The Mark Woolley Collection of Vintage Radios

19 Dec 2007, starting at 10:00 EST .

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Fada 711 1946 Yellow case with white knobs and handle. Height 5 3/4in; length 9 3/4in; depth 4 7/8in. Literature: John Sideli, Classic Plastic Radios of the 1930s and 1940s, New York, 1990, illustrated on page 88.

Fada 711 1946 Blue case with white knobs and handle. Height 5 3/4in; length 9 3/4in; depth 4 7/8in.

Fada 711 1946 Maroon case with white knobs and handle. Height 5 3/4in; length 9 3/4in; depth 4 7/8in.

Garod 6AU1 Commander 1945 Yellow case with red knobs, grille and handle. Height 6 3/4in; length 11in; depth 6 1/8in

Garod 6AU1 Commander 1945 Red case with yellow knobs, grille and handle. Height 6 3/4in; length 11in; depth 6 1/8in. Literature: John Sideli, Classic Plastic Radios of the 1930s and 1940s, New York, 1990, illustrated on page 98.

Garod 6AU1 Commander 1945 Yellow case with matching knobs, grille and handle. Height 6 3/4in; length 11in; depth 6 1/8in.

Garod 1B55L Drop Handle 1940 Yellow case with red knobs, grille, and drop handle. Height 7in; length 11 1/2in; depth 5 1/2in. Literature: John Sideli, Classic Plastic Radios of the 1930s and 1940s, New York, 1990, illustrated on page 91.

Garod 1B55L Drop Handle 1940 Tortoise case with matching knobs, grille and drop handle. Height 7in; length 11 1/2in; depth 5 7/8in.

Sparton 558 Sled 1937 Peach glass wraparound radio. Height 8 3/4in; length 16 3/4in; depth 7 3/4in. Note: The model 558 was an improvement upon its predecessor, the 557 of the previous year as Sparton hired famed Art Deco industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teage to re-invigorate the design. His improvements include extended engraving of the glass panels and the addition of black banded etching.

AWA Fisk Radiolette 1936 Mint green case with matching knobs. Height 11in; width 10 1/2in; depth 6 1/2in. Note: Amalgamated Wireless Australasia,(AWA). This radio was a copy of the American architectural style radios but was produced in Australia entirely of Australian parts.

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