Radio Plastics Explained

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Admiral Radio model 158-5J, beetle plastic thumbnail photo of 1938 Admiral model 373-5R with pushbuttons and brass escutcheon, white plaskon 1938 Admiral Radio model 398-6M, pushbuttons and brass escutcheon, beetle plastic Admiral Radio model Little Admiral, 1939, painted bakelite
Admiral 158-5J Admiral 372-5R Admiral 398-6M Admiral
"Little Admiral"
1938 Admiral Radio model 985-6Y 2-way radio, black bakelite Admiral 5J38 marbled radio, 1954
Admiral 985-6Y Admiral 5J38

WOOD Air King Radios button
Air King model 770 radio, white plaskon, skyscraper design with magic eye tube
Air King 770

WOOD Airline Radios button
Airline Radio model 62-288 Miracle, black bakelite, magic tuning eye, pushbuttons Airline Radio model 62-351, brown bakelite, pushbuttons Airline Radio model 93WG-602B, brown bakelite, magic tuning eye tube, pushbuttons, 1939 Airline Radio model 84BR-1507, pushbuttons, 1946
Airline 62-288 Airline 62-351 Airline 93WG-602B Airline 84BR-1507
Airline Radio model 74BR-1502B, white plaskon, 1947 Airline Radio model 62-445, white plaskon, telephone dial tuning, 1938 Airline Radio model 93WG-604A, brown bakelite, pushbuttons, magic tuning eye tube, 1939 Airline Radio model 84BR-1515A, brown bakelite
Airline 74BR-1502B Airline 62-445 Airline 93WG-604A Airline 84BR-1515A
Airline Radio 93BR420, 04BR420, brown bakelite Airline Radio 62-325 brown bakelite Airline Radio model 54BR-1506A, white painted bakelite with pushbuttons, 1946 Airline Radio model 14BR-525A, brown swirled bakelite, pushbutton, 1941
Airline 93BR-420 Airline 62-325 Airline 54BR-1506A Airline 14BR-525A
Airline Radio chassis 6D7, brown bakelite
Airline 14WG-624A
Airite 3010 radio with side clock and inkwell Sengbusch inkwell
Sengbusch Airite 3010
Sengbusch inkwell
Arvin Radio model 602, brown bakelite, 1938 Arvin Radio model 68, pushbuttons, no dial, brown bakelite, 1939 Arvin Radio model 2581, salmon painted, 1958 Arvin Radio Phonograph model 302A, chrome grill, metal body, 1939
Arvin 602 Arvin 68 Arvin 2581 Arvin 302A
Arvin Radio 441T Hopalong Cassidy, metal body, 1950
Arvin 441T
Hopalong Cassidy

WOOD Automatic Radios button
Automatic Radio model 8-15, black durez bakelite, 1936 Automatic Radio Corp model Tom Thumb Jr, sun ray etchings, bakelite, 1935 Automatic Radio Corp, unknown model, brown bakelite, 1936 Automatic Radio Corp, unknown model, brown bakelite, 1936
Automatic 8-15 Automatic
Tom Thumb Jr
Automatic model? Automatic model?
Automatic Radio Corp model 440, beetle plastic Automatic Radio Corp, brown bakelite, unknow model number Automatic Radio Corp model 614X, brown bakelite Automatic Radio Corp, model 950, red catalin plastic, 1938
Automatic 440 Automatic Automatic 614X Automatic
Tom Thumb 950
Automatic Radio Corp model CL-61, white plastic Automatic Radio Corp model TT-600 hybrid radio, red plastic
Automatic CL-61 Automatic
Tom Thumb TT-600

WOOD Belmont Radios button
Belmont Radio model 526, white plaskon, pushbuttons Belmont Radio model 4B115 battery set, brown bakelite Belmont Radio model 5D128, bakelite, 1946 Belmont Radio model 638 bakelite, 1941, model 6D111 equivalent
Belmont 526 Belmont 4B115 Belmont 534
Belmont 638
Link to Belmont History Belmont Radio model 5D118, concentric dial, bakelite, 1947 Belmont Radio model 519, bakelite, 1939 Belmont Radio model 520, bakelite, side knob dial, 1939 Belmont Radio model 6D120, bakelite, 1946
Belmont 5D118 Belmont 519 Belmont 520 Belmont 642
Belmont radios
with other retailer
names on them:
Freshman Masterpiece
Good Year
Western Royal
no marking, Belmont Radio style, kit radio
kit radio
Bendix Radio model 526C green catalin cabinet, 1946
Bendix 526C
Bulova clock radio model 100, teal Bulova clock radio model 100, teal
Bulova 100 Bulova 100
Caltron, Aeolian Radio with brown bakelite cabinet, same as Ray Energy model SRB-1X
Caltron model ?
Capehart Clock Radio model C-14, 1953 Capehart Radio model T-522, red plastic, 1953
Capehart C-14 Capehart T-522
Clinton Radio with black and white plaskon 4 piece cabinet, late 30s, same as Pilot Radio model
Clinton model ?
Continental radio model 1000, white Hyde Park Continental radio model 1600, green Continental radio model 1600, yellow Continental radio model 44 Bullet
Continental 1000 Continental 1600
(Hyde Park)
Continental 1600 Continental 44
Co-op model R-546 Frog eyes radio with blue plaskon cabinet
Co-op R-546
Coronado Radio model 43-8160 brown bakelite cabinet with concentric dial, 1947 Coronado Radio model 43-8190 with white plaskon cabinet and blue trim Coronado Radio model 636 brown bakelite with pushbuttons Coronado Radio model 5D2-4A, brown bakelite, 1939
Coronado 43-8160
Coronado 43-8190 Coronado 636 Coronado 5D2-4A
Coronado Radio model 527, white plaskon, pushbuttons and side knob tuning, 1938 Coronado 527C
Coronado 527A
(Belmont 526)
Coronado 527C
(Belmont 527)

WOOD Crosley Radios button
Crosley Radio model 648, bakelite, pushbuttons, 1939 Crosley Radio model 628B, bakelite, pushbuttons, 1939 Crosley Radio model C-529A, brown bakelite with top pushbuttons, 1939 Canadian Crosley Radio model G1465, catalin cabinet
Crosley 648 Crosley 628B Crosley C-529A Crosley Canada G-1465
Crosley Radio model 10-135 Dashboard, bakelite, 1953 Crosley Clock Radio model D-25MN Dashboard, bakelite with maroon finish, 1951 Crosley Radio model 11-102 Bullseye, bakelite with green finish, 1953 Crosley Radio model 11-116U Left Bullseye, bakelite with gray finish, 1951
Crosley 10-135 Crosley D-25MN Crosley 11-102U Crosley 11-116U
Crosley Jeweler's Radio model 11-110U, reverse painted white lucite cabinet
Crosley 11-110U
Dahlberg model 4130-D11 Coin operated hospital or motel room radio with pillow speaker, 1955
Dahlberg 4130-D11
Delco Radio model R-1134 bakelite
Delco R1134

WOOD Detrola Radios button
Detrola Radio model 274 with white plaskon cabinet and red grille, 1939 Detrola Radio model 424 with brown bakelite cabinet and white plaskon grille with a handle Detrola Radio model 201 PeeWee export for Europe, same as Detrola model 219, beetle plastic, 1939 Detrola Radio model Jr, brown bakelite midget, 1938
Detrola 274 Detrola 424 Detrola
"Super PeeWee" 201
Detrola Jr.
Detrola Radio model 274 blue plaskon Detrola Radio model 211 brown bakelite with round dial Detrola Radio model 197 PeeWee with white plaskon cabinet and red knobs and feet, 1939
Detrola 274 Detrola 211 Detrola
"PeeWee" 197
Dewald Radio model B512 Clock Radio with catalin cabinet Dewald Radio model B501 Lyre or Harp with catalin cabinet Dewald Radio model Bantam, bakelite with white knobs and feet Dewald Radio model B401, white plaskon midget
Dewald B512 Dewald B501 Dewald Bantam Dewald B401
Dewald Radio model A502 with catalin cabinet Dewald Radio model 549 with white plaskon dashboard design Dewald Radio model 548 with brown bakelite dashboard design Dewald Radio model B401, brown bakelite midget
Dewald A502 Dewald 549 Dewald 548 Dewald B401

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