Things from the past, new & old!
This old vintage / antique tube short-wave radio was made by Zenith in the 1940s…from 1946-1949, just after WW2.
The radio is encased in a self-cabinet, black, which has a fold down cover that locks. There is also a fold down door which encloses the radio instructions and log.
From my research, I understand that this radio was build to power by battery or 120V.
Uncertain as to it’s origin, this radio was evidently owned by a person named B.F. WEINBERG, as this name is monogrammed on the front cover in gold letters.
What a collector’s item, sure to impress you when you view it. History speaks as you view the outside, and imagine what programs were broadcast over this radio. What far-away places were visited in the mind of the listener as they came in contact with Germany or France or some Asian country? The world was a much larger place then, and travel to these areas was for most, only a dream. Can be seen here http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300925020527&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT.