Radio, Stewart Warner R116; Stewart Warner; 1934-1935; Unknown

Name/Title

Radio, Stewart Warner R116

About this object

Introduced in 1934-5, this Stewart Warner R116 model is a typical small 5 valve mantel radio suitable for a small house or flat. Stewart Warner, a Chicago based company, originally made automotive instruments but about 1925 joined the radio craze as manufacturers of good quality receivers.

Maker

Stewart Warner

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1934-1935

Period

1930s

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, wood
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton
inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
inorganic, processed material, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, steel?

Inscription and Marks

Stamped into front brass panel: 'STEWART WARNER'.

Measurements

h 310 mm x w 230 mm x d 190 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

equipment

Object number

Unknown

Copyright Licence  

Attribution (cc) Attribution (cc)

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