Reference Guide- The Correct Chassis by Make/Model

This Section is a collector’s guide to the correct chassis by make/model.  As you consider a purchase an antique radio, confirming the radio has the original/correct chassis is an important issue.  Please make sure you have a definitive answer before making purchase. Most collectors do not play their radios, but originality of the chassis effects value.

Air King 770

'Skyscraper'

Plaskon

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Addison 5

'Courthouse'

Catalin

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Bendix 526C

Catalin

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Copely  Model 633

Store Brand

Wood

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EH Scott Philharmonic

Gothic Grand Console

Wood Imperial Console

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Emerson BT245

'Louver Grille' Tombstone

Catalin

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Emerson 400

'Patriot'

Catalin

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Emerson EP375

'5+1'

Catalin

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FADA 5F60

Catalin 

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FADA L56

Catalin

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FADA 711

'Dip Top'

Catalin

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General Electric L571

 Catalin

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General Television 591, A5A

 Catalin or Baskelite

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G&F Searchlight

 Wood

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Garod 126

'3-Ring'

Catalin

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Motorola 51X15/16

"S" Grille

Catalin

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RCA Model 40X-56

'New York World's Fair'

Wood, Repwood

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RCA RC350

'Tulip'

Catalin

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Sentinel 284 NI/NB

'Wavy Grille' and 'Open Face'

 Catalin

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Silver 159

'Circle'

Wood

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Silvertone

'Roy Rogers' # 4  

1950's

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Silvertone 6012 

"Rocket"

Bakelite

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Sparton 154B

'Bluebird'

Mirror

Canadian Version of Sparton 566

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Sparton 500C 

Catalin Cabinet 

Cloisenne´ Faceplate

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Sparton 557

'Sled'

Mirror 

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Sparton 6128

"Lobster" 

Wood

Ingraham Cabinet

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Zenith 5S228

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NOTE: Catalin radios are typically sold as "not in working condition". It is Catalin Store's sales policy to sell all of its radio as "not working". If you buy a radio and intend to listen to it, it is vital you bring the radio to a vintage electronics expert to check it out and do the repairs to assure the radio's safe operation.