Object Timeline

1937

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2019

  • We acquired this object.

2021

Model 558-C Radio

This is a radio. It was designed by Walter Dorwin Teague and manufactured by Sparton Corporation. It is dated 1937 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 558-C Radio; 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; 2019-31-2

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