FADA 1000 "Bullet" Catalin Radio in Alabaster + Red - Great
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FADA "Bullet" Model 1000 Radio in alabaster with red marbleized catalin trim. This beautiful original Art Deco FADA "Bullet" is as clean as one can be found and would truly make a great addition to any radio or Deco collection. This radios styling epitomizes 1940’s Streamline design. Its sleek, rounded lines suggest speed and practicality, hallmarks of streamlined industrial design from those years. FADA produced many radios and televisions over the years, but its Catalin radios, particularly the "Bullet" is the best-known model.
The original red trim adds contrast and style to this stunning example of a FADA Bullet model. The glossy Catalin cabinet is perfect + has beautiful faint clear and white marbleizing that really adds depth to the cabinet. The cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, breaks, stress lines or repairs. The red catalin dial ring, fluted knobs and handle are original and correct to the radio and also in great condition with no cracks, stress lines, chips, breaks or repairs. The Deco "Gemloid" dial face is bright and in great condition. Radio retains the original cardboard back panel, early style gold grill cloth in great condition. Clear dial plastic cover is a replacement. This beautiful FADA has been well taken care of and has very few small scratches consistent with age + use of set.
Radio measures approximately: 10.25" wide by 6.25" high by 5.5" 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.