Antique Bakelite Radios

March 21, 2009

Catalin Radio.com has an incredible website with lots of images and information on antique radios from the 1920’s-1950’s.  I’m obsessed with these antique Bakelite radios.  It’s no wonder why these radios are so highly sought after and collectible.

Emerson designed by Mr. Raymond Loewy

Emerson designed by Mr. Raymond Loewy

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I love the Deco styling of this one!

I love the Deco styling of this one!

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Globe radio designed by Mr. Raymond Loewy

Globe radio designed by Mr. Raymond Loewy

The marbeling is amazing!

The marbeling is amazing!

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Extremely rare radio from the 1930's

Extremely rare Sparton Nocturne radio from the 1930's

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4 Responses to “Antique Bakelite Radios”

  1. […] invisibleagent placed an observative post today on Antique Bakelite Radios « The Invisible AgentHere’s a quick excerptCatalin Radio.com has an incredible website with lots of images and information on antique radios from the 1920’s-1950’s. I’m obsessed with these antique Bakelite radios. It’s no wonder why these radios are so highly sought after and … […]

  2. Jacques said

    Hi
    Very interresting, is this geniune antique or imitations?

  3. I restore old Bakelite telephones, does anyone know the best method for cleaning and polishing Bakelite ? Many thanks Karen

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