Antique Vintage & Retro Tube Radio sales. Quality restorations of Art Deco, Mid Century and Jet or Atomic Age sets. Bluetooth and aux inputs added.

1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio
1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio

1948 Westinghouse 501 “Refrigerator” Radio

Regular price $229.99 Sale

1948 Westinghouse model 501. Like it’s older sibling, the H-125/6, it shares the nickname “Refrigerator” due to their shape. The unique cabinet design allows it to be hung against a wall by its rear panel hooks, stood vertically or horizontally on a table. Aux cord installed on this set already. 


It has been electronically refurbished and the original AM radio sounds great. At checkout, you will have the option of having an aux cord installed, Bluetooth Functionality or FM module included. 

Explanation of options 

- Base Original AM functionality: The radios original AM circuitry has been thoroughly inspected/refurbished and any out of spec components replaced. 

- 3.5mm Aux input cord installed: in addition to the original radio circuitry refurbishing, a 3.5mm aux cord is installed so that an audio player, smartphone or Bluetooth module can be plugged into it. There’s a small microswitch installed,  in a discrete as possible location, that allow the user to toggle between the original AM radio signals and the aux input such as Bluetooth. 

- Input cord installed with Bluetooth module: Original circuitry refurbished, the 3.5mm aux cord installed and a Bluetooth adapter included. Radio will be able to receive Bluetooth audio. 

- Input cord installed with Bluetooth and FM module: Original circuitry refurbished, the 3.5mm aux cord installed and a Bluetooth adapter included. Radio will be able to receive Bluetooth audio and also FM radio stations.