Sylvania Model 1201 Bakelite Radio

Dark green radios are so unusual that I just had to have this one, despite the horror that somebody inflicted on its knobs. The cabinet is painted Bakelite and the knobs are plastic. Somebody (let's be charitable and assume it was a child) decided to "improve" the dials by slopping red paint over their centers. Maybe someday when I have lots of time, I'll try restoring the plastic knobs. Meanwhile, at least I can say that I own a dark green radio, even if it does spend most of its time out of sight.

The Sylvania logo on the grill is made of pot metal, painted the same color as the cabinet.

I own only one other dark green set, a Sparton 325T clock radio.

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