Radio/Phonograph, RCA Model 82; Radio Corporation of America (RCA); 1930-1940; U...

Name/Title

Radio/Phonograph, RCA Model 82

About this object

This is an RCA (Radio Corporation of America) Model 82 Radio/Phonograph. A magnificent American 9 valve radio and record player from the 1930s, the RCA 82 boosted an advanced superhetrodyne design which provided high amplification, accurate oscillator tracking that permitted single knob tuning and a large moving coil loudspeaker.

As well as playing records, the pickup could be used with pre-grooved discs to make recordings.

Maker

Radio Corporation of America (RCA)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1930-1940

Period

1930s

Place Made

North and Central America, United States

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, wood, mahogany?
inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Engraved on record player arm and the front of the radio 'RADIOLA RCA'.

Measurements

h 1180 mm x w 690 mm x d 460 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

equipment

Object number

Unknown

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from
Tags
1930s
Communication
Music

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