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Model 566

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Circular blue mirrored glass face; three horizontal chromed metal bands just below center, intersecting central contentric chromed metal circles containing tuning dial surrounded by speaker grille; three circular chromed metal control knobs at left, right, and below speaker grille; two spherical black feet.
Designer
Walter Dorwin Teague, American, 1883–1960
Manufacturer
Sparton Corporation, Founded 1900
Date
1934
Credit Line
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Medium
Mirrored glass, chrome-plated metal, painted wood, woven textile
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
2018-22-1
manufactured in
Jackson, Michigan, USA