Emerson BT-245 Catalin "Tombstone" Radio in Yellow + Plum
Stunning Perfect Iconic 1938 Art Deco Catalin Emerson Radio
Emerson BT-245 catalin tombstone radio in butterscotch with maroon trim. The cabinet is a beautiful butterscotch yellow with marbleizing in tones of clear and light yellow that add depth to an already beautiful radio. The rich deep color is brought out even more with its contrasting maroon louvered grill + knobs. The radio is in original, untouched condition, and is just a great example of this Emerson "Tombstone" model. This particular radio is interesting because it has always had the Emerson "script" decal on the front rather then the "clef" decal that is commonly seen on the BT-245 model.
Radio cabinet is in perfect condition with no cracks, chips, tube burns or repairs. Has small scratches consistent with age and use. Cabinet retains original manufactures label affixed to the bottom of cabinet. Gold Gemloid dial is bright and perfect. This models fragile plastic/tenite grill, which is prone to deterioration, is original and showing only minor warp, and light scratches. Knobs, water-slide decal and dial plastic are correct replacements.
Radio measures approximately: 7" wide by 10" high by 5" 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 prior to use.