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2R51 Radio

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.

  • Sunburst Radio
  • molded plastic, cast gilt-metal, chrome.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1996-72-1

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Its dimensions are

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

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2R51 Radio; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); Manufactured by Radio Corporation of America; 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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