Here we have Futurism at its finest! If ever there was a radio that defines 1950’s styling, this is it! North America was enjoying this post war era of middle class prosperity. Decor design was influenced by the excitement of science and space exploration and reflected vibrant and fun colours. The emphasis was on leisure, comfort and relaxation. How better to relax , in 1959, than listen to your new pastel pink accented, futuristic styled, HT201 radio. Indulge your nostalgic side and be the new owner of this great, rare piece of history!
It is a Hallicrafters branded set which was sold in the United States under “CBS and Travler” badges. in Canada, a few were known to be produced with the “Arcadia” name. These do not come up for sale with the Hallicrafters badge very often. This radio is very clean. It has eye lash crack on rear edge which has been repaired from inside with epoxy and does not take away from the set at all. The radio has been electrically refurbished. If you would like to stream Bluetooth to this radio, please see our product called the “MicroMitter” in products and accessories.
All radios for sale by The Retro Radio Shop have had a thorough assessment and electronic refurbishing. All out of spec tubes, resistors and capacitors replaced. Any cracks in case repaired and painted. Each radio will come with a schematic diagram and, if applicable, a work order detailing the restoration work completed. Please feel free to ask any questions. Buy with confidence!