The so called Art Deco “plastic” radios are generally made of BakeliteCatalin or Plaskon.

All these plastics were used in radios for its electrical non conductivity and heat resistance properties.

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Fada 1000

Made in USA 1945

 

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Fada 652

Made in USA 1946 

 


The first plastic radios were made exclusively of Bakelite (Most of them in dark color due to Bakelite limitations.)


Catalin was introduced in the 30’s and any color became possible.

Bright and colorful radios were born.


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DeWald Table Radio, Catalin Plastic Cabinet, Model A-502

Made in USA 1946


These radios are nowadays 

highly collectible  






Vintage Art Deco Radios

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Rare Arvin 532 Catalin Bakelite Radio in Butterscotch with Tortoise Trim

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Green RCA Tulip Grill Catalin Radio

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Kadette radio

Bakelite and Catalin with a Plaskon top
Made in USA 1936
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Bendix Catalin Radio Model 526C

Made In USA, Circa 1946
Vintage_General_Electric_Wood_Table_Radio_With_Push_Buttons,_Model_321,_Broadcast_Band_Only_(MW),_6_Tubes,_AC-DC_Set,_Made_In_USA,_Circa_1946_(14739030240)

General Electric Wood Table Radio with Push Buttons, Model 321

Made In USA, Circa 1946
 




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