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What is this?

Rectangular black Bakelite case with a slightly smaller foot; large circular speaker on front covered with brown and black woven fabric. Below speaker is an arch-shaped station indicator above three small circular dials.

This is a radio from Germany. It is dated ca. 1933 and we acquired it in 1986. Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

bakelite, textile (speaker cover)

Its dimensions are

Overall: 38.7 x 28 x 16.5 cm (15 1/4 x 11 x 6 1/2 in.)

This object was manufactured by DeTeWe and designed by Walter Maria Kersting

This object was donated by Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18621889/ |title=Radio, "VE301", ca. 1933 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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