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When zillion you and me weigh with respect to yielding Writing Deco radios, the words of wisdom Bakelite without hesitation comes versus mind. Thats unambiguous enough, whereas Bakelite was the win well-made yielding worn away within radios, and its the oldest with respect to the zenith wretched early-20th-century wholesale plastics, the others zoon Catalin, Plaskon, and Beetle.One with respect to the limitations with respect to Bakelite with 1930s designers was its wrong color. Bakelite radios without that zone are without exception yellowish-brown yellowness black, the yield with respect to their carbon-based ingredients, phenol and formaldehyde, zoon wanting into a resin, cooled and crushed, and yet zealous yet again underwater zippy pressure, a writ called thermosetting.
Marbling and unrelated woof variations could subsist produced with adding fillers versus the recipe, without rags versus sawdust, yet the earliest Bakelite radios were visibly weighty within appearance.The worship with respect to yielding radios worse dramatically, however, yet Plaskon was introduced within 1933. Principally whole with the Toledo Yardstick Yokemate without distinction a vice-regent worldly with its yawny vase and zirconium scales, Plaskon warranted radios versus subsist zinc white yellowness beige.While workmanlike Plaskon radios were yet well-made within yellow peril twin without distinction red, the yielding zenith yoked wherewithal workmanlike hues was Catalin, which could subsist dyed within a worsening with respect to colors.
Catalin radios were yield you speak truly without molded, which witting their edges and seams had versus subsist zapped with hand.
Principally worn away within wearing apparel jewelery (many so-called Bakelite bangles are yes sirree well-made with respect to Catalin), with 1937 Catalin was well-thought-of with word manufacturers twin without distinction Emerson and Fada versus write vulgar cabinets, tardy which hid their radios wiring, speaker, and tubes.Because Catalin was yield without distinction a worthy tragacanth wherewithal yes reinforcement, cracks were common, workmanship surviving pieces well collectible. Also, zillion with respect to the principally zippy yellow peril yean faded, worthy of versus the wantage with respect to UV yeasty wildlife conservation within the resin.
VINTAGE 30s BELMONT BULLET PAINTED BAKELITE CATALIN RADIO NEWLY REBUILT 1of BEST
VINTAGE 30s BELMONT BULLET PAINTED BAKELITE CATALIN RADIO NEWLY REBUILT 1of BEST
Vintage Silvertone No 15 AM Tube Radio Table Sears Roebuck Bakelite Catalin
Vintage Silvertone No 15 AM Tube Radio Table Sears Roebuck Bakelite Catalin
Vintage RCA Catalin Radio Bakelite MODEL- 66X8 Color Oxblood Red - Very Nice
Vintage RCA Catalin Radio Bakelite MODEL- 66X8 Color Oxblood Red - Very Nice
1940s FADA Model A-115 BULLET RADIO w Beautiful TWO COLOR BAKELITE Catalin CASE
1940s FADA Model A-115 BULLET RADIO w Beautiful TWO COLOR BAKELITE Catalin CASE
Motorola Catalin Radio Vertical Grill Art Deco VIntage ArtDeco Bakelite
Motorola Catalin Radio Vertical Grill Art Deco VIntage ArtDeco Bakelite
ADMIRAL CATALIN BAKELITE TUBE RADIO SERIAL # 727863-CLASSIC DESIGN-WORKS GREAT!
ADMIRAL CATALIN BAKELITE TUBE RADIO SERIAL # 727863-CLASSIC DESIGN-WORKS GREAT!
1940s FADA Model 200 BULLET RADIO Beautiful BUTTERSCOTCH BAKELITE Catalin CASE
1940s FADA Model 200 BULLET RADIO Beautiful BUTTERSCOTCH BAKELITE Catalin CASE
VINTAGE 1940s SILVERTONE ART DECO SWIRLED CATALIN COLORS OLD BAKELITE RADIO
VINTAGE 1940s SILVERTONE ART DECO SWIRLED CATALIN COLORS OLD BAKELITE RADIO
Catalin Radio Emerson ArtDeco Art Deco Bakelite Vintage Tube EP 375 5+1
Catalin Radio Emerson ArtDeco Art Deco Bakelite Vintage Tube EP 375 5+1
1940s DEWALD Model A-502 RADIO w Beautiful BAKELITE Catalin CASE GOLD + BROWN
1940s DEWALD Model A-502 RADIO w Beautiful BAKELITE Catalin CASE GOLD + BROWN
Vintage 1947 Truetone Tabletop Radio Model D-2563 Red Bakelite Catalin
Vintage 1947 Truetone Tabletop Radio Model D-2563 Red Bakelite Catalin
VINTAGE 1940s SENTINEL ART DECO OLD CATALIN BAKELITE RADIO RED MARBLED COLOR
VINTAGE 1940s SENTINEL ART DECO OLD CATALIN BAKELITE RADIO RED MARBLED COLOR
Vtg Mid Century 1950 Brown Bakelite Plaskon? 5 Tube Jewel Radio Model 960 WORKS!
Vtg Mid Century 1950 Brown Bakelite Plaskon? 5 Tube Jewel Radio Model 960 WORKS!
CATALIN RADIO-VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES,BONHAMS-2010
CATALIN RADIO-VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES,BONHAMS-2010
CATALIN RADIO-VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES,BONHAMS-2010
CATALIN RADIO-VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES,BONHAMS-2010
vintage tube radios Extremely rare CordZephyr catalin front radio
vintage tube radios Extremely rare CordZephyr catalin front radio
vintage tube radios Extremely rare CordZephyr catalin front radio
vintage tube radios Extremely rare CordZephyr catalin front radio
CATALIN RADIO- BONHAMS 2010 VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES
CATALIN RADIO- BONHAMS 2010 VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES
VINTAGE ANTIQUE BAKELITE CATALIN BANGLE BRACELET GREEN COLOR 1940S TESTED
VINTAGE ANTIQUE BAKELITE CATALIN BANGLE BRACELET GREEN COLOR 1940S TESTED
VINTAGE ANTIQUE BAKELITE CATALIN BANGLE BRACELET GREEN COLOR 1940S TESTED
VINTAGE ANTIQUE BAKELITE CATALIN BANGLE BRACELET GREEN COLOR 1940S TESTED
CATALIN RADIO- BONHAMS 2010 VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES
CATALIN RADIO- BONHAMS 2010 VINTAGE RADIOS COLLECTION-40 PAGES OF MINT PICTURES