FADA 53 Catalin Radio in Alabaster with Red Grill
Superb Example of an Early FADA 53/5F50 Catalin Radio
Beautiful prewar 1938 FADA model 53 / 5F50 Catalin radio in marbleized alabaster with a marbleized red grill insert. Wonderful Art Deco model made in 1938 by FADA Radio + Electric Company has a beautiful design and size. This alabaster and red example is all-original and in great condition with a beautiful glossy finish. The catalin cabinet retains the factory gloss, the red trim adds contrast and style to this stunning example.
Catalin cabinet, insert grill and gum-drop knobs are original to the radio and are free of cracks, chips and repairs. Beautifully marbleized cabinet has been cut/polished back to the original alabaster. Clear dial plastic cover and water slide decal are correct replacements. This beautiful FADA has been well taken care of and has very few small scratches consistent with light use.
The radio measures 7.75" wide by 5.75" high by 4.75" 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.