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Patriot

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Blue rectangular case with long red horizontal handle on top; face with red and white horizontally striped grill on left, circular red and white station selection dial above two red circular control knobs on right; each control knob with molded decoration of five-pointed star.
Designer
Norman Bel Geddes, American, 1893–1958
Manufacturer
Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corp., USA
Date
1940
Credit Line
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Medium
Cast phenolic resin (Opalon), molded urea plastic, molded cellulose acetate, embossed acetate, metal
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
2014-10-1
manufactured in
New York, New York, USA