These are just some of the antique radios we’ve sold over the past 22 years. If you see one you can’t live without, let us know. We might get lucky and locate its sibling.
With the advent of commercial broadcasting in late 1920, radios left the realm of the hardcore amateur enthusiast — the drooling, wild-eyed loner assembling homemade receivers in the garage in order to extract bits of Morse Code from the ether — and entered the mainstream of life. To the uninitiated, the earliest broadcast receivers looked like talking brown boxes, but by 1923, manufacturers like Westinghouse, Federal and Zenith were building radios with an emphasis on design as much as on performance.
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