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1936

  • Work on this object began.

2019

  • We acquired this object.

2021

  • You found it!

Model 557 Radio, 1936

This is a radio. It was designed by Walter Dorwin Teague and manufactured by Sparton Corporation. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 2019. Its medium is mirror glass, metal, wood, rubber, electrical components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Michael Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.2 × 38.1 × 19.7 cm (8 3/4 in. × 15 in. × 7 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Model 557 Radio, 1936; Designed by Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960); mirror glass, metal, wood, rubber, electrical components; H x W x D: 22.2 × 38.1 × 19.7 cm (8 3/4 in. × 15 in. × 7 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of Michael Smith; 2019-31-1-a/c

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