Marbled black/white plaskon, green & white plaskon L2
white & maroon and maroon & white plaskon versions
one of the catalin versions that were available
The "small" or "waterfall" Addison radio from the 1940s is one of the greatest radio designs in history!
The fabulous waterfall grill and matching trim came in many different color combinations.
The cabinets and trim were made from bakelite, plaskon and catalin plastics.
Factory-painted finishes were also available.
Model C400, in mottled robin-egg blue beetle. A midget set that was made in various colors.
The US General Electric model
GD-500 is nearly identical,
only the volume and tuning knob were different and it did not have the small hood above
the tuning dial.
Advertising ashtrays put out by Canada General Electric for
Radiotron tubes (the base of the tubes say, "Made in Canada").
Red/green/black bakelite, marbled white/black, and spotted bakelite.
The model 5000 "Baby Champ" is referred to among collectors as the "Rainbow". It was made in Canada in 1947.
The cabinets had an attractive metallic shimmer from the variety of hammertone enamel finishes that were available
including red, blue, green and red gold. White and unpainted brown cabinets were also options.
There were a couple of 3-knob versions; a 2 band AM/Shortwave version and also an AM set with a third knob for tone control.
There were a couple different dial and dial pointer designs.
Check out these 1947 advertisements (schematics)