American Wireless Sets of the Twenties


The Splitdorf R500

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 Shown here with its front doors closed, this is a huge table model, very ornate with its Japanese style laquerwork, dating from 1925.

 Inside is a very impressive row of knobs, predating ganging of its tuning condensers for which a chart, having at least four columns, would have been required in order to find any stations.


Royal Radio, of Providence, Rhode Island

The Polle Royal, dating from about 1926

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