RCA “Smoker’s Radio” This RCA AM table radio has the unique feature of a built in cigarette lighter! (click any image to view full-sized.) It’s nothing high-tech, even by 1956 standards, but a standard cigarette lighter as would be found on the dashboard of any automobile of that time. When found, the lighter element […]
The Vogue Radio-Mike was the forerunner to the Mister Microphone and other devices that enabled the user to become a home broadcaster. You could amaze and mystify your friends by broadcasting your own voice over your own radio. It was sold by mail-order through ads that appeared in magazines, such as Popular Mechanics. This unit […]
This radio is a GLF model F-770, circa 1948. GLF stands for Grange League Federation, which was a farmer’s co-op in upstate New York. In the late forties, the Grange League Federation founded six FM stations in upstate New York and formed the Rural Radio Network to serve farming communities. They marketed these well-built 10 […]
This beautiful radio is The Auditron Single Channel FM Radio, with the original box! This radio does not have a tuning control. It is set to receive a single station. The knob below the phony dial is merely a fine-tuning control. This one came factory tuned to WFLN-FM, the now defunct Philadelphia classical […]
This late nineteen-fifties Emerson model 908 table radio received stereo broadcasts years before the current FM multiplex stereo standard was adopted. Some AM&FM broadcast stations were starting to experiment with stereo broadcasting by using their AM signal for the left channel and their FM for the right, or vice-versa. This radio allows you to listen […]
GE “Atomic 440” Radio From the “Atomic” design style of the 1950’s. I saw one of these radios in an old photo of WBJC’s transmitter site (actual picture!), so I had to have one! This GE “Atomic 440” radio has seven tubes and a selenium rectifier. There is a phono input on the back. I […]
This Emerson radio dates back to the late 1940’s. The cabinet was designed by the studios of Raymond Loewy, famed industrial designer. Lowey was responsible for the design of the Shell Oil logo, Studebaker automobiles, Coca-cola products and the US postal service eagle logo. It was quite unusual for a company like Emerson to build […]
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