Antique Cathedral Style Tabletop Radios

Popular during the Depression, cathedral-style tabletop radios became icons of pre-war America. The 'cathedral' moniker comes from the design, with a top and front resembling the ornate facades of European cathedrals. Cathedral table top radios were popular during the Depression due to their affordability (their shape required less material to make). The style was short lived, however, with the majority produced between the mid 1920s and early 1930s.


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