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Standardyne AC Radio with Speaker

Description

Radio with speaker. Wood case with a hinged flat lid, s-shaped pillars on sides, Art Nouveau style inlaid scrolls at corners, tuner window, three knobs and off and on toggle switch in center, stepped molding around bottom. Metal octagonal shaped speaker with splayed base, cloth wrapped wire and plug in rear.

Details

Maker
Standard Radio Corporation (Manufacturer)
Boudette Manufacturing Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1941
Inscriptions
Front: "Standardyne / SELECTIVITY / TUNER / VOLUME / ON / OFF" Inside Cover: "Standardyne AC Model / Instructions for operating Standardyne AC Model / For use with AC current - 50 to 60 cycles - 100 to 120 volts./ [long paragraph explaining use ] / CARE MUST BE TAKEN THAT TUBES ARE PUT INTO THE PROPER SOCKETS / [three illustrations] / Standard Radio Corporation / 41 Jackson Street / Worcester Mass." Speaker: "THE / SONOCORDE / TRADE MARK / REPRODUCER / BOUDETTE MFG. CO. CHELSEA, MA / PAT OCT. 20 1925" (Inlaid, paper label)
Location of origin
Worcester, MA (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Telecommunication T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
RADIO
Dimensions
9 1/2 in (A); 19 in (B) x 21 in (A); 17 in (B) x 13 in (A); 5 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.5AB
GUSN
103610
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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