Air King A-600 'Duchess' Catalin Radio in Green with Yellow
Seldom Seen Beautifully Marbleized Green Catalin Air King
Seldom seen Air King A-600 'Duchess" radio in green with yellow catalin, is a large radio with a unique design + construction. Designed in 1946, this radio is comprised of 3 separate catalin pieces setting it apart from other radios of the time. The front of the cabinet is comprised of two colors, the green grill and the yellow surround, both cast separately which are fastened to the main green cabinet. It is believed that the front panel + the large attached grill are among the largest cast catalin parts ever made.
The green Catalin cabinet is heavily marbleized with tones of green, brown, yellow + clear that add depth to an already beautiful radio. The swirl pattern on the top and right side of cabinet is very different then other examples of this radio. The swirls look like green, borwn and clear "drips". The stately size of this radio, the great color, and contrasting trim make for a stunning Art Deco radio.
Radio cabinet has been hand polished to an incredible gloss. This radio's beautiful catalin cabinet is in perfect original condition with no cracks chips, tube burns, or repairs. The yellow catalin grill surround and green catalin knobs are also free of cracks, chips, or repairs. The plastic dial face is in great original condition. The masonite back is original to the radio and still retains the original manufacturers sticker.
Radio measures approximately: 13" wide by 8" high by 7" deep. This set is sold "as-is + untested", the chassis seems complete. Set is being sold as a "non-working" vintage electronic device that should be gone over by a qualified technician.