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Object ID 000634

Object Name RCA Victor Radio

Object Desc Chestnut brown wooden RCA "Victor" standing radio. RCA opened in 1919. In 1929 it acquired Victor Talking Machine Co and began producing phonographs--later radios.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000606

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Telecommunication


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords radios,Radio Corporation of America,RCA,

Title RCA Victor Radio

Description Chestnut brown wooden RCA "Victor" standing radio. RCA opened in 1919. In 1929 it acquired Victor Talking Machine Co. and began producing phonographs--later radios. Decorative screen covering speaker component. Brown wooden dial knobs (one missing).


Approx Collection Date

Height 42.5

Length 25

Width 12.5

Depth 13

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The radio cabinet is 42.5 inches tall, 25 inches long across the front, 12.5 inches wide and 13 inches deep

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Radio Corporation of America

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY606



Date MAR 27,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes One knob missing (second from right). Some dust and residue in carvings on panels, legs and feet--can be cleaned and refinished. Several scratches on proper left side of radio cabinet (appx. 11). 2in scratch across middle of of proper right side panel--underlying wood exposed. One chip on middle right top edge of radio cabinet. Finish rubbed off on upper left front panel of radio cabinet (appx. 2.5in). Crescent shaped scrape above knob on left side of front panel. White stain on right side of screen covering speakers. Several inch long scratches on top of cabinet, at least 6