Catalin Sentinel 248NR Radio in Oxblood Red with Yellow Trim
Seldom Seen Sentinel Wrap Around Grill Catalin Radio
Sentinel model 248NR / 177U catalin radio in a beautiful + highly marbleized oxblood red colored case with yellow trim. This radios design with its wrap around grill, dial surround + cabinet etchings is a magnificent, exquisitely crafted Art Deco radio. Manufactured in 1939 by Sentinel Radio Corporation, out of Illinois. This model is seldom seen and came in three-color combinations. The catalin has a deep shine, rich color and glow and also has exceptionally striking clear, yellow , orange + red colorful marbleizing.
The glossy catalin oxblood red cabinet has beautiful marbleizing that really adds depth to the cabinet + has no cracks, chips, nicks, tube burns or repairs. However; the cabinet has one small tight hairline coming off the right lower corner of the dial opening that is barely noticeable. The butterscotch catalin grill, knobs + dial surround are original to the radio and in perfect condition. The radio is a stunning example of this Sentinel model that is seldom seen in near perfect condition as they are prone to heavy damage. The radio retains the original manufacturers sticker affixed to the interior of the cabinet. Dial plastic cover is a correct replacement.
This radio measures approximately: 10.25" wide by 6.75" high by 5.25" 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.