Fada 5F50 Catalin Radio in Yellow + Blue - Great
Superb Example of an Early FADA 53/5F50 Catalin Radio
Beautiful Fada model 53 / 5F50 Catalin radio in marbleized yellow with a marbleized blue grill. Wonderful Art Deco model made in 1938 by FADA Radio + Electric Company has a beautiful design and size. This yellow and blue example is all-original and in great condition with a beautiful glossy finish. Blue grill which has taken on a rich greenish-blue patina has intense yellow marbleizing + a beautiful transparency that gives it depth.The catalin cabinet retains the factory gloss, the blue trim adds contrast and style to this stunning example.
The cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, tube burns or repairs. The marbleized blue catalin insert grill is also free of cracks, chips or repairs. 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; cord is cut. Set is being sold as a "non-working" vintage electronic device that should be gone over by a qualified technician.