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Motorola 53H (1953)
(Bakelite tube table radio)

Motorola 53H (1953)

THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!

Here’s a Motorola Atomic designed radio from 1953 in a beautiful Black Bakelite case (not repainted). Mid-Century at its best. It seems to be a collector's favorite. This atomic era radio is also affectionately referred to as Motorola's "dashboard" model or as some folks call it "Jetson." The cabinet retains an original beautiful glossy black without any paint loss, nor scratches, nor "rubs"...simply a 9.5 out of 10 IMHO. The knobs, dial, back, "brights," etc. are all original. Great looking, clear slide-rule dial. Just an outstanding specimen. The white metal mesh grille is in excellent original condition with no dents, dings, rust, or warping + the Motorola badge in the middle of grille. Surprisingly, this model was not designed with a tuning dial light. This model was also offered in gray, blue, green and black. This set is playing very well and picking up all my local AM stations & beyond without any problem. Sorry for a few reflections from the gloss black cabinet. Very clean, completely restored chassis. Another great radio from my personal, smoke-free collection. About 11-1/2"W (knob-to-knob, whereas only 8-1/2"W across the top) x 6-1/2"H x 7"D.

Motorola 53H (1953)

THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!

Here’s a Motorola Atomic designed radio from 1953 in a beautiful Black Bakelite case (not repainted). Mid-Century at its best. It seems to be a collector's favorite. This atomic era radio is also affectionately referred to as Motorola's "dashboard" model or as some folks call it "Jetson." The cabinet retains an original beautiful glossy black without any paint loss, nor scratches, nor "rubs"...simply a 9.5 out of 10 IMHO. The knobs, dial, back, "brights," etc. are all original. Great looking, clear slide-rule dial. Just an outstanding specimen. The white metal mesh grille is in excellent original condition with no dents, dings, rust, or warping + the Motorola badge in the middle of grille. Surprisingly, this model was not designed with a tuning dial light. This model was also offered in gray, blue, green and black. This set is playing very well and picking up all my local AM stations & beyond without any problem. Sorry for a few reflections from the gloss black cabinet. Very clean, completely restored chassis. Another great radio from my personal, smoke-free collection. About 11-1/2"W (knob-to-knob, whereas only 8-1/2"W across the top) x 6-1/2"H x 7"D.

Sold by Tom Hunt on July 31, 2023
Listed price on date of sale - $279.00
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