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1952

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2R51 Radio, 1952

This is a Radio. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and manufactured by Radio Corporation of America, RCA Victor Division. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is molded plastic, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

14.5 x 22 x 8.6 cm (5 11/16 x 8 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

2R51 Radio, 1952; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; molded plastic, metal; 14.5 x 22 x 8.6 cm (5 11/16 x 8 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1996-72-2

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