Sentinel 177U Catalin Radio in Marbleized Oxblood + Butterscotch Trim
Seldom Seen Sentinel Wrap Around Grill Catalin Radio
Catalin Sentinel model 177U or 248NR radio in a beautiful + incredibly marbleized oxblood red colored case with butterscotch 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 radio is a stunning example of this Sentinel model that is seldom seen.
The glossy Catalin oxblood red cabinet has beautiful marbleizing that really adds depth to the cabinet + is in excellent condition with no chips, nicks or tube burns. Catalin cabinet has a Dan Blake repair on the left corner of the grill continuing to the underside of radio This repair is very difficult to detect. The Butterscotch catalin grill, knobs + dial surround are original and in great condition.
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.