are looking at a terrific radio. The set offers superior performance on both broadcast and shortwave bands, with a bright new super sensitive tuning eye. The seven-tube super-het chrome plated chassis shows the highest caliber of manufacture. The cabinet has been professionally refinished and the radio has accurate reproduction speaker cloth. Importantly, the radio retains the unique Majestic wood knobs from the factory. The radio is highlighted by one of the most dramatic dials you will see in these relics. The back painted glass dial is covered with lettering and foreign station locations with the printing in excellent condition. The dial indicator back lights behind the dial. My technician has completed his professional repairs and the set plays as you would expect a deluxe model to do. His installation of a mini-jack allows the connection of any modern device, thus you can listen to any content of choice. Attach the radio to your phone, pad or computer for an unlimited and often free music. Bluetooth is available for only $25.00 additional! This is an impressively sized unit at 22"H x 15-1/2"W x 12"D. $795.00. (0961547)

 

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

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

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

 

Musette 51 Tombstone (1932)

Musette 51 Tombstone (1932)

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

 

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 90 Cathedral (1933)

Philco 90 Cathedral (1933)

Long recognized as the classic cathedral radio, the Philco 90 is a beauty. Designed by the famous Edward Combs, the "90" was the very top of the line. This nine-tube powerhouse is a tremendous super-het. The radio had the very latest technology, including automatic volume control. The condition is very good considering it is 84+ years old. Clearly the radio is an older and skillfully refinished cabinet. It has all the factory-installed parts and period correct reproduction speaker cloth. The radio has been refinished with a high luster, hand rubbed lacquer finish. I noted this particular example offered the most dramatic matched mahogany veneers. The craftsmanship is fantastic! The markings on the dial show clearly when the radio is on. The collector did a very nice job. My tech has done a complete and perfect repair. The radio plays loud and clearly with an excellent level of selectivity. The radio has a fine silk reproduction replacement cord with a new Bakelite plug for your safe use. He added a mini-jack for your auxiliary input device. Bluetooth is available for an additional $25! 19"H x 17"W x 12"D. $995.00. (0961564)

 

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 6T-1 Tombstone (1937)

RCA 6T-1 Tombstone (1937)

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

 

RCA 6T5 Tombstone (1937)

RCA 6T5 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 six-tube model with a new green tuning eye which has dramatic sensitivity. 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 has been refinished in a terrific manner. The speaker cloth is a reproduction of a period correct pattern. The knobs are originals. There is a minor blemish to the veneer, hard to see on the left side so please study photo #4. 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! 20-3/4"H x 13-1/4"W x 10"D. $599.00. (0961515)

 

RCA T8-14 Tombstone (1937)

RCA T8-14 Tombstone (1937)

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

 

Remler 21 "The Minuette" (1932)

Remler 21 "The Minuette" (1932)

This is a scarce radio from a west coast factory. Very tiny in size, and super ornate with a Middle Eastern flavor to the cabinet design. As you can see the condition of the cabinet and grille are with a decent factory finish. The speaker cloth and knobs are accurate replacements. The tiny size of this early four-tube chassis was highly unusual along with the early style tuning dial. These tiny radios were favored in smaller rooms, such as a den or bedroom. The extremely ornate veneer makes for a very decorative set. The four-tube chassis offers, as you would expect, a limited amount of selectivity and sound output. These radios were scarce and fragile in design, so to find such a nice example is a rare treat! My technician has done a complete repair and returned the radio to its factory like new operation. He added a fine silk/cotton cord and new plug for safe use. The radio plays on the broadcast band only. 12-1/2"H x 10"W x 8"D. $499.00. (0961068)

 

Silver-Marshall 846 Tombstone (1935)

Silver-Marshall 846 Tombstone (1935)

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

 

Silvertone 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)

 

Silvertone 4789 (1938)

Silvertone 4789 (1938)

Here is a terrific radio. Made for Sears by a fine Chicago factory, Wells-Gardner, this high quality radio is a tremendous player. The sophisticated eight-tube super-het chassis is highlighted by a brand new green eye tube which dances as you tune between the stations. The radio also offers a unusual tuning dial which in the time was called a "telephone dial," which was similar to the type of telephones of the era. The radio was refinished by the previous owner and the work is superb, with reproduction speaker cloth. The balance of the Tenite knobs and escutcheon are originals. The dial cover is a replacement. This is a rather large table radio, which along with the large chassis and speaker, offers a dramatic sound. The unusual form will also delight you as it unique. Add Bluetooth for $25. 23-3/4"W x 14-1/2"H x 12"D. $695.00. (0961550)

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

Stromberg-Carlson 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)

 

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-724 (1939)

Truetone D-724 (1939)

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

 

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)

 

Wilcox-Gay A-29 Tombstone (1936)

Wilcox-Gay A-29 Tombstone (1936)

Here is one of the wildest styled tombstones made. The radio sports an abstract metal grille in a very decorative mahogany cabinet. The oversized dial lights in a dramatic fashion for nighttime listening. The radio is a six-tube super-het chassis offering both broadcast and shortwave reception. The radio cabinet has been refinished in an authentic manner and highlights the veneers. The speaker cloth is a period correct reproduction and the knobs are the factory originals. My tech has completed his professional repairs and I found this radio to be a terrific player. The radio has a mini-jack added to the electronics to allow you to connect the radio to any modern devices. Now you can listen to anything you wish from any other source device. Add a Bluetooth device for only $25 additional! 15-3/4"H x 12-3/4"W x 8-1/2"D. $795.00. (0961529)

 

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

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

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

 

Zenith 5-S-127 Tombstone (1936)

Zenith 5-S-127 Tombstone (1936)

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

 

Zenith 5-S-228 Tombstone (1938)

Zenith 5-S-228 Tombstone (1938)

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

 

Zenith 7-S-28 Tombstone (1936)

Zenith 7-S-28 Tombstone (1936)

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

 

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

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 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 professionally in a hand rubbed lacquer finish and the radio has accurate reproduction 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 optional 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. (0961553)

 

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 10-S-130 Tombstone (1937)

Zenith 10-S-130 Tombstone (1937)

This large and commanding tombstone radio was Zenith's top-of-the-line table model for 1937. The cabinet is indisputably the "squared-circle" edition of the "big black dial." This is gracefully accented with vented side pilasters and an uncomplicated upper grille area to create a refreshingly clean and simple appearance. This is a rare radio and one fine playing set. The finish is a professionally done high luster lacquer. 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. 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. This is the fourth one of these I have had in eight years, so don't let it get away; these are highly collectable and rare. Bluetooth is available! 23"H x 17-1/2"W x 13-1/2"D. $2,495.00. (0961556)

 

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

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

This is one of the most collectible of these old radios and displayed on the popular television program "The Waltons." This is an extremely large model with a dramatic sound quality and it is the top of the model line. The condition of the cabinet is a professional refinish with a high degree of duplication of the original. The speaker cloth is factory original and the knobs the iconic "Z" wood knobs. The shutters are smooth as silk, with the ease of the flywheel tuning. This is the twelve-tube chassis with the correct 670 ohm speaker. All parts are original to the radio along with the factory tag. My tech has replaced all of the components required to update the radio and ensure that you enjoy problem free ownership. The motor drive works perfectly, in both directions. The shutters work as smooth as silk. The chassis is very clean. We have added a mini-jack allowing you to connect to an external device. This will allow you an unlimited choice of content. Bluetooth device added at no additional cost. 23-1/4"H x 17-3/4"W x 13"D. $3,995.00. (0961541)

 

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)
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