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1949 Emerson Tube Radio Model 561 Raymond Loewy

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    Posted 4 years ago

    fortapache
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    This radio was designed by Raymond Loewy for Emerson. It is a tube radio circa 1949 with a Bakelite case. It is 11" x 8" x 7". It is supposed to work although I haven't checked it yet.
    Looking inside the handle area the tubes can be seen. Usually there would be a removable back on radios like these to replace tubes. This one could only be accessed from the base. It is a bit more stylish than the typical case.

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    Comments

    1. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      Yes it is very stylish!!!
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Nice one!! That electrical plug definitely shows it's an old one.
    3. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 4 years ago
      That's a Beautiful radio!!
      Love the colors and design. ! :)
    4. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much TassieDevil.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much Scott. Yes the cord looks original.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      And thank you very much nutsabotas6.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      vetraio50
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    8. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      Had one of these on the farm, remember it fondly !
    9. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much Phil. Glad to bring back the memories.
    10. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much Thomas.
    11. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      brunswick
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      SEAN68
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      buckethead
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