Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12

Addison Model 5D Black & Butterscotch Marbled Catalin 'Courthouse' Tube Radio

$2,995

About

This Art Deco styled vintage tube radio was made by the Addison Industries Ltd. of Canada in circa 1939. This is Addison's Model 5D, otherwise known as the 'Courthouse" model to collectors, and is done in a black and butterscotch marbled catalin This heavily marbled case is accented with butterscotch catalin grill posts and knobs and a black dial plate with a greenish tinge with cream Art Deco styled numbers. The case is in very good period condition showing no cracks, chips or hairlines and the knobs work although one has been changed at some point. This radio is in working order and has been tested on AM stations and attains considerable volume and clarity.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Width: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Depth: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Machine-MadeMetal
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1939
  • Condition
    Replacements made: The middle knob of the radio is not original and has been substituted some time ago. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. No cracks, chips, hairlines or condition issues to the catalin case. The middle knob is not original and has been changed at some point. There also may be lights in the dial plate area that are not working. The case could be cleaned and polished.
  • Seller Location
    Hamilton, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1355221522542

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Hamilton, Canada
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Hamilton, Canada
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 2010
1stDibs seller since 2015
722 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Art Deco Catalin Radio, Addison Model 5D
By Addison Industries, Ltd 1
Located in Crockett, CA
Beautiful vintage mottled red and butterscotch colored Catalin radio. It was manufactured by Addison Industries in Canada. Sometimes referred to as the "courthouse" radio. The radio ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Canadian Art Deco Historical Memorabilia

Fada Model 1000 "Bullet" Coffee and Caramel Catalin Tube Radio
By Fada
Located in Van Nuys, CA
The Fada model 1000 Catalin "Bullet" tube AM radio ranks among the design icons of the 20th century reproduced several times during the 1970s, 1980s, and 2000s. The coffee and ca...
Category

Vintage 1940s American More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Bakelite

Sparton Model 500C "Cloisonné" Catalin Radio
Located in Van Nuys, CA
The Sparton Cloisonne´ model 500C radio introduced in 1939 is a veritable Art Deco masterpiece attributed to Walter Dorwin Teague. Its compact housing features a colorful metallic sk...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Plastic

Philco Restored Tube Radio Model 70 Cathedral '1933' with MiniJack for Bluetooth
Located in Oakland, CA
Philco Cathedral radio model 70 is a beauty. Designed by Edward Combs, the “70? was the next to the top of the line. It employed Philco’s 7-tube balanced super-heterodyne chassis. Th...
Category

Vintage 1930s North American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Wood

American Art Deco Brass, Amber & Marbled Burgundy Catalin Pigeon Racing Trophy
By Leven and Son
Located in Port Hope, ON
This rare American Art Deco pigeon racing trophy features a very architecturally designed fluted base column in yellow and marbled burgundy Catalin Bakelite with the yellow areas hav...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

Materials

Brass

1937 Red Emerson AU-190 Cathedral Catalin / Bakelite Tube Radio
Located in Wallkill, NY
1937 Red Emerson AU-190 Cathedral Catalin / Bakelite Tube Radio. Red case with Red knobs. This radio is very rare to fine it in this condition. The radio is ORIGINAL and in excelle...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Bakelite

1937 Yellow Emerson Au-190 Cathedral Catalin Bakelite Tube Radio
Located in Wallkill, NY
1937 yellow Emerson AU-190 cathedral catalin / Bakelite tube radio. Yellow case with yellow knobs. This radio is very rare to find it in this condition. The radio is original and i...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Bakelite

Zenith 5s237 Art Deco Restored Tube Radio Bluetooth
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
Original Zenith Radio model (1937) 5s237 Black Dial Tube Radio and Bluetooth. Fully restored mechanically and cosmetically as seen in the photos listed. This Art Deco period radio wa...
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Dry Bars

Materials

Wood

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery