What an unusual yet fantastic & Rare Art Deco Chinoiserie Valve ~ Tube Radio Original & Working , is this one!
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This is a Fantastic decorators piece & one guaranteed to catch the attention of everyone that graces which ever room you have this in ………….. But , when you turn it on & it blast’s out some 1950’s rock & roll ….. or similar , that’s when the ooh’s & aahs will be heard!
I have never encountered one of these , in well over 30 years of dealing in antiques & a Huge array of decorative art’s & collectibles ………… I have seen ‘radio grams’ with Chinoiserie decorated cabinets ~ yet Never a value or tube radio with Chinoiserie decoration hand applied direct to the radio. Making each and every radio produced unique , due to variations and differences to each piece.
Dating to the ww2 period or Just after , this very attractive & appealing piece was survived it’s 70 years of life remarkably well , while remaining in 100% untouched original condition as well!
Equally Amazing is the fact that the radio still works as it did , when made around 70 yr’s ago! That fact alone puts the piece into a totally different category altogether & with the fact that this is not just an attractive & rare piece to have on display , to help decorate which ever room that it is placed in ……………. but that it can also be used whenever required & with a Totally unique sound that this amazing value radios broadcast ……… this one will most definitely add stacks of ambience to any room , especially when the ‘on knob’ is turned!
As some collectors may be aware of , these U.S. made valve / tube radio’s run on a very different electrical circut/ current than what is used in Australia. Convertors can be of course purchased , yet can often have ‘hefty price tags’.
Worry Not …………………. at Hobart Town Antique Jewellery ….. when we say that WE Actually consider our customers point of view & needs Much more than the fast majority of businesses do in 2015/16! Included within the price is a Brand New unused fully boxed Transformer ~ so all You need to do …. is plug in , switch on & play!
Would You Honestly Expect THAT Level of service @ ANY large ‘Franchise Jewellers” or for that matter , ANY Other shop that you know of????
YES , we are “blowing our own trumpet” But on some occasions , that Is fine to do ….. we believe that we provide a level of service that Very Few others do supply!
At approx; 12 inches / 30 cm’s in width ……. & such a stand out piece of decorative arts from a ‘simpler time’ , it is not only a beautiful & unique piece to decorate a room with …… it is also ready to plug in , switch on & enjoy!
If you would like to purchase this extremely Rare Art Deco Chinoiserie Valve ~ Tube Radio Original & Working order Or ask any questions regarding purchasing …… please email for a prompt response.