Seller: rollerboy76 (3,878) 100%, Location: N.S.W Next To Sydney Airport, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 113758865624 STUNNING Late 1930's Vintage Art Deco AWA RADIOLA Brown Bakelite Valve Radio Click images to enlarge Description Sensational Vintage Art Deco late 1930's AWA 'RADIOLA' Mottled Brown Bakelite Valve Radio Superb Condition...Fully Restored & Ready To Enjoy this amazing AWA bakelite valve radio is excellent original used condition & one of the very best examples of this classic Australian model that you will find sparkling, rich mottled walnut brown bakelite case eye-catching original multi-state central tuning dial with a striking nickel plated surround stylish original matching bakelite tuning knobs, complemented below by 'THE FISK RADIOLA' centre badge proudly featuring the iconic AWA company logo contasting two-tone weave speaker cloth, set behind a prominent multi-vent speaker grille recently serviced & in prime working order measuring... 34cm wide...34cm high...23cm deep overall a super example of this very collectable Australian radio circa early 1938...its elegant cabinet design continued the success of the Radiola brand to make it AWA's & perhaps even Australia's most popular & longest running nameplates ever...its classic design makes it ideal for any Art Deco or even contemporaryt hemed lounge, study or entry, it is ready to display & enjoy in your home or collection, it would make an ideal gift...so at a $0.99 no reserve start be sure you do not miss out.!. Your Total Satisfaction Is My Number One Priority. For More Than 14 Years Since 2005 I Have Sold Over 1500 Vintage Radios & Radio Related Items On eBay. I try my very best to maintain high standards of excellence here on eBay & strive for FIVE STAR 100% customer satisfaction. POSITIVE feedback is very important to me. Please contact me immediately BEFORE you leave a NEUTRAL or NEGATIVE feedback, so that we can satisfactorily address any concerns you may have. PLEASE NOTE...before listing I plugged the radio in & switched it on...the dial & valves all lit up & within about 20seconds ( warm up time ) I was easily able to tune in all my local AM Sydney stations, with excellent sound...the radio has been recently serviced with all underperforming parts replaced as required...radio reception does vary from location to location so the use of an aerial may be required if you experience poor reception in your area....please remember though that this is a vintage electrical item...it is sold 'as is' & as seen in the pictures...I can give no guarantees as to its continued working condition & recommend that it be checked by a qualified service technician before operating ( as should all vintage electrical items ) CONDITION...the radio is in excellent original used condition with the original tuning dial...original dial window...original tuning knobs...quality replacement AWA centre badge...vintage style speaker cloth...updated new 'old style' cloth cord & original bakelite plug all present & in great condition...the radio has been beautifully polished / cleaned & has a lovely shine...with the exception of one small ultra fine hairline fracture that looks more like a fine stratch & is shown in picture 13...the radio has no chips, other fractures or repairs & the stunning mottled deep walnut brown bakelite case retains its original beautiful soft lustre this classic model is showcased on pages 70 - 72 of the exciting book on bakelite radios RADIO DAYS ( which is shown in picture 16 & not included in this auction ) but can be purchased simply by looking at the sellers other items RADIO DAYS Finally, this is the book that bakelite radio collectors have been waiting for...it is beautiful, comprehensive, professionally produced and affordable. From 1932 to 1954...see all the models and all the sets in all their amazing colours. RADIO DAYS is a lavishly produced, beautifully presented 264 page hardcover book displaying over 400 radios in high quality photographs. There are 25 pages of text plus rare advertisements and memorabilia which complement the history of the bakelite radio in Australia. For the first time the major collectors in Australia brought their radios together to ensure all the models and all the variations could be properly photographed and presented together in this unique reference book. RADIO DAYS is a unique photographic history of Australian bakelite radios and will become the standard reference for collectors. The authors are bakelite radio collectors and the quality of the book and the price reflect their objective to highlight the charms of these wonderful domestic appliances of yesterday and give fellow collectors a book all can be proud of. At $54.99 plus postage and packing which is outlined below, this is amazing value. 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About Us I collect many things including ceramics such as SylvaC & Falcon Ware...vintage radios...vintage toys, tin, plastic, diecast...French & deco clocks & many unusual items particularly bakelite & items of industrial design...i sell antique, vintage, used items that are often from my own collection usually because i have run out of room in my house.!.i also offer a range of vintage radios from parts to first class examples. Contact Us I do my very best to maintain high standards of excellence and strive for 100% customer satisfaction! Feedback is very important to me. Please contact me immediately BEFORE you leave neutral or negative feedback, so that we can satisfactorily address your concerns. It is impossible to address issues if i do not know about them! PLEASE LOOK AT THE PICTURES CAREFULLY...I AM NO EXPERT & HAVE DESCRIBED THE ITEM TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE...PLEASE ASK ALL QUESTIONS BEFORE BIDDING BY CLICKING ON THE 'CONTACT SELLER' ICON AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE & I WILL HAPPILY ANSWER A.S.A.P Pictures sell! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.250+ Listing Templates! Auctiva gets you noticed! The complete eBay Selling Solution. Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: Used, Condition: Fully Restored & Working...Simply STUNNING !