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From our 1950s Home Appliance Page
1956 Silvertone AM-FM Radio
More sensitive, more highly styled than any other AM-FM table radio that's been sold. Features the dual-cone speaker, AM-FM tuner and the spot light dials that pinpoint your station.. separate light for each band. Tuned RF stage acts as built-in booster for weak FM signals. Built-in antennas for AM and FM. You'll enjoy FM radio for it rejects static and provides the proper contrast between loud and soft musical passages. Use outdoor turnstile FM antenna for best results in FM fringe areas. AM-FM take-off jack provided in rear for use with external amplifier system. Six-inch dual-cone speaker produced rich full tone and ample volume. Equipped with tone control and phonograph input jack. Super powered chassis. Iron core coils minimize warm-up drift. Seven powerful tubes plus rectifier. Gleaming plastic cabinet in modern design. Comes in brown or ivory.
From our 1950s Furniture Page
1950 Duncan Phyfe Table Set
The Duncan Phyfe 30 by 48 inch table opens to 30 by 60 inches. Graceful table extends on gear-type slides. Semi-oval plastic top in mother-of-pearl effect green, red, sunshine yellow or dawn gray. Chrome-plated tubular steel apron... large twelve inch center leaf. Chairs in your choice of two styles; window-back or solid back. Upholstered in stain-resistant, washable vinyl plastic.