Saturday, May 28, 2011

The beauty of these radios!

American designed tube radios are styled to fit into many different decorator settings. Personally, I enjoy the wood and plastic radio from the 1930s-1950s. Those radios that have an art deco look or art deco flair are particularly attractive. In time we will add additional photos and discuss the specific models.
The above photo shows a brand new two tone green Zenith five tube radio.  The walls of this room are beige on top, but green on the bottom wood/wall paneling. The radio offers a striking match to this den's color scheme. We still have the original box with the instruction for this Zenith. The old dried-out capacitors were replaced with modern versions. The radio looks and plays as if it were just taken out of the box! A gorgeous artistic item that easily enhances the room's decor.

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