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Model 8X681

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Molded plastic tabletop radio with a large central station indicator and stepped gilt-metal base. Gilt-metal knobs and dial with notched finish on front face.
Designer
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972
Office of
Henry Dreyfuss Associates, New York, New York, USA
Manufacturer
Radio Corporation of America, American, founded 1919
Date
1948
Credit Line
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Medium
Molded plastic, cast brass, chrome
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Radio
Type
Radio
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
1996-72-1
manufactured in
Bloomington, Indiana, USA